Albertus Magnus News
Music in the Parks
Monday, May 20, 2013
MUSIC IN THE PARK – FRIDAY,
MAY 17, 2013 - Hershey Park, PA
to the AMHS Honor Choir, Veritas, on their impressive performance at the 2013
Music In The Parks Competition in Hershey, PA. They placed second in
their division and received the most coveted award, the "Espirit de
Espirit de Corps is presented to students from a school who demonstrate proper
social behavior as well as musical behavior/encouragement. They possess the
qualities of highly successful people who are sensitive to the feelings of
others and applaud accomplishments no matter if by one’s own school or another
school. Evaluation took place from arrival at the festival site to the
awards presentation. All schools are eligible for this award, but only one is awarded this prestigious honor.
CYO Art Contest Winners
Friday, May 10, 2013
to Albertus Magnus High School art students, under the guidance of art teacher,
Jen Wassmer, who have won awards in the 2013 Rockland County CYO Art Contest.
Hae Wan Park
Eight Sophomores Graduate-Teen Leadership Rockland
Thursday, May 9, 2013
sophomores from Albertus Magnus High School have completed the 2012-2013 Teen
Leadership Rockland program. The program is a 4-H Youth Development Program of
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County for high school sophomores,
which seeks to develop students’ leadership skills.
Magnus students are:
Milano (not pictured)
connects students who have leadership potential with each other and the
community through interactive seminars with community leaders. There were
approximately 25 students from Rockland’s high schools who participated this
goals of the program is to encourage students to recognize their own potential and
give them the tools for improved community involvement. Additionally, the program fosters a
better understanding of contemporary issues through interaction and problem
solving with peers and community leaders.
Leadership Rockland runs from November through April. Sessions include public speaking, understanding the justice
system, and leadership in county government.
students graduated and received certificates at an awards dinner held at the
Casa Mia Manor House on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Speakers included Susan Jaffe, Executive Director of Cornell
Cooperative Extension, KaraLindstrom, 4-H Youth Development Educator, Dr.
AnnMarie DiSiena, TLR Instructor, and Albertus Magnus senior, Alyson Benoit, who
is an alumna of the TLR Program.
Mock Trial Team Competes in County Finals
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Mock Trial team competed in the county finals on Thursday, April 25th. They faced Nyack High School and unfortunately succumbed to the feisty team in what spectators viewed as a close competition.
AMHS team is moderated by social studies teacher, Chris Power, and
coached by alumnus and parent, Ken Zemsky. Members of the team
Congratulations to the team on a super season! *Best of luck to our senior legal eagles.