Monthly Archives: April 2016

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…
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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 –…
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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…
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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…
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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!
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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!    
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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!…
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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…
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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…
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JV Baseball Game Canceled Today

Today's JV baseball game against Scanlan is canceled due to weather. Rescheduled game is TBA. The next game will be Thursday at 4pm vs. Scanlan at Scanlan in the Bronx!
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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…
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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…
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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…
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PACKED FOR LEAGUE PLAY

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…
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Abril Boletine de Principal

Estimados padres de familia. Tutores: El tercer período de marcaje de los extremos del año el viernes, 08 de abril de 2016. Las boletas serán enviadas el jueves, 14 de abril. Con sólo una cuarta parte del año, estos grados son importantes. Si hay un patrón continuo de grados pobres, él tendrá que trabajar duro…
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April Principal’s Newsletter

Dear Parents. Guardians: The third marking period of the year ends on Friday, April 8, 2016. Report cards will be mailed on Thursday, April 14th. With only one quarter of the year left, these grades are important. If there is a continuous pattern of poor grades, he will have to work hard during the last…
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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,…
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