On April 20th SHCS, Kindergarten classes went to IJAMS Nature Center. The “Five Senses” Discovery Program provided great opportunities to enhance our science curriculum involving pond life, insects, animals, and plants. Our children had a chance to explore shapes, textures, smells and sounds found in a natural environment; to demonstrate that forests and fields are […]
As part of their pbl on sacred space, our second graders met with Mr. Tom Greer to see the floor plans of the new Cathedral. They were able to look down on the large plans and get a bird’s eye view of how the rooms will look. On Tuesday, the second graders met with Mrs. Mary […]
Spend Summer Soaring at Sacred Heart! Club Eagle offers a full summer camp program for working parents. Summer camp is available Monday through Friday from 7:30am-6:00 pm. Part-time plans are also available. Campers will enjoy arts and crafts, outdoor play, games and field trips (including roller and ice skating, bowling, Putt-Putt, movies, swimming, Pump-It-Up, […]
Sacred Heart had a few 7th graders recognized last week at Thompson-Boling Arena for their outstanding science fair projects. Grayson Belt received the Air Force Award recognizing the most Outstanding Project in the Junior Division. His project was titled, Ice Cold Meltdown and tested a variety of chemical substances used in de-icing. Eliza Ainsworth was […]
As part of our whole-school project-based learning exercise on sacred space, 7th-graders are investigating the role of light in our new Cathedral. Facilities Administrator Tom Greer took the students on a tour of the Cathedral so they could see for themselves the intentional plan for light in the Cathedral, including the orientation of the Cathedral, […]
This past Wednesday we celebrated Ash Wednesday. Parents and Students at Sacred Heart, worshiped alongside each other, on one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer. The tradition of Ash Wednesday began during the papacy of Gregory the Great over […]
Sacred Heart students from 3rd, 4th and 5th grades put on two short dramatic productions: Jonah and the Giant Fish and The Little Hut in the Woods. Drama instructor John Tourtellotte put together a great show in a coffee-house setting. This cast has a bright future on the stage!
Fourth-grade students are focusing on the Altar for this year’s PBL on Sacred Space. Fr. David discussed the many types of altars with students and where these will be located within the new Cathedral. The two main altars discussed were the Altar of Sacrifice and the Altar of Reservation. He shared the design of the […]
The 26th annual Sacred Heart Cathedral School’s National Junior Honor Society induction ceremony was held on Wednesday, February 15th. Seven eighth-graders and thirty-one seventh graders were individually presented NJHS certificates and pins by Mrs. Maki and Mr. Breen. The new inductees were also congratulated by Father David Boettner, Father Joe Reed, and Father Author Torres. […]
As we continue to enjoy Catholic Schools Week here at Sacred Heart, let’s celebrate the universal church represented in our beautiful school and the 15 languages spoken in our community. Our Father International Sacred Heart Cathedral School Knoxville. Happy Student and Family Appreciation Day!