Alumna and WWII Pilot Bev Beesemyer Speaks to FSHA Students

On March 12, Beverly “Bev” Beesemyer spoke to students at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy during their annual Suegene Kim Assembly. At 95 years old, Beesemyer is one of FSHA’s oldest living alumna, having graduated from the school in 1937. While that honor alone is enough to warrant celebration, Beesemyer’s experiences as part of the WASP […]

FSHA Holds Baccalaureate, Graduation Ceremonies

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy held two traditional ceremonies the first weekend of June to celebrate the close of four years at FSHA for the 96 seniors in the class of 2011. The first ceremony was the  Baccalaureate, held on Saturday, June 4 on the Senior Lawn. Tologs, dressed in white caps and gowns, and their […]

FSHA Students Named Winners in Essay Contest

Three students at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy were named winners in the annual essay contest sponsored by the Los Angeles Times in conjunction this year with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Kaiser Permanente. The essay topic revolved around achieving a healthy lifestyle. Rachel Koo, a boarder from South Korea, took first place in the freshman […]

FSHA Students Join Shantytown for a Good Cause

Living in the shoes of a homeless person certainly resonated with three sophomores from Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy who stayed the night in “Shantytown,” an experience for high school and college students sponsored by Habitat for Humanity in the parking lot of Pasadena Nazarene Church on Feb. 4. The reality-driven fundraiser was organized to advocate […]

FSHA Academic Decathletes Take First in Division 2

The Academic Decathlon team at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy placed first in Div. 2 for the second consecutive year in the private school regional competition held Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 at Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills. The team raked in 34 medals during the two-day event. Third-year decathlete Mimi Spindle performed at […]

FSHA’s Speech & Debate Novices Shine

New members of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s Speech and Debate team performed well in their first tournaments. Freshman Dani Chavez participated in the Southern California Debate League for novices in late November. She scored in the top 10% in a field of 32 competitors in oratorical interpretation with Lady Gaga’s “Prime Rib of America” speech, […]

FSHA Drive Replenishes Food Banks

The annual food drive at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy took on extra urgency this year as the recession meant that more families were in need both at Thanksgiving and Christmas. “The drive normally would end at Thanksgiving, but we have expanded it because the need was so very great,” explained Rosemary Johnston, moderator of the […]

FSHA’s Academic Decathletes Visit New York City

The academic decathlon team at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy explored New York City for a week recently to broaden the girls’ studies of the Great Depression for their upcoming competition in late January. Many of the sites visited related to the team’s knowledge of Depression-era art. They wandered the Metropolitan Museum of Art where they […]

FSHA inducts three sisters into Hall of Fame

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy inducted three talented sisters into its Hall of Fame on Sept. 26 during the school’s annual family Mass and fiesta celebration. Laura MacPherson Fredricks of the class of 1988, Heather MacPherson Smith of the class of 1991 and Melissa MacPherson Korn of the class of 1997 all excelled in swimming and […]

FSHA soccer camp features guest coaches

FSHA soccer camp features guest coaches

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s annual three-day soccer camp, held July 6-8 to introduce incoming freshman players to the high school’s varsity team, was led this summer by two guest coaches with outstanding credentials. “We’ve done this at our camp for many years,” explained FSHA co-coach Frank Pace. “It’s great for the players.” Both guest coaches […]