Holy Name Highlights

September 29, 2022

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  • Sept 30- E-Learning Day
  • Sept. 30 & Oct. 1- Oktoberfest

  • Sept. 30- No Extended Care

  • October 5 & 6- Dismiss at 1:15 (parent-teacher conferences)

  • Oct 6- HN Fun Factory Skate Party

  • Oct. 7- No Extended Care

  • October 7- Dismiss at 1:15

  • October 10-14- FALL BREAK


As you know, Oktoberfest is next Friday and Saturday, September 30 and October 1! Due to set-up for Oktoberfest, we will have altered arrival procedures next Wednesday & Thursday, as well as the following Monday. We will also have altered dismissal procedures on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday next week. There is a possibility we could need to use altered dismissal the following Monday as well.

Carefully read the information below and contact your child’s teacher or the office if you have any questions. As a reminder, we have an asynchronous E-Learning day on Friday, September 30.

ARRIVAL (September 28, 29, & October 3)

Arrival in the alley will remain the same. Please DO NOT use 16th Street to access the alley as this will interfere with our altered arrival in the parking lot. Enter the alley from 14th or 15th Street.

Arrival in the main lot- The parking lot will be unavailable, so we will ask all cars to stay in a straight line on 16th Street and pull all the way up (even with the Hartman Hall entrance). We will have several staff members stationed along 16th Street to direct families, and help children safely walk into the building. We greatly appreciate your patience!

DISMISSAL (September 27, 28, 29, & possibly Oct. 3)

ALL STUDENTS WILL NEED TO BE PICKED UP IN THE ALLEY. You should use 14th or 15th Street to enter the alley and follow the line of cars until you are on the south side of the school building. Do not attempt to enter the alley on 16th Street as this will cause a significant traffic jam.

After your children are in the car, exit the alley to the right- do not attempt to turn left onto 17th Street as this will significantly backup dismissal traffic. If you need to travel south on 17th Street, you should exit to the right, and go around the roundabout. Please check the times below for each dismissal group, and plan your arrival time accordingly. Please go by the last name of your oldest child.

2:45- last names A-H

2:55- last names J-P

3:05- last name R-Z

3:15- walkers and bike riders dismissed

We will notify you through School Messenger of any unforeseen changes. We greatly appreciate your patience and flexibility to accommodate setup.

We look forward to seeing you for a fun weekend at Oktoberfest!

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Oktoberfest News!


Due to a lack of volunteers for the Kid Zone on SATURDAY, 10/1, we are now opening volunteer slots to MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS to help with carnival games, inflatables, the craft tables, clean-up, etc. Please use the Sign-Up Genius volunteer link below to sign-up.


Link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b45a4ab2baafc1-2022

Holy Name SportsZone

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Welcome to the Holy Name SportsZone!

Boys Basketball:

Grades 4th-8th

Boys basketball registration is now open until October 6th on the CYO website.

*Total cost is $95.

*Pizza party/ callout (open gym) will be on Monday, October 3rd for any boy that is interested in playing.

*5:30-7:30, come for any amount of time or stay for the whole time

*Contact Matt Dillon with any questions, or if interested in coaching (317) 777-0385

High School GIRLS and BOYS basketball:

Both registrations are open and will close Oct 5.

Access all sports schedules here:



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Extended Care News

Extended Care will be closed on Friday September 30th for E-Learning Day.

Extended Care will be open on October 5th, 6th for early release, but there will be NO Extended Care on Friday October 7.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful children with us.

PTO News

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Box Tops are a great way to help your classroom earn extra supplies! This year we are giving each classroom money for supplies based on how much they are credited in the BoxTops leaderboard. Most box top products are redeemable by scanning receipts with the app. Store receipts must be scanned within 2 weeks of the purchase date. Use this referral code EQX52AXO when you sign up and we’ll earn *Bonus* Box Tops when you scan your first receipt. If you don’t want to bother with this, feel free to send your store receipts to school or the parish office and we will scan them for you. (Receipts will be destroyed and not returned). If you scan a non-eligible receipt, you will still have an opportunity to enter the various sweepstakes that run throughout the year. (For example, McDonald’s never has box tops, but always allows you to enter the extra sweepstakes). Check out the app here: https://www.boxtops4education.com/s/get-the-app. Please make sure to ‘Give Credit’ to your classroom or department of choice. You can change your choice with each scan or keep it on the most recent choice.

The primary hallway families are providing a dinner for the teachers on the first night of parent teacher conferences. If you did not see the sign-up genius that was sent by email earlier this week, please see the link below:

Please see the sign up genius link below to consider donating towards one of the staff’s dinners next week during conferences. We are covering Wednesday, Oct 5th at 5 pm. Thank you!


Staff Favorites List

Are you looking for a way to show appreciation to a certain staff member? Have they gone out of their way for you or your favorite student? Is their birthday or other special occasion coming up? Here is a helpful list of their favorite things. If you are looking for someone without a link or completely missing, please feel free to ask them to complete their survey.


HN Staff Links (2).pdf


This Week's Rosary Winner

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Be a Royal for a Day and Shadow at Roncalli!

Roncalli is excited to welcome future Royals to campus for the Royal for a Day Program! Almost all of the first semester dates are full, but there are plenty of opportunities to join us for a visit in the second semester. All shadows will be on an individual basis, with 8 students being able to join us each day. All visits will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

If you are interested in getting your 8th grader signed up, please email Allie Ross at aross@roncalli.org for all available dates. Go, Royals!

Rowdie's Royal Raffle Tickets Available NOW!

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This is your chance to win $10,000 while supporting the students of Roncalli High School. This is a new raffle, and tickets will be sold from September thru April - giving you 7 chances to win! The sooner you purchase, the more chances you have. Monthly drawings will win $100 and take place October - March with the Grand Prize drawing for $10,000 on April 29.

Monthly winning tickets will be entered back into the drawing. Purchase your raffle ticket today in the Advancement Office or order at https://form.jotform.com/222484636413153.

Official rules found at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-qtR96fuksOc7dk_SdwW9YHkmPOclZDDjyE4HR0t2TM/edit.

Changes to Roncalli's High School Placement Test Morning

The Roncalli High School Placement Test may be nearly two months away, but with all of the changes, we wanted to get families the information as soon as possible.

  • Preregister for the HSPT at https://permission.click/QPyWg/us --Deadline for preregistration is Wednesday, November 2... WALKINS WILL BE WELCOME!
  • Date: Saturday, November 5 from 8:00- 11:15 AM; arrive by 7:40 AM.
  • Cost: $10 cash or check made out ot Roncalli OR pay online with Preregistration
  • Bring: #2 Pencils (no calculators allowed)
  • Drop off: Change for this year--Curbside dropoff at Door 6 by 7:40 AM. Please enter through LaSalle Street off of Thompson Road. Stay in the car line to drop students off at Door 6. School counselors and student volunteers will assist the student after they enter the school building. Students will finish testing by 11:15 AM; unless the student has special accommodations. Pick up at Door 5 (Fine Arts).
  • Contact Michelle Roberts at mroberts@roncalli.org by October 17 if your student needs accommodations.
  • Parent Information Meeting in the Auditorium from 10- 11:15 AM.
  • Contact Jane Dias with questions at jdias@roncalli.org.

Lunch Menu

Monday, October 3rd

Hot Breakfast Choice: Colby Cheese Omelet with ½ bagel

A) Chicken Nuggets

C) Caesar Salad w/chicken


E) Ham Sandwich on a whole grain bun

F) PRK3-2nd-Power up Pizza Pack/3-8th Grade sack lunch with mozzarella cheese stick, chocolate chip muffin, cheez its and strawberry banana yogurt

Hot Side: Peas and Carrots

Mandarin Oranges

Tuesday, October 4th

Hot Breakfast Choice: Blueberry Mini Pancakes

A) Beef and Cheese Nachos

C) Caesar Salad w/chicken


E) Ham Sandwich on a whole grain bun

F) PRK3-2nd-Power up Pizza Pack/3-8th Grade sack lunch with mozzarella cheese stick, chocolate chip muffin, cheez its and strawberry banana yogurt

Hot Side: Corn


Wednesday, October 5th

Hot Breakfast Choice:Eggstravaganza (scrambled eggs with bacon and cheese)& ½ bagel

A) Papa John’s Cheese Pizza Delivery

C) Caesar Salad w/chicken


E) Ham Sandwich on a whole grain bun

F) PRK3-2nd-Power up Pizza Pack/3-8th Grade sack lunch with mozzarella cheese stick, chocolate chip muffin, cheez its and strawberry banana yogurt

Hot Side: Broccoli


Thursday, October 6th

Hot Breakfast Choice: Mini Maple Pancakes

A) BBQ Chicken Sliders

C) Caesar Salad w/chicken


E) Ham Sandwich on a whole grain bun

F) PRK3-2nd-Power up Pizza Pack/3-8th Grade sack lunch with mozzarella cheese stick, chocolate chip muffin, cheez its and strawberry banana yogurt

Hot Side: Cauliflower


Friday, October 7th

Hot Breakfast Choice: Mini Cinnamon Rolls

A) Fish Patty on a bun

C) Caesar Salad w/chicken


F) PRK3-2nd-Power up Pizza Pack/3-8th Grade sack lunch with mozzarella cheese stick, chocolate chip muffin, cheez its and strawberry banana yogurt

E) Ham Sandwich on a whole grain bun

Hot Side: French Fries

Nondiscrimination Policy

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Spanish_Form_508_Compliant_6_8_12_0.pdf. y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

(1) correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; o

(3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov.

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

Current Family Incentives!

* If a new family schedules and takes an individual family tour based on your referral, your children will earn an out-of-uniform pass. Be sure they mention your family!

* If a new family enrolls for the 2022-2023 school year based on your referral, we will waive your family's registration fee. If you have already paid that fee, we will reimburse you. Be sure they mention your family!