Catholic Schools Week 2015

The theme for the National Catholic Schools Week 2015 is Catholic Schools: “Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” The annual observance starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2015 is January 26-30. Schools typically celebrate Catholic Schools Week with Masses, open houses, and other activities for faculty, students, families, and parishioners. Here at St. Gregory the Great Catholic School, we celebrate Catholic Schools Week with the following events:

Monday, January 26th: CSW Opening Mass 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, January 27th: Grandparents Day

Wednesday, January 28th: Parents Day

Thursday, January 29th: Teacher Appreciation Day

Friday, January 30th: Student Appreciation Day

Open House and New Student Application Day on January 11, 2015

Our OPEN HOUSE and NEW STUDENT APPLICATION DAY for the 2015-2016 school year will be held on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at St. Gregory School from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm.Testing of all prospective students will take place on Saturday, February 7, 2015 .

Please note that children entering Kindergarten by state law MUST be 5 years old by September 1, 2015; children entering Pre-K4 MUST be 4 years old by September 1, 2015; children entering Pre- K3 program MUST be 3 years old by September 1, 2015; and children entering the Pre-K2 Program MUST be 2 years old to begin.

Please have with you the following items:

  • Child’s original birth certificate (copy).
  • Child’s baptismal certificate (copy) – this includes those baptized at St. Gregory Church.
  • Child’s First Holy Communion certificate (copy) – for children applying for 4th through 8th grades. This includes those who received the sacrament at St. Gregory Church.
  • Non-refundable testing fee of $25.00 per student.
  • K-8 – FAMILY APPLICATION: Families with students applying for grades K-8 must pay a non-refundable application processing fee of $200.00, per family.
  • Pre-K2, Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 – STUDENT APPLICATION: Families with students applying for all Pre-K programs must pay a non-refundable application processing fee of $200.00 per student.
  • Please note: Pre-K2 Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 programs are a separate entity from the K-8 school with separate tuition charges and student application processing charges.

Applications cannot be processed if information is incomplete.

The Principle Criteria for Entrance into St. Gregory School:

  • The length of registered residence in St. Gregory Parish.
  • The regular practice of the Catholic Faith by the whole family.
  • The degree of activity in the various ministries and programs of the parish.
  • The regular support of St. Gregory Church in proportion to the means of the family.
  • The participation of prospective students in our parish religious program (CCD).
  • The factor of having siblings at St. Gregory School.
  • Transfer students from other Catholic schools.
  • Qualified students from parishes which do not have their own parish schools.
  • Any factor that in the opinion of the Administration merits special consideration.

Geography Bee First Round Winners Announced!


Our St. Gregory Geography Bee was held on December 9, 2014. 1st round winners were: 5th Grade -Chase Garey, Ella Tillinghast, Oliver Lasczo.  6th Grade – Cayla Copeland, Rachel Boyan, Felicia Taylor. 7th Grade – Edmundo Masias, Shane Cameron, Amanda Cordero.  8th Grade- Harrison Tobin, Natalie Gregory, Cassandra Knowles. The next round, to determine a school winner, will take place in January.

Thespian Results

Districts Results

Revolting Children

Large Group Musical – SUPERIOR

Bianca Weston

Riley Boerger

Felicia Taylor

Emma Stewart-Garrison

Alexander Moussa

Mikel Urquiaga

Justin Ley

Sabrina Gonzalez

Jonathan Demar

Maria Martone

Laura Cullen

Irma Dinallo

Gian Luca Estebanez



Large Group Musical – SUPERIOR

Alexandra O’Dowd

Amanda Cordero

Camden Stankus

Camille Giordano

Celina Azebeokhai

Emily Hui

Erin Grilliot

Grace Karbonik

Irene Posada

Jared Hunt

Jillian Meloro

Kaia Fazio

Katherine Cinquino

Mayumi Porto

Sean Garcia

Shea Williams



Sean Garcia – Superior

Jared Hunt – Superior

Mauricio Severo – Superior

Felicia Taylor – Excellent

Hannah McCarty – Superior

Emily Hui – Excellent

Mayumi Porto – Excellent


Solo Musical

Camden Stankus – Excellent

Camille Giordano – Excellent

Katherine Cinquino – Excellent

Alexandra O’Dowd – Excellent

Grace Karbonik – Excellent

Bianca Weston – Superior

Jillian Meloro – Excellent


Duet Acting

Kaia Fazio/ Celina Azebeokhai – Superior

Alexandra Huber/ Nicholas Huber – Superior

Amanda Cordero/ Mayumi Porto – Superior


Duet Musical

Emma Stewart- Garrison/ Mackenzie Lerner – Excellent

Emily Hui/ Morgan Grilliot – Excellent


Small Group Musical – SUPERIOR

Camille Giordano/ Camden Stankus/ Grace Karbonik



Improvisation Skit – Good

Jared Hunt

Shane Cameron