On February 4th and 5th, Our Lady of Lourdes’ sophomore Katie Thorn was able to attend the 18th Annual Youth Leadership Forum held in Albany along with two other high school students from Dutchess County.
We are thrilled to announce that seniors, Christopher DiMeglio, Tara Petronio and Albert Zhu, have been named 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition Finalists.
This afternoon amongst his family and friends Aiden Laux signed his National Letter of Intent to play football for Pace University this coming school year.
The Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is a special day for our school community. This year we welcomed Bishop Peter Byrne to celebrate Mass for our students and faculty. The Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Color Guard were also in attendance for this special celebration.
As we celebrate Catholic Education’s goals to learn, serve, lead and succeed we would like to recognize two alumni who exemplify these values in their daily lives.
For the second year in a row, senior Anabelle Adams created Blessing Bags for our local veterans at Castle Point.
With the first date rescheduled due to weather, Mr. LaRocca’s College Government students were excited to embark on their trip to visit the State Capitol building earlier this month in Albany.
Lourdes junior, Tiffany Bonk spent this past fall working with special needs children in Integrative Dance classes.
Congratulations to all students who achieve honor roll in the first quarter of the 2018 - 2019 school year.
During the geometry applications unit, the Applied Mathematics class explored three-dimensional polyhedra. They used geometric nets to create small tetrahedrons and connected them to form a three dimensional Sierpinski Triangle. Green paper was used to create a Sierpinski Triangle Tetrahedron Christmas Tree.
Mrs. Gehlhoff’s Spanish 1 students created some pretty cool projects for their recent study of Las Posadas. the 9-day celebration leading up to Christmas where people commemorate and reenact the journey of Mary and Joseph looking for an inn.
With strong performances from all of our band and chorus students, Tuesday night’s Christmas Concert was a real treat for all in attendance. Great job by all our students, Choral Director, Mrs. Crocco, Band Director, Mr. Bellino, and accompanist, Mr. Tom McCoy. Special thanks to Tania Snihur and the Giangrasso and Friedrich families for another outstanding decorating job!
The spirit of giving was alive throughout our school during the month of December.
At seven years old Kevin’s love for baseball began. Since then he has become an outstanding pitcher who works hard at his craft.
On Thursday morning Mrs. Crocco’s chorus students performed on local radio station Q92.1 with Joe Daily and Michelle Taylor during their annual Holiday Concert Series.
On December 12th, senior Andrew Crinieri had the opportunity to speak to the Junior Leadership Orange youth about giving back to the community.
Almost 200 were in attendance for the VEX EDR Robotics Tournament this past Saturday hosted by the Our Lady of Lourdes High School Robotics Team, WarriorBots.
For the second year in a row, senior Anabelle Adams is collecting much-needed items to create Blessing Bags for our local veterans at the Castle Point campus of the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System.
Lourdes Math Team Place 3rd and 8th in their home competition.
For almost a decade, the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department has hosted a Movember Fundraiser allowing them to donate to various worthy causes. Three years ago after losing one of their own, they designated this annual effort in memory of Officer John Wiegard who passed away in 2016.
On Tuesday, December 4th - Thursday, December 6th, the athletic department is hosting the Gatorade Experience. This is a three-day free promotion from Gatorade to stress the importance of athletic nutrition.
Sixth Annual Volunteer Initiative Benefits The Fuller Center for Housing.
The OLL Athletics Department is thrilled to report that 8 of our Fall Sports Teams have met the Scholar-Athlete criteria as part of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Scholar-Athlete Award Program.
For Clare, swimming is in her blood. From her parents who met while coaching swimming at West Point to her brothers who both went on to swim at Division I colleges. This afternoon Clare signed her National Letter of Intent to swim at Xavier University next fall.
For Maeve, there was only one option that had it all. This afternoon Maeve signed to play lacrosse for Sacred Heart University. She had previously given them a verbal commitment during her junior year.
It was at the age of nine that Lia’s love for softball began. Since then she has become an outstanding pitcher who works hard at her craft. This afternoon, surrounded by her family and friends, she signed her Letter of Intent to play Division II softball at Nyack College.
Bishop Dunn Memorial School took home the trophy, but it was all 90 participating students who shined at this year’s Scholastic Olympics Event.
On Tuesday, November 13th, Lourdes’ athletic trainer, Miles Hansen, ATC hosted a visit from Mr. Michael DeKens, who serves as the parish and school athletic safety coordinator for the Archdiocese of New York.
Senior Kevin Alcoforado is off to perform this weekend at the National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) All-National Ensemble at Walt Disney World.
Father Matthew MacDonald, Parochial Vicar at the Church of St. Kateri Tekakwitha celebrated our Thanksgiving Liturgy for our students and faculty this morning.
Our wind ensemble participants were, Oliva Burdash who plays the flute, William Cho who plays the alto saxophone, and William Davenport who plays the trombone. The choral participants were Kevin Alcoforado, Lin Rao, and Lillian Salazar.
Best wishes to Clare Bosse, who is off to compete at the NYSPHSAA Swimming and Diving Championships at Ithaca College today and tomorrow.
The votes are in! Congratulations to our 2018-2019 Student Government representatives.
Nick is off to compete at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park this Saturday beginning at 9am.
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Recent Lourdes alumnus and Fordham University freshman Roberto Leito (OLL ’18) recently has been enlisted as a part-time social media coordinator for MangiPasta, a restaurant just off Arthur Avenue in the Bronx.
The campaigns have begun. Student government elections will take place on Friday, November 9th during homeroom.
Connecting with the organization, Soldier’s Angels, junior Andrew Maguire hosted a “treat drive” to collect candy and treats for our military.
Written in the early 1950s, Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible takes place in Salem, Massachusetts during the 1692 Salem Witch Trials.
Today November 1, the faculty and staff participated in a retreat to observe All Saints’ Day.
This morning, the sophomore and senior students went on a virtual journey to Lourdes, France with the help of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospitality.
A group of senior students visited the Malcolm Pray Achievement Center to hear about Grit.
In coordination with the Spanish Department, Mr. and Mrs. Junjulas’ Religion 10 classes have been preparing to celebrate The Day of the Dead or “Día de los Muertos.”
The Our Lady of Lourdes Math Team placed first and sixth place in the DUSO Math Team Competition for our section.
Fr. Erik a Capuchin Franciscan Friar from Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries came to speak with the religion classes this past Tuesday.
The Our Lady of Lourdes Girls Swim Team wrapped up their regular season competition Saturday, October 20th with spectacular performances and record-breaking swims.
Mrs. Merryman is thrilled to announce that John Rodriguez is invited to participate and be enrolled in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
It’s a little magic, it’s fire fight, it’s elemental powers at war. Ndidi’s first published book, Fearless: The BattleBegins combines snippets of what appeals to today’s young people - magical powers with an inquisitive love twist.
Congratulations to the winners of our Blue & Gold Rush Raffle Prizes! Father Lutz and Alumni Association Board Members pulled the winning tickets during halftime of the homecoming football game on October 5th.
The Our Lady of Lourdes Girls varsity tennis team captured the Conference II League D championship on Sunday after a doubleheader against League rival Brewster.
Mrs. Merryman is thrilled to announce that Raymond Aye, Nikolette Dusevic, and Jamila Dawkins have been named commended students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.
A day in the building with no students afforded our faculty a perfect opportunity to meet with their colleagues on departmental planning and curriculum. Each made the most of this day, and much was accomplished throughout the various meetings and discussions.
Congratulations to Christopher DiMeglio, Tara Petronio and Albert Zhu who have been named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Arriving refreshed and rejuvenated from summer vacation, the Our Lady of Lourdes High School faculty came together on Tuesday, September 4th in preparation for the school year ahead.
Rising juniors, Stephanie Lehner and Daniel Gigliotti kicked off their summers by attending the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders from June 29 through July 1 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
David Recine OLL Class of 2016 recently finished his United States Army Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Senior Caroline Timm and junior, Jaheim Jones both took home state titles from this past weekend’s NYSPHSAA State Championships in Syracuse.
Youth Mission Outreach invites all interested to particpate in their 25 years of HOPE Fun Run/Walk.
The threat of rain turned into a beautiful day for our Fifty-Seventh Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, June 2nd.
Congratulations and best wishes to our track athletes who are competing in the NYSPHSAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships this weekend.
Our annual varsity awards dinner was held on Wednesday, May 23rd at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor. Over 500 in attendance as we honored each of our varsity athletes from all three sports seasons. Each athlete received their varsity letters and pins and were recognized by their coaches, with each team naming “distinguished athletes” - Most Valuable Player, Most Improved, Will to Win and the Coach’s Award.
Congratulations to the Class of 2018 Valedictorian, Anna Gregory and Salutatorian, Joseph Scaglione!
Our very best wishes to freshman Cameron James as she competes in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association girl’s golf championship tomorrow at Bethpage, Long Island.
It has been a long-standing tradition at Our Lady of Lourdes High School to award both a male and female graduate the esteemed Our Lady of Lourdes Faculty Award. This award is given to a young man and a young woman who, in the estimation of the Lourdes Faculty and Administration, exemplify the values and characteristics of a Lourdean.
We are thrilled to offer our OLL students the opportunity to prepare for the August and October SAT here at Lourdes this summer.
Concert Band and Chorus students performed in their annual spring concert on Tuesday, May 22nd.
Over 200 students were honored at our National Honor Society Induction & Principal Club Ceremony on Monday, May 21st.
“Part of the responsibility of being a student-athlete is using your presence in the community to help others and to be a part of something bigger than yourself.” That is what Coach Sean Mohammed said to his varsity boys lacrosse team when they made the decision to host a “Gold Game” in support of the Love Holds Life Children’s Cancer Foundation.
Tuesday, May 15th, Father Lutz celebrated 25 years since his ordination. Father started his day with his junior religion class in the chapel and ended his day in the library celebrating with administration, faculty and staff.
Cody Romani was awarded the 2018 John Paul II Outstanding Youth Award at the 24th Annual CYFM (Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries) Dinner Dance on Friday, May 4, 2018. This award recognizes outstanding leadership and service within the community.
Congratulations to the Our Lady of Lourdes News & Views Team who came away with two Eddy awards this afternoon.
Amanda Sayegh, OLL Class of 2015 will address her classmates at Marist College as their Class of 2018 Valedictorian.
With great anticipation and enthusiasm, our students, faculty, and guests welcomed His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan to celebrate the Mass of the Ascension of the Lord Thursday morning.
On Tuesday, May 1, the Introduction to Engineering class had the opportunity to visit the Tappan Zee Bridge construction.
Congratulations to junior Lu Clark who scored her 100th career goal yesterday in the Girls Varsity Lacrosse game against Beacon.
Attendance was high at Points of View, the Fine Arts Department’s Student Art Show, held on Thursday, April 26th.
On Thursday, April 12th, five Lourdes sophomores had the opportunity to participate in an engineering shadow day, hosted by IBM.
In the spring of 2017, Mrs. Cuccia’s biology students were given the opportunity to participate in the Hudson Valley Eel Project, a citizen science program in coordination with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC).
Congratulations to senior Jason (Jay) Hughes who was honored at the Salute to BMBC High School Young Men event on Tuesday, April 10th.
The Lourdes Crew Team officially opened their season last night with the annual tradition of the Blessing of the Fleet.
Hilariously funny dialogue, great dancing, and singing all came together for the cast and crew of The Drowsy Chaperone as they opened last weekend.
Last night, Lourdes seniors, Christopher Bob, Luke Della Pietra and Patrick Jodry, accompanied by Father Tom Lutz attended the annual “Evening of Vocations” at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers. Over 120 high school students from all over the Archdiocese of New York attended this annual event.
Two amazing fundraising ideas, six outstanding students, and a great cause are a winning formula!
It was a true honor to welcome Father Christopher Argano, Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of New York to celebrate Mass for our school community this morning.
On Wednesday, March 14th, at 10 am Our Lady of Lourdes High School’s Student Government Association (SGA), in solidarity with students all over our nation, led a school-wide seventeen-minute prayer service.
“Exceeded all our expectations!” That is the sentiment of the senior prom committee who orchestrated Friday night’s Mr. Warrior contest. Looking for a way to raise money for their prom, seniors, Mackenzie Farrell and Alexis Ninonuevo came up with the idea after seeing it happen at other local high schools. They, along with their hardworking committee, made it all happen.
Congratulations to all students who achieved honor roll this quarter.
Second Quarter Honor Roll - 2017-2018 School Year
The staff of The Warrior, OLL’s student newspaper have published their winter issue. Click below to read all the latest!
Track athletes Kenny Barrett and Jaheim Jones will both compete in the NYSPHSAA Track and Field Championships on Saturday, March 3rd at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island.
Lourdes junior, Jason Cruz heads to the Nassau Aquatic Center this afternoon to compete in the NYSPHSAA Boys Swimming and Diving Championships. The meet begins tomorrow, March 2nd with preliminaries, and finals will take place on Saturday, March 3rd.
We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Brother Vincent Moriarty, FMS, a longtime educator, and member of the OLL faculty from 1969 - 1979 and 1996 - 2002.
Our prayers and sincerest condolences to his family and the Marist Brothers. May he rest in peace.
With the house lights down, a man in a chair appears on stage and puts on his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on. Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not-so-bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone, and you have the ingredients for an evening of madcap delig ht.
The OLL Parent Organization hosted their annual “99 Days to Graduation” for the Class of 2018 today in the small gym. The senior class was treated to a special lunch and “down time” during all lunch periods. A great tradition for them! Thank you OLL Parent Organization for all that you do.
Congratulations to our Warrior Bots on their qualification for the New York State Championship to be held on March 3, 2018. Next Saturday they will compete in the Southern NY Vex Championships.