Archmere girls basketball Bridget Mallot attempts a shot during a game photo courtesy of Mike Lang of the Dialog

Courtside View – Week 6 girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The girls basketball season will heat up this week as there is a lot of big conference games coming up this week,   The Diamond State conference could be decided on Thursday night as the two undefeated teams in conference play meet as Atchmere travels to St Elizabeth’s.     The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament starts this Friday and …

This year's SALSTHON will benefit the Saint Patrick's Center.

SALSTHON keeps $175K goal, will benefit St. Patrick’s Center

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

  Wilmington’s Salesianum School has started fundraising for SALSTHON 2024, which has a goal of $175,000 to benefit St. Patrick’s Center. St. Patrick’s provides emergency food, meals, respite for the homeless, clothing, transportation and recreational activities for people in need. “People are pumped up to raise money, and they’re excited to go,” said Frank Holodick, a senior and student council …

Monday's SUP Day was focused on community service.

Salesianum, Ursuline, Padua join in spirit of service

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Ninth-graders Juliana Carranza and Caroline Lober were complete strangers coming into Monday, but a day of community held by three Wilmington Catholic schools quickly changed that. Carranza and Lober – students at Padua Academy and Ursuline Academy, respectively – were two of the 450 freshmen that experienced the second SUP Day Monday, which brought together the full ninth-grade classes of …

Ursuline Academy hosted a day of volunteering to honor Dr. King's legacy on MLK Day.

Ursuline honors Martin Luther King Jr. with Day of Service

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

More than 100 parents and students of Ursuline Academy spent their day off Monday volunteering in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is the fifth year the Wilmington private Catholic school has organized a day of service to honor MLK Day.  “I feel like since our motto is ‘Serviam’ [I will serve], today’s volunteering connects our values …

This was the first year the three schools organized an El Camino Walk.

Salesianum, Ursuline, Padua connect with El Camino walk

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Freshman from three private Catholic schools in Wilmington spent their Tuesday together to build relationships and carry out a playful pilgrimage to honor a piece of religious heritage.  This is the first year that Salesianum School, Ursuline Academy and Padua Academy organized an El Camino Walk.  The event is based on the El Camino Pilgrimage, also known as the Way …

Padua Academy held its open house this past Sunday.

Recruiting season here as private schools hold open houses

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Wilmington’s Ursuline Academy will be showcasing its innovation, design-thinking, entrepreneurship and acceleration studio to prospective families at its open house Sunday.  It’s one of many open houses that private schools hold each fall to show off their curriculums, students and facilities while answering questions from parents and potential students who may be interested in attending. “Families get to really see …

SALSTHON 2023 raised $243,791 for the Ronald McDonald House.

SALSTHON smashes fundraising goal: $243,791 to help children

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Students from three Wilmington catholic schools spent eight hours on the dance floor last weekend to raise  $243,791 for children in need. Salesianum School, Ursuline Academy and Padua Academy  shattered their $175,000 fundraising goal by nearly $70,000 in this year’s SALSTHON. “At the beginning, I was worried about hitting our number,” said senior Jack Gormley, the student body president at …

TSD Review Feb 2

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – Feb. 2, 2023

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Bud Martin makes ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ his DTC swan song ‘Anastasia’s’ empress may look familiar to Del. audiences Cab senior Maddie Barry curates art show focused on hands Black History Month programs touch on state laws, more St. Georges Bridge to close for 18 …

Ursuline students excitedly hopped into the military ambulance during a demonstration that celebrated Catholic Schools Week. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

Catholic Schools Week: Ursuline hosts military robots, more

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Dozens of Ursuline Academy’s lower school students cheered in excitement and awe as a military robot roved quickly around the parking lot and crushed a soda can with full force.  As part of National Catholic Schools Week, Ursuline dedicated Wednesday to a theme of celebrating your nation and invited a New Jersey National Guard unit designed to rapidly deploy and …

Ursuline's Upper School Principal Jeffrey Danilak addresses this year's scholarship recipients and their families. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

Ursuline celebrates achievements of 38 scholarship winners 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Dozens of prospective Ursuline Academy students gathered with their families Sunday for a recognition ceremony celebrating their scholarships to the private all-girls Catholic school. Nearly all of the private schools hold similar ceremonies, both to honor students who earned the scholarships but also to convince those who may have several offers to pick their school.  “This ceremony allows us to …