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    Students Recognized at Honors Assembly

    Many Woodlands Academy students were recognized for numerous achievements during the Honors Assembly June 4.

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    Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart Announces $1 Million Gift

    Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart announces a $1 million endowment gift to help support the Lake Forest independent, Catholic college preparatory high school for young women.

  • Senior Janay Allen congratulates science teacher Linda Tilton for her 25 years of service to Sacred Heart education at Woodlands.

    Feast of St. Madeleine Sophie Barat Celebrated

    Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Hear senior Anne-Marie Kommers welcomed the community to the celebration of the Feast of St. Madeline Sophie Barat who founded the Society of the Sacred Heart or RSCJs in France in 1800. This group of religious women would quickly grow and establish schools for children and young adults on six continents. Madeline Sophie’s vision of education was founded on principles that would empower her students to use love and knowledge to transform society

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    Alumnae Association Induction Ceremony

    Marni Soderland Mans ‘90, Woodlands Academy Alumnae Association president, welcomed all to this special day for seniors. Thirty-eight members of the Class of 2014 received a Passport May 16 symbolizing their admission into three Sacred Heart Alumnae Associations:

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    Woodlands Academy Students Respond to Girls of Nigeria Crisis

    Woodlands Academy students joined its Sacred Heart network in responding to the girls of Nigeria crisis. Students quickly planned and led an informative update today in our Chapel of the Sacred Heart.

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    Woodlands Academy Celebrates Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    Woodlands Academy today crowned Mary as a visible reminder that her example continues to endure even 2,000 years after her Assumption. Further, this ceremony encourages each student to continue passing down Mary’s story by modeling lives of integrity, resilience, and virtue.

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    Woodlands Academy Inducts Seven Students into French Honor Society

    Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart celebrated seven students being inducted into the French Honor Society April 24.

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    Help Support Misericordia Candy Day Tomorrow!

    Please plan to help out with your spare change tomorrow when Woodlands will be collecting donations (and giving away sample packs of Jelly Bellies) to support Misericordia Candy Days.

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    Woodlands Academy Inducts 12 Students into Spanish Honor Society

    Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart celebrated 12 students being inducted into the Spanish Honor Society April 22.

  • Junior Shalonda Jones takes the spotlight.

    Choirs, Orchestra Win Sweepstakes and Other Awards in San Francisco

    Congratulations to our Kaleidoscope and Microscope choirs as well as our Symphonic Orchestra for their outstanding achievements during the WorldStrides Heritage Festival, April 11-14, in San Francisco, Cal. This first-ever joint trip by our vocal and instrumental ensembles to a competition was indeed successful and rewarding.

Calendar of Events

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Fri Aug 1

Houseparent Training begins

Wed Aug 6

College Kickoff

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Wed Aug 13

Sports Tryout (day 1), followed by daily practice

Fri Aug 15

Returning Resident Athletes arrival

Mon Aug 18

Leadership Team Retreat

Tue Aug 19

New Faculty/Staff Orientation

8:30am - 12:30pm

Liturgical Music practice

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Thu Aug 21

New International Student Arrival - dorm opens at

Fri Aug 22

Freshman/Transfer Domestic Residents may move in

Frosh/Transfer Student Orientation Leader Training

9:00am - 11:00am

Boarders to Dennis Uniform

1:00pm - 5:00pm

International Orient Student Leader Training

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sat Aug 23

New International Student/Parent Orientation

8:30am - 5:00pm
Sun Aug 24

New International Student Orientation

8:30am - 1:30pm

All Residents return by


Resident Community Dinner

Mon Aug 25

New Parent Orientation


Freshman Orientation

9:00am - 1:00pm

Transfer Orientation

9:00am - 11:00am

Kaleidoscope practice