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Notes from the Principal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Congratulations to the students elected to Student Council for the 2021-2022 school year. A complete list of the new leaders can be found in the next article in this bulletin. Also, many thanks to everyone who registered for a vaccination through the Cincinnati Department of Health event at SUA on May 6 from 9:00 AM […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minute This Friday, April 30, the Class of 2021 will have Senior Mass and May Crowning in the Harold C. Schott Gymnasium and Convocation Center.  We are pleased to share that Julia Brockman and Marygrace Fagan will crown Mary at the Senior Mass. Also, congratulations to all of the candidates who ran for Student Council.  Audrey […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes We are half-way through Spirit Week and we hope your students are having a great week.  Junior and Senior Prom will take place on Friday, April 23.  Please remember that we have adjusted Friday’s schedule to accommodate pre-Prom needs: 8:00-9:20 A 9:20-10:40 B 10:40-11:20 Lunch & Study Hall  10:40 - 11:00 - 2021 & 2022 […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Mr. Moran, Ms. Utecht, and I are looking forward to our final weeks of the 2021-2022 school year.  Although there is a fair amount of academic work ahead of us, with AP exams running from May 3 - May 14, there are also many exciting activities between now and May 16.   The Student Council election […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Mr. Moran, Ms. Utecht, and I were excited about the week, and not because it was a short week!  We were excited about the three days of fun during lunch. On Monday, we had a raffle with fun prizes; on Tuesday, a special treat and Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter bunny; and Wednesday an […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes On Sunday, we will celebrate Palm Sunday.  In Sunday’s readings, we are reminded that the crowd turns and calls for Jesus to be crucified. And, Peter loses his courage and denies Jesus three times. Each year on Palm Sunday, I am reminded of the many times when I have fallen in with the crowd, even […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes As we enter into the Fourth Sunday in Lent, we are reminded of the power of reconciliation... an opportunity to rid ourselves of the burdens that weigh us down.  Through the shedding of our sins, we are open to receive Easter joy.  Lelia, Andrea, and I encourage everyone to take the time this week to […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Lelia and I want to extend a huge thank you to the entire SUA community for their support of our adult community as we received a COVID-19 vaccination.  At this point, almost every faculty and staff member has been fully vaccinated.  We all fared well after receiving our vaccinations, but recovery time WAS necessary after […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Next week marks the end of the third quarter.  Thank you to the more than 400 respondents who completed our schedule survey.  Although the majority of the responses support the current schedule, there is expressed hope to expand the 25-minute lunchtime for our students.  We will be working on this request in the next couple […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes On Monday and Tuesday, the SUA community participated in two Faith in Action days.  The opportunity to gather as a community and engage in activities that bring our faith to life is awe-inspiring.  Please take a moment to talk to your student about the experiences on Monday and Tuesday.  I think that you will find […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes This Wednesday, February 17, marks the beginning of Lent, the 40 days of preparation for Easter.  At this time, we are all called to deepen our spiritual lives through the practices of fasting, prayer, and almsgiving.  For many, it is a time to “give- up” something that you enjoy.  This year, let’s try something different.  […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Thank you for being a part of our annual fundraising event, the SUA Palooza. Although the evening had a different look and feel, the excitement and energy were palpable!  A special thanks to Mary Ellen Vorwald, Jessica Pedoto, Lori Deters, and Missy Meinhardt, and the many dedicated volunteers for an incredible event! Also, congratulations to Molly […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Saint Ursula Academy is pleased to share that our faculty and staff will receive their first COVID-19 vaccination the week of February 8.  We are part of Phase 1B Week 2 rollout for essential employees.  Although we are waiting for the final details that will assign our date and time, we wanted to share this […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Today is a great day to be a Bulldog! Although our current students were not on campus, it was abuzz with our newest members of the Class of 2025!  Thank you to the entire SUA community for continuing to share the good news about Saint Ursula Academy.   We learned that Elizabeth Volk '21 has been […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes It is hard to believe we are already three weeks into our new semester.  Lelia and I feel so blessed to have effectively transitioned into our revised schedule.  And, we are pleased that our community members continue to do their part to practice the SUA COVID-19 safety protocols. Thank you SUA. After two weeks of […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Although breaks are wonderful, it is nice to have everyone back on campus!  With the New Year, comes our revised schedule.  The Third Quarter Schedule can be found on our website under Family Resources.  SUA is pleased to share that we have partnered with Vonderhaar’s Catering for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.  Vonderhaar’s […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes During the third week of Advent, we focus on joys.  The joyful hope for the coming of Jesus.  It is also a time of joyful hope of an effective vaccination;  a vaccination that will move us into a place where we can be more engaged as a community and where we can enjoy being together, […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes As we enter into the second week of Advent, we continue to be reminded that Advent is a time of hope and waiting for the coming of Jesus.  Jesus came to give us abundant life. In this week’s readings from the Ignatian Solidarity Network, we are challenged to “reflect on the difference between the “abundant […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minute At this most unsettling time, it is critically important to call upon our faith for strength and support.  Several readings from the past several days have come from the Book of Revelations.  These readings, both challenging and comforting, call us to move through the darkness to the coming light of the Christmas mysteries... something we […]

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