Watch that Scene!

News from the theater workshop: Rehearsals and set production for the middle school’s winter musical performance of “James and the giant Peach Jr.” are well under way and everyone is looking forward to the January  performances. The scene painting artists are rocking it this year! From seascapes to cityscapes to landscapes the set designers can… Read More

Space Inspiration

On Monday, October 29, astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson visited Sacred Heart. As a young women growing up in a time where women have many more opportunities than in the past, hearing her speak was an amazing experience. Dr. Whitson, who was the first female commander of the International Space Station, holds the record for most… Read More

A Saint that I Admire

This past year, Sacred Heart schools throughout the United States have been celebrating the bicentennial (200 years) of Sacred Heart education.  A French woman who was a Religious of the Sacred Heart, named Rose Philippine Duchesne, crossed the ocean 200 years ago to bring the love of the heart of Jesus to the “new world.” … Read More

A Passion for…. Elephants

Did you know seventh grader Ellie Tiedeman has adopted an elephant?  She shared her passion for elephants at our last Middle School Gathering and we learned a lot about this endangered species. Here’s what Ellie shared with us: “I have always loved animals, but elephants have always been my favorite. They are such gentle, sweet… Read More

Cats & Kittens!!

Are you looking for an animal to adopt? Do you want an animal you can cuddle with? Do you want a playful animal? If your answer is yes to all these questions, then a cat or kitten if the perfect animal for you! Some people don’t like cats because they scratch and bite. But that… Read More

Meet Mrs. Nystedt!

Mrs. Nystedt is our new Technology teacher at Sacred Heart. Did you know that she lived in Washington D.C. for eight years, four years in London and lived in upstate New York for two years? Another fun fact is that she loves downhill skiing. I really like having her help us in robotics. She teaches… Read More

New Speech + Debate Team!

This year Ms. Haas has started a Speech and Debate team that could teach you things that you can use for the rest of your life. Are there fun things and activities to do? Ms. Haas says “Yes! A lot! During Speech and Debate you learn to express thoughts, build strong arguments, use evidence, write… Read More

March For Our Lives

Never Again is an organization, led by children and teens, that is determined to fight for stronger gun control laws in the United States. Compared to other countries, gun homicides in the United States are sky high. Recently, there was a shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida on February 14, in which 17 students… Read More

Odyssey of the Mind

Odyssey of the Mind is a competition between group of students who problem solve and then perform their idea while team building and being creative. Each season has a theme  and each team is given a list of problems that need solving. The teams get to choose what they want to do, and they can… Read More

Rain Reign Review

Rain Reign, by Ann M. Martin, is an interesting, well-written, and amazing book. A young girl named Rose has autism, but is very smart. Rose loves homophones (she calls them homonyms). She lives with her dad because her mom is gone. Her dad is not a good man and his father (her grandpa) is even… Read More

A Prayer

Dear God , each day you enter our hearts and fill them with love, joy and forgiveness please help us each day to understand that Our Father is with us,  protecting us and our family every day. Please help us to make wise choices and to give of ourselves to the less fortunate . Please… Read More

Useful Cockroaches

Cockroaches may sound like a disgusting little bug that you never want to see, but they actually are very interesting and important. Cockroaches have been living on Earth since the dinosaurs. They have spread around the world even though their approximate lifespan is one year. It is impossible to figure out how many cockroaches are… Read More

Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

In Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, written by Chris Grabenstein, a boy named Kyle competes in the library lock-in, a competition to see who can escape the New Lemoncello library first. The new high-tech library is full of surprises – including holographs, singing animatronics, and life-size tigers leaping from shelf to shelf. Kyle wants nothing more than… Read More