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Holy Name School News

There’s always something interesting happening at Holy Name School. On this page, we’ll post details about upcoming events, past activities, school awards, and much more—so bookmark this page and check back often!

Field Day

Our field day is on Thursday, June 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Bishop Connolly High School. We ask students to bring plenty of drinks, apply sunscreen, and bring a towel or blanket for seating. It is mandatory for all students to wear the school gym uniform. Please see our field day flyer for additional details.

Last Day of School

Our last day of school is on Friday, June 14. We will dismiss all students at 11:30 a.m. It has been a wonderful school year, and we wish everyone a safe and enjoyable summer!

Ready, Set, Go Kindergarten

Is your child going to kindergarten this year? Come celebrate this milestone for you and your child on Wednesday, June 19 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Children's Museum of Greater Fall River. This fun event is free for the whole family. Connect to resources that support school success, ride on a real school bus, participate in arts and crafts activities, and more! Please see our ready, set, go kindergarten flyer for more information.

2019–2020 Calendar

The calendar for the 2019–2020 school year is now available. Please know that the draft is not approved; there may be some changes. However, the dates given for vacations would not change (such as Christmas, February, and April). Keep up to date on everything happening at Holy Name School. Visit our calendar often.

Class of 2020 Car Wash

Holy Name School's class of 2020 will hold a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The cost is $10, and all proceeds benefit the class of 2020's trip to Washington D.C. For more information, please view our flyer.

Cathedral Camp

We invite you to attend our Cathedral Camp Open House on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The camp offers eight one-week session beginning on June 24 and ending on August 16, 2019. Register to win a free week of camp! Please read our flyer for more information.

Upper School Dance

The final upper school dance of the 2018–2019 school year is on Friday, May 31 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Students in the 8th grade will wear semi-formal attire. We ask students in 5th through 7th grades to wear nice dress clothes. Please no t-shirts, sweatpants, sweatshirts, blue jeans, or shorts. There is no cost for students in the 8th grade. The cost for 5th through 7th grade students is $8.00, which will hopefully cover the cost of the DJ and refreshments. Students will need to complete and return the upper school dance permission slip by Thursday, May 30. We will not accept permission slips at the dance.

Harvest Festival Organization Committee Meeting

Please join us for our 2019 Harvest Festival Organization Committee meeting on Wednesday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the parish center. We are in need of volunteers for the 2019 festival. Please contact Christine Cyr at (774) 526.4064 or the school at (508) 674.9131 if you have an interest in volunteering.

See All the People - See Jerry

As a young man in his twenties, Jerry’s life changed forever when he was in a car accident that left him paralyzed. Today, thanks to the help of Catholic Social Services, Jerry has his own apartment, a new lease on life, and is full of hope and ambitions for the future. Your gift to the 2019 Catholic Charities Appeal gives people like Jerry the greatest gift of all: the renewed promise of a life filled with possibilities. Make your appeal gift or pledge today by mail, in church, or online. We invite you to watch Jerry’s full story.

Vacation Bible School

Holy Name Church will host vacation bible camp on Monday, August 5 through Friday, August 9 from 9:00 a.m. to noon each day. The registration fee is $35 per child before June 14 or $45 per child after June 15. Ages five through 10 are welcome. Please see our vacation bible school registration form for complete details.