Resolution J2152-2013

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Saint Gregory the Great School



  • Jun 11, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 5, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commemorating  the  100th  Anniversary of Saint
Gregory the Great School, to be celebrated on Friday, July 20, 2012

WHEREAS, It is the sense of  this  Legislative  Body  to  recognize  and
commend  those  institutions  of true purpose and high achievement whose
exemplary programs and accomplishments clearly demonstrate  an  enduring
pursuit of excellence in the education of the youth of this noble Empire
State; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly  proud  to  commem-
orate  the  100th  Anniversary  of Saint Gregory the Great School, to be
celebrated on Friday, July 20, 2012 at Grand Prospect Hall; and
  WHEREAS, This fine event is the Award Dinner Dance and will  be  later
followed by another celebration on Sunday, September 16, 2012; and
  WHEREAS,  Located in Brooklyn, New York, Saint Gregory the Great Roman
Catholic School was established in 1912  and  shares  in  the  education
mission  of  the  Church  with all parents and guardians; it is a unique
school since it is a catholic community which endeavors to foster  spir-
itual, intellectual, emotional, social, moral and physical growth of all
students through a living of the Gospel and an academic environment; and
  WHEREAS,  Saint  Gregory's  is  located in the beautiful Crown Heights
section of Brooklyn and provides for students from Nursery through Grade
8; the school is a ministry of Saint Gregory the  Great  Parish  and  is
staffed  totally  with  lay educators and consists of predominantly West
Indian and African-American descendants; and
  WHEREAS, The goal of Saint Gregory the Great School is  to  meet  high
standards  along  with building up students in a very positive way so as
to obtain a higher standard for the growth of the church and civil soci-
ety; and
  WHEREAS, Accredited by  Middle  States  Association  of  Colleges  and
Schools, Saint Gregory the Great School is ably led by Principal Rudolph
Cyrus-Charles;  this  outstanding  individual  has  been instrumental in
helping the school prosper today and into the future; and
  WHEREAS, It has always been the intent of  this  Legislative  Body  to
support  and promote the educational institutions that provide the young
people of the State of New York with the confidence and knowledge neces-
sary to become successful in today's society; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commemorate  the 100th Anniversary of Saint Gregory the Great School, to
be celebrated on Friday, July 20, 2012; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mr. Rudolph Cyrus-Charles, Principal, Saint Gregory the Great


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