My name is Sarah Svien and this is my 18th year here at Sacred Heart. I am a graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato. 

I am here on Monday and Tuesday. You can reach me by calling the school office or by email at ssvien(at)

I look forward to helping students find "just right" books that will foster their love of reading. 

Monday Classes: 
Pre-K 4 AM 
Pre-K 4  Technology
1st Grade
2nd Grade
5th Grade

Tuesday Classes:
Pre-K 3
3rd Grade
4th Grade

Grades 6-8 will come to check out books during their language or reading class periods. 

Accelerated Reader

To check on your child's AR progress please visit:

To search for book levels and quizzes please visit

Students are not allowed to take tests from home due to the license agreement with Accelerated Reader. 

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Sacred Heart School participates in Minnesota Youth Reading Awards programs.
For a list of books nominated for the award please visit Minnesota Youth Reading Awards website

                                                                                    Star of the North Book Award for 2nd Grade
As a class we will read the 10 nominated titles for the MN Star of the North Book Award and participate in voting in the spring. 

Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award for grades 3-8 

Students will be introduced to the nominated books with book talks. This a voluntary program to encourage students to read. 
Lovelace voting and party will be in April. In order to attend the Lovelace party students must read at least 3 of the 2018-2019 nominated books.