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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5th & 6th Grade Day

Students in grades 5 and 6 are invited to join the Ursuline High School Family on Friday, March 31, 2017. Students will choose three sessions to complete throughout the day. Sessions include distance learning experiences, art and drama instruction, physical education opportunities, foreign language instruction, STEM projects, and more! Students are provided with lunch. All… Continue reading

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Ursuline Alumna Wins Hollywood Award

Vera Herbert (’07) was a winner at the Writer’s Guild of America Annual Awards. Vera, a “This Is Us,” writer penned the ninth episode of the NBC drama entitles, “The Trip.” The ceremony took place at the Beverly HIlls Hilton. Herbert, a graduate of the North Carolina School for the Arts, said, “I am so… 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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Speech & Debate Team Heading to the State Competition

Congratulations to our State  Speech and Debate State Tournament Qualifiers: 11th grader Ashley Saxton in Original Oratory, 9th grader Mary Kate Kelty in Declamation, and 10th grader Spencer Humphreys in Humor. Four Congressional Debaters will be representing Ursuline at the tournament: 10th grader Buddy Dwinells, 11th grader Danny Naples, 10th grader Alex Stoneman, and 9th… Continue reading

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4th Grade Fun Night

The Ursuline Student Ambassadors invite all 4th grade students to Ursuline High School on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.  4th graders will participate in a variety of activities and get to know new friends.  Activities include inflatables, lego building contests, gym games, crafts, cooking sessions and more.  Snacks will be served… 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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Phone-A-Thon Begins for Annual Appeal

We are working hard to reach our goal of 1,000 for the Annual Appeal. As of January 19, 2017, 509 donors have contributed to this fund which provides unrestricted support to Ursuline High School. Margene Flannery Chambers ’54 (pictured here with Rev. Richard Murphy ’72) came to UHS this week to call her classmates for… Continue reading

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Alumni Return to Mentor

Kevin Freisen ’86 (pictured center) shared his financial expertise with Mrs. Eleanor Klucinec’s College Prep Math class this week. Kevin is a manager at First National Bank. Alumni and parents are always welcome and encouraged to join us as guest lecturers or as presenters at Career Morning (set for May 11th this year).

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Pension Protection Act Offer Tax Savings Opportunities for Charitable Gifts from IRA

The United State Congress enacted a permanent extension of the IRA charitable rollover. Therefore, individuals age 70 ½ or older can make gifts directly through a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) from their IRA to charity. This makes it possible to give a sizable gift to any charity, including Ursuline High School, and donors will not… Continue reading

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Ursuline Open House

The annual Open House will be held from 1:00 P.M. until 3:30 P.M. on Sunday, February 12th. 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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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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Class of 1956 Members Volunteer

Service is an integral part of an Ursuline High School education and often continues into adulthood. For example, members of the Class of 1956 volunteer two weeks each year at “Our Community Kitchen” on Mahoning Avenue where they prepare and serve meals for the less fortunate in our community. Furthermore, several classmates help weekly at… Continue reading

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7th Grade Night

The Ursuline Student Ambassadors wish to invite all seventh graders to the “7th Grade Beach Party” on Friday, January 27 from 6:30-9pm at Ursuline High School. Any interested 7th grader can RSVP here. Guests will enjoy games, contests, mini classes from local professionals, comraderie, food, and lots of prizes! Seventh graders are invited to wear… Continue reading

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Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Father John Mulqueen, Ursuline Class of 1953, celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the Father Venglarik Chapel on Monday, December 12. Senora Montaldo’s Spanish 2 class attended the Spanish Mass complete with a Spanish liturgical choir. Our Lady of Guadalupe is one of the most sacred saints in the Mexican culture and… Continue reading

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Christmas Band & Choir Concert

Ursuline High School will presents its’ Christmas Concert featuring the concert band and choir on Tuesday, December 20th at 7:00 PM in the Deibel Morley Arts Center. This is a free event for the entire family. Elementary band and choir members and their families are invited to sit in a special section and join the… Continue reading

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Newly Named Price Family Hall

The Richard H. and Mary Price Family are pictured in front of the newly named “Price Family Hall” (3rd floor, “old building”). The family gave a generous gift, earning the naming rights to the corridor of math classrooms. Price family members in attendance for the picture included ~ Row One: Nadia Price, Gabrielle Price. Row… Continue reading

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Distinguished Alumni Awards Presented

Ursuline High School Presented Distinguished Alumni Awards The Feast of Saint Ursula Liturgy was celebrated on Tuesday, October 25th at 10:00 A.M. in the school gymnasium. The twenty-eighth annual Distinguished Alumni Awards were presented at the liturgy. Each year, this award is given to graduates of Ursuline High School who have distinguished themselves by dedicated… Continue reading

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Eighth Grade Day

Join other members of the Class of 2021 on Wednesday, December 7 at a day filled with educational activities and fun! Students will participate in a Distance Learning program, a foreign language program, a “selfie” scavenger hunt, and learn about the UHS extracurricular and athletic programs. The day begins at 9am in the Deibel Morley… Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Celebrations at Ursuline

As is tradition at Ursuline High School collections for community agencies are a part of the Thanksgiving holiday. Originally, food baskets were created for the families at The Beatitude House, a ministry of the Ursuline Sisters. As need has grown, UHS now also provides Thanksgiving baskets to The Emmanuel Community Care Center in Girard and… Continue reading

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“Christmas at the U”

Students in grades 1, 2, and kindergarten are invited to join the Ursuline Student Ambassadors for “Wonderland on Wick” Saturday, December 3 from 9:30-11:30am in the UHS cafeteria. Guests will sing Christmas carols with the Ursuline Choir, make crafts, play holiday games, enjoy holiday treats, and visit with the star of the season, Santa Claus!… Continue reading

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Ursuline Honors the 2016 Distinguished Alumni – Dr. Mary Lou Dutko DiPillo (’67) & Mr. Michael Fagert (’75)

The Feast of Saint Ursula Liturgy was celebrated on Tuesday, October 25th at 10:00 A.M. in the school gymnasium. The twenty-eighth annual Distinguished Alumni Awards were presented at the liturgy. Each year, this award is given to graduates of Ursuline High School who have distinguished themselves by dedicated service to our school and to the… Continue reading

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Prospective Parent Night

Parents of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders are invited to visit Ursuline on November 3, 2016 at 7pm to hear a presentation from the Ursuline Administration and Faculty about the curriculum and programs of Ursuline.  An extensive financial aid overview will be given as well as a tour of the Ursuline facilities.  All 8th grade… Continue reading

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Ursuline Celebrates “Mooney Week”

Please join the Ursuline Family for a week of festivities that culminate in the football game between Ursuline and Cardinal Mooney Friday evening.  Events are open to the public! Ticket Sales (enter from Wick Ave.) – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 11-1pm, Tuesday 5-7pm, Thursday 11-2pm Irish Cottage (enter from Bryson St.) – Tuesday, Wednesday, and… Continue reading

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Student Directed One Acts

The Ursuline Theatre Department is staging their first production of the year, “The Student Directed One Acts.”  The curtain at the Deibel Morley Arts Center will rise on Saturday, October 8 at 7pm for the show.  Cost is $1 and a donation of a canned good for the Second Harvest Food Bank is encouraged.  The… Continue reading

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Forensic Science Class Studies Crime Scene

Mr. Fouse’s Forensic Science course conducted their first crime scene investigation today.  Based on the class’s knowledge of DNA, evidence collection and analysis, and crime scene data the students were able to solve the crime.  Available to juniors and seniors, Forensic Science is a popular half credit elective in the Science Department.

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Ursuline Welcomes 125 Members of the Class of 2020

Ursuline High School hosted Freshmen Orientation on Monday, August 22 to welcome the newest members of the Ursuline Family. Students from over twenty area schools make up the Class of 2020. The Ursuline Administration and Faculty is excited to welcome these eager, talented, and dynamic students to Ursuline!

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Sister Regina Awarded Golden Apple 2016

Sister Regina Rogers O.S.U. has committed her life to Catholic education and has served in a number of capacities at UHS throughout her tenure. Sister Regina began at UHS in 1973. She is currently the Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction. The Golden Apple Award is given annually to one exemplary administrator in the Diocese… Continue reading

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Congratulations Class of 2016

The 108th Annual Commencement Exercises for Ursuline High School were held at Stambaugh Auditorium on Sunday, May 29, at 2:00 P.M. Dr. Nicholas M. Wolsonovich, former Ursuline High School Principal and Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Youngstown was the commencement speaker. Pictures from the graduation will posted soon on ursuline.com

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Greg Parella Featured on WKBN

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Ursuline’s Greg Parella was named the Player of the Game for his play in a 67-58 victory over arch-rival Cardinal Mooney in the High School Basketball Game of the Week on January 8th. The award is sponsored by the Knight Line Embroidery and Screen Printing. Parella racked up a game-high 26… Continue reading

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