Bishop Kenny High School

San Marco sisters to attend International Science Fair in California

San Marco sisters to attend International Science Fair in California

San Marco’s Mary Alice Young and her sister Izabelle, both students at Bishop Kenny High School, will attend the International Science Fair in Anaheim, Calif, May 11-16, corona virus permitting. The girls won the opportunity to compete in the prestigious science fair due to their performance during the Northeast Regional Science Fair Feb. 11. The […]

Crusader girls place second in state basketball tournament

Crusader girls place second in state basketball tournament

The Bishop Kenny Crusaders made another strong run in pursuit of their first state girls’ basketball title in 28 years but fell short against Orlando Lake Highland Prep at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, Florida.  They finished the season as second in the state championship tournament with a 22–10 record.  It was a hard-fought […]

Eagle Scouts soar at Bishop Kenny

Eagle Scouts soar at Bishop Kenny

Ten students at Bishop Kenny High School, representing eight troops in Jacksonville’s historic districts, have earned Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America this school year.  One of the main pillars of attaining the rank of Eagle Scout is the planning, development and completion of a significant service project. As part of the […]

Bishop Kenny girls win first state soccer championship

Bishop Kenny girls win first state soccer championship

For the girls on Bishop Kenny’s varsity soccer squad, history has been made!  The Crusaders won the school’s first-ever 4A State Championship in girls’ soccer on Feb. 26 by defeating Cardinal Gibbons. 2-1, in the state final at Spec Martin Stadium in Deland. The girls finished their regular season with a 16-4-2 record and were […]

Journalism students hone skills, tour Washington D.C.

Journalism students hone skills, tour Washington D.C.

Bishop Kenny sent 13 journalism students, along with newspaper adviser Jessica Durbin and yearbook adviser Dawn Huskey, to Washington, D.C. to attend the National High School Journalism Convention at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel from Nov. 20 through Nov. 24. Participants attended informational sessions on writing, editing, designing, photography, social media, leadership skills, and more […]

Pink Out volleyball tradition continues for Bishop Kenny, Bolles

Pink Out volleyball tradition continues for Bishop Kenny, Bolles

The 12-year Bishop Kenny-Bolles tradition to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer continued as volleyball teams from both schools squared off Oct. 8 to provide support for the Donna Foundation. Donna Deegan, a Bishop Kenny graduate, delivered an inspiring speech to a packed gymnasium during half-time of the Pink Out event. Over $5,000 […]

St. Nicholas resident wants city to move historic marker

St. Nicholas resident wants city to move historic marker

More than 200 years ago, when the Spanish occupied what is now known as Jacksonville, a small Spanish garrison once stood just west of the athletic fields of present-day Bishop Kenny High School in St. Nicholas. In the median of Atlantic Boulevard between Assumption School’s soccer field on the north and 50 feet north of […]

Outward Bound teaches lifelong lessons for two young women

Outward Bound teaches lifelong lessons for two young women

What do smart young women do when their female elders challenge them to take on the experience of a lifetime? In Marley Barton’s and Olivia Farah’s cases, they accept the challenge and come out of it with confidence, lasting friendships and a lot of memories. Farah, a sophomore at Bishop Kenny High School, was initially […]