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3 Alumni Rowing for the U.S. National Team this Summer

Paul Verni '13 makes his second National Team appearance with the 2019 Pan Am Games. Three young alumni have been named to the USRowing national team at the Pan Am Games, currently underway, as well as the World Championships later this month in Austria. Paul Verni '13 and Danny Madden '14 will be representing the United States for a second and third time, respectively, while Jonathan Zagroba '11 is making his National Team debut.
Iona Prep’s “College Essay Boot Camp” Cracks the Code on the College Essay

Asma Malik, Associate Director of Admissions at Syracuse University, left, works with Iona Preparatory rising senior David Pereira, 16, of White Plains, during the “College Essay Boot Camp.” It might be the most common part of the Common Application, but it’s also arguably the most difficult – the college essay. Confronting the challenge head-on, rising seniors at Iona Preparatory School have shipped off to “Essay Boot Camp” to complete the college essay before the school year even begins.
New 'Substantial Equivalency' Rules Threaten Private School Autonomy

New 'Substantial Equivalency' Rules Threaten Private School Autonomy The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has proposed updated legislation which would transfer oversight of nonpublic schools to public districts and school boards. In response, Iona Prep is asking its more than 20,000 alumni, current parents and friends to write to the NYSED and voting state regents, letting them know why oversight of religious and private schools should remain the purview of their respective boards.
Upper School Announces New FamilyID Portal for Sports Registration

Upper School Announces New FamilyID Portal for Sports Registration Iona Preparatory Upper School is now offering the convenience of online registration for Athletics through FamilyID! This is a secure registration platform that provides an easy, user-friendly way to register scholar-athletes for athletic teams, while allowing the school to be more administratively efficient and environmentally responsible. FamilyID keeps track of all registration information within user profiles so that details for each family member only need to be entered once, regardless of the number of teams on which they participate.
Ty Jerome '16 Becomes First Iona Prep Player Drafted Into NBA

Ty Jerome '16 Becomes First Iona Prep Player Drafted Into NBA The Class of 2016's Ty Jerome has broken a lot of records. As a junior, he helped bring Iona Preparatory basketball its first Class AA Archdiocesan title. This past April, as a junior at the University of Virginia, he became the first Gael to win a collegiate national title. And on June 20, he became the first alumnus selected in the NBA Draft, going in the first round, no less.
Upper School Celebrates Major Milestone With 100th Commencement Exercises

Valedictorian Matthew Hono, 18, of White Plains, and Brother Thomas R. Leto, President. Iona Preparatory Upper School celebrated its 100th Commencement Exercises on May 23 at Iona College, marking a major milestone in the history of the all-boys Pre-K-12 Catholic school located in New Rochelle. Raymond Bartoszek, a graduate of both Iona Preparatory Lower and Upper Schools, and who became the youngest limited partner of the New York Yankees in 2011, was the keynote speaker and winner of the Alumni Award.
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Summer Schedule Begins

The summer schedule for Iona Preparatory Lower and Upper Schools will run through Friday, Aug. 23. During this time, administrative offices will be on truncated schedules, with hours varying department to department; the best time to reach someone by phone will be between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. As ever, the best way to reach your intended party is via email.

We hope you will take advantage of one of our five on-campus Sports Clinics over the next few months. Until then, please know you are in our prayers for a relaxing and rejuvenating summer!