The Academy of Mount St. Ursula is a Catholic high school, conducted in the Ursuline tradition, that serves college bound women of diverse cultures by instilling a love of learning and a broader global view.
In a family atmosphere, we strive to empower young women for leadership in society. AMSU remains strongly committed to its programs in Academics, Arts and Service.
What’s Happening At AMSU
TACHS Exam Prep Classes
Sept. 28 - Oct. 26, 2019
October 19, 2019
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DUAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
College Credit Programs
We provide qualifying juniors and seniors college level courses while still in high school. The courses are credit bearing and are accepted as direct transfer credits at numerous colleges and universities.
Offers Special Education Services for academic courses within the school day. These services are designed to complement AMSU’s program by addressing student needs that extend beyond the typical classroom.
Art/ Animation: Participate in annual drawing competitions with Catholic Youth Organization and StART show at the Osilas Galley at Concordia College. Basic Art and Beginning Animation: Building up students’ drawing skills. Beginning Animation is more complex as students are introduced.
Animation: Digital Art with a focus on 2D hand drawn work.
Studio Art: Graphic design using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop.
Basic Art and Beginning Animation: Building up students’ drawing skills. Beginning Animation more complex as student are introduced to drawing the human figure with a time limit to build up speed.
STEM/ ENGINEERING SCIENCE
STEM students will be exposed to the engineering design process, by applying math, chemistry, physics and engineering standards to hands-on projects. Students will work in groups to design structures using 3D modeling software such as CADD (3D architecture design software). They will learn the concepts of electrical engineering, electronics, transformers and various aspects of circuitry. AMSU has access to the Fordham Prep School’s Flight Simulator, for study of flight and space travel, in addition to the Archdiocese of New York Engineering Tomorrow labs.
Sports: Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Step and Cheerleading
Volleyball team winner of the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Girls Catholic School Athletic Association Division B Championship
Clubs/Student Leadership: Over 25 clubs ranging from Fashion Club to United Nations Connection
Volunteer Opportunities, Group Retreats and Student Body Council
Music and Theatre: Student run Open Mics/Cultural shows
Broadway Quality Musicals such as "Cinderella" and "Hairspray"
Instrumental Classes- Violin
Vocalists/Performance Choir (Audition required)
Partnership with Metropolitan Opera Guild and Theatre Development Fund to see various performances throughout the year
FOUR YEARS TO LAST A LIFETIME
Doesn’t she deserve the best future she can potentially have? So what are you waiting for?
There are many ways for alumnae and friends to support the Academy of Mount St. Ursula, such as through:
Adopt a Student Program
The 1855 Society
Sustain Our Structure, Support Our School Campaign