Best of 2020

From podcasts to pandemic and videos to virtual learning coverage, here are the highlights of a year like no other.

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Natalie Dosmond '21

Take a look at the adviser’s picks for the best pieces of 2020.

2020 was quite the year, for the world and for the King Street Chronicle.  In the face of the coronavirus pandemic and political division, the KSC staff worked to produce informative, educational, and entertaining pieces for the Sacred Heart Greenwich community and beyond.  In 2020, the KSC amassed 63,203 page views, 10,712 new users, and nine Best of SNO awards.  Here are 14 of the best articles, podcasts, and videos from 2020, chosen by our adviser, Ms. Matilde Larson.

Most Viewed

Mrs. Angela Lewis shares her message of forgiveness, by Leah Allen ’22: Mrs. Angela Lewis visits Sacred Heart Greenwich for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day prayer service, sharing her father’s story to promote the power of forgiveness.

Best Features

Behind the scenes of COVID-19 testing with Mr. Rick Chandler, by Charlotte Burchetta ’22 and Libby Kaseta ’22: Mr. Rick Chandler from Montefiore Hospital in The Bronx, New York discusses the process behind COVID-19 testing in the first months of the pandemic.

Best News

Ms. Margaret Brennan ’98 speaks on the importance of media literacy, by Leah Allen ’22: Sacred Heart Greenwich alumna visits the Upper School to highlight the importance of media literacy and how to avoid misinformation.

Best Opinions

COVID-19 has transformed the world into a classroom, by Sydney Kim ’20: We must expand the definition and application of education during the coronavirus pandemic.

Best Sports & Health

Spring sports teams together in heart while apart, by Libby Kaseta ’22: Sacred Heart Greenwich athletes maintain school spirit despite a virtual spring season.

Best Arts & Entertainment

Arts programs confront boundaries within COVID-19’s restrictions, by Charlotte Burchetta ’22: The Arts Department at Sacred Heart Greenwich ensures that the show will go on through adapting to new regulations.

Best Interview Outside of the Sacred Heart Community

Future CEO of Citigroup gives advice to the next generation of global leaders, by Natalie Dosmond ’21: Ms. Jane Fraser imparts knowledge to young women who are on the path to become the next global leaders.

Best Featured Image

Ms. Jennie Chieco ’13 on the COVID-19 frontlines, by Sydney Kim ’20: Sacred Heart Greenwich alumna works on the frontlines of the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

Best Video

Winter musical preview 2020, produced by Natalie Dosmond ’21, Dylan Drury ’22, and Caroline Baranello ’20:  The cast members of Matilda share their favorite moments in producing the musical.

Best Podcast

Women’s Stories in History and Today, produced by Leah Allen ’22 and Sydney Kim ’20: In honor of Women’s History Month, King Street Conversations focuses on the ways in which the portrayal, expectations, and empowerment of women have changed with time.

Best “Humans of Sacred Heart” – Tie

Morgan Wilkens ’21, compiled by Claire Moore ’22.

Mr. Karl Haesler, compiled by Natalie Dosmond ’21.

Best Art of the Week – Tie

“Boone” by Sydney O’Connor ’21, compiled by Lé-Anne Johnson ’21.

“Sunbathing” by Kara Hodge ’20, compiled by Lé-Anne Johnson ’21.

Featured Image by Natalie Dosmond ’21