School News for December 1st, 2017

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Parent Notes & Reminders

9-12th students planning to go on the Beyond the Classroom trip to Washington DC need to get their $200 deposit to Mr. Andrys by Monday, Dec 4th. If you would like more information on the trip see Mr. Andrys.


Church Announcement:

Beginning December 1st, the external doors to the Church will be locked all day, except for before and after daily Masses, school Masses, and weddings and funerals. This is for the protection of the Parish Staff as well as our School. The Church itself will still be available if you wish to pray during the day, we just ask that you use door number 1 and enter the Church through the gathering space.




All Seniors with a cumulative GPA above 3.0 who have participated in Fine Arts and Athletics are encouraged to apply for the AAA Award. One boy and one girl will represent Sacred Heart at the awards banquet and the State winner will receive a 4-year $1000 scholarship. Please talk to Mr. Hart or Mr. Karas for details on how to apply. Applications are due by Dec. 21st. 


Juniors who have held leadership positions, participate in school-sponsored athletics and fine arts, actively take part in community service or volunteering are encouraged to apply for the ExCell Award. One boy and one girl will represent Sacred Heart. The State Excell winners will be highlighted on television during the State Basketball Tournaments. Please talk to Mr. Hart or Mr. Karas for details on how to apply. Applications are due by December 14th.

Upcoming Christmas Programs

3rd & 4th - December 5th at 6:30 p.m.

5th & 6th - December 14th at 6:30 p.m.

Kindergarten - December 19th at 2:00 p.m.

1st & 2nd - December 19th at 6:30 p.m.


Auditorium Performances for Preschool

Little Saints - December 20th at 9:50 a.m.

Little Saints - December 20th at 1:50 p.m.

Little Angels - December 21st at 9:50 a.m.


Performance in Classroom

Little Angels - December 21st at 1:50 p.m.

2018 Car Raffle

Grand Prize: 2017 FORD FOCUS S

(Valued at $18,745)

1st Prize - $500

2nd Prize - $250

3rd Prize - $100


Drawing will be held April 14th. Need not be present to win. Winner is responsible for registration, licenses, title, & taxes.
Must be 18 years old to purchase a raffle ticket. Tickets purchased do not constitute a charitible donation.


Car Raffle at SHS


Raffle tickets were sent home last week for each family with their youngest child.


This year Sacred Heart is excited to be raffling a NEW CAR for its annual raffle sponsored by Lithia Ford of Grand Forks! Each ticket is $20. Sold and unsold tickets are due Friday, April 13 with the drawing for the car on Saturday, April 14th at Sacred Heart's Spring Fling “A Night at the Oscars.” 100% of each ticket sold can be credited towards your family fundraising commitment! If you need additional tickets they will be available in the Parish Office or you can have them sent home with your student by emailing Courtney Scheving at


Activities & Athletics Update


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Little Eagle (1st & 2nd Grade Basketball) Saturday Morning Skills

This basketball program will focus on teaching the proper techniques and skills to beginning basketball players. These sessions will teach dribbling, shooting, passing and all the fundamentals while the kids are having a BLAST!!! Fun and Fundamentals are the keys. Regisration & More Information is available HERE.


Youth Basketball Teams Play at Varsity Games

3rd Grade Boys – December 1st vs. Clearbrook Gonvick HS
4th Grade Boys – December 26th vs. Warren Alvarado Oslo HS
5th Grade Boys – January 11th vs. Fisher/Climax HS
3rd Grade Girls – January 16th vs. Fisher/Climax HS
4th Grade Girls – January 22nd vs. Warren Alvarado Oslo HS
5th Grade Girls – January 29th vs. Northern Freeze
6th Grade Girls – February 1st vs. Goodridge/Grygla HS
6th Grade Boys – February 13th vs. Northwood/Hatton HS


For question on youth athletics contact Blake Karas at


On Tuesday night, the wrestling team beat Devils Lake 40-21, Will Rohrich won his match in a 6-3 decision and Grant Sullivan lost a close one.  The Wrestlers are heading to the Wahpeton tournament today.
The boys basketball team has their season opener tonight, playing the Clearbrook-Gonvik Bears at home. The JV tips off at 6:00 followed by the Varsity at 7:30.

Girls basketball is now 2-0 with wins over Crookston on Monday and Grafton last night. The girl's basketball team beat the Spoilers 56-49 last night with a great team effort of defense and passing the ball. Sydney Lloyd lead the Eagles in scoring with 19 points and 8 rebounds, Jessica Remer added 13 points and grabbed 9 rebounds, Maddi Mitzel added 10 points, Katelyn Rudolph pulled down 9 rebounds and Ivy Edwards dished out 8 assists and had 4 steals. The girls are traveling to Glyndon tomorrow to play Breckenridge at 12:30. The bus will depart at 10:00am.


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Advancement Office Fundraisers  

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SCRIP is just gift cards. Sacred Heart buys gift cards through a partnership at a discounted rate then sells the gift cards at face value. Sacred Heart receives the difference as profit.



  • Parish Office M-F 8:00 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
  • After weekend Masses.
  • At the Elementary Door M-F 3:15 p.m.—3:45 p.m.

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Don't Miss It!


Friday, December 1st

• 4:00pm Wrestling V at Wahpeton Tournament (Wahpeton HS)

• 5:00pm Gymnastics vs Fargo (American Gold Gymnastics, Fargo, ND)

• 6:00/7:30pm BB JV/V vs Clearbrook-Gonvick (HOME)

Saturday, December 2nd

• Youth Basketball

• JV/V Wrestling at Hillsboro Tournament (Hillsboro HS)

• 9:00am First Reconciliation (Church)

• 12:30pm V GBB @Breckenridge (Dilworth-Glyndon Felton HS)

Sunday, December 3rd



Monday, December 4th

• 6:00pm Women's Ministry Christmas Wine & Cheese Event (Social Hall) MORE INFO

Tuesday, December 5th

• 8:00am-9:00pm Adoration available (Church)

• 4:30/5:30pm BBB JH @RLC

• 4:45/5:45pm/6:00/7:30pm GBB 7/8/JV/V vs N. Freeze (MCC HS - Newfolden)

• 5:00/6:00/7:30pm BBB C/JV/V vs EGF (HOME)

• 6:30pm 3&4th Christmas Program (Auditorium)

Wednesday, December 6th

• 7:30am Student Council Meeting

• 3:20pm Children's Choir Rehearsal (Choir Room)

• 5:00pm Clay Creche Make-Up Session (Art Room)

• 5:30pm Knights of Columbus Meeting (Social Hall, Back)

• 6:30pm Religious Education Classes

• 7:30pm Athletic Club Meeting (Social Hall)

Thursday, December 7th

• 4:30/5:30/6:00/7:30pm GBB 7/8/JV/V vs Fisher (Fisher HS)

Friday, December 8th


• 8:30am All School Mass (Church)

• JV/V Wrestling at Sertoma Tournament (GF Central HS)

• Gymnastics vs Dickinson (Dickinson HS)

• 4:30/5:00/5:30/6:00/7:00 7/C/8/JV/V BBB vs Northern Freeze (HOME)