School News for December 7th, 2017

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Parent Notes & Reminders

The 7-12th Class Challenge Food Drive runs through next Tuesday, December 12th. Juniors have set the bar high and currently hold the lead. Food items will be counted at the end of each day with points awarded to the top classes daily. At the end of the food drive, the class with the most daily points will win the challenge!


Cell Phone reminder: All students are reminded that they are to leave their phones in their lockers. Phones are not to be on students at any point during a school day. If they are and seen by a staff member they will be taken and a violation recorded. In the situation of bad weather, regardless of the age of your child, parents are asked to contact the school office directly so that we can track who is leaving at what time with whom. It is very important that we know where everyone is in order keep our students safe. 



St. Nicholas visited students yesterday sharing a bit about his story and the great gift that was given to us at Christmas. View video from the visit HERE.





Nominations are open for the Sacred Heart Athletic Hall of Fame! Know an individual, team, or business that has made a positive contribution to the legacy of Sacred Heart Athletics? Nominate them NOW online HERE.


A reminder from the Advancement Office to keep selling your fundraising calendars! ALL CALENDAR SALES DUE JAN. 7th as we prepare for the drawing. Questions? Contact Courtney in the Advancement Office at 218-773-0877 or at



Congratulation to the Robotics team on a Second-Place finish in the Thief River Falls Robotics Tournament on Saturday! The team was ranked 3rd of 47 teams and UNDEFEATED (6-0) going into the championship. The team also received the “Energy Award” for showing the most enthusiasm and spirit in robots! The Robotics team has qualified for the State Robotics Tournament! 


Christmas Programs

Congrats to our 3rd and 4th graders on their wonderful performance of their Christmas program, 'Twas the Year Before Christmas!


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 AM - Dec. 20th at 9:50 a.m.

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

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


Performance in Classroom

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


Science Fair at SHS


Sacred Heart 7-10th & Environmental Science students will be presenting their 2017 Science fair projects to parents and the public! Presentation of projects will occur after the conclusion of judging.


Monday, December 18th

Sacred Heart Small Gymnasium

12:35-2:30 p.m.




Activities & Athletics Update


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The Sacred Heart Athletic Club is in need of filling an open position on our board. Please strongly consider this as we are needing an individual who is willing to help us with the direction we need to move in our financial endeavors to support the athletes of Sacred Heart. If you are willing please contact Wayne at


Little Eagles (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

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


The wrestling team beat Grafton 60-14 Tuesday night. Will Rohrich and Grant Sullivan both won by a pin. Will pinned in 2:53 and Grant Sullivan in 5:49.

The boys basketball (2-0) team defeated their cross-town rival, the Green Wave, 96-86 in a very fast-paced game Tuesday night. The Eagles were led by Jordan Tomkinson with 40 points and 9 rebounds, Jack Gerber 20 points and 15 rebounds, Evan Sczepanski 10 points and 11 rebounds and Brenden Bethke had 17 points. View WDAZ highlights.


The girls basketball team (4-0) picked up a win on the road Tuesday night beating the Freeze 43-19 behind a solid team defensive performance. Maddi Mitzel led the Eagles in scoring with 11 points, Jessica Remer added 9 points and 7 steals, Ivy Edwards had 6 steals and dished out 4 assists while Sydney Lloyd grabbed 7 rebounds. Other players also stepped up on defense and did well pushing the ball up the court.


All girls basketball teams are traveling to Fisher today to play the Knights. The junior high departs at 3:30 and JV and varsity at 5:00. There will NOT be morning practice for the 9th-12th grade girls tomorrow. There will be a short practice after school before the boys C squad game.


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Don't Miss It!


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 for Feast of the Immaculate Conception (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)


Saturday, December 9th

• JH Boys Basketball Tournament (Both Gyms)

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

• Boys Swimming at Fargo Davis Meet (Fargo Davis HS)

• Gymnastics at Bismarck (Bismarck Gymnastics Academy)

Sunday, December 10th


• 3:00pm. Archery Club Practice (Small Gym)

• 5:30pm Blue Christmas Service (Church & Social Hall)

Monday, December 11th

• 4:30/5:30 7/8th BBB vs EGF Central MS (Small Gym)

• 4:30/5:30 7/8th GBB vs EGF Central MS (Big Gym)

• 7:00pm Advent Penance Service (Church)

Tuesday, December 12th

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

• 4:30/5:00/5:30/6:00/7:30 7/C/8/JV/V BBB vs Stephen-Argyle Central (HOME)

• 6:00pm Chess Club (Room 212)

Wednesday, December 13th

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

• 6:30pm Religious Education Classes

Thursday, December 14th

• 8:30am Elementary Mass (Church)

• 4:30/5:30pm 7/8th vs Crookston (HOME)

• 6:30 5th & 6th grade Christmas Program (Auditorium)

Friday, December 15th

• 8:30am High School Mass (Church)

• 2:00pm Kindergarten Gingerbread House Celebration (Social Hall)

• 4:30/5:30/6:00/7:30 7/8/JV/V vs KCC (HOME)