Sacred Heart Civil Rights Pilgrimage

by Kristin Morrow, Grade 8 On March 9, In the Footsteps Toward Freedom: A Civil Rights Pilgrimage began, which 20 students and teachers, including myself, participated in. We started in Atlanta, Georgia, and drove through Mississippi, Alabama, ending the trip in Memphis, Tennessee. We got to see so many of the places that history books… Read More

Notre Dame de Paris – Did you know….?

by Tiger Times staff writers Notre Dame is one of the largest religious buildings. The relics at Notre-Dame de Paris include a piece of the Cross along with the Holy Crown of Thorns. The Crown of Thorns was bought by the king of France, Louis the ninth. Not everyone believes it was the real one,… Read More

Composting at Sacred Heart

by Avery Kim, 7th Grade A program recently opened up in Bedford, the town I live in, that is dedicated to reducing the town’s carbon emissions by 20% by the year 2020. Bedford 2020, as the program is called, already has many successes, including requiring grocery stores to charge 10 cents for any disposable bags… Read More

Caffeine Craze

by: Claire Maher Did you know that throughout the world there are 27,339 Starbucks coffee shops? Of all places in the world, the United States as a whole is the caffeine capital of the world. In the United States there are around 13,311 Starbucks coffee shops. Although the United States has the most as a… Read More

Hearts Together inspires Kindness

Hearts Together is a club for 7th and 8th graders that meets during lunch and recess on B-days. I am a Hearts Together member, and I am so grateful for everything that I have learned in Hearts Together. In Hearts Together, we discuss many different topics, including the big eight identifiers (ability, age, ethnicity, gender,… Read More

Meet a Samoyed – and fall in love!

 by Tabitha Peterson     Samoyeds are very good dogs to have. They have many traits and are very fun, kind, playful, and protective. Take it from me; I have been living with them for practically all my life! They have been nothing but happy, howling puffballs. Samoyeds come from Russia and Siberia. The Samoyed is… Read More

James and the Giant Peach

On Friday, January 25 and Saturday, January 26, girls from grades 5-8 put on the show James and the Giant Peach. The performance was great from the audience’s point of view, but here is the view of the performers and Mrs. Gifis, the choreographer of the show. Emilia (Spiker): When I found out I would… Read More

MLK Prayer Service – Making Voices Heard

     From the Vision Steppers to the Gospel Knights the Martin Luther King Jr. Service is always thrilling. This is one of the most favored prayer services of the year. There is so much action and music, how couldn’t you enjoy it? From listening in your seat to dancing on your feet, it’s full of… Read More

Robotics – Into Orbit

“Ok,  we just need to code a turn into the program and it should work,”  and “ Yes! We got it in…now lets see if we can get it to work again,” are almost always heard after school on Thursdays in the makerspace for Robotics. At the Thursday Robotics group it’s always so fun to… Read More

Exploring DNA at Cold Spring Harbor Lab

On Thursday, January 17th, the sixth grade students traveled to the DNA Learning Center of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory which is located in Cold Spring Harbor, New York. During the field trip, the girls worked with educators at this facility on three exciting activities.     During one of the activities, the girls learned about… Read More

Stop the Hate!

Bullying is wrong and hurtful! Why do kids bully kids? Teasing harms people and can be stopped. Bullying can make you sad and embarrassed. Most importantly, bullying can make you doubt yourself. Usually kids get bullied where there are less teachers or adults. Being hurt by a bully can make you rattled. There are many… Read More

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

Al’s Angels Toy Drive

All the gifts are gone….! Al’ Angels toy drive was a huge success this year – we finished with an amazing 363 gifts today! Totals are as follows (with gifts per person too!) 5th Grade – 34 ( 0.89) 6th Grade –  130 (2) 7th Grade – 100 (1.3) 8th Grade – 99 (1.43) Congrats to… 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