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  • Students explore healthcare career opportunities

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications      

    Some Scecina students considering a good job for the future are looking at the healthcare field up close. 

    They board a Scecina bus and within about 4 minutes arrive at a major hospital, Community Hospital East, where they work with health professionals. 

    They are the first students taking a new year-long class at Scecina, Health Occupations, which combines classroom instruction and real-life experience inside the health system. They spend nearly two class periods almost every day at the hospital. The students cannot touch patients, but they get experience in a real hospital setting, said teacher Sarah Smith.... Read More

  • Principal Hegarty's final commencement address

    John Hegarty is the principal of Scecina Memorial High School. For the next school year, he will move on to a new position at Scecina, Vice President of Community Initiatives.  This is his final Commencement address as principal, given to the Class of 2017 on May 26, 2017.    

    Congratulations! You have come to the end of this part of the journey we call life. You have succeeded in all areas of high school life and have left Scecina Memorial High School a better place. 

    As many of you know I love to travel. For years I would spend hours reading and remembering maps. Now I just get the phone or GPS and put in where I want to go and the directions pop up. Even though... Read More

  • Congratulations to Class of 2017 valedictorian, salutatorian

    John Hegarty, the principal of Scecina Memorial High School, today announced this year’s valedictorian and salutatorian.

    “Today I'm pleased to announce Jacqueline Kennedy (right) as the valedictorian and Robert Lee Beauregard “Bo” Sims as the salutatorian of the Class of 2017,” Mr. Hegarty said. Jacqueline is the daughter of John and Cris Kennedy. Bo is the son of Gus Sims and Valerie Jackson-Sims

    Both are parishioners at Our Lady of Lourdes ... Read More