St. Francis Prep

Wise beyond his years
Wise beyond his years
Education & Kids Mitchell Kirk 9/30/2012 at 8:56AM

Salvatore “Sal” Cocchiaro is a machine. The 17-year-old senior at St. Francis Preparatory School (SFP) has taken eight Advanced Placement courses throughout his high school career, putting him at least a full semester ahead of the game before he even gets to college. The Bayside resident also has more honor society memberships than most. He [...]

Loved ones mourn as Prep teen laid to rest after tragic death
Loved ones mourn as Prep teen laid to rest after tragic death
News Melissa Chan 9/04/2012 at 1:38PM

Loved ones who gathered at a wake on Labor Day to mourn the popular St. Francis Prep teen killed Friday in a gruesome party bus accident remembered him as a hilarious, fun-loving boy with a permanent smile pressed on his face. “He was always cracking jokes,” said classmate Noah Buttner, 15. “He made [geometry class] [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/03/2012 at 11:48AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 79. Winds from the SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and rain showers after midnight. Low of 72. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall [...]

Lady Terriers reflect on tough season
Lady Terriers reflect on tough season
Sports Neil A. Carousso 3/13/2012 at 3:57PM

The St. Francis Prep Lady Terriers basketball team finished with only two victories overall, but, their sense of camaraderie grew down the stretch of the season. The hype of the season did not quite match up with the execution on the court, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t work hard. The Lady Terriers victories came [...]

Lady Terriers capture crown; now seek state title
Lady Terriers capture crown; now seek state title
News Neil A. Carousso 11/08/2011 at 12:36PM

Over the past half-decade, the St. Francis Prep ladies volleyball team has dominated the Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA). That domination continued as the Lady Terriers defeated the Stanners of Archbishop Molloy in the Brooklyn/Queens CHSAA championship game in Fresh Meadows on November 2. Before the championship game, the Stanners and Lady Terriers met [...]

Jamaica track star takes talent on the road
Jamaica track star takes talent on the road
News Steve Mosco 10/25/2011 at 3:12PM

A track star from Jamaica keeps Queens in her heart as she pounds the New England pavement, collecting accolades and running circles around the competition. Karen Roa, a former Terrier and three-year letterwinner with St. Francis Prep, entered the University of Massachusetts (UMASS) filled with excited nerves and anticipation. Now a senior, the 21-year-old looks [...]