Students of Spanish explored the Incan ruins on a Google Expedition. That's just one way we bring the world to our students and take our students out into the world.
Our annual 6th grade Bible blessing is one special way that Ursuline students are invited to explore and enrich their spiritual life.
Find out how our AP Environmental students conducted water quality research at an outstanding aquarium.
The International Day of Peace was established by the United Nations General Assembly. It is our tradition to celebrate Peace Day with special ecumenical prayer services and an art installation. Students created Pinwheels for Peace in their art classes and planted the pinwheels on the campus grounds.
Continuous professional development for teachers is built into our schedule. In addition, many teachers take advantage of learning opportunities that enrich their classrooms outside of the school day and throughout the summer. This exemplifies the growth mindset culture that we cultivate at Ursuline.
Our partnership with Stephen Ritz's Green Bronx Machine & Memorial Sloan Kettering continues to flourish and grow, much like the colorful garden where students, faculty & staff harvested on July 30.
At Ursuline, spiritual nourishment is offered at prayer times as well as through school programs and field trips. Read about the 6th grade visit to the Passionist Monastery.
April is National Poetry Month. Our Poetry Club delighted us by hosting an event at which students and teachers recited poetry by Poets Laureate, songwriters, and their own original works.
The Italian 3 classes gained insights into the hopes as well as hardships of immigrants by interviewing those who came to build a new life in America. Students wrapped up their project with a Celebration of Culture.
Choice-Based Art classrooms are working studios where students learn through authentic art making. Our Advanced Drawing & Painting classes created a variety of works off the prompt "Love, Love, Love."
We replaced paper vocabulary workbooks with an online adaptive learning game. Our students have mastered 71,561 words since October 1 as we compete in the nationwide Vocabulary Bowl! Click on the title to see photos and details.
How did Algebra 2 Honors students program their Edison app-enabled robots to move around a square, without any prior knowledge of computer programming? Read more to find out.
Our Fitness Class certainly enjoys playing "Monopoly Fitness" as they build body strength and cardio endurance.
World Language classes discovered rich elements of European Renaissance art and techniques under the guidance of our Art Dept Chair. Students also expanded their Italian and Spanish vocabulary, and enjoyed a Google Expedition.
Students get exposure to basic computer programming even if they are not in a Robotics course or a Computer Science class. Our 7th graders in math class programmed spherical robots to test out speed, time, and angles of rotation.