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Maxine Clark All-School Assembly

On Tuesday, February 12, Ursuline Academy had the privilege of hosting Maxine Clark, the founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop, for an all-school assembly in which she spoke to students about leadership, entrepreneurship, and the power of following your own dreams and ideas. Following the presentation, she also spent time with student leaders, discussing and answering questions […]

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2019 Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame Inductee – Emily Geraghty ’09

On February 4, 2019, Missouri State University Communications announced this year’s inductees into the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame. Among those listed was Emily Geraghty ’09. As stated in the recipients announcement, “The five inductees were selected as citizens with a connection to the state of Missouri who serve as examples of global citizens […]

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Swimming at State

On Feb. 16, four members of Ursuline’s Swim Team competed for titles in the MSHSAA State Championship.  Seniors Bella Snyder and Jess Garcia, junior Sydney Kirchoff, and freshman Kate Heidenry swam hard in a total of eight races, breaking school and personal records. The girls all competed in the 400 free relay and moved up […]

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The Memory Project – A Global Connection Through Visual Art

This week, Mrs. Payne’s painting class is wrapping up their class projects that they have created in partnership with The Memory Project. The Memory Project is a charitable nonprofit organization that invites art teachers, art students, and solo artists to help cultivate global kindness by creating portraits for children around the world who have faced […]

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Sophie Laposha ’19 Earns a Perfect Score on ACT

Sophie Laposha ’19, daughter of Daniel and Karen Laposha, recently achieved a perfect score of 36 on her ACT. Sophie received her results with her family at home and then shared her news with some of her Ursuline teachers while on campus. “My teachers instilled the confidence in me that I could do well, and they […]

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