Extracurricular Programs & Traditions

In addition to a rigorous academic program and our Extended Day Program, Sacred Heart School proudly offers other extracurricular opportunities and clubs for our students, including, but not limited to:

  • Student Council
  • Annual Science Fair
  • Annual Spelling Bee
  • Book-it Partner Reading Program
  • Math Club (classroom-specific)
  • Art Club
  • Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball
  • LEGO Robotics
  • Drama Club
  • Glee Club/Choir
  • Piano Lessons
  • Instrumental Lessons/School Band (bells, clarinet, drums, flute, saxophone, trombone, trumpet)

Sacred Heart students also participate in a variety of regional programs and activities with other local Catholic schools, including the regional Science Fair, the regional Spelling Bee, and other inter-school social events.

Traditions

In addition to our First Friday liturgies and monthly service projects, the school year at Sacred Heart is also accentuated with a number of beloved traditions, including:

  • Halloween Spooktacular: A Home & School-sponsored event for PreK-Grade 4 with interactive games, contests, prizes, costumes, and more!
  • Thanksgiving Feast: Kindergarten and Grade 1 re-enact the First Thanksgiving with a luncheon feast of their own.
  • Santa’s Workshop: A festive day of holiday gift shopping for all students.
  • Christmas Concert: A school-wide musical celebration of the Christmas season. A can’t-miss!
  • Catholic Schools Week: A week-long celebration of Catholic education, featuring special days and gestures of appreciation for school teachers, parents, and students.
  • Read Across America: We celebrate Read Across America Day (March 2) and National Reading Month (March) with guest readers, reading challenges and other book-themed celebrations.
  • Spring Concert/Grandparents’ Day/Art Fair: A celebration of our students’ work in the art room coupled with classroom visits by students’ grandparents and the annual spring concert.
  • Field Day: Most SHS students’ favorite day of the year!
  • Grade 8 Class Trip to Washington, D.C.
  • Graduation (8th Grade)
  • Last Day of School Liturgy/Moving Up Ceremony: A special end-of-year ceremony to honor student accomplishments and celebrate and bless the transition of all students to their new classrooms for the next school year.