Monthly Archive: November 2014

Diocesan Music Ministry Award

November 20, 2014

Diocesan Music Ministry Award

On Friday November 21st at 7:30pm our very own Tahime Menelas will be presented with a Diocesan Music Ministry Award at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Tahime is a soloist and sings with the choir at 10am Mass at St. Kateri. We are so proud of what our BK students accomplish. Congrats!

Christmas Flower Sale

November 19, 2014

Bishop Kearney Parents Association Christmas Flower Sale

The BKPA is selling beautiful Poinsettias, Christmas Wreaths, Christmas Cactus and Cyclamen. These items are top quality and brought to us direct from Chase’s Greenhouse. Orders will be collected until Monday, November 24th, 2014 and can be picked up in the Bishop Kearney cafeteria between 3 and 6 p.m. on Friday, December 5th. Order forms were sent home in and Infinite Campus message or can be found in the main office. Please turn completed form and all monies into the main office no later than November 24th.

Christmas Flower Sale.  See what arrangements are available.

Quentin Gause excels…

November 17, 2014

Another Kearney Success Story.

Read more by clicking the D&C link below.

 

Rutgers Knights coach Kyle Flood says. “He’s a really gifted athlete, but I’ll tell you he’s in the top 1 percent of all the players we’ve had in terms of intangibles. He has a great work ethic. He does things right all the time, in the classroom and on the field.”

Holiday Gift Card Sale

November 13, 2014

Get a head start on your holiday shopping, avoid the stores, and help out the
Bishop Kearney Class of 2015 or stock up on gift cards for your own shopping!!

This year the PACE team will be offering a Holiday Gift Card Sale. These gift cards are the same as the gift cards you buy in stores. You pay the face value of the card and Bishop Kearney receives a percentage of the sale.

PACE, Parents Against Chemical Excess, provides seniors with the opportunity to celebrate their four years at BK together in an environment that is safe and free from chemical stimulants. This celebration is filled with fun, entertainment, food, and mementos for the entire class, and has come to be an anticipated institution for our seniors.

To accomplish this, each year we look for significant support from the community. The Holiday Gift Card Sale is one fundraiser to help support the PACE party.

The attached order form (PACE Gift Cards Order Form) includes a list of the gift cards we are offering for sale.

Send order forms and checks made out to Bishop Kearney High School to the school office by Wed. Nov 19.

Gift cards will be ready for pick up on Tues. Dec. 9 or Wed. Dec 10 from 2:30 – 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria.

Download your order form today.  PACE Gift Cards Order Form

Girls Hockey Program

November 6, 2014

Bishop Kearney Announces In-Residency Girls Hockey Program

Elite Players From Around the Globe Will Live, Learn, and Compete

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (November 6, 2014) – Today Bishop Kearney High School, a Golisano Education Partner, announced a partnership with LEGACY Global Sports to offer the first-ever Selects Academy girls’ hockey program in the United States. The program will bring elite youth hockey players from around the world to live and learn at Bishop Kearney while competing in the country’s highest level of girls’ hockey.

To house students participating in the program, Bishop Kearney will be renovating the currently unused third-floor dormitory that previously housed teachers at the school. The dormitories are complete with kitchens, lounge areas and onsite RA space, all of which will be getting a modern upgrade for its new residents. Dormitory renovations are expected to completed July, 2015.

“We’re excited to be the first school in the country to offer a Selects Academy program for girls,” Bishop Kearney President Thomas O’Neil said. “This unique program gives elite hockey players from around the world, exposure to the high-level academics we offer here at Bishop Kearney, all in a nurturing environment where they can pursue both their academic and athletic dreams.”

Selects Hockey, a division of LEGACY Global Sports, is an internationally acclaimed youth program that gives young athletes from across the globe the opportunity to compete against the best in their sport while also receiving high quality academics. LEGACY Global Sports will recruit players worldwide to participate in the program. Once students are selected and confirmed, Bishop Kearney will house and educate the students and manage implementation of the hockey program.

“The Selects Academy at Bishop Kearney will be the premier hockey academy in the world for girls,” said Selects Girls Hockey Director, Kathy Pippy. “We’re excited to have found such a high-level education partner for this new venture that will help open doors towards future success for youth athletes.”

Bill Grays Regional Iceplex (BGRI) will be the on-ice home for the Selects Academy for Girls at Bishop Kearney. The teams will practice, play home games and receive off-ice training at BGRI. The Iceplex will also be the venue for all future international Legacy Global Sports hockey tournaments in the region, will hold player development programs for elite hockey teams/players, and be a recruiting location for future participating student athletes.

“Monroe County boasts an incredibly rich tradition in amateur athletics and Bishop Kearney has certainly contributed to that success by producing some of the most talented scholar athletes anywhere,” said Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks. “Kearney’s new International Girls Hockey Program is sure to attract world-class athletes, international attention, and economic investment right here in our community. I thank Bishop Kearney and all partners involved for helping to make this exciting program possible.”

About Bill Gray’s Iceplex

Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex is a 170,000 square foot, multi-sport facility located on the campus of Monroe Community College. It is home to 4 NHL sized ice rinks, a Bill Grays Restaurant & Tap Room, Abbott’s Frozen Custard, Coffee Etc. gourmet coffee shop, Locker Room Sports retail hockey store, Maksymum Hockey, Excelsior Sports Prep Academy, Travel Team USA. It is also the training facility for the Rochester Americans AHL team and home to Nazareth Ice Hockey, Rochester Youth Hockey, Rochester Americans Junior Hockey, Rochester Americans Tier 1 Hockey teams, Spencerport High School Hockey, ROC City Roller Derby, ROC City Raiders Football, Rochester Ice Cats Hockey and numerous other organizations. For more information, visit www.billgraysiceplex.com.

About LEGACY Global Sports

LEGACY Global Sports is a global sporting event and player management company. With a full range of event & tour management, travel & housing services, player development and athlete representation, LEGACY provides a complete sports experience for youth athletes and their families. LEGACY’s mission is to impact the lives of our customers by maximizing individual potential and providing lifelong international and domestic experiences.

About Bishop Kearney High School

Bishop Kearney High School, a Golisano Education Partner (www.bkhs.org), is a private, Roman Catholic; co-educational school located in Irondequoit, N.Y., The school currently educates students in grades six through twelve. It is nationally recognized for providing a quality college preparatory program in a values-based family environment.

Guiding Eyes for the Blind

November 4, 2014

Jr. High Builders Club Raffle

The Junior High Builders Club is holding a raffle to benefit Guiding Eyes for the Blind, an organization that raises and trains guide dogs for the visually impaired. The prize is a special plush puppy-in-training named Orly. Raffle tickets will be on sale all week during both lunches. The price is 50 cents per ticket, or 3 tickets for one dollar. Please stop by and support this great cause!

Duration: November 3-7

Tickets: 50 cents for 1 ticket, 3 tickets for $1, sold during both lunch periods

Prize: small plush Guiding Eyes puppy (black lab) named Orly

Benefits: care and training of puppies for Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Questions: Contact Amy Feller at afeller@bkhs.org