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Rising Star

January 7, 2022

Congratulations to Yash ’22 whose poem “Alone” will be included in the Appelley Publishing 2022 Rising Stars Collection this spring! During a unit on John Steinbeck’s novella Of Mice and Men, Yash wrote this poem based on a Dorothea Lange photo that expresses the struggle to achieve the American dream. We are proud of you, Yash!

‘Tis the Season of Giving

November 29, 2021

Third Class students visited Lower School classrooms to encourage support of their Toy Drive for Santa’s Helpers! Donations of NEW toys for any age or gift cards (at least $10 value) to purchase a toy are greatly appreciated. Once donations are collected, Academy teachers will wrap the toys.

Veterans Day Prayer Service

November 11, 2021

The Academy community honored veterans with a touching Prayer Service planned by the Third and Fourth Classes. Several family members who are Veterans joined for the program, which included a flag procession led by the Scouts. Students shared heartfelt reflections, poems, prayers and songs.

Head of School Search Update

September 21, 2021

The Head of School Search continues with a Search Consultant visit next week from Risa Oganesoff Heersche and Mathew Heersche with Educational Directions. They will be on campus to learn more about the Academy and its community as part of the search process.

2021 Academy Classic

September 16, 2021

Thank you to all of our golfers, sponsors and volunteers who supported the 2021 Academy Classic Golf Tournament. It was wonderful seeing many Academy parents, alumni, parents of alumni, grandparents, board members and friends!

Welcome Back

August 16, 2021

WELCOME to the 2021-2022 school year! This morning we began our 203rd school year and welcomed 1-8 Class students! It is wonderful having Academy students back on campus and we wish them a joyful and growth-filled year.

National Teacher Appreciation Week

May 5, 2021

Happy National Teacher Appreciation Day to our wonderful Sacred Heart educators! “Your example, even more than your words, will be an eloquent lesson to the world.” -St. Madeleine Sophie Barat

Thank you for educating and inspiring the heart and mind of each child every day and for always setting the best example for our students! Watch this video and hear from our students on how the teachers have inspired them. 

Blessing Bags

April 1, 2021

Inspired by her studies of the Corporal Works of Mercy in religion class, one Fifth Class student brought Goal III: A social awareness which impels to action, to life. Vivian first learned about Blessing Bags from her mom and when her religion teacher, Mrs. Strother, began talking about the ways the class was going to participate in the Corporal Works of Mercy, Vivian knew she wanted to make Blessing Bags on her own.

Stations of the Cross

March 30, 2021

Sixth Class students led their Middle School peers in Stations of the Cross outside this morning. The students prayerfully guided their classmates through this Lenten journey!

Students take an Active Role in Their Learning

March 11, 2021

Grounded in the work of Carol Dweck, Ph.D., student-led parent teacher conferences support the development of a growth mindset, or the student’s love of learning and the development of resilience needed for “great accomplishment.” These conversations between students, parents and teachers focus on student strengths, areas of opportunity and goals.

Raising Awareness Through Art

February 24, 2021

Eighth Class students recently completed an Art Installation for the David Shepard Wildlife Foundation that was featured in St. Charles County Lifestyle Magazine. This annual global art contest encourages student collaboration, ideation, and creativity, while allowing students the opportunity to display concern for our planet’s environment and the diverse wildlife that inhabits it. 

Robot Revolution

February 15, 2021

Congratulations to the Academy Robotics team who had their first competition this past Saturday. The judges noted that the team demonstrated great teamwork when setting up for their presentation and were very well prepared for their presentation. Great job, Robotics team!