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  • What's the Buzz? Scripps Spelling Bee Winners in ES

    Posted November 10, 2014

    Students in grades 1-4 participated in grade-level finals in the Scripps National Spelling Bee this week. The winning words were: surplus (1st grade), gainsay (2nd grade), veteran (3rd grade) and veteran (4th grade).

  • NJFL News

    Posted October 30, 2014

    The NJFL team did great at the October meet! Congratulations to the following students who placed in the top five overall in their divisions: Brendan Driscoll (1st place in Declamation), Sergio Angel-Riano (2nd place in Declamation), Sean Doherty (2nd place in Impromptu), Clare Grammig (2nd place in Original Oratory), Ana Jones (2nd place in Poetry), Kegan Lovell (3rd place in Declamation), Maddie Moffett (3rd place in Individual Drama), Jimmy Grammig and Reagan Finch (5th place in Duo Drama), Andy Sebek (5th place in Impromptu) and Daniella Viso (5th place in Individual Drama). Go Jags!

  • Thespians Succeed at Districts

    Posted October 28, 2014

    The AHN Theatre Deapartment Thespians had a wonderful showing at the District 9 Individual Events Festival on Saturday, October 18th! AHN earned 4 superior ratings and ten excellent ratings. Congratulations to Julia Barreto, Alejandra Lozano, Lexi Nieto, Rebecca Parrillo and Emilie Ulbricht, who will be going on to represent their District in the State Festival in March 2015! Great job girls!

  • 1st Quarter P.R.I.D.E. Recipients

    Posted October 23, 2014

    The Elementary School held its quarter 1 P.R.I.D.E. (Positive attitude, Respectful behavior, Independent learning, Dedicated to safety, Engaged in learning) assembly to celebrate first-quarter achievements. Two students from each grade in pre-K through 8 were selected for best demonstrating P.R.I.D.E. this quarter.

  • Quarter 1 Esse Quam Videri Recipients

    Posted October 14, 2014

    Each quarter, the freshman teachers choose freshman students to receive the Esse Quam Videri award. This award is given to the freshmen who most closely exemplify Academy’s motto, Esse Quam Videri, which means “to be, rather than to seem.” The recipients for this quarter are Yasmina Decamp, Caitlyn Helms, and Julianna Wright.

  • Spike & Splash for the Cause

    Posted October 9, 2014

    The 6th annual Spike & Splash for the Cause was a huge success! Academy and Jesuit joined forces and raised more than $11,000 for Moffitt Cancer Center. Click here to view a video of highlights from the night.

  • Congratulations, Class of 2014

    Posted June 9, 2014

    On Wednesday, May 21 the Academy of the Holy Names celebrated the 100 young women from the Class of 2014 at Graduation. Together, the class was accepted into 149 colleges and universities, offered more than $13 million in scholarships, served more than 25,500 community service hours, 65 graduated With Honors, 45 are members of National Honor Society, eight are continuing their athletic careers in college and three are National Merit Finalists. All 100 girls are college bound, and they were accepted into 31 of the top 60 schools in the country. In addition, they gifted the school with a $73,175 endowed scholarship. ­­­­­Click here to view a list of schools to which the students were accepted.

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    4th Quarter P.R.I.D.E. Recipients

    Posted June 5, 2014

    The Elementary School distributed its quarter 4 P.R.I.D.E. (Positive attitude, Respectful behavior, Independent learning, Dedicated to safety, Engaged in learning) awards to students in pre-k through 8th grade.

  • Fourth Quarter Esse Quam Videri Recipients

    Posted May 29, 2014

    Each quarter, the freshman teachers choose freshman students to receive the Esse Quam Videri award. This award is given to the freshmen who most closely exemplify Academy’s motto, "Esse Quam Videri," which means “to be, rather than to seem.” Congratulations to fourth quarter recipients Lindsay Calka, Anna Padron and Danielle Gutierrez (pictured).

  • Frances Kratz and Paola Farah

    Juniors Invited to Naval Academy Summer Seminar

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Juniors Paola Farah and Frances Kratz have been selected to attend the United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar. An invitation to attend this prestigious summer program is extended to only 2,550 students nationally and abroad. Specifically for rising seniors, it introduces prospective applicants to life at the Naval Academy, located in Annapolis, Md. Selection is based on academic performance, achievement in athletic and extracurricular activities, demonstrating leadership potential in those areas, being physically fit, having a positive attitude, being self-disciplined and having good moral character.

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