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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Retired Teachers Luncheon at UHS

Seated: John Ulicney ’54, George Banks ’56, Tom Nally. Standing: Jim Bellavia, Mike Giambattista, Frank Beck ’51, Matt Giambattista ’66, Jim Doran and Lou Zitello. A group of retired teachers (who all taught at the “Academy”), held their monthly lunch meeting in the Ursuline cafeteria. They feasted on meat loaf, mashed ptotatos and gravy, tossed… Continue reading

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Ursuline Receives Gift to Benefit Science Curriculum

Ursuline gratefully accepted a gift from the Home Savings Charitable Foundation. The $25,000 donation will help underwrite the Anatomage Table, the world’s first and only virtual dissection table used in colleges and universities. Ursuline students enrolled in science courses will begin using the table in the 2019-2020 school year. President Rev. Richard Murphy and Principal… 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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Open House

The annual Open House will be held from 1:00 P.M. until 3:30 P.M. on Sunday, February 10th. All academic departments and school organizations will prepare booths and displays for the event. The afternoon will feature performances by the Ursuline High School band, choir, and speech team members.  Tours of the school will be conducted by… 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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4th Grade Night

Join the Ursuline Student Ambassadors for a fun night out designed just for 4th graders! Climb on giant obstacle course, stretch in “Glow in the Dark Yoga”, build in our LEGO contest, play for prizes in Bingo, and enjoy snacks and prizes at the end of the evening. Please RSVP today by visiting www.ursuline.com/calendar and selecting January 12.… 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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Brother Paul Marich Returns to UHS

Brother Paul Dominic Marich (’04), O.P., professed simple vows with the Dominican Order on August 15th in Cincinnati. He will be moving on to the Dominican House of Studies to complete his studies for the priesthood. He stopped by his Alma Mater on his week-long vacation and visited with his former teachers. Principal Matthew Sammartino,… Continue reading

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Class of 1967 Get Together

Girlfriends from the class of 1967 gathered at Marianne Bernard’s house on August 14th for a pot luck supper and submitted this picture. Row one ~ Sandi Carano, Phyllis Scarcella Caruso, Loretta Cordova Nagel, Diana (Pinky) Lavanty Rosen, Dolly Kusma Teleis, Janice Kane Thorpe, Marguerite Guerriero, Esther Delfre Orlando, Marianne Bernard. Row two ~ Maryanne… 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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Student Ambassadors Celebrate Christmas

Ursuline High School will host Christmas at the “U” for students in Kindergarten, first and second grades on Saturday, December 1st from 9:30-11:30 AM in the Ursuline Cafeteria.  Young people will visit with Santa, hear Christmas stories, sing carols, make holiday crafts and enjoy Christmas treats.  Register for this free event at www.ursuline.com/calendar; select December… 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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2018 Summer Camp Series

Register Now!         Elementary school students from around the Mahoning Valley are invited to join Ursuline High School for the 2018 Summer Camp Series!  Spend time with the Ursuline Faculty, Coaches and students this summer to further develop your talents and interests or try your hand at something new!  Each camper will… 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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5 & 6th Grade Day

The Ursuline High School Student Ambassadors welcomed over 200 local 5 & 6th grade students to Ursuline on Friday, March 23, 2018.  With over 30 sessions to choose from, the 5 & 6th graders had the opportunity to experience high school for the day.  Sessions included work in the areas of art, science, math, world… Continue reading

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3rd & 4th Grade Science Fun Night

3rd and 4th graders are welcome to join the Ursuline Student Ambassadors on Saturday, April 28 from 6-8:30 p.m. for Science Fun Night.  Games, prizes, snacks and a STEM museum with hands-on, interactive displays await students.  Science will come alive for our young guests in a dynamic way.  To RSVP, please visit https://ursuline.com/events/4th-grade-fun-night-2/ by Monday, April… 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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“Noises Off” Takes the Stage

The Ursuline High School Deibel Morley Arts Center’s curtain will once again rise for the fall play, Noises Off.   Called “the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors slamming, on and off stage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in… Continue reading

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