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SHSH Proves to be a STEM Powerhouse

What an aweSTEM display! Many of our students wrote the first-ever Atlantic Science Links Association (ASLA) Science Contest exam, and Sacred Heart came out as the big winner, taking six of the top nine awards in the province!
The ASLA exam is composed of Nova Scotia Department of Education STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) curriculum content, curated by provincial experts in these industries. Nearly 2,000 Nova Scotian students in grades 7-9 participated in the contest, and the top three students in each grade category were awarded a monetary prize. We’d like to congratulate the following students on their incredible academic achievement:

Grade 7:
1st place - Devin Huang
2nd place - John Hamil
Top 10 finishes: Maya Boyd, Tommy Deng, Hannah Sarty, Aidan Eisan

Grade 8:
2nd place - Rory Clyburne
Top 10 finishes: Brandon Powell, Malcolm Morency

Grade 9:
1st place - Isabel Casey
2nd place - Will Cooper
3rd place - William MacDonald

Special thanks to our amazing science and math teachers: Sara Spears, Gordon MacKinnon, Janne Tamblyn Lee, Erin Guthro, and Kathleen Bekkers for helping our students tackle this exam with courage and confidence!

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