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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2017 Fine Arts Assembly

The Ursuline Fine and Performing Arts Department presented their annual showcase on Friday, April 7, 2017.  Department Chair Mr. Ed Victor opened the assembly highlighting the importance of the arts and faith in our lives.  The Ursuline Concert Band performed, a piece from the upcoming musical Guys and Dolls was presented, the Speech and Debate Team… Continue reading

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Scholastic Art Show Winners

The Scholastic Art Awards program is the largest annual student art competition in the United States. Founded in 1927 by Scholastic Inc., the awards program is dedicated to recognizing the achievements of young artists. The program has recognized more than 13 million creative teenagers, including Andy Warhol and Robert Redford, in its 90-year history. 560… Continue reading

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Ursuline Seniors Named Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program

Aaron Coates and Marie Bond, Ursuline High School Seniors, have been named finalists in the 61st Annual National Merit Scholarship Program because of their outstanding scores on the PSAT. Their scores place them in the 99th percentile of the 1.5 million students who took the test. They are now eligible for thousands of scholarships. Aaron… Continue reading

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Alex Stoneman ’19 Wins State Congressional Debate Tournament

The Ohio High School Speech League (OHSSL) hosted the annual state Speech and Debate tournament in Cleveland, Ohio on March 3 and 4, 2017.  Ursuline qualified 7 students to the tournament.  Out of 214 competitors, sophomore Alex Stoneman earned first prize honors at the tournament in the Congressional Debate category.   Alex is the youngest… Continue reading

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Ursuline Seniors Earn Academic & Athletic Scholarships

Ursuline seniors Sydney Heinbaugh, Dakota Hobbs, Jeffrey Marx, and Spencer Warren all recently signed letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate level. Sydney will play golf for Saint Francis College in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Girls’ Golf Team is coached by Matt Morgan ’97. Dakota, Jeffrey, and Spencer will… Continue reading

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Feast of Saint Angela Merici

Ursuline gathered as a school community to celebrate the Feast of Saint Angela Merici on Friday, January 27.  St. Angela, the Patroness of Ursuline High School, founded the Ursuline Sisters.  The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown founded Ursuline High School in 1905.  Dr. Linda Miller, Ursuline Religious Education Department, led the service and Sister Regina Rogers… Continue reading

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Statement from Bishop Murry on Catholic Schools Week

The National Catholic Educational Association has established the theme of Catholic Schools Week for 2017 as Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service. Catholic schools are integral to our nation’s character, serving the common good, strengthening local communities, and building the Kingdom of God on earth.   Nearly 2 million students are currently educated… Continue reading

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Ursuline Participates in “Pennies for Pasta” in honor of London Hairston ’19

Annually, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Association of Northeast Ohio recognizes survivors of the disease and this year our own London Hairston is being recognized! In honor of London, Ursuline students will be participating in the Pasta for Pennies Drive. Students will be participated in a variety of events to raise money throughout the two week… Continue reading

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Ursuline Soccer Academic Honors

The Ursuline Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer Teams were recognized at the Youngstown District Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association Awards Banquet at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Youngstown). Ursuline Senior Patrick (PJ) Conway was honored for having the highest grade point average (GPA) in the district among all male soccer athletes. He was also recognized for having… Continue reading

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