Saint Ursula Academy

Parent Bulletin

Author: Laura Roman

COUNSELING: AP Testing, Essay Workshop, Bulldog Blast/Summer Jobs

Reading Time: < 1 minute AP Testing began this week and continues for two weeks! Each year between 200-230 students participate in the AP program at SUA. We administer between 310-370 exams each spring for these students. In 2020, even with the pandemic-interrupted school year, transition to virtual, and mandatory, shortened, online AP exam administration our teachers had never experienced before, […]

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COUNSELING: Summer SUA workshops for juniors; Declaration Day; Final Forms sign-off due; APs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Parents of Juniors: It's time to think about College Essays! All juniors are invited to the Keller Student Center on Wednesday, June 2 for more brainstorming, working on outlines, and starting a rough draft of their personal statement with the Counseling Department. This workshop is free to all students and will complement Ms. Adkin's essay […]

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COUNSELING: Final Forms, Scholarships, Bulldog Blast

Reading Time: < 1 minute All parents of 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students must log onto Final Forms (2021-22 form set) to indicate they have seen their student's schedule requests and approve. This must be completed by April 30. We emailed details on Monday of this week! If you have any questions, please contact your daughter's counselor. Parents of Seniors: Please […]

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COUNSELING: Final Forms Signature, Letters of Rec, Finance/Accounting Career Round Table, Zero Bells, Bulldog Blast

Reading Time: < 1 minute IMPORTANT: We will finalize schedule requests in PowerSchool this week for all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. All parents of 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students must log onto Final Forms (2021-22 form set) to indicate they have seen their student's schedule requests and approve. This must be completed by April 30. Schedule requests for 2021-22 […]

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COUNSELING: Academic Advising, Bulldog Blast

Reading Time: < 1 minute As we wrap up academic advising for next year, please take some time to touch base with your daughter about her confirmed schedule requests that she finalized with her counselor this month. In April, we will ask all parents to sign off on the requests that were made so that we know you have seen […]

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COUNSELING: Testing, Scholarships, Summer Opportunities, Academic Advising

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Tuesday, March 23, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will all be testing here at school! Thank you in advance for sending your student to school well-rested and well-nourished. Senior Information: The Counseling Office requests copies of every scholarship your daughter has been offered! Please send copies of ALL scholarships offered to Vikki Rose at vrose@saintursula.org. […]

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COUNSELING: Senior Scholarships, Academic Advising, Bulldog Blast

Reading Time: < 1 minute Senior Scholarships: It's that time of year! The Counseling Office requests copies of every scholarship your daughter has been offered! We keep records both to celebrate their accomplishments and promote the great journeys on which our students embark. Please send copies of ALL scholarships offered to Vikki Rose at vrose@saintursula.org. On Tuesday, March 16, we […]

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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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