Diocese of Brooklyn
St. Brendan's Diocesan High School for Girls
Information provided by S. Mary Ann McArthy CSJ
Vintage News Items & Photos
Location: Midwood, Brooklyn.
Address: 1219 Avenue O. Originally a parish high school.
Opened: September 1922
Closed June June 1977
Bishop: Thomas E. Molloy
Staffed by: Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood
Highest enrollment: About 1,000
Principals: S. Maria Gonzaga, S. Anna Letitia, S. Teresa Rogers, S. Muriel Smithwick
Faculty: S. Thomas Aquinas, S. Patricia Maria, S. Rose MAureen, S. Miriam Eugene, S. Regina Mercedes, S. Dorothy Patrice, S. Calasantia Maria, S. James Eugene, S. Anita Marie, S. Ann Margaret, S. Grace Imelda, S. Agnita Maria, S. Francis Veronica, S. Miriam Cecilia, S. Marie Bellarmine, S. Mary BAsil, S. Agnes Dorothy, S. Joan Bernadette, S. Thomas Agnes, S. Inviolata Maria, S. Grace Devota, S. Francis Elizabeth, S. Catherine Patrice, S. Mary Gertrude, S. Miriam Loretto, Miss Harold, Mrs. Ezzo, Miss Joseph, S. Florence Symes, S. Stella, S. Eleanor, Miss Salzano
Clergy/Chaplian: Father Hickey (school's founder) Msgr. Downey, Father George Cowan
School colors: Blue & White
School song: When Shadows of Night
School newspaper: Stella Mautatina
Yearbook: The Anchor
Uniform: Green plaid skirts, white "Peter Pan" collared blouses with green weskits for the winter and 4 different colored pastel shirt-waist dresses for the spring.
Now: Buidling was used for elementary school after closure, convent was raken down. Senior housing is now on site.