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Notes from the Principal

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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Notes from the Principal

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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Notes from the Principal

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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Notes from the Principal

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving break is just a week away.  Much has happened over the past several weeks, including a wide array of admissions activities.  Many of our activities have had a different look and feel, but we continue to hear very positive feedback from our prospective students and families about the […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes As SUA continues the process of preparing for our third quarter, it is important that all stakeholders have a chance to offer feedback on the fall COVID-19 schedule.  We realize that our COVID-19 schedule has done exactly what we built it for - safety, well-being, and academic growth.  We are also better informed about our […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes On Monday, our students participated in Faith-in-Action activities.  The Class of 2024 used this day to explore the social justice issues surrounding poverty. The Class of 2023, originally scheduled to pack 1,200 weekend food boxes for low-income children, used their time to learn about SUA’s commitment to doing work that consciously, systemically, and sustainably serves […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Thank you to everyone who helped out during Open House.  Although the look and feel of Open House may have felt a little different, the event was no less effective! The 8th graders and their families could not have been more positive and complimentary of their Open House experience.  And, although the intentional spacing of […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes As we begin our second quarter, please know that your daughter’s first quarter grades are now accessible in PowerSchool.  If you have a question about your daughter’s performance, please encourage her to have a conversation with her teacher. If you would like to receive a paper copy of her report card, please email Ms. Betsy […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes As we make our way to the end of the first quarter, Lelia and I would like to thank the SUA community for your openness, flexibility, and call to be a united community.  COVID-19 has brought us many unknowns and 2020 has brought us much unrest; and it is in times of uncertainty and unrest […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes The 2020-2021 Student Directory is going digital! In order to keep up with often rapidly changing addresses and phone numbers, we have decided to provide the Student Directory digitally. Unlike printed versions (some parts of which are already incorrect, incomplete, or outdated) that cannot be easily amended, digital copies will be more efficiently kept up-to-date! […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Last Friday, the Class of 2024 held Student Council elections.  I am pleased to share the list of student leaders elected by their classmates: Class of 2024 Co-Presidents:  Liz Gingrich & Grayson Rohmiller Class student council representatives: Alex Serger Amelia Larsen Anna Autenrieb Kate Corsig Kinsey Sullivan Liliana Marcheschi Molly Fesenmeier Reese Pettway Congratulations, girls. […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Last week, I mentioned that SUA inducted 116 new members into the Merician Chapter of the National Honor Society.  We are all very proud of our new inductees and would like to share the 2020 NHS induction video with the entire SUA community.  The video includes the names of all of our newest inductees. Families […]

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