A Catholic, independent, college-prep school for girls, ages 1 – 12th grade.

Visiting Authors + Speakers Series

Academy of the Sacred Heart believes that every student – from the youngest of ages to the graduating senior – should read, hear and be exposed to the top contemporary writers and speakers of our day. From New York Times best-sellers to local works of interest, Sacred Heart’s Visiting Author + Speaker Series continues to bring award-winning literature and philanthropists to campus. Past speakers include COO of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg, activist and philanthropist Jane Goodall, international best-seller Rick Riordan, Fancy Nancy illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser, and more. Whether our guests are integrated into curriculum or they are open to the public, our vision is to enhance the literary and global awareness of our community.

Questions? Contact Jana Fogleman, Community Outreach Coordinator

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Posted Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 3:28:12 PM
Academy of the Sacred Heart senior, Abbey Hebert, was named the winner of the SCBWI student writing contest at this year's JambaLAya KidLit Conference 2019.
Posted Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 1:53:00 PM
Today, award-winning picture book author Mac Barnett presented his new book CIRCLE (and her best friends TRIANGLE and SQUARE) to Sacred Heart Lower School students.
Posted Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 8:00:00 AM
Bestselling Young Adult author Marissa Meyer visited with her many fans at Sacred Heart during her book tour for ARCHENEMIES, the second book in the series following RENEGADES.
Posted Friday, Sep 28, 2018 10:11:29 AM
As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Beatriz Ball spoke to the Upper School.
Posted Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 10:00:00 AM
Rising ASH third grader Ellie Garrett joined eight-year-old author Callie Chapman earlier this week as Callie presented a check for $1,500 to Children's Hospital of New Orleans.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 10:13:00 AM
Academy of the Sacred Heart freshman, Isabel Rees, was named the winner of the SCBWI 100-word student writing contest at this year's JambaLAya KidLit Conference.
Posted Friday, Feb 16, 2018 12:44:13 PM
On Tuesday, February 6, in collaboration with Garden District Books, the Little Hearts and Lower School Sacred Heart girls welcomed Fancy Nancy illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser.

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