(Long Island, NY) St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School and the Diocese of Rockville Centre is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Matthew Artigas, a Queens resident, as the new Assistant Principal for Curriculum, Instruction and Student Activities at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School in West Islip. Principal Nan Doherty said, “We are thrilled to welcome Matt Artigas to St. John’s and we are confident that he will be a central and enthusiastic element in the daily life of our school and in our planning and continued growth and development.”
Mr. Matt Artigas. Photo Credit: St. John the Baptist DHS.
Prior to his arrival at St. John’s, Mr. Artigas was appointed Chairperson of the Social Studies Department at Holy Cross High School in Flushing, NY. He also served as a coach and a Social Studies teacher. He is an alum of Holy Cross High School and Iona College, where he earned his Bachelor’s in Adolescent Education, and a Master’s in History. St. John’s University awarded him an Advanced Certificate in School Building and School District Leadership and he is currently enrolled there for his Doctorate. He is looking forward to working with all of the students, families and faculty of St. John the Baptist DHS in his new role as Assistant Principal.
About St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School
About St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School: 1,700 students attend St. John the Baptist DHS, a college preparatory Catholic High School located on the south shore in West Islip. As part of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, St. John’s offers a value-centered education that recognizes the unique talents and abilities of each child, while fostering a school environment that challenges students to reach their true potential. Open since 1966, St. John’s offers a rigorous curriculum and extensive activity and athletic programs. Students have the opportunity to take numerous Advanced Placement and college extension courses and 99% of St. John’s college applicants are accepted to university and collegiate programs. For Mission Statement and additional information: http://www.stjohnthebaptistdhs.net