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History[ edit ] Regis High School was founded inthrough the financial bequest of a single formerly anonymous benefactress: Grantthe widow of Mayor Hugh J. She stipulated that her gift be used to build a Jesuit high school providing a free education for Catholic boys with special consideration given to those who could not otherwise afford a Catholic education.
Grant died, her children took over the funding of the school. The last surviving member of the family, Lucie Mackey Grant, a daughter-in-law of Julia Grant, died in Since the s, Regis has relied primarily on the Grant endowments and alumni donations to keep the school tuition free. Following Lucie Mackey Grant's death, at an auction of her estate, Regis bid successfully for the original golden chalice used during Mass when the school was founded in The online announcement, of an auction that included items related to the school's founding, did so as well.
The school re-opened the following Tuesday. Of the approximately 1, students who sit for this test each year, about are selected for two interviews with faculty or alumni, and around students are admitted.
The first three years of the academic program are largely standard for all students. Incoming freshmen choose the language they will study.
There are also some other variations which affect small groups of students. Students with sufficient elementary school preparation in algebra are placed on an advanced math track.
Similarly, students with sufficient foreign language preparation are accelerated into the sophomore course.
Students may also elect to take extra courses. In senior year, the student is given considerably more freedom of choice. Theology and English are required for all students, but in those subjects the students choose from a group of trimester-long electives.
In addition, the student chooses three year-long electives. The curriculum is taught at an accelerated pace, using college-level textbooks and, in many classes, exceeding the requirements of the Advanced Placement curriculum. Service trips are available to JamaicaKenyaand Ecuador. Many other electives are available.
Regis's athletic teams have seen success in recent years, including several City Championships in their division at the junior varsity and varsity levels. Inthe year after winning the city championship, the Varsity basketball team won the B division State Federation Championship in Glens Falls, NY, beating the best of the private and public schools of New York.
Between andthe Regis Baseball team, which has played in the A division for only 6 years, finished 3rd, 2nd, and 3rd respectively. Also, inthe varsity Volleyball team won the CHSAA championship over league rival Xaverian and made it to the final again in in an attempt to defend their title.
The volleyball team continued their dominance over the CHSAA in andwinning the championship each year, and losing just one league match.
The Team had an overall record of and was in conference play.
Extracurricular activities[ edit ] Students who attend Regis have many extracurricular activities to select from in addition to athletics. The school carries with it a strong debate tradition, and as such the most popular activity is the speech and debate team, known as "The Hearn" named for Fr.
The team competes on state and national levels in Lincoln-Douglas DebatePublic Forum DebateStudent Congress, Extemporaneous speaking, Declamation, Duo Interpretation, and other forms of dramatic interpretation of literature.
The Hearn's most notable achievements include: Regis Repertory stages a musical in the fall and a drama or comedy in the spring, relying on the efforts of over 90 students in the cast, stage crew, business staff, and band, as well as talent from neighboring girls schools.
Its article was linked on the Drudge Report and quoted by the Associated Press. Rock group Of A Revolution O. The film Finding Forrester uses the school building to represent the Mailor Academy.
Classroom scene in Prince of the City. On August 6,Commona rapper and actor, visited the school building in anticipation of his role in the film Just Wright. A Jimmy Fallon segment that aired on March 30, where The Tonight Show played the Harlem Globetrotters in a pickup game of basketball was filmed in Regis's upper gym.
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