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Encyclopedia > Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School (Coraopolis)
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School
Established 1932
Type of institution Private Catholic
Principal Sr. M. Francine Horos, CSSF
Location Moon Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Colors Purple and Gold
Mascot Chargers
Website http://www.olsh.org/

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School is a private Catholic high school in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. It is a ministry of the Felician Sisters. Among students and in colloquial terms, it is referred to as OLSH.[1] Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... A principal is generally the chief administrator in an elementary school, middle school, or high school. ... Moon Township is located along the Ohio River in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... It has been suggested that Red-violet be merged into this article or section. ... Gold is a shade of the color yellow closest to that of gold metal. ... A mascot, originally a fetish-like term for any person, animal, or thing supposed to bring luck, is now something—typically an animal or human character—used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team (the name often corresponds with the mascot... A modern-day knight on a draft horse in late medieval plate armor jousting at a Renaissance Fair War Horses have been used in human warfare for millennia, probably since the time of domestication of the horse. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... Main article: Secondary education High school is a name used in some parts of the world, and particularly in North America, to describe the last segment of compulsory education. ... Moon Township is located along the Ohio River in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... Blessed Mary Angela Truszkowska, Foundress of the Felician Sisters Sr. ...


History

OLSH first opened its doors September of 1932 to girls in the ninth and tenth grades. OLSH's website reports that some of these students studied to enter the sisterhood, while others came from nearby communities. Eventually provisions were made for boarders as well.[2] Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ...


However, by the late sixties, the aspirancy and the boarding facilities were phased out and OLSH was ready to enter a new era, first admitting male students in 1970. Currently students from fourteen different school districts come together to form the OLSH community.[2] Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women at the same school facilities. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ...


Location

OLSH is located on a 75-acre campus in in Moon Township, about 12 miles west of Pittsburgh. Moon Township is located along the Ohio River in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ...


Notes

  1. ^ What's an "OLSH"?. History of OLSH. Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School. Retrieved on 2007-02-08.
  2. ^ a b Our History. History of OLSH. Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School. Retrieved on 2007-02-08.

 
 

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