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Sacred Heart Elementary Students' work appears in HUTCH literary and creativity magazine
The poem "Moods" authored by fifth grade student Kelly Wallace, a story written by fourth grader Diego Nader, and drawings by fourth grade students Kaya O'Brien and Christian Murphy were selected for publication in the March issue of the popular magazine, with Christian Murphy's art work featured on the magazine's cover.
Each spring and fall children ages 5-12 are invited to submit art, poetry, stories, book reviews, photos and other journalistic pieces for consideration. Each issue of HUTCH is based on a central theme; the theme for the March issue was "bravery." Each new issue is welcomed with a publication party at The Blue Bunny Bookstore in Dedham where all children who have contributed can celebrate with their families.
"As a teacher I encourage my students to submit their work for many reasons," said Sacred Heart Elementary Instructor Tiffany Persechini. "I believe in the value of children writing and creating for authentic reasons; I want them to know their talents and ideas are worth celebrating;
Said Sister Myra Rodgers, CDP, President of Sacred Heart School, "The entire Sacred Heart community is proud of these fine young artists and authors. HUTCH magazine is highly recognized for encouraging and celebrating children with a desire to share their creative talents – bravo to Kelly, Diego, Kaya and Christian!"
About Sacred Heart School
Sacred Heart School is a private, co-educational Catholic school system, providing educational opportunities for students from preschool through grade 12 for35 communities throughout the South Shore and Cape Cod. As a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Divine Providence, Sacred Heart School welcomes students to a learning community which is academically challenging, and rooted in the Gospel. Students develop critical thinking skills, engage in service to those in need, and deepen awareness of global perspectives.
Situated on 100 acres in Kingston, MA,the Sacred Heart campus encompasses an Early Education Center, Elementary School, and Middle- High School. The school offers a strong liberal arts curriculum and cutting-edge technology programs in combination with extensive athletic, arts, and extra-curricular activities to ensure students a well-rounded education.
Founded in 1947, the school has seen many changes since its inception, including the recent construction of a $2 million Science and Innovation Center, upgrades to the Observatory, the addition of a large organic garden, and extensive beautiful athletics fields and facilities.
The campus is in use throughout the year as the site of many sports events. Sacred Heart also offers several vibrant summer programs focusing on academics, leadership skills, and traditional athletic programs. Sacred Heart is also home to Camp Morningstar, a long-standing recreational camp with sailing, swimming, sports, games and field trips.
Sacred Heart is proud of its near 100% college acceptance rate at outstanding schools in the United States and around the Globe.
Sacred Heart is led by President Sister Myra Rodgers, CDP, High School Principal Dr. Michael Gill, Interim Elementary School Principal Shaun Morgan, and Early Childhood Center Principal, Sister Angela Provost, CDP.
Sacred Heart School welcomes students of all faiths and diverse backgrounds. The school is committed to developing the whole student, offering an independent school atmosphere and top-tier academics.
The Sacred Heart School campus is located at 251-399 Bishops Highway, Kingston, MA 02364. For additional information about the school, please visit www.sacredheartkingston.com or call 781-585-7511.