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Honoring the oppressed

Descendants of people enslaved by the Society of the Sacred Heart after coming to
North America walk with friends and family from St. Charles Borromeo Church in Grand Coteau, Louisiana
to a nearby cemetery where a new monument honoring those enslaved stands. Brother Frank Authello
Andrus, Jr. led the procession with drumming

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

November 1, 2018

“I realized in the middle of saying those names that these were the first times their names have been spoken in 170 years.”

Guiding future sisters

Guiding future sisters

Cece Giarman and Mason Cooney

February 8, 2018

The number of women attending religious services has declined over the past few decades, but some women are still deciding to pursue religious life by remaining single and making life vows to a community and God. To offer accompaniment throughout this process, some religious sisters specialize as guides. ...

Sacred Heart almuna speaks about importance of education in Uganda

Seniors Claire Kosewic and Asha Khanna speak with Betty Ogiel about her childhood in Uganda. Ogiel gifted the school a personalized plaque in the shape of Uganda as a symbol of gratitude.

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE As part of the tour for her book, “Against All Odds,” Betty Ogiel spoke during today’s chapel about her journey in receiving an education from Sacred Heart schools in Uganda, as well as the hardships she faced growing up. “We like to show pictures or letters from students from Uganda w...

RSCJs elect alumna as new superior general

RSCJs elect alumna as new superior general

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

January 5, 2017

The Religieuses du Sacré-Coeur de Jésus convened in Italy last summer for their General Chapter meeting, which included the task of electing a new superior general to lead the order for the next eight years. “If you told me when I joined that I would end up becoming superior general, I probably ...

Dated information becomes accessible

Associate Librarian Reba Sell sorts through documents in the Archives in the Grant House attic. The Archives contain  historical documents and old yearbooks.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

May 18, 2016

Old uniform pictures and architectural blueprints of the Flood Mansion, previously hidden away in the attic of the Grant House, will become accessible by computer as the Archives are digitized. “Just think school history and we have it,” Associate Librarian Reba Sell said. “Whether it’s b...

Former director of schools returns to help digitization process for archives

Sister Mary Mardel, RSCJ reviews the Archives in the Mother Williams Library. The Archives contain information dating back to 1887.

Grace Ainslie and Halie Kim

April 14, 2016

The former director of schools revisited to organize and categorize archival documents — some dating back to World War II. “These photographs, many of which I had taken, were very interesting to see again,” former Director of Schools Sister Mary Mardel, RSCJ said. Mardel reviewed a timelin...

Network celebrates end of centenary year honoring Janet Stuart

Convent Elementary and Stuart Hall School for Boys students explain the significance of the stepping stone they created on behalf of Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco for the Centenary of Janet Erskin Stuart as part of a telecast for Sacred Heart schools in the United States on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The students' remarks were part of a video that included all Network schools.

October 22, 2014

Isabel Elgin, Sienna Ryan & Alayna Wong Reporters Convent and Stuart Hall High Schools gathered in Syufy Theatre yesterday to celebrate the end of the centenary year honoring Janet Erskine Stuart, RSCJ. The ceremony was live streamed to Sacred Heart schools across the nation from Stuart Country ...

Alumnae return for annual Noëls

Elizabeth Goodman (’02) and Hildie Murray Sims (’98) catch up during the reception at Alumnae Noëls last night in the Main Hall.

December 11, 2013

Madeleine Denebeim and Makena House Reporters The Main Hall was crowded last night with graduates reuniting for the Alumni Noëls, an annual reception and celebration concluding with singing French Christmas carols. “I love Alumni Noëls” Alexandra Corral (’07) said. “It’s a nice way to remember during the holidays that Convent stil...

Class of ’12 dresses in white

Jordan Carter (center) hugs her friend while posing for a picture. CLAIRE FAHY | The Broadview

May 26, 2012

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Forty-five seniors dressed in different-styled, tea-length white dresses are scheduled to receive their high school diplomas next Friday during Commencement as friends and family watch from both the Main Hall and the Syufy Theatre. Each graduate usually receives s...

Drive supports Japanese earthquake, tsunami relief; Sacred Heart Network schools

There are six Sacred Heart Schools in Japan, all of which survived recent events with minimal damage. Seishin Joshi Daigaku, Seishin Joshi Senmon Gakko, Seishin Joshi Gakuin Sankocho and International School of the Sacred Heart are all located in Tokyo. Fuji Seishin Joshi Gakuin is located in Susono City and Obayashi Seishin Joshi Gakuin in Sapporo. Background photo | Network of Sacred Heart Schools; Graphic | Zoë Newcomb

April 8, 2011

Mika Esquivel-Varela Reporter A student-run relief fund plans to raise money for Red Cross tsunami relief efforts in Japan and show support for the Japanese Sacred Heart Network schools that survived the earthquake and tsunami with minimal damage. “There were three big earthquakes and tsunamis...

Students take time off for class retreats

A candle signals classmates to take turns complimenting Mary-Kate Cullinane during a seven-hour reflection at the Senior Class retreat last Friday at Bishop’s Ranch in Sonoma County. INA HERLIHY | the broadview

March 29, 2010

Students participate in a unique class retreat each March designed for classmates to grow closer as a group through prayer and conversation, scaling walls, tiptoeing across tight ropes and reflection on each senior’s high school experience only a few months before graduation. “Each retreat, each...

Sacred Heart community contributes to earthquake relief

January 15, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor The night news sites reported the recent earthquake in Haiti, members of the Sacred Heart Community reacted with supply drives and ways to donate aid money. The International Aid Club created a website with a report on the disaster, a link to the Red Cross Associat...

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