Sacred Heart High School Appoints Jean J. Marston as Vice Principal

10/9/17

Jean J. Marston

Sacred Heart School, a private, Catholic, co-educational school for students in preschool through grade 12, is pleased to announce that Jean J. Marston of Hanover has been named High School Vice Principal.

Prior to joining Sacred Heart, Marston was the Assistant Principal at Archbishop Williams High School and previously held the post of Director of Curriculum and Instruction with Cardinal Spellman High School.

Her career as an educator includes Technology Coordinator/Computer Studies, Department Chair at Cardinal Spellman, Computer Science Teacher with the Freetown-Lakeville School District and as an Adjunct Professor at Framingham State College.

Marston received a B.S.B.A. degree from the Boston University School of Management and earned her Master’s in Educational Leadership from Bridgewater State College (now University). She is presently a doctoral candidate at Lesley University; her Dissertation Proposal is entitled: "Teachers Understanding of Neuroeducation to Enhance Student Learning."

Marston had the honor of speaking at the Massachusetts Educational Technical Administrators Association Conference in 2012 and has authored the iBook “Aligning Instruction to Brain-Based Learning.”

She and her husband Clay Marston live in Hanover and are the parents of three grown children.

“We welcome Jean to the Sacred Heart community,” said Sacred Heart School President Sister Myra Rodgers, CDP. “Her extensive experience as an educator, outstanding leadership skills, dedication to her profession and commitment to students make her the ideal person to fill the pivotal role of our high school’s vice principal.”

About Sacred Heart School

Sacred Heart School is a private, co-educational Catholic school system, providing educational opportunities for students from preschool through grade 12 in 35 communities throughout southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod. As a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Divine Providence, Sacred Heart School strives to inspire minds, define character and encourage responsible leadership through a curriculum that prepares students to pursue knowledge throughout their lives.

Situated on 100 acres with a present enrollment of 725 students, the Sacred Heart campus encompasses an Early Education Center, Elementary School and High School. The school offers a strong liberal arts curriculum and cutting-edge technology programs in combination with extensive athletic, arts and extra-curricular activities to ensure students a well-rounded education.

Founded in 1947, the school has seen many changes since its inception, including the recent construction of a $2 million Science and Innovation Center, upgrades to the Observatory, the addition of a large organic garden, a new robotics program at the kindergarten level and a full complement of beautiful athletic fields and facilities.

The campus is in use throughout the year as the site of several vibrant summer programs, including SHIELD (Sacred Heart Interdisciplinary Education Leadership Development), the school’s proprietary summer enrichment program and Camp Morningstar, a long-standing recreational camp with sailing, swimming, sports, games and field trips.

Sacred Heart is proud of its near 100% college acceptance rate and pleased to offer its students opportunities to participate in internship programs with regional financial and technological firms.

Sacred Heart is led by President Sister Myra Rodgers, CDP, who holds Masters degrees in Theology and Music. High School Principal Michael Gill holds a doctorate in Education.

Sacred Heart School welcomes students of all faiths and diverse backgrounds. The school prides itself in a commitment to developing the whole student, offering an independent school atmosphere and top-tier academics. The Sacred Heart campus is located at 251-399 Bishops Highway, Kingston, MA 02364. For additional information about the school, please visit www.sacredheartkingston.com or call 781-585-7511.

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