Continuous learning opportunities for teachers are built into our schedule. And the summer offers more chances for enriching experiences. This is all consistent with a growth mindset 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.
Breakout EDU requires perseverance and grit as teachers and students solve puzzles and mysteries to unlock special boxes. Participants are immersed in the game experience as they apply their knowledge of a subject to the clues at hand and work together, creatively, before time runs out. See how our music students solved the Rhythm Rescue!
Singing, acting, or today's technology? Voila! Our students embrace all these approaches and here is how that looks.
Our 8th graders are excited to create and design in their robotics course.
Algebra students discovered new representations of math expressions using the interactive website DESMOS. Then they reflected on their learning from common mistakes.