SACRED HEART CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Faith Development, Academic Excellence, and Leadership

SHCS 2021 Alumni grads

6th Grade Graduation 5/21/2021 All for Jesus!

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Science Fair Pictures 2021 (Click here)

A major success this year: The 2021 SCIENCE FAIR by 3rd-6th graders (COVID safe) was truly a great event! We are very proud of our young scientists and their inquisitive minds!

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I NEED THE EARTH and THE EARTH NEEDS ME!

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SHCS will miss Sr. Gina

SHCS said goodbye to Sr. Gina on Friday (4/16/2021).

Sr. Gina is moving to Covington, LA to carry on God's work in a different manner as a Teresian Sister! Please pray for her safe journey to LA. We will truly miss her wisdom, friendship, and love for SHCS! She gave a heartfelt goodbye to all students before leaving SHCS.

During Holy week, SHCS students brought in 415 cans of food for those less fortunate!

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A BIG THANK YOU to Marco Garcia, David Puente, Rick Lara, and Ralph Arias for volunteering their time in setting up the SHCS Library Circulation Desk.

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CONGRATULATIONS MS. GOMEZ! YOU ARE THE TEACHER OF THE YEAR for SHCS!

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Catholic Schools Week Pictures CLICK HERE

Sacred Heart Catholic School-Uvalde 2021

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GALA 2021

It's almost time to come laissez les bon temps rouler at our annual SHCS Mardi Gras school gala. Whether you are masking up and joining us in person or supporting us virtually this year. Please scan the QR Code to pre-register for our Give Smart Gala site. you will need to register to preview, bid, and purchase or to donate.

Why you should enroll your child at SHCS!

Click on the Red Virtual Button

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READING TO THE PRINCIPAL IS SUPER COOL!

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Soil and Water Conservation Poster Contest

Nueces-Frio-Sabinal Soil Water Conservation Poster Contest

STARBASE KELLY STEM DAY at SHCS

Great day (11/04/2020) at Sacred Heart Catholic School. 5th/6th graders participated in science activities all day. This day ended with students decorating and launching their own rockets in the church parking lot.

All Saints' Day Videos and Pictures

Oct. 30th 2020 at Sacred Heart Catholic School was filled with gratitude and respect for ALL THE SAINTS, please see videos and pictures.

Interview: Father Eddy, Sacred Heart Catholic Church

See this in-depth interview to gain a better understanding of the value Sacred Heart Catholic School brings to our community!

Students' Award Pictures Oct. 2020

Students were presented with Awards: Honor Roll, Perfect Attendance, Whataburger Excellence for Effort, P.E. Awards, Student of the Month etc...

Saint Teresa of Avila Celebration video Oct. 16th 2020

Sacred Heart Catholic School-Uvalde: A Wonderful Celebration of Saint Teresa of Avila.

A Treasure in Uvalde (click here to see)

Our Teresian Sisters of Uvalde being interviewed.

Interviews with students

A few students giving Uvalde a thoughts about Sacred Heart School and COVID-19

Interview Mr. Gallegos our custodian. A Servant Leader

Mr. Gallegos plays a central role here at Sacred Heart Catholic School. In his words, please listed to his interview (in Spanish).

Video Interviews: Sacred Heart Catholic School Staff

Personal views about why Sacred Heart Catholic school is a great school!

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SCHOOL CHANT 2020-2021

I BELIEVE IN MYSELF AND IN THE TEACHINGS OF JESUS CHRIST


I WILL THINK

I WILL PARTICIPATE

I WILL LOVE


WE WILL SUCCEED


WE WILL SUCCEED



WE WILL SUCCEED

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Principal's Bio

Joseph Olan is married to Mari Olan and has two beautiful children (a son in college and a daughter entering her high school senior year). He has Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Houston and a B.A. in History from New Mexico State University. He also has completed 36 hours for his Doctoral program (Brain, Mind, and Teaching) from Johns Hopkins University.


Joseph is a servant leader that utilizes best practices in neuroeducation and 21st century global competence (skills/qualities) to coach educators and facilitate trainings and exemplar lessons for educators, students, and families. He has always been active in the Catholic church (ex. CCD teacher). He is proud to serve the Faith development and Academic preparation of Sacred Heart Catholic School students.


Joseph began his educational career as a Troops to Teacher, mentor, and department head. Mr. Olan then transitioned into various roles such as academic coach, academic dean, intern-superintendent, and international presenter. Mr. Olan was selected Teacher of the Year at two different campuses when he taught in Houston, Texas.


He is also a recipient of the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching award 2014-2015 (U.S. Department of State). He spent five months in the Republic of Singapore collaborating, facilitating presentations, and giving exemplar lessons. He has also been a guest panelist/presenter at two regional Global Teaching dialogues (Houston, TX (2020), Columbia, SC. 2018) and the Global Teaching dialogue in Washington D.C (2019). These were sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.


Recently, during the COVID-19 pandemic; Mr. Olan presented at the Safe at Home Global Virtual conference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbR8qV5y6Rc and at the Education Reimagined: Global Symposium https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SS7jmYzEPwg


Mr. Olan possesses a number of certifications:

-Superintendent, Texas

-Principal, Texas

-Social Studies Composite (8th-12th), Texas

-Special Education EC-12th, Texas

-Gifted and Talented Supplemental, Texas

-Global Educational Leadership, World Savvy

-Design Thinking, MITx