Hornet Herald

Teaching the Way of Jesus Christ

August 10, 2022

Welcome of the New School Year!

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This Week

Wednesday, August 10 - First Day of School - Noon Dismissal

Thursday, August 11 - PreK Enrichment Program Begins

Thursday, August 11 - No School Mass today


Next Week

Monday, August 15 - Feast of the Assumption - Mass at 12:00 noon

Wednesday, August 17 - School Advisory Council Meeting

Thursday, August 18 - No School Mass today

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 23 - Spirit Night at Jason's Deli - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday, August 27 - Play Like A Champion Workshop for Parents - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Tuesday, August 30 - Meet the Teacher Night

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Happy Birthday to our all those who had birthdays in July!

John cote, Truman Pearson, Abigail Chebino, Vincent Circelli, Benjamin Price, Weston Alexander, Cruz Ramos, Evangeline Circelli, Matthew Ponce, Andrew Acuna, Joseph Gavin, Mrs. Head, Mrs. Houlder-Bothwell, and Mrs. Griffith.


Happy Birthday to our early August birthday's - Levi Szostek and Gabriel Johnson.


May all your birthday wishes and dreams come true!

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Summer Mission Project

The Catholic Missions Committee would like thank several families who have already turned in their summer posters!


Please keep encouraging your students to continue finding ways to embrace your FAITH, give HOPE, and show LOVE as you document your family’s summertime activities and create your Keep Your Vine Growing poster. Help your students print photos, collect craft supplies, and encourage unique ways to practice your rich catholic faith throughout the summer.


Remember, posters must be submitted to Mrs. Lisa Griffith by Friday, August 19. Email chelseacircelli@gmail.com with questions.

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Wholesome Foods

Holy Family Catholic School is proud to partner with Wholesome Food Services to offer lunch service to students, faculty, and staff.

Sign Up Today! Registration is free, and there is no obligation!

  • Go to [//www.wholesomefoodservices.com]www.wholesomefoodservices.com
  • Select Register to create an account
  • Select Holy Family Catholic School
  • Set up a profile for each child by selecting Add Profile
    • 1st Lunch - PK and Kinder
    • 2nd Lunch - 1st - 4th
    • 3rd Lunch - 5th - 8th
  • Select Order Now to view menus and place orders
    • Monday - Raising Cane's
    • Wednesday - Jimmy John's
    • Friday - Campisi's
  • Enter your credit/debit card information to pay securely online

Quick, convenient, and easy to use!

  • You can place orders up until 1 PM the day before delivery
  • You can order up to 60 days in advance
  • You can cancel up until 8 AM the day of delivery

Lots of great benefits!

  • Order daily, weekly, or occasionally - whatever best suits your needs, budget, and taste
  • Lunches are individually prepared and delivered fresh each day
  • Gluten-free and vegetarian items available on many menus
  • Send a Love Note to your student on their lunch label for good luck wishes on test days or positive words of love and encouragement
  • Wholesome Food Services offers gift cards - the perfect gift for students, teachers, and friends.

Need help?

Call the Wholesome Food Services customer support line at 800.872.0223 or email at support@wholesomefoodservices.com 24/7.

See the attached flyer for summer sale details for all lunches delivered through September 30, 2022.

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Hornet Sports

I hope your student had a great first day of school yesterday. If your student is going to participate in sports this school year the forms below need to be completed and returned to me. An annual sports physical must be completed and returned to the school (Please have your PCP complete the Diocesan form). If your child had a physical after June 1, no new physical is necessary.


If you have any questions please let me know.


Ms. Grady

Play Like a Champion

I hope you have enjoyed your summer and tried to stay cool. My name is Brittany Grady (Ms. Grady) and I will be the Sports Coordinator for Holy Family Catholic School this year. I am very excited to take this role and I know we will have a fabulous year.

I have attached a flyer to this email explaining the Play Like a Champion workshop which will be held on Saturday, August 27th from 3-4pm at Nolan Catholic High School and it is for parents who are wanting to coach and if your child is wanting to participate in sports this school year.


If you have any questions please email me at bgrady@hfcsfw.org

Have a wonderful day.


Ms. Grady

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7th and 8th Grade Sailing Team

Very exciting news, there will be a Diocesan Sailing Team this school year! Please see the details below:

Questions? Please contact Ms. Brittany Grady at bgrady@hfcsfw.org.


Diocesan Sailing Team

  • 7th and 8th ONLY …learn to SAIL along Nolan Catholic Vikings!
  • Co-Ed; No experience needed!
  • Lifelong sport, college opportunities, fosters teamwork
  • 7th grade may only learn skills and practice with the team
  • 8th grade may compete in Regattas!
  • Fall and Spring Season Options Available
    • Labor Day-Thanksgiving
    • End of February- May
  • Equipment provided; Nolan owns 12 boats!
  • Practices held at Fort Worth Boat Club on Eagle Mountain Lake
  • Practices twice a week Wednesdays, 4p-6p and Saturdays, AM or PM weather depending
  • Competitions are local and destination (Past travel locations have been Austin, Houston, New Orleans)
  • Participation Fee: $125 per session via FACTS + any travel expenses for families to attend meets
  • Diocesan Sailing Team Sign-Ups (office.com)

7th and 8th Grade Diocesan Tackle Football

Below is some information about 7th and 8th Grade Tackle Football for this school year.


7th and 8th Tackle Football

  • Practices are TBD held at Nolan Catholic
  • Games held on Thursday, schedule coming soon
  • Season Mid-August to October
  • Safety equipment provided by Nolan, cleats and mouthguard provided by individual families
  • Fee of $255 charged through school FACTS
  • 7th and 8th Tackle Flag Football Sign-Ups (office.com)


If you have any questions please contact Ms. Brittany Grady at bgrady@hfcsfw.org.

Diocesan Youth Flag Football for Kindergarten through Sixth Grade

Ms. Grady sent an email out about Play Like a Champion workshop that will be held on Saturday, August 27th from 3-4pm at Nolan Catholic High School for parents that are wanting to coach and if your child is wanting to participate in sports this year. Please make sure you read the email and the attachment for details. If the QR code does not work on the attachment to sign up, here is the link: Play Like a Champion Training Sign Up 8-27-22 (office.com)


If your child would like to participate in Youth Flag Football, please see the information below:

K-6th Youth Flag Football


  • Program will be run through Nolan Football Coaches
  • Rolling league format (no assigned team); may be co-ed
  • League will be held on Saturday mornings at Nolan Catholic starting August 27th-September 24th 8am-10am
  • Age appropriate skills and drill followed by games
  • Fee of $100 charged through school FACTS
  • Youth Flag Football Sign-Ups (K-6th) (office.com)


If you have any questions please contact Ms. Brittany Grady at bgrady@hfcsfw.org.

Spirit Night at Jason's Deli

Join us on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at Jason's Deli on Camp Bowie from 5:00pm until 9:00pm for a Family Spirit Night. When dining in, mention Holy Family Catholic School when ordering. If If taking out or ordering online, scan the QR code below for HFCS to benefit from your order. Jason's Deli will donate 15% of the proceeds back to Holy Family Catholic School.
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School Physicals

All new students and any student participating in the Diocesan Sports Program will need a school physical. Low cost physicals are provided by the medical students and physicians of UNT. The cost for the physical is $10.00 payable by cash or check (Check can be made out to ACOFP)

Face Masks and appointment required.


When: Saturday, August 13, 2022, 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Where: University of North Texas Health Science Center

555 Montgomery St.

Fort Worth, TX 76107


Parking is available behind the building in the parking lot, (this is the only entrance that will be open) and proceed to the glass double doors and take the elevator to the second floor, Family Practice Clinic. You will be greeted by a nurse to start the check in process and face masks are required for everyone:


1. Temperature check

2. Have you been around anyone who is COVID – 19 Positive in recent days, and are you experiencing symptoms of COVID-19?


Please complete page 1 of the Catholic School Health Report and sign at the bottom prior to your arrival.


Please call or email Nancy Eder, RN to schedule: 817-945-9372 (office) or email neder@fwdioc.org with the time you would like. Appointments are every 20 minutes beginning at 8:00am until 11:30am.

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Holy Family Catholic Community News

1) Registration is open at https://bit.ly/HFFWFormationReg22 for all families seeking Faith Formation. Orientations for Faith Formation will be Sunday, August 21st and Sunday, August 28th from 10:30-11:45 a.m. in the Family Life Center. Please register your family and plan to attend one of the orientations. Faith Formation Classes will begin on Sunday, September 11th from 10:30-11:45 am in the Family Life Center. Classes will be held in person and since it is family-based, parents attend with their students weekly. PLEASE register by Sunday, August 14th so we can plan accordingly and obtain materials.


2) We have several families where one of the parents isn’t Catholic, but support their spouse and children by attending Mass regularly. We are beginning a new cycle of our preparation process for Adults called RCIA (Rite of Cristian Initiation for Adults) in September. We also have Adapted classes for children ages 7-17. If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about the Catholic Church or is interested in becoming Catholic, please contact Genni Sayers, Director of Religious Education at gsayers@holyfamilyfw.org for more information. The class meets on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00 pm.


We will have an Inquiry Session to answer any questions you may have on Sunday, August 14th from 10:30-11:30 am in the Education Room of the Family Life Center. Please RSVP to Genni if you plan to come.

Nolan Catholic News

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3rd Annual Viking Club Classic

Sign up today for Nolan Catholic's 3rd Annual Viking Club Classic on Friday, September 20, 2022 at Hawks Creek Golf Club.


For additional information, please contact our very own Imelda Morales at 817.343.7612 or morales_imelda@att.net.