15
DEC
2014

Hour of Code

As part of Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 8 – 14), and specifically “The Hour of Code,” several members of Holy Names High School’s Digital Divas group visited the Aurora School in Oakland to assist with their Hour of Code activities for 68 elementary students from 2nd – 5th gr
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15
DEC
2014

Fall Sports Awards Assembly

Our Fall Sports Assembly was held on Thursday, December 4 where athletes from the three HNHS fall teams were honored for their hard work throughout the season. Every fall team this year was a distinguished scholar athlete team (with each team achieving an average of above a 3.0) and16
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03
DEC
2014

Merry Christmas from the HNHS Art Studio!

Artwork by Rocio Vega, 11th grade
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25
NOV
2014

Oakland Realism

Inspired by the 19th century Realist movement’s mission to depict everyday life instead of only royal, religious and mythological motifs, our Art III students have photographed their city and created vibrant watercolor and ink paintings that capture its character.
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12
NOV
2014

HNHS Students on ABC7 News

On Veterans Day, Holy Names juniors Iliana Alamillo, Leonor Juarez-Reyes, Ericka Markevicz, teacher Anna Good and staff member Carla Spain volunteered at the Alameda County Community Food Bank and can be seen in the background of this ABC7 News broadcast packing up food. Students and
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08
NOV
2014

Junior Ring Ceremony for Class of 2016

The Junior Ring Ceremony, a long-standing Holy Names tradition, was held on Thursday, November 6, 2014. The entire school in addition to family and friends came to support the Juniors, Class of 2016, as they received their class rings. The ceremony included musical performances by stu
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28
OCT
2014

Thank You for Making “Fund Her Future” a Success!

Guests experienced a magical evening on Friday, October 17 at Scott’s Restaurant at Jack London Square when the Holy Names High School community came together to recognize and honor Former Interim Principal Sr. Margaret Spiller with the Durocher Award for her leadership and serv
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06
OCT
2014

Annual Rose Festival

Blessed Marie Rose Durocher, the founder of the Sister of Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM), was born on October 6, 1811. HNHS celebrated her birth with our annual week-long Rose Festival. On Monday, October 6, students, faculty and staff commemorated Blessed Marie Rose’s birt
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03
OCT
2014

Vocal Ensemble Performs at Our Lady of Grace Festival

The Holy Names High School Vocal Ensemble wowed the crowds at the Our Lady Of Grace Festival in Castro Valley on Sunday, September 29th. Performing a varied repertoire of music ranging from jazz to standards to gospel, the girls delighted the crowds with their singing prowess, lively
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29
SEP
2014

Victory for the HNHS Golf Team

On Thursday, September 25, HNHS won its match against the Bay School by 11 strokes. The final score was Holy Names 245, The Bay School 256. Brittany Deweaver shot the lowest round with a final score of 59. Kate Clements shot a 60, Ayah Abdul-Hadi shot a 61, Betty Wu shot a 65, Samari
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