Entries by Caitlin Kerwin

Two LSA Seniors Qualify as Finalists for Prestigious College Scholarships

La Salle Academy is honored to announce that two senior students have been named finalists for two prestigious full-tuition college scholarship programs. Kristian Olvera ’19 is a semi-finalist for Posse and a finalist for Questbridge and Christopher Sanchez ‘19 is a finalist for Questbridge. Posse and Questbridge recruit high-achieving students from diverse backgrounds and provide […]

NYU Graduate Nursing Students Teach at La Salle

Eight members of the NYU Graduate Nursing Program and their professor, Dr. Lim, visited La Salle as part of our expanding partnership with New York University and our Speaker Series run by Ann Straub. The nursing students and their professor taught two health classes. La Salle students gained hands-on experience as they practiced taking each […]

La Salle Juniors’ Weekend In Salem, MA

Friday, November 2, 2018 – La Salle Academy’s now famous annual trip/weekend jaunt to Salem, Mass., with the junior English class and the indefatigable Ms. Pat Toney, was another great success this year. Each year, the juniors read The Crucible as part of their English course and Ms. Toney takes then on  a weekend to […]

Fall 2018 College Representative Visits

COLLEGE  REP  VISITS 2018 Last Updated: 11/8/18 All visits take place in the Academic Support Center unless otherwise specified.  Please note: Interested students must receive a pass from Ms. Cernaro in her office before homeroom.                                       Tuesday, […]

La Salle Continues to Progress at CHSAA Cross Country Sectionals

Competing in the CHSAA Sectionals on Sunday, October 28th, La Salle fielded 26 runners with 22 total runners achieving new personal bests. Several freshmen received medals for their performance. The team is rounding into shape as they head to the Championship Meets the next two weekends at Van Cortlandt. Saturday, November 3rd: CHSAA Freshman/Sophomore Championships […]

La Salle Soccer Advances to Quarterfinals

Monday, October 29, 2018, Gerritsen Beach Park, Brooklyn – Playing their most complete game of the season, the La Salle Cardinals finally got back in the win column with a shutout victory over St. Edmund Prep in the first round of the CHSAA Soccer Playoffs. Zion Jackson-Avila scored his first goal of the season five minutes […]

Bowling Rolls On to 5th Straight Victory

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, Queens – Both JV and Varsity Cardinal bowling teams were victorious in their game against Xavierian on Tuesday at Whitestone Lanes. Devin Flowers led all scores for the Varsity with high games of  257, 235 and a 669 series. Flowers was followed by Mariano Mitchell with a 206 game and Jimmy Falcon with […]

Bowling Rolls to 2nd Victory in a Row

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, Queens, NY – The Varsity and Junior Varsity played their second game of the season at Whitestone Lanes with both teams emerging victorious over Salesian High School. Devin Flowers led all scores for the Varsity with a 202 game followed by Mariano Mitchell with a 182 game. Justin Williams led all scores […]

La Salle on the Town!

Thursday, September 20, 2018, Manhattan, NY – La Salle Academy students, administration and faculty were in full force this past weekend as they marched in two city-wide cultural parades. On Saturday, a group of La Salle students led the way in The 92nd Annual Feast of the San Gennaro Parade, which celebrated the spirit and […]

Cardinal Soccer Falls at Saint Edmund

 Friday, September 14, Gerritsen Beach Park, Brooklyn– The La Salle Cardinals soccer team got off to another slow start and fell behind 0-2 at the 10-minute mark of the 1st half before eventually losing 6-4 to St. Edmund Prep in a CHSAA divisional game at All American Field in Brooklyn. The loss drops La Salle […]

Important: Fall Sports Tryouts!

Fall Sports beginning August 20th. Below you will find information for the start of all sports as well as the direct coaches contact to reach out for additional information. Please note that all students interested in a sport must try-out to be considered for participation. Selection of each team is determined by the head coach […]

CHIRP Plus Takes Learning Outside

CHIRP (Cardinal High Intensity Readiness Program) Plus students had another fun-filled educational experience this summer, exploring New York City and completing projects in the classroom. CHIRP Plus includes honors incoming freshmen students to prepare for the high school experience at La Salle Academy. This year, Ms. Masulo took the group to Central Park, Ripley’s Believe […]

Lasallian Youth Summer Assembly

A group of our students participated in the Lasallian Youth Summer Assembly last week at Manhattan College! They developed personal and communal leadership skills, ways to advocate for justice and Lasallian formation through service and interactive presentations.   

La Salle Bowling Never Stops

La Salle’s Bowling team did not take a break over the summer. Instead, members of the LaSalle Varsity and Junior Varsity Bowling team attended Dick Ritgers Bowling Camp in Fishkill, NY. They focused on developing their mental and physical game, understanding lane play, a formula to play the lane and spare systems to improve spare […]

College Explorers Prepare for their Futures

Through La Salle’s College Explorers program, La Salle Academy’s rising sophomores, juniors and seniors visited several college campuses in the New York Metropolitan area. Following a week of travel, they spent the second half of the program preparing for the SAT’s through intensive preparation courses and practice tests. The goal of College Explorers is to […]

Faculty Members Attend Buttimer Insitute

La Salle Academy faculty members, Ms. Stephanie Carlsen and Mr. Vincent Estivez, attended the Buttimer Institute at Manhattan College in June 2018, along with hundreds of other Lasallian educators from across the country. Through a weekend of workshops and seminars, Ms. Carlsen and Mr. Estivez expanded their Lasallian knowledge and furthered their expertise in their […]

Welcome to the Class of 2022!

La Salle Academy welcomed the Class of 2022 at the annual Freshmen Welcome Dinner on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Approximately 100 eager students and their parents gathered together for an evening of Lasallian fellowship. They were all given a taste of what it will be like to be a student at La Salle Academy by […]

LSA Soccer Trains with the NY Red Bulls

Nearly twenty La Salle soccer athletes took part in a one-of-a-kind clinic with the New York Red Bulls on Monday, June 4, 2018. This unique partnership allows our students to train with professionals from New York City’s soccer team, preparing our soccer team for the season ahead. This is one of La Salle Academy’s many partnerships. […]

Varsity Baseball Holds Off Elimination

Saturday, May 26, 2018 – The La Salle Cardinals scored five unearned runs in the top of the first then held on for a 5-2 victory over Christ The King to hold off elimination at Juniper Valley Park in Queens. The Cardinals move into the Quarter-Final elimination game on Monday against St. Edmund Prep. Gilbert Santos, Jr. […]

Cardinals Advance to 2nd Round of Playoffs

Friday, May 18, 2018 – In a rematch of last year’s Championship, the La Salle Cardinals began the playoffs with a come-from-behind, 9-4 victory over Nazareth on Randall’s Island, to move into the double elimination round of the 2018 CHSAA Varsity ‘A’ Division Baseball Playoffs. Two errors in the top of the first opened the […]

Alumni Volunteers Needed!

Attention Alumni! Ms. Ann Straub is looking for alumni volunteers to act as “pin presenters” at the annual Senior Breakfast on Tuesday, May 29th from 10:30am to 12noon! Receiving the alumni pin from an alumnus adds to a more personal experience for the graduate. If you are interested, please contact Ann Straub by calling 212-475-8940 […]

First Ever Alumni Professional Networking Night a Great Success!

Thursday, April 19, 2018 – La Salle Academy’s Alumni Association hosted the first ever Alumni Professional Networking Night in The Joseph F. D’Angelo ’48 Literacy Center. FIVE decades (70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 00’s, and 10’s) of alumni gathered together for this inaugural event. The evening began with a panel discussion from Sal LaRocca ’82, Marty Cottingham […]

Victories for LSA Baseball!

LSA JV Baseball Win Big in Late Innings Thursday, April 19, 2018 –The La Salle Academy JV Cardinals used two big innings to break open a close game for a 17-5 victory over St. John’s Prep on a chilly day at Elmjack Little League in Queens. The Cardinals batted around in the fifth and sixth […]

Cardinal Baseball Heads to Virginia

Monday, April 2, 2018 – Travelling in a cardinal red coach bus, the La Salle baseball team headed to Virginia this Spring Break to play in the 2018 Coastal Virginia Spring Break Baseball Classic. They spent the next morning training before their first game of the tournament against Norfolk Christian. In a well-played first game […]

Special Video: In Memory of Br. Thomas Scanlan, F.S.C.

Dear La Salle Academy Family  – alumni, friends and beyond, La Salle Academy is mourning the passing this week of our beloved family member, friend, mentor, guidepost and educator extraordinaire, Brother Thomas J. Scanlan, FSC. Brother Tom was President Emeritus of Manhattan College, but his leadership has left an indelible imprint on our La Salle as well. For new […]

JV Bowling Secures 2nd City Championship in a Row! – Varsity Falls Just Short of Championship

Friday, January 19, 2018 – On Friday, La Salle Academy played in the final round of the CHSAA Bowling City Championships at Astoria Lanes. Playing against Cathedral Prep, La Salle Academy was victorious for the second year in row. Justin Williams led all scores with a high game of 213 and his first 600 series.  Among […]

La Salle Students Enjoy a Special Christmas Assembly

Thursday, December 21, 2017 – On the last day before a much-anticipated Christmas break, La Salle students celebrated Mass together and enjoyed an assembly with entertainment by visitors as well as a few of their classmates. If the La Salle community was not in the Christmas spirit before, they are now. Opening the assembly were […]

La Salle takes 2 of 3 at Salesian

Saturday, December 9, 2017 – Over the weekend, all three basketball teams traveled to Salesian for their first league games of the season. The Freshmen fell 69-58 and were led by Alijah England’s 17 points.  JV would earn a close 52-50 victory as they took control of the game late and held on behind Theo […]

Bowling Continues to Roll to Wins

On Tuesday, November 21st both JV and varsity bowling teams faced Xaverian High School and emerged victorious. The JV moved their season record to 7 – 2 as the Varsity remains undefeated with a 9 – 0 season record. The JV team was lead with a 201 high game and a 505 3 game series while […]

Christian Brother Provincial Visits La Salle Academy

Monday, November 20, 2017 – Brother Dennis Lee, the Provincial of the Brothers of the Christian School District of Eastern North America (DENA), was generous enough to spend the entire day at La Salle on Monday, November 20th.  Brother Dennis met with our senior leadership, addressed our student body in full assembly and stayed quite […]

Cross Country Track: Final Race Results

The following are the results from the CHSAA Intersectional Varsity B Championships on November 11th: Ibrahim Diop – 15:19 – 7th overall Andy Fernandez – 15:52 PR – 13th overall Michael Correa – 16:58 PR – 30th overall Phillip Bart – 17:09 PR – 35th overall Christopher Pena – 17:36 PR – 44th overall Amador […]

Bowling Duplicates their Split vs. Cathedral Prep

On Tuesday, November 14th, the bowling teams faced Cathedral Prep for the second time in a row and the results proved almost identical to last week. The JV suffered their 2nd loss of the season, dropping their record to 6 – 2. Jimmy Falcon led all scores with a 182 high game and he was […]

Bowling Earns a Split vs. Cathedral Prep

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – La Salle Academy’s bowling teams faced off against Cathedral Prep on Tuesday afternoon. The JV suffered their first loss of the season, dropping their record to 6 – 1. Jimmy Falcon led all scores for the JV with a season-high 193 game and a 553 3 game series. Varsity earned […]

Updated College Rep List

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE VISITS FALL 2017 (all visits take place in the 3rd floor Academic Support Center unless otherwise specified) *Last Updated 11/8/17* 9/19 – Quinnipiac U at 12:30pm Bryant U at 1:30pm 9/20 – Penn State at 10:30am Catholic U at noon LeMoyne College at 1:30pm 9/21 – St. John’s College (MD) at 10:30am 9/22 […]

Track Results

     The following are the results from the NY Sectional meet on Saturday, October 28th: Freshman Anonymous – 10:01 PR – top 50 overall and received a medal Andrew Khan – 14:26 PR Karl Sydneus – 19:10 PR Varsity Ibrahim Diop – 15:11 PR by 37 seconds Michael Correa – 17:03 PR Phillip Bart […]

La Salle Bowling: 6-0

  On Friday, November 3rd the JV and Varsity Bowling teams defeated The Mary Louis Academy. The win marks a perfect 6-0 start for both teams. Jimmy Falcon and Isiah Perez were top scorers for the JV, each garnering a 168 game followed by Justin Williams with a 160 game. The lead score for the […]

Cardinal Dolan Celebrates Mass at La Salle Academy

CARDINAL DOLAN CELEBRATES ALL SAINTS DAY MASS, BLESSES CHAPEL AT LA SALLE ACADEMY East Village, N.Y., November 1, 2017 – La Salle Academy welcomed His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, to its Sixth Street campus this morning to celebrate Mass for All Saints Day. La Salle’s gymnasium was transformed into a chapel […]

A Prayer for Vocations

La Salle Academy and Brother Paul Cillo were recently featured in the Prayer for Vocations video produced by The Brothers of the Christian Schools DENA (District of Eastern North America). This is a special invitation to join in prayer on the 25th of each month for vocations to the Brothers of the Christian Schools. Click […]

Bowling Roars to Dual 5-0 Start!

On Tuesday, October 24, both JV and Varsity Bowling defeated Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School for their 5th wins of the season. Herbie Isaac led all scores for JV with a 187 high game and was followed by Jimmy Falcon, who bowled a 183 game. Chandler Hayer led all scores for the Varsity with a 264 high […]

La Salle takes over NYC over the Weekend!

This weekend La Salle Academy was out in full force throughout New York City. On Saturday, October 21st, we welcomed 650 prospective students, parents, grandparents, and siblings to our campus on 215 E 6th Street for our annual Open House. Potential future Cardinals in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade and their families began lining up […]

Updated College Rep Visit List

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE VISITS FALL 2017 (all visits take place in the 3rd floor Academic Support Center unless otherwise specified) *Last Updated 10/17/17* 9/19 – Quinnipiac U at 12:30pm Bryant U at 1:30pm 9/20 – Penn State at 10:30am Catholic U at noon LeMoyne College at 1:30pm 9/21 – St. John’s College (MD) at 10:30am 9/22 […]

Bowling Off to a Hot Start: Both Teams Sit 3-0

The JV and Varsity Bowling teams are off to torrid starts with both teams sitting at 3-0 going into today’s match vs. St. Francis Prep. See below for a recap of this season’s games: Tuesday October 10, 2017 vs. Christ the King The Junior Varsity and Varsity defeated Christ the King High school for their 3rd […]

Principal Kerry Conroy Receives the Bassen Service Award

After nearly two decades of service at La Salle Academy, Principal/Vice President Conroy has been awarded the Bassen Service Award on Saturday, September 30th during a ceremony at La Salle University. A busload of faculty, staff and students traveled to Philadelphia to support Ms. Conroy. Beginning as a Lasallian Volunteer and serving as the campus […]

What a September for La Salle!

September was a busy month for La Salle Academy! We started the month by kicking off the 2017-18 academic year and welcoming 352 students to our halls and additional third floor of our building. To celebrate this expansion of La Salle to the third floor of our school building, we held a ribbon cutting ceremony […]

Lasallian News in Our District and Institute

Brother Paul Cillo, a member of La Salle Academy’s Religion Department, is also La Salle Academy’s Lasallian Animator. He will be educating our school community and promoting  ideals, charism, happenings, and history.Click here for the September Newsletter!

Online Silent Auction is now OPEN

The 23rd Annual Cardinal Classic Golf Outing Slient Auction is now open for bidding! Click here to register and begin placing your bids. You can access this site from a computer or smart phone up until the auction closes on Thursday, September 21st at 6:45pm. Once you are registered, you will be able to view items, place […]

College Representatives at La Salle: Fall 2017

COLLEGE REP VISITS FALL 2017 *List updated on 10-6-17 * (all visits take place in the 3rd floor Academic Support Center unless otherwise specified)   9/19 – Quinnipiac U at 12:30pm Bryant U at 1:30pm 9/20 – Penn State at 10:30am Catholic U at noon LeMoyne College at 1:30pm 9/21 – St. John’s College (MD) […]

La Salle Featured in Catholic New York

8/17/17 EDITOR’S REPORT Space Increase the Latest Sign of Good Things Happening at La Salle By John Woods   Left, Professor George Delagrammatikas from The Cooper Union demonstrates a STEM activity for La Salle Academy students, who participate in five programs at The Cooper Union. Right, La Salle’s varsity baseball squad was one of five Cardinals’ […]

La Salle on the Road

This summer, La Salle Academy’s Development Team traveled to Albany and Breezy Point, NY to participate in two special alumni receptions. Board Trustee Kevin Leyden ’74 hosted our first Albany Alumni Reception on July 20th at his home in Glenmont, NY and Board Trustee Martin J. Cottingham ’88 hosted the 3rd Annual Breezy Point Summer […]

La Salle Academy Announces Major Expansion

July 13, 2017 – Dear La Salle Academy Community: In a move that bucks the trend of most Catholic high schools across the country, La Salle Academy is embarking on a major expansion plan that includes occupying the third floor at the 6th street campus. We are increasing our school space to a full one-third […]

Principal Kerry Conroy Receives the Bassen Service Award

After nearly two decades of service at La Salle Academy, Principal/Vice President Conroy has been awarded the Bassen Service Award. Beginning as a Lasallian Volunteer and serving as the campus minister, tutor, and freshmen religion teacher, Ms. Conroy returned to La Salle shortly after her years of service to serve the Lasallian young men once again […]

Rain Can’t Stop A Lasallian

Saturday, June 24, 2017 – La Salle Academy’s full-time Lasallian Volunteer, Mr. Matt Billings, did not let the rain stop him on Saturday, placing 9th overall and 1st in his age group in the NYC Pride Run. It was pouring rain in Central Park, but there were plenty of runners like Mr. Billings who were […]

Students Attend Seminar at La Salle University

Saturday, June 10, 2017 – Eight rising juniors and seniors were invited to La Salle University’s Inaugural Summer Seminars. Some students participated in the Entrepreneurial Path to Success and others participated in The Power of Media. Students in the Entrepreneurial seminar ended the day-long session by presenting an innovative product or service to solve an educational […]