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Iona Prep Students Serve Up Food Donations
Assistant Director of Campus Ministry and Edmund Rice Christian Brother NorthUploaded 2 years ago to Christian Service, Campus Ministry and Student Life
America Advocacy Coordinator Sean D'Alfonso describes what the Lower and Upper Schools, along with some help from a most generous alumnus, were able to do this Thanksgiving to "stand in solidarity with those marginalized by poverty and injustice."
Help support our 100 Years of Service with a gift today!
Iona Prep Begins Its Yearlong Centennial Celebration
Alumni and benefactors, parents and volunteers, staff and students, Gaels one and all—the 2016 President's Dinner was a night literally 100 years in the making!Uploaded 2 years ago to Alumni/Advancement, Giving and Ways to Give
From the Stearn Estate on Webster Avenue that the Christian Brothers were renting when the Iona School welcomed its very first class on Oct. 16, 1916, to the majestic 37 acres of our Lower and Upper School campuses today, we’ve come a long way—even though we never left New Rochelle!
Much has obviously changed over the years as Iona Prep has evolved. We began this journey as one school when we first opened with 37 students and three teachers in grades 1-9. Along the way, we gave birth to Iona College in 1940—though that is a story in itself—separated into a Grammar and high school, and reunited in 2013 to serve, once again, as a PK-12 learning community.
We’ve graduated from traditional “chalk and talk” scenarios to classrooms outfitted with collaborative learning furniture and 135-inch Promethean interactive whiteboards; these allow for students to work together at solving problems or diagramming sentences. Pen and paper has been replaced by laptops, tablets and—dare I say it—smartphones on our secure, 1:1, device-to-student network. And don’t forget that we were one of the first secondary schools in the country to offer a completely wireless campus. Our classrooms as are as diverse today as our cross-curricular instruction.
What hasn’t changed is our commitment to educating the whole man—intellectually, physically, socially and spiritually—in the tradition of Blessed Edmund Rice. Our alumni are the the current generation of leaders. They set the example in boardrooms and town halls, as husbands and fathers, as parishioners and volunteers, and as brothers to their fellow Gaels. The next generation of leaders is in our hallowed halls, and our $10 million Centennial Campaign for Excellence will provide the necessary resources so that Iona men may continue the collective call to lead and to serve, to “stand in solidarity with those marginalized by poverty and injustice.”
Iona Prep is poised to become the standard for Catholic education in the Northeast!
Laugh Out Loud at 'Silent Laughter' Oct. 28-30
Calling all members of the 2009 cast of "Silent Laughter." Iona Prep is once again returning to that Silent Film Era with a revival production of the hysterical, Off-Broadway show.Uploaded 2 years ago to Prep Players & Stage Crew
We would love to have you come back as guests of the Prep Players to see our latest production and to compare notes with each other and the current cast members. Let's see how many of you we can get to return to the Factory.
-- Friday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.
-- Saturday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.
-- Sunday, October 30 at 3:00 p.m.
It's all there - the pratfalls, the pie fight, the stroller, and the unforgettable sandwich. Write to Mr. Sloat for further details and information, or visit us on Facebook to continue the conversation and nostalgia.
Have You Seen Our New Commercial?
Airing locally on Cablevision and FiOS channels, this 30-second commercial provides a brief glimpse into just how parents, students and teachers feel about their Iona Prep experience and what it means to say #IAmIonaPrep.Uploaded 3 years ago
Will you say it, too? Come meet them and the rest of the Gaels at one of our three fall Open Houses.
Upper School Open Houses for grades 9-12 will take place on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 12-3 p.m., and again on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 6:30-8 p.m. Our Lower School Open House for grades PK-8 will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6-8 p.m.
It Was A Great Year To Be A Gael!
It's been another great year to be a Gael, and Iona Prep President Brother Thomas Leto would like to thank you for all you've done to make this past fiscal year a success. Thank you and may God continue to bless you and your families!Uploaded 3 years ago to Ways to Give, Giving, and 2 more
A Graduating Senior Thanks You for Opportunities Provided
Domenick Laperuta US'16 is a quintessential Iona man. He was editor of the school yearbook, a Campus Minister, part of our Leadership Program and an active member of our Student-Faculty Council. An Iona Preparatory education provides Gaels with ample opportunities to lead, and Domenick took advantage of a number of them. He also knows the value of hard work and deadlines, having labored since last summer to produce this year's Iona Prep SAGA.Uploaded 3 years ago to Ways to Give, Giving, and 2 more
You can help provide those same leadership opportunities for our Gaels with a gift to the Fund for Iona Prep by our June 30th deadline.
Every gift helps and every gift matters to students like Domenick. Please consider making yours today.
A City Champion Thanks Fund for Iona Prep Supporters
Student-Faculty Council President-Elect and 2016 varsity baseball City Champion Paul Spagnoli US'17 takes a moment to thank Iona Prep's many supporters for the leadership opportunities he and his teammates have been afforded on and off the field.Uploaded 3 years ago to Ways to Give, Giving, and 2 more
Join a winning team today with your gift to the Fund for Iona Prep before June 30th!
Upper School presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"
The Iona Preparatory Upper School Prep Players will be presenting its version of "The 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee" April 29-30 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 1, at 3 p.m. Let us take you inside the world of spelling bees and introduce you to the personalities that make it all possible. Tickets are $10 at the door.Uploaded 3 years ago to Prep Players & Stage Crew and Student Life
Lower School presents 'High School Musical, Jr.'
The Iona Preparatory Lower School Players presents Disney's "High School Musical, Jr." April 29-30 at 7 p.m., with a matinee on Sunday, May 1, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.Uploaded 3 years ago to Student Life
Senior Joe LaSorsa throws a No-Hitter vs. All Hallows
In the first league game of the 2016 season, senior left-handed pitcher Joe LaSorsa threw a no-hitter in the 3-0 win.Uploaded 3 years ago to Varsity Baseball
The Gaels opened up the season on April 1 against All Hallows at home on Petrillo Field. Joe LaSorsa had 10 strikeouts and also went 1-3 at the plate in the win.
Senior catcher Chris Dutra not only called a great game behind the plate, but also drove in a run with a base hit to left field in the fifth inning. Junior third basemen Mike Gorman was 1-2 with 2 RBI's. Sam Roque and Christian Rosell also went 1-3 on the day to help lead the Gaels offense.
LaSorsa threw 84 total pitches in the no-hitter with 62 strikes in a dominant performance. The Gaels have Regis next.