Ursuline Diversity Council

Formed in the summer of 2020, the Ursuline High School Diversity Council has been established to mentor student leaders on important social issues and diversity. The student group participated in the first training session at Camp Fitch in July. Mr. Guy Burney led the session for the students. Trainings will continue throughout the school year.… Continue reading

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Speech & Debate National Tournaments

The Ursuline Speech and Debate Team qualified members for two national tournaments, the Catholic Forensic League Nationals in Chicago, Illinois and the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Unfortunately, due to COVID19 travel plans have been cancelled. The Catholic Nationals was cancelled and the National Speech and Debate Tournament has been rescheduled… Continue reading

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Ursuline Athletics COVID 19 Restart Action Plan

The Ursuline Athletic Department, in consultation with local health authorities, the OHSAA, and the Diocese of Youngstown, has created a plan to permit student-athletes to return to training on the campus of Ursuline. Each student – athlete must sign a waiver in order to resume training. Please visit https://ursuline.com/restartactionplan/ to watch an informative video from… Continue reading

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Bishop Murry

The Ursuline Family is mourning the loss of Bishop George V. Murry, Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown. Together we pray for the repose of his soul, for his family, friends and brothers and sisters of the Diocese of Youngstown. Grant, we pray, almighty God, that the soul of your departed servant Bishop Murry, to… Continue reading

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Welcome New Families!

Ursuline is busy making preparations for the 2020-2021 school year. The tentative school calendar will be published in the June newsletter and the website will be updated with dates for the 2020-2021 school year in early July. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school at 330-744-4563. New families are… Continue reading

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Congratulations Class of 2020!

Ursuline High School’s 112th Commencement will be aired Sunday, May 24 on our YouTube Channel, Facebook, and website from Stambaugh Auditorium beginning at 1:00 p.m. The speaker will be Sister Regina Rogers, O.S.U., former Ursuline Assistant Principal and current member of The Leadership Team for the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown and Pastoral Minister at Saint… Continue reading

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Summer School 2020

Due to the uncertainty that Ursuline would be permitted to conduct a summer session during June or July as has been done in the past, we are offering the following educational alternatives provided by the Virtual Learning Academy through the Mahoning County Educational Service Center.  The online courses will begin June 8 and the course… Continue reading

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The health and safety of the entire Ursuline community is of utmost importance to us. As a result, in light of Governor DeWine’s order to cancel school and or cancel/postpone large, indoor gatherings in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Ursuline will be closed for three weeks beginning Monday, March 16 through April 3. The Ursuline… Continue reading

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13th Annual Mahoning Valley Miniature Bridge Building Competition

Ursuline did well again at the 13th annual Mahoning Valley Miniature Bridge Building Competition. The team of Riley Burke, Rose McClurkin, and Keona Wilkie built the 6th strongest bridge out of 28 teams by supporting a weight of 87 pounds. Kimberly Henderson and Angelo Naples was Ursuline’s second team and created the 3rd strongest bridge,… Continue reading

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Lent

“Unless there is Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.” Ursuline High School students began the season of Lent with Ash Wednesday Mass. Father Murphy was the celebrant. Throughout the season of fasting and almsgiving, students will have several opportunities to prepare themselves for the joyous Easter season. Classes will attend… Continue reading

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Holocaust Certified Educator Visits 9th Grade Honors English

Mrs. Preston’s Honors English Classes welcomed Mr. Jesse McClain, a Holocaust Certified Educator, to their class. The students are reading the Holocaust novel “Night” by Ellie Weisel. Mr. McClain’s many Holocaust artifacts were fascinating. His many artifacts have been collected from his international research and study. Thank you for sharing with us at UHS! More… Continue reading

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Quiz Bowl Champions

Ursuline Quiz Bowl team defeated Cardinal Mooney on Tuesday, February 25 with scores of 455-185 and 395-100 to claim the Second Division Quiz Bowl Championship. Ursuline has been in the league for three years and has won the championship each year. Ursuline has advanced to Division One for next academic year due to the past… Continue reading

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Love Doesn’t Shove

Gabriella Kreuz, the founder of “Love Doesn’t Shove,” presented to the Ursuline High School student body on Tuesday, February 12 at 9:00 AM and 10:15 AM in the Deibel Morley Arts Center on campus. Kreuz weaves her quirky personality into Love Doesn’t Shove presentations to set a more upbeat tone to the traditionally “dark” dating… Continue reading

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Spring Camp Series

Join the Ursuline Baseball, Football, and Softball Teams for spring clinics. Clinics will be held for students in grades 3-8. Further information and camp registration may be completed by visiting https://ursulinehighschoolcamps.myonlinecamp.com/. The deadline to register for the Baseball Camp is March 13. Please contact mmatune@youngstowndiocese.org for more information. The Summer 2020 Camp Series will be… Continue reading

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Out of This World!

Grades 5-7 are welcome to join the Ursuline Student Ambassadors for a space themed evening, complete with a planetarium from The Carnegie Science Center.  Take part in a variety of STEAM activities, eat delicious snacks, and earn great Irish prizes.  Please RSVP at this link.  

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Open House 2020

Ursuline is the choice for high school in the Mahoning Valley! Meet the Ursuline Administration, Faculty, Coaches and Students at the annual Open House. Opportunities to learn about the complete Ursuline experience are available for the entire family Student led tours of the building will be available. Presentations from the Concert Band and the Speech… Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Ursuline High School is in the holiday spirit! We begin each day with an Advent reflection and light the Advent wreath. Students participated in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The school community came together to purchase hundreds of gifts for Catholic Charities and collected hundreds of pairs of socks to be donated to The Rescue Mission,… Continue reading

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Once Upon a Mattress

The curtain will once again rise at Ursuline’s beautiful Deibel Morley Arts Center for the winter musical, “Once Upon a Mattress.”  This musical is based off the fairy tale favorite, The Princess and The Pea.  The show ran December 13-15, 2019.  Please visit our Photo Gallery for more pictures!

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Merici Med Prep Program

This year, Ursuline High School is proud to begin the Ursuline Merici Med Program. Named for the foundress of the Ursuline order, Saint Angela Merici, this program will provide students who are interested in health care professions with experiences designed to increase awareness of the various medical career paths available. In addition to exposing students… Continue reading

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Ursuline Honors 4 National Merit Commended Scholars

Each year, approximately 1.5 million juniors take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT.)  Students with exceptional test scores are named National Merit Commended Scholars.  Ursuline High School is proud to recognize four students in the Class of 2019 for their high scholastic achievement.  National Commended Merit Scholars (pictured left to right) are Brady Leugers, graduate… Continue reading

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Prospective Parent Night

Parents of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders are invited to hear a presentation from the Ursuline Administration and Faculty about the curriculum and programs of Ursuline.  We encourage you to take the chance to get to know our school family and ask questions to Administrators, Faculty, and our amazing students!  An extensive financial aid overview… Continue reading

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Year 115 Begins

The 2019-2020 school year is Ursuline’s 115th year and 100th anniversary on the Wick Avenue property.  The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown founded our school in 1905 based on the charisms of their founder, Saint Angela Merici.  While the property may a look a bit different and each student now carries a Chromebook, the legacy of… Continue reading

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Anatomage Table Comes to Ursuline

Ursuline High School is proud to announce the purchase of the Anatomage Table.  The Anatomage Table is the most technologically advanced 3D anatomy visualization system for anatomy and physiology education and is being adopted by many of the world’s leading medical schools and institutions. It has been featured in the TEDTalks Conference, PBS, Fuji TV,… Continue reading

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Ursuline Welcomes Newest Alumni at 111th Commencement Exercises

Photo ID: Alexander Stoneman, Caroline Aey, and Joel Kreuzwieser Ursuline High School will graduate the Class of 2019 at its 111th Annual Commencement Exercises at Stambaugh Auditorium on Sunday, May 26, at 4:00 P.M. The speaker is Dr. James T. Kerrigan. Dr. Kerrigan, an orthopaedic surgeon, graduated from Ursuline High School in 1973. He earned… Continue reading

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Ursuline Arts Week

Ursuline High School is proud to announce the “2019 Ursuline Arts Week” schedule of events.  The Ursuline Fine and Performing Arts Department will showcase student art work in the Library and Learning Center one hour before each performance and during the extended intermission.  A variety of artistic mediums will be on display.  The week will… Continue reading

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2019 Summer Camp Series

Ursuline High School is proud to present the 2019 Summer Camp Series.  Students in grades kindergarten – eighth grade will have the opportunity for summer enrichment with the Ursuline Irish.  Please register using your child’s grade for the 2019-2020 school year. Experience Ursuline’s first-rate programs and facilities with the various summer opportunities.   Please visit the… Continue reading

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Mahoning County Bridge Building Champions

Ursuline High School entered two teams to the 2019 Mahoning County Miniature Bridge Building Competition at Youngstown State University.  The teams were advised by Physics instructor, Mr. Mark Uerling.  Team 2 consisted of Kaylee Ray, Hailey Kerstetter, and Angelina Sabatino whose bridge held 224 pounds, which was 1760 times more than the bridge weighed. The… Continue reading

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All Time Leading Scoring Record

Congratulations to Ursuline senior Dayshanette Harris.  She is now the Lady Irish Basketball All Time Leading Scorer.  To date, she has scored 2,310 points.   Dayshanette broke the previous record of 2,297 set in 2006 by Tyra Grant. According to Vindicator (http://www.vindy.com/news/2019/feb/12/points-queen/), she is also now the leading scorer in all records in Mahoning County.  Dayshanette will… Continue reading

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Class of 2023 Registration

Members of the Ursuline Administration will host the Catholic elementary school students, regardless of their feeder school affiliation, and their parents on Thursday, February 21 at 6pm and Saturday, March 9 at 10:30am to complete the registration process.  These events will be held in the Ursuline Library and Learning Center.  Parents are encouraged to RSVP… Continue reading

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Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Ursuline High School students, alumni, families, Home and School Association, and Students of Stewardship (SOS) came together to support Sleep in Heavenly Peace this Christmas season. This local organization builds beds and provides bedding for local, needy families. Students raised over $1,500 for the organization through a Christmas pajama day and individual donations. Ursuline also… Continue reading

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Celebrate Christmas with Ursuline

Throughout the month of December, Ursuline students have various opportunities to prepare for Christmas.  All students will receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation and partake in daily Advent reflections.  Multiple service opportunities are available for students to join during the holiday month, such as Salvation Army Bell Ringing and Toy Shop, Ursuline PreSchool Holiday Craft Show,… Continue reading

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Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Ursuline High School Theatre Department presented Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in the Deibel Morley Arts Center on the Ursuline campus.  Performances were held on Friday, December 14th and Saturday, December 15th at 7:00 P.M.   A matinee was held on Sunday, December 16th at 2:00 P.M. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a… Continue reading

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Ursuline Recognized as Top School

Congratulations, Ursuline Family! Ursuline High School has recently received two top awards.  The Vindicator’s “Reader’s Choice” poll named Ursuline High School the Best Private School in the Mahoning Valley.  The award was given based on a reader’s poll.  Ursuline High School has also been named the #1 Private School in the Mahoning Valley and Western… Continue reading

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State Tennis Tournament

Seniors Vy Hoang and Lexie Tsudis qualified for the Division II Girls’ State Tennis Tournament. Vy and Lexie qualified for the state tournament after defeating Orville in the Akron District Competition on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Springside Racquet Club. Both Vy and Lexie are four year members of the Ursuline Girls’ Tennis Team. The… Continue reading

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Class of 2023 Joins the Ursuline Family

Ursuline High School will hold a special information night for prospective parents Wednesday, November 7th at 7:00 P.M. in the Deibel-Morley Arts Center on the Ursuline campus. At that time, the Ursuline administrative team will present a program regarding tuition, financial aid, college preparatory curriculum, the dress code, extra-curricular programs and the spiritual environment of… Continue reading

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Retreat Program

Each September Ursuline students participate in a retreat program.   The senior and junior retreats are held at the Villa Maria Educational Center and the sophomore and freshman retreats are held at Kilcawley Center at Youngstown State University.  Each retreat is designed to foster class unity, enhance prayer life, and deepen relationships with God.  The high… Continue reading

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Alexander Stoneman ’19 Named National Merit Semi-Finalist

Ursuline High School is proud to announce that Alexander Stoneman ’19 has been named a National Merit Semifinalist. This accolade ranks Alex in the top 1% of high school seniors nationwide. Roughly 1.6 million high school juniors across the nation entered the competition by taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT.) In addition to his… Continue reading

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Class of 2018

Ursuline High School will graduate the Class of 2018 at its 110 th Annual Commencement Exercises held at Stambaugh Auditorium on Sunday, May 27, at 1:00 P.M. The speaker will be Patricia Fleming. Ms. Fleming is a life-long Catholic School Educator. She served Ursuline as Assistant Principal from 1983 -1995 and as Principal from 1995… Continue reading

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National Honor Society Induction

Ursuline High School inducted 40 members of the junior class to the Ursuline Chapter of the National Honor Society. Students were admitted to the organization on the basis of service, scholarship, character, and leadership.  Following the ceremony, a reception was held for the inductees and their guests in the Ursuline Library and Learning Center. Dr. Eric… Continue reading

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Nicaragua Mission Trip

On April 2, 2018 representatives from Ursuline High School traveled to Grenada, Nicraragua to complete mission work.  The group worked with International Samaritan in the garbage dump community outside of Grenada, Nicaragua.  11 students, as well as six adult chaperones, spent the week in Nicaragua completing a building project at a house for a single mother,… Continue reading

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O’Horo Cafeteria Dedicated

Ursuline formally dedicated the new cafeteria on Monday, March 26, 2018 with a blessing and reception in the space. The O’Horo Family was honored for being the lead donor on the project. The Ursuline Family sincerely thanks the O’Horo’s for their continued friendship and support. Father Murphy led the service while Ursuline junior Alex Stoneman… Continue reading

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Experience Ursuline – Class of 2022 Registration & Shadow Days

Members of the Ursuline Administration will host the Catholic elementary school students, regardless of their feeder school affiliation, and their parents on Saturday, March 10 at 10am to complete the registration process.  These events will be held in the Ursuline Library and Learning Center.  Parents are encouraged to RSVP for one of the two events… Continue reading

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Ursuline Theatre Department Presents “The Crucible”

The Ursuline High School Fine and Performing Arts Department is proud to present “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller. This play is a dramatized story of the Salem witchcraft trials that took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1692 and 1693.  Performance dates are February 23 and 24 at 7:00 pm in the Deibel Morley Arts Center.  Tickets… Continue reading

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Ursuline Day of Service

Ursuline High School hosted the annual “Ursuline Day of Service” on Saturday, October 28, 2017.  A rainy and cold morning did not stop our community minded students!  Many students and faculty members joined together to help the following local service agencies; Beatitude House, Casa Madre (Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry), Know Your Neighborhood Coalition, Dorothy Day… Continue reading

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What’s New at Ursuline for the 2017-2018 School Year?

The 112th school year at Ursuline High School will begin on August 21 for ninth graders and August 22 for all students. Ursuline is happy to welcome new Faculty members Mrs. Michelle Carosella, Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction, Mrs. Sheila Calko, Social Studies Department, Mrs. Katy Perse, Health and Physical Education Department, and Ms.… Continue reading

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2017 Summer Camp Series

Ursuline High School is proud to present an expanded summer camp series during June and July. Camps will be held in the following areas: Art, Boys’ Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Girls’ Basketball, Speech & Debate, Soccer, Spanish, Theatre, and Volleyball. Please follow this link for more information and to register for the camps. If you have… Continue reading

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3rd Grade Pen Pals Visit Ursuline

Over the course of this school year, Mrs. Morrison’s and Miss Huber’s sophomore English classes have been corresponding with third graders from St. Christine, St. Rose, and Akiva Academy. Based on the information in the letters they received from their third grade pen pal, the sophomores wrote and designed a book for their pen pal.… Continue reading

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National Honor Society Induction Mass

Ursuline High School inducted 39 students into the National Honor Society on Thursday, April 27, as part of an all-school liturgy. Mr. Matt Sammartino presented the following juniors with certificates to signify their membership into the group. Admittance to the group is based upon a student’s grades, involvement, character, and service. Additional photos from the… Continue reading

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