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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!

2019 Annual Thanksgiving Walk-a-Thon

Mark your calendars for our 2019 annual Thanksgiving walk-a-thon! Please encourage your students to raise a minimum of $10.00 for this valuable work, as they walk a combined 10k as part of a class relay on Wednesday, November 27. Please have them reach out to family and friends to ask for their support during this season of Thanksgiving. For more information on this event, please view the walk-a-thon flyer. Kindly return donations by Tuesday, November 26. Please view and print the walk-a-thon form. Teachers will collect envelopes from families and turn in to the main office. Thank you for your support!

    Basket Assembly for Thanksgiving Food Drive

    There will be a basket assembly for the Thanksgiving food drive on Sunday, November 17 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the parish center. We encourage all middle school students to help. This is a community service opportunity. For more information, please view the youth event flyer.

    Yankee Candle Fundraiser

    Our Yankee candle fundraiser has begun, and order forms have been sent home with students. Please return all orders to the school office by noon on Friday, November 1. Thank you for your support!

    Winter Uniforms

    Please remember that students need to begin wearing their winter uniforms on Monday, November 4. Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

    Thanksgiving Food Drive

    It's that time of year! It's time for our Thanksgiving food drive. The food drive will run from Sunday, November 3 through Sunday, November 17. It is our goal to provide each family with a complete Thanksgiving dinner. We are asking for specific food donations per grade level. In addition, you can make a monetary donation of $20, which will purchase a turkey and complete a food basket for a family in need. Please view our food drive flyer for all the details. Thank you for your support and generosity.

    Youth Group Kick-Off

    What's better than a night of spook-tacular and fall-tastic fun? That's right, nothing! Join us for the first youth group night on Saturday, November 2 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Parish Center. All young adults grades six and up are welcome. It's sure to be a night filled with fa-boo-lous games, food, and fun. Appropriate costumes are welcome. Please contact the Faith Formation office with any questions as well as to RSVP (508) 679.7532. Bring your friends; see you there! Check out our youth group flyer for all the details.

    Neuro-diversity - "The Brain and How Your Child Learns"

    The S.E.A.L. Foundation and the Diocese of Fall River Catholic Parent Advocacy Council (CPAC) presents Neuro-diversity - "The brain and how your child learns". This event is October 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Stonehill College McCarthy Auditorium, May School of Arts and Sciences, 320 Washington St., Easton, MA. In his presentation, Dr. Solomon will explain how we all learn differently. Please view the Neuro-diversity flyer for more information

    Middle School Dance

    Save the date for our middle school dance on Friday, November 1 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Holy Name School is hosting the dance. The dance is at 850 Pearce Street, Fall River. Admission is $7 and includes a DJ, food, and beverages. Please view our middle school dance flyer and the dance permission slip for additional details. 

    Participating schools:

    • Holy Name School
    • St. Michael's School
    • Holy Trinity School
    • Espirito Santo School
    • St. Stanislaus School

    Pumpkin Decorating Contest

    Holy Name is hosting a no-carve pumpkin decorating contest. Get together with members of your family to create a pumpkin masterpiece. Entries are due on the afternoon of Thursday, October 24. Please see our pumpkin decorating contest flyer for more information, and be creative!

    Trunk or Treat Donations

    Our annual trunk or treat event for Holy Name students, family, and friends is on Friday, October 25. We are still looking for anyone who has an interest in having a trunk in our parking lot. We are also looking for donations for the treaters such as drinks or snacks. Please contact the school if you are willing to donate any items. If your child will be attending this event, please send in a bag of candy along with your child's name. See our trunk or treat donations flyer for additional details.