“This project is perfect for Duchesne. It is part of our Sustainability Program, which is based in Pope Francis’ Laudato Si, and is rooted in Goal 4: a social awareness that impels to action,” said Krakowski, who is celebrating his 24th year as a Sacred Heart educator at Duchesne.
As I gazed at this sculpture of Mary as Tender Mother, so tenderly holding the baby Jesus, just as I tenderly hold my son Maverick, a sense of gratitude flooded my entire being. Gratitude for my son. Gratitude for the gift of motherhood. Gratitude for Mary.
JoEllen Sumpter, RSCJ, A’58/C’62, has died. She passed away peacefully on November 16, at the retirement home for the Religious of the Sacred Heart in Atherton, California.
The collection includes the world’s largest private collection of HEMIs, a stunning lineup of Plymouth Superbirds, and a 1970 Chevelle, known as the most powerful American car built from the factory!
“Timely professional development is hard to come by during the school year. By hosting this event on an in-service day, we are providing teachers new tools they can take back to their classrooms the very next day,” said Jason Schlesiger, Duchesne Academy Director of Technology.
When Pope Francis announced that 2021 was the year of St. Joseph, I was delighted! My mom sent me a whole book of prayers to St. Joseph. Tucked in the pages is the prayer she taught me, years ago, but there are so many other beautiful prayers there too!
Maria Cruz wanted Duchesne students to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and in the process share part of her culture with her daughter’s classmates.
OMAHA - A Duchesne Academy student is returning to school with a new title: National Champion. Caleigh Copenhaver, A’22, competed in six riding disciplines at the 2021 Arabian Youth Nationals in Oklahoma City - the top competition for youth in the sport. She won...
OMAHA, Neb -- Duchesne Academy’s 2021 commencement ceremony will be the first full-capacity event at Saint Cecilia Cathedral since March 2020, the school announced Tuesday. Graduation will take place on the evening of May 27. Administrators encourage students and...
Given the difficulties presented by Covid, school administrators challenged seniors with guiding younger students and ensuring they continue to build a supportive community.
“Service this year has been a lot of seeing what we can do in our immediate community and really getting our school community involved,” Barnes said.
Trisha Rajaram’s, A’23, work titled, Peeping, received third place and will be displayed in Bacon’s Omaha office.
“I believe people want to do what they can to live more sustainably. We’ve seen students fully embrace this program because we’ve taken steps to make it as easy as possible for them to make sustainable choices,” Krakowski said.
The varsity and junior varsity teams collected and donated 54 sports bras to Football for the World Foundation, a local nonprofit that donates soccer equipment to children locally and globally.
A confident student has the ability to help others, Ewing told the students.
“Speak up for those who don’t have a voice,” she said.
This scholarship awards students who “have a high aptitude to succeed, but whose talents are not evident through the standard metrics used to qualify students for significant merit scholarships at Creighton University,” according to the university.
At a time when many high school students start to let off the gas and prepare for college, Clary Doyle has worked to make the most of her final year at Duchesne.
Seven seniors from Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart have been named National Merit Finalists. This group represents nearly 10 percent of the senior class, one of the highest percentages of National Merit Finalists for a class in school history.
OMAHA (Duchesne Academy) – She was nearly 20 years into her teaching career but Martha Heck felt something was now missing. She loved her students at Elkhorn High School, but the job just wasn’t the same since leaving Cathedral High two years earlier following its...
The drive is part of the school’s Sustainability Program. Since 2018, Duchesne has diverted more than 1,100 pounds of lights from landfills to recycling programs.
Four Duchesne Academy student-athletes have committed to continue playing their sport at the collegiate level. They have demonstrated the ability to thrive in unusual playing and practicing conditions while not losing focus of what is truly important in life. Anna...
Ms. Dorothy Johnson’s responsibilities include connecting with all members of the Duchesne community to promote inclusion in every facet of school life.
“Though we learned about women all over the world, we decided on this project to help women in our community,” said club co-president Clary Doyle, A21.
Duchesne Academy’s Advancement Department decided in June to change Congé 2021 from the traditional gala to a collection of smaller events that will conclude with an exciting five-day bidding period January 25-30, 2021.
Duchesne community, Today I come to you with news that I suspect will be very welcome by many of you and for others will cause great anxiety and concerns. I want you to know that we want to support all of our families and hope that you will talk to us about any...
Alumnae and RSCJ would hardly recognize the space on the third floor – because it used to be a bathroom before it was closed off years ago.
Duchesne Academy Class of 2020 graduate Raleigh Kreis has earned an exclusive Stamps Scholarship. Kreis’ application was among those selected from a field of more than 263,000. The scholarship covers the cost of the recipient’s tuition and also provides additional...
This effort comes after Duchesne donated goggles from chemistry labs to local doctors and nurses.
Duchesne Academy is using technology traditionally reserved for teaching to make personal protective equipment for healthcare professionals.
Duchesne’s power use has dropped significantly since closing in March due to the persistent community spread of COVID-19 but the panels are powering some crucial equipment in the school’s DREAM lab.
Eveline Gnabasik Bethune, A05, has overhauled her company's production line to make hand sanitizer for professionals fighting the spread of COVID-19. Eveline Gnabasik Bethune, A05, and her husband, Kenneth, own and operate Coastal Bend Distilling in Beeville, Texas....
This story is from the Omaha World-Herald. By Emily Nitcher World-Herald staff writer | Mar 19, 2020 Will Anderson wants answers. Are his Omaha Central High School classmates doing all right? “You just want answers to all these questions you have,” Anderson said....
Archivist Margo Bieker, A71, uncovered House Journal entries from 1918 which shed light on how Duchesne operated during the flu pandemic.
Two Cass County natives have learned where they will serve their medical residency assignments for the next three to seven years.
WINNEBAGO, Neb. (Duchesne Academy) – Students from Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart in Omaha say they’re already anticipating growing the school’s relationship with the community of Winnebago, Nebraska, following a service trip last week. The group of eight...