The Academy of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic, independent school that offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in a safe and happy environment. Our preschool through eighth grade program focuses on building strong academic skills while fostering independent learning and communication. Curriculum highlights include: three Science labs, 1:1 computing, French and Spanish, daily Physical Education, and recognized Art and Music programs.
Founded in 1818 by St. Philippine Duchesne, the Academy was the first of many Sacred Heart schools established in the United States. Our mission is to educate and inspire the heart and mind of each child to become a courageous and confident leader who knows and loves God, and who reveals that love by serving others. Our graduates are young men and women well prepared for the challenges of high school, college, and beyond.
It was a beautiful day of fun and competition on the greens of the Missouri Bluffs Golf Club for the 2019 Academy Golf Classic tournament on Sept. 9! Thank you to all our sponsors, golfers, spectators and volunteers for making this event a success.
Did you know that there are many Academy alums, including several Mizzou students, living in Columbia or nearby? We’d love to connect with you! Please join us Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 4-6 p.m. for a Pizza Party in Peace Park*!
Mr. Wappelhorst, grandfather of Second Class student Elizabeth Sunderlage, will attend an Honor Flight for veterans to Washington, D.C. on Sept. 7. To show our school’s appreciation, Second and Eighth Class students wrote thank you cards for the veterans attending the Honor Flight.
Every once in a while I receive a marvelous email offering the Academy a “treasure.” These treasures come in many different forms—the one I write about today was an inquiry as to whether the Academy would be able to use a very large conference table. My response was a pretty near immediate “YES! Thank you.” Now the only challenge was to get it up to the Theology classroom in Regis Hall!