Christmas Tree Blessing

The Mary Louis Academy held its 3nd annual Christmas Tree Blessing and Lighting Ceremony on December 6. Several hundred students and faculty filled the school’s Garden Courtyard for the event which included prayer and Christmas selections from TMLA Orchestra and Glee Club.  Refreshments followed in the cafeteria for all.

TMLA Visits Columbia U. Engineering

TMLA’s physics students, robotics team members and the team’s moderators Mrs. Chukhareva and Mr. Aguanno visited Columbia University’s esteemed Fu Foundation for Engineering Sciences. Our group toured the Plasma Physics Lab where a professor who was a MacArthur Genius Award recipient discussed the use of plasma as an alternative energy [ read more ]

Advent Gifts

In the spirit of Advent journeys, TMLA looks for ways to help our sisters and brothers in need.  As we do each year we collect unwrapped toys for local families for St. John’s Bread and Life Sponsor-A-Family program.  Each student is asked to bring in one unwrapped toy appropriate for a 7-8 [ read more ]

TMLA Genesians’ “Play On”

“Play On,” the recent drama from TMLA’s Genesians theater group tells the story of a local community theater group trying to put on “Murder Most Foul,” a murder mystery.  With their excellent performances, the Genesians  company did prove that everyone loves a murder mystery.  Special thanks to all Genesians  performers [ read more ]

Sports Update: TMLA Varsity and JV Volleyball teams: New York City Champs

TMLA Varsity and JV Volleyball teams capture the New York City Championships.  TMLA JV defeated Maria Regina for City AA Championship and TMLA Varsity defeated Kennedy Catholic for City AA Championship.   This is the first time in school history that both Varsity and JV volleyball teams have won both the Brooklyn/Queens [ read more ]

Fm-Sr Hallowe’en Party

Freshwomen and their senior sisters teamed up and created colorful costumes to celebrate Hallowe’en.  With music, dance, snacks and costume contests,  it was a fun way to help 9th year students get better acquainted with TMLA.  The variety of costumes made it hard for the judges to decide the winner/s, [ read more ]

Cultural Harmony Festival

At the Cultural Harmony Festival TMLA celebrated the rich heritage of our diverse student body.  For this event, faculty and students were treated to a variety of food, music and dance that reflect the cultural heritage of members of the Italian, Irish, Spanish, French, Asian, Latin, African Heritage, and Caribbean [ read more ]

TMLA Open House I

On Sunday, October 15, TMLA welcomed 7th and 8th grade students and their families to our Open House where they toured TMLA to meet our teachers, ask questions, talk with our students, and plan for the future.  Families and guests were guided through demonstrations from our Robotics team, music from our orchestra and glee [ read more ]

Columbia U’s Outreach — TMLA’s STEM education

As part of TMLA’s STEM education program, Yocheved Ungar, a graduate student from Columbia University’s FU Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science gave an excellent presentation that extended the horizons of TMLA students. Her topic of Spore-Based Engine Machines included a discussion about what spores are, how they harvest [ read more ]

Help Academia Maria Reina in Puerto Rico

All of the CSJ schools are coming together to help our sister school, Academia Maria Reina, that was dramatically affected by the recent hurricanes. We wish to help them not only through our daily prayer, but we want to aid them financially, so they can rebuild.  Cash was  collected  during homeroom [ read more ]