Welcome From the Principal

People tell us we are the "best kept secret in Troy!" Our first class graduated in 1927, and Sacred Heart School has been ever growing and changing since then. The brick and mortar of our large building, in many ways, represents the solid, Christian, academic foundation that our students receive here. Our curriculum is aligned with the Common Core Standards that are in place throughout our country. In addition to the rigor of Common Core, all children receive instruction in Spanish, Music, Technology, Physical Education and Art. Our teachers are dedicated to the ministry of teaching young children, while also instilling the importance of good character, service to others and values. We invite you to call for a personal tour of our "great school with a big heart!"

  • Important Dates

    1. Secret Santa Shop

      December 12
    2. Secret Santa Shop

      December 13 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
    3. Christmas Concert Grades 1-6

      December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    4. Christmas Concert-Nativity PK, K and 6th

      December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    5. Early Dismissal 11:30am

      December 22 @ 11:30 am

Recent News Stories

Calling all elves!

We are still in need of parent volunteers to help staff our Secret Santa Shop all day tomorrow and Wednesday morning. Please contact Karen in the school office if you can help. Thank you!

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We just celebrated something special here at Sacred Heart Church and School!
Antonio Morabito, a fourth grader at Sacred Heart School, was awarded the Parvuli Dei Medal at today’s morning assembly. The purpose of the Parvuli Dei program is to help Cub Scouts explore a wide range of activities in order to discover the presence of God in their daily lives as members of their families and parishes. They also develop a positive self-image through contributions the make to the group and/or community.
Mrs. Morabito received a miniature version of the medal for her dedication to raising her son in the Catholic faith.
The last recorded time that this medal was awarded to Cub Scouts in our area was 1986!
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Another Star is Born and a Grade 6 Tradition Continues

Our very own Audrey Roney performed wonderfully in today’s performance! She artistically acquired the turkey for “Mr. Scrooge” and helped to make his Christmas merry! Thank you Mrs. Mooney for sharing your photos.


Sixth grade had lunch together at Manory’s after the show and took their traditional photo while downtown.

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More elves are needed!

Mrs. Testo is chairing our Secret Santa Shop and several elves are needed to fill in a few gaps in our staffing schedule.

Helpers are needed for set up – Monday, December 11th 1-3/4 pm and shopping then take down on Wednesday, December 13th 8:15-12:30.

Please let Mrs. Snyder know if you can help out (ksnyder.shs@gmail.com or 518-274-3655)

Thank you!

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Thank You!

Thank you to all who attended Saturday’s Christkindlmarket and last night’s singing at Colonie Center.


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Pre K Blue Room and Pre K Yellow Room

Mrs. Ciccone’s and Mrs. Brady’s Pre K rooms have been very busy! Houses, wreaths and ugly Christmas sweaters!


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The Giving Tree

Our Sacred Heart Community “Giving Tree” is up! Please feel free to take an ornament to help local families this holiday season!

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Mr. G’s Fun Camp December 26th-29th

Mr. G’s Fun Camp Flyer:

Mr. G’s Fun Camp

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News Flash!

  1. Sacred Heart is going paypal!! This is an effecient way for parents to pay for items from the comfort of their own home! On our home page you will see a donate button. After clicking on that you have a choice to pay by a credit card of enter into your paypal account. Attach a message for what you are paying for and click donate now!
    We are eliminating our credit card machine in the office as the fees associated with it continue to rise. We hope this option makes the lives of our families a little more convenient!
  2. Please join us this Saturday (5:00-9:00 pm) for the Sacred Heart Christkindlmarket. This is a German tradition which celebrates the Advent/Christmas Season in a very unique way. There will be activities for all ages! Special thanks to the committee members who have worked diligently over the past several months.
  3. Singing at Colonie Center and the 5 Guy’s Burgers fundraiser (bring your flyer) next Monday, December 4th.
  4. December 8th: 9:00 am liturgy, Father Vaughan’s birthday and PSA Movie Night at 6:30 pm.  Movie Night Flier 2017
  5. Congratulations to the SHS Running Club!           
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Grade 6 Field Trip

Wonder here we come! 6th grade read the book this summer for their project! It is a great story about acceptance and seeing others for who they are! A trait we look to instill in all our students at Sacred Heart!!

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