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Holy Name Junior/ Senior High School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
Holy Name Junior/Senior High School is a catholic coeducational college-preparatory school. The school offers students a great study environment where academic excellence is balanced with social development, discipline, as well as artistic and athletic achievement. International students will be able to enjoy a great educational experience located in the small welcoming city of Worcester.
The Holy Name Junior/Senior High School campus includes a wind turbine, a gymnasium, sports fields, STEM labs, and more.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Holy Name Junior/Senior High School offers at least one sport per season for girls and boys with a no-cut policy, guaranteeing that every student can participate in athletics each season regardless of ability or experience. A number of graduates have gone on to play sports at both the collegiate level and professionally.
Each year, the arts program participates in amazing concerts and competitions, and students from Holy Name go on an annual overnight trip.
Worcester is located in central Massachusetts with a very young and energetic population. If students enjoy winter activities like snowboarding or skiing, Worcester has a
great location with many slopes nearby. It also offers many cafés and places for meeting friends to study and get together outside of school. There are a number of famous colleges nearby such as Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Clark University, and Assumption College. Not far from Boston, students can easily travel to the historic city and experience the American northeast culture, food, atmosphere, and prestigious universities.
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Awards and Accomplishments Of School
Mock Trial Champions; Nationally ranked Music programs; New STEM science lab; Partnerships with national Grid and WP
Bryan LaHair, former MLB player (Seattle Mariners, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians)
Damien Sandow, WWE wrestler
Emil Igwenagu, fullback for the NFL, currently a free agent
Karyn Polito, 72nd and current Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
- 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size20
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableNo
Speciality Programs- New STEM science lab - Partnerships with national Grid and WPI
Accepting Students in Grades7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Applications deadline is May 15th. To pursue a Diploma the student needs to have completed grade 11 in the US.
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