Entries by Michael Spitzer-Rubenstein

La Salle Academy’s October Recap

We welcomed many visitors to La Salle Academy in October. Read about some of our special guests below. St. Francis College President, Dr. Miguel Martinez-Saenz visited our school earlier this month to guest lecture in a senior Social Justice class and a junior American History class. I also had the opportunity to meet with Dr. […]

La Salle Open House Welcomes Future Cardinals

La Salle Academy welcomed many future Cardinals at its first Open House on Saturday, October 26th. During the tours and presentations, prospective students learned why La Salle Academy is one of the finest all-male Catholic high schools in New York. Founded in 1848 and located in the East Village, La Salle Academy features a small […]

A Tough Loss; An Incredible Season

Playing in the CHSAA B Championship Game at Fordham University for the 2nd year in a row, La Salle looked to repeat as City Champions for the first time in decades. Playing against rival Regis in a low scoring contest, the Cardinals led 34-30, entering the 4th quarter and tried to withstand a late run […]

Varsity Basketball Advances to City Championship Game

Sunday, February 25, 2018 – Playing in the City Championship semi-finals yesterday, La Salle’s varsity basketball team (21-2) defeated Moore Catholic 49-48 on a buzzer beater by Korey Williams. Trailing throughout much of the game, the Cardinals would take a brief five-point lead in the third quarter before Moore would storm back to take a one-point […]

Varsity Basketball Advances to City Semi-Finals

Playing in the quarter-finals of the Varsity Intersectional Playoffs, La Salle Academy’s varsity basketball team would use a second quarter run to establish a lead that would not relinquish en route to the 67-43 victory over Cathedral Prep. The Cardinals were led by Korey Williams, who finished with 30 points, and Josiah Chandler who would […]

Class of 2017 Graduates with Stellar Numbers

June 6, 2017 – La Salle Academy’s Class of 2017 exceeded expectations this year by achieving a nearly 100% graduation rate, 100% college acceptance rate, and to top it all off, the 74 students who make up La Salle’s senior class received approximately $15.2 million in scholarships and grants, which is over quadruple the amount of […]

In Memoriam: Jim Prendergast ‘48

The La Salle Academy family has lost one of its very best–Jim Prendergast from the class of 1948 passed away on Friday, January 13. After a stellar career in marketing/advertising on Madison Avenue and as a professor at Baruch College, Jim spent decades as La Salle’s expert point man for our ad and direct mail […]