Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart


School Publications

Sacred Heart Academy issues several publications throughout the year to provide news and information to all members of the SHA community. 

Heartbeat is a parent newsletter published four times per year.  It contains a message from the Head of School, information from Academy departments, general news about SHA, information about SHA-sponsored events, and articles about student, club and group activities. 

Cordecho is a periodical for SHA alumnae, families and friends that is published three times per year.  It contains a message from the Head of School, articles about SHA news, events and happenings, profiles of alumnae and students, class notes, and information about opportunities to support SHA.

The Annual Report is a Cordecho publication produced by the Development Office and contains a comprehensive listing of all donors to SHA during the previous fiscal year.

Torch is a student newspaper written, edited and published entirely by student members of the Torch Club.  It contains local, national and international news articles, student editorials, updates on SHA events, information about SHA sports, and other items of interest to the student body.  It is published four times a year and circulated to all students, faculty and staff.

Cordette is the yearbook produced by the members of the Yearbook Class. Produced digitally, the yearbook is distributed to all students at the end of the school year. The 2009 Cordette was listed in the Walsworth Publication Company's 2009 gallery of excellence.

Viewbook is a special publication by the Admissions Office that introduces prospective students and their families to SHA.  It contains basic information about SHA, our students, and the admissions process.

Raven is the student literary magazine, written, edited and published annually by the student members of the Literary Magazine Club. It contains poetry, artwork, photography, and stories created by SHA students.