Hornet Herald

Teaching the Way of Jesus Christ

September 17, 2018

A Message from Our Principal


We talked about “Faith without works” today in our morning prayer service.

St. James tells us that we must be good “doers” as well as good “hearers” of God’s Holy Word. We must share the Word of God by taking care of each other and doing all we can to bring others closer to Jesus.


North Texas Giving (NTG)– Schedule your donation ahead of time beginning today, September 10, or make your donation on September 20. Thank you and God bless you for your generosity. NTG marks the kickoff of our Annual Giving Appeal.


Parent-Teacher Conference Day is Friday, September 21. Parents will use Sign-up Genius to schedule conferences. Students must attend and be in school uniform of choice).


Book Fair begins Monday, September 24.


Grandparents’ Day Mass and reception will be Thursday, September 27 (Noon Dismissal Day). Grandparents are welcome to join us at Mass. If grandparents cannot make the Mass, we welcome our parents in their places.

Immediately after Mass, we will split students / grandparents so that one group will attend reception, while the other half will attend the book fair. Then, we will switch places. Thanks in advance for your cooperation.


No School on Friday, September 28 (Diocesan Teacher Inservice Day).



Peace in Christ,

Dr. John Shreve

Upcoming Events

Due to a constantly changing calendar, we will not be printing a full calendar this year. Please refer to the Holy Family Catholic School website calendar for all important dates. There is a printable version at that link, for your convenience. Thank you!


This Week

September 20 - North Texas Giving Day

September 21 - Parent Teacher Conferences, No School

September 21 - Nolan Catholic Middle School Night


Next Week

September 24 - Book Fair Begins

September 27 - Grandparents Day, 8:15 Mass; Noon Dismissal

September 28 - Knights of Columbus, Respect Life Night with Abby Johnson; 7:30 Holy Family Church

September 28 - Teacher Inservice; No School


Upcoming Events

October 4 - Picture Day; All 3K and 4K students must wear their red HFCS shirts for pictures.

October 10 - Spirit Day Panera Bread; 4-8

October 27 - Fall Festival 10am-3pm

November 7 - Chick-fil-a Spirit Day; 6-10pm

November 15 - Group Pictures and Retakes

Stephen Breen Memorial Foundation Events

Nolan Catholic Middle School Night

Friday, Sep. 21st, 4pm

4501 Bridge Street

Fort Worth, TX

North Texas Giving Day!

Scheduled giving opens on September 10th @ 8 am and goes through September 20th until midnight! Simply go to https://northtexasgivingday.org and look for Holy Family Catholic School. Every dollar makes a difference!
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Pictures Needed!

Please email shiett@hfsfw.org with any pictures you have from this year's events such as sporting events, class parties or field trips and any other school related event. I will use them on our website as well as the yearbook. Thank you.
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BOOK FAIR IS NEAR!

Stop by the Book Fair this Sunday from 9-12 or Monday-Thursday during school hours.
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Uniform Issue - Boys Ties

Holy Family Catholic School’s uniform guidelines require that all boys in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade wear the official school tie on formal uniform days (e.g., mass, etc.). The child-sized tie provided by Mills Uniform Company is a pre-tied tie that has a neck strap similar to a bow tie. During formal dress days the administration has noticed that these ties hang very loosely on the students even though they are cinched as tightly as possible. After discussion with Mills Uniform Company it was determined that there was a manufacturing error with these ties and the neck strap was the incorrect size for a child. At no cost to you Mills Uniform Company will alter or replace these ties for you. To have your ties altered or replaced you must take them to their store located at 5460 E. Loop 820 S., Fort Worth, TX 76119.