February 27, 2017
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Speaker John O'Leary

John O'Leary, national bestselling author and speaker, addressed almost 600 high school students from Villa Duchesne and Saint Louis Priory. John, a St. Louis native, was expected to die in 1987, at the age of 9, following a fire that burned 100 percent of his body. Now, he is traveling the world to teach others how to truly live. Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School was able to host the inspirational speakerbecause of the generosity of the Brnjac and Brannan Families.

Airline Capt. Lori Legat Cline, a 1979 graduate of Woodlands Academy in Lake Forest and Waukegan native, was one of four real-life pilots used in the making of the film “Sully,” which was #1 at the box office following its Sept. 9 debut.

Airline Capt. Lori Legat Cline, a 1979 graduate of Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart in Lake Forest, gets to show the world what she does for a living in the Clint Eastwood film “Sully,” which finished Number One at the box office following its Sept. 9 debut in theatres nationwide.


The Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart community gathered to celebrate its multicultural makeup during the annual Flag Ceremony and Liturgy of the Holy Spirit Friday, Sept. 9, at the all-girls college-prep high school in Lake Forest.


Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton Appoints New Director of Early Childhood Education
Nasreen Ikram Hussain will oversee the Preschool & Kindergarten
Sacred Heart student with Chromebook

Beginning this school year, The Sacred Heart School of Montreal becomes the first among private schools in the city to offer all of its students an unlimited, online tutoring service called GradeSlam. GradeSlam is a trusted and innovative Montreal based company whose expert tutors are available for students in every subject area 24/7. 


White House, EPA Honor Sacred Heart Greenwich Educator and Two Students


On August 25, Katie Ledecky ’15 returned to Stone Ridge, her high school home, to visit the younger students in the community. Katie just returned from the Rio 2016 Olympics where she dominated the women's swimming field, winning five medals (four golds and one silver) and breaking her own world records. She started her day at Stone Ridge with an interview with PBS Newshour at the pool. Katie then made a surprise visit to the gym where our Lower and Middle School students were gathered for a special assembly.

We have a new 4PK teacher this year at Regis, Amanda Thorson, and I thought you might be interested in learning her story. She is a Sacred Heart “lifer”-having started at Duchesne Academy in Houston as an infant in the nursery, then as a student and graduate-and now coming full circle to teach at Regis!