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The Best Offense is a Good Defense as Coaches Quirolo, Petrillo Reunite

The Best Offense is a Good Defense as Coaches Quirolo, Petrillo Reunite If the old adage that "the best offense is a good defense" holds any water, then the varsity football offense just got a whole lot more prolific as former longtime coaches Victor Quirolo and Felix Petrillo LS'85, US'89 are returning to the Gridiron Gaels sideline as defensive coordinator and defensive tackles coach, respectively. The move gives Iona Preparatory one of the most experienced and decorated coaching staffs in the Catholic High School Football League (CHSFL) and greater metropolitan area.
Upper School to Host Blood Drive on Tuesday, Feb. 5

Upper School to Host Blood Drive on Tuesday, Feb. 5 Iona Preparatory School will once again host the New York Blood Center on Tuesday, Feb. 5, for its annual blood drive from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the Heffernan Gymnasium. The drive is open to all students and faculty; alumni and parents are most welcome, as well. Click this post for the under 17 parental permission form.
Gridiron Gaels Fleming, Panker Make College Commitments; Bring Total Signees to 12 This Year

Seniors Sean Fleming and Matthew Panker with Assistant Dean for Scholar-Athlete Success Michael Moffitt and football coach Joseph Spagnolo '98. Iona Preparatory School’s Sean Fleming LS'15, US'19 and Matt Panker '19 signed Letters of Intent to play collegiate football as part of National Signing Day on Dec. 19, 2018. This was the first event at which high school football players could commit to college teams, bringing Iona Preparatory’s total commitments to 12 so far this year, including nine Division I programs.
Human Rights Club Hosting Ethical Trade Market Dec. 10-11

Human Rights Club Hosting Ethical Trade Market Dec. 10-11 Iona Preparatory’s Human Rights Club will be selling various ethical trade items from around the globe in support of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) during lunch periods on Dec. 10-11.
Iona Preparatory Lower School Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting for newly-updated Devlin Library & Center for Excellence

Iona Preparatory Lower School Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting for newly-updated Devlin Library & Center for Excellence Iona Preparatory Lower School celebrated the official opening of the Devlin Library & Center for Excellence on Monday, hosting a ribbon cutting with educators, parents and supporters to usher in a new chapter for its boys in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade.
Discover the Iona Prep Difference at 1 of 3 Fall Open House Events; Be a 'Gael for a Day'

Discover the Iona Prep Difference at 1 of 3 Fall Open House Events; Be a 'Gael for a Day' Iona Preparatory School invites students and parents to discover the Iona Prep difference during a series of Open Houses and “Gael for a Day” shadow experiences. Open Houses for prospective Upper School students and parents will be held Sunday, Oct. 21, from 12-3 p.m., and Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 6-8 p.m. The Lower School Open House will take place on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 6-8 p.m. for grades PK-4-8.
Coach Spagnolo '98 Chats with 98.7-FM ESPN New York's Mike Quick; Edwards '19 Earns Player of the Week Honors

Senior Jimaar Edwards intercepts a Stepinac pass and returns it 20 yards for the game-tying score. Varsity football coach Joseph Spagnolo '98 was on with 98.7-FM ESPN New York's Mike Quick and his High School Football Report on Sept. 22, hours before the Gaels would race out to a 24-point lead and then hang on to defeat Cardinal Hayes 51-48 for a 3-0 start. The segment started with senior Jimaar Edwards, who was named 98.7-FM's High School Player of the Week.
DeStasio '20 wins 11th-Grade Race at Regis Invy; Sets Personal Best

DeStasio '20 set a new personal best in winning the 41st Annual Regis Invitational Junior Race. Junior Michael DeStasio set a personal best of 13:52 in winning the 11th-grade race at the 41st Annual Regis Invitational on Sept. 15 at Van Cortlandt Park with the 20th fastest time by a junior in school history.
Baseball, Cross-Country, Soccer Web Stores Now Open; Get Your Gael Gear!

Baseball, Cross-Country, Soccer Web Stores Now Open; Get Your Gael Gear! Our sports teams log long hours in the summer, conditioning and weight room sessions, so that they look the part once their respective seasons start. Thanks to our ongoing partnerships with Under Armour and Metro Team Outfitters, you can now look the part with a click of your mouse or tap of your finger.
Iona Prep Enhances Fan Experience with Online Streaming via LocalLive

Iona Prep Enhances Fan Experience with Online Streaming via LocalLive There’s nothing like the thrill of being at the big game. But if you just can’t make it out to cheer for your favorite Iona Prep Gael, you’ll never have to miss a play again thanks to a new online streaming service—LocalLive. Simply log on to locallive.tv/ionaprep to access Iona Prep events live or on demand, available for free 24/7.
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