There is always something going on at Curley!

This news page highlights some of the many things happening with the students of Curley.  Class activities to individual accomplishments are reported here. Check in often!


Mount St. Mary’s Retreat

Mount St. Mary’s Retreat

February 6, 2023| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in Student Life

A group of Curley students attended the Mount 2000 retreat this weekend at Mount St. Mary’s. The students were challenged to be become humble and give of themselves just as Jesus did!

Polar Bear Plunge

Polar Bear Plunge

January 26, 2023| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in News, Student Life

Archbishop Curley participates in the Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge Cool Schools Challenge. So far, Curley students have raised over $600 and are hoping to reach last year’s amount of $1,186.  Please consider helping our students get there by donating at our page: https://support.somd.org/team/469736. Then tune in next week to watch our live viewing of our teachers taking the plunge!

Countdown To Commencement

Countdown To Commencement

January 25, 2023| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in Admissions, News, Parents, Student Life

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Mother & Son Dance

Mother & Son Dance

January 25, 2023| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in News, Parents, Student Life

Join Us for the Mother & Son Dance. Tickets can be purchased at the link below. https://payit.nelnet.net/form/9ICWkOY6

March for Life-Washington DC

March for Life-Washington DC

January 21, 2023| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in News, Student Life

Over 30 students from Curley participated in the Annual March for Life in Washington DC. The students attended a Rally and Mass for Life with mass celebrated by Archbishop Lori. Students then participated in the March for Life to support the dignity of the human person in all stages of life.

Pete Zito Eagle Scout

Pete Zito Eagle Scout

January 19, 2023| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in News, Student Life

Congratulations to Pete Zito ’23 and who has recently earned the rank of Eagle, Scouting’s highest award.

FYM/Bonaventure Scholars Fundraisers

FYM/Bonaventure Scholars Fundraisers

January 13, 2023| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in News, Student Life

Bingo Night: FYM/Bonaventure Scholars will be hosting a Cash Bingo Night on Friday February 10th at 7pm. Tickets are $20 online and $25 at the door. There will also be food and raffles. Proceeds will go directly to supporting student activities in these programs. https://payit.nelnet.net/form/JPDMpD9C FYM Pizza John’s Night: As we celebrate Catholic Schools Week, please support FYM by visiting Pizza Johns from 5-8pm on Tuesday January 31st. 15% of all proceeds will be donated to our FYM program.

FLEX Team & SGA

FLEX Team & SGA

January 3, 2023| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in News, Student Life

The members of the FLEX team and SGA had an afternoon of planning, reflecting and prayer at the Shrine of St. Anthony in Ellicott City. We than had a fraternal time at Top Golf. Please prayer for a fruitful and productive 2nd semester!

Christmas Toy Drive

Christmas Toy Drive

December 13, 2022| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in Parents, Student Life

Thanks to all those who donated to the FYM toy drive this year. We had a great response and collected many over toys over the course of the week. The toys collected will go to families in need in Baltimore and our local neighborhood.

Senior Retreat

Senior Retreat

November 21, 2022| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in Student Life

All seniors were able to go on a retreat to reflect on their time at Curley and to enjoy time with their classmates. Students either attended an overnight or daylong retreat with about 55 of their fellow classmates. Students were encouraged to reflect upon how they can continue to live the Franciscan ideals after graduating from Curley and how they can make the most out of their final months of senior year.

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Thanksgiving Food Drive

November 18, 2022| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in News, Student Life

FYM’s Thanksgiving Food Drive was very successful and the Franciscan Center was very grateful for all of the donations. We were able to donate 25 boxes of food which will go to 25 families to have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner along with other canned food for the Franciscan Center. Members of the Junior Catholic Leadership class delivered the food to the Franciscan Center who will in turn give the food to families in need.

SGA Hosts the Ulman Foundation

SGA Hosts the Ulman Foundation

November 17, 2022| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in Student Life

The SGA hosted the Ulman Foundation, a cancer support non-profit organization located in Baltimore, on campus today. Their visit is a part of Curley’s participation in No Shave November and learning the importance of men’s health. CEO Brock Yesto shared with students who the Ulman Foundation is and what they do for patients and their families who have been affected by cancer. Mr. Yesto also shared cancer warning signs, what to look for, precautions you can take to prevent cancer and what cancers specifically affect young adults/men. A current patient and resident of the Ulman House, 32 year old Duane…

Meet the Coaches Night

Meet the Coaches Night

November 7, 2022| Posted By: Joe Gaeta| Posted in Admissions, Athletics, News, Parents, Student Life

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Homecoming is October 22nd 2022-(Links for purchasing Dance and T-Shirt)

Homecoming is October 22nd 2022-(Links for purchasing Dance and T-Shirt)

October 4, 2022| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in News, Student Life

As we prepare for Homecoming October 22nd 2022 here are the links for the Homecoming T-shirt and the Student Dance. The Student Dance will take place from 8-10:30 pm. Tickets are $30 per couple. Tickets for the dance will only be on sale until Friday October 21st at 3 PM https://payit.nelnet.net/form/pj993N7x The Homecoming T-Shirt is a short sleeve shirt and comes in adult sizes S-XXXL. The cost is $20. We also have an option to add a Friar Fan Package for $10, which includes a pair of neon Curley sunglasses, a Curley lanyard, a Homecoming wristband and a bottle…

Coach Ogle Named Private Schools Coach of the Year

Coach Ogle Named Private Schools Coach of the Year

June 17, 2022| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Athletics, News, Student Life

    Chris Ogle, Curley’s Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach, was recognized by the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association as the 2022 Private Schools Coach of the Year, at the C. Markland Kelly Awards Banquet. Chris led the team to their 2022 Championship which was his second in the last 4 years!!

58th Commencement Exercises

58th Commencement Exercises

May 31, 2022| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Academics, Parents, Student Life

The fifty-eighth Commencement Exercises of Archbishop Curley High School took place on May 27th at Cathedral of Mary Our Queen for the class of 2022. Mr. William J. McCarthy, Jr., Executive Director, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Baltimore, was the Commencement Speaker. The Archbishop Michael J. Curley Medal was awarded to: Michael Brockmeyer ’70 Current Chair of School Board and Frank Savarese ’75 Chair of Capital Campaign Special awards were given to the following students: The “Ideal Curley Man of the Year” Award-Joshua L. Smoot, Jr. St. Bonaventure Scholastic Award for Highest Academic Excellence for…

Class of 2022 Celebrates Baccalaureate Mass

Class of 2022 Celebrates Baccalaureate Mass

May 26, 2022| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Academics, News, Parents, Student Life

On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, the Class of 2022 and their families gathered with the Faculty and Staff in the Basilica of the Assumption to celebrate their Baccalaureate Mass. This is a special setting because, as is the custom, the graduates walk past the tomb of Archbishop Michael J. Curley in the crypt as they process into the Basilica. Fr. Donald Grzymski OFM Conv. ’70, President of Curley, was the main celebrant and homilist. The Curley Choir led the music. The following awards were presented after communion. Fr. Julian Athlete of the Year – Enrique B. Schissler Archbishop Keough (3rd…

2022 Curley Student Art Show

2022 Curley Student Art Show

May 5, 2022| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Fine Arts, News, Student Life

For the week of April 30 – May 7, the art students of Curley had their work on exhibit in the auditorium lobby. The works included paintings, photos, silhouettes, pen/pencil sketches and many other pieces.  Congratulations to the students and to their art teacher, Mr. Mark Halcott ’97. To see photos of the exhibit, click 2022 Student Art Show  

Spring Concert of the Choral Ensembles

Spring Concert of the Choral Ensembles

May 2, 2022| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Fine Arts, Parents, Student Life

  An enthusiastic group enjoyed the concert of the Curley Choirs on April 30th.  The full 106-voice Curley Choir presented two sets totaling 13 songs ranging from the spiritual “This Train” to the Irish favorite “Danny Boy” and the 50’s classic “Da Doo Ron Ron.”  The Schola sang three pieces including “Tom, Dick and Harry” by a friend of the choir, the late Sir Philip Ledger.  The Handbell Choir performed two pieces, both directed by senior student conductors, Aiden Brown and Hans Vanderhorst.  A combined choir of students and alumni, the Luminare Choir presented pieces from Monteverdi, Locke and Handel,…

CORNERSTONE DAY – APRIL 26, 2022 – 60 YEARS

CORNERSTONE DAY – APRIL 26, 2022 – 60 YEARS

April 25, 2022| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Alumni, Giving, Parents, Student Life

The Curley Family celebrates the ceremonial laying and blessing of the cornerstone on April 17, 1962 by Archbishop Lawrence Shehan. Today is an opportunity to share a little of Curley’s history and to recognize some of those who are “cornerstones” of the school. The day consists of a special Mass at 9:30 AM to pray for the faculty, staff and students, alumni and former faculty, and the parents of current students and alumni.  Certain groups and individuals are honored according to the following categories:  Mission Support, Scholarship Donors, Dedicated Volunteers, Unsung Alumnus, Long Serving Faculty/Staff. The Sheridan Foundation, represented by…