2017 Spring Semester Exam Schedule

Below is the Second Semester Exam Schedule, which begins tomorrow, Wednesday, May 24. This email is a follow-up reminder to the schedule that was sent home in late March.

Please keep in mind that there will be no homeroom periods EXCEPT on Thursday, May 25. Additionally, students do not need to report to study hall during exam week. However, if students are in the building and not taking an exam, they MUST report to the cafeteria for supervised study.

Finally, no afternoon bus transportation will be available on exam days. Students are expected to leave the building immediately after their exams are finished each day.

Wednesday, May 24

First Period Exam: 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Second Period Exam: 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Teacher Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Make-Up Exam Period: 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Thursday, May 25

*No exams will be held on this day. Instead, students will go to shortened versions of their remaining classes, and will also attend the Class of 2017 Baccalaureate Mass and Tribute to Mary Ceremony. After lunch, students will participate in the Active Shooter Drill. Everyone will be dismissed at 2:35 p.m., as usual. Afternoon bus service will be provided on this day.

Friday, May 26

Third Period Exam: 8 – 9:30 a.m.
Fourth Period Exam: 9:45 – 11:15 a.m.
Teacher Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Make-Up Exam Period: 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day – School Closed; No Exams

Tuesday, May 30

Fifth Period Exam: 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Sixth Period Exam: 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Teacher Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Make-Up Exam Period: 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Wednesday, May 31

Seventh Period Exam: 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Eighth Period Exam: 9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Teacher Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Make-Up Exam Period: 12:30 – 2 p.m.

*The 2016-2017 school year ends after the conclusion of the eighth period exam.

If you have any questions about the Exam Schedule, please call the Main Office at 440-886-0300 ext. 120.

Class of 2017 Receives Awards at Annual Assembly

On Wednesday, May 17, the following awards were given to members of the Class of 2017 at the annual Senior Awards Assembly:

CLASS OFFICERS: A certificate and medal is presented to each of the Class Officers. They have worked hard in planning and administering student events and communicating with faculty and students to make this an exciting year. Thank you for your service.

Senior Class President – Brandon Plaza
Senior Class Vice – President – Caroline Werling

Student Body President – Cameron Sico
Student Body Vice – President – Sean Schieferstein
Student Body Secretary – Grace Riley
Student Body Treasurer – Avery Revay

STUDENT COUNCIL: A Student Senate Award is presented to the following seniors who were actively involved in all senate activities. They have shown dedication through participating and planning events regularly and for consistently attending meetings for the betterment of their class and Holy Name.

Megan Halloran
Laura Kolenz
Anne Lloyd
Carolyn Lloyd
Ariana McHugh
Abigail McKenna
Mary Novosel
Kaitlin Posta
Jo’Nai Spates
Faith Stuckey
Hannah Verba
Kyle Wadley

MUSIC MINISTRY: For her service and dedication to Music Ministry, a service award is presented to Caroline Chatfield.

ACADEMIC CHALLENGE: For participation in Academic Challenge, an award is presented to Caroline Chatfield.

DRAMA CLUB: For excellence in theatre, a spirit of theatre award is presented to Claire Leff.

NEWSPAPER: For her dedication and leadership as Editor–in-Chief, Abigail McKenna is presented the Journalism Achievement Award.

OFFICE AIDES: Service Awards are presented to the following Seniors for being Office Aides. They all were a great asset to the Office Staff: Brandon Plaza, Tyler Poff, Lianne Timko, and Kyle Wright.

ART: For outstanding work in Art, a certificate is presented to the following students:

Jenna Follina and Nicholas Koch – excellence in Fine Art
Kristyna Nosek – excellence in Photography
Elizabeth Rikard and Jo’Nai Spates – excellence in Ceramics
Mary Novosel, Ralph Vance, and Kelsey Zolac – excellence in Yearbook

ENGLISH: For excellence in AP Literature and Composition, an award is presented to Moira Donovan and Kaitlyn Posta.

FRENCH: Nicholas Koch presented a certificate of excellent academic achievement in French.

LATIN: For outstanding performance on the National Latin Exam, the following students are presented with a certificate of Honorable Merit: Erin Roche – Magna Cum Laude and Colleen Beckloff – Maxima Cum Laude.

SPANISH: For outstanding achievement in CCP Spanish IV a certificate of excellence is presented to the following students: Hannah Kowalski, Carolyn Lloyd, Katelyn Neal, and Kristyna Nosek.

SCIENCE: A Science Award is presented to Caroline Chatfield for her outstanding achievement in Honors Anatomy and Physiology.

For outstanding achievement in Forensic Science a certificate is presented to Carolyn Lloyd.

For outstanding achievement in Honors Physics an award is presented to Nicholas Koch.

Caroline Chatfield is presented with a certificate of excellence for her achievement in AP Chemistry.

MATHEMATICS: In the Mathematics Department, the following students are being recognized for their ability and their accomplishments.

For outstanding achievement in statistics an award is presented to Edward Lee.

Carolyn Lloyd is presented an award for outstanding achievement in AP statistics.

For excellence in Algebra III, an award is presented to Ben Mizikar.

For excellence in AP Calculus, an award is presented to Edward Lee.

SOCIAL STUDIES: For excellence in scholarship with the online class College Credit Plus “Hitler and the Holocaust”, an award is presented to Megan Halloran and Carolyn Lloyd.

For excellence in scholarship in 20th Century Movies and Music an award is presented to Anne Lloyd.

Caroline Chatfield and Moira Donovan have demonstrated excellence in AP US Government and are presented with a certificate of excellence.

HISTORY OF IRELAND AND IRISH LITERATURE: For outstanding achievement in History of Ireland and Irish Literature,
Katelyn Gray and Cameron Sico are presented with a special gift.

FOUR-YEAR ACADEMIC SUBJECT AREA AWARDS: Each year, Holy Name High School presents an award to an outstanding student in each of the academic subject areas. This is a four-year award and represents outstanding work in the area of scholarship by one student throughout his or her four years at Holy Name. Special recognition is given to:

In ENGLISH . . . . . . . . . . . . Carolyn Lloyd

In FINE ARTS (Art). . . . . . Kathryn Kuczynski

In FINE ARTS (Music) . . . . . . . Dylan Douglas

In FOREIGN LANGUAGE
French . . . . . . . . . . . . Nicholas Koch

Latin . . . . . . . . . . . . . Erin Roche

Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . Carolyn Lloyd

In MATH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Caroline Chatfield

In SCIENCE . . . . . . . . . . . Caroline Chatfield

In SOCIAL STUDIES . . . . Carolyn Lloyd

TRIPLE THREAT AWARD: At Holy Name, we pride ourselves in promoting and cultivating the TRIPLE THREAT of “Mind, Body, and Spirit.” Today, we present to 12 seniors our TRIPLE THREAT AWARD. These seniors were nominated by our faculty to receive this award because they have exhibited throughout their four years at Holy Name what it means to be a NAMER who embodies the ideas of “Mind, Body, and Spirit.” These students are recognized for their strong commitment to academics, faith and service, citizenship, and personal responsibility.

Quinn Alberty
Dylan Douglas
Aaron Herrmann
Laura Kolenz
Hannah Kowalski
Anne Lloyd
Anthony Mercuri
Grace Riley
Josué Rodriguez
Alexandra Russ
Jack Stolar
Lianne Timko

PRESIDENT’S EDUCATION AWARDS: The President’s Education Awards Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, is an important program developed to help administrators recognize and honor those students who have achieved high academic goals through their hard work and dedication to learning. The criteria for this award is a cumulative GPA of 3.8 for 7 semesters and a minimum ACT score of 28 or minimum score for SAT of 1250. Participation in the program grows each year. Holy Name’s recipients are:

Maxwell Bauer
Colleen Beckloff
Leslie Brown
Liam Byrne
Caroline Chatfield
Jacob Darby
Sean Fitzgerald
Katelyn Gray
Megan Halloran
Aaron Herrmann
Charles Jindra
Hannah Kowalski
Edward Lee
Carolyn Lloyd
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Katelyn Neal
Kaitlin Petitt
Kaitlyn Posta
John Stolar
Joseph Sullivan

FIRST HONORS: A certificate and medal is awarded to each senior who has maintained a scholastic average of 3.6 or higher after completion of seven (7) semester’s work. This year’s recipients are:

Quinn Alberty
Mitchell Andrus
Maxwell Bauer
Colleen Beckloff
Leslie Brown
Liam Byrne
Molly Cepis
Caroline Chatfield
Adam Cola
Jacob Darby
Taylor Desmont
Moira Donovan
Tyler Fabian
Sean Fitzgerald
Katelyn Gray
Elizabeth Groth
Megan Halloran
Aaron Herrmann
Sean Hickey
Grace Horvath
Emma Jack
Gregory Jesionek
Alyssa Jester
Charles Jindra
Nicholas Koch
Laura Kolenz
Hannah Kowalski
Edward Lee
Anne Lloyd
Carolyn Lloyd
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Abigail McKenna
Rachel Miller
Katelyn Neal
Halle Newman
Kristyna Nosek
Mary Novosel
Nicholas Opincar
Kaitlin Petitt
Kaitlyn Posta
Avery Revay
Benjamin Revay
Josué Rodriguez
Alexandra Russ
Sean Schieferstein
Bernadette Sherman
Christen Smego
John Stolar
Joseph Sullivan
Lianne Timko
Hannah Verba
Kyle Wadley
Colleen Wise
Megan Wyrock
Kelsey Zolac

SECOND HONORS: A certificate and medal is awarded to each senior who has maintained a scholastic average of 3.0 to 3.59 after completion of seven (7) semester’s work. This year’s recipients are:

Olivia Breska
Francesca Conomy
Grant Crabbs
Emily DeSantis
Dylan Douglas
Nathan Fatica
Jenna Follina
Colin Gray
Elizabeth Horvat
Christopher Iorio
Alyssa Karoleski
George Kasunic
Tom Kennedy
Tyler Klingerman
Michael Koetter
Katherine Konopka
Thomas Masella
Macie McKeiver
Autumn Patton
Megan Redella
Grace Riley
Chelsea Rivera
Erin Roche
Kaitlyn Rollins
Cameron Sico
Zoe Sizemore
Zachary Sobota
Carmen Stavole
Michael Tucholski
Ralph Vance
Lukas Vollman
Aubrey Williams
Hayley Workman

SENIOR YEAR PERFECT ATTENDANCE: Those seniors who have maintained Perfect Attendance throughout their entire Senior Year are:

Laura Kolenz
Edward Lee
Hallie Newman
Kaitlin Petitt
Shawn Slivka
Justin Stepp
Kyle Wadley

FOUR-YEAR PERFECT ATTENDANCE: Those seniors who have maintained perfect attendance for four years at Holy Name are:

Laura Kolenz
Kaitlin Petitt
Shawn Slivka
Justin Stepp

2017 Senior Athletic Awards

NFHS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: The National Federation of High Schools in conjunction with the Ohio High School Athletic Association have established the NFHS National Award of Excellence. This award is presented to a female and male student who have exhibited qualities that embody exemplary sportsmanship, ethics, and integrity.

The 2017 Female NFHS National Award of Excellence is presented to Alexandra Russ.

The 2017 Male NFHS National Award of Excellence is presented to Quinn Alberty.

PAAF FRANK SVOBODA SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD: The Parma Amateur Athletic Federation presents a yearly award to a female and male athlete from each of the five Parma area high schools (Holy Name, Normandy, Padua, Parma, and Valley Forge). The late Frank Svoboda was a valuable part of the PAAF and also a vital influence with athletics in the City of Parma for many years.

The 2017 Parma Amateur Athletic Federation Frank Svoboda Female Award is presented to Andrea Spinelli.

The 2017 Parma Amateur Athletic Federation Frank Svoboda Male Award is presented to Jacob Darby.

OHIO HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD: Each year, the Ohio High School Athletic Association sponsors a Scholar Athlete Award. This award is presented to both a male and a female student athlete who consistently demonstrates high accomplishment in the classroom and on the field of competition.

This year’s award for the Female OHSAA Scholar Athlete is presented to Hannah Kowalski.

This year’s award for the Male OHSAA Scholar Athlete is presented to Charles Jindra.

ARCHIE GRIFFIN SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD: As part of an ongoing program to promote Sportsmanship, Ethics, and Integrity, the Ohio High School Athletic Association wishes to recognize students who display exemplary sportsmanship. The award is named for Archie Griffin. Mr. Griffin is an Ohio native, the only two-time recipient of the Heisman Trophy for football. As a professional athlete he always displayed exemplary sportsmanship. Mr. Griffin, current CEO of The Ohio State University Alumni Association, has continued to be active in promoting sportsmanship, ethics, and integrity. He was honored in 1998 as the recipient of the prestigious OHSAA Ethics and Integrity Award.

This year’s female Archie Griffin Award is presented to Grace Riley.

This year’s male Archie Griffin Award is presented to Nicholas Opincar.

HOLY NAME SENIOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Each year, the Holy Name High School Athletic Department recognizes a female and male senior athlete of the year. The criteria for this award includes major athletic accomplishments over a four-year period, solid student leadership, and strong character. Head coaches nominate candidates for this award and vote on its recipients.

The 2017 Female Senior Athlete of the Year Award is presented to Laura Kolenz, who is a cross country and track student-athlete.

The 2017 Male Senior Athlete of the Year Award is presented to Jack Stolar, who is a football and baseball student-athlete.

AMERICAN RED CROSS AWARDS: The American Red Cross awards scholarship money to Holy Name each year, based on the number of drives sponsored and donations made. Each time, from age 16 on, that a student participates in the Blood Drive, he/she earns a chance at the random-draw award.

We are proud this year that $500 scholarships are being awarded to:

Aaron Herrmann
Charles Jindra
Sean Schieferstein
Jack Stolar
Luke Vollman

We are also proud that this year’s $1,000 American Red Cross recipient will be Colleen Beckloff.

2017-2018 Student Government Officers Announced

Congratulations to the follow students who were elected as the 2017-2018 Student Government Officers:

Michael Koehn ’18: Student Body President
Joe Gruber ’18: Student Body Vice-President
Rian Dillon ’18: Student Body Secretary
Makenzie Dutton ’18: Student Body Treasurer

Hailey Lawler ’18: Senior Class President
Hannah Arison ’18: Senior Class Vice-President

Delaney Hancock ’19: Junior Class President
Michelle Rings ’19: Junior Class Vice-President

Austin Hojdar ’20: Sophomore Class President
Cecilia Benedict ’20: Sophomore Class Vice-President

TBD: Freshmen Class President (Determined next fall)
TBD: Freshmen Class Vice-President (Determined next fall)

Class of 2017 Celebrates Prom at Windows on the River

Class of 2017 Celebrates Prom at Windows on the River

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur Visits Holy Name

Holy Name was happy to host Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, U.S. Representative for Ohio’s 9th congressional district. The Congresswoman spoke with our Advanced Placement U.S. Government students, who just completed the AP exam on May 4.

Annual Fund Phonathon to Begin Tuesday, May 9

Due to phone issues Holy Name is experiencing today, Monday, May 8, the Annual Fund Phonathon will now begin Tuesday, May 9. Our student callers are excited to speak with alumni, parents and friends! Watch the video to hear how you can help us meet the $35,000 match challenge that a generous alumnus has put forth this year.

Please consider making a gift that enhances the Holy Name student experience. If you would like to donate before the Phonathon begins on Monday, visit www.holynamehs.com/donate-to-hn.

Annual Fund gifts can also be sent to Holy Name High School, Attn. Advancement Office, 6000 Queens Highway, Parma Heights, Ohio 44130.
Thank you for helping us to enrich the minds, bodies and spirits of our young men and women.