April 10, 2018   


 
 
2018-19 PARENT GUILD ELECTIONS  
Please vote for the 2018-2019  Parent Guild Board. Please click here to vote electronically or send in your hard copy that is in your Tuesday envelope. Please turn in your votes by 3PM this Friday . Thank you to all of our parents who are running for Parent Guild!



 
 
PRINCIPAL'S LETTER  


Dear H oly Name Families,
 
Welcome back! I hope you all had a wonderful Easter break. We are happy to be back in school with your children. It is hard to believe that we only have seven weeks left of our school year!

In today's newsletter Parent Guild Election Forms were sent home. Please return the ballots to the main office by Friday or  click here to vote electronically. Thanks to all of our parents who are running for positions! Next week our 2018-2019 Parent Guild Board will be sworn in at our Final Parent Guild Meeting next Wednesday, April 18th from 6-8PM. Please take time to review the agenda and RSVP form that was sent home today in your Tuesday envelopes.  We hope to see all of our families at this meeting!

These next two weekends are busy ones for Holy Name! This Saturday we have our Video Game Night and Sunday we have our Tough Cookie Fun Run. Next weekend we have our 8th Grade musical, Annie- we hope to see you at our many events!

Can you help us?!?! As we prepare for our seismic project, we are looking for some help from parents. if you have professional experience installing network cables, please contact Mr. Flaviani at vflaviani@holynamesf.com.

Summer School: Please remember that Summer School Registration ends on Friday, April 20th. Please be sure to sign up by this deadline so we can plan for our summer program.

Thanks for all of the support you give to Holy Name School. It is a true gift being able to partner with you. We hope you have a wonderful week!

Thanks,
Natalie Cirigliano, Principal

 

 
 
A MESSAGE FROM FATHER ARNOLD  
 
Our smiles, hellos, taps on the back, funny teases, jokes & naughty or even serious advices are little forms of care which usually go unnoticed...
But in reality, these are the ones that keep everyone going harmoniously.
Let us share these little things to our friends.
Good health and God bless us!
-Fr. Arnold
 
 

 
 
ANNIE, JR!  The 8th grade musical

 
"TomorrowTomorrow!  I love you!  Tomorrow!  You're only a day away!"    
Holy Name is proud to  announce that tickets are now on sale for the annual spring show!  Please see the  Annie Tickets Order Form for more information on dates, showtimes, and prices.  Tickets are first come, first served, so get those orders in early! Click here for a form. 
 
Production for the show has been a true labor of love, as the entire Holy Name community, students, parents, faculty and staff have all been working extremely hard, both after school and on some weekends, in order to bring this show to life!  From carefully hand-painting custom-made backdrops to eighth grade parents scrambling for the perfect costumes and accessories, every detail has been taken care of in order to fully immerse everyone in the style and times of the 1930's.
 
Please come join us for a wonderful night of Broadway entertainment through the classic tale of Annie!  Audience members are encouraged to come dressed in stylish 1930's attire, as the weather forecast for the show calls for sunny with a chance of audience participation!
 
Warmest smiles, and see you at the show!
     


 
The first ever Holy Name/San Francisco Tough Cookie Run is
this Sunday, April 15, at Golden Gate Park. If you've already registered, you can pick up your race number and shirt at Holy Name on Friday from 3-6pm or on race day starting at 7:30am.

Online registration ends Wednesday night, April 11 . Register here:  https://www.sweattracker.com/Registration/ToughCookie
To register after April 11, fill out the form in your Tuesday envelope. You can turn it in with a cash or check payment at the race packet pick up Friday at school or at the race Sunday.  
For more information on the rac e: https://tinyurl.com/toughcookierun

Want to win a Nintendo Switch or Giants tickets or a $100 Sports Basement gift card? Register for the Holy Name/SF Tough Cookie 5K/1K and then start fundraising. Check your registration confirmation email for the link to your personalized fundraising page. The top three student fundraisers will get the prizes mentioned above. Any student who raises $100 or gets at least 3 people to register will be invited to a pizza party. 


  


 
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HOLY NAME RUNNING CLUB 
Are you planning to run the Holy Name San Francisco Tough Cookie 5k or 1k this Sunday? Join the Holy Name Running Club! We will meet after school this WEDNESDAY. Get dressed in clothes and shoes you feel comfortable running and playing in, and meet in the school yard at 3:15 p.m. Practice should last about 45 minutes. Spread the word! It should be a fun time! Parents are welcome, too! Email Jeri Kenny for more information.   jmkenny11@gmail.com  See you Wednesday!

 

 
 
VIDEO GAME NIGHT 
Video Game Night is this Saturday, April 14!
Please see the entry form your child brought home today. You will be billed through FACTS for your number of tickets requested at $20 each.

On April 14, 5pm-10pm we are ready to boot up a bunch of games like:
  • Super Smash Bros
  • Street Figher
  • Splatoon
  • Mario Kart
  • Guitar Hero
  • ... and lots more!
Come on out and face off against Holy Name's best! Contact josh.walker@gmail.com  for more information. 
  

 

SEISMIC RETROFIT FUNDRAISER
We are continuing to fundraiser for our seismic retrofit project occurring this summer.
For your donation of $3.00 or more, your child can get  Free Dress and  BoomChickaPop kettle popcorn
this Wednesday, April 18!
  

 
 
Filling Bidder Item #333:  
"Midafternoon Escape -- Movie Day!"
(Grades K-5thONLY)
 
Monday, April 23, 2018
From 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
(This is an early dismissal day.)
 
Enjoy a movie day with friends in the Flanagan Center. 
Pizza, popcorn and beverages will be provided. 
 
Movies to be shown are: 
 
"Coco"
and
"Despicable Me 3"
 
Count Me In:  $30 per child
 
Limited Space
(First come, First Served)
Sign me up! 
 
ROOT BEER FLOAT CELEBRATION
 
Monday, April 16, 2018
7B (12:40pm) / 2nd Grade (1:45pm)
(Students will pick up Floats in the Extended Care Area)
As one of our incentives, we promised Root Beer Floats
for the two (2) classes (one elementary and one Junior High) with the highest participation in Raffle ticket purchases.
 
CONTRATULATIONS, 2nd Grade and 7B!

Auction winners - please pick up your certificates and items from the office now! Thank you. 
 

 
 
DAVE & BUSTER'S CARDS ON SALE AGAIN! 
Dave & Buster's cards are available for $20. Click here if you'd like an orderl form.
 

 
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YOUTH MINISTRY MEETS 
The Youth Ministry will meet this Saturday, April 14, after the 5:00 Mass in Flanagan Center. Dinner is provided. The youth group will be making sandwiches for St. Vincent de Paul. Children 12 through 18 are invited. You need not be Catholic to participate.
 


Please note: the gym will be closed from April 16 through April 22 for the 8th grade musical.

Springtime is Baseball-Time

The 6th Grade Panthers are back in action against perennial powerhouse St Cecilia, Sunday, April 15 at 3:00 p.m., at Silver Terrace No. 2.

The 7th-8th Grade Panthers play the Bulldogs of St Monica, Sunday, April 15, at 1:00 p.m. at West Sunset #1.

Race Day Special!  The first five Panther fans wearing a Tough Cookie runner's tag will score a one-inning dugout pass for the 7th-8th Panthers v. St Monica.

GO PANTHERS!

GIRLS' BASKETBALL NEWS  
Friday, April 13, 2018
Girls' basketball games in our gym this Friday are as follow:
6:00pm  7-3  St. Stephen 
 7:00pm  8-4  Zion Lutheran 
 
BOYS' VOLLEYBALL NEWS 
 
  Friday, April 13, 2018
7:15pm   8-2 vs. West Portal  @ OLV 
Saturday, April 14, 2018
11:00am  8-1  vs. OLV   @ CYO Serramonte 
 12:00pm  8-2  vs. West Portal   @ CYO Serramonte 
Sunday, April 15, 2018  
7:00pm  8-2  vs. Cornerstone  @ OLV 
 

 
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PAPERS GOING HOME TODAY
* Parent Guild Election form
* Parent Guild meeting agenda
* Cookie Run registration info
* Cookie Run prize info flyer
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