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Principal Kendra Carr on Dictionary.com

A high-school principal may not be a very glamorous profession, but this woman recognized it as a chance to influence the young minds of the next generation and to maybe inspire change early on instead of trying to amend things after they’ve happened.

Here’s her story: https://www.dictionary.com/e/video/words-of-a-high-school-principal/
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Trip to Kenya shows HNHS students, ‘if you love, you will be loved’

by Carrie McClish, The Catholic Voice

Students from Oakland’s Holy Names High School who visited Daraja Academy in Kenya this summer said that it was an experience like no other.

For Gloria Ulloa-Soto, a HNHS tenth grader, meeting her counterparts at Daraja, which like Holy Names High is an all-girls, but not religious, school, was an “unforgettable experience” that brought mixed emotions. “When I first met the girls, I was a little surprised because of the warm welcome they gave all of us. When you meet someone for the first time....

READ MORE: https://www.catholicvoiceoakland.org/2018/09-17/inthisissue1.htm
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HNHS Articulation Reception for Middle School Teachers and Principals

Tuesday, September 11 from 4:30 - 6:30

Hear about what is happening at Holy Names High School and enjoy wine & cheese at the Articulation Reception.

Our signature programs provide young women with a unique opportunity to prepare for college and beyond. More, now than ever, an all-girls education is needed to cultivate and prepare the voices of our leaders of tomorrow. We are ready and excited to welcome the next generation of young women leaders!

Please RSVP Today: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efmt6f8h394dd813
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Tribute to the Class of 2018

Two of our HNHS students are featured in the June issue of the Catholic Voice. Here are some of this year's outstanding graduates of the Catholic high schools in the Oakland Diocese.
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Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Proud families and friends joined the class of 2018 for two days of celebration, honoring their accomplishments over the last four years and celebrating the exciting challenges that lie ahead. Several HNHS alumnae joined in Baccalaureate Mass to pin the newest alumnae and proudly welcome them to the long list of accomplished, successful graduates from Holy Names High School.
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Summer School

Holy Names is offering exciting courses this summer in our summer school program. Work on Algebra or Geometry in the morning and hone your writing in the late morning expository writing or research writing class. Come, participate and enjoy Volleyball, build a robot in Robotics class and get on stage in a Drama class during the afternoon electives. Sign up for summer school while space is still available. It will be fun, exciting and a great opportunity to expand your experiences! Please contact Director of Academics, Paula Mitchell if you are interested in Summer programs: pmitchell@hnhsoakland.org or visit hnhsoakland.org/SUMMER to sign up today!
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Evening of the Arts

Join us on Friday, May 4 at 6pm for a celebration of Holy Names' Visual & Performing Arts program! Each Senior art portfolio will be on display, with some prints available to take home. The orchestra and choir will perform in the historic auditorium after the gallery viewing.
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Middle School Day

Thursday, April 26 from 4:30-6:30 pm
Fifth, sixth and seventh grade girls are invited to a special preview of high school life. Start the afternoon with an excerpt of the HNHS Spring musical, Godspell, in the historic auditorium. Learn to launch a rocket with the Holy Names Engineering students, join an interactive art demonstration, and play side by side with Monarch student-athletes! The evening will conclude with a chance to sample the HNHS cafeteria’s taco bar!

MUST RSVP: bit.ly/Middle18
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High School Fair: Wednesday, April 25

The East Bay High School Fair will be at Bishop O'Dowd on Wednesday, April 25 from 6-8pm. Holy Names High School will be hosting a table at the fair along with other area high schools. All middle school students are encouraged to attend and learn about the dynamic HNHS programs, visit with Admission representatives, and speak to Holy Names Student Ambassadors to find out what makes HNHS such a unique, vibrant campus.
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