12.2.15 Newsletter

Dear Sacred Heart Family,
Blessings this Advent season! I would like to invite you to explore a wonderful resource for your family, at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops website: http://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgical-year/advent/index.cfm (If the hyperlink doesn’t work from your interface, copy and paste the URL into your browser.

11.25.15 Newsletter

Dear Sacred Heart Family,
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! I hope you enjoy special time celebrating with friends and family. We give thanks at Sacred Heart for our many blessings–our warm, caring and supportive parents and benefactors, our amazing, big-hearted and talented teachers and staff, our wonderful pastor and parish community, and always, for our beloved students

11.18.15 Newsletter

Dear Sacred Heart Family,
This Wednesday, during our Wednesday early re-lease time, our teachers spent time meeting in our PLC (professional learning community) groups–one for the lower grade levels, and one for the upper grade levels–as we regularly do, to collaborate and strategize a differentiated approach to best meet each of our learners’ individual needs.

11.10.15 Newsletter

Dear Sacred Heart Family,
Enjoy the day off of school on Wednesday, I hope you will take a moment to say a prayer of gratitude for our veterans’ service, and say “thanks,” to a veteran if you get the opportunity. Last week, I invited each of you to reflect daily, as we approach our Thanksgiving holiday, and note things for which you are grateful.

11.4.15 Newsletter

Dear Sacred Heart Family,
Thanks for the encouragement and support of my purple-haired self as I paid my debt to our students, who did such a great job with the Jog-a-thon. Thank you also for the many kind birthday wishes last week. It is a privilege to be a part of the Sacred Heart community and family.

10.28.15 Newsletter

Dear Sacred Heart Family,
Happy Halloween, everyone. While our students’ thoughts seem to move right to haunted houses, costumes, trick-or-treating and too much candy, let’s pause and remember Halloween (All Hallows–or All Saint’s–Eve) on October 31, All Saints Day on November 1, and All Souls Day on November 2, comprise a Catholic tradition of remembering, celebrating, and honoring our martyrs, saints, and the faithful departed, with each of those days having a unique focus.

10.21.15 Newsletter

Dear Sacred Heart Family,
As partners in education, I look forward to seeing you Thursday or Friday during conference time. If you are unable to make it, thanks for checking in with your child’s homeroom teacher. While we reserve these two days for formal and intentional (in many cases student-led) conferencing, we are always available by arrangement, as needed.

10.14.15 Newsletter

Dear Sacred Heart Family,
This week between Wednesdays (from last Wednesday to this Wednesday) was beautifully framed by prayerful celebrations of our Catholic faith: Thanks to all who made last Wednesday’s Living Rosary prayer, and this Wednesday’s All School Mass, such joyful and spiritually nourishing instances of community worship.

10.7.15 Newsletter

Dear Sacred Heart Family, This week, the recent tragedy in Roseburg weighs heavily on our hearts and minds, as we respond together in two important ways. First, we are united in sorrow, grief, and prayer. I would like to echo the sentiments and share the words of Archbishop Sample, as he addressed the community. Full…

9.30.15 Newsletter

Last week I mentioned shared leadership and your opportunity to respond to a call to assist our SAC members with committee work in the areas of Catholic Identity, Finance, Development/ Engagement, Marketing/Publicity, and Facilities. Thanks for your continued openness and positive response.