News

Feast of St. Madeleine Sophie Barat

Feast of St. Madeleine Sophie Barat

Today we celebrated our beloved foundress —St. Madeleine Sophie Barat —  with not one, but two simultaneous celebrations. A full school liturgy for Grades 3-12 was held in the Original Gym, officiated by Fr. Jim Richards, and a second ceremony was held for our...

The Tradition Continues

The Tradition Continues

Tuesday afternoon saw a passing of the leadership torch from our Grade 12 Barat Academy students to our Grade 11s during our cherished Last Will and Testament ceremony. Stories, smiles, laughter, tears, and words of wisdom, encouragement, and respect were passed...

Arts And Athletic Awards Ceremony

Arts And Athletic Awards Ceremony

Early this week, our Senior School student-athletes and performing art students were recognized at our annual Arts and Athletics Award Ceremony. Sharks stepped up to the podium representing a range of sports, from Cross County to Badminton, and even the newest...

Old Boys, Old Girls, Big Hearts

Old Boys, Old Girls, Big Hearts

It was a trip down memory lane this past Friday as we welcomed alums to our annual Alum Day. Comprised of four key events, the day began with an Afternoon Tea, where former students of all ages sipped, clinked, and chatted about where they were, where they were going,...

Senior School Art And Music Show

Senior School Art And Music Show

The halls of our School are still shining brightly, brimming with both colour and excellence, from last week's Senior School Art and Music Show. Mediums such as charcoal, paint, pencil, and handcrafted Veneziana masks – elaborate as they are ornate – were featured,...

Well, That Was Magical!

Well, That Was Magical!

Thanks to our many sponsors, donors, supporters, volunteers and attendees, this year’s Big Hearts Bursary Benefit was a resounding success! From the decor to the meal, the music to the remarks, the auction to the raffle, it was a memorable evening as our Sacred Heart...

As Gleeful As They Are Marvelous, The Wonderettes

As Gleeful As They Are Marvelous, The Wonderettes

If you were hoping to take a wild ride back in time to when dresses were as fantastical and colourful as the music, our Senior School musical production of The Marvelous Wonderettes - Glee Club Edition would have had you dancing in the aisles!  This past week saw our...

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

Representing the key elements of the Passion of the Christ, our Grade 3 students hosted their Elementary classmates, teachers, and some parents on a pilgrimage around the campus, visiting 14 homemade Stations of the Cross. The Stations represented Christ’s trial,...

Ash Wednesday Services

Ash Wednesday Services

Ash Wednesday, the Holy day of fasting and prayer, signals the start of the Lenten Season and the six weeks of penitence before Easter. Both our Elementary and Senior Schools observed the beginning of this Season through special ceremonies in the Little Theatre and...

The Streets Of Old Québec

The Streets Of Old Québec

From the Côte de Beaupré to the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, our Grade 9 Fountain boys have seen and experienced all of what the old streets have to offer on their annual trip to Quebec City. The sights, sounds, and tastes of the Old City have been magnifique, and...

World Interfaith Harmony Week

World Interfaith Harmony Week

Thirteen years ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted World Interfaith Harmony Week which encourages all interfaith groups and other groups of goodwill to showcase their work and celebrate one another. Taking this to heart, our Grade 4M students led their...

The Great Grade 6 Debate!

The Great Grade 6 Debate!

Celebrating his 20th year as a Sacred Heart debate coach, lauded Haligonian litigator Brian Casey found himself in our halls and classrooms several times throughout January, volunteering his coaching experience and debating...

Epiphany Ends the Christmas Season at SHSH

Epiphany Ends the Christmas Season at SHSH

We celebrated the end of the Christmas Season with our annual Elementary School Epiphany Liturgy led by our Grade 6 classes and celebrated by Fr. Earl Smith. 

Advent Returns Home

Advent Returns Home

For a handful of years, the pandemic has pushed us to be creative in the way we observe and celebrate our customs and traditions, and for the first time since 2019, the Sacred Heart community was able to gather in person to ring in the Advent Season in the warmth of Saint Mary’s Cathedral Basilica.

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Today was a sombre one throughout the School as we spent time reflecting on Remembrance Day and what it means to us. 

Strong Finishes and PB’s at XC Provincials

Strong Finishes and PB’s at XC Provincials

If there were any pre-race jitters at yesterday’s Nova Scotia Cross-Country Provincials, our Sacred Heart team didn’t show it, posting some incredible results and proving to themselves that when they put their hearts and minds to it, they could surpass their...