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!


Curley Celebration of the Feast of St. Francis

Curley Celebration of the Feast of St. Francis

October 21, 2021| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Alumni, News, Parents, Student Life

St. Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan Order, is celebrated in the Church on October 4th.  As patron saint of Archbishop Curley High School, St. Francis Day is special to the Curley community. Traditionally, a service called “The Transitus” is celebrated on the evening of October 3rd to commemorate St. Francis’ death.  Due to Covid restrictions, the Transitus this year will be virtual and go live on Sunday, October 3rd at 7 PM.  Use the link below:   On Monday, October 4th, the school community will celebrate Mass.  In addition, FYM will be selling ice cream sundaes during…

Homecoming is October 16th; Links for Dance and T-Shirt

Homecoming is October 16th; Links for Dance and T-Shirt

October 5, 2021| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in News, Student Life

As we prepare for Homecoming 2021, here are the links for the Homecoming T-shirt and the Student Dance. The Student Homecoming Dance will take place from 6 – 9 PM.  Tickets are $25 per couple. https://payit.nelnet.net/form/RgyBbEhd   The Homecoming T-Shirt is long-sleve and comes in adult sizes S – XL.  The cost is $20.  Online orders must be in by Friday, October 15 at 3 PM. https://payit.nelnet.net/form/AcTOkobv  

St. Bonaventure Scholars on the Farm

St. Bonaventure Scholars on the Farm

June 17, 2021| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Academics, Admissions, Parents, Student Life

Part of the St. Bonaventure Scholars Program are “Days of Discovery” during the summer. These days provide new experiences and opportunities to get to know one another. Fr. Chris, Curley’s Campus Minister, took a group to the Friars property in Ellicott City, currently the home of the Shrine of St. Anthony. The garden helps support the Franciscan Center in Baltimore. Fr. Chris writes: “The Bonaventure Scholars did some great ministry today that really helped out Little Portions Farm and The Franciscan Center. We also had a nice tour and prayer at the Shrine. The following scholars were in attendance for…

SPRING INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES CONCERT

SPRING INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES CONCERT

June 7, 2021| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Fine Arts, Parents, Student Life

The Spring Band Concert was a little unusual this year.  It was after graduation, only the parents of the musicians were admitted to the Suehle Auditorium, and the event was livestreamed.  Despite the unusual conditions of the concert and the preparatory rehearsals, the student musicians came through and the bands sounded wonderful.  It was good to hear them perform. The Symphonic Band performed a program of five pieces: Metrodance by Randall Standridge Nathan Hale Trilogy by James Curnow Allied Honor by Karl King, arr. J. Swearingen American Barndance by Richard  Saucedo John Williams in Concert by Paul Lavender During intermission,…

57th COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES

57th COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES

June 3, 2021| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Academics, Parents, Student Life

We were fortunate to be able to celebrate the Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2021 in the traditional location, the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen on May 28, 2021.  Attendance was limited, but the ceremony was livestreamed. The commencement speaker was Reverend Brian F. Linnane, S.J., the President of Loyola University Maryland.  The Archbishop Curley Medal was presented by Fr.  Donald Grzymski OFM Conv. ’70, President of Curley to Mr. Howard L. Meyers ’66 for his generosity in providing scholarships to Curley men.  Mr. Brian Kohler, Principal of Curley who accepted a position as president of Archbishop Spalding, was…

BACCALAUREATE MASS WITH THE CLASS OF 2021

BACCALAUREATE MASS WITH THE CLASS OF 2021

May 27, 2021| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Academics, Parents, Student Life

May 26, 2021 The Class of 2021 gathered in the Suehle Auditorium one last time as a class to celebrate their Baccalaureate Mass with their parents. Fr. Donald Grzymski OFM Conv. ’70, president of Curley, was the principal celebrant and homilist. He spoke about our traditions as Curley men and staying close to Jesus as branches on a vine. The readings from Scripture were proclaimed by Robert Winfield ’21, SGA President and Bryce Esposito ’21, President of the Class of 2021.  The Prayers of the Faithful were lead by Denzel Evans ’21, SGA Vice-President and Jedrek Puskiewicz ’21, Vice President…

FR. DONALD’S EASTER MESSAGE

FR. DONALD’S EASTER MESSAGE

April 4, 2021| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Fr.. Donald Messages, News, Parents, Student Life

The Lord is risen, Alleluia! This is the song of all Christians as Easter Sunday dawns. In the midst of suffering and sickness and death, the risen Jesus is our hope! Happy Easter to all from the students, faculty and staff of Archbishop Curley HighSchool.

Curley Announces Teacher of the Year

Curley Announces Teacher of the Year

February 5, 2021| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Academics, News, Parents, Student Life

Part of Catholic Schools Week is the presentation of the Barry Brownlee Excellence in Teaching Award. Named to honor Mr. Barry Brownlee who devoted 25 years to Curley, this award is based on nominations of students and parents, and selection by the faculty and staff. The recipient of the 2021 Barry Brownlee Excellence in Teaching Award is Fr. Chris Dudek, OFM Conv.  Fr. Chris is a theology instructor, Curley’s campus minister and moderator of Franciscan Youth Ministry (FYM.) Some comments from the nominating process: “Friar Chris is a great teacher who really cares about the well being of his students.”…

Curley Announces New Principal

Curley Announces New Principal

January 29, 2021| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Academics, News, Parents, Student Life

January 29, 2021 Dear Members of the Curley Family: It is a pleasure to announce that Mr. Jeremy Joseph has been named the new principal of Archbishop Curley High School, effective July 1, 2021.  He succeeds Mr. Brian Kohler who has been named the next president of Archbishop Spalding High School in Severn, MD. Mr. Joseph, a 1996 graduate of Curley, received his bachelor’s degree and Master’s in Education Administration and Supervision degree from Loyola University Maryland, and has spent his career at Curley as an admissions director, teacher, alumni director, and in the Advancement Office.  He is currently the…

Curley Campus Store is Back Online

Curley Campus Store is Back Online

January 14, 2021| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in News, Parents, Student Life

The year-end inventory having been completed, the Curley Campus Store is back online. You can order online and for a flat $12 fee, we will ship your merchandise to you. Or you can pick up your purchases in the Campus Store during regular school hours. Come in the main lobby doors and present yourself to the Main Office. Keep in mind that all sizes may not be in stock. Thank you for shopping the Curley Campus Store! Look for upcoming sales at the Curley Campus Store!

Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!

Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!

December 21, 2020| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Alumni, News, Parents, Student Life

May our God-become-human bless you in every way this Christmas. May God be with those suffering from illness, especially Covid. May God protect our troops and our country. May God grant the world peace!

Greccio in a New Way

Greccio in a New Way

December 21, 2020| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Parents, Student Life

As with so many traditions and events at Curley, the “Greccio” service, produced by the Class of 2024, has moved into the virtual mode.  Remembering the way St. Francis used people and animals to depict the story of the Incarnation, the freshmen, under the organizing hands of Ms. Meeri Kangas and Mr. Nick Brownlee, staged a living nativity with readings from the gospels and about St. Francis.  The following played a role:  Tricia Kohler, Mason Landreth, Brady Phelan, Ryan Johnson, Kevin Goedeke, Dominic Broadwater,  Brayden Shay,  Jameson Kobrick, Brandon Lewis, Austin Johnson, Evan Spisak, Nathan Raynor, Will Cole, Kahlen Harvey,…

Locker Information

Locker Information

December 14, 2020| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in News, Student Life

For the remainder of this year (and possibly longer), students will need to submit a request form to have a locker assigned to them. I have created a Google form requesting the information that Mr. Bowden will need from each student. The form can be found using the following link: https://forms.gle/XouDmoSZxLz89DkAA There is a bit of additional information that will need to be shared as well. Please see the bullet points below: For the remainder of the 2020-21 academic year, Curley will be assigning lockers on a request-only If you would like to request a locker, please click the…

CAMPUS STORE ONE-DAY ONLINE SALE

CAMPUS STORE ONE-DAY ONLINE SALE

December 10, 2020| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Parents, Student Life

Do you still need Christmas gift ideas?  Last Day we can guarantee UPS delivery for Christmas! Come visit the first Curley Campus Store Christmas Online Sale.  We will be hosting an all day/night shopping event this year to help all the moms, dads and grandparents who could not make our annual Christmas Sale. On Friday, December 11th the Curley Campus Store will be holding its own One Day Christmas Extravaganza.  We will be honoring our Christmas Sale prices. 20% your entire purchase   Use Coupon Code 11dec2020   NOTE: ALL SIZES MAY NOT BE IN STOCK   Come shop…

Order a CORD (Curley’s Yearbook)

Order a CORD (Curley’s Yearbook)

October 13, 2020| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in News, Parents, Student Life

Students love it. Parents love it. And it is great fun at your 25-year Reunion. Order a CORD now. Click on the link below to get to the Jostens page to place your order. http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A03303300

Food Service Information/Lunch

Food Service Information/Lunch

September 21, 2020| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in News, Parents, Student Life

Attention Parents: Food Service will look very different this year.  We will be offering lunch each day at 12:45 PM for any student who is waiting for a ride home.  Remember, all students must vacate the campus by 2 PM. We wanted to offer some clarification to our food service process for the beginning of this academic year. There are two options for pre-ordering lunch: Option 1:  Lunch orders can be placed and prepaid using Paypal or a credit card. Option 2:  Lunch orders can be placed and paid for by using your Curley Card at the point of pick…

Cornerstone Day 2020

Cornerstone Day 2020

April 29, 2020| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Alumni, Parents, Student Life

This year’s Curley Cornerstone Day, on April 29, will be a virtual event. To view the Honor Roll of Cornerstone Gifts, click HERE. Watch the Cornerstone Day video:  “A Retrospective: Curley’s Past Ten Years”  Click HERE View the Cornerstone Day posts on Facebook.  Click HERE.   2020 VIDEOS AND HONOREES April 21: Introduction to this year’s celebration. Click HERE April 22: Presentation of the Mission Support Award. Click HERE. Honored this year:  THE KNOTT FOUNDATION April 23: Presentation of the Scholarship Donors Award.  Click HERE Honored this year:  MR. & MRS. TIMOTHY ’69 and DENISE WEGLICKI April 24: Presentation of…

Archdiocese of Baltimore Distinctive Scholars

Archdiocese of Baltimore Distinctive Scholars

April 22, 2020| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Academics, News, Student Life

The Archdiocese of Baltimore Distinctive Scholars Convocation recognizes and affirms the academic talents and accomplishments of students in the Catholic secondary schools of the Archdiocese. This event would have been held on Thursday, April 23rd.  We congratulate the three seniors representing Archbishop Curley High School: Scott Giampa, Hunter Luers and Yazan Sawalhi.  Below are the entries for the event’s program. Scott Giampa To be a Curley man, one must understand the Franciscan ideals: dedication through Christ in the church, outreach to the marginalized, strong community relations, concern for the environment, and peaceful resolution of conflict.  A student who embodies these…

WHAT ARE YOU DOING?  HOW ARE YOU FEELING?

WHAT ARE YOU DOING?  HOW ARE YOU FEELING?

March 26, 2020| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Student Life

WHAT ARE YOU DOING?  HOW ARE YOU FEELING? Watch the FYM video by clicking the link below. Then join your Curley brothers on Friday at 12:30 pm on the FYM facebook page for 20 minutes of prayer together before the Blessed Sacrament.

Honor Societies Induction Day

Honor Societies Induction Day

January 28, 2020| Posted By: Greg Malanowski| Posted in Academics, Student Life

National Honor Society On Monday, January 27, 2020, induction ceremonies were held for the Lawrence Cardinal Shehan Chapter of the National Honor Society. The Induction Ceremony was emceed by David Nakasone, President of the NHS. Kevin Franiak, Vice President, spoke about Scholarship as a characteristic of a member of the National Honor Society. Russel Recide, NHS Secretary, explained Service. David Nakasone NHS Treasurer explained Leadership. Joseph Nakasone, NHS President, explained Character.  These four elements are the foundation of the National  Honor Society. After the inductees took the National Honor Society Pledge, each student came to the stage to receive the…