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2020 Athletics Ticket Information

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic BK athletic events will be operating at 20% capacity for fans this fall.  Ticket availability will be limited, and our first priority will be to offer tickets to the family members of our players, cheerleaders and drumline.  A small number of tickets may be available for our student body. Any remaining tickets will be available 4 hours prior to game time for football and 2 hours prior to game time for all other sports.  

·       These tickets must be purchased in advance through TicketSpicket.   

·       Tickets will not be available for purchase at the gate and cash will not be accepted this year.  

·       All home events will be live streamed through the NFHS Network. Set up your account today to watch the Crusaders in action.  Link: BKHS Crusader Vision Livestream.  

Thank you for your support of Bishop Kenny Athletics!

100 Building Renovations

Over the Christmas break, finishing touches were put on classroom 115, the first of the 100-building classrooms to be renovated. The 100 building was built in 1960 and was dedicated by Archbishop Joseph P. Hurley on October 30 of the same year. In 1964, a third wing was added to the original 2-wing construction. The two-story building was used as a girls school, providing classrooms for 400 girls at BK until 1967. It is now used for many subjects for all students. 

Since the 1960s, 4 classrooms, an elevator, and 2 statues have been added – one statue of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, patron of Catholic Schools, and one of St. Katharine Drexel, patron of social justice and philanthropists, which was a gift made by the diocese for Bishop Kenny’s 50th anniversary in 2002. Finally, in 2007, the original windows were replaced with energy-efficient thermal double-pane windows. 

A two-year plan is in place to complete the total renovation of the classrooms in the 100 building. Room 115 will serve as the model classroom for these future renovations. Rob Sims ’08 teaches his Religion IV and Religion II students in room 115. 

“It is so great to be a part of BK’s continued development, while retaining our values, traditions, and history. This room update is awesome! Not only is the aesthetic pleasing, but the function of the new features is so helpful for education and faith formation in the 21st century.” 

After over sixty years serving the students of BK, the 100 building is a great symbol of our history and tradition.

January Student of the Month: Hallie Knight

 

Congratulations to Senior Hallie Knight who has been named the Bishop Kenny High School January student of the month.  She was selected for academics highlighting initiative and commitment.  Hallie has not yet decided which college she will attend, but her hope is to receive a degree in chemical engineering at the college of her choice. Hallie says, “I hope to combine all my passions – math, science, and art – into one career to be able to do something meaningful with my life.”

Hallie has a very rigorous academic schedule and finds the time to be very involved in extra-curricular activities and Campus Ministry.  Hallie serves as an Extraordinary Minister of the Holy Eucharist, and is a board member for the Interact Club and a member of the History Club. She is also a member of the National, Science, and Math Honor Societies.

Hallie has been a part of the cross country team since her freshman year and says of her time at Bishop Kenny, “BK is a place where I have made friends that will last a lifetime.” Hallie is self-motivated and works hard to achieve her goals, thus making her an easy candidate for the January student of the month. Congratulations, Hallie!