Friday, November 30, 2012
The other schools with these high SAT scores were Boston College High School, Newton Country Day School, St. John's Prep and St. Sebastian's.
During a recent state of schools report at the Catholic Schools Office, Superintendent Mary Grassa O'Neill singled out five schools whose SAT average was above the 75th percentile last year, and Ursuline Academy was one of the schools! The other schools with these high SAT scores were Boston College High School, Newton Country Day School, St. John's Prep and St. Sebastian's. We are proud of our students for this wonderful accomplishment! We also thank our dedicated faculty members for their support and encouragement of all students.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Ursuline Academy athletes are the recipients of the 2012 Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Sportsmanship Award for District H. This honor is awarded each year in recognition of high standards of ethics and integrity in interscholastic athletics and leadership by example. "This is the first time that Ursuline has received this award, and we are incredibly proud of our athletes," said Athletic Director Mike O'Connor. The MIAA Sportsmanship Committee presents Sportsmanship Awards annually to one school in each of the eight athletic districts within the MIAA structure. District sportsmanship awards are chosen by the athletic directors from the member schools in each district. District H encompasses all the Catholic high…
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Dedham resident, Kristen Hickey '13 has been offered a Division 1 athletic scholarship to play lacrosse at San Diego State University. On Thursday, November 15, Kristen signed her letter of intent to join the Aztecs women's lacrosse team next year. Her mother, Karen Hickey, and Marisol Henderson, the UA lacrosse coach, joined Kristen for a letter-signing ceremony in the Ursuline gym. Kristen is a three-sport athlete at UA, and her teammates from soccer, basketball and lacrosse also came to the ceremony to cheer her on. "I know it has been a dream of Kristen's to play a Division 1 sport in college, and I am so happy and proud to witness this dream come true for her," Mary Ferrucci, Director of Guidance, said at the signing ceremony.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
As the fall sports season draws to a close, we have been celebrating the many wonderful accomplishments of Ursuline athletes on the field, in the gym, in the pool and on the running trail. But the UA fall sports athletes also found time to think of others during their season. All the teams--cross country, field hockey, soccer, swimming/diving and volleyball--banded together for a can drive and sent 719 cans to the Dedham Food Pantry!
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Ursuline Academy Participates in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk High School
Challenge for Third Straight Year.
Their t-shirts proclaimed the message “Think Pink,” and that is just what over 230 members of the Ursuline Academy community did when they braved the cold and rainy weather to walk in the 2012 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Boston on Sunday, October 14. Students, faculty, parents and even a few siblings came together to walk along the Charles River in support of those fighting breast cancer, survivors and those who have lost their courageous battle with this terrible disease. This year's walk marks the third time that UA has been among the proud participants in the Making Strides High School Challenge. “Ursuline participates in the Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk in keeping with our school's mission, Serviam,” …
Friday, September 28, 2012
The Ursuline community congratulates Meghan for her accomplishment!
Ursuline Academy Principal Mary Jo Keaney ’82 is pleased to announce that Meghan Grela, a senior in the Class of 2013, has been named a Commended Student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. Meghan, a resident of Weston, is one of 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation who have been recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Meghan and her fellow Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Competition by taking the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The local high schools provide much of this weekend's action.
It's Thursday, and you've got no idea what you'll do for the weekend. Dedham Patch is coming to the rescue. 1. The Odd Couple Where/When: Friday June 1, 7 p.m. at the Dunne Auditorium at Dedham High School. Why go: The play will be performed by the Dedham High School Drama Guild, featuring a cast of eight DHS students. See the play that spawned the sitcom! $5 at the door. 2. Dedham High School Girls Softball Playoff Game Where/When: Saturday June 2, 3 p.m. Dedham High School. Why go: The Dedham girls posted a 15-5 record in 2012 and stand poised for a strong playoff run, starting today at Holliston. 3. Showing of Documentary: Miss Representation Where/When: Sunday June 3, 9:45 a.m. at the Dedham Community Theatre. Why go: The film, which …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Speakers used lessons learned in Haiti to teach UA students.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Watch the video of act 4, scene 2 from the famous Shakespeare play.
Ursuline Academy students work on a scene from Macbeth as part of an English class project.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
A scholarship benefit included a Doggy Paddle Relay, T-Shirt Relay and underwater relay as well as the standard swim strokes.
The all-girls Ursuline Academy swim team challenged the all-boys Catholic Memorial School swim team to a friendly competition to benefit the Christopher Donlon ’12 Scholarship Fund at CM. Held on October 16 at the Dedham Pool, the event included relays races, such as the Doggy Paddle Relay, T-Shirt Relay and underwater relay, as well as the standard swim strokes. The Ursuline students who organized the event presented CM president Paul Sheff with a check for $3,500 for the Chris Donlon Scholarship on Oct. 24. Donlon was a member of the swim team, forensics team and peer ministry, and passed away in March. The first fundraiser for the scholarship fund, "A Knight for Chris," took place in May.