March 11, 2019  





REGISTRATION DUE
Returning to Holy Name School registration  - March 22, 2019 ($500.00 for students entering grades 1 through 7 next school year; $650.00 for students entering 8th grade)
 
UPCOMING DATES
Friday, March 15 is a 12:30 dismissal
Monday, March 18 is a school holiday (Pastor's holiday)
Monday, March 25 is a 12:30 dismissal
 Thursday, April 4 is Spring Picture Day 

SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION
If you are interested in enrolling your current kindergarten through 5th grade student to our summer school, it is not too late! Please send in your form ASAP.

IF YOUR CHILD IS ABSENT . . . .
Please report your child's absence from school on our attendance line, (415) 731-3328. Messages are read after 9:00am. If you are emailing the teacher(s) , also include lcheetham@holynamesf.com. Your child should bring a note to school regarding the absence.  A medically excused absence will only be recorded if your child brings the doctor's note / appointment card to school.


 
 
PRINCIPAL'S LETTER  

 
Dear Families,  
 
It is so great to have all of our students back safe at Holy Name. We hope all of our students who traveled last week made wonderful memories that will last a lifetime!

It's time to nominate next year's Parent Guild Board. Please take a few minutes to click the link below to nominate yourself or a fellow parent. Our Parent Guild does so much for our school. Please consider running for a position- we need you! Nominations are due this Friday.

Our Auction is in less than two weeks! We can't stress enough how important this fundraiser is to our ability to continue to offer amazing programs to your children. In these last two weeks of preparation please consider one of the following:
  • Buy an auction ticket
  • Invite a friend
  • Donate gift cards
  • Donate auction items
  • Volunteer to help with set up or clean up
  • Volunteer to help during the Auction
  • See if your employer has a matching gift program
  • Sell raffle tickets 
Please note our upcoming events:
  • Monday, March 18- No School
  • Friday, March 22- Third Quarter Ends
  • Saturday, March 23rd- Auction
  • Sunday, April 7- Tough Cookie Fun Run 

 We hope everyone has a restful three-day weekend and a very happy St. Patrick's Day!

Thanks,
Natalie 
 

 
 

A MESSAGE FROM FATHER ARNOLD
March 12, 2019
Let's start the day with a Happy Heart!
Let our worries be swept away.
SMILE, look up & say,
"LORD here I am, please lead me today".
Even in the worst of times,
we still have many blessings to be grateful.
Never let our trials make us forget the abundant goodness of GOD. 
Blessings,
-Fr. Arnold


 
 
PARENT GUILD NOMINATION
HOLY NAME PARENTS' GUILD BOARD 2019-2020
Your nomination form should be returned by this Friday, March 15. Please voice an opinion for your new Parent Guild Board. Click here for a nomination form to print and send into the Main Office. Please click here to nominate parents electronically.



 
 
2019 Vision Screening 
Dates March 20 and March 21, 2019 
 
Vision Screenings will be done on Wed, March 20th and Thursday, March 21st. We screen Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th Grade, along with any new students (especially 6th G) and students the teachers recommend for screening. Please make sure your child wears or brings their glasses/contact lenses to school those days.  
If you are able to volunteer either of those days (8am-2pm), please contact  noreenchan1@gmail.com asap.

 
 


 

Only 11 more days until the BIG EVENT!  
Ticket Sales:Click here to purchase your auction tickets---- 2019 "An Evening Under the Stars" TICKETS
USE CODE "star2019" TO SAVE $5 OFF YOUR TICKET PRICE!
Great Gift Card Drop: i n this Tuesday's envelope home you will find a  Great Gift Card Drop envelope . If you would like to donate an unused gift card you might have around the house, or to purchase one, this is a great donation to the auction and your child and their class will be eligible for the auction incentives. Simply fill out the label on the envelope with your child's name and grade, and drop the gift card into the envelope and return to school by Wednesday, March 20th.  No need to fill out a donor form, just the label on the envelope!
Classroom Art Project Sneak Peek: Classroom Art Projects will be displayed in the art room on Friday March 15 that morning drop off and afternoon pick up. (Note: 3/15 is a 12:30 dismissal day).Your kids are so proud of their work and they would love to share it with you! ( Click here to see pics of the students working hard on their projects.) Artwork will be exclusively sold at the Auction!  
Volunteer Opportunities Click here--- Auction Volunteer Sign Ups         We could  really  use people to help staff game booths, check guests in, etc. If you are in need of service hours please take this opportunity to fulfill them by helping on the auction.
Raffle: Unsold raffle tickets need to be returned to the office for redistribution. Raffle  winners will be announced during the Live Auction on Saturday March 23rd, 2019. Congratulations to Thomas Zhang (7A) and Isaiah Marx (3rd), the latest raffle scooter winners. 
Questions?
Please contact Shannon Jarman or William Fung at: holynameauction@yahoo.com
Thank you for your support!


PRESCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENT

AUCTION NIGHT BABYSITTING AVAILABLE
***Brought to you by Holy Name Preschool***

Attention K-3rd grade parents... If you are in need of babysitting the night of the auction, the preschool teachers are extending their babysitting event that night to include your children. If interested, please email Lisa Hunt and she will provide you with a link to the evite for the event.

WHAT: Babysitting @ Holy Name Preschool (dinner provided)
   $50 for the first child, $10 for each additional child (i.e. 2 children = $60, 3 children = $70)
WHEN: Saturday, March 23
     5:30-9:30 pm (PLEASE NOTE: children NOT allowed into gym at any time during the auction)
WHO: Hosted by the Preschool Teachers
   Open to Holy Name School students K-3rd grade and their siblings, 2.5yo - 8yo (all children must be potty trained)
RSVP: To Lisa Hunt - lisapiantidosi@hotmail.com for link to Evite to make your reservation






FUN RUN
Register now and save $5 on the 5K with the coupon code:  ToughCookie2019
The run will be on Sunday, April 7, at 8:30am in Golden Gate Park.  Participants get a tech race shirt, a cookie from The Slanted Door and a raffle entry for a chance to win an Apple Watch. Our next planning meeting is Tuesday, March 5, at 6:30pm in the Art Room.  To VOLUNTEER, sign up HERE or  contact Mariel Myers at  marielmyers1@gmail.com . Volunteers get a race shirt, cookie and service hours.

Want to win an iPad, Great America tickets or $100 to Sports Basement?
Students registered for the race can use their personal  sponsorship page to fundraise. (Check your race registration confirmation email for instructions.)  Prizes will be awarded to the 3 students who raise the most money through these sponsorships.


 
  

Is your child interested in becoming an Altar Server?
Register here: Altar Server Registration Form  
Already an Altar Server but haven't signed up for Mass this month?



 
  
YOUTH MINISTRY NEW S
March 30th - Activity TBD, Sandwich Making?
April 13th - Holy Eucharist, Activity TBD
May 11th (May 12th is Mother's Day and May 20th - 27th Easter Break) - Activity focused on Easter or Mary
June 2nd - Host Coffee and Doughnuts
YM and Altar Server Ministry will host a combined picnic on June 15th from 11-4 at San Bruno City Park, Picnic Site #12
Questions regarding Youth Ministry? Please contact Julie Quock at 
 


 
PANTHER NEWS

TEAM PICTURES
Pictures for girls' basketball, boys' volleyball and boys' baseball will be taken on March 28. Please watch this space for the schedule.


HOLY NAME SNACK BAR IS BACK! 
 Come volunteer and help run the snack bar for the Girls' Basketball Teams. Click the link below for the schedule of slot times. First set of games are this Friday night!

THIS WEEKEND'S MENU INCLUDES:
SPAM MUSUBI
CHICKEN KATSU


 


UPCOMING DUE DATES FOR YOUR INFORMATION
Capital Campaign fee - May 31, 2019
For your information as you are doing taxes, you may access the information from your FACTS account for your health care spending detail. 




Yoga for Beginners

Are you interested in practicing yoga but wasn't sure where to start?  I am a 200-hour trained yoga teacher (RYT) and I would love to introduce the wonderful practice of yoga to you!  I hold a yoga practice in the Flanagan Center every Tuesday evening (yes, tonight!)  from 6:30-7:30 pm.  Just bring a mat, water and an open mind!  Please text me at 415-269-3002 if you have any questions.  See you on the mat!  

Alice Seher-Holy Name Preschool Director



 
 
YEARBOOK NEWS

To order the yearbook and customize your pages:
  • Go to www.treering.com/validate 
  • Enter Holy Name passcode: 121014117459144285 
  • Deadline to order and for free custom page: Apr 13
We need your photos for the yearbook!
Please follow instructions below to send photos:
  • Please email photos to the yearbook email address hnyearbook2019@gmail.com
     
  • In the subject line, include event name and grade(s) represented (candids are good too, but label with grade)
  • Please choose a select few to send, not the entire "roll" of film.
Free LoveLines til March 15th!  
Please click the link to fill in the form.  Deadline for all LoveLines is April 1st

8th Grade parents: We will be contacting you for information/photos needed.  



 
   
PAPERS GOING HOME TODAY
*Cookie Run (2 papers)
* Ways to participate in the auction
* Envelope for gift card donations to the auction
* Some 6th graders receiving immunization update needed



front of school

RATE HOLY NAME SCHOOL! 

Please take a moment to help market our school by rating us on Yelp and Great Schools. Your positive feedback matters to those potential families who search schools on these sites. Thank you for helping to spread the word about Holy Name School!
 
Please print out a copy of your submission and turn it into the main office for a free dress pass for your child.