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Refresh La Salle

Approximately a year and a half ago was the last time the full contingent of La Salle students came to 215 E 6th Street for class. As we anticipated welcoming back all our Cardinals for the 2021-2022 academic year, we realized that some of the challenges ahead will relate to the social and emotional well-being […]

Lasallian Youth Assembly

On Thursday, July 15th, the Lasallian Region of North America hosted a virtual Lasallian Youth Assembly. This assembly included 125 high school students from across the United States. Lasallian Youth groups exist in Lasallian schools like ours. Members seek understanding of themselves and the world. They search for this understanding through activities of faith, service, and community. La Salle Academy was well-represented with the participation of five students: […]

Plan for the 4th Quarter

Dear La Salle Academy Community,  Thank you to all who replied to the 4th quarter survey. We look forward to welcoming more students back in person. Our classes will resume on April 12th (spring dress code begins then, too) and the 4th quarter will begin on April 19th.    We have experienced a very difficult year together with […]

Raising Our Resilience

Two brothers. Two parents. Two countries. Those pairings come together surrounded by one pandemic and form a story that characterizes 2020 at La Salle Academy. Roberto and Manuel are both gifted and diligent students who benefit from the talent of our teachers and the ethos of our school. Each is the recipient of a merit […]

Five Students Selected for Job Opportunity Program

The Job Opportunity Program (JOP), under the auspices of the Inner-City Scholarship Fund, provides rising seniors the opportunity to develop skills that will support them during the college application process and in the future as they enter the workforce. This highly selective program has been affiliated with La Salle Academy for decades, and former participants […]

La Salle Will Move to Hybrid Learning Model in 2nd Semester

Dear Parents and Guardians,    Thank you for your continued patience as we continue to navigate this challenging year! Your commitment to your son’s educational experience has been excellent. As promised, we have taken two months to determine the direction of the remainder of the 2020 – 2021 academic year. After a great deal of consideration, […]

My COVID Story

When I woke up from a two-month coma on May 16th, I had three thoughts: my son, my mother, and La Salle Academy’s commencement ceremony. Back in March, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit New York City, I had no idea I would be one of the millions personally affected by the virus. I spent a […]

Plan for the 2nd Quarter

Thank you for your replies to our survey regarding the proposed plan for the 2nd quarter. We had an 88.5% return rate. That is fantastic. I appreciate the comments and questions. Below is a summary of that parent feedback.    62% of the respondents did not feel comfortable with their son participating in in-person classes for the […]

Remote Learning Extended Through Fall 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians and Students, Thank you for your replies and participation in the re-opening survey. After reviewing the results of all surveys (both the faculty/staff and parent), NYS guidelines and CDC recommendations, and looking at current Covid-19 numbers across the country, out of an abundance of caution for health and safety, we have decided to begin the school […]

La Salle Academy Secures Future With Property Sale

Proceeds earmarked for school’s endowment New York, N.Y., July 16, 2020 – In a move that will secure the future of La Salle Academy, one of the oldest all-male Catholic high schools in New York City, La Salle New York City, Inc. has completed the sale of 38 Second Avenue, its administration building on the corner of Second Street and Second Avenue […]

Cardinal Soccer Try-outs!

Attention La Salle Students!! Tryouts for the Varsity Soccer Team will begin on Monday August 22nd at 9:00am. Please meet at the school by 8:30am and you will then walk over to the field with the coaches. Bring your equipment (shinguards, cleats, water bottle, etc.) with you. You must have your physical in with the […]

Cardinals CHIRP!

Every year, La Salle Academy invites the incoming freshmen to participate in the summer readiness program. This year, in addition to the summer readiness program, La Salle launched the CHIRP program. CHIRP (Cardinal High Intensity Readiness Program) is a two-week enrichment program for high achieving incoming freshmen. This program incorporates more action-based learning and trips […]

La Salle Prepares for College!

La Salle Academy has always prided itself on teaching our students to be college-minded and to prepare for the next steps during their high school careers. We continue to do that throughout the school year as well as over the summer. This summer, La Salle has launched its very own SAT Prep and college readiness […]

Summer Reading Lists (updated)

LASALLE Reads   LaSalle Reads is an exciting new program at LaSalle Academy that highlights commitment that LaSalle has to the importance of reading as part of a rigorous, college-bound, high school education. Every summer, each class of incoming freshmen, rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are required to read a set of 3 or 4 […]

Congratulations LSA Class of 2016!

On the evening of Thursday, June 2, 2016, La Salle graduated the Class of 2016, the 168th class in the school’s history. This was a special day for the nearly 100 students who walked down the aisle of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral to receive their high school diplomas, marking the end of their La Salle career and […]


EXAM SCHEDULE DIRECTIONS FOR STUDENTS 1. Please note the day, time and room for each of your exams. Your teacher will remind you of your section number if there are multiple sections of your course. Make sure you are in full uniform. Bring a pen, pencil, and calculator (for math exams). 2. There will not […]

Seniors Celebrate with Breakfast on Tuesday!

Today, the senior class of 2016 finish their high school careers and move on to their next big endeavors. On Tuesday, the seniors celebrated this momentous week with breakfast and an awards ceremony. The students enjoyed a slide show commemorating their time at La Salle and heard inspiring words from Chief Executive of Big Brother Big Sisters […]

La Salle Eliminated from Playoffs

Tuesday, May 31, 2016, Brooklyn, NY – In the end, only one team ends the season happy and this year it just wasn’t in the Cards as La Salle lost 2-5 to Nazareth and was eliminated from the 2016 CHSAA A Division Varsity Playoffs, yesterday at American Legion.  The Kingsman move on to the Championship […]

Junio Boletine de Principal

Estimados padres de familia. Tutores: El mañana en la noche, la clase de 2016 se graduará de la Catedral de St Patrick. Les felicitamos por este gran evento. Estamos agradecidos a ellos por todo lo que han hecho durante sus cuatro años y les desean una feliz y con más éxito siguiente etapa de su […]

Junior Ring Ceremony!

Congratulations to the La Salle Juniors! The Class of 2017 received their class rings yesterday, May 25th at a special ceremony at St. George Ukranian Church. These rings represent the Lasallian education they have and will continue to receive. As the school year ends, the juniors look forward to their final year at La Salle. Check out the […]

Our New Principal: Ms. Kerry Conroy

We’ve selected our new Principal, Ms. Kerry Conroy! As the current Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs, Ms. Conroy is ready to hit the ground running and take our school to new heights! She’s demonstrated her dedication to our Lasallian mission and to building a nurturing learning environment for all of our students. Originally from Memphis, […]

Senior Exam Schedule 2016

SENIOR EXAM SCHEDULE DIRECTIONS FOR STUDENTS 1. Please note the day, time and room for each of your exams. Your teacher will remind you of your section number if there are multiple sections of your class. 2. You do not have to report to homeroom. When you come to school, remain in the cafeteria until […]

LSA Closes Out the Handball Season

On Tuesday, La Salle took away two wins after St. Raymond’s had to forfeit a doubleheader due to their coach on medical leave. LaSalle was scheduled to play St. Raymond away. Both JV and Varsity handball teams finished the regular season at 4-10. La Salle awaits the final standing to see if they make it to the playoffs. 

Cardinals Clinch 2nd Place Over SJP

Queens, NY, May 12, 2016 – The La Salle Academy JV Cardinals clinched 2nd place (CHSAA – A Division) with a 11-9 victory over St. John’s Prep at Elmjack Little League.  With the win, LSA swept the season series (3-0) and finished 5-4 in the division and earned home-field in the A division JV semi-final […]

Cardinals Lay a Turkey Against Nazareth

Brooklyn, NY, May 10, 2016 – In what could only be described as a letdown after Saturday’s thrilling victory over Scanlan, the La Salle Academy JV Cardinals were a complete no-show for their game against Nazareth losing 0-8 to the Kingsmen at American Legion Fields. The loss clinched first place (CHSAA – A Division) for […]

This Week’s Handball Results

On Tuesday, May 10th, La Salle played against St. Francis Prep at home and lost the game.  However, freshmen Ian Lucero/Jancarlos Flores won their double match at the JV level.  It was their first individual victory this season.  Derek and Jason Criollo continued to impress with a hard-fought battle on the Varsity double match.  The […]

LSA Varsity Baseball on a 5-Game Winning Streak!

Monday, May 9, 2016- Varsity baseball defeated St. John’s Prep 9-6 in an away game at Elm Jack Field. John Michael Silver pitched a great game with 8 strike outs. Julian Nieves went 3-3 and Wilfredo Cueto had a big hit to drive two runs.   Tuesday, May 10, 2016- Varsity baseball played a doubleheader […]

Stellar Weekend for LSA Baseball!

This weekend, both La Salle JV and Varsity baseball teams swept the field when they played Scanlan. JV defeated Scanlan 19-15. Nick Brito brought the team home with a winning hit, pitched a great game, and played a 3-5 game. Varsity crushed Scanlan 7-1 on Saturday. Chris Pimental pitched a beautiful game with 13 strike […]

Father Patrick Desbois Visits La Salle Academy

Father Desbois spoke to the entire student body and the student body of The Heschel School yesterday at La Salle. Father Desbois, a French Catholic Priest, is the author of The Holocaust By Bullets and the head of Commissions for Relations with Judaism at the Vatican. He told us first hand of his life’s work of […]

LSA Poetry Out Loud!

Yesterday afternoon, nearly 20 students took the floor to present poems from various authors including John Greenleaf Whittier, Robert Frost, Alexander Pope and many more. Some young men even presented their own poetry. La Salle has always incorporated poetry into the English curriculum, but this was the first time they were given the chance to participate in Poetry […]

JV Birds Roll a Ten in Win Over St. John’s Prep

Astoria, NY, April 28, 2016 – Trailing 2-8 going into their last at-bat, the La Salle Academy JV Cardinals erased a six run deficit with 10 runs in the top seventh to defeat St. John’s Prep 12-8 at ICYP Field.  Their amazing comeback keeps them in sole possession of second place in the CHSAA – […]

LSA Boys take Year of Mercy Pilgrimage!

On Saturday, April 16th, a group of La Salle boys took part in The Pilgrimage of New York with Brother Ed, Brother Peter and interim Campus Minister, Mr. Billings. This city-wide pilgrimage was in honor of the year of Mercy, established by Pope Francis. The students and chaperones visited the 5 doors of mercy in the Archdiocese […]

Cardinals Cruise Passed Saint John’s Prep

Brooklyn, NY, April 26, 2016 – The La Salle JV Cardinals jumped out to an early 5-0 lead and never looked back as they defeated St. John’s Prep 11-1 at American Legion Field.  The win improves the Cards to 2-2, in league play, (4-5 overall) and temporarily bumps them into 2nd place in the CHSAA […]

La Salle Varsity Baseball Brings Home a Win!

Yesterday, La Salle’s Varsity baseball team defeated Sacred Heart 8-6! Daniel Maria pitched a beautiful away game with 10 strikes. Billy Gonzalez went 3-3 with 3 RBI. These Varsity cardinals are currently 4-2! Don’t miss the next game on Wednesday against Nazareth at American Legion Fields at 4pm!

Baseball Weekend Update

On Friday afternoon, the La Salle Varsity baseball team took on Saint John’s Prep at home. It was a great game at American Legion Fields. La Salle pulled off a win and ended the game 15-10. John Michel was the winning pitcher with 10 strike outs. This win brought the Varsity Cardinals to 3-1! The angry […]

JV Baseball Sees Error of Ways in Loss

La Salle Sees Error of Ways in Loss Brooklyn, NY, April 21, 2016 – For the second time in as many games ,the La Salle JV Cardinals baseball team gave away outs against a good team that puts the ball in play and loses 7-17 to Nazareth despite outhitting the Kingsmen 10-6 at American Legion […]

National Honors Society Induction

La Salle Academy inducted 5 new members into the National Honors Society yesterday afternoon during a ceremony at Saint George Ukrainian Church. The National Honors Society is a prestigious nationwide organization in which students strive for excellence in all aspects of life including academics, service, leadership and character. These qualities prepare students to be great leaders now and […]

JV Cardinals Downed by Nazareth 5-7

Brooklyn, NY, April 19, 2016 – The La Salle JV Cardinals absorbed a tough 5-7 loss to CHSAA – A Division leaders Nazareth at American Legion Fields. Nicholas Rivera got the start for the Cards and went four innings of one run ball and left with a 3-1 lead.  That’s when things started to unravel […]

La Salle defeats Bishop Loughlin!

La Salle Cardinals defeated Bishop Louglin yesterday at American Legion Fields 8-4. Chris Pimental pitched a good game and hit the ball very well. Jervon Warlick went 3-4, and Angel Fernandez-Diaz closed out the game with 6 strikeouts. La Salle is now 2-1 in league play. Check out the Varsity Baseball team’s new uniforms in […]

Handball Results!

Yesterday, the La Salle Cardinals played an away game against McClancy in Handball. It was a close and exciting battle between the players. Despite La Salle’s loss, Christian Perez returned from an injury and won his match 21-15.  Jason and Derek Criollo continued their strong play with a tough 17-21 match. Next game: La Salle […]

La Salle in the NY Times!

On Sunday, La Salle Academy’s digital learning environment was featured in an article about technology in the classroom. Check out the article featuring our very own history faculty member, Mr. Nolan Sullivan. Click here!    

Most Improved Handball Team!

On Friday, the handball team played a doubleheader against Molloy and the result was unfavorable in both games.  However, a few freshmen have shown significant improvement since the beginning of the season.  The 7 freshmen who joined the team all have no prior experience in handball, yet they have shown much potential in only one week! […]

In Play in the CHSAA

The La Salle JV Cardinals opened up CHSAA league play yesterday with a sounding 9-2 victory over Monsignor Scanlan. The win evens La Salle’s overall record at 3-3 (1-0 in the division). After giving up 2 earned runs in the bottom of the first inning, LSA’s Franklin Olivares settled and shut down Scanlan over the […]

Varsity Cardinals’ First Win of the Season

Yesterday, the Varsity Cardinals came away with their first win of the baseball season. La Salle defeated Cathedral Prep 8-5. Daniel Maria received the win as a pitcher, Billy Gonzalez went 2-4 with screaming bombs and Adrian Santos went 3-4. The Cardinals came away with a win, bringing La Salle’s record to 1-1. La Salle’s […]

Handball Season has Begun!

La Salle’s handball team is back at it this season! These Cardinals started their season with a doubleheader against Salesian High School at Orchard Beach Park and came away with a tough loss, losing 5-0. Derek and Jason Criollo played in 2 hard-fought games with a score of 9-21 and 18-21. Next game will be […]

Tough Loss Against Nazareth

The La Salle Cardinals played a tough game against Nazareth Regional High School yesterday at American Legion Field. After Cardinal pitcher, Julian Nieves, struck out 8 Nazareth batters, Nazareth still came away with a 5-0 win. Despite this loss, La Salle Cardinals will not stop. These angry birds are on a mission! The next game is […]

Happy Feast Day of Saint John Baptist de La Salle!

On his feast day, we are reminded of the man behind our mission at La Salle Academy, Saint John Baptist de La Salle. As an educational reformer, Saint John Baptist de La Salle dedicated his life to the education of poor boys in France. Saint John Baptist de La Salle was born into a wealthy family, but […]


Brooklyn, NY, April 6, 2016 – In our final tune up before CHSAA league play begins, the La Salle JV Cardinals came home with a solid 10-7 victory over Packer Collegiate at the American Legion Fields.  The JV Cards second win of the season was a back and forth affair with multiple lead changes and […]

La Salle in D.C.!

At the end of Easter  break last week, 43 La Salle Seniors visited Washington, D.C. It was an extraordinary two days! The boys visited seven memorials (FDR, The Jefferson, the Lincoln, the MLK, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Washington Memorials!), the White House, the Capital, the Smithsonian, Arlington Cemetery, the National Archives, […]

Cardinal Baseball Results!

Varsity Cardinals vs. Moore Catholic La Salle’s Varsity Baseball season has just about begun! The Varsity Cardinals played a tough scrimmage last week against Moore Catholic, losing 11-0. Moore Catholic is a top school for baseball and plays in a different division, but this was a great challenge for the Cardinals to prepare for their division. This will only help the Varsity […]

Career Day at La Salle!

On Friday, March 18th, La Salle hosted its Annual Career Day. Over 70 representatives — alumni and beyond — from different walks of life spoke to our boys, including keynote speaker John Catsimatidis. He spoke about what went into building his billion-dollar business and inspired our students to reach for the stars!             […]

La Salle’s Federal Reserve Challenge Team

Our Federal Reserve Challenge Team took part in their first competition last week. Our boys debated economic conditions and monetary policy at the Federal Reserve Bank downtown. The students discussed how the economy is changing and what policies the government should enact. Who knows: they might be in office making those decisions in a few […]

La Salle Marches in the NYC Saint Patrick’s Day Parade!

On Thursday, March 17th, over 50 La Salle Alumni gathered for brunch before heading out to march in the Annual NYC Saint Patrick’s Day Parade along with La Salle students, staff and faculty. The brunch was hosted at Avison Young, courtesy of Marty Cottingham ’88. Kind words were spoken by Dr. Cathy Guerriero (La Salle President), Valentine Lehr […]

La Salle Bowling Results

On Sunday March 20, 2016 Varsity and JV competed in the final round of the USBC State qualifying tournament at Rabs Country Lanes located in Staten Island, New York. The results were not favorable as both teams came up a little short in the final pin fall totals. Michael Anorve led all scores for JV […]

La Salle at Rube Goldberg Robotics Competition!

As a result of our year-long work with Cooper Union, our boys came in 2nd place at the Rube Goldberg Robotics Competition on Sunday at the Fieldston School in Riverdale. Our team – a combined effort with St. Joseph’s HS for Girls (another collaborative in motion) – created a kinetic machine of sorts that was […]

La Salle Boys Visit the NBA!

On Tuesday, March 15th, nearly twenty La Salle boys visited the National Basketball Association Headquarters through La Salle in the City! The boys had the privilege to meet many NBA executives including Adam Silver, commissioner of the NBA, and Sal LaRocca, La Salle Academy alumnus. The boys were able to take a tour of the NBA Headquarters after they heard […]

La Salle Bowling Stars!

On Sunday March 6th, five members of the La Salle JV and Varsity bowling teams participated in the L.I.Y.B.T. singles bowling tournament at JIB Lanes in Forest Hills , New York. The participants from the Varsity were seniors Jonathan Glover, Sidney Birch and Wilfredo Cueto. The JV participants were Anthony Alvarez and Joseph Palaguachi. Anthony […]

Manhattan Memorial Mass

On Sunday, February 28th, La Salle Academy hosted its first ever Memorial Mass in Manhattan in loving memory of our deceased alumni, families, and friends. Students and alumni served at the Mass held at Holy Redeemer Church on 3rd Street. Everyone who attended, joined together for an early Sunday dinner at our Second Street Alumni […]

La Salle Basketball is Back!

La Salle Academy has one of the richest athletic histories of all the Catholic schools in New York City. After a 20-year skid, the school’s sports program is back and in a big way. Both the freshmen and JV basketball teams captured the CHSAA B City Championships. The varsity team lost in the semi-finals, but […]

JV Basketball Wins the Championship!

La Salle’s JV Basketball Team captured the CHSAA B City Championship with a 55-47 victory over Regis at Fordham Prep in the Bronx. A hard fought and competitive game throughout, La Salle jumped out to an early lead and entered the 4th quarter with a 10 point lead. Regis made a run to cut the […]

Cardinal Basketball Semi-final Results!

LaSalle’s Varsity Basketball team fell in the semi-finals on Sunday to Sacred Heart 60-51 at Holy Cross High School in Queens. A tight contest throughout, the Cardinals held a 3 point lead at halftime and the game was tied entering the final quarter. The Cardinals were unable  to finish this game out, eventually falling by […]

La Salle Boys Travel to NOLA!

The French club at La Salle took advantage of their mid-winter recess and took a La Salle in the City trip to New Orleans, Louisiana. Veteran guidance officer Beverly Fields takes the French Club there every year for the last two years, and they have a fabulous time. The boys experienced the NOLA culture by […]

We’ve got some great events coming up for you and the whole La Salle community. I hope we’ll see you there!  Our first annual memorial mass coming up this weekend so RSVP now. We’ll remember alumni with a service at 1:30 pm at Holy Redeemer Church at 173 3rd Street and then come together for an early dinner at the William […]

LSA Celebrates Black History Month Mass at St. Pat’s

La Salle Academy participated in the Black History Month Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday, February 7th. More than 20 La Salle students and their families attended the Mass that was celebrated by Timothy Cardinal Dolan. Pictured from left are four of our students—Jayden McCoy, David Goudet Turner, Rohan Tucker and Joseph Palaguachi—who brought up the offertory gifts. This photo was […]

Freshmen Cardinals Win the City Championship!

Today the Cardinals defeated Regis 46-44 to win the CHAMPIONSHIP! The Cardinals came out with a strong effort and jumped out early with a 13 point lead. Regis battled back and tied the game with 10 second left in the 4th quarter. Josiah and Jimmy executed a pick and roll to score the game winning […]

La Salle’s JV Team Advances to City Semi-Finals

La Salle’s JV team advanced to City Semi-Finals with a 57-42 victory over St. John’s Prep on Tuesday afternoon. Led by Nathaniel Kramer (19 points) and Kamau Oliver (12 points), the Cardinals led the entire game with stout defense, earning an early lead that held up through all four quarters. JV advances to the semi-finals on […]

Senior Basketball Night!

On Tuesday’s Senior Night, Traigan James had a game-high 25 points, as LaSalle Academy  clinched first place in the CHSAA B Division with a 77-57 win over St. John’s Prep  on Tuesday. St. John’s Prep opened the game on a 7-2 run before LaSalle countered with an 8-0 run led by J’nie Williams (16 points) […]

Career Day

  Attention all alumni! Share your career experience with one or more classes at La Salle Academy’s upcoming Career Day! Feel free to stay all or part of the day. A light breakfast and hot lunch will be served for all participants. When: March 18, 9:00AM to 2:15PM If interested, please contact Ann Straub at 212-475-8940 […]

La Salle’s Big Basketball Weekend!

Alumni Basketball Night La Salle hosted Alumni Basketball Night on Friday, February 5th for the triple header game against Regis High School. All three teams played tremendously with freshmen and JV losing only by one point in overtime games. In the finale of an exciting night of basketball, La Salle’s Varsity basketball team defeated Regis […]

Brother Thomas Scanlan, FSC, receives ACCU’s Hesburgh Award

Brother Thomas Scanlan, FSC, a member of the Board of Trustees at La Salle Academy, recently received the prestigious Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Award from the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU). Brother Thomas was the president of Manhattan College from 1987 to 2009. Named in honor of the influential former Notre Dame […]

Cardinal Basketball Results!

Varsity Cardinal Update: LaSalle’s Varsity (14-3, 7-1) scored a big league win on Monday night over Salesian 69-55. Trailing by 5 points at halftime, the Cardinals played great defense in the 2nd half, used a 18-8 3rd quarter run to gain control and were able to avenge their only league loss from two weeks ago. […]

La Salle vs. Cathedral Prep!

On Saturday, La Salle’s Varsity Cardinals were led by J’nie Williams (18 points) and Bryce Council   (17 points, 6 assists) as they pulled away in the 3rd quarter for a 59-31 victory over Cathedral Prep in Basketball. Meanwhile, JV Cardinals bounced back into the win column with a 62-34 league game win over Cathedral Prep. […]

Prestigious Partnership with Cooper Union

Check out the article posted by Cooper Union! La Salle Academy has established a one-of-a-kind partnership with the prestigious Cooper Union, located just steps away. Every spring and fall, many La Salle students participate in an exciting Lab Series at Cooper Union. For example, a Motorsports Lab Series, taught by a team of Cooper Union […]

La Salle rings the closing bell at NASDAQ!

Yesterday afternoon, a group of La Salle boys, Daniel Baker in particular, rang the closing bell at NASDAQ. This group of young men joined their mentors from Mentoring USA program, and afterschool program at La Salle Academy. Mentoring USA was founded by La Salle Academy’s dear friend and supporter, Matilda Raffa Cuomo. Check out the […]