Halloween Throughout the Years

It’s Halloween! I bet everyone’s really excited, but have you ever wondered how Halloween started? Most people believe that it began at the festival called Samhain which means “summers end”. Another thought was that in the eighth century the Christian origin began it because it falls the day before the feast of All Hallows Eve…. Read More

DIY Art

Are you looking for an easy DIY? Well, try my melted crayon canvas! Supplies: Hot Glue Gun Clean canvas 64 crayons Newspaper Blow dryer   Instructions: First, take the newspaper and tape it to the surface you will be blow drying on. Next, get a cup of water and put a few crayons in (this… Read More

Stand up and win!

El Deafo is a graphic novel by Cece Bell – reviewed by fifth graders Moira, Meg and Colette. The author wrote about her own experience but made her characters rabbits! El Deafo is a story about a girl who was nearly deaf and later also needs to get glasses. She first does not like her… Read More

Fun snacks to get you through the day

Do you ever feel like you need some yummy snack ideas? Here they are – cooked up by Frankie and Avery! Stacy’s Chips with Hummus Tip: Use cinnamon chips for a new taste. Fun Fact: Hummus is made from chickpeas/garbanzo beans. Carrot sticks with Ranch Dressing Tip: Use baby carrots (easier to chew). Fun Fact:… Read More

23 Questions with Ms. Haas

Ms. Haas is playful, perky, fun, nice, smart, silly, and a phenomenal teacher! She’s kind, caring and has a passion for history. She teaches the 6th grade in an amazing way, and though it’s not far into the year, I’ve been on the edge of my seat every time she speaks. Isabella Nardis decided to… Read More

Percy Jackson – A Series for Heroes!

PERCY JACKSON AND THE GREEK GODS We recently finished the book series Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods. Our friend recommended this book series to us, and we loved it. The whole series is based on the Greek Gods. The main character is Percy Jackson, a “demigod” or “half-blood.” This means that one of his… Read More

Meet Mrs. Fuller – our new Drama Teacher

Mrs. Fuller recently moved to Greenwich from Manhattan with her husband and two kids, Fuller, age 3, and Campbell, age 1,  while looking for a job. She got a call from a recruiter –  someone who helps people find jobs. The recruiter said there was a part-time job at Sacred Heart. Mrs. Fuller has two… Read More

New Editors for the Tiger Times

New school year – new editors! Three competent and enthusiastic editors will share the job this year and hope to make our middle school news blog the best ever. Jessica Thompson (8th grade) will be Content Editor and responsible for editing articles and creating headlines and plan new stories with writers. Claudia El-Masry (7th grade)… Read More