Spanish and Mandarin Foreign Language Program
All families participate in either the Spanish or Mandarin Foreign Language Programs at Holy Name School. All students in K-8th Grades receive foreign language twice a week. The goal of the program is to introduce students to another language and culture. Basic vocabulary and conjugation rules are taught. Students are introduced to reading, writing, and speaking in another language.
All students participate in art class with our dedicated art teacher in our stimulating and inspirational art room. Students are taught art appreciation and are encouraged to explore their artistic sides in a variety of mediums. A multitude of media such as clay, wire, acrylic paints, pastels, water color, and fabric are used to create projects. The artwork of students is showcased throughout the year in classrooms, hallways, and at special events.
The music program provides opportunities for all K-8 students to create and participate in musical experiences through voice and instrument. Students study singing, music theory and music appreciation with our dedicated music teacher in our music room. Students have access to instruments and are exposed to a wide variety of music, including liturgical, patriotic, modern, and classical.
Physical Education is directed towards helping students become healthy and active citizens. Students are involved in a variety of age-appropriate activities. The goal is to provide a life-long fitness framework of activities that will help to develop the whole child. Regularly scheduled physical education classes that include the President's Council on Physical Fitness challenge are held in the school's gymnasium.
Computers and Technology
Students in grades K-5 participate in weekly computer class. Students are introduced to a variety of skills including keyboarding, how to use Microsoft Suites, and coding. Junior High students have a 1:1 iPad program that allows them to use the iPads throughout the day. Please see the Science and Technology Page for more information.
Students in grades K-5 are able to enjoy library time each week. Students work with the school librarian to learn how to find and check out books that are interesting to them. Please go to our Library Page for more information.
Kindergarten and First Grade students participate in dance class. Students work on their balancing and motor skills as they express themselves through song and dance. Students are introduced to a variety of dance techniques.