Summer at Sacred Heart is currently enrolling students for a wide range of programming to take place between June 10 and August 16. Families may customize their schedules by the day or week. Offerings include: day camps, theme camps, a Junior Camp Counselor training program, morning and afternoon extended care, individualized tutoring and tennis camps. Learn more and register here!
Hehs, Denny '08 to be Honored by the Catholic League
Posted Friday, Apr 26, 2013
ASH is honored to announce that Associate Head of School Judith Hehs has been selected as the Catholic High School League's 2013 Person of the Year, the highest honor the Catholic League bestows on an individual. She will receive the award at the Hall of Fame Banquet on Monday, June 10. At that time, Rachel Denny '08 will be recognized as one of the Catholic League Athletes of the Year.
2013 Valedictorian, Salutatorian Named
Posted Friday, Apr 26, 2013
The Academy of the Sacred Heart is proud to recognize Marissa Ray as the valedictorian of the Class of 2013, and Elle DelGrosso as the salutatorian. The valedictory address will be given during the commencement exercises on June 13, with the salutatorian's address presented at Prize Day that morning.
The Academy of the Sacred Heart invites exemplary students of faith, intellectual curiosity and commitment to others to join our community of distinction. A limited number of merit scholarships are available for new applicants, and the application deadline has been extended. Learn more about the expanded scholarship program in Affording Sacred Heart.
Benefit Preview Packet Available
Posted Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013
Benefit 2013, Follow the Yellow Brick Road, is quickly approaching. Join us on Saturday, April 20 in the Field House. Want a glimpse behind the curtain? Click here to view the Preview Packet to see the wonderful auction items, raffles and other bidding opportunities available on April 20.
Multi-Touch Table Enhances Primary School Curriculum
Posted Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013
Funded by a grant from the Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL), teachers Rachel Husek and Judy Smith introduced a Multi-Touch Table to students in March. The table, constructed by Dino Vandenheede and Mark LaDuke of the ASH technology department, allows multiple students to collaboratively interact with technology-based learning programs. Click here to view the website that details the project, which was presented at the MACUL conference in Detroit.
Project Term 2013 Underway
Posted Friday, Mar 15, 2013
From March 16-26, Upper School students and faculty will be exploring our world through a variety of Project Term experiences taking place locally, nationally and globally. Learn more about these varied opportunities for hands-on learning at www.ashmi.org/pt.
Local Students Invited to April 12 Sports Night
Posted Friday, Mar 15, 2013
Local students in Grades 3-6 are invited to attend a Sports Night on Friday, April 12 from 6-8:30 p.m. The event promises to be a fun evening of floor hockey, dodgeball, soccer and flag football. There is a $10 fee per student. Learn more and register here or view the press release.
Bid Now in the Follow the Yellow Brick Road Online Auction
Posted Monday, Mar 11, 2013
Two outstanding items are offered online in advance of the April 20 Benefit: four tickets to attend a live American Idol Season 12 performance or results show, and two front row seats to Bob Seger's April 13 concert at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Click here for more details and to place your bid. The auction closes on Friday, March 15 at 3 p.m., so don't delay!
11th Hour Theatre Company Presents "The Wizard of Oz" March 8-9
Posted Friday, Mar 8, 2013
The Academy of the Sacred Heart’s 11th Hour Theatre Company invites the public to attend its production of The Wizard of Oz on Friday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. or Saturday, March 9 at 2 p.m. in the auditorium. The production includes students from the Upper School, Middle School for Girls and Kensington Hall (boys, grades 5-8), as well as faculty and staff. Tickets are $10 each at the door.
Inaugural MSG Science Day a Success
Posted Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
On Friday, February 22, the Middle School for Girls held its inaugural Science Day, featuring numerous hands-on student activities, including a special guest visit from the Robot Garage of Birmingham and Science with the Engineers, Inc. Students also presented their science fair projects to the community. View the media gallery here or click here to view a blog post and video by Roy Akers of TheOakland Press.
Due to adverse weather conditions, no classes will be held today, Wednesday, February 27, 2013.
Posted Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
Marissa Ray '13 Named National Merit Finalist
Posted Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013
The Academy of the Sacred Heart is proud to announce senior Marissa Ray as a National Merit Scholarship Corporation finalist. More than 1.5 million students in over 21,000 high schools entered the 2013 Merit Program when they took the 2011 PSAT/NMSQT. The selection of some 8,300 Merit Scholarship winners from the group of more than 15,000 finalists is now in progress. Congratulations, Marissa!
Third Annual Ryan Rocks Blood Drive at ASH
Posted Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013
On Wednesday, February 27 from noon - 6 p.m., ASH will be hosing the third annual Ryan Rocks Blood Drive in the Dritsas Gym. Register online at www.redcrossblood.org using the sponsor code "ashmi".
Empty Bowls Aims to Feed the Hungry
Posted Sunday, Feb 3, 2013
Join the ASH community on Wednesday, February 13 from 5-7 p.m. for an Empty Bowls meal, which raises funds to feed the hungry in Oakland County. The entire school is involved in the production of the bowls as well as the preparation of a simple meal of bread and soup. A $7 donation is all that is required for a simple meal and a beautiful bowl. Visit www.ashmi.org/emptybowls to register.
State of the School Address to be Held on February 5
Posted Sunday, Jan 27, 2013
Save the date for Taking the Next Step and the State of the School Address on Tuesday, February 5, at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively.Attendees will learn about what lies ahead in 2013-2014, both in individual learning communities and for the school as a whole. Child care is available for ASH families with advance registration.
ASH will hold its 12th annual Community in Action Day on Saturday, February 2. The day offers students, parents, faculty, staff, alumnae/alumni and friends of the Academy opportunities to serve the larger community through events both on and off campus, in keeping with the Academy’s commitment to lifelong community service. Read the press release here or click here to register.
Author Patrick Kelly, SJ, to Discuss "Catholic Perspectives on Sports" on January 27
Posted Thursday, Jan 17, 2013
On Sunday, January 27 at 7 p.m., ASH will host Father Patrick Kelly for a discussion of his new book, “Catholic Perspectives on Sports: From Medieval to Modern Times.” The focus of the evening’s discussion will be how the “play” element in athletics is related to helping young people flourish today. There is no charge to attend; however, advance registration via www.ashmi.org/cps is appreciated. Read press release >>
ASH to Host January 25 Sports Night
Posted Monday, Jan 14, 2013
Local students in Grades 3-6 are invited to attend a Sports Night on Friday, January 25 from 6-8:30 p.m. The event, hosted by Sacred Heart parents, promises to be a fun evening of floor hockey, basketball, dodgeball and handball. The $10 fee includes a spirit item and pizza dinner. Register here or view the press release.
Register for 2013 Winter Enrichment Classes
Posted Monday, Dec 17, 2012
HEART Enrichment offers a wide range of fun, constructive after-school classes starting on January 22. Sign up for chess, music, world language instruction, and more. The in-house Performing Arts Academy offers classes in tap, ballet, hip-hop and tumbling! Browse the brochure, which also includes private music instruction and tutoring.
ASH Awarded Forward Thinker Greenprint Badge
Posted Friday, Dec 14, 2012
Academy of the Sacred Heart has received the "Forward Thinker Greenprint" badge from Green Ribbon Schools, a national recognition program committed to "reconnecting children with the wonders of playing and learning in nature." Learn more and see our greenprint at www.greenribbonschools.org.
Domestic Violence Expert Coming to ASH
Posted Monday, Dec 10, 2012
On Thursday, January 17 at 7 p.m., ASH will host Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, a prominent researcher and policy advocate in the field of domestic violence. Dr. Campbell will speak to the adult community on January 17 and then offer a session on relationship violence with Upper School students on Friday, January 18. View the event flyer here.
Benefit Online Auction Underway!
Posted Monday, Dec 3, 2012
Visit ashmi.maestroweb.com to view and bid on items in the Benefit Online Auction, which provides support for excellence in student programming. The auction continues through Monday, December 10 at 1 p.m.
Benefit Online Auction Coming Soon!
Posted Friday, Nov 30, 2012
Thank you to everyone who helped to make Benefit 2013 Family Fun Night a success. Up next - the online auction, which begins Monday, December 3 at noon. Watch this space for your link to view and bid on all available items. Until then, you may view the preview packet here.
ASH Community Donates 100 Thanksgiving Baskets
Posted Thursday, Nov 29, 2012
Thank you to all the students, families and faculty/staff who participated in the collection of canned and non-perishable items for Lighthouse of Oakland County’s Thanksgiving baskets. We were able to provide 100 full baskets, 60 pies and nearly $2,200 toward the purchase of turkeys for families in need.
Catherine Dritsas Inducted into US Lacrosse Michigan Hall of Fame
Posted Friday, Nov 16, 2012
On November 10, former Sacred Heart Athletic Director, coach, Middle School Head and teacher, Catherine Dritsas, was inducted into the United States Lacrosse Michigan Chapter Hall of Fame. She joins ASH's Athletic Director, Debbe Pavle, former coach, Vicki Oakley, and Gabriela Juocys (ASH’98 and Boston University’02). Congratulations!