Alumnae Au Courant May 2018
Claire Lorentzen '06 announced as Commencement Speaker During the Senior Class Luncheon, Head of School, Pamela Juan Hayes '64 announced that Claire Lorentzen '06 will be the 2018 commencement speaker. Claire is the current Director of Mission Communications for the Conference of Sacred Heart Education. She will be joined by valedictorian Kathryn Goodfriend (Georgetown) and salutatorianMaria "Pau "Barbosa (MIT). To read more click here. Sacred Heart Greenwich will graduate 72 global leaders in the Class of 2018 on Friday, June 1. As their academic careers come to a close, the Class of 2018 list of college acceptances proves their strong academic interest - particularly in math, science and the humanities. To see the entire college acceptance list click here.
Dr. Lourdes Sanso '02 Guest Speaker at Cum Laude On Wednesday, April 18, fourteen members of the Class of 2018 were inducted into the Cum Laude Society in recognition of their academic accomplishments. Dr. Lourdes Sanso '02 returned to King Street to speak to the Upper School about the influence her Sacred Heart Greenwich
education has had on her life saying, "a decade at Sacred Heart taught me there is no limit to what I can do just because I am a woman."
To read more click here.
(The 2018 Cum Laude Society inductees.)
Mater Society Dinner
Fourteen students in the 2018 graduating class have been members of the Sacred Heart community since preschool, pre-k, kindergarten or first grade. On Tuesday, April 17, these "Lifers" and their families gathered for a dinner to celebrate this commitment to our community. The Lifers may have overlapped with your class! They arrived on campus in the fall of 2004 for their first days of preschool and have been showing their Tiger pride ever since.
New Academic Initiatives Four new academic initiatives will commence in the fall. Each initiative emphasizes Sacred Heart Greenwich's commitment to academic rigor from the youngest Barat Center student all the way through our seniors.
At the Lower School level, we will introduce new discovery-based activities to the Singapore Math curriculum to expand students’ critical-thinking and problem solving skills.
A new, integrated computer science curriculum will launch in the Middle School to ensure our students have the 21st century computational thinking skills needed to succeed beyond our campus.
Middle School and Upper School students will benefit from the addition of an anatomage table, or digital 3D cadaver, in biology classes and expanded course offerings to meet student interest in medical and health sciences fields.
A major renovation to the Mary Aloysia Hardey, RSCJ Observatory will give students in each division, especially those enrolled in astronomy, expanded instruction in earth science during class time and in the evenings.
Christina Weiler '17 profiled in Colgate University News
Christina Weiler '17 was recently featured in the Colgate University News for her work with the UCan recycling project. Christina launched the UCan project last fall to help the environment and bring awareness to different social causes. All the money raised from UCan’s bottles and cans is being donated to local homeless outreach programs. To read more click here.
King Street Chronicle features class of 2017
The time-honored tradition of "Gone from the school, not from the Heart" continues to commemorate the legacy of the previous year's graduating class of editors. This year's Senior Edition remembers the King Street Chronicle's former senior editorial board from the class of 2017. Click here to find out more about Morgan Johnson '17, Arielle Kirven'17, andJuliette Guice '17.
Give from the Heart!
Thanks to the support of our alumnae we exceeded the $10,000 goal for our second annual Give from the Heart for a grand total of $13,830.42 raised for Financial Aid. Thank you to the 163 alumnae who participated in this event. Congratulations to the Class of 2009 who, for the second year in a row, had the highest participation with 20%!
From the Broadcast Studio
Seventeen Sacred Heart Greenwich broadcast journalism students from the freshman, junior and senior classes visited the A+E headquarters in New York City on April 20. Organized by Sacred Heart parent and President of A+E Studios, Mr. Paul Buccieri P'21,'23, the students were given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet with top executives who taught them about the world of television production, marketing, and PR. Students had dinner with the crew of the hit TV show Live PD and sat in the control room while it was being filmed. To read more click here.
Sacred Heart dominates in the FAA Caroline Dym '18 Memorial Golf Tournament Middle School teachers to present at CAIS Innovation Summit Sacred Heart Lacrosse Stuns Greenwich Academy, 13-7 Beckford '18 awarded YWCA Racial Justice Scholarship 27 students medal at COLT poetry recitation contest Prata '20 takes home St. Vincent's Youth Award
Save the Date Fran Hauser author of The Myth of the Nice Girl
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16th Annual Katie Cassidy Higgins '96 Lacrosse Tournament
Join us on Sunday, May 20, for a day of fun with the whole family. Enjoy food trucks, face painting, a DJ and more.
Ceremony for Cassandra Sweeney, Lower School teacher Please join us on Wedensday, May 23, at 3:45 p.m in the Bloom Garden as we dedicate a tree in memory of Lower School teacher Cassandra "Candy" White Sweeney. Candy taught at Sacred Heart for twelve years and founded the Lower School Sunshine Committee.
In Memoriam Zachary Tahmincioglu, father of Elizabeth Tahmincioglu Kassapidis '81 and grandfather of Roxanne Kassapidis '19 and Zoe Kassapidis '20 Zachary M. Tahmincioglu was born on August 16, 1925 and passed away on May 8, 2018. https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/greenwich-ct/zachary-tahmincioglu-7845675
Sacred Heart Greenwich Official Online Store At long last, you can now order Sacred Heart Greenwich apparel online here through BSN Sports. Customize your apparel to show support for your favorite Tiger sports teams, singing groups, clubs and more. Or show your school pride by customizing your apparel to say Sacred Heart Greenwich Mom or Alumnae. All items ordered through the Sacred Heart Greenwich Online Store will ship directly to your home. Merchandise is sold separately from the Sacred Heart Bookstore and is not uniform approved. Have questions? ContactContactLTS@BSNSports.com or call 1-800-644-4481.
Summer Mentorship and Enrichment Opportunities Summer Enrichment at Sacred Heart Greenwich This program is open to Sacred Heart students, siblings, children of alumnae and friends of Sacred Heart. Click here to read the Summer Enrichment course descriptions and to register. The Shadow Program at Sacred Heart Greenwich Our alumnae network is strong and what better way to support the next generation of alumnae than by sponsoring a Sacred Heart Upper School student? Students can sign up in June for one, two or three weeks of shadowing experience in a professional environment. Our students are interested in learning about a variety of fields. If you are interested in hosting a rising sophomore, junior or senior, please complete this form and we will search for a student match. If you have additional contacts willing to offer an experience, we would be happy to reach out to them as well. Students do not receive compensation. Questions? Contact Megan Costa-Wallace '97, Director or Marian Sofia Campana, Assistant Director of Summer Enrichment, at firstname.lastname@example.org
16 - Fran Hauser, Alumnae Networking & Mentoring @ 6:30pm
1 - Baccalaureate Liturgy and Graduation @ 1:30pm
20 - Katie Cassidy Higgins '96 Lacrosse Tournament 21 - Senior Passport Ceremony @ 10am 23 - Tree planting in honor of Cassandra Sweeney, Lower School teacher @ 3:45pm
Alumnae Au Courant: May 2018