• Congratulations, Class of 2016!

    Posted May 27, 2016

    On Thursday, May 26, the Academy of the Holy Names celebrated the 98 young women from the Class of 2016 at Graduation. Members of the class are attending 40 of the 120 schools to which they were accepted, they were offered $9.5 million in scholarships, served more than 26,600 community service hours, 49 graduated With Honors, 35 are members of National Honor Society and seven are continuing their athletic careers in college. In addition, they gifted the school with a $115,853 endowed scholarship in memory of their class angel, Sydney Wynne.

  • 3rd-Trimester P.R.I.D.E. Award Recipients

    Posted May 3, 2016

    These students best demonstrated P.R.I.D.E. (Positive attitude, Respectful behavior, Independent learning, Dedicated to safety, Engaged in learning) this trimester. Congratulations to: Lilah Switalski and Baron Fonk (pre-K), Angelia Prieto and Landon Kane (K), Ava Cebollero and Paxton Swezey (1st), Mia Accardi and Nicholas Domit (2nd), Carolina Ward and Alex Fernandez (3rd), Sofia Bailey and Renzo Mueller (4th), Sophia Swezey and Kevin Doherty (5th), Isabella Machado and Zach Mintz (6th), Stella Mele and Wyatt Swezey (7th) and Alexa Fredericks and Michael Quackenbush (8th). Click here to view more pictures.

  • "Because of Winn-Dixie" 2nd-Grade Dog Show

    Posted May 3, 2016

    Our 2nd-grade students read the novel "Because of Winn-Dixie" by Kate DiCamillo this month. They concluded the novel study with a live dog show where dogs big and small were invited to participate. Awards were given to Best Overall Small Dog, Best Overall Large Dog, Best Direction Follower and Most Like Winn-Dixie. All of the students and dogs had a great time!

  • Julia Lester Named County Soccer Player of the Year

    Posted May 3, 2016

    The 2016 Janet Alvarez Female Soccer Player of the Year award was presented to Julia Lester. This award recognizes the outstanding Hillsborough County High School soccer player whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of athletic and academic excellence. The recipient epitomizes great leadership ability combined with diligence, perseverance and hard work. Julia is the second AHN soccer player to win this award and the first since Patti Casey in 1986. Congratulations, Julia!

  • Cut for a Cure Raises $14,000 for Pediatric Cancer Foundation

    Posted May 2, 2016

    With 27 students in grades 1-8, ES Principal Bridgid Fishman and Coach Doyle shaving their heads, AHN's participation in Cut for a Cure was again a highlight of the year! Thus far, our students have raised more than $14,000 for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation. A special thanks to childhood cancer survivors Riley and Sofia for sharing their stories and further inspiring our students.

  • Academy Cup Promotes Teamwork and Jaguar Pride

    Posted April 25, 2016

    The 7th-and 8th-grade homerooms are competing in the Academy Cup, a series of volleyball and soccer games over the next few weeks. On May 2nd, the top seeded 7th-grade homeroom and the top seeded 8thgrade homeroom will go head-to-head for the title of Academy Cup champion. Our 5th-and 6th-grade homerooms each have a team to cheer for in the games ranging from the Lavender Llamas to Trueman Troopers!

  • Teachers Attend Technology Professional EdCamp Sessions

    Posted April 20, 2016

    During their weekly PLC meetings, teachers attended MiniEdcamp sessions of their interest ranging from BookCreator and Google Classroom to Nearpod and iMovie. Edcamp is an unconference that allows teachers to meet informally to share and discuss education topics. The Edcamp model provides educators with a sustainable model for learning, growing, connecting and sharing.

  • Junior Honored as Young Woman of Promise

    Posted April 14, 2016

    Junior Elizabeth Dolan was selected as one of 10 Young Women of Promise by the Athena Society. The program was designed to honor high school juniors who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their community and show promise of making extraordinary contributions to their communities in the future. Click here to read about Elizabeth in the Tampa Bay Times.

  • National Engineering Week in the Middle School

    Posted February 29, 2016

    For the first time, middle school students celebrated National Engineering Week. They worked collaboratively on an engineering challenging where they had to build the tallest tower out of spaghetti and marshmallows in 25 minutes. Students also used the 3-D design program Autodesk 123D on their MacBooks to build a bridge to scale, applying the concepts and principles of design.

  • AP Physics' Contraption Competition

    Posted February 29, 2016

    The AP Physics classroom has been bursting with marbles, dominoes, pulleys and creative students for the 2nd Annual AP Physics Contraption Competition! The Contraption Competition is based on the Rube Goldberg Machine Contests inspired by the famous creator of complex machines that accomplish trivial tasks. The competition challenged teams to build the most elaborate and hilarious contraptions that were judged on complexity, design, creativity, humor and team chemistry.

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