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Whether it is lessons in the classroom, athletics, the arts, service or community events, there is always something exciting happening at Ursuline Academy. Read all about it in the Life on Lowder Street Blog!

Christmas Talent Show

As part of Ursuline's pre-Christmas festivities, the Class of 2018 dressed as characters from traditional Christmas songs with the assistance of their senior big sisters.  See if you can spot Frosty the Snowman, the Twelve Days of Christmas, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and others.

Posted by efazekas in Ursuline Hearts Unite, Events on Friday December 19, 2014 at 05:07PM
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Berleine Gedeon '15 earns chair in Eastern Senior District Festival

On Saturday November 22nd, senior Berleine Gedeon auditioned on Double Bass for the Eastern Senior District Festival of the Massachusetts Music Educators Association. She was awarded second chair for the Orchestra and an audition for the All-State concert, which takes place at Symphony Hall. The Eastern District Senior Festival concert will take place on January 10th at Boston Latin School. Congratulations, Berleine! 


Posted by efazekas in Arts on Friday December 19, 2014 at 04:17PM
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Three Students Place First in New England Regional Oireachtas

Marie Gormley '18, Norah O'Toole '18, and Maeve O'Toole '20 competed in the 2014 New England Regional Oireachtas for Irish Step Dancing on behalf of the Heavey-Quinn Academy of Irish Dance. In the competition, these three girls, along with their 13 other teammates, came in first place in figure choreography group dance. The Oireachtas brings the best Irish dancers from across New England for this annual competition. By winning, the Heavey-Quinn team will now go on and compete against the rest of the world in Montreal, Canada in the Irish Step Dancing World Championships this coming Spring, 2015. Congratulations ladies!



Posted by efazekas in Arts on Thursday December 4, 2014 at 03:56PM
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2015 Feed the Homeless Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Ursuline Academy students Kathleen Ryan '19, Olivia Ryan '20, and Madison Sanders '20 volunteered their time on Wednesday November 26 to help feed a Thanksgiving dinner to over 500 homeless and mentally disabled individuals. The event, in its eleventh year, is held annually at Florian Hall in Dorchester the day before Thanksgiving and is sponsored by Boston Firefighters Local 718 and Massport in conjunction with State Senator Linda Dorcena-Fory. The annual event was founded by Billy Higgins of South Boston, who has spent his life advocating for those in need. It provides guests a full turkey dinner with all the fixings, along with live entertainment provided by Bob Fowkes. In attendance was Governor-Elect Charlie Baker, State Senator Linda Dorcena-Fory, Boston Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn, and founder Billy Higgins.

Posted by efazekas in Service on Thursday December 4, 2014
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Line Design Project

 Here are just a few of the amazing "line designs" designed and created by Ms. Joseph's Geometry classes.  Each design is made 100% from straight lines arranged in myriad ways!



Posted by efazekas in Academics on Friday November 14, 2014 at 12:06PM
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