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Greenwich schools’ Merit Scholarship semifinalists: worth comparing?

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In case you missed it, here’s the Greenwich Time article about Greenwich’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists this year. http://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Greenwich-tops-in-Merit-Scholarship-semifinalists-5746710.php Some might ask whether Greenwich school officials compare their schools’ respective numbers of semifinalists. The answer appears to be no. “We never engage in comparisons with other top public and independent schools on this topic,” said […] [Read More]

Greenwich National Merit Scholarship semifinalists announced

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The National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced today the approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The high-school seniors who reached the semifinals performed exceptionally on pre-SATs and also had to fulfill a number of other requirements. Semifinalists will compete for about 7,600 National Merit Scholarships, worth a total of approximately $33 […] [Read More]

Convent of the Sacred Heart students start school year

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Today marked the start of the school year at Convent of the Sacred Heart. To commemorate the return to classes, students and staff attended a morning-prayer service. The following is an account of the service by Kathleen Failla, the school’s director of public relations and communications: “Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich marked the opening […] [Read More]
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Sacred Heart teacher sets sail on whaleship

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Greenwich teachers are embarking on some exciting adventures this summer. In the case of Cristina Baptista, an English teacher at Convent of the Sacred Heart, she is participating in the 38th Voyage aboard Mystic Seaport’s 1841 whaleship the Charles W. Morgan. Here is her account of the maritime expedition. CRISTINA BAPTISTA: “This summer, I have been […] [Read More]

Sacred Heart graduation set for June 6

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Convent of the Sacred Heart’s graduation is set for Friday, June 6 at 2 p.m. Sixty students in the class of 2014 will graduate. The Rev. George Winzenburg, S.J., president of the Red Cloud Indian School on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, will deliver the commencement speech. Winzenburg has visited Sacred Heart twice […] [Read More]

Sacred Heart student examines human trafficking

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Earlier this month, Convent of the Sacred Heart students staged a protest to speak out against the kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls by the extremist group Boko Haram. http://www.greenwichtime.com/default/article/Sacred-Heart-students-wear-red-in-protest-5467428.php The kidnapping has ignited global outrage and increased focus on the global epidemic of human trafficking. Well before the abduction of the Nigerian girls, however, […] [Read More]
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Sacred Heart students win Cablevision awards

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These students have earned rave reviews from a major name in cable television. Cablevision has announced the winners of its Educational Access Awareness Awards, and middle and upper-school students at Convent of the Sacred Heart won a number of major prizes in the regional competition. This is the seventh consecutive year that Sacred Heart’s upper school student-produced […] [Read More]

Student film festival tomorrow night at Sacred Heart

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Convent of the Sacred Heart will host its fifth annual film festival tomorrow from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the school’s Lennie and John de Csepel Theater at 1177 King Street. The event is free and open to the public. All are invited to view the new documentaries, creative videos and public service announcements […] [Read More]

Sacred Heart to hold student film festival on April 30

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Convent of the Sacred Heart will host its fifth annual film festival on Wednesday, April 30 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the school’s Lennie and John de Csepel Theater at 1177 King Street. The event is free and open to the public. All are invited to view the new documentaries, creative videos and […] [Read More]
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Sacred Heart’s Madrigals to perform at Lincoln Center

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The Madrigals, a Convent of the Sacred Heart singing group, will perform on April 11 at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. The Madrigals feature Upper School students who have auditioned for membership and perform at many concerts and events in Greenwich and elsewhere. They have appeared several times on NBC’s “Today Show” during the Christmas season. […] [Read More]