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Sacred Heart Villa Teachers Keep in Touch Through Distance Learning
Our dedicated teachers have stepped up to the challenge of creating learning plans during this challenging time while Sacred Heart Villa is closed due to the Coronavirus.  Kindergarten and PreK parents came by school to pick up students’ books which had been packed up by their teachers. T...

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Villa Celebrates Blessed Clelia's Birthday
The Sacred Heart Villa celebrated the birthday of Blessed Clelia Merloni, foundress of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, on Tuesday, March 10, with an original play written by teachers, Ms. Karen and Sister Bridget.  The play was performed by the Kindergarten students, under the direct...

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Clelia play, Kindergarten
Park Playscape Signs Entering New Phase
The work on the signs for the new playscape at Forest Park has entered the next phase.   Ellie Stevens and Madison Beirne from Forest Park Forever came to Sacred Heart Villa with Andrew Wald from Interoboro Partners, the design company of the playscape.  Three shapes were ch...

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SHV Designs Playscape Signs

Posted on November 14, 2019 in: General News

SHV Designs Playscape Signs
Sacred Heart Villa has entered the second phase of the Forest Park Forever Playscape project.  In early October, as one of 4 schools selected to participate, the children of Sacred Heart Villa spent a day experiencing the trail and creek area of the park.  The children in grades Nursery 2,...

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SHV Chosen for Forest Park Project
Sacred Heart Villa Chosen for Forest Park Project The children and staff of Sacred Heart Villa enjoyed a day in nature in Forest Park on Tuesday, October 1st.  They were invited by Ellie Stevens, Education Coordinator of Forest Park Forever, to participate in a special project related to the...

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Villa Gets Sensory Walk

Posted on May 11, 2019 in: General News

Villa Gets Sensory Walk
Volunteers from Maritz, Rebuilding Together St. Louis, and St. Joseph Academy joined forces on Friday, May 10 to add pizzazz to the back area of the play yard at Sacred Heart Villa.  Employees from Maritz partnered with Rebuilding Together in St. Louis to build a sensory walk along the back fen...

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May Traditions Continue at SHV
The rain soaked grounds did not dampen the annual May celebrations at Sacred Heart Villa on Saturday, May 4th.  The May Crowning and barbecue took place as planned with a few weather related adjustments.  The May Crowning was held indoors on the playroom stage which was beautifully decorat...

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SHV Shines at Blessed Clelia Mass
Sacred Heart Villa had a strong presence at the Mass commemorating the beatification of Blessed Clelia Merloni at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis on April 6, 2019.  Sister Maria Battaglia led the procession, carrying the relic of Blessed Clelia.  At the Offertory, Sister Bridget Smith,...

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Recent News at SHV

Posted on February 26, 2019 in: General News

Recent News about Sacred Heart Villa and staff: Day care in a blizzard? Nuns of Sacred Heart Villa vow to never let working families down Sr. Bridget was featured in an archdiocesan publication recently The following are resources that you and your family can enjoy at home. These links can also reinforce skills that are being taught in school. www.cookie.com www.healthteacher.com ...

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Reggio Workshop Inspires Villa Teaching Staff
The teachers and staff of Sacred Heart Villa were treated to a special presentation on the Reggio inspired teaching philosophy at a workshop in the staff room on the evening of May 9.  Presenters, Uchenna Ogu and Kathryn Bruntrager, both teachers at the College School in Webster Groves, showed ...

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SHV is a Certified Outdoor Classroom
Sacred Heart Villa has been working with the Missouri Botanical Garden to build garden areas for the children to experience nature though the study of plants in their natural settings.  After completing all the classes, and following current building guides, the Villa has been awarded the statu...

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