Open House 2013 PP.pptx - Westchester Private Catholic College



Open House 2013 PP.pptx - Westchester Private Catholic College
Welcome to
Kennedy Catholic High School
Kennedy Catholic traces its origins to Saint Mary’s High School which was founded in 1924 in nearby Katonah. •  Kennedy Catholic is a college preparatory school. We follow the New York States Regents curriculum and encourage all of our students to strive to aGain the Advanced Regents diploma. –  4 years of math –  4 years of science –  4 years of English –  4 years of Social Studies –  3 or 4 years of a foreign language –  4 years of theology –  At least 1 year of fine arts –  Physical EducaMon I-­‐Pads and Blackboard Our students use I-­‐Pads in conjunc2on with the state-­‐of-­‐the-­‐art Blackboard system to have a fully interac2ve educa2onal experience. !66 real college credits are available through our affiliaMons with St. John’s University, Iona College, and SUNY Albany. !We offer 9 Advance Placement (AP) Classes in Sciences, Foreign Languages, English, and History PSAT and SAT •  Kennedy offers a PSAT class for all students •  Our guidance department organizes a pracMce SAT for all students in junior year. •  Kennedy students score significantly higher on the SAT than the naMonal average. 560 540 520 500 Kennedy NaMonal Average 480 460 440 CriMcal Reading Math WriMng Brendan Clair University of Alabama John Davin Gabrielle D’Amato United States Naval Academy Fordham • The Class of 2013 Earned More Than 17.8 Million Dollars in Scholarships
• The Students of the Class of 2013 Were Accepted to More than 250 Colleges
and Universities Across The United States and Canada
Dennis Devey Shayna Gaskins United States Naval Academy Ithaca College Jennifer Heintz Northeastern Class of 2013 - Students of Excellence
There were four military academy acceptances in the Class of 2013. Bridget Devey Class of 2014 -­‐ Named a NaMonal Merit Scholarship Semi-­‐Finalist -­‐ Recipient of a LeGer of Assurance to The United States Naval Academy at Annapolis -­‐ Recipient of a Full Scholarship from the ROTC to the University of Notre Dame Athletics
- The Kennedy Catholic Gaels
compete in three leagues
- Section One
- The Independent Schools League
- 21 League Championships
- 11 League Coaches of the Year
- Over 200 All – League Players
Our athletic facilities include:
- newly renovated gymnasium
and locker rooms
- an artificial turf performance
- an artificial turf softball field
- a new baseball field
Bionic Gaels -­‐ RoboMcs Performing Arts
- Our band, chorus, and dance group
perform in two concerts per year.
- The Kennedy Catholic Players
perform in a musical annually during
the spring time. In the past, they have
performed in Fiddler On The Roof, On
The Town, and Anything Goes.
Fine Arts
Kennedy offers a full four
year program in the fine
arts. Our art students
participate in Studio Art
class and Drawing and
Painting classes.
Proudly Catholic
- Mass is offered daily at 7:45 am in St. Mary’s
- Mass is offered at least once a month for the
whole school community
- Confessions and Exposition of the Blessed
Sacrament are offered during lunch periods
on Fridays
- The Holy Rosary is recited after school
during October and May at the Grotto of Our
- Every student attends a retreat each year.
- Students are required to perform at least 120
hours of Christian service prior to graduation.
Coming to Kennedy Catholic
Shuttle Bus Service from:
1.  Dutchess County – Hopewell Junction
2.  Central Westchester –
Port Chester & Valhalla
3.  Goldens Bridge Metro North Station
Kennedy is easily accessible
via the Harlem Line of the
19 School Districts Provide Buses to
Catholic Education
that is
Worth The Trip