Monthly Archives: March 2016

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…
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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!            …
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Brother William Johnson Announces Retirement

Dear Lasallian Community, It is with regret and sadness that I announce the retirement of Brother William Johnson, FSC, Principal of La Salle Academy. Brother William will finish his tenure as Principal at the end of the 2015-16 academic year, and our search for his replacement has already begun. For the past seven years, Brother…
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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…
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La Salle Graduate is the Grand Marshall of Parade in Kings Park!

On Saturday, March 5th, Robert Creighton ’55, was the Grand Marshall of the Annual Kings Park Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. He marched along with 109 contingents. One of his four aides was his La Salle classmate, Edward O'Hara! Creighton was the recipient of the Lasallian Medal. Thank you for making La Salle proud!
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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…
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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…
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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…
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