- GRADE 12
- WHY GIRLS’ SCHOOLS
VOLLEYBALL CLINICS HAVE BEGUN!
During these unprecedented times, we have been committed to keeping our athletics programs running and our athletes engaged. Our volleyball coaches have been offering skills-based training to our athletes while maintaining all COVID-19 restrictions. Our clinics have been full of fun and laughter and our athletes are learning many new skills each week. We look forward to offering more sports clinics later in the year.
SACRED’S ARMY TRAINING – SPORTS DAY 2020
On September 18th, the Girls Athletic Association (GAA) planned the first social-distance friendly sports day where students competed within their homeroom bubbles in a variety of army training activities to earn house points towards their houses. Games included a variety of activities including online trivia, obstacle courses, and target games. The GAA army representatives evaluated each army troop and after tabulating all the scores announced the top 3 highest ranked houses. Congratulations to the 3rd place troop Durousier for earning the ranking title of Colonel, the 2nd place troop Trincano for earning the title of Lieutenant General, and the 1st place troop Hardey for earning the title of General. Congratulations to all students for your efforts and thank you to the GAA team for planning a great day of fun activities!
SAINTS REPRESENT AT THE GMAA HOCKEY ALL-STAR GAME
On November 28th, five of our Saints hockey players represented Sacred Heart at the ann
ual GMAA all-star game vs College Andre Laurendeau. With the largest delegation from any of our leagues teams, the Saints stood out on the ice. For those of you who have been following our hockey team for the past several years, these group of girls have grown our program tremendously and after winning our first 2 games of the regular season, we expect great things from this team! Congratulations to our 2019-2020 all-stars: Elena A, Zoe B, Emily C, Madison D, & Lauren G.
BANTAM & MIDGET VOLLEYBALL TEAMS MAKE IT TO THE PLAYOFFS
After a great season of volleyball, both the Sacred Heart Bantam and Midget volleyball teams made it to the playoffs! These volleyball players have worked tirelessly throughout the season to earn their spot in this year’s playoff tournament. Congratulations to all players and to coaches Ms. Lantosh & Ms. Quintal for their hard work and dedication.
FIRE & ICE SPORTS DAY
On September 20th, the girls ran through the halls of the school wearing their house shirts and proudly cheering their traditional house cheers ready for a fun afternoon at Sports Day. This year’s theme, Fire & Ice, was thought up by our incredible G.A.A (Girl’s Athletic Association) club with the hopes of splitting sports day into a Fall & Winter activity this year. Starting with Fire, the GAA Fire Department firefighters led the school in fire-themed games at a nearby field. After great competition and intense rounds of tug-of-war to close out the afternoon, Barat & Durousier tied for first place! Stay tuned for news from winter sports day.
JUVENILE BASKETBALL TEAM RETURNS HOME FROM TORONTO
The Juvenile basketball team returned home safely on Saturday night from competing in the CAIS Senior Girls Basketball tournament co-hosted by The York School and BSS in Toronto, Ontario. The tournament which was held from November 21-24 consisted of 20 competitive teams from across Canada. After earning a spot in the Division II quarter-finals, the Saints were defeated by HSC late Friday evening. In addition to playing 5 competitive games, our girls attended the Ryerson University Women’s & Men’s games on Friday evening which was a first for many of our girls! Sounds like the team had an amazing trip! Welcome home ladies!
SAINTS DEFEAT LCC IN WOMEN’S HOCKEY
On November 15th our Juvenile girls hockey team defeated LCC 7-6 on their home ice for our first win of the season! This year’s team led by captains Caitlin & Tiana (Sec V) have grown and developed together over the last 4 years and have started off the season looking strong against long time competitors like CND and LCC. We hope that this will be the first of many wins this season! Congratulations Saints!
SR CAIS SOCCER SILVER MEDALISTS
The Sr CAIS Soccer team returned from King City, Ontario on Saturday, October 13th with their heads held high and silver medals hanging from their necks. Over the course of the 3-day national tournament, the Saints faced fierce competitors and fought hard to earn their spot in the championship game. This is an accomplishment the Sr. CAIS team has not achieved in over 5 years. We fought until the very last second but we were unable to clench a win. We are so proud of our Saints and are excited to welcome them home! Special thanks to Ms. Newton for her incredible coaching throughout the tournament!