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Walk for Uganda benefits Sacred Heart sister school

Olivia Mohun, Features Editor

October 16, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Approximately 70 elementary students and parents from Convent Elementary School and Stuart Hall for Boys participated in the annual Walk for Uganda at Crissy Field this Saturday. “Walk For Uganda is our annual fundraising event to support tuition costs for our Sacred Heart sister sc...

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...

Community prepares for Walk for Uganda

Sophomores Caroline Thompson, Isabelle Paul and Colette Hom read the Walk for Uganda informational poster and talk about their plans to support the schools in Uganda. These girls, among others, decided to “Sleep in for Uganda” and will donate without going to the event.

Gray Timberlake, Reporter

October 19, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE  The annual Walk for Uganda across the Golden Gate Bridge is scheduled to take place this Saturday, Oct. 21 to benefit Sacred Heart schools in Uganda. Participants can pay the $20 registration to eat breakfast at the Warming Hut near the end of Crissy Field and then walk or can choo...

Community walks for a cause

Co-chair of Community Life Paul Pryor Lorentz hands his daughter breakfast during the annual Walk for Uganda. The even raises nearly $4,000 each year.

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

October 27, 2016

Despite the scheduled ACT college entrance exam and a cross-country meet, the annual Walk for Uganda united Convent High School and Elementary communities on Saturday to raise funds supporting students attending the Sacred Heart Schools in Uganda.    Participants registered online for $25, with man...

Freshman Class bracelet and bake sale raises money for girls in Uganda

Freshmen Izzy Gutierrez, Grace Boudreau, and Cece Giarman help sell bracelets during the freshman class’s fundraising effort to raise support and money towards tuition for girls in the St. Charles Lwanga Girls Training Center Kalunga in Uganda.

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 22, 2015

Bags of bright red bracelets and containers of sugary treats rested on the bottom steps of the Marble Staircase as freshmen called out to students to come view and purchase the merchandise they had for sale. The freshmen, who sold the goods to raise tuition money for the St. Charles Lwanga Girls...

Religious of the Sacred Heart emphasize value of education, support for Walk for Uganda

Tracy Sena, who visited Sacred Heart schools in Uganda with other Network teachers in 2012 (left to right), Sister Irene Cullen, RSCJ, and Sister Noellina Namusisi, RSCJ, speak to freshmen about girls education and contribution from Walk for Uganda.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2015

Religious of the Sacred Heart gathered with freshmen in the Mother Williams Library to speak about the importance of education for girls in Uganda and express gratitude toward contributions made through Walk for Uganda. Sister Noellina Namusisi, RSCJ, and Sister Irene Culllen, RSCJ, are meeting with students at ...

Girls worldwide need access to education

Although girls in developing countries may attend some elementary school, fewer than 17 percent of girls in Uganda attend
high school due to their families’ inability to pay school fees or due to gender stereotyping.

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

October 1, 2015

Although the stress of schoolwork can seem unbearable to American high school students, girls in developing nations in many African and Middle Eastern countries are being abused or even shot for simply pursuing an education. Being a part of a community that supports women, advocating for women’s ri...

Students walk to raise money for sister schools in Uganda

Students walk to raise money for sister schools in Uganda

October 10, 2013

The annual Walk for Uganda across the Golden Gate Bridge on Oct. 19 will raise money to provide scholarships, fencing to protect of student and teacher housing, and eco-sanitation at Sacred Heart schools near Masaka, Uganda. Fundraisers at U.S. Net- work schools, like Walk for Uganda, have provided re- s...

Annual walk benefits Sacred Heart school in Kyamusanala, Uganda

  Freshmen Rachel Fung, Christina Braa, Lisa Cameron and Dervla Carey-Jones sport their Walk for Uganda long-sleaved shirts. REBECCA LEE | The Broadview

March 13, 2012

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Students from all four schools, faculty and their families walked together across the Golden Gate Bridge to raise money for the Sacred Heart Primary School in Kyamusanala, Uganda on last Saturday. Pledges and $25 registration fees raised more than $4,000 and will spo...

Students plan Walk for Uganda to help sister school

Students plan Walk for Uganda to help sister school

February 7, 2012

Sophia Redfern Reporter The annual Walk for Uganda to raise money for sponsoring students and for building funds at Sacred Heart Primary School in Kyamusanala, Uganda is scheduled to take place March 3, starting at Crissy field and going over the Golden Gate Bridge. “The key word is solidari...

Bridge walk raises revenue, awareness for Ugandan school

Senior Kristy Harty-Connell folds Walk for Uganda T-shirts as CSH teachers put up a tent in the background. Around 30 students gathered at Crissy Field to participate in the third annual fundraiser despite inclement weather. ZOE NEWCOMB | the broadview

October 27, 2010

Mika Esquivel-Varela Reporter The four-school community came together for the Annual Walk for Uganda across the Golden Gate Bridge on Oct. 16 to raise money for the Sacred Heart Schools in Uganda. “Last year we raised $3,240 and this year we hope to raise even more,” Theology department chair Pa...

Walk raises money for Uganda sister school

Walk raises money for Uganda sister school

September 23, 2010

Isabelle Pinard Reporter Approximately 800,000 children in Uganda 6-12 do not attend school, and few teens have had formal schooling. Almost 1.5 million children work to help support their families, while 25,000 have been abducted or forced to serve in the armed rebel forces according to Helping ...

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