From the Pilot Seat, editor-in-chief Thomas Callahan ’17 recounts his relationship with Detective Steven McDonald and how Det. McDonald changed his life at a time when he needed him most.
Throughout his life, Conor Lynch ’17 has viewed community service as one of the most compelling opportunities to answer the call to assist. Conor has demonstrated his dedication to service by becoming a Boy Scout, an organization through which he has found an opportunity not only to grow as an individual, but also give back to the broader community. Advancing as a Boy Scout and doing good for his town, Conor volunteered at the Glen Cove Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Center. Today, Conor has made impressive strides on a monument he will build to honor the Glen Cove EMS and fulfill his dream of becoming an Eagle Scout.
Forty-five Chaminade student-athletes have signed collegiate athletic commitments to play a sport at 36 different colleges and universities. Twenty-five of these young men have signed a letter of intent for lacrosse, eight for baseball, six for soccer, four for crew, one for wrestling, and one for cross country and track.
Now in its 82nd year of operation, this publication has seen numerous talented, hard-working students contribute to its success. After gaining experience as student reporters, some former writers even decided to take their journalistic careers one or two steps further.
This past Tuesday, January 24, was the feast day of St. Francis de Sales. Known as the patron saint of Catholic writers, the Catholic press, and journalists, St. Francis serves an important role to all of the writers and editors of Tarmac.
The start of the 2016-17 academic school year saw Chaminade students trade in pencils and notebooks for styli and iPads as they took the leap into a new, digital chapter of their high school careers. This transition kept with Chaminade High School’s tradition of advancing its mission of educating young, Catholic men by providing a new and unique way of teaching classroom concepts in an increasingly digital world.