Location: Jamaica, Queens
Address: 161-06 89 Avenue, Jamaica, NY.
Bishop: Opened under Molloy in 1936 Closed under Daily in
Known as/Nickname: "D.C."
Staffed by: Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville
Average enrollment: Approx 1900
Principals: Mother Rose Gertrude Hoenighausen,
OP - Mother M. Dorothy Leidner, OP - Sister Lawrence Joseph Roth,
OP - Sister Miriametta Zehnter, OP - Sister Dorothy Kane, OP
- Sister Mary Ryan, OP - Sister Elizabeth Stringer, OP - Sister
Jeanne-Marie Faller, OP - Sister Bernadette Claire Assante, OP
Faculty: Sr. Mary Jane, OP - Sr. Mary Anton, OP, - Sr. M. Antoinette,
OP - Sr. Mary Fabian, OP - Sr. Mary Verity, OP - Sr. Mary Rosalita,
OP - Sr. Mary Placide, OP - Sr. Anne Regina, OP - Sr. M. Dolorata,
OP - Sr. John Timothy, OP - Sr. Margaret Mary, OP - Sr. George
Bernard, OP - Sr. Anne Louise, OP - Sr. Bernard Mary, OP - Sr.
M. Espiritu - Sr. Mary Karine, OP - Sr. Mary Kenneth, OP - Sr.
Clare Augustine, OP - Sr. Regina Rosaire, OP - Sr. Francis Dominici,
OP - Sr. Mary Joyce, OP - Sr. Anne Patrice, OP - Sr. John Daniel,
OP - Sr. Clare Marie, OP - Mrs. Joseph Mullally, Mrs. Mary O'Moore
Delaney, S. James Elizabeth, S. Mary Arthur, S. Mary Grace,
S. Mary William, S. Rose Anthony, S. Mary Erica, S. Jessica,
S. Marietta, S. Aquinas
School colors: Blue & Gold
School song: "Towers"
School newspaper: The Commercialite
Yearbook: The Angelicus
Uniform: Brown skirt w/inverted pleat, beige blouse, brown
blazer, brown oxfords, brown tam. The winter uniform included
a brown serge blouse/jacket that had a detachable linen collar,
in addition to the brown skirt and brown oxford shoes. No socks
Seniors did not wear white tams. The white tams were only used
at parades and were collected after their use. Students did not
own them. Seniors were issued a large button type pin which could
be worn with the uniform to identify their status as seniors.
The class of 1958 is about to have its 50th Reunion and we have
located all but 5 of our classmates.
Closed: June 1994 due to low enrollment/high cost/difficult
Now: Houses 3 educational/vocational groups
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