Sacred Heart High Girl's Volleyball Team Participate in Side-Out Foundation's Dig Pink fundraiser

The team raised $3,000 to fund clinical trial for breast cancer.
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KINGSTON, Mass. - Nov. 5, 2018 - PRLog -- Sacred Heart School (, a private, Catholic, co-educational school for students in preschool through grade 12, proudly announces  that the Girls Varsity Volleyball Team, led by Captain Abby Slavik, participated in the recent national Side-Out Foundation's Dig Pink® fundraiser.

The Side-Out Foundation helps women gain back control of their lives following a diagnosis of stage IV breast cancer. The Sacred Heart girls volleyball team, the Saints, wore pink t-shirts and sold wristbands the day of the fundraiser and then held a bake sale, for a total of $3,000 raised over the course of the day.  Team members also baked all goodies for the bake sale!

Dig Pink® is a nationwide movement to provide meaningful and impactful experiences for athletes while inspiring and empowering them to come together in support of the stage IV breast cancer community. Each year, hundreds of teams across the country (and some overseas) participate in Dig Pink®.

Through programs like Dig Pink ®, Side-Out is harnessing the power and influence of sport to impact change by funding Side-Out's very own clinical trial to change the way breast cancer is being treated.

"The entire Sacred Heart community is proud of our amazing girls volleyball team," said Sacred Heart Varsity Volleyball Coach Rob Slavin.  "In volleyball, "side-out" means regaining control of the ball; in the same way the Side-Out Foundation helps people with breast cancer regain control of their lives."

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 for 35 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, 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 or call 781-585-7511.

PHOTO:  The Sacred Heart Girls Varsity Volleyball team raised $3,000 during the recent national Side-Out Foundation's Dig Pink® fundraiser.
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