Monthly Archives: December 2014

New York Stock Exchange Trip

  Thanks to alumnus Rick Taiano ’83, a group of La Salle’s upperclassmen had the opportunity to visit the New York Stock Exchange as well as the executive offices of National Australia Bank (NAB).     The students learned about how to invest in stocks, early investment practices, and international banking. The tour through the…
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Varsity Basketball: LSA vs Jane Addams Dec. 20th

LaSalle Varsity(4-4) defeated Jane Addams 63-19 on Saturday morning. The Cardinals were led by Brian Bass’ 19 points while Stephon Riley added 12 points. The Cardinals return to action Monday vs. Manhattan Village Academy at 4:30pm at Home as part of our final Double-header before Christmas. The JV team will play Lab Museum United at…
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Salem Witch Trials Retreat

  November 7, 2014, 32 juniors traveled by luxury coach with their teachers, Ms. Toney, Ms. Ritziu, Mr. Pally and Dr, Guerriero to the historic Salem, Massachusetts. The students were going to visit The Witch History Museum, The Salem Witch Museum, the Witch Dungeon Museum, The New England Pirate Museum and the Rebecca Nurse Homestead.…
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Alumni Basketball Night

Some real basketball legends have come out of La Salle. Artest, Shammgod, Roche, McGuire. It's a storied legacy that The Villager wrote about this week, chronicling our prowess on the court and the victories our teams have enjoyed. We're proud of our renowned basketball program and are excited to see the legends in the making…
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Catholic NY: La Salle Academy Installs First Woman President

Dr. Catherine Guerriero was installed as the first woman president in the 167-year history of La Salle Academy in Lower Manhattan at an installation dinner at the original home of the boys’ high school. The Nov. 19 dinner raised $750,000, which will provide scholarships, enrich the curriculum and advance technology. To the left of Dr.…
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Storied LaSalle program looking for next stars

BY ROBERT ELKIN  |  Let’s turn the clock back in high school basketball history and ask ourselves who are some of the greatest players ever to come out of the Catholic High School Athletic Association of New York City. There are too many great ones to single out anyone. However, one hoop buff can’t leave…
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Head Start Holiday Party

In the fall of 2009, one of the SSP mentors of a sophomore student proposed a service opportunity for her student and some of his classmates. The student's mother worked in a Head Start program in Brooklyn. The mentor proposed that she and the students throw a holiday party for the children of the program.…
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LSA Bowling 12/16/14

On Tuesday December 16 both JV and Varsity played the 1st round of the playoffs. The Varsity played Molloy high school and lost a very close match . They were led by the outstanding play of junior Jonathan Glover who posted 2 big games of 201 , 204 and a 197 game . Jonathan was…
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College Financial Aid Night – Jan 13th @ 6:30pm

On Tuesday, January 13th, at 6:30 PM, we will be hosting our College Financial Aid Night.  Mr. James Murphy, an alum of LSA and an expert in the area of college financial aid, will be here to explain the process and answer all questions. Any student that is looking to receive any form of financial aid for college must complete the Free Application for Federal…
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Varsity Basketball: Br. Arnold Tournament

This weekend the Varsity Basketball team went to the Br. Arnold Tournament, hosted at Msgr. McClancy. We went 1-2 on the weekend with a 77-65 loss to Automotive on Friday and dropping a 51-45 loss to Norwich(NY) on Saturday. We were able to break through with a win on Sunday with a 64-45 win over…
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La Salle’s Presidential Installation Dinner a major success

La Salle Academy raised more than $750,000 at its first Presidential Installation Dinner held at its original home at 44 East 2nd Street on November 19th. The proceeds will be used specifically for need- and merit-based scholarships, enriching the academic curriculum, and making its classrooms more technologically advanced with iPads and smart boards. “The generous…
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Exciting Alumni Day at Alma Mater

La Salle Academy held its First Annual Alumni Day on Saturday, November 15th, at its original home on Second Street. The day was an arousing success as more than 200 members of our alumni, faculty, family, friends and students attended the event to reminisce about La Salle’s glorious past and reconnect with alma mater. Attendees…
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LSA Bowling: Varsity & JV 12/2/14

The final regular season JV and Varsity match was held on Tuesday December 2 at Whitestone lanes located in Flushing, N.Y.. The results was favorable for both teams. The Varsity won their match and increased their seasons record to 8 and 3. The win secured a spot in the first round of the Brooklyn- Queens…
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Varsity Basketball: LaSalle vs McClancy 12/5/14

LaSalle Varsity fell to Msgr. McClancy on Friday, 58-53, despite Stephon Riley putting 16 points on the scoreboard. Though the Cardinals outplayed McClancy during the second half of the game, it wasn't enough to overtake McClancy's strong first half. Riley was on the ball from the field, making 78% (7-for-9) of shots attempted. Brian Bass…
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December Principal’s Newsletter

December, 2014 Dear Parents/Guardians, November was a month full of activities. I want to thank all who were able to attend the Report Card night. It is an important time for communication between parents and teachers. Progress reports for the second marking period will be mailed on December 12th. This month our retreat program continues…
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Diciembre Boletine de Principal

Estimados padres/tutores,   Noviembre fue un mes lleno de actividades. Quiero dar las gracias a todos los que pudieron asistir a la noche de calificaciones. Es un momento importante para la comunicación entre padres y maestros. Se enviarán informes de progreso para el segundo período marcado el diciembre 12th. Nuestro programa de retiro de este…
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