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On May 29th, The Sacred Heart School of Montreal grade 11 student, Olivia Iorio will be shaving her head for cancer, at the school, in honour of her cousin, Vincenzo, who was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a cancer that forms in different types of nerve tissues. “From then on, I knew right away what I had to do and that I did not want to back down!” said Olivia. Sadly, Vincenzo passed away in April - he was 8 years old.
Saying it had become abundantly clear that Christine Schmidt, who’d served as interim principal since the start of the current school year, is the right person for the job at this point in Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart’s history, Head of School Meg Steele has made it official by removing the word “interim” from Schmidt’s title.
April 27 marked the beginning of the 41st Associated Alumnae & Alumni of the Sacred Heart National Conference (AASH), which included three afternoon panels featuring alumni of Sacred Heart schools who are making an impact in arts and entertainment, technology and as Olympic athletes.
The "Creating the Future with Technology" panel, led by retired longtime Convent & Stuart Hall dean and faculty member Joanna Gallegos, featured an impressive lineup of industry leaders, including two Convent & Stuart Hall alumni:
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart received best music department designation along with other top awards at the WorldStrides OnStage Heritage Festival, April 21-23, in Boston.
Twenty-one Convent & Stuart Hall representatives, selected from all four divisions through an application process last spring, traveled to Cuba on a first-of-its-kind study trip over winter break.
On a week-long trip to Italy, high school students explored sprawling Roman ruins, ancient architecture, art museums, cultural landmarks and the world's smallest country, Vatican City.
Katie Ledecky Inducted Into Maryland Women's Hall of Fame