Saint Ursula Academy

Parent Bulletin

Author: Laura Roman

Counseling: Elective Fair, Speaker Series, YouScience Bulldog Blast

Reading Time: < 1 minute ELECTIVE FAIR Next Tuesday, all students will have the opportunity to participate in a virtual Elective Fair with options to speak in-person with members of each Academic Department as they think through what electives they might want to request for next year. Beginning in mid-March, students will be meeting individually with their counselors to enter […]

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COUNSELING: Career Event, Speaker Series, Bulldog Blast

Reading Time: 2 minutes CAREER EVENT On Wednesday, February 24, we will spend one hour after school doing a virtual "round table" event with some amazing guests in the Journalism, Broadcasting, & Communication fields!! If your daughter is interested in interacting with these guest speakers, please remind her to sign up!We will host: PARENT SPEAKER SERIES We invite you to join […]

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COUNSELING: Academic Advising, Senior Group Guidance, Parent Speaker Series, and Bulldog Blast

Reading Time: 2 minutes This week we celebrated National School Counseling Week! The SUA Counseling Department loves what we do and we do what we love. Thanks for helping make Saint Ursula Academy a great place to be a counselor! Next week during zero bells, counselors will be talking with the freshman, sophomore, and junior classes about the schedule/academic […]

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COUNSELING: Bulldog Blast, Senior scholarship reminder

Reading Time: < 1 minute This week's Bulldog Blast is attached! Freshman Seminar is off to a great start! So far we have enjoyed working with the freshmen on Goal Setting, Time Management, Organization, and Growth-Mindset. Parents of Seniors: All mid-year transcripts and reports have been sent to all the colleges and universities in your daughters' Scoir accounts! The scholarship […]

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COUNSELING: Freshman Seminar, Mid-year Updates for Seniors, CCP, Bulldog Blast

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thanks to everyone who was able to join us Tuesday for the second event in our Winter Parent Speaker Series: Jeff Schiffman-Tips for College Applications. Jeff is the Director of Admission at Tulane and shared some great tips and ideas with our community! Freshman Seminar is off to a great start! This week Freshmen are […]

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COUNSELING: Speaker Series Recording, Thanks to Parents' Club, Bulldog Blast, CCP Info, and College Planning Meetings

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thanks to all who attended our first winter Parent Speaker Series! New York Times bestselling author Jeff Selingo's team will be sending us a link to his presentation on college admissions, which was recorded on Monday evening and it will be available for about one week after it is posted. As soon as we have the […]

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COUNSELING: Parent Speaker Jeff Selingo on 12/14, CCP Info Meeting, Junior College Planning

Reading Time: < 1 minute The SUA Parent Speaker Series returns! Please join us as the SUA Counseling Department brings New York Times bestselling author Jeff Selingo to your screen! Jeff immersed himself in the world of college admissions for a year to answer the question on the minds of teenagers and their parents: How do colleges select their freshman class?  The event will be held […]

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COUNSELING: Parent Speaker Series, PSAT scores

Reading Time: < 1 minute The SUA Parent Speaker Series returns! Please join us as the SUA Counseling Department brings New York Times bestselling author Jeff Selingo to your screen! Jeff immersed himself in the world of college admissions for a year to answer the question on the minds of teenagers and their parents: How do colleges select their freshman class?  The event will […]

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COUNSELING (Zero Bell, PSAT Scores, BB, Senior Scholarship Reminders)

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Friday, Sophomores will gather at zero bell with SUA counselors to examine social media usage and digital responsibility. PSAT scores should be available online for students through their College Board accounts beginning December 7. Students should watch their email for information from the College Board and/or visit “My Score Reports,” found here, to log in.   This […]

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COUNSELING - Virtual Meets, Zero Bells, and Senior College Reminders

Reading Time: < 1 minute SUA Counselors are fully available during weeks of virtual instruction! We reminded all students this week that we are here to support them in any way and students can set up a time to meet with us via Google Meet by emailing us! Next week, Freshmen (Monday) and Sophomores (Friday) will gather at zero bells […]

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COUNSELING: Career and other events

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Friday, Sophomores will meet with the counseling team to take a deep dive into their YouScience results to find matching career options and matching strengths! Next Tuesday, November 10, SUA Counseling will host a Career "Snack and Learn" exploring business careers after school at 2:00 pm. The event is virtual and students can either […]

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COUNSELING: Junior ES College Night, Senior App Fest

Reading Time: < 1 minute Juniors Families in ES: The ES Program and Counseling Department will co-sponsor the ES College Night for Juniors on Thursday, October 22 from 6-8 pm in the Keller Student Center. All juniors in the ES program and at least one parent should attend with a computer! Senior College Application Fest will happen after school this Thursday in the Counseling Suite. […]

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COUNSELING - ES College Night

Reading Time: < 1 minute Juniors Families in ES: The ES Program and Counseling Department will co-sponsor the ES College Night for Juniors on Thursday, October 22 from 6-8 pm in the Keller Student Center. All juniors in the ES program and at least one parent should attend with a computer! Sophomore and Junior Families: Did your daughter take the […]

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COUNSELING: College Night, Freshman Individual Meetings, Senior News

Reading Time: < 1 minute SUA College Night for all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors and their families is Thursday, October 8 beginning at 6:30. The schedule of events includes nine different session options including financial aid, test prep, NCAA, professional networking, and more! Please attend the sessions you and your daughter will find most worthwhile. Can't wait to see you all online at […]

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COUNSELING: FAFSA, College Night, LEAP test prep, BB

Reading Time: < 1 minute Parents of Seniors: FAFSA opens on October 1. It is highly recommended that all senior families complete the FAFSA (free!) and send it to all the colleges to which their daughter is applying. All federal grants, loans, and work study are made available only through the FAFSA. Some families will also need to fill out […]

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COUNSELING: Zero Bells, College Night, BB

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Thursday, juniors will meet during zero bell in small groups with their counselors to learn about testing, test-prep, and begin a brainstorming exercise for college essays! On Friday, sophomores will meet as a group with the counseling team during zero bell to talk about testing and test prep along with a timeline of sophomore […]

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COUNSELING: Senior and sophomore zero bells, College Night, SUA college visits, Bulldog Blast

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Tuesday, all seniors met with their counselors in small groups during zero bell to continue to work on college applications and essays. Counselors will host three more optional "Applications Fests" this fall. On Friday, all sophomores will meet with their counselors in small groups during zero bell to begin to unpack their YouScience assessments […]

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COUNSELING: College Fairs, K of C Scholarship, Brave 1s

Reading Time: < 1 minute The National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC) holds an annual College Fair each fall (usually held at the Convention Center downtown). This year, the event will be virtual and be held on a few different dates. The first fair will be this Sunday, September 13 beginning at noon. There are a multitude of options […]

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COUNSELING: Angelo, Testing Day, Bulldog Blast

Reading Time: < 1 minute SUA's therapy dog is here! Angelo, our therapy Labradoodle, has finished his training and is enjoying his time with the students of SUA. Angelo is fortunate to be able to spend his time every day in Educational Services (ES), Counseling, and Religion classes! The girls love him already! If you have any questions about Angelo, […]

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