Building & Grounds


Building & Grounds

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New School
Sr. Agnes Schubert discusses going to SHA in the 1930's.

History of SHA
Sr. Maura Fortkort recalls the history of Sacred Heart Academy.

Library Assistant
Kathleen McCarthy remembers a punishment given by the Latin teacher/ Librarian.

Root Cellar
Sr. Mara discusses the root cellar located near the back of the school.

Backdrop of Chapel Altar
Sr. Mara talks about the backdrop behind the altar in the chapel.

Business Wing
Sr. Mara discusses the old business wing and how its changed.

Convent Before Renovation
Sr. Mara recalls what the convent used to be like before renovations were made to turn it into classrooms.

Convent Priest Dining Room
Sr. Mara discusses the dining room in the convent only used by priests.

Sr. Mara talks about the elevator located in the school.

Main Office
Sr. Mara discusses the old use for the main office of the school.

Music Rehearsal Rooms
Sr. Mara discusses the music rehearsal rooms.

Stained Glass Outside The Chapel
Sr. Mara talks about the stained glass located outside of the chapel.

Old Porch
Sr. Mara recalls how an old porch area is now where the bridge entrance currently is located.

The New Gym
Sr. Karen Allen talks about the new gym.

The Library
Agnes Santiano describes the library.

The Sound Booth
Agnes Santiano describes the sound booth above the auditorium.

School Changes
Jeanette Piscitello notes that the building changes, but the needs remain the same.

New Gym
Kayla Burt shares how SHA decided to build a new gym once she graduated.

Old Gym
Courtney Timms remembers spending countless hours in the old gym.

Senior Nooks
Vermonica James remembers spending time in the senior nooks.

Never Really Alone
Jeanette Piscitello recalls being in the school after dark - and though they felt alone, they never really were!

Moving from Washington Street to Main
Sr. Agnes Schubert recalls playing on the front lawn, and the cold storage cave in the backyard of SHA -- when she first started attending school there in 1931 as a primary school student.
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