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2022-2023 8th grade Assistant Principal I.A.                                      2022-2023 8th grade Guidance Counselor


                                                 Ms. Marlena Nadler                                                                               Mr. Daniel Flaxman


                                                 718-961-3480 x 1256                                                                             718-961-3480 x 1091   



Grade 8 School Supply List


TACHS: Test for Admission to Catholic High Schools: Registration for the TACHS exam is now open with the deadline of October 27, 2022 by 5pm to register. Registration has to be done on the TACHS website, If you are having trouble with the website, you can call (866) 618-2247, and a TACHS representative will assist you with registering over the phone. For the 2022-2023 school year, the TACHS exam will be administered online and must be taken at home. On the TACHS website link that we included above, there is a “Handbook” section outlining all of the information needed to apply to Catholic High Schools. Mr. Flaxman will be assisting students who are applying to Catholic High Schools by obtaining their transcripts, paper applications, report card and letters of recommendation to send to the schools. Please bring back your TACHS applicant record to Mr. Flaxman by October 31st .

***STUDENTS*** Please provide the teachers and staff ample time to write your letters of recommendation. Do not wait until the last minute to ask the staff as we do not want to submit applications late. For Families Requesting Extended Time for the TACHS Exam: Any student who needs extended time through an IEP or 504, October 7th , 2022 will be the deadline to send in the supporting documentation to the Diocese. This form is not to be submitted to the TACHS exam office. It will be returned if it is sent to the tachs office. Instead, they can request documentation from us (IEP or 504) and we will help them send it preferably to complete this form before October 7th and send it to us so that Ms. DePoalo can sign it and we can send it in.



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2022 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

St. John’s University Taffner Field House 8000 Utopia Parkway (between Union Turnpike and Grand Central Parkway) Jamaica, New York 11439

Please make sure you create an account for each school you plan on applying to.

St. Francis Preparatory - Open House 10/15

Holy Cross High School - Open House 10/16

Molloy High School - Open House 10/16

Mary Louis Academy - Open House 10/16

**Please note there are other schools, but these are some local ones that students like to apply to. If you need assistance with a different school please see Mr. Flaxman.


Any questions? Please see Mr. Flaxman in room 109 or email


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