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Ursuline Students Lead Memory Project
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When Katie Fox '18 first heard about the Memory Project from her brother, who attends St. Sebastian's School, she immediately thought it would be a great way to combine her love of art with her dedication to service. With Ursuline's motto of "Serviam" in her mind, she was intrigued to learn about this non-profit that invites art students to create and donate portraits of youth around the world who live with substantial challenges. The portraits are intended to help the children feel valued and important, and provide a meaningful piece of personal history for them. Besides the benefit to the children, it offers a way for student artists to use their unique talents to practice kindness and global awareness in a very personal way.

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Ursuline Academy Senior Marguerite Droney Honored by Catholic Schools Foundation
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On Friday, March 23rd, Ursuline Academy senior Marguerite Droney of Canton was honored at a breakfast for Catholic Schools Foundation (CSF) Scholars hosted by Cardinal Séan O'Malley, Peter Lynch, John Farina of PwC, and CSF. The Celebration of Excellence was held in the atrium of PwC's Boston office in the Seaport. Ursuline Academy is one of 29 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston supported by CSF.

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Ursuline Academy Alumnae Join Award-Winning Local Author Peter H. Reynolds at 21st Annual Women in Leadership Roundtable
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Friday, March 2 marked the 21st anniversary of Women in Leadership, an annual Ursuline tradition in which alumnae return to campus to share their professional and community service experiences with current juniors and seniors. This year, with the addition of bestselling author-illustrator Peter H. Reynolds as keynote speaker, the event's focus was on how the alumnae panelists are making their mark in the world by staying true to their hearts and choosing life paths that are personally meaningful.

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Winter Track and Field Wraps Up Season
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After the very successful Last Chance Meet, our top 17 athletes spent eleven days sharpening for our Winter Tour's (for all but the top 1%) final destination of the track & field season -- the Division 5 championships on February 15. Twelve members of the 2017-2018 team qualified in an open event. Ursuline was one of only 9 teams to qualify in the top 24 and compete in all three relay races.

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Robots in Plaid Head to State Competition
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Ursuline's high school robotics team, the Robots in Plaid, has qualified for the state robotics competition to be held on March 3 after excelling at the FTC qualifying tournament on February 10. At that tournament, Ursuline took third place for the Motivation Award and first place for the Innovation Award out of the 20 teams competing. Robots in Plaid was the only all girls team at the qualifying tournament, and one of the few with a girl driving the robot.

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