Entries by Caitlin Kerwin

La Salle Welcomes the Class of 2021

La Salle welcomed 95 of the 106 students in the class of 2021 to La Salle Academy last night at the Freshmen Welcome Dinner. The incoming freshmen attended the dinner last night in the 6th Street gymnasium along with their families. Many incoming freshmen brought their younger siblings, future La Salle students. After receiving their […]

In Memoriam: Louis Corso ’60

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Louis Corso from La Salle Academy’s class of 1960. Mr. Corso was an active member of the La Salle community for decades. Under the leadership of La Salle Board Trustee, Brother Carl Malacalza, FSC, Mr. Corso and his wife, Luba, helped launch La Salle’s […]

Congratulations Class of 2017!

The La Salle Academy family welcomes 74 new alumni into the fold. La Salle congratulates the Class of 2017 on their many achievements including a nearly 100% graduation rate, a 100% college acceptance rate, and over $15 million in scholarship awards, more than quadruple the scholarships earned last year. What an astounding testament to their ability and work ethic! Special recognition goes to […]


Tuesday, May 30, 2017 – The La Salle Academy Cardinals varsity baseball team are headed to the CHSAA “A” Division Championship round thanks to stout pitching and an opportunistic offense that lead to a 10-0 five inning victory over St. John’s Prep at Salesian High School. Junior Julian Nieves had a strong performance on the mound […]

Varsity Baseball Playoff Update

Saturday, May 27, 2017 – There is a playoff saying, “survive and move on,” and the La Salle Academy Cardinals did just that on Saturday with a 10-6 victory over the Sacred Heart Irish at Randall’s Island to move into the “Winners” bracket of the CHSAA 2017 Varsity “A” Championship Baseball Tournament. The win set up […]


Monday night at the CHSAA Freshman Sectional Track Championships held at Ichan Stadium, the Cardinals had a phenomenal turn out. Every single freshman recorded a personal best each time they lined up to take the track.    Individual Events 800 Meter Run   – Michael Carrea                            – 2:31 – PR 800 Meter Run   – Kughan […]


  East Village, N.Y., May 4, 2017 – La Salle Academy’s 26th Annual Spring Gala will be held Thursday, May 11th at The Pierre in Manhattan beginning at 6:00 P.M. This year’s gala will honor the following esteemed alumni for their heartfelt dedication and commitment to La Salle: Edward “Joe” Cecala ’66, General Manager, The […]

JV Baseball Downs Nazareth

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – The La Salle Academy JV Cardinals added to their division lead with a 13-2 five inning victory over Nazareth JV at American Legion Fields in Brooklyn. The win improved their record to 4-3 overall and 4-0 in the CHSAA “A” Division. Franklin Olivares picked up his second win of the […]

Cardinals Fall to Nazareth Late

Thursday, April 13, 2017 – It was the first meeting of the two teams since last year’s playoffs but the outcome was the same as the La Salle Varsity Cardinals lost 5-3 to the defending champions, the Nazareth Kingsmen during a noon showdown at East River Park. Nicholas Brito took the loss in relief as […]

JV Cardinals Score Late for Victory over Nazareth

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 – In their first meeting since last year’s CHSAA A Division JV Championship game, the La Salle JV Cardinals (1-2 Overall; 1-0 League) scored an 8-6 victory over Nazareth in their first league game of the year at American Legion Field in Brooklyn, NY. After jumping to a 2-0 lead in […]


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Ismini Scouras 212-475-8940 ext. 204 iscouras@lasalleacademy.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NYC MAYORAL CANDIDATE MASSEY TOURS LA SALLE ACADEMY   East Village, N.Y., April 4, 2017 – On Tuesday, Mayoral Candidate Paul Massey toured La Salle Academy, one of the oldest all-boys Catholic high schools in Manhattan. Massey met with students, faculty, and […]

For Cardinals, Moore is Too Much

Sunday, April 2, 2017 – In a match-up against a “AA,” the La Salle Academy Cardinals dropped both games of their Varsity/JV double header 3-8 and 0-6, respectively to Moore Catholic at the Richmond County Youth Complex on Staten Island. It was the first game in over two weeks for all four teams due to […]

La Salle Drops Opening Day Doubleheader

Thursday, March 23, 2017 – La Salle Academy varsity and junior varsity Cardinals suffered losses on their opening-day games 6-0 on Varsity and 11-2 to non-conference, cross-town rival Xavier on a cold and blustery day at American Legion Field in Brooklyn. Final scores notwithstanding, both games were close.  Varsity was down 0-1 going into the […]

Alumni Gather In Florida

La Salle Academy alumni are spread all over the country and the world. These men are a big part of La Salle’s history and legacy, which is why La Salle’s President and Vice President try their best to visit our alumni, nationwide. Recently, President Dr. Guerriero and Vice President Ismini Scouras visited West Palm Beach, […]

Varsity Basketball Captures First City Championship Since 2004

La Salle Academy captured the CHSAA Class B City Championship with a 78-64 victory over Sacred Heart at Fordham University on Friday night.  CHSAA Class B Most Valuable Player James Bouknight would score all 21 of his points in the second half to help secure the victory. A tremendous team effort, Reggie Outlaw had 19 points and Korey Williams added 16 points as […]

JV Comes up short vs. Regis 40-34

Playing in the CHSAA “B” Championship game, JV Basketball suffered a heartbreaking loss to Regis 40-34. Entering the 4th quarter trailing by 3 points, the team was not able to overcome the deficit before falling to the Raiders. The Cardinals competed throughout the contest from tip-off to the final buzzer and although not the desired […]

Freshmen Fall to Salesian 67-61

Playing in the CHSAA “B” Championship game, the freshmen Cardinals faced off against the top-seeded Salesian Eagles. Getting off to a hot start led to a tied game at the end of the 1st quarter.  The Eagles shooting from outside and transition would prove to be too much for the Cardinals as we would eventually […]

Congratulations to Ms. Ann Straub!

After over 40 years of teaching the Arts at La Salle, veteran teacher and Art Department Chair Ann Straub has formally announced her retirement at the end of this academic year. In her “retirement” La Salle is blessed to be able to announce Ann will be promptly rejoining the La Salle family as a member […]

Basketball Playoff Schedule

   TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21st @ Salesian High School 3:30pm      #3 La Salle vs #6 Cathedral Prep (JV) THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23rd @ Salesian High School 1:45pm      #2 La Salle vs #3 Regis (Freshman) 3:30pm      JV Semi-Finals SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26th FRESHMAN CITY CHAMPIONSHIP @ Fordham Prep (Time TBD) JV CITY CHAMPIONSHIP […]

300 Guests At Accepted Students Breakfast!

Nearly 300 guests arrived at La Salle Academy’s 2017 Accepted Students Breakfast on Saturday, February 11th. Excited students accepted into the class of 2021 were able to meet current Lasallians and learn more about all the opportunities available to them at La Salle. Each department spoke about the exciting projects going on in their classrooms. […]

Cardinals Face Salesian

Wednesday, February 1, 2017: La Salle Freshman fell to Salesian at home 63-47. A valiant effort, the Cardinals were led by Joshua Norberto who tallied 16 points  La Salle’s JV Basketball team suffered a nail biting 52-51 loss to Salesian. Down 1 with 10.5 seconds to play, the team was able to find the open […]

La Salle in the News!

This week, La Salle was featured prominently in The Tablet, the Diocese of Brooklyn’s weekly newspaper. The article covered our Advent Mass with Bishop DiMarzio (see article below).

JV Basketball Edges Sacred Heart 77-72

The JV Basketball team (8-7,5-2) fought hard to secure a 77-72 league game victory over Sacred Heart. Down by 3 points to start the 4th quarter, the team stuck together to out-score Sacred Heart 21-13 to end the game.  The Cardinals were led by James Felton(28 points) followed by Jaden Ault(19 points) and Jamari Watts(16 […]

2017 CHSAA BQ/NY Indoor Track Freshman Sectional Championships

The La Salle Academy Track team ran in the CHSAA BQ/NY Freshman Sectional Championships on Monday, January 16th at Ocean Breeze in Staten Island. This was the first time the Cardinals ran in their new uniforms, giving the team confidence and school-pride!       Individual Events 800 Meter Run   – Amador Mossa             – 2:48 1600 […]

Bloomingdale’s Honors MLK Day with Service at La Salle

This year, Bloomingdale’s chose La Salle as one of their partner sites for their annual MLK Day of Service. Nearly 30 of Bloomingdale’s Corporate Staff spent the day doing service with 10 of our students at La Salle Academy, painting and cleaning in both the school building and La Salle’s Annex building on 2nd Street. […]

LaSalle Bowling @ CHSAA City Championships

Thursday evening, the LaSalle Cardinals Varsity and Junior Varsity faced Archbishop Molloy High School for the CHSAA City Championship. The Varsity fell to Molloy 2-1 for a 2nd place finish. Freshman Devin Flowers led all scores with a 290 game, a  716 three game series and a 214 playoff high average. Devin also walked away […]

Bowling Headed to the City Championship!

Varsity and JV bowling teams competed in the first round of the bowling CHSAA Championship on Monday January 9, 2017. The top two teams in Bronx north division competed against the top two teams in The Brooklyn/Queens division. Varsity defeated Stepinac High School as freshman Devin Flowers led all scores with games of 245, 246 […]

La Salle Senior Enters Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition

Nelson Millwood ’17 will be competing in the Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition January 31, 2017! After taking 2nd place as a Junior in La Salle Academy English Department’s Poetry Out Loud Competition in April 2016, Millwood moves on to the Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition at the end of this month. He will be […]

Varsity Basketball Wins “All Catholic” New Years Tournament Championship in Miami, FL

Miami, FL – Playing in their third tournament championship in less than 30 days, the La Salle Varsity Basketball team sprinted to a 69-53 victory over Archbishop McCarthy in the “All Catholic” New Year’s Tournament Championship game on Saturday, January 7th. The Cardinals would come out aggressive and would lead the contest from start to […]

La Salle With Two Wins On First Day In Miami

After arriving safely late Wednesday night, the Varsity basketball team started their Thursday with a service project at WOW, a community residential center for disabled adults. While there, the team demonstrated several basic skills before teaching some of the patients how to dribble and shoot. The team did a short intrasquad scrimmage before La Salle’s […]

Freshman/JV Basketball Recap

Freshman/JV Basketball at Msgr. Scanlan Christmas Classic In yesterday’s 2nd Freshman game, the LaSalle Freshman fell to the Susan Wagner by the score of 69-66, despite a frantic 4th quarter comeback from 10 points down to start the final stanza.  The Cardinals were led by Joshua Nolberto with 26 points and Amadou Kouyate with 14 […]

Bishop DiMarzio Celebrates Mass at La Salle!

December 22, 2016 – On the students’ last day before the Christmas break, La Salle hosted Bishop DiMarzio from the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens, a diocese where many of La Salle’s students live. The students enjoyed a beautiful Mass said by Bishop DiMarzio while the student band and chorus provided reflective music. The Bishop […]

JV Basketball Defeats Cathedral Prep!

The JV basketball team(3-1) earned a 63-46 win against Cathedral Prep on Tuesday evening in Queens. Leading by 6 points to start the 4th quarter, the Cardinals defensive intensity allowed the team to extend its lead and secure the victory. The Cardinals were led by James Felton(28pts) and Jaden Ault(16pts). JV Basketball returns to action […]

Big Win for Varsity Basketball!

Coming off its first loss of the season, the Varsity Basketball team earned a 78-20 victory over Cathedral Prep on Tuesday evening. The first league game of the young season, the team secured 22 steals throughout the game, setting the tone on the defensive end. James Bouknight led the way with 20 points while Justin […]

Lasallian Student Sponsorship Dinner 2016

Every year, generous friends of La Salle choose to sponsor La Salle students by contributing to their tuition, ensuring that La Salle can offer scholarships to our students and keep tuition as low as possible. Every year, our sponsors are able to spend time with each other at our annual Lasallian Student Sponsorship Dinner. On […]

Bowling Headed to the Playoffs!

On Tuesday, December 6, 2016 the Cardinals JV and Varsity Bowling teams played The Mary Louis Academy for their final game of the regular season and both teams were victorious. Varsity: Freshman Devin Flowers led all scores  with a 288 league high game. He also had a 713 league high series . Daquan King  followed with […]

JV Basketball Defeats St. Joseph By The Sea!

JV Basketball  defeated St. Joseph by the Sea 51-48 on Friday night, December 2nd.  The visitors from Staten Island made a furious 4 quarter run, erasing a 13 point lead and tying the game with 30 seconds left. Refocused, the Cardinals secured the win with key defensive rebound and a timely basket by Nicolas Rivera, […]

Results from the IAABO Tournament

In the first game of the Freshman IAABO tournament on Friday, December 2nd, the Cardinals fell to Holy Trinity 62-50. A hard fought team effort throughout the game, the team was led by Devin Justinian with 12 points while Amadou Kouyate and Isaiah Brown each added 9 points. The Freshman basketball team defeated Regis today […]

The McGee Science Center: A Dedication Ceremony

On Friday, December 2, 2016, La Salle dedicated The McGee Science Center in honor of the McGee family. Because of their generosity, La Salle is able to have four hydroponic towers and two 3D printers in the classroom. Nearly 20 members of the McGee family were able to attend this dedication ceremony as well as […]

Bowling Headed To The Top!

On Tuesday November 29, 2016 the Cardinals JV and Varsity Bowling Teams faced Christ The King high school and once again both teams were victorious.  Michael Anorve led all scores for junior varsity with a 224 game and a 557 three game series. , Jimmy Falcon had a 177 game.  The win moved their to […]

Basketball Is Back!

Monday, November 28, 2016 – The JV Basketball(1-0) team started the season off with a 65-48 victory over Cristo Rey(BK). A four point game at the end of the 3rd quarter, the 10team used a 21-8 4th quarter run to close out the win. The team was led by Nicholas Rivera with 17 points while Jayden […]

Bowling Moves Up Again!

On Tuesday November 22 , 2016 both JV and Varsity Bowling teams faced Cathedral prep and were victorious. Michael Anorve led all scores for the Junior Varsity with a 202 high game and a 577 three game series. Daquan King led all for the Varsity with a 256 game and a 672 three game series […]

Juniors Visit Salem, MA!

Over Halloween weekend, La Salle Juniors enjoyed a hands-on learning experience in Salem, Massachusetts. Every year, La Salle Juniors read The Crucible in Ms. Toney’s English class. As part of La Salle in the City, a group of Juniors visit Salem, MA to see the book come to life! This year, over 30 students traveled […]

La Salle Bowling Shoots for 8th Straight Win!

On Tuesday, November 15th, the La Salle Cardinals JV and Varsity Bowling teams faced Archbishop Malloy High School.  The Junior Varsity team was victorious as they defeated Malloy and moved into first place. Team captain Joseph Palaguachi led all scores for the JV with a 190 game. Palaguachi was followed by Michael Anorve with a […]

Cardinals Cross Country Season Ends

On Saturday, November 12th, the Cross Country team completed their Fall Season with Senior William Cruz posting a personal best of 15:32 and finishing 5th in his race.  Junior Ibrahim Diop posted a time of 16:50 while Frosh Elias Torres finished in 17:07. LASALLE ACADEMY (NYC) ALL RESULTS CHSAA Intersectionals – Varsity EVENT PLACE ATHLETE […]

Cardinal Bowling Unstoppable!

Yesterday, November 8th, La Salle Academy JV and Varsity Bowling defeated Bishop Loughlin for their seventh straight win of the season. Joseph Palaguachi led all scores for the Junior Varsity with a 188 game, followed by Jimmy Falcon who had a 169 game. Chandler Hayer led all scores for the Varsity with games of 239, […]

Soccer Season Comes to a Close!

As the season of fall comes to a close, so does the soccer season for La Salle. The Varsity Soccer team fell to Spellman in the CHSAA quarterfinals yesterday by the score of 5-0. The team fought hard, but Spellman took advantage of their chances at the mercy of La Salle. Unfortunately, this ends the […]

Cardinal Bowling On A Roll!

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, La Salle JV and Varsity bowling teams defeated St. Francis Prep. This was their sixth straight win of the season. This win keeps both teams tied with Molloy, the team La Salle will face on November 15th at Whitestone Lanes. Michael Anorve led all scores for the Junior Varsity team […]