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Cristina Baptista

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]
Sacred Heart Madrigals

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]

Greenwich Scholastic Art Award winners

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The collection of winning pieces in one of the state’s top student art competitions does not lack Greenwich oeuvres this year. More than two dozen of the 623 entries recognized in the 2014 Connecticut Scholastic Art Awards come from Greenwich students, including pupils from Greenwich High School, Greenwich Academy and Convent of the Sacred Heart. Greenwich High […] [Read More]

Convent of the Sacred Heart statement on teacher arrest

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Convent of the Sacred Heart has released the following statement about the arrest Tuesday of Sacred Heart teacher Michael Maida: “On January 23, 2014, the Greenwich Police Department informed the Convent of the Sacred Heart of an investigation they had opened into a reported incident that allegedly took place in the fall of 2009 between […] [Read More]
Left to right, back row --Virginia Blessing, Christina Paolicelli, Grace Isford.
Left to right, front row  -- Stephanie Mellert, Jennifer Esposito, Sarah McDonald, Abby Smith, Marissa Licursi, Jane Mikus. 
Also in the photo are Jayne Collins, at left, head of the Upper School at Sacred heart, and the team’s advisor and coach, Upper School faculty member Paul Grisanti.

Convent of the Sacred Heart hosts debate tournament

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Convent of the Sacred Heart’s speech and debate team recorded several strong performances Feb. 1, as it hosted at their King Street campus 300 students for the New York Catholic Forensic League’s February contest. “Twenty CSH students and 10 team parents provided hospitality of the first order,” said UpperSchool faculty member Paul Grisanti, the team’s […] [Read More]