Just for Fun


Just for Fun


All the good times and laughs of the Sacred Heart girls, past and present.

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Sr. Mary Kay Stahl recalls the price of tuition in the 1940's.

Sr. Mary Kay Stahl remembers the "Victorian etiquette".

The Year of 1956
Kathleen McCarthy discusses how the year of 1956 was a "transition year" in many ways.

Girls Learn Leadership
Kathleen McCarthy notes that SHA teaches girls leadership skills.

Sacred Heart's Influence
Kathleen McCarthy reflects on the influence SHA has had on her life.

S.H.A. vs. SHA
Kathleen McCarthy notes that the school was referred to as "S.H.A."

Choosing SHA
Kathleen McCarthy remembers what encouraged her to go to SHA.

Night in the School Convent
Kathleen McCarthy recounts the time she spent a night in the school convent.

Playing Outside
Sr. Agnes Schubert remembers playing on the lawn at the old school building located at Washington Street.

The Walk Home
Sr. Agnes Schubert remembers walking to the bus from school.

The Walk to School
Betty Kempkes Waclawek remembers cutting across the golf course to get to school.

Radiator Leak
Sr. Catherine Tronolone recalls the time the radiator leaked at SHA.

Walk From Bailey
Kathleen McCarthy talks about the walk each day from Bailey Avenue to Sacred Heart.

Walk From Bailey Bus Stop
Kathleen McCarthy recounts the bus ride to school from the city.

Lunchtime Socializing
Mary Ann Cheney remembers doing the jitterbug during lunch.

Prom Dress Netting
Mary Ann Wurstner Cheney discusses prom dress code in the 1950's.

Dancing During Lunch
Sr. Maura Fortkort recalls dancing with her friends during her lunch period.

Pulling Pranks
Lisa Cheney talks about senior pranks.

Taking Arms Off The Statue
Janice Cheney talks about pranks pulled involving the Jesus statue.

First Impressions
Sr. Nancy Fortkort remembers her first impression of SHA.

The Teachers
Sr. Nancy Fortkort admires the uniqueness of each Sister.

Sister Ita
Sr. Maria remembers Sr. Ita and some pranks students would pull.

Driving Students Home
Sr. Connie remembers driving some students home from school.

Alumnae Traditions
Sr. Karen Allen discusses alumnae traditions her class still participates in.

Dress Down Days
The Cheneys discuss dress down days.

Work  Study
Janice and Lisa Cheney remember participating in work study programs and driving the school car.

St. Joe's Dances
Courtney Timms remembers dances at St. Joe's.

Senior Pranks
Ann Meissner Sawyer recalls senior pranks in the 1980s

Sr. Maria and the Streakers
Ann Meissner Sawyer remembers Sr. Maria chasing streaking boys around the school

The Shoe
Remember The Shoe? Ann Meissner Sawyer on the school car.

B Day
When B Day became Beyonce Day - Agnes Santiano

Betty Horrigan remembers dances and proms in the 1960s

Cross Country Trip
Barb Rooney recalls the times Sister Mara took students on a cross country trip - in a school bus!

Breaking the Rules
Barb Waclawek remembers being a bit of a trouble maker

Mark Spitz Prank
Barb Waclawek remembers a prank involving a prank and the library shades

Almost Trouble
Jenna Wegrzyn remembers once almost getting in trouble...

Europe Trip
Jenna Wegrzyn recalls traversing Europe on a school trip

Jenna Wegrzyn remembers proms at the end of the 2000s

Maureen Forrester Finney remembers her prom in the 1980s

Senior Stampede
Kayla Burt recalls the Senior Stampede of 2013

Bike Hike
Pat Smyton remembers biking around Buffalo with girlfriends from SHA.

Dancing in the Gym
Pat Smyton remembers dancing in the gym

Leave Room for the Holy Spirit
Sarah Belliotti remembers being told to "leave room for the Holy Spirit"

Pranking Sr. Maria
Sr. Maria remembers when students pranked her!

Pranks in Athletes Alley
Courtney Timms remembers razzing her fellow athletes

Post Prom Party
Vermonica James remembers attending the post Prom party, and not Prom!

Open Campus
Jenna and Ann Wegrzyn remember that seniors were allowed to leave campus during free periods

Commute from the City
Betty Horrigan made some of her best friends on the commute from the city

An SHA Letterman Jacket Surprise
Maureen Finney shares the story of how she surprised her daughter Maeve with her SHA acceptance letter

Family Involvement
Courtney Timms realizes just how deeply involved students' families are in SHA life.

Sharing Dresses
The Belliotti sisters recall how the girls in their classes used to just shared dresses

Lip Reading on the Basketball Court
Barb Waclawek tells the story of a teammate who could read lips

Embellishing Stories About Sr Maria
Sr. Maria Pares talks about how she thinks alumni embellish how strict she was in gym
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