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Alumnae Campaign Events April 29, 2014, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Alumnae Cocktail Reception for Classes of 70’s 80’s and 90’s at the home of Mrs. Wellington T. Mara, Honorary ’13

May 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Alumnae Cocktail Reception for Classes of 50’s and 60’s at the home of Patty Joyce Figge ’58

September 26, 2014 Alumnae Reception at Westchester Country Club

September 27, 2014 Alumnae Reunion

To Our Fellow Sacred Heart Alumnae and Alumnae Families It is with great joy and pride that we announce “A Gift for Every Girl,” the alumnae portion of the Framing Our Future capital campaign. While we have had campaigns in the past, never before has one enabled all alumnae and their families, of all generations, at all giving levels to participate in a meaningful way.

Why one gift for every girl? Because each of us was that girl or raised that girl. Our gifts not only show gratitude to Sacred Heart for what we received, but also paves the way for future alumnae. Our goal? To achieve the greatest participation possible among our alumnae—targeting 740 gifts, one for every current student.

Why this project? This capital project will make our already exceptional campus more beautiful, and very importantly, more useful and much safer for all the girls. Sacred Heart will restore the very heart of our property to allow for much-needed additional space with a renovated and expanded Dining Room, a larger Athletic Complex and the relocation of a road to create a beautiful commons green space featuring the Alumnae Garden and linking all buildings with a quad.

Where are we to date? We have raised almost 60 percent of the $25.5 million we need—and are thankful and proud that alumnae and alumnae family gifts represent an important part of that. Please read this brochure—specifically pages 6, 7 and 12 which describe the Leadership and Legacy Walls and the Alumnae Garden—to see how you can participate. An envelope is enclosed for your convenience. We would love to see and hear from you so please see the listing of alumnae campaign receptions, at left, and help us launch and celebrate Sacred Heart’s next great era! Most Sincerely, Your Alumnae Campaign Co-Chairs,

Mandy Dawson Murphy Class of 1985

Lisa Burke Fallon Class of 1989 1

Athletic Complex Convent of the Sacred Heart will build a 35,000-sq. ft. Athletic Complex that will be appointed for multipurpose use as an indoor gathering space for all-school liturgies and assemblies.


Athletic Complex Naming Opportunities Athletic Complex New Gymnasium Athletic Facility Lobby — RESERVED Locker Rooms (2) — 1 RESERVED Scoreboards (3) — 3 RESERVED Squash Squash Facility — RESERVED Squash Courts (6) — 5 RESERVED Fitness Dance/Yoga Studio Weight/Fitness Room — RESERVED Trainer Room — RESERVED Academic/Administrative Gym Classroom PE Department Room Athletic Department Office (2) Athletic Department Administrative Assistant Office

$5,000,000 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 $250,000 ea. $100,000 ea. $1,000,000 $250,000 ea. $500,000 $500,000 $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 ea. $100,000


Outdoor Commons Area Creating a beautiful campus is a hallmark of Sacred Heart. This centralized green space, located between the mansion and the new Athletic Complex, will offer students a safe place for gathering, playing and walking. It will feature an amphitheater for outdoor learning and a playground. Campus Commons Amphitheater Middle School Play Area Lower School Play Area Pre-Kindergarten Play Area


$5,000,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $500,000 $500,000

Dining Room A major gathering place for every girl, the Dining Room epitomizes our strong sense of community. It will provide more space for socializing and healthy interactions. Dining Room Dining Room Lounge Faculty Dining Area

$2,500,000 $500,000 $500,000


The Leadership Wall Located in the main lobby of the new Athletic Complex, the Leadership Wall will be the central place where we commemorate and salute the visionary leaders of our capital campaign whose generosity helped transform our dream for the school into a reality. Major donors of $250,000 and upwards will be honored in attractive writing on this commemorative wall. The wall will be located in a prominent place seen by all who enter the Athletic Complex for sports activities and all-school events, including liturgies and assemblies, in addition to P.E. classes, dance and training in the ďŹ tness room. The Leadership Wall


$250,000 and up

Legacy Wall The Legacy Wall—From Generation to Generation, is a wonderful way to honor your time at Sacred Heart. The Legacy Wall will be located along the main corridor of the Athletic Complex and adjacent to the two-story entrance lobby. The totally unique aspect of this honoring of donors is that it will enable families to add the graduation dates to their daughters’ names and to update family listings over time. Each donor will have four tiles. Legacy Wall Plaque



Amphitheater This vibrant and dynamic outdoor space will be available for reading or for the recitation of poetry and original oratory to peers, for teaching, peer leadership, sketching, and whatever you can imagine. It will be a wonderful outdoor classroom! Amphitheater



Outdoor Dining Terrace The Outdoor Dining Terrace will be used by our students primarily for social activity. Open to the sky, it will be paved with a courtyard border effect. An attractive outdoor fireplace will be the focal point. The fireplace will be built into the exterior of the Dining Room and will be an exciting place for sitting, relaxing and conversation. The Outdoor Dining Terrace will link the interior Dining Room to the landscape and serve as an extension of the structural space. From the terrace, there will be a beautiful view of our new Outdoor Commons Area. Outdoor Dining Terrace — RESERVED



Indoor Student Lounge The Indoor Student Lounge will be a comfortable area open to students for gathering, studying and relaxing between classes. It will be located in a section of the new Dining Room. The lounge will feature cozy seating around a grand ďŹ replace. Students will love this informal new space that will be designed especially for them. Studies have shown that the existence of a well-maintained student lounge encourages academic success among young women. Our students will gravitate to this indoor lounge in all kinds of weather, but especially when they must socialize indoors. Indoor Student Lounge



Sophie’s Chapel The historic crucifix from our former campus at Maplehurst will be placed adjacent to Our Lady’s Chapel on the front lawn, providing a quiet space outdoors for prayer, reflection, renewal and inspiration. Outdoor Chapel



Alumnae Garden The Alumnae Garden will be a long green space located on the western side of the Athletic Complex and overlooking the main playgrounds, The Barat Center for Early Childhood Education and the Head’s House (yellow cottage). Five beautiful benches where students and families can gather will be located in the garden. Each bench will represent one of the five Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education. They will be linked by an attractive brick pathway through the garden. Alumnae Garden Benches Goal One: Faith Goal Two: Learning Goal Three: Service Goal Four: Community Goal Five: Wisdom — RESERVED Alumnae Walk Squares Large Bricks Young Alumnae Bricks (Age 30 and younger) 12

$250,000 $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 $5,000 $1,000

Courtyard Fountain This is a special water feature and it will be located close to the Outdoor Dining Terrace to give joy and peace to all those nearby. Water Feature — RESERVED



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Thank You


Join Us! Join us on this exciting journey as we transform the educational experience of our students by building and redesigning these distinctive facilities. Your gift will have a profound impact for generations to come. For more information about these naming opportunities and to discuss a gift, please contact Michael Baber, assistant head of school and advancement director, at 203-532-3155 or


“The best part about going to Sacred Heart, is that you never really leave. No matter where our graduates go to college, whether they are a few hours away, across the country or in another country, Sacred Heart will always remain their home.” Bridget Scaturro ’14 17

Alumnae Campaign Committee Honorary Chair Mrs. Wellington T. Mara, Honorary ’13 Co-Chairs Mandy Dawson Murphy ’85 Lisa Burke Fallon ’89 Committee Cathleen Mendelson Daly ’85 Beth Coakley Dolce ’62 Margaret Feeney ’00 Pamela Juan Hayes ’64 Lauren Clark Kenny ’82 Susan Mara McDonnell ’73 Elissa Forstmann Moran ’66 Mary Vouté Sutherland ’85 Maggie Heffernan Trimble ’83

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