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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30
JUN
2014

HNHS Granted WCEA Accreditation

In recognition of the quality of Catholic education at our school, Holy Names High School has been granted an Accreditation Status from the Western Catholic Educational Association through June 2020. During the 2013-2014 school year, HNHS prepared a report for the WCEA Visiting Commit
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16
JUN
2014

Local Educator to Become ‘Google Certified’ at Google Teacher Academy

Walnut Creek, CA, May 30, 2014 — Google has selected Lisa DeLapo of San Leandro as an attendee at the next Google Teacher Academy, to be held in Mountain View, CA on July 30-31, 2014. Lisa works at Holy Names High School in Oakland, California. The Google Teacher Academy is a two-day
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03
JUN
2014

HNHS Celebrates Our Senior Athletes

On Thursday, May 15, HNHS celebrated our student athletes at the Spring Sports Awards. Among our outstanding athletes are eight seniors, who were presented with special stoles – handmade by Athletic Director Coach Cat Priestley – for their dedication and excellence on the
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13
MAR
2014

Miss Representation: A Worthy Representation

By Marie-Isabella Rogers ’14 In light of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on March 7th, the Holy Names Alumnae Association Speaker Series hosted a screening of Miss Representation, a Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary on the negative
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