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!
Our all-school “Know Your Faith” game was the culminating student event for Catholic Schools Week. All homerooms were divided into two teams (maroon or gold), and competitors for each team came to the buzzers and answered questions on their religion curriculum. It was so fun to see eighth graders cheering for first graders and vice […]
SHCS is really pleased to announce the start of our dance program this week! Dance is open to students in grades three through eight and is offered after school on Tuesdays. Mrs. Emily Archer, veteran dance instructor and our fifth- grade math and science teacher, teaches a variety of dance styles in this fun extracurricular. […]
In kindergarten, Molly Kalafsky has dual citizenship – American and Australian. Her mother, Mrs. Kalafsky is Australian. Yesterday, January 26 was “Australia Day”. Mrs. Kalafsky came to our classroom today and along with Molly taught us about Australia and the holiday “Australia Day”. They brought wonderful visual aids and shared information about: the American and […]
Today, Sergeant Major Sparks spoke to the 8th-grade about different aspects of today’s military compared to the military during WWII (the 1940’s) through real life experience in the modern Army. SGM Sparks explained how the military has changed; for example, aspects dealing with communications and the Tuskegee Airmen. He also explained his experiences while stationed […]