The Emerald


How to “Fix” Breakout Rooms

Stella Mullin '22, Opinion Editor October 28, 2020

Breakout rooms. Let me get this straight, I have to go into a virtual conversation with random students, some of whom I’ve never met before, let alone even seen, and somehow connect, share, and discuss...

Past editions of the SHC yearbook. The 2020-2021 edition is sure to be very different.

The SHC Yearbook Needs YOU!

October 25, 2020

The Emerald is publishing this message as a courtesy to the SHC Yearbook staff. As we’re sure you are aware, this year is not normal, and everyone has had to shift their lives in one way or another....

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: Book Society’s Summer Exploration of Racism in Ourselves and Our Communities

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: Book Society’s Summer Exploration of Racism in Ourselves and Our Communities

Mimi Dineen '22, VPA Editor September 25, 2020

With the quick closing of school last March, students and staff were drawn into seclusion, limiting resources for students and faculty to learn. Online learning became the center of attention, without...

Ms. Borwell, the freshmen, and I gather together in our Frosh Fam session on Zoom. We are happily the leaders for this group of ten (two not shown) amazing freshmen.

The SHC Frosh Experience: Digital Learning Edition

Nicole Mabborang ‘23, Copy Editor September 18, 2020

SHC’s Class of 2024 consists of 345 charismatic and talented students. Due to COVID-19, many changes have taken place as they transition into the new 2020-21 school year. This high school environment...

Graphic Novels with Ms. McFadden (we tried to high five each other)

Update: School Life in Times of Quarantine

Safia Jaleel '21, Managing Editor September 4, 2020

When SHC first closed due to the coronavirus in March, students were certain that we would be back in the presence of each other within two weeks. Here we are, six months later, graced with only the company...

To Be or Not to Be: Football Amidst a Pandemic

To Be or Not to Be: Football Amidst a Pandemic

Benjamin Cervantez '21, Sports Editor August 21, 2020

Ben Cervantez, the author of this article, is a member of the SHC Varsity Football Team.  People were cautiously optimistic. COVID-19 cases across the nation began to slow as summer began. Sacred Heart...

I Am Not a Virus

Quiet, but Not Unheard: Racism Against Asians

Amy La '20, Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2020

Amidst the crisis of COVID-19, there has been an increase in discrimination towards East Asian minorities. Plastered across many television screens, as well as social media sites such as Instagram, news...

Graduating during SIP - Class of 2020

Graduating during SIP – Class of 2020

May 21, 2020

With the help of the English department, the Emerald asked the Class of 2020 for a few words of wisdom and reflection. Here is what they had to say about clearing out their lockers, saying goodbye to high...

Left: Alden Standley ‘20, Right: Tuan “Harry” Nguyen ‘20

Congratulations to the 2020 SHC Valedictorian & Salutatorian!

Eric Coestad '21, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2020

The Emerald would like to extend our deepest congratulations to the Class of 2020. Congratulations to Alden Standley ‘20 for being named Valedictorian & Harry Nguyen ‘20 for being named Salutatorian...

SHC student doodling away her boredom during SIP

Distance Learning: the Good, the Bad, and the Boring

Atessa Anoshiravani '23 May 15, 2020

Since elementary school, most of us haven’t had much time to be bored. Homework, clubs, commutes, sports, friends, and family took up our days, and technology usually snuffed out the remaining free time....

Photo Credit: SHC

“It’s Not Just About the Math”: An Interview with Ms. Pamela Gresh ‘09

Nicole Mabborang ‘23 May 13, 2020

Pamela Gresh ‘09 is one of many of SHC’s bright and intelligent math instructors. Alongside her father, Peter Gresh ‘72, who is also one of SHC’s math instructors, she is a graduate from SHC. Although...

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May 11, 2020

Congratulations to the Dobson Family for winning the best meme sent in for the second round! Send the best laugh forward, we mail you a special reward!    As the Dobson family shows us their...

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