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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Class of 1973 Visits

Members of the Class of 1973 visited UHS last Friday as part of their reunion weekend. Their gathering was held at the new Doubletree Hotel in downtown Youngstown on August 18th. Classmates mobilized and established the Class of 1973 Endowed Scholarship at Ursuline in conjunction with their 45th anniversary. Alumni pictured here include: Pam Byrne… 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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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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Christmas at the U & Christmas Painting Party

Celebrate the Christmas holiday with the Ursuline Family! Students in kindergarten – second grade are invited to attend “Christmas at the U” on Saturday, December 2 from 9:30-11:30am in the Ursuline cafeteria. Students will sing carols, make Christmas crafts, enjoy holiday readings, snack on Christmas treats and visit with Santa. Please RSVP in advance for… Continue reading

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Ursuline Plans Poverty Awareness Week

Pope Francis recently wrote “Let us love not in words, but in deeds” declaring Sunday, November 19, 2017 The World Day of the Poor.  Ursuline High School will observe the World Day of the Poor by hosting “Poverty Awareness Week” November 13-17, 2017.  The entire school will take part in lessons highlighting the plight of… Continue reading

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Students Celebrate Class Retreats

During the month of September each class at Ursuline experienced a class retreat. The freshman and sophomore retreat was held at Youngstown State University and was directed by Mr. Bob Kloos of Beacon Street Ministries. The junior and senior retreat was held at the Villa Maria Educational Center and led by their retreat staff. Inspired… Continue reading

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The Sandy Hook Promise

Ursuline High School welcomed Andre Elliott of The Sandy Hook Promise Foundation on September 20, 2017. Mr. Elliott presented the first of two high school self esteem assembles to the students. The program, entitled “Starts with Hello”, is designed to empower teenagers to create a sense of inclusion and community.  The program was created to… Continue reading

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Chris Stefanick Delivers Inspiring Message

Chris Stefanick talked to the student body on September 20, 2017 to prepare them for the upcoming celebration of Pro Life Month.  Chris’ message of love and life was inspiring to our young adults.   Chris is best known for his Confirmation preparation series entitled “Choosen” and is an internationally recognized youth minister.  Chris dazzled… Continue reading

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Ursuline Welcomes New Assistant Principal

Ursuline High School has announced the appointment of Michelle Carosella as the Assistant Principal for Academics. She has most recently served as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the Diocese of Youngstown, Office of Catholic Schools. Mrs. Carosella is graduate of Magnificat High School in Rocky River, Ohio. She earned her Bachelor of Education… 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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Alumni Baseball Game Held on May 20

Alumni Baseball Players were invited to participate in a friendly softball game on Saturday, May 20th at Harrison Field (across from the MVR). The former players were in winning form during the 9-inning game. Home runs were hit by Robert Switka ’08 and Ryan Strollo ’13. Guest coaches were former UHS baseball coaches, Matt Giambattista… 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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Boys’ Basketball Wins District Championship

One week after the Lady Irish clinched the District Title, the Boys’ Basketball Team did the same in convincing fashion. The Irish defeated Salem 70-33 to claim the trophy. Before defeating Salem, the Irish defeated Southeast, Cardinal Mooney, and Girard to play in the championship game. The Irish now will play in the Regional Tournament… 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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Lady Irish Win District Championship

With wins over Crestview and Cardinal Mooney, the Lady Irish Basketball Team, coached by Vanessa Dickson ’06, earned their spot in the District Final game against previously undefeated Columbiana. The Lady Irish defeated Columbiana 60-46 and earned their place in the regional tournament. Keep up to date with the Division 3 Girls’ Basketball Bracket here. … Continue reading

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