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Finals Week

We will close the semester with Finals Week! Due to the way May/Memorial Day falls, Finals week will start Friday, May 24th.

During Finals Week there will be two blocks each day - 8:30 to 10:00am and 10:30 to 12:00pm. Students are expected to be picked up by 3:00pm during Finals Week.

PLEASE NOTE: To account for Graduation, Senior’s G Block Final will be Wednesday, May 22nd during the regularly scheduled G Block.

Study Week 5/20-24

Student week is a time where students focus on prepping for their finals, turning in any outstanding assignments (per agreements with their teachers), and get ready for the end of their academic year. This process may look different in each class (some teachers may give students time to work on a final’s project, some may give students an opportunity to turn in old homework assignments from the week before, others may go over a study guide, etc).

Monday, May 20th will be a Friday Schedule to balance instructional minutes that week. Students are encouraged to use this time wisely!
2024 HNHS Strawberry Stroll Tickets On Sale Now Featured Photo

2024 HNHS Strawberry Stroll Tickets On Sale Now

We are thrilled to welcome our community to the second annual Strawberry Festival! We put the fun in fundraising with the return of made-to-order street tacos, live music, free festival games, the beloved Cake Walk, a bountiful raffle and much more!

Why strawberries? In May of 1868, six courageous young SNJM Sisters arrived on the shores of Lake Merritt from Montreal. The sisters were greeted with fresh strawberries and cream, a treat that would not have been available in chilly Canada at that time, so celebrating with strawberries has remained a beloved SNJM and HNHS tradition. So join in the fun, support the incredible students of Holy Names, and come to Strawberry Fest 2024!
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Congratualtions, Coach Hornage!

Congratulations to HNHS basketball coach Dwayne Hornage. Coach Hornage was just announced as one of 14 winners of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Model Coach Award for 2023-24.

Here is what the CIF said about Coach Hornage:
Coach Homage's dedication to Holy Names High School and the basketball team is evident through his commitment to creating connections with the administration and student-athletes. His emphasis on carrying oneself with poise, confidence, and true sportsmanship, regardless of the outcome, reflects his focus on character development both on and off the court. The lessons learned under his guidance contribute to his student-athlete’s growth as responsible and compassionate individuals, shaping their future as adults.


Your path to Holy Names Starts Here! The Admissions process begins with several ways to experience the vibrant campus life at Holy Names.

Shadow visits are the best way for students to see themselves as part of the Holy Names community. Each visiting student is paired with a Holy Names Ambassador and joins that student for a half day of classes on campus. In addition to experiencing the classroom environment, shadow visits offer the opportunity for each student to engage with our diverse, welcoming student body in order to get a true sense of the full high school experience.

Private campus tours are available upon request and can be scheduled with our Admissions Department. Please contact [email protected] to request a private campus tour or schedule a shadow visit today!

Ready to apply? Simply click the 'Apply' link under the Admissions menu!
HNHS Students meet VP Kamala Harris Featured Photo

HNHS Students meet VP Kamala Harris

A select group of Holy Names High School students, including members from the Class of 2024 and participants in the Model United Nations program, had the extraordinary opportunity to greet Vice President Kamala Harris at the Sacramento airport as she landed on Thursday, 1/25. The students, accompanied by Principal Greene, Ms. Pope and Mr. Brunetti, enjoyed a unique opportunity to personally welcome Vice President Harris, the first female Vice President and highest-ranking female official in U.S. history.

Presenting The Odd Couple, 11/16 & 17

This year, we are excited to present The Odd Couple on Thursday and Friday, 11/16 & 17 at 7:00 p.m.

Our students and faculty have been working hard around the clock! Come support our young artists and enjoy a wonderful performance. Suggested donation of $10.00 at the door, students get in free! Bring the whole family!

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Our Mission

Holy Names High School, a small Catholic school for young women, provides an academically challenging college preparatory education in a vibrant learning environment. Our diverse community nurtures spirituality, encourages artistic expression, and promotes justice, preparing the next generation for leadership and service.