Focus On St. Bernard School

by NYC Firm Schools on July 13, 2011

St. Bernard School is named for Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a French abbot who lived from 1090 to 1153. It is a Catholic elementary school located in Brooklyn and follows the curriculum set down by New York State.

Classes studied at St. Bernard School include:

  • Religion
  • Math
  • English/Language Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Computer/Technology
  • Art
  • Physical Education
  • Music
  • Spanish
  • Library Science

St. Bernard School is run by the Catholic parish of the same name. Students can participate in the liturgies, the children’s choir, and serve as altar servers. There is also a scouting program at the school and a sports league.

Programs in addition to the basic curriculum include Aquinas Club, Yearbook, Drama Club, Rosary Club, American Girl Club, Anime Club, Model Building Club, Salsa Dance Club, Art Club, Reading Club, Community Service, Art Studio, Technology Studio, Music Studio, and there are plenty more as well.

St. Bernard School opened its doors in 1964. Initially, boys and girls were in separate classes, but since opening the school have moved to co-ed classrooms.

Facilities include a computer lab, a library, a state-of-the-art science lab, and an auditorium/gymnasium. St. Bernard School also utilizes SMARTboards in the classroom.

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