Holy Name of Jesus School

Growing together in faith, we foster love and reverence for God and for every human being. Rooted in Christ, and as his disciples, we strive to provide a dynamic Catholic atmosphere in which academic excellence can flourish in a safe and
nurturing environment.
Reflecting the teachings and actions of
Christ through the Catholic Church, we instill a desire to know, to love, and to serve God and to love our neighbors as ourselves.



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  • Monday, April 16
    Mystery Gift donations due
  • Tuesday, April 17
    Night of the Arts 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday, April 18
    4th Grade Field Trip - Fort Hunter/PA State Museum
  • Friday, April 20
    Volunteer Mass 8:30 am (1A)
    Diocesan Speech Tournament
  • Tuesday, April 24
    Progress Reports

**ITBS Testing April 9 - 12 (Grades 3 through 8)

Each HNJ class will once again be contributing a 'Mystery Gift' to the Annual HNJ Spring Gala.   This year, you can even take a peek at each gift before the drawings!
We are requesting a money donation from each student....gifts from each class will be determined by the amount of cash collected. 
Please send your donation to school with your child by Monday, April 16

Night of the Arts
Tuesday, April 17
6:30 pm

Please join us for an evening of musical celebration &
glorious displays of art!
In the Church, the HNJ chorus, band, & A-cappella group Joyful Noise will perform a selection of musical numbers, along with Recorder performances from Grades 3 & 4.
An Art Exhibit featuring the work of students in Kindergarten through Grade 8 will be on display in the HNJ gym.

Parents, please note the following regarding 'Night of the Arts':

Dress Code
Band, Chorus, & Joyful Noise members wear white tops; boys wear black pants, girls wear black skirts or pants;
3rd & 4th Grade Recorder Players and 6th Grade Singers may wear white tops with black bottoms OR may dress up using the guidelines provided in the Parent/Student Handbook for dress-up attire;

Dress Rehearsal
Dress Rehearsal is Tuesday, April 17 at 1:15 pm.  All students are to wear school uniforms for Dress Rehearsal

Recorder Players report to Church by 6:15 pm

Springtime at HNJ
  • Tuesday, April 17
    Night of the Arts 6:30 pm
  • Friday, April 20
    Volunteer Mass & Reception 8:30 am
  • Saturday, April 28
    Annual HNJ  Spring Gala, Harrisburg/Hershey Sheraton 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, May 1
    May Procession 1:30 pm
  • Friday, May 4
    7th & 8th Grade Dance 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Congratulations to the following HNJ students on their achievements at the National History Day Regional Competition on March 3, 2018:

Group Performances

First Place:  Josie Shermeyer & Elise Wrabel - 'Women in Baseball'
Second Place:  Ava Lee & Caroline Dinello - ' Salem Witch Trials'

Individual Performances

First Place:  Audrey Wierzbicki - 'Virginia Hall'
Second Place:  Karissa Martin - 'Alice Evans'

Group Exhibits
Second Place:  Corey Kalinoski & Noah Guyer
Third Place:  Juliana Jablonski & Elizabeth Hovan

Individual Exhibits
First Place:  Joseph Skehan

Individual Papers
Teagan Proctor

2018 Capital Area Science & Engineering Fair

Congratulations to the following HNJ students on their achievements at the Capital Area Science & Engineering Fair on March 6, 2018:

First Place:  Michael Keleman & Andrew Zeglen

Plant Science
First Place:  Sebastian Kiely

Second Place:  Teagan Proctor

Physics & Astronomy
Second Place:  Tye Bartlett & Joseph Skehan

Michael Kelemen will attend the International Science and Engineering Fair on May 17, 2018, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


April 28, 2018
The Annual HNJ Spring Gala is just around the corner!
*For more information, go to Spring Gala under 'Quick Links'

Registration Now Open for 2018/2019 School Year!
For more information, go to 'Registration' under
Quick Links

Parents are required to call the school by 9:00 am to report sickness or anticipated late arrival.
CALL 717-657-1704
Before 7:30 amPress '3' for Attendance Line
After 7:30 am:  Call & request Attendance Line

A quick reference for important dates throughout the school year
Year-at-a-Glance Calendar REVISED.pdf
The Sacraments

First Penance
Friday, January 27, 2018
10:00 am

Saturday, March 17, 2018
10:00 am

First Eucharist
Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00 am

At Holy Name of Jesus School, our primary focus is to assist you in educating your children in a fully Catholic environment. It is our goal to provide a faith-filled education steeped in high academic standards for all of our students, grades Kindergarten through eight.
In partnership with parents and our parish community, we also provide the opportunity for students and staff to share their God-given gifts in our numerous extracurricular activities.
For more information, please contact our school office:

Holy Name Of Jesus School
6190 Allentown Boulevard
Harrisburg, PA 17112-2603
Office 717-657-1704    
Fax 717-657-9135
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