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Lulu Westbrooks-Griffin

Civil rights activist speaks with Greenwich Time

Convent of the Sacred Heart held its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day prayer service last Friday. Civil rights activist and poet Lulu Westbrooks-Griffin was the keynote speaker. After the service, Westbrooks-Griffin sat down for an interview with Greenwich Time. Here are excerpts from the interview with Westbrooks-Griffin. WESTBROOKS-GRIFFIN ON HER PUBLIC SPEAKING “I’ve […] [Read More]
Sacred Heart A Wonderful Life

Sacred Heart to put on radio-play performances of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

“It’s a Wonderful Life” is one of the perennial favorites of the holiday season. Watching the 1946 Frank Capra classic never gets old. Well, here’s a new way to see it: in person. You can be part of a live radio audience and watch some top local performers put on their own interpretation. Convent of […] [Read More]
Mary Grace and Olsen Twins

Sacred Heart senior does good works, meets Olsen twins

Convent of the Sacred Heart senior Mary Grace Henry is a successful entrepreneur whose social business, Reverse The Course, helps girls pursue an education. And she has not even turned 18. Henry is a recipient this year of a World of Children Award, one of the most prestigious for nonprofit and philanthropic work. She was […] [Read More]

Float like a butterfly: Mexico-bound monarchs released at Sacred Heart

What do Greenwich and Mexico have in common? Well, for one, they are respectively the once and future homes of a certain group of monarch butterflies. Kathy Failla, the school’s director of public relations and communications, describes the origins of the monarchs’ southward flight following report: “Monarch butterflies began their long journey from Greenwich to […] [Read More]
Sacred Heart Columbia Press Association

Sacred Heart earns gold from Columbia Press Association

Convent of the Sacred Heart’s student newspaper, the King Street Chronicle, has won a gold medal for the 2013-1014 academic year from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Sacred Heart is the first and only school with an online newspaper in Greenwich to win this distinction from the Columbia Press Association, according to Sacred Heart officials. The […] [Read More]
Sacred Heart Commended Students

Sacred Heart students recognized in Merit Scholarship Program

Seven Convent of the Sacred Heart seniors have been recognized as Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. They are: Sarah Banker, Concetta Brusco, Jennifer Esposito, Katherine Hill, Emily Hirshorn, Grace McKenney and Sheila Moran. “This recognition will broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success,” […] [Read More]

Greenwich schools’ start times (w/video)

In yesterday’s  print and e-editions, Greenwich Time examined the debate over the start time of Greenwich High School. If you’re interested to see how Greenwich High’s start time compares to those of other schools in Greenwich and neighboring towns and cities, check out the list below: Here’s a look at the start times for Greenwich […] [Read More]

Greenwich schools’ Merit Scholarship semifinalists: worth comparing?

In case you missed it, here’s the Greenwich Time article about Greenwich’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists this year. 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

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

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]