Focus On Bishop Kearney High School

by NYC Firm Schools on November 8, 2010

Bishop Kearney High School is an all-girls high school that follows the Catholic tradition. It is located in Brooklyn, NYC and forms as the basis of its mission the educational philosophy of the Sisters of Saint Joseph.

The school opened in 1961 and since then has made educating young girls to become moral young women its top priority. Administrators and teachers seek to instill Gospel values in every girl while encouraging intellectual, emotional, moral, spiritual, and physical growth in every grade.

Bishop Kearney High School starts at the ninth grade and girls continue until they graduate from the twelfth. The curriculum consists of courses in the following areas:

  • Personhood
  • Moral Decision Making
  • Foreign language courses
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Basic and advanced sciences
  • Wives, Witches, and Warriors
  • Media and Society
  • Literature
  • Social Studies
  • Mathematics, including Statistics and AP Calculus
  • Music
  • Technology and business

Students are also encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities, which include badminton, basketball, book club, cheerleading, classic movies, computer club, concert choir, drama, fitness, Gaelic Club, Latin Club, marching band, National Honor Society, newspaper club, photography, student council, soccer, swimming, track, video yearbook, WBKS Kearney’s television station, and a whole lot more.

By the time girls graduate from Bishop Kearney High School they are well rounded and ready to take on the world.

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