#3DNYC - Diversity, Differences, and Dialogue - Using dialogue training, direct service, and reflection to help students dive deeper into the 8 social identifiers of diversity. The purpose of this project is to educate students on identity, differences, and the importance of dialogue. Specifically, the program aims to: educate students on the 8 social identifiers of diversity (age, race, ethnicity, ability, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status), as well as teach them that diversity and identity are relevant to all introduce the foundations of dialogue and encourage students to use these skills through reflection and direct service provide students with a foundation to design a platform for all network students to dialogue about differences.
On Saturday, April 6th, seniors Sarah Conway, Daniella Fadjoh, Abigail Loranca, and Grace Magnotta participated in Lead Like a Girl: A Conference for Risk Takers and Changemakers at Stuart Country Day School in Princeton, New Jersey. For the past two years, these students created and shaped Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr’s Courageous Conversations program. They were chosen to present in two portions of the conference, with Daniella and Abigail speaking on a panel for teenage leadership and Sarah and Grace sharing information in an expo hall. The all-day event offered inspirational keynote speakers, as well as meaningful panels and workshops.
Academy of the Sacred Heart - Bloomfield Hills, MI
Project Term 2019 is officially in the books; stay tuned for a complete wrap-up. Until then, you can learn more about this unique program and look back at this year's educational journeys at https://www.ashmi.org
Sadé Clacken Joseph ’07 is transforming her passion for storytelling into a successful and inspiring career in the media world. She is a filmmaker, music video director, photographer, and singer-songwriter whose most recent film was selected for the Tribeca Film Festival.
Academy of the Sacred Heart, The Rosary - New Orleans, LA
Upper School financial literacy students at the Academy of the Sacred Heart presented business plans for their own "dream coffee shop" during the third annual Sacred Heart "Shark Tank" on April 15. Through the financial literacy course, students learned about all aspects of running a small business and becoming financially literate—beneficial 21st-century skills, regardless of one's career.
Our Sixth Class students, along with their parents, participated in a Poverty Simulation as part of the Academy’s Goal Three initiative, which states, “Schools of the Sacred Heart commit themselves to educate to a social awareness which impels to action.“
As part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, The Sacred Heart School of Montreal prepares and inspires its students to be active, informed, and responsible citizens. Every important event at school begins with the recognition that The Sacred Heart School of Montreal is located on unceded Indigenous lands; that as an inclusive and open minded place of learning, we are committed to learning about past events; and that the St. Lawrence Iroquoians, the Mohawk, and the Huron-Wendat Nations are recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather. In this spirit, the all girls English Catholic high school recently invited three indigenous speakers to speak to staff and students.
Today, on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Saint Oscar Romero, Rose Marie Quilter, RSCJ, writes, “It’s an ideal moment to ponder the call of Moses, God’s call to each of us personally and our call, together, as a community of faith in today’s world.”
Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools. Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.