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Life on Lowder St Blog

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

ua/xb choral retreat
  • Arts

Ursuline Academy Choral Group and the Xaverian Chorus gathered for a collaborative retreat in late September on the Xaverian campus.  The students began the day with prayer and reflection followed by some “Getting to know you” icebreakers.  The two groups then gathered in the music center as one chorus to begin learning some of the music they will be singing at a collaborative concert on January 16th.  

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Graduation 2018
  • Academics
  • Alumnae
  • Student Life

On a beautiful sunny afternoon in June, seventy-eight girls from the Class of 2018 followed in the tradition of their Ursuline sisters before them, as they processed down the convent steps wearing the traditional white gown and carrying a red rose bouquet.  

  • Academics
  • Alumnae News
  • Student Life
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Why study Latin?
  • Academics
  • Faculty

At the beginning of the school year, I asked my intermediate and advanced level classes to consider their purpose in Latin class beyond getting an A.  “You are the link,” I told them, “between our world today and the world of yesterday.  Caesar, Catullus, Vergil—their words will all be forgotten or reduced to caricature without your constant efforts to bring them to life.  

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Oh the Places You'll Go . . .
  • Academics
  • School Spirit
  • Student Life
  • Technology

Members of the Class of 2018 met in the iHub during their Guidance block to create personalized banners for the colleges that they may be attending in the fall. The banners will be laminated and displayed in the Guidance Department to showcase where their journey will take them after UA.

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