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Student Media Forges Community Through New Online Outlets

Student Media Forges Community Through New Online Outlets

Finn Roblin '21 Although physical proximity has become impossible due to present circumstances, Sacred Heart has made efforts to connect everyone through student media. While everyone adjusts to an abnormal schedule, weekly broadcasts, the Heartbeat Digest, and the Daily Drop provide a reliable normalcy.  Despite the inability for people to gather at this time, the weekly broadcasts bring together everyone virtually. ASB president Jake Birdwell notes, “There is a strong sense of unity that comes with gathering as a school, and the broadcast is an attempt to do that given the restriction we have right now on coming together in…
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Online Learning Highlights Necessary Changes for In-Person Schedule

Online Learning Highlights Necessary Changes for In-Person Schedule

Axel de Vernou '21 & William Briger '21 We are in a moment of our school’s history where time has never been more relevant.  We are the first students to experience a Sacred Heart education remotely, which adds a new aspect to the conversation we have been having in the HeartBeat this semester. How does an education provided at school differ from what we can do at home, and is the time we spend in our physical classrooms allocated in the best way possible? In this article, the HeartBeat is analyzing both the in-person and online schedule to help discuss…
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School Closure Forces SHP to Rethink Curriculum

School Closure Forces SHP to Rethink Curriculum

Andrew Samuels '23 With just two days' notice, the SHP faculty were forced to completely rethink the way that the teaching profession has operated for over a century -- they needed to learn to teach in a virtual setting. The March 10th COVID-19 order to close SHP campus compelled teachers to change the way they engage their students and also innovate ways to recreate communities they so cherish.   The challenges teachers face are not only related to the classroom experience. “I really miss seeing my students---not only in class, but also during office hours, lunch, after school, or even in…
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