Sacred Heart Catholic School News

October 17, 2022

Don't Forget

Marathon pledge money AND wreath orders are due Tuesday, October 25th!

Picture Day Today Information


Oct. 17 Picture Day--They will take 3-4 images in multiple poses

Nov. 17 Retake Day. PreK 3 photos and any students that were absent.

Ordering photos:

You will receive an email link to your student's personal gallery 7-10 days after picture day. We will need everyone to log in to choose your child's yearbook photo. Then you may choose to order the photos you would like to purchase. Directions will be included in the email from Kemmetmueller Photography.


Once your order is placed, they will be delivered directly to your home within 5-7 days. If you have any issues with your order, please contact the photographer.


URGENT: Have you signed up for conferences for grades PreK-4th grade? October 17-18 2:30-7:00 pm

All conferences are in-person.
  • PreK-4th grade conferences must schedule a conference time using SignUp. If you would like to see a specialist (PE, art, Spanish, music) you may stop in the lunchroom to talk with teachers.
  • Grades 5-8 conferences will be drop-in and held in the lunchroom to allow for parents to meet with all teachers. Parents will stand in line until the teacher is available to speak with you. NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED. PLEASE NOTE: DINNER BREAK FOR TEACHERS IS FROM 4:30-5:00 PM.
  • All specialists will be in the lunchroom. Any parent may drop in to see any of our specialists: phy ed, Spanish, art, music

Here is the link to sign up for conferences for PreK-4th grade.

Names on clothing

Please put your child's name on uniform clothing, coats, etc. We are finding school pullovers and MS jackets in classrooms, gym and lunchroom. If a name is inside, we can easily return to your child. Our lost and found is growing!

It is time to wear hats and mittens. Students go outside every day and we want them to be warm.

7th graders selling poinsettias

Our 7th graders are selling poinsettias from October 10-November 10. The funds raised will be used for their 8th grade trip to an environmental camp.

Delivery of poinsettias is December 1st.

Poinsettia Form is located at the bottom of the newsletter.

SHCS Soccer Team

Our soccer team had a great season. We did not always win, but we had fun and we worked as a team. Thank you to Coach Dan Nordstrom for teaching our students skills and techniques.


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Hiring: Recess Supervisor (Plus earn volunteer hours)

We are in need of a recess supervisor during lunch time from 10:45-12:00 pm. This would allow teachers to have time to eat lunch and plan for the day.

Please pass this on to anyone you know that might be interested.

Marathon Update

So far, we have collected $36,586 for our Marathon which is 82% of our goal. Marathon pledge money is due on October 25th to qualify for prizes. After this date, we will distribute prizes and collect t-shirt sizes.

Top classrooms so far:

Kindergarten: Meeting 104% of Goal

3rd grade: Meeting 101% of Goal

5th grade: Meeting 94% of Goal

Don't Forget to Order NOVEMBER lunches

NOVEMBER lunch menu is now ready. Remember, lunches must be ordered one week in advance.
Order November lunches here

Parents have two weeks to order hot lunch. Make sure you check out when finished.

Send us photos for Social Media

We want parents to send us 4-6 photos of events that our Sacred Heart Catholic School students are involved in such as Athletics, chess club, karate, youth group, service projects, etc. Please send your photos and a short description to:

We can't promise we will post everything but we will do our best! We appreciate your help.

Grandparent Day/Special Person Day-November 11

Please communicate with your child's grandparent(s)/special person(s) about our special day on November 11th.

When: Friday, November 11

Time: We will begin with arrival at 7:45 a.m., Mass at 8:00 a.m., classroom visits and a program in the gym.

All guests must complete the RSVP form.

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Wreath Sales Due October 25th

Happy Wreath Selling Season to You All! We have vigorous FUNdraising goals this fall and they’re based on the reality that this great community always rises to the occasion. Thank You!

We are selling affordable, quality items we are offering such as wreaths, swag, pine boughs, and centerpieces. Please send all orders and checks/cash by October 25, 2022. Checks payable to Sacred Heart Catholic School.

Another option: Send a fresh, fragrant, natural balsam fir holiday decoration to friends, business associates and loved ones! We have an order form available for mail order and Evergreen Industries will ship directly for you. Contact Sarah Bowback for this special mail order form.

Bud Heifort and Karen Bursey

Robbinsdale Give and Get--October 27th 4-6 pm

Join us at this fun, free event on Robbinsdale's West Broadway Ave. on October 27th from 4-6 pm. Stop by and say "hi" to Ms. Bursey and Mr. Fimon. We will have candy to pass out. Send any prospective families to us and we will have information for them.
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9th Annual Gala -February 10th

We have started planning our gala scheduled on February 10th in our activities building. This is a fun evening for our parents, parishioners, and friends to join together to celebrate Sacred Heart Catholic School.

We need help with the following:

1. LIVE AUCTION ITEMS: Looking for cabins or condo, trip tickets, concert or golf tickets, Twins/Wild/Vikings tickets, hosting a dinner for a group of people, etc. Please contact Karen.

2. Sponsorships: We are looking for businesses to sponsor our event. We have a variety of levels of sponsorships. Maybe you own a business or your place of employment would sponsor our gala. Letters coming soon.

3. Silent Auction baskets: We will be releasing a list of silent auction baskets that you may donate to our auction. All baskets are due January 15th.

Halloween Activities for October 31st

Non-uniform Orange and Black Day. Teachers will let you know if students may wear costumes during the day.

9:40 a.m. Pumpkin Drop in West Broadway parking lot. IF YOU SIGNED UP TO DONATE A PUMPKIN, PLEASE SEND TO SCHOOL ON OCTOBER 24TH. Parents are welcome to join us outside.

12:30-1:30 pm All-School Halloween Party--planned by our middle school advisory groups. Parents welcome to join us.

****To support our Halloween party, we will have a non-uniform day on October 27th. To be out of uniform, students need to bring a $1.00 to school. The funds will be used to purchase treats for the students at the party on Halloween.

October 17-18


Picture Day--non-uniform day


Parent/Teacher conferences 2:30-7:00 pm



Parent/Teacher conferences 2:30-7:00 pm

2:10-3:00 pm Sterling Karate


No School--Teachers attending the CSCOE Summit PD Day @ Mpls. Convention Center


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Upcoming Events

October 31 Pumpkin Drop 9:45 a.m.

October 31 All School Halloween Party 12:30 pm Gym

November 1 All Saints' Day Mass 8:00 a.m.

November 2 All Souls' Day Mass 8:00 a.m.

November 11 Grandparent/Specical Person Day, Begins at 7:45 a.m.

Sacred Heart Garden Grant

Beat the Winter Chill and Dream Green!

Do you have a green thumb or an interest in learning something new? Come join the Learning Garden Steering Committee! Thanks to a grant from the Whole Kids Foundation, we have ‘seed money’ to start an edible learning garden at Sacred Heart.

All the fun of deciding how the garden looks and functions is up to our community. The committee will meet approximately once per month using a hyflex model that allows participation when your schedule permits--in-person or remotely, at either the set meeting time or by reviewing the recorded meeting and sending your thoughts at a time that works for you. In other words, if you want to participate you can, and we would love to have you.

We are excited to help create a beautiful and sustainable garden for SHCS students to enjoy and learn from. For more information reach out to Molly at by Wednesday, 10/26.

Please use SignUp as well to claim your volunteer hours.

RAMS Athletics-Have you signed up for boys basketball?


If you are interested in boys basketball, please sign up this week, and send in a check for $80. We are also looking for a B Squad coach. If you are interested, please let me know. Sign up goes through October 7th!


We are hosting the girls Varsity Volleyball tournament for the league on November 10-12. Many hands are needed to make this event successful (especially on Saturday!!). Please consider signing up to get your school volunteer hours. If your student plays a sport you can use it for your athletic volunteer hours. Click on the link below to sign up. If you have any questions, or can't open the link, please email and I will get you signed up!!

2022 Mile Speedy Runners


Aiden, gr. 6 5:20

Liam, gr. 5 6:20

Evan, gr. 4 6:49

Ben R, gr. 8 5:29

Jamison, gr. 7 5:08

Declan, gr. 7 5:08

Isaiah, gr. 3 7:17


Josie, gr. 6 6:53

Ellie, gr. 4 8:24

Sophie J., gr. 5 6:53

Noelle, gr. 7 5:57

Annaliese, gr. 7 8:40

Brier, gr. 7 8:35

Olivia, gr. 3 7:07

School Volunteer Opportunities ready on SignUp

Our requirement is that each family volunteer at least 15-20 hours during the school year. We have many opportunities during the school day, evening or during the weekend.


Gala--Solicit businesses

Pumpkin drop-Strong people to carry pumpkins up ladder to roof (2 needed)

Pumpkin drop-Clean up Crew (Need 2) Clean up area after pumpkin drop

B Squad boys basketball coach

Treasure Hunt volunteers

Join our PTC group

Garden Club for SHCS

School SignUp Link-

Volunteer at our Treasure Hunt Rummage Sale and earn volunteer hours

Our Sacred Heart women's group sponsored our Treasure Hunt twice a year. We are in in need of volunteers. At the end of the school year, our SHCCW group donates money back to our school for our scholarship fund and various needs.

Please support the Treasure Hunt by stopping by to shop or volunteering.

Volunteer on SignUp:


10am-12pm (2 slots)

12pm-2pm (2 slots)

2pm-4pm (2 slots)

4pm-6pm (2 slots)

6pm-8pm (2 slots)


10am-12pm (2 slots)

12pm-2pm (2 slots)

2pm-4pm (2 slots)

4pm-6pm (2 slots)


9am-12pm (2 slots)

12pm-2pm (2 slots)

2pm-4pm (2 slots)

4pm-6pm (2 slots)


11am-2pm (4 slots)

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Parent Student Handbook 2022-2023

Read our school policies and procedures.

Do you want to volunteer in the classroom? Parents must complete the Essential 3

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis requires the Essential 3 for volunteers who work with students in Catholic schools or parishes. All employees must also complete the Essential 3. ****Cell phones do not work well for Essential 3 and you will receive an error message. Please use a computer.

You may complete all three requirements online at
1. Log in to create your account and watch the Virtus awareness session online. Every 3 years, a new video will be assigned to your account.
2. Successfully complete a background check.
3. Sign a Code of Conduct.

****The Archdiocese requires all volunteers to renew the Essential 3 requirements every 3 years. You will receive an email message when your account is up for renewal.

Directions for new users and those that need to renew, are posted at the bottom of the newsletter.

2022-2023 School Calendar

Updated calendar.

Box Tops---Help us earn extra cash

The new and improved Box Tops mobile app uses state of the art technology to scan your store receipt. Find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to our school's earnings. We earn 10 cents for each Box Top along with Bonus points. Simply scan your receipt on your phone and Sacred Heart earns money.

Find the Box Tops for Education app and search for Sacred Heart by our zip code---55422.

Sacred Heart Catholic School Mission Statement

Sacred Heart Catholic School is committed to instilling high moral standards rooted in Catholic teachings. We are dedicated to educating the whole child through an integrated C-STEM curriculum. In collaboration with our families, parish, and local community, we maximize individual potential to ensure students are prepared to meet the challenges in the world as disciples of Jesus.