Welcome to the
Website of St. Agnes Cathedral School. Please feel free to peruse the website to learn about the history of the school, its mission,
curriculum, students, faculty, staff and programs.
1917, the school, after ninety-nine years, continues to provide a
spiritually rich and challenging academic program for Catholic children
in grades K-8. The commitment of clergy, administrators, faculty, staff
and parents to ongoing growth and quality has resulted in recognition
by the United States Department of Education as a National School of
Excellence and accreditation by the Middle States Association for
Colleges and Schools.
With an enrollment of over 700 students, St. Agnes
Cathedral School is the largest K-8 Parish elementary school in the
Diocese of Rockville Centre.
Mrs. Cecilia St. John, Principal
Mr. Brian Jensen, Assistant Principal
~Second Sunday of Advent~
Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to
prepare the way of Your only-begotten Son, that through His coming we may be
worthy to serve You with purified minds. Who lives and reigns, with God the
Father, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
world without end. Amen.
As we enter the second week of Advent, the students will
continue to perform good deeds and acts of kindness. They will also pray for
the parishioners of St. Agnes.
The St. Agnes Cathedral School Catholic Service Club will
spread some Christmas cheer this week by Christmas Caroling at two local
The first caroling event will take place on Monday, December 5th
at the Maple Pointe Assisted Living Facility, located at 260 Maple Avenue. The
second caroling event will take place on Tuesday, December 6th at the Grand
Pavilion Nursing Home, located at 41 Maine Avenue.
Students participating in either of these caroling events
should wear their dress uniform to school. Parents are responsible for getting
their child to the facility by 3:15 P.M. Pick-up from the facility is at 4:15
The service club is collecting board and card games for the Make a Difference Christmas Foundation. Donations will be collected this week, December 5th- 9th, and next week, December 12th-14th. Please help the service club assist this foundation.
preparation for Christmas, the students in grades 5 and 6 will receive the Sacrament
of Reconciliation on Tuesday, December 6th. Students in grades 3, 4 , 7, and 8 will receive Reconciliation next week.
School will dismiss at 12 noon on Wednesday, December 7th, for
Parent-Teacher Conferences. Conferences will be held in the afternoon from 1-3
P.M. and again in the evening from 5:30-8 P.M.
No appointments are necessary. Your
child’s homeroom teacher will give you your child’s report card. Appointments
are 10 minutes each with the homeroom teacher. If you need to speak to a
departmental teacher, the homeroom teacher will record your request and the
departmental teacher will contact you for an appointment. Tuition accounts must be up to date to receive your child's report card.
December 7th, the Home-School Association is sponsoring two half day events. The
first one is for students in grades K-3 at the Art Studio, and the second one
is for students in grades 4-6 at the Pretzel Stop. Click on the embedded links
to access the registration for the events.
K-3: Art Studio.pdf 1-2:30
4-6: PRETZEL STOP Flyer.docx
School is closed on Thursday, December 8th, in
honor of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. It is a Holy Day of
Saturday, December 10th, the Mothers’ Club is hosting
Breakfast with Santa in the Carlin Dining Hall for the Kindergarten children at
8:45 A.M. and first grade children at 9 A.M.
Long Island artist and illustrator, Ann Engelhart, will visit St. Agnes Cathedral School on Thursday, December 15th. She will read the book, Bambinelli Sunday, to the 2nd and 3rd graders. The students may bring their Baby Jesus figurines to school to be blessed. Pre-order her book this week to receive a signed copy on the 15th. Order forms are embedded below.
dwell in our hearts this Second Week of Advent!
Mrs. Cecilia St. John
On the Horizon:
Service Club Meeting: December 14th: 2:45- 4 P.M.
Wrapping donated board and card games
Illustrator Visit: Ann Engelhart: Bambinelli Sunday: December 15th
Embedded below is the link to the video of the Cathedral renovations. It was taped by a drone! Great footage and something to take a look at! St. Agnes is truly blessed to have such a beautiful building to pray and worship in.