Featured: 2017 Rising Tide Gala Auction Website is Now Live!

The Rising Tide Gala Auction:Cocktails on the Green website is now live! Go to www.holynamehs.com/auction2017 to learn what is new for 2017, and to see what you can expect to experience at Cocktails on the Green. All proceeds raised will directly benefit Holy Name High School students.

Parents and guardians who donate a gift to the Gala Auction valued over $100, or donate $100 cash, will automatically be entered into a drawing for a $1,500 Tuition Credit. Your name will be entered for each $100 donation made. The drawing will be held the evening of the Rising Tide Gala Auction. For ideas on donation items, visit our Amazon Wish List at http://a.co/eb4yujn.

For more information on the Rising Tide Gala Auction, please contact Colleen Corrigan Day at (440) 886-0300 ext. 136 or cday@holynamehs.com.




Scholarships: Holy Name Scholarship Applications Open February 9

Students interested in applying for 2017-2018 Holy Name scholarships can pick-up applications beginning on Thursday, February 9.

Printed copies of the scholarship applications will be available outside of the Holy Name Cafeteria on both February 9 and Friday, February 10. They can also be found online at https://www.holynamehs.com/holy-name-high-school-tuition/.

When reviewing the scholarship applications, please keep in mind that some are open to all students, while others are only available for students in certain grade levels. Scholarship criteria is given both online and on the printed scholarship applications that students can pick-up.

Additionally, some of the scholarship require essays. Pay close attention to essay prompts and directions for including essays in your completed scholarship packet. Any applications that are not fully complete will NOT be considered; no exceptions.

All completed scholarship applications are due back by Friday, March 24, 2017. They can be turned in to the box marked ‘Completed Scholarship Forms’ that will be located in the Main Office.

If you have any questions about any of the scholarships, please contact Kate McCall at kmccall@holynamehs.com, or at 440-886-0300 ext. 148.




Student Life: Congressman Jim Renacci Visits Government Students

United States Representative Jim Renacci made a visit to Holy Name on Tuesday, January 17 to speak with more than 75 students.

Congressman Renacci, who represents Ohio’s 16th congressional district, shared his background, and answered questions about government and policies that were posed by the Advanced Placement (AP) Government students. After addressing the larger group, he was able to sit down with a smaller group of students to further discuss topics that are taught and examined in political science classrooms across the United States.




Athletics: Senior Night Festivities Announced for Winter Sports Athletes

The Green Wave’s Class of 2017 athletes will be honored at several athletic contests this month.

On Saturday, February 4, hockey will honor four players before the team’s final home game against Gilmour Academy. The game begins at 8:30 p.m., with senior night recognition beginning approximately 20 minutes before gametime. The class of 2017 hockey seniors include Sean Bauchens, Nathan Fatica, Sam Mosley and Justin Sill. Hockey manager Leslie Brown is also graduating in May.

Girls basketball will also hold Senior Night on February 4. The ceremony will take place immediately following the JV game (around 5:45 p.m.). Courtney Jones, Hannah Kowalski, Macie McKeiver, Grace Riley and Colleen Wise, as well as manager Dylan Douglas, will be recognized for their achievements in the program.

Boys basketball rounds out the scheduled Senior Night activities, recognizing five seniors before their final regular season home game against Rhodes High School on Friday, February 24. The ceremony will begin immediately following the JV game (around 7 p.m.). Malique Burton, Colin Gray, Sean Hickey, Nick Opincar and Ralph Vance will be congratulated that evening. Additionally, senior dance team members Leslie Brown and Halle Newman, as well as senior cheerleaders Maria Magistro, Elizabeth Rikard, Ally Russ and Julia Stash, will be applauded for their dedication to dancing and cheering at various athletic contests over the years.

Holy Name also congratulates and recognizes Nicholas Koch, the only senior on this year’s Bowling Team. The Green Wave Wrestling Team has no senior wrestlers this year, but will be saying goodbye to senior statistician Rachel Miller.




Activities: Upcoming Events Calendar

February is a busy month at Holy Name! See what is happening this month.

Thursday, February 2: Tri-C College Credit Plus(CCP) Parent Meeting, 7 p.m. in Holy Name’s Main Gym

Tuesday, February 7: Senior Senate Fundraiser at Chipotle, 12-9 p.m. off Tiedeman Road in Brooklyn. Mention Holy Name, and 50% of the proceeds will come back to the school to defray the costs of the Senior Prom

Wednesday, February 8: Chapel Mass, 7:30 a.m.

Thursday, February 9: Catholic Speaker Matt Fradd: ‘Parenting Pornography’, 6:30 p.m. in Holy Name’s Main Gym

Thursday, February 9 and Friday, February 10: Scholarship Applications Distributed during Lunch Periods

Tuesday, February 14: Valentine’s Day $5 Dress Down Day with proceeds going to the Holy Name Rising Tide Gala Auction

Wednesday, February 15: Class of 2021 Admissions Letters Sent Out

Wednesday, February 15: Midpoint of the Quarter

Monday, February 20: Presidents Day – No School and Office Closed

Monday, February 20: Sports Boosters Meeting, 6:30 p.m. in Athletic Classroom

Tuesday, February 21 – Friday, February 24: Spirit Week

Tuesday, February 21 – Friday, February 24: Driver’s Ed Classes

Friday, February 24: Spirit Week All-School Mass, 10:30 a.m. in Holy Name’s Main Gym

Friday, February 24: Spirit Games, Afternoon in Holy Name’s Main Gym

Saturday, February 25: Theater Program Fundraiser at the Islander Bar & Grille, Middleburg Heights

Monday, February 27: Notre Dame College College Credit Plus (CCP) Parent Meeting, 6:30 p.m. in Holy Name’s Library Media Center

Wednesday, March 1: Ash Wednesday All-School Mass, 10:30 a.m. in Holy Name’s Main Gym