Senior Lauren McDermott presented a rare gift to the Sacred Heart community during the annual feast day liturgy in honor of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne. Lauren took on the challenge to re-imagine the image of St. Rose Philippine as commissioned by the school’s Formation to Mission leadership team. Read more in the November 21 eNews >
ASH Community Donates More Than 80 Thanksgiving Baskets
Posted Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
Many thanks to all the students, families and faculty/staff who participated in the collection of canned and non-perishable items for Lighthouse of Oakland County. We provided 81 full Thanksgiving baskets and $2,500 toward the purchase of turkeys for families and neighbors in need.
"Uncovering Youth Depression Blind Spots" on Monday, November 24
Posted Friday, Nov 21, 2014
ASH will welcome Jeff Edwards, board chair of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's metro Detroit/Ann Arbor chapter, on Monday, November 24 at 6 p.m. Edwards will offer insight and perspective on mental illness, youth depression and suicide. The event is free and open to the public. View flyer >
11th Hour Theatre Company Presents "Fools" on November 21 and 22
Posted Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014
ASH's 11th Hour Theatre Company invites the public to attend its performance of Neil Simon's Fools on Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Tickets for this student production are $10 each at the door. Read press release
Lions Recycle for Sight at ASH
Posted Thursday, Nov 6, 2014
We've partnered with Lions Club International to offer eyeglass collection boxes at the Portry, Field House and Lower School Circle entrances. Please consider donating your used glasses; most are distributed to people in need in developing countries. The boxes will be available throughout the year for your convenience.
Students, Faculty Honored at Prep Bowl
Posted Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
During the Catholic High School League/Catholic Youth Organization Prep Bowl on October 25, several students were honored as Academic All-Stars: Stella Betrus'17, Tara Cuckovich'16, Lauren Dumas'15, Sydney Falle'17, Sarah Panone'15, Amanda Petzold'15 and Sarah Sitto'16. Faculty members were recognized for their service to Catholic schools: Lisa Cuckovich (20 years), Stephanie Hamilton (15 years) and Susan Volk (10 years).
Varsity Field Hockey Captures CHSL Championship!
Posted Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014
On Saturday, October 11, the Upper School field hockey team captured the Catholic High School League tournament championship, scoring an overtime win against Marian. The winning goal came from Bailey Seklar'15, who was also named "All League" with classmate Lydia Farina. Juniors Molly Lynch and Gretchen Lemon were named "All Catholic", and Sarah Panone'15 was named "All Academic." Congratulations!
Upper School Open House on November 6
Posted Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
Families considering local high schools are invited to connect with the Upper School for Girls on Thursday, November 6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with faculty and students, tour the school, and interact with alumnae during a panel discussion at 7 p.m. Read more
Senior Named National Achievement Scholarship Program Semifinalist
Posted Friday, Sep 26, 2014
Academy of the Sacred Heart is proud to announce that senior Kaylyn Lindsey has been named a Semifinalist in the 51st annual National Achievement Scholarship Program. Read more in the eNews.
Dr. Bob Sornson to Present "Helping Children Develop Self-Regulation and Empathy"
Posted Friday, Sep 19, 2014
Nationally-known expert Bob Sornson, Ph.D. will present “Helping Children Develop Self-Regulation and Empathy” on Tuesday, October 14 at 7 p.m. There is no charge to attend the presentation, or the afterglow that will follow; RSVPs are requested at www.ashmi.org/empathy. Read press release >
Local Students Invited to 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Posted Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014
Local students in Grades 3-6 are invited to participate in a 3-on-3 basketball tournament taking place on Friday, October 10 at ASH. Teams of 3 or 4 players in third and fourth grade will compete from 6-7:30 p.m., and players in fifth and sixth grade will compete from 7:30-9 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Learn more and register here.
Fathers & Feathers Event to Benefit Faculty/Staff Retirement Fund
Posted Sunday, Sep 7, 2014
On Thursday, October 9, trustees Dan Carroll and Dale Watchowski will host the second annual Fathers & Feathers event benefiting the Sacred Heart Faculty and Staff Retirement Fund at The Huntsman Hunt Club in Dryden. Learn more and register here.
ASH Hires Jill Rafferty as Director of Advancement
Posted Thursday, Sep 4, 2014
The Academy of the Sacred Heart announced that Jill Rafferty of Clarkston has been hired as Director of Advancement. Read press release
On Sunday, September 7 at 10 a.m., the athletic booster club will sponsor the Heart of Oak V Vicki Oakley Memorial 5K Run, 5K Family Fun Walk and Kids Run. Proceeds support the Gail Purtan Ovarian Cancer Research Fund at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and the Academy's athletic programs. Register today or read press release here.
Polly Fisher Named Early Childhood Program Director
Posted Monday, Jul 21, 2014
The Academy of the Sacred Heart announced that Polly Fisher of Bloomfield Hills has assumed leadership of the Early Childhood Program, effective July 1. Read press release
ASH families looking for students' summer work, or the documents and information you will need to begin the 2014-2015 school year, may visit the Forms page. From there, be sure to visit your learning community pages, too.
Barbara Brown Lopiccolo '62 Receives Wansboro Award
Posted Saturday, May 31, 2014
During the Annual Spring Reunion Liturgy, Barbara Brown Lopiccolo'62 received the 2014 Wansboro Award. Lopiccolo has served ASH for the past 29 years, and has been the Admissions Director since 1988. Her involvement extends to our local, national and international alumnae/alumni communities. Click here to read more.
2014 Valedictorian, Salutatorian Named
Posted Friday, May 2, 2014
The Academy of the Sacred Heart is proud to recognize Rosemary O'Brien as the valedictorian of the Class of 2014, and Kalen Cobb as the salutatorian. The valedictory address will be given during the commencement exercises on June 12, with the salutatorian's address presented at Prize Day that morning. Click here to view college acceptances for the Class of 2014.
ASH to Offer Hard Disk Drive Shredding & Electronics Recycling on May 31
Posted Friday, May 2, 2014
ASH will host a hard disk drive shredding and electronics recycling event on Saturday, May 31 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the school’s Field House parking lot. Local residents, professionals and businesses are invited to responsibly dispose of unwanted hard drives and electronics. For a nominal fee of $10, hard drives will be shredded using a service that exceeds all data destruction mandates. Click here for details or register here.
MSG, US Students Perform with Madrigal Chorale on April 27
Posted Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
On Sunday, April 27 at 4 p.m., the Madrigal Chorale will present "A Collection of Our Favorite Songs," a spring concert and silent auction fundraiser, at ASH. The Upper School Concert Choir and Middle School for Girls Advanced Choir will perform as special guests. For more information, click here.
Posted Saturday, Apr 5, 2014
Thank you to everyone who made Benefit en Blanc, a flASH mob for the sophisticated set, a night to remember! Special thanks to chairs Ryan and Maya Marsh and the Benefit Steering Committee for their support of the Academy of the Sacred Heart. Your generosity truly makes a difference in the lives of our students.
Barat, Alumnae Scholarships Awarded
Posted Friday, Apr 4, 2014
ASH has announced seven merit scholarship winners for the 2014-2015 school year. Those honored to date are incoming ninth graders, receiving Barat or Alumnae Scholarships. Click here to read the press release or learn more about our scholarships on the Affording Sacred Heart page.
Fourth Annual Ryan Rocks Blood Drive at ASH
Posted Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
Did you know that a pint of blood can save up to three lives? Mark your calendar for the fourth annual Ryan Rocks Blood Drive on Monday, May 12 from noon - 6 p.m. This year's goal is 46 donors!
Benefit en Blanc is Saturday, April 5
Posted Monday, Mar 31, 2014
Benefit en Blanc, a flASH mob for the sophisticated set, will take place on Saturday, April 5 at Detroit Mercantile (3434 Russell St., Detroit 48207). Click here to view the preview packet.
Bid Now in the Benefit en Blanc Online Auction
Posted Monday, Mar 24, 2014
Click here to view and bid on a selection of silent auction items, as well as a few live auction items available at a Buy-It-Now price. Once they're gone, they're gone! The online auction closes Monday, March 31 at noon. Then the fun continues at the main event on Saturday, April 5 at Detroit Mercantile (3434 Russell St., Detroit 48207). View all of our live auction items in the preview packet and RSVP today!
Project Term 2014 - Celebrating 40 Years!
Posted Friday, Mar 21, 2014
From March 22-April 1, Upper School students and faculty will be exploring our world through a variety of Project Term experiences taking place locally, nationally and globally. Since 1974, Project Term has been an integral part of the Upper School curriculum. Learn more, and follow each group's hands-on learning at www.ashmi.org/pt.