Holy Name Highlights

March 30, 2018

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Note From The Principal's Desk

Holy Name Family,

We have come upon the holiest days in our Church. Yesterday, we remembered the Last Supper and the awesome gift of the Eucharist that Jesus gave to us. Today, we see Jesus making the ultimate sacrifice for us – God’s love for us overflows in the gift of His Son. It is about this day that St. Paul wrote “But God proves his love for us in that while we still were sinners Christ died for us…For if while we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of his Son, much more surely, having been reconciled, will we be saved by his life” (Romans 5:8,10). All of these events point to the joy of Easter – the resurrection of Jesus and the faith that we have to go forth and spread the joy of the knowledge that we have been saved!

We are so grateful to share these holy times with your children. Thank you for entrusting them to us. We love to watch them learn and grow in their academics and their faith.

On behalf of all the teachers and staff here, we wish you all a Happy Easter!

May God bless the Holy Name Community!

-Mr. Kitchens

Giant Examples of the Spirit

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Dates to Remember

March 30th - Good Friday - 11:30 Dismissal

April 2nd- Easter Monday- No School

April 4th- Spring Pictures

Spring Break - April 6th - 13th.

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2nd Grade's Symbols of the Cross
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3rd Grade Living Wax Museum

3rd Grade Living Wax Museum

Please join us for a night of fun featuring some of your favorite historical icons!

When: Tuesday, April 17th

Time: 5:00 - 6:00pm

Where: Holy Name JCPC

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Great Job Holy Name Giants

The Rice Bowl donations poured in this morning and a lot of money was collected to help those in need. Holy Name is so proud of our students and families for coming together in our call for alms giving.

The money will be counted next week and a total will be given in the next Highlights.

Butterfly Ball

Our annual father/daughter dance will take place on Friday, April 20 from 7:00-9:00! Please email Amy Wright (awright@holyname.cc) or call the school office to register for this event by Thursday, April 5th. We will need the number of daughters and father figures that will be attending. The cost is $10 per family. We are looking forward to this special evening!

Notes From The Music Room


We are moving the end of year Musicale concert to Tuesday, May 15th

After school rehearsals: Tuesday May 8th & Wednesday May 9th 6:30-7:30pm (JCPC)

Dress Rehearsal: Tuesday May 15th at 1:00pm

Performance: Tuesday May 15th 7:00pm

Performers: 5th-8th grade, Guitar Club, and Alumni Band

Location: JCPC

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Annual PTO Spring Flower Sale

Please see link below for more details!


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BOGO Book Fair

Save the date! Our Spring Book Fair will be May 1st - May 5th


SATURDAY, April 14th, 2018

8:00 am – 3:00 pm

It is time for Holy Name Altar Society Fall Rummage Sale. Clean out your closets, drawers, sheds, and basements. Find whatever you can. Then bring all clean, useable items to the PLC Gym, on, but not before, Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 thru Thursday, April 12th, 2018 between 10:00am – 7:00pm.

**NOTE: No items will be accepted on Friday, April 13th, 2018. This day is set aside for final preparation of marking, pricing, and set-up!!

Items needed:

· Good clean clothing: dresses, skirts, pants, slacks, jeans, shirts, sweaters, coats, jackets, shoes, and boots of all sizes for men, women, children, and babies. Along with purses, belts, ties, and scarves.

  • Furniture, TV’s, and appliances
  • Tools, knick-knacks, crafts, craft materials, and yarn
  • Pots, pans, dishes, cups, glasses, cooking utensils, and silverware
  • Curtains, drapes, bedspreads, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, bathroom items (wash cloths, towels), kitchen towels, table linens.
  • Jewelry
  • Pictures, shelves, picture frames
  • Puzzles, games, toys and stuffed animals
  • New items
  • Other miscellaneous items

Volunteers needed, young and old alike, for setting up on Tuesday Night, April 10th starting at 6:00 pm. We will be setting up stage, tables and additional tasks. Need help during the week from Wednesday, 4/11 thru Friday, 4/13 from 10:00am – 7:30 pm. We will be sorting, folding, placing and pricing items. Lots of help is needed for tearing down on Saturday, April 14th, 2018, starting at 2:30pm after the rummage sale.

LAST BUT NOT LEAST: Come and support your parish and school on April 14th starting at 8:00am to 3:00pm!!! Find great bargains for yourself, your family and your neighbors.

For more information, contact: Esther Yochum – 786-6860, Sarah Doyle – 781-9146, Alice Payne – 438-5509, Betty McElroy – 784-2829.

Dates to remember:

· Set-up and pricing: Tuesday 4/10 night starting at 6:00 pm and Wednesday, 4/11 thru Friday, 4/13 from 10:00am – 7:30 pm.

  • Item drop off: Wednesday, April 11th thru Thursday, April 13th between 10:00am – 7:00pm.
  • Rummage sale: April 14th, 2018 starting at 8:00am to 3:00pm

Tear Down: Saturday, April 14th, starting at 2:30pm after the rummage sale.

Holy Name Altar Society “ANGEL AMONG US AWARD”

2018 Nomination Form

The “Angels Among Us Award” was established in 2005 to honor a lady volunteer of the parish who works quietly, endlessly, unassumingly, like an angel, making the world and Holy Name of Jesus a better place.

I NOMINATE: ___________________________________

YOUR NAME: (optional) ____________________Phone #:_____________

Please, provide details why you feel this lady of the parish should be considered for the “Angel Among Us Award”: (use additional sheet if necessary)


Prior recipients:

2005 Trudy Killion (d) 2010 Rosie Sylvester 2015 Betty McElroy

2006 Frances Rudolf (d) 2011 Esther Yochum 2016 Josephine (Jo) Archer (d)

2007 Judy Strawn 2012 Alice Payne 2017 Margaret Hartman

2008 Jo Pich (d) 2013 Ruth Koers

2009 Sue Sahm 2014 Sarah Doyle

Nomination forms must be received no later than April 9th, 2018. Please return forms via collection basket, parish office, or One of the above Angels.

Mother Daughter Breakfast

MARK YOUR CALENDAR - The 66th Annual Mother/Daughter Breakfast will be held Sunday, May 6th, 2018 following the 9:30 a.m. Mass in the PLC Gym. All women, mothers, sisters, and daughters are invited to attend. Tickets for the breakfast are adults - $15.00, and children 4-12 years of age - $12.00, children age 3 and under - free.



Spring sports include softball for girls 6th-8th grade, kickball for girls 3rd-8th grade, track (St. Jude) for boys and girls 3rd-8th grade.

All registrations are open, please register as soon as you can.

We need kickball players!!

Please register or email jwernke@holyname.cc if you have any questions.

Cathedral High School Honors

Congratulations to former Giants doing great things!

3rd Quarter Honor Roll



High Honors



High Honors

Roncalli News

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

5:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Roncalli High School

Derby or business casual attire

Please join us at the party! Don your Derby hat and help raise funds for Roncalli families in need of tuition assistance. Great food, drinks, entertainment and one-of-a-kind auction items await you.

Can’t attend but want to be part of the action? Send in your High Stakes Raffle betting form and be in the running for up to $10,000! And, bid on silent auction packages from the comfort of your own home—when you win, you can pick up your prize at RHS the following week.

Reserve your spot, print the High Stakes Raffle order form, browse auction items,

make a donation and start the bidding by visiting:


Contact Rachel Brown at rcbrown@roncalli.org if you have questions.

Attention All 8th Grade Parents of Future Roncalli Rebels

Earn money towards tuition through the Future Foundations Program!

Roncalli offers


families the opportunity to work events at Lucas Oil Stadium and Victory Field in order to earn money towards tuition. We are currently filling our schedules for the Indy Eleven at Lucas Oil Stadium and the Indianapolis Indians at Victory Field. A percentage of all money earned is also contributed to the school's Endowment. If you or any family/friends would be interested in working these events, please contact Jeff Traylor at jtraylor@roncalli.org or (317) 787-8277, ext. 203.

Roncalli Jr. Rebel Theater Camp

Please see the link below for more details


Reminder: Roncalli High School Application
Roncalli is excited to welcome the Class of 2022 next fall!

As a reminder, the Application for Admission is now available online at www.roncalli.org. To access the registration site, please click the text that reads "Complete Admission Application Online" underneath the scrolling photos. Once the application is complete and the $100 registration fee is received, you may continue the registration process. For those who have not been in a South Deanery Catholic grade school for grades seven and eight, those next steps will include scheduling an admissions interview for Saturday, January 20 (limited space available). For all others, it will be scheduling your appointment to meet with your student's counselor to create their freshman year schedule.

Please contact Director of Admissions Allie Ross at aross@roncalli.org or (317) 787-8277, ext. 243 with any questions.


As CYO Wrestling Season comes to an end. Want to remind you of the opportunity to continue wrestling with Rebel Wrestling Foundation (Roncalli's Wrestling Club). Practices for Grades K-12 are on Tuesday and Thursday 4:15pm-5:30pm. All workouts are ran by RHS Head Coach Wade McClurg and his staff. Rebel Wrestling Foundation will also do some spring club competitions/meets if you are interested in getting more matches. If you are interested in joining the club please contact Coach McClurg.

Questions: Contact Coach McClurg 317-501-8306 or wrestling@roncalli.org

Summer Sports Camps

Roncalli High School will again offer many different sport camps this summer for elementary age student athletes currently in grades K-8. These camps are conducted by members of the Rebel coaching staff and serve to provide fundamental instruction in each sport as well as a wonderful opportunity to have fun in a friendly and nourishing environment.

CAMPS for BOYS in 2018:


Cross Country







CAMPS for GIRLS in 2018:


Cross Country






CO-ED CAMPS in 2018:





The cost for each camp is $50 per camper/per session. Registration begins March 1

Information/Online Registration is available on the Roncalli High School website: www.roncalli.org/athletics/AthleticCamps

For more information, please call the athletic office at Roncalli High School

(788-4094 or 787-8277 ext. 263).

Wellness Committee

Any parent or student interested in joining the Wellness Committee please contact Mrs. Stevenson at lstevenson@holyname.cc

The café serves breakfast between 7:00-& 7:20 AM. There are both hot and cold options. Cost is $1.85. If your family is free or reduced for lunch, breakfast is also free or reduced @ $.30.

Breakfast at school is a great way to start your day!

Cafe News

Cafeteria low and negative balance notices emails are sent on Wednesday and Friday. Please pay and negative balances and fund your child’s account for future purchases. We would like to have all accounts current when we go on Spring Break. As always, call and/or email me with any questions @ lstevenson@holyname.cc. Thank you.

Lunch and Breakfast Menu


Week 32-April 2, 2018-April 6 2018

Monday, April 2

Easter Monday, NO SCHOOL!

Tuesday, April 3

Hot Breakfast Choice: Apple or Cherry Freudel

A) Mozzarella Sticks w/marinara dipping sauce-

B) Chicken & Noodles

C) Salad Bar


E) Ham Sandwich on a whole grain hoagie bun

F) PRK3-2nd-Anytimers/3-8th Grade sack lunch with cheese stick, muffin, crackers & yogurt

Hot Side: Green Beans

Wednesday, April 4

Hot Breakfast Choice: Mini Whole Grain Waffles

A) Breaded Chicken Patty on a whole grain bun

B) Salisbury Steak w/pan roll

C) Salad Bar


E) Turkey Sandwich on a whole grain hoagie bun

F) PRK3-2nd-Anytimers/3-8th Grade sack lunch with cheese stick, muffin, crackers & yogurt

Hot Side: Mashed Potatoes

Thursday, April 5

Hot Breakfast Choice: Mini Chocolate Buns

A) Meatloaf

B) Fajita Chicken and Cheese wrap

C) Salad Bar


E) Ham Sandwich on a whole grain hoagie bun

F) PRK3-2nd-Anytimers/3-8th Grade sack lunch with cheese stick, muffin, crackers & yogurt

Hot Side: Brussel Sprouts

Friday, April 6



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.