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Honoring the Class of 2020 (video)
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UA Communications

It's no secret that seniors everywhere have been denied so many rites of passage that culminate their school experience, from proms to year-end gatherings to graduation ceremonies themselves.  Compassion is part of our school's mission statement - so when asked to help hand-deliver Class of 2020 lawn signs to the senior class, Ursuline's faculty and staff rose to the occasion! 

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Ursuline Academy Goes Remote
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UA Communications

Friday, March 13, 2020, 12:35 pm: In the midst of the rapidly-developing concern over the spread of COVID-19, teachers and students at Ursuline Academy in Dedham were informed that the school building would close and all classes would be held via remote learning for two weeks beginning on Monday, March 16.  Teachers, students and staff were sent home laden with books, iPads, and the promise of a new chapter of learning in the days ahead. 

On Monday, March 16, at 8 a.m., Ursuline teachers and students began operating on their remote learning platform.  With a situation that quickly developed nationwide, educators all over the country scrambled to design and deliver the daily experience of “school” in a vastly different way than usual. 

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'You Are Worth It. You Are Valued:' A visit with Shirley Leung
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Ursuline Communications

On Friday March 6, Ursuline students had an opportunity to converse with Shirley Leung, Boston Globe business columnist and associate editor, at the school’s annual Women In Leadership event.  Ms. Leung, a frequent writer on the intersection of business, ethics, and gender balance in the workplace, carried messages that meshed perfectly with International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8.

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Ursuline Academy Celebrates Fifteenth Anniversary of State Basketball Championship
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Ursuline Communications

Ursuline Academy celebrated the 15th anniversary of its 2005 Division 4 Basketball State Championship on Tuesday, February 18, during the final varsity game of the current season. Ten members of the 2005 team, along with two coaches, gathered in the lobby of the Reynolds Family Athletic and Convocation Center on campus before the game, together for the first time since the team won the title back in 2005. In a half-time ceremony, the champions were called out onto center court by name, and after remarks by Ursuline President Kate Levesque, were presented with bouquets and gifts to commemorate the evening. Fans in the bleachers were treated to a big-screen viewing of Mike Lynch’s WCVB “High 5” segment that aired after they won their championship, during a remarkable playoff run that capped a regular season record of 12 wins and 8 losses

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