The Alethea

Seeing the Effects of Global Warming

Megan Gray, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014

In our world today, climate change is a common topic, yet few people make an effort to change its effects. Global warming is defined as, “an increase in the earth's atmospheric and oceanic temperatures widely predicted to ...

“Ad Campaign Suggestion box: Where to spend?”

Erin Christie, Staff Writer

December 13, 2014

For years, Sacred Heart Academy has been actively performing musicals for the community to enjoy, and this year is no exception. At the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, students from Sacred Heart Academy, Notre Dame in West Haven,...

Singin’ at the Shubert

Alicia Pekar, Staff Writer

December 13, 2014

Since May, over half of the student body at Sacred Heart Academy (SHA) has been singing, dancing, acting and preparing their hearts out for this year’s musical, Singin’ in the Rain. Directed by Mrs. Delaney and produced by Mrs. ...

Mondays with Morrie

Jenna Fortunati, Head Editor

December 13, 2014

It was a surprisingly warm November night outside the cozy auditorium. There was a buzz in the air as the members of the audience talked among themselves, anticipating the upcoming performance. Then, the lights went dim, and a hush fell over the crowd: the...

Life at SHA Documented in New Video Series

December 13, 2014

Sacred Heart has its own documentarian in Isobel Munday, '16. Isobel's new short video series features SHA girls answering quirky yet thought-provoking questions such as, "What makes you beautiful?" and, "What does YOLO mean to...

College Applications: Early or Regular Decision?

Jenna Fortunati, Head Editor

December 13, 2014

It's almost the end of first semester here at Sacred Heart, and for seniors, it signals the end of possibly the worst semester of high school. This semester involved studying frenzies, obsessive Netclassroom checks, supplemental...

Life as the Sister of a Famous SHA “Heart”

Cathleen Halasinski, Guest Writer

December 13, 2014

“Erinn is the girl who wears the heart costume!” “I see her on the morning show on Joke Friday!” “She led the pep rally for the school!” “The first time I saw her was tech day. She walked into my classroom...

How to Survive the Holidays

Rachel Wells, Guest Writer

December 10, 2014

Listen. The Christmas season isn’t all that great. We all know this. We don’t need to mess around trying to define it, or figure out why or what changed. We’re all past the point of childish wonderment, and well underway...

SHA’s First Fall Festival

Madeline Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014

On October 5th, Sacred Heart Academy hosted their first-ever Fall Festival. This fun afternoon of music, refreshments, friends and activities took place from 3pm-6pm with an admission fee of only five dollars. Our very own Student...

Passing the Torch: Advice from 2017 to 2018

Erin Christie

October 6, 2014

The school year of 2014-2015 has just started with a bang, and our freshman class has barely scraped the surface as to what life at Sacred Heart Academy and the high school experience as a whole is truly about; that realization...

“Can I Find a Date?” is No Longer the Question

Alicia Pekar, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

  Autumn is in the air, and that means that many Sacred Heart Academy girls are getting excited about this year's Fall Dance on October 25th. The Fall Dance has been a tradition at Sacred Heart for over 25 years. However, attendin...

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