Class of 2022 & New HS Families
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- High School Office Summer Hours
- August Orientation
- 2:1 Technology Program
- 2018-2019 Key Dates
- FACTS Account Registration
- Community Service Requirement
There are no specific calculator requirements given for use in math courses below Algebra II. Beginning with the Class of 2020, students taking Algebra II or higher level courses are asked to purchase a TI84 Plus if they do not currently own a graphing calculator. Those students who currently own a graphing calculator will be allowed to continue to use their calculator.
All high school students use both a 13" MacBook Air and iPad. All freshmen will purchase these devices through the school at a prorated, subsidized cost of $1,300 plus the cost of the selected iPad case. Each student will be billed $325 per year for four years. The devices come loaded with software and are insured by the school.
New students in grades 6-12, including girls rising from the 8th grade, may pick up their MacBook and iPad during the week of July 30 through August 3rd from 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. On Wednesday, August 1st, you may pick up until 5:00 p.m. Plan to allow approximately 10 minutes per each device getting picked up.
Please note that rising 5th-graders will be issued their MacBook and iPad during the first week of school.
If you have not already done so, please be sure the Apple ID Consent Form has been filled out and returned to school by July 15th. This form is available in your My BackPack account.
Email any questions to Kent Smith, Director of Technology.
NOTES: Additional Faculty Professional Days and Parent-Teacher Conferences are TBA. Planning dates are tentative and subject to change as deemed necessary by the administration.
|August 8-10||Faculty Professional Days|
|August 13-14||Student Orientation Days|
|August 15||First Day of School|
|August 31||Faculty Professional Afternoon - |
ES - 12:00 dismissal
HS - 11:30 dismissal
|September 3||Labor Day Holiday - SCHOOL CLOSED|
|October 25-26||Parent-Teacher Conferences|
ES - Noon Dismissal Thursday, October 25
No School Friday, October 26
|November 19-23||Thanksgiving Break - No School|
(School Closed November 21-23)
|December 21||Noon Dismissal|
|December 24-January 4||Christmas Break - SCHOOL CLOSED|
|January 7||School Re-opens|
|January 21||Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - SCHOOL CLOSED|
|February 15||Faculty Professional Day - No School|
|February 18||President's Day - SCHOOL CLOSED|
|March 10-16||HS Mission Trips|
|March 18||Faculty Professional Day - No School|
|April 15-22||Easter/Spring Break - No School|
(School Closed April 18-22)
|May 24||Last Day of School|
|May 28-30||Faculty Professional Days|
Academy of the Holy Names has engaged FACTS to collect tuition and related fees. Parents or guardians understand that tuition statements will only be available by enrolling with FACTS. Parents or guardians can also choose to receive invoices from FACTS and remit payment to them directly rather than pay electronically. Parents or guardians also understand it is their responsibility to enroll their new child/children in the FACTS program within 10 business days from registering their child/children and to select a payment plan and a payment method. If you have an existing account with FACTS, there is no need to do anything.
Each student must earn a minimum of 25 community service hours per year. Below are some helpful tips for students to fulfill this requirement.
- To count toward the graduation requirement, all service must take place at a not-for-profit organization that serves some group of disadvantaged (disadvantaged spiritually, economically, intellectually, physically, etc.) This service may be given at a church, school, or a community organization that helps those less fortunate, those with needs.
- Please keep track of all service hours earned this summer using our Service Hour Report form. Make sure to record the correct number of volunteer hours and the supervisor’s name and email address at the service site.
- The Campus Ministry Department is in the process of initiating x2VOL, a software program for tracking student service. Students will be trained on how to use the software in the fall. This system will allow us to eliminate paper forms and centralize information.
- Once students have been trained, x2VOL will allow them to enter their Service Hours online, as well as check for volunteer opportunities and sign up for them, receive reminders about opportunities and print a permanent service hour log that can be used for college applications.
If you have any questions regarding service hour tracking, our new software program, or need help finding volunteer opportunities, please contact the Campus Ministry Department.