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*!
Dear Academy families and friends,
Yesterday, the Academy celebrated the 250th Anniversary of Philippine’s birth with a “First Headmistress’s Holiday.” Students were surprised with the fun festivities throughout the day.
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.
Congratulations to our 10 Seventh Class students who qualified to participate in the annual Duke University TIP Seventh Grade Talent Search.
Academy parent Zeynep McLeane became a U.S. citizen on Aug. 23 at the U.S. Federal Court in downtown St. Louis. Read on to hear Zeynep’s thoughts about the journey she took that led her to coming an American citizen.
On Election Day in November 2018, Academy students, faculty and staff had the opportunity to vote on a new school mascot for our athletic program. After counting the ballots, it was determined that the Saints won—making our new school mascot the Academy of the Sacred Heart Saints!
More than 100 guests turned out for a wonderful evening to celebrate Congé Reunion on June 8! Mass was followed by recognition of Milestone classes: ’44, ’49, ’59, ’64, ’69, ’74, ’79, ’94 and ’09.
Congratulations to Sixth Class student Samantha Lynch, who recently received a perfect score in the last of three meets in this year’s WordMasters Challenge™—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually.
It was a pleasure to welcome back members of the Class of ’15 for our Young Alum Chat on May 21! Each year, seniors return to talk with the Eighth Class about their high school experiences.