School News for December 21st, 2017

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Parent Notes & Reminders

There is no school tomorrow, December 22nd. School will resume January 3rd, 2018!


Merry Christmas from all of us here at Sacred Heart School! Here's our 2017 video message!
There is still time to make your tax-deductible donation for our yearly Annual Drive! Any gift, regardless of the size, helps provide the financial resources we need to maintain and enhance opportunities for each and every student. Make your 2017 tax-deductible gift at


Raffle Calendars due!

A reminder from the Advancement Office to keep selling your fundraising calendars! ALL CALENDAR SALES DUE JAN. 4th as we prepare for the drawing. Questions? Contact Courtney in the Advancement Office at 218-773-0877 or at


The Sacred Heart Women's Ministry Social has been rescheduled for Monday, January 22nd from 6-9:00 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Social Hall.


The 7-12th food drive brought in an equivalent of 1,578 food items. Thank you to all who participated in helping stock the East Grand Forks Food Shelf. The winning classes for the challenge are: 1st place the juniors with 947 items, 2nd place 7th grade with 190 and 3rd place the 8th grade with 184 items.


You are invited to the Athletic Club Hoop-A-Thon Family Fun Night January 20th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart. Registration includes entrance into the shoot out tournament (two participants included!). $75 maximum family registration is available. There will be Cash Bingo (Cards are $5 each, 10 games and one black out bingo for a $250 cash prize) and games for the kids.  This event is open to families, all ages welcome, bring grandma and grandpa too! Dinner, Ice Cream and Concessions. Registration is available online HERE.


Congrats to our Science Fair Winners!


7th Grade Winners: 1st: Breck Bloom, 2nd: Justin Schepp. 8th Grade Winners: 1st: Sophia LeMire. 2nd: Benjamin Ross. 10-12th Grade Winners: 1st: Bella Haas, 2nd: Benjamin Goetz. Overall Science Fair Winner: Kannon Knutsvig.

Rube Goldberg Projects: Overall Best: Marshmallow Express: Jack Zavoral and Reagan Starnes. Most Creative: The Cookie Deliverer: Gabby Zimprich, Aubre Bergum, and Cloe Hanson.


Sacred Heart School is looking to fill a position for a Part Time Gym and Vacuuming Position. More information can be found online HERE.


Thanks to all who brought cookies and other baked goods for our teachers as part of Teacher Appreciation. The committee could still use your help! For more on what this committee does and how you can help visit HERE.

Christmas Programs

Congrats to all our students on their wonderful performances over the last two weeks!


Two more performances remain!

1:50 pm Preschool Little Angels PM

2:00 pm 5th & 6th Grade Band


View pictures using the links below:

Preschool Little Angels and Little Saints


1st & 2nd graders

3rd & 4th graders

5th & 6th graders

KROX will rebroadcast the 3rd and 4th grade Christmas program on December 23rd at 1:00pm.  


Our open houses are meant to be relaxed, fun, casual, and low pressure events. Tour guide training will be provided prior to the event, but help is needed greeting, checking families in, and meeting families.


Help with an Open House!


We're looking for current parents to help with tours and greet families as part of our Open House helpers.

  • Preschool - Jan. 15th
  • 6-12th - Jan 16th
  • Preschool through 12 - Jan 23rd
  • Open Houses start at 6:00 and are usually wrapped up in an hour.

If you are interested in helping on a particular night please contact Jen Koller at or at 218-773-0877 - ext. 182. Jen can help you find a place that works for you!


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


In Robotics yesterday the Middle School team received the Judges Award. The high school team placed 11th out of 26 teams. Way to go!
Tara Walski will be traveling to Jamestown with the KnightRider Gymnastics team with 10:45 dismissal this morning.
The Swimming team is home today against West Fargo, good luck Levi and all of our athletes competing today.

The boys basketball team fell to Thompson on Tuesday, 81-59 in a matchup of the two unbeaten teams. Jordan Tomkinson and Oscar Ortiz each scored 13 and Jack Gerber had 12 to lead the 5-1 Eagles.


All boys basketball teams are traveling to Fisher today to play the Knights. The junior high players will be dismissed at 3:15 today with the bus departing at 3:25. The 9-12 grade boys will depart at 5:00pm


The girls basketball team team fell to East Grand Forks 33-40. The Eagles had a difficult time scoring in the first half, but outscored the Green Wave 28-17 in the second half and could have pulled out a win after being down by 20 points. Jessica Remer led all scorers with 13 points and Katelyn Rudolph pulled down 8 rebounds. Thanks to all the students for coming to the game last night to cheer us on!


The girls basketball JV and varsity teams are traveling to Fertile tonight, the bus departs at 4:00, games begin at 6:00 with JV.


Stay up to date with all the happenings at SHS!

Want to contribute SHS news? Have a Sacred Heart related picture, commentary or sports update that you'd like to possibly see included in our weekly newsletter or social media? Send it to Jen MacLeod Koller at or share it on one of our social media channels listed above.

Advancement Office Fundraisers  

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  • 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!


Thursday, December 21st

• 1:50pm Little Angels PM Christmas Program (Classroom)

• 2:00pm 5th & 6th Grade Band Concert (Auditorium)

• 2:50pm Elementary Praise & Worship (Church)

• 4:30/5:00/5:30/6:00/7:30 BBB 7/C/8/JV/V @Fisher-Climax (Fisher High School)

• 5:00pm Gymnastics @Jamestown (Jamestown HS)

• 5:30pm Boys Swimming vs Wahpeton & West Fargo (GF Central)

• 6:00/7:30pm GBB JV/V @Fertile-Beltrami (Fertile-Beltrami HS)

• 7:30pm JV/V Wrestling @Fargo South (Fargo South HS)

Friday, December 22nd

• NO SCHOOL CHRISTMAS VACATION - School resumes January 3rd!

Saturday, December 23rd

• Sunday Mass 5:30pm

Sunday, December 24th

• Sunday Morning Masses 8:00am & 10:00am

• Christmas Eve Masses 5:00pm & 10:00pm

Monday, December 25th - PARISH OFFICE CLOSED

• Christmas Day Masses 8:00am & 10:00am

Tuesday, December 26th - PARISH OFFICE CLOSED

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

• BBB vs WAO previously scheduled for this day rescheduled for Jan 9th (HOME)

Thursday, December 28th

• 12:30pm BBB 7th Grade Scrimmage vs Fisher-Climax (HOME)

• 1:30pm BBB 8th Grade Scrimmage vs Fisher-Climax (HOME)

Friday, December 29th

• BBB Varsity Tournament @Jamestown-Newman Arena

• GBB Varsity Tournament @Jamestown HS

Saturday, December 30th

• 8:00am 1st & 2nd grade Girls Youth Basketball (Gym)

• BBB Varsity Tournament @Jamestown-Newman Arena

• GBB Varsity Tournament @Jamestown HS

Sunday, December 31st

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

Monday, January 1st - PARISH OFFICE CLOSED

• New Years Day

Tuesday, January 2nd

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

Wednesday, January 3rd

• School resumes

• 7:30am Student Council Meeting

• 5:30pm Knights of Columbus Meeting (Social hall)