Friday Focus

November 5th, 2021 J.M.J.

Please fill out the Interest Survey below even if you do not have a student that is of high school age. This will help us to gauge interest in the dual enrollment program.

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November Dates to remember...

  • Monday, November 8th-Papa Murphy Bucks go home with students
  • Tuesday, November 23rd is "The Shirt" day (students wear "the shirt" with uniform pants)
  • No School on November 24th, 25th, and 26th-Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Advent begins on Sunday, November 28th

Accelerated Reader can be done at home again!

Accelerated Reader assessments are back online for grades 1-5 for students to take at home! The students will be able to use their same username and password that they use at school. Please click on the following link to get started!

Boys Basketball Schedule-upcoming games

  • Thursday, November 4th - Home game 6:00pm
  • Monday, November 8th - Home game 6:00pm
  • Thursday, November 11th - Home game 6:00pm

Come support Crusader Boys Basketball with the Cheerleaders! Holy Name Sports are always fun!

Holy Name Catholic School is seeking a part-time library director

The library serves preschool through 8th grade students. This position will include, but not be limited to,

· assisting students and faculty in locating books and resources

· evaluating library inventory needs and ordering new materials

· keeping track of library materials using the computerized Alexandria library system

· the ability to work independently

· read books aloud to lower elementary classes

· manage the library budget

· manage the Accelerated Reader program

· the ability to interact with parents in routine situations requiring tact, discretion and courtesy

· supervising library volunteers

· planning the yearly book fair.

This is a non-contracted, part-time school year position. Flexible schedule of about 15 hour per week. Associates degree or higher is preferred.

Please send a letter of interest to Joseph L. Carlson at or mail resume to Holy Name Catholic School 409 South 22nd Street Escanaba, MI 49829

Meet the newest member of the Holy Name Family!

Baby James Robert Gabriel Sampson was born on Wednesday, November 3rd. His parents are Josh and Stephanie Sampson. Stephanie works at Holy Name as the teacher for our Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program for the young children. Join us in prayers of thanksgiving for this beautiful boy!

Looking for extra help!

Holy Name is in need of substitute teachers. Can you help? This is a paid position and you have all the flexibility you'd want. You can let us know if you only want to help at certain times or help in certain classes. We have some amazing people already, but we want to make sure that we have enough substitutes on the list. Stop in the office and we are happy to answer all your questions.

Lunch menu may change during the week

In order to ensure that we can provide meals to your children every day, it may be necessary at times to change the menu, with short notice, based on availability. We take great pride in the work that we do and we will do everything we can to ensure that the kids get a quality meal. We appreciate your trust in us and we thank you for your understanding. Make sure you are on the "Remind" system so you get the latest updates. Simply open your web browser on your iPhone or android and go to the following link: and follow the instructions to sign up for Remind.

Daily, please bring a water bottle to school

Please send a waterbottle with your child so that they will not need to use cups to get water throughout the day. It has been a challenge to keep them in stock at the school.

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Help support Holy Name Catholic School by shopping at Amazon. Amazon will donate .5% of all eligible purchases to Holy Name.

Advent Program

The Holy Name Catholic School Advent Program will be on Tuesday, December 21st at 9:30am here at the school.

Show your Holy Name spirit! Attached you will find two order forms for Holy Name apparel from KCL Embroidery & Kreations and Meier's Signs. If you would like to order any items please fill out the form and return to the office. We also have a Sprit Store cabinet located in the hallway by the chapel that has many items in stock. If you would like to check it out please stop in the office to get a key.

Go Crusaders!

Nifty Fifty Raffle Tickets have gone home in the Crusader newsletter - see the letter below for details! If you would like more, we have extra in the office.

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You can earn Scrip without even coming into the school! Check out how to use the mobile app below.

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Mass at Holy Name Catholic School

The students at Holy Name will celebrate Mass weekly on Thursdays. Out of an abundance of caution, we will not be able to invite any community members in to join us for Mass. We will zooming Mass if you would like to join us virtually.

The Zoom information for Thursday's Mass is:

Meeting ID: 733 0498 8681

Passcode: Glory2God

We appreciate your prayers and we will keep you in ours as we celebrate weekly Mass at Holy Name.

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