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Christmas Stocking Activities

Alumnae Christmas Stocking Challenge
Monday, November 25 - Monday, December 9, 2019
In the spirit of the season, the Alumnae Office is again sponsoring the Christmas Stocking Challenge so that alumnae near and far can continue to participate in this longstanding Sacred Heart tradition. Create your own stocking (or several!) and/or get your community, your employer, or your friends to create stockings to donate to your charity or charities of choice.

Stocking Stuffing Activity
Monday, December 9
Please join us in the SHA library on Monday, December 9 for a little festive fun, beverages and sweets for everyone! All alumnae are welcome as we assemble stockings for the annual SHA stocking drive!

Legacy Mass

Friday, February 7, 2020
8:00 a.m. | Mount Sacred Heart Chapel

The Legacy Mass takes place during a First Friday Liturgy and celebrates our current legacy families  generations of Excelsior Women by honoring alumnae relatives of current students.

Alumnae at the Auction

Saturday, March 21, 2020
6:00 p.m. | Anthony's Ocean View

The auction has been Sacred Heart Academy's signature event since it began in 1991 as an annual fundraiser to make premier Catholic education affordable and attainable for all deserving young women. The auction always boasts a memorable evening with stunning staging, gourmet cuisine, and fine beverages. Guests have the opportunity to bid on and win an astonishing assortment of prizes, gifts, and must-haves of the year in the live and silent auction. To learn more, visit sacredhearthamden.org/auction.

Alumnae Induction

Friday, May 8, 2020
1:30 p.m.

The annual Alumnae Induction marks the formal welcoming of the graduating class into the larger community of more than 7,000 alumnae. For the first time ever, the graduating seniors of the Class of 2019 will be able to celebrate this occasion with the entire school. This event is an invitation for alumnae to return to SHA to sponsor a graduating senior.

Reunion 2020

Saturday, June 6, 2020 &
Sunday, June 7, 2020


Join us in celebrating Reunion 2020! Come back to campus to reconnect with classmates and discover what's new at Sacred Heart Academy. Learn more and register online on the Reunion page.
 

Open House Legacy Luncheon

Sunday, October 20, 2019
12:30 p.m.

Our annual Open House Legacy Reception will take place on Sunday, October 20. We define a “legacy” is anyone who has a family member who graduated from Sacred Heart—mothers, grandmothers, step-mothers, sisters, nieces, cousins, and even godmothers! Our host, President Sr. Sheila O’Neill, Ph.D., ASCJ, ’71, asks that you spread the word to all legacy families you know.

Alumnae at the Musical

Friday, November 15, 2019 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.
The Shubert Theater

Originally called the “operetta,” the musical has taken place each year since the first students enrolled at the Academy in 1946. Today, musical productions are performed at the historic Shubert Theater in New Haven. Our musical theater program has been recognized with awards from the Broadway High School Theatre Guild and the prestigious HALO awards.

Alumnae at the Musical is always a favorite for many of our graduates. This year Peter Pan will debut on Friday and Saturday, November 15 and 16. It is truly an honor for our students to perform at the Shubert and we hope that many of you will be there. Also, if you wish to purchase an ad to support the musical, click here.

Every alumna who attends any of the three performances receives something from the Alumnae office upon arrival in the lobby, and all alumnae are acknowledged before the curtain goes up.


Chapel Bells Memorial Liturgy

Thursday, November 21, 2019
7:00 p.m.
| Mount Sacred Heart Chapel

This liturgy is held in remembrance of a deceased alumnae of Sacred Heart Academy, and our founding principal, Sr. Antonine Signorelli, ASCJ. All alumnae are invited to come back to the Mount and honor the memory of their deceased classmates. Special invitation to the family members of SHA alumnae who have passed away this year.

Young Alumnae Return Day

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
10:00 a.m.

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving marks the annual Young Alumnae Return Day, the day when recent graduates from the past four years return to Sacred Heart to catch-up with classmates and teachers. Young alumnae will be welcomed home with the school’s famous break-time cookies and some hot chocolate. Their visit will include special time allotted for a meet & greet with former teachers.

Regional Gatherings

Strongbonds are everywhere! SHA alumnae can be found coast to coast, full of spirit and excited to reconnect with their alma mater.

We are currently looking for individuals to host "On the Road" Alumnae Regional Gatherings in Boston, Fairfield/Westport, Hartford/Springfield, and Providence!

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