Quick facts about Ursuline Academy, Springfield (the link connects to much more school information on Illinois Glory Days, a website that chronicles more than 1,100 closed high schools throughout Illinois).
Established: Sept. 1857 (all-girls school)
First year boys enrolled: September 1981
Closed: May 2008 (15 graduated)
Motto: Serviam (I will serve)
Colors: Red and white
Team nickname: Sonics
Ursuline, to dear old Ursuline,
We pledge our endless love today.
Ursuline, forever Ursuline,
Though life may lead us far away.
Alma Mater beautiful,
Star-like ever shine.
On our path to guide our faltering steps,
Home at last, dear Ursuline.
More information: Ursuline Sisters, this index
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