Mount Saint Michael Academy
|Mount Saint Michael Academy|
Ad Astra Per Aspera
To the Stars Through Difficulties
|4300 Murdock Avenue
New York City (Wakefield, Bronx), New York, 10466
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic (Marist Brothers)|
|Principal||Br. Stephen Schlitte, FMS|
|Asst. Principal||Dennis Manning
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Athletics||Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey, Lacrosse, etc.|
|Admissions Director||Thomas Fraher|
|Athletic Director||Mario Valentini|
Mount Saint Michael Academy, also known as The Mount, is an all-boys Roman Catholic high school in the Wakefield neighborhood of the New York City borough of the Bronx. The school's campus also borders the city of Mount Vernon in neighboring Westchester County and is administered by the Archdiocese of New York. The 22-acre (89,000 m²) campus is a non-boarding college preparatory school for some 1,100 boys grades 6 through 12. The school's motto is ad astra per aspera, Latin for "to the stars through difficulties". It is a member of the Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA).
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