Sacred Heart School introduces new computer science courses in middle and high schools

 
 
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KINGSTON, Mass. - Aug. 28, 2018 - PRLog -- Sacred Heart School introduces new computer science courses in middle and high schools

KINGSTON, MA, ISSUED AUGUST 24, 2018…Sacred Heart School (www.sacredheartkingston.com), a private, Catholic, co-educational school for students in preschool through grade 12, announces two new computer science courses commencing with the 2018-2019 academic year.

Science Department Chair Clair Lombardo will instruct the new AP Computer Programming A (Java) course, as well as AP Computer Science Principles, a course that has been offered for the past two years. Lauren Day, an Instructional Technology teacher, will teach Explorations in Coding I at the middle school level to students in grades 7 and 8.

The computer science courses are blended learning curricula prepared by experts in the field and delivered to Sacred Heart through Edhesive, an online program with a mission to dramatically increase access to the highest-quality STEM and computer science courses; the courses are implemented by the school's teachers.

"Over the past couple of years we have placed a significantly increased emphasis on STEM programming," said Sacred Heart High School Principal Dr. Michael Gill, noting that three new computer science classes have been added to the curriculum at the middle/high school level with plans to add a fourth next year.  "We are also adding a competitive robotics team to our co-curricular offerings this year and are looking to transform one of our buildings into a robotics and engineering center."

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.

Sacred Heart School welcomes students of all faiths and diverse backgrounds. The school prides itself in a commitment to developing the whole student, offering an independent school atmosphere and top-tier academics. The Sacred Heart 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.
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