Holy Family Catholic High School 2018 Summer/Graduation Passages

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Passages H O LY FA M I LY C AT H O L I C H I G H S C H O O L | Graduation/Summer 2018

Class of

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Mission Statement

Table of Contents

Holy Family Catholic High School

LETTER FROM PRESIDENT BRENNAN | Page 03

offers students excellence

A MESSAGE FROM PRINCIPAL BROWN | Page 04

in education by providing

LASALLIAN EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR | Page 05

opportunities to grow spiritually,

VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATORIAN | Page 06

physically within a community of Faith. We empower and encourage our students to achieve personal excellence,

SENIOR AWARDS | Page 8 CLASS OF 2018 DESTINATIONS | Page 10 NATIONAL MERIT AND AP SCHOLARS | Page 12 BACCALAUREATE ADDRESS | Page 14 HONOR SOCIETY | Page 15 FIRE AT STATE | Page 16

to use their talents to lead,

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT | Page 18

to serve God, one another,

ALUMNI UPDATES | Page 20

and the larger community.

LEADERSHIP/FACULTY | Page 23

HFCHS Drama Department wrapped up its season with three performances of the stage adaptation of C.S. Lewis' "The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe"

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COVER PHOTO: by Paula Charchenko

morally, intellectually, and


A Letter from President Michael Brennan

Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows. — ­ Luke 12:7

Dear Friends of Holy Family, On the evening of May 16 I had the privilege of conferring diplomas and welcoming the graduating Class of 2018 to their new status as Holy Family alums. As my gaze stretched beyond the podium and rested upon the student body in front of me, I realized I wasn’t just looking at a “class” of students in the collective sense, but rather, 106 amazingly kind, intelligent and inspiring individuals – each with a name, a purpose and a path yet to be explored. I found my eyes bouncing from face to face and I felt a surge of peace and an incredible sense of hope well up within me. I was staring at 106 uniquely beautiful vessels of potential – potential that when ultimately ignited, will undoubtedly have the power, energy and “fire” to change our world. I truly wish this edition of Passages could be 106 pages so that I could highlight every one of these young men and women and the remarkable gifts and talents with which they have been blessed. This past year, having had the honor of getting to know this particular class especially well, made the celebration of their graduation that much sweeter. Furthermore, this celebration was not just of their quantifiable academic achievements but, additionally, a celebration of their growth as human beings – children of God – who authentically love and care for and about one another…and the world in which they live. As you read through this summer publication, I invite you to share in my joy and admiration of these fine new alumni and embrace the hope and inspiration their stories evoke within my spirit. In closing, consider the pages that follow a mere snapshot of the human, and yet divinely created, force about to enter a new chapter in their personal trajectory of life’s exciting journey- each with their own plan created precisely for them by the One who knows every hair on their head. Enjoy. Happy Summer! Living Jesus in our hearts,

Michael Brennan President

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A Message from our Principal Kathleen Brown

Unless you have lived with or next to a teacher, you may believe educators walk into classrooms of spellbound students waiting for golden words of inspiration. You may think these words flow from instructors extemporaneously, varying only by the number of esoteric metaphors, linear progressions of logic, or forays into increasingly sophisticated levels of humor-laden insight. You may envision students eager to show what they can do in labs, on tests, and with presentations in a state of everlasting stimulation. Not true. It takes hours of preparation to establish and maintain productive classroom climates. It takes nights and weekends to plan synchronized lessons that, over time, increase each student’s ability to ask the right questions, evaluate the best answers, and take the reasonable risks that lead to true learning. Education involves building foundational concepts and skills. This includes learning how to learn. People gather information daily and retain it through practice. But it is in the acquisition of responsibility, resilience, and persistence through which learners become confident and capable participants in the world’s challenges and joys. The classroom environment, then, needs to be filled with experiences that help students not only prove what they know, but what they can do with this knowledge.

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One of the moral dimensions of teaching is to help students reach beyond what they define as their limits. We cheat our students if we do not help them be resourceful. We owe them development of self-awareness through service and prayer because it leads to an understanding of what is, as well as what is not, within our control. We are determined to offer a variety of choices for healthy physical activity and team-building. We are called to present opportunities to solve problems alone and in groups to show teens that responsible research is intrinsic to success. We will continue to place good literature in front of students to provoke a variety of ways to think about the world and the people in it. We must demand our students distinguish between texting and communicating with clarity and maturity. We will continue to highlight the wonderful paradox inherent in mathematics and science that uses orderly, systematic processes to create innovations. We must emphasize the need to learn another language to enhance cognitive abilities and be capable members of a global community. We are dedicated to the infusion of the fine arts for their ability to sharpen the intellect, develop discipline, and evoke creativity. These objectives help students make meaning out of the complexity of their lives. They lead to discovery of truth through the exploration of unalterable values, reminders we are always and everywhere in the holy presence of God. Teachers might not be spell-binding on a daily basis. They might not be eloquent by the fourth section of Algebra II or biology. Their jokes may not resonate with every member of this generation. They are, however, focused on creating an environment that goes beyond students sharing opinions with one another. That can be done on social media. To serve students in an educational ministry means to challenge them to seek wisdom with enthusiasm, courage, integrity, and hope.


St. John the Baptist Award

2018 LASALLIAN EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR MR. MICHAEL LEVERENTZ

"I am honored to be the recipient of this award. I have been called here with a commitment to teach tools for success through all things, Math. All of you have taken up that call as well. I can think of a student this year who started out struggling to understand math and close to just barely passing; he came in, put in the extra work, struggled, and is now consistently an "A" student. I see other students who are strong in math, come into my classroom, and bring in the skills of collaboration. Not only are they working for their own success, but they are offering it to others. We have an abundant amount of success at Holy Family. One of the things that touches me most about this community is that we share that success beyond the classroom. We share it through ways like Night to Fight Homelessness, Families Moving Forward, and the world. I’m grateful to have the opportunity to be a part of all of these programs. I’m honored to be here and to contribute my gifts to this rich and vibrant community." Mr. Michael Leverentz, Math Instructor Algebra, Honors Algebra 2, and AP® Statistics


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Full video of their commencement addresses can be found at https://vimeo.com/hfchs.


Class of 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

EXCERPTS FROM VALEDICTORIAN KENNETH PALATTAO, JR. AND SALUTATORIAN THOMAS FARRELL

In their commencement addresses, valedictorian Kenneth Palattao, Jr. and salutatorian Thomas Farrell told stories and offered their philosophies about the significance of the high school experience for the Class of 2018. With sharp wits, the wisdom of youth, and plentiful amounts of gratitude, their central messages are insightfully complimentary.

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Kenneth

Holy Family promoted our growth and maturation by instilling in us the importance of being scholars, leaders, individuals of integrity, and men and women of faith. Without a doubt, Holy Family has had a tremendous impact on us as individuals.

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Thomas

Our Christian faith is an important part of our lives, and by leaving it in the classroom or shedding it after high school, you are missing out on a life-affirming and rewarding piece of existence. I implore all of you, and yes adults, that means you, to attend mass, participate in your parish, and be a Soldier of Christ at college and beyond. P a s s a g e s | Graduation/Summer 2018 7


Mary and Joseph Medals THE MARY AND JOSEPH MEDALS ARE AWARDED TO A SENIOR GIRL AND BOY WHO EXEMPLIFY THE IDENTITY AND VALUES OF HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL. THESE INDIVIDUALS DEMONSTRATE A STRONG, MATURE FAITH IN CHRIST WHILE ACTIVELY PARTICIPATING IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH. THEY ARE KNOWLEDGEABLE OF THE TEACHINGS AND TRADITIONS OF THE CHURCH, DESIRE TO LIVE LIKE JESUS IN THEIR LOVE AND SERVICE TO OTHERS, AND STRIVE TO GROW SPIRITUALLY AND INTELLECTUALLY.

Maya Bradley 2018 Mary Medal Recipient Family: Steve, Sue, Claire '19, Sam '21 Extracurricular activities/clubs: Volleyball, Track, Lacrosse, Diversity Club, Campus Ministry College: Winona State University Major: Theology and English Parish: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church - Excelsior Middle School: St. John the Baptist Catholic School How has your faith developed or changed in your years at HFCHS? My faith has grown a lot. When I began high school, I didn’t realize how much a consistent prayer life could affect someone. I didn’t think I had anyone to talk to about my faith, but I found that there are plenty of people willing to listen if you ask. Talking about the Lord and asking tough questions is part of faith. I never knew how much getting answers to tough questions can strengthen someone’s faith. What do you find most rewarding about your faith? Happiness. When I think of the graces that God has given me, they are happiness, peace, and love. My prayer life gives me all of these. Having a consistent prayer life means we get to talk to the king of the universe more often, setting aside time for him is so important. The Bible says, “We cannot pray at all times if we do not pray at specific times.” We need to set aside specific times to pray in order to receive graces. 8 P a s s a g e s | Graduation/Summer 2018

Mark Haran 2018 Joseph Medal Recipient Family: Tom, Lisa, Thomas '15, Kevin '20 Extracurricular activities/clubs: Soccer, Football, Newspaper, Yearbook, Student Council, Lasallian Youth, Eco-Freako, Honor Society, Campus Ministry College: Iowa State University Major: Online Marketing/Communications/Journalism Parish: St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waconia Middle School: St. Joseph C-STEM School, Waconia How has your faith developed or changed in your years at HFCHS? Throughout my high school career, my faith has been challenged numerous times. In some ways, I feel as if I lacked a deeper understanding of faith. It wasn’t that I didn’t want faith to be an essential aspect of my life, I just lacked the knowledge of how to effectively apply it to my everyday life. It wasn’t until spring break of junior year where I was privileged enough to go on a mission trip to Haiti with a group of my classmates. While I was there, I was stopped by a teenager my age while I was delivering water in Citi Solei, one of the poorest slums in the Western Hemisphere. He merely asked me, “Why do you do this?” From that point on, I knew that my faith was more than just believing in God and practicing the teachings of the church, it was about BEING a good person. My faith has grown immensely since then, and I thank God every day for the opportunities that my trip through Healing Haiti has granted me.


Ambassador of Christ Award THE AMBASSADOR OF CHRIST AWARD IS GIVEN TO THE SENIOR WHO LEADS OTHERS WITH A STRONG CODE OF ETHICS CONSISTENT WITH THE TEACHINGS OF CHRIST. RECIPIENTS ARE NOMINATED BY THEIR CLASSMATES AND NOMINATIONS ARE THEN VOTED ON BY FACULTY AND STAFF.

Emma Terris 2018 Ambassador of Christ Award Recipient

William Beck 2018 Ambassador of Christ Award Recipient

Family: Marc, Wendy, Luke, Sophia, Matthew Extracurricular activities/clubs: Campus Ministry, Tennis, Track and Field, Choir, Fire for Life, Eco Freakos

Family: Alec Beck, Marianne Stebbins Extracurricular activities/clubs: Football, Track & Field, Youth in Government, Mock Trial,Theater, Bible Study

College: University of Wisconsin - Madison Major: Undecided Parish: St. Hubert Catholic Church, Chanhassen Middle School: St. Hubert Catholic School, Chanhassen

College: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Major: Political Science Parish: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church - Excelsior Middle School: St. John the Baptist Catholic School

How has your faith developed or changed in your years at HFCHS? Over time everything changes and the same goes for my faith life. In freshman year, I was much more timid and private, but over the years I have grown in confidence and been able to be a part of many faith leadership opportunities--most significantly, Campus Ministry. It has helped me put my faith into action by presenting ways that I can proclaim what it means to be Catholic: at convocation, during retreats, and in class. Holy Family has given me a place to put my faith into action as well as helping me develop my relationship with Christ. That relationship was enriched through the theology classes at Holy Family. By learning more about what it means to live how Christ wants us to, I have been able to take this knowledge and apply it to my own life. Overall, Holy Family gave me the resources I need to live out my faith in college and throughout the rest of my life.

How has your faith developed or changed in your years at HFCHS? I always knew that God ought to be at the center of my life but I never understood how. Through years of learning more about my faith from all of our amazing theology teachers, I had come to understand that God must be the center of my life. It is through seeing him that I can see everything else. This lens helps me connect with others and ultimately see God’s plan in my life. What do you find most rewarding about your faith? When I am struggling or looking for answers, turning to God in prayer and reflection always gives me peace of mind. “Don’t worry about anything, instead, pray about everything; tell God your needs and don’t forget to thank him for answers. If you do this you will experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. His peace will keep your thoughts and your hearts quiet and at rest as you trust in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:8. That reassurance is what I find rewarding. P a s s a g e s | Graduation/Summer 2018 9


Class of 2018 Destinations

THE CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATES EARNED MORE THAN $11.3 MILLION IN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AND ACCEPTED APPROXIMATELY $3.5 MILLION.

Benjamin AlmquistM Graham AndersonM Kathryn Anderson William Beck Sarah Beddor Megan BeulkeS Grace Blood Maya Bradley Nicholas BurkeC Lincoln CizekM Emmett Curran Kathryn Dahlin Veronica DeckardS Carly Dellwo Caitlin DolanC Nicole Dosmann Eleanor ErdmanM Melissa Espinoza Nicole Espinoza Ruth FarnerS Katherine FarrS Thomas FarrellS Mark Fellner Michael Furlong Molly GarinM Madison GarryM Dreis Gormley

University of Wisconsin - Madison St. John's University University of St. Thomas University of Nebraska - Lincoln Gap Year Loyola University Chicago University of St. Thomas Winona State University St. John's University University of St. Thomas University of Minnesota - Duluth Regis University Gap Year/Boston University University of Colorado - Boulder University of Wisconsin - Madison University of Nebraska - Lincoln University of Minnesota - Twin Cities University of St. Thomas DePaul University Southern Oregon University University of St. Thomas University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Undecided University of Nebraska - Lincoln Hamline University University of St. Thomas University of St. Thomas

Lillian Graupman Johnathon Grunow Rachel GuillemetteC Jack HaleyC Joseph Hankinson Ty Hannesson Mark HaranC Lindsey Harris Conan HaytonM Megan Healy Jonathan Heath Nathaniel HendlerS Berit Hussey Cole Jaksa Ryan Jandl Mitchell JansC Claire Johnson Griffin Johnson Margaret KalbS Laura KirschS Alexander Klawitter Casey KrasowskiM MacKenzie Lamp Ellie Larson Emily LentzS Susanne Link Isabella LoPresti

College of St. Benedict St. John's University Marquette University Tilton Prep School Junior Hockey University of Nebraska - Lincoln Iowa State University University of Denver Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Marquette University University of Tampa St. Olaf College Xavier University University of Mississippi Bemidji State University University of Minnesota - Duluth University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee University of St. Thomas Creighton University Creighton University University of Northern Iowa College of St. Benedict The University of Kansas Palm Beach Atlantic University University of Kansas St. Cloud State University University of Nebraska - Lincoln

See our 2018 Graduation and Baccalaureate photo albums on our Facebook pages: @hfchs or @hfchsalumni

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Class of 2018 Destinations

THEY WILL ATTEND 46 DIFFERENT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. NEARLY 40% OF THEM WILL ATTEND A CATHOLIC INSTITUTION FOR THEIR POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.

Grace LundS Sophia Lynch Margaret MahotaS Daniel Marschall Justin MatthewsM Maggie McGlynnC Connor McManusC Elle McShaneS Tyler MuschewskeC Peter Neve Mary NewM Saralyn NielsenS Madeline O'BrienM Jake O'Shea Joseph Olson Chris Ouisy Kenneth PalattaoS Austin Parker Joshua Perez Leo PinamontiM Alexis PriccoS Evan Proudfit Patrick Reilly Claire RequetC Benjamin RichardsC Brady Richter Camilla Rosenberg M

DePaul University University of Minnesota-Duluth College of St. Benedict University of North Dakota Bethel University Purdue University University of Minnesota - Twin Cities University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Carthage College Creighton University University of Arizona University of Minnesota - Twin Cities University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Creighton University University of St. Thomas Regis University Creighton University Normandale Community College Minnesota State University-Mankato University of Wisconsin - Madison University of Wisconsin - Madison St. John's University University of North Dakota Butler University St. John's University University of St. Thomas University of Denver

Claire RothsteinS Creighton University Olivia RussoC University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Sydney RzoncaM Creighton University Kevin SchepersC University of Minnesota-Duluth Nathaniel Schiffler Colorado University - Boulder Nicholas Schlundt University of St. Thomas Giselle ShannonC Michigan State University John SimonC University of Wisconsin - Madison Joseph SimonM University of Wisconsin - Madison Jensen Skelton Michigan State University Emma TerrisS University of Wisconsin - Madison Christopher Thedinga University of Mary Shea ThompsonC Marquette University Aaron Torborg University of St. Thomas Walter TreatS Washington University in St. Louis Bryce VillanuevaM University of Central Florida Mia WarmkaS St. Louis University Matthew Waterman Marquette University Natalie WidemanS Marquette University Kristin Williams University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Rebecca Wilson University of St. Thomas Samuel Winfield University of Minnesota - Duluth Ethan Wright University of Missouri Brady Ziemer St. Cloud State University Claire ZupanC University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Denotation of Graduates with Academic Honors S = summa cum laude M = magna cum laude C = cum laude

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National Merit and AP Scholars THE CLASS OF 2018 STUDENTS RECEIVING NATIONAL ACADEMIC RECOGNITION

NATIONAL MERIT COMMENDED STUDENT CONNOR MCMANUS The National Merit Committee makes its selections from among those who complete the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT). National Merit Finalists represent the top one percent of college-bound students taking the test, and National Merit Commended Students represent the top three percent of students taking the test. Connor McManus is recognized as a 2018 National Merit Commended Student. He is also an AP Scholar, along with the nine graduates listed on the following page.

The National College Board's Advanced Placement® (AP) program provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school and earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP exams. The College Board announces additional scholars during the summer months; current AP scholars will likely move upward on the roster, and new scholars will be added.

AP SCHOLAR WITH DISTINCTION

GRANTED TO STUDENTS WHO RECEIVE AN AVERAGE SCORE OF AT LEAST 3.5 ON ALL AP EXAMS TAKEN, AND SCORES OF 3 OR HIGHER ON FIVE OR MORE OF THESE EXAMS.

AP SCHOLAR WITH HONOR

WALTER TREAT

Chanhassen - St. Hubert Catholic School Washington University in St. Louis 12 P a s s a g e s | Graduation/Summer 2018

JOSEPH SIMON

Mound - Grandview Middle School University of Wisconsin - Madison

GRANTED TO STUDENTS WHO RECEIVE AN AVERAGE SCORE OF AT LEAST 3.25 ON ALL AP EXAMS TAKEN, AND SCORES OF 3 OR HIGHER ON FOUR OR MORE OF THESE EXAMS.


AP SCHOLARS

GRANTED TO STUDENTS WHO COMPLETE THREE OR MORE AP EXAMS WITH SCORES OF 3 OR HIGHER

MEGAN BEULKE

Chaska - Chaska Middle School West Loyola University Chicago

SARALYN NIELSEN

Minnetrista - Clearwater Middle School University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

JOHN SIMON

Mound - Grandview Middle School University of Wisconsin - Madison

THOMAS FARRELL

Chaska - Notre Dame Academy University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

KENNETH PALATTAO, JR. Victoria - St. Joseph Catholic STEM School Creighton University

BRYCE VILLANUEVA

Chaska - Guardian Angels Catholic School University of Central Florida

GRACE LUND

Victoria - Chaska Middle School East DePaul University

LEO PINAMONTI

Chanhassen - St. Hubert Catholic School University of Wisconsin - Madison

MIA WARMKA

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Be Kind...Always

AN EXCEPRT FROM RESIDENT BRENNAN'S BACCALAUREATE MESSAGE FOR THE CLASS OF 2018

Graduates, I’ve been thinking about what message I might offer in this reflection. I wanted this to be different than my words at convocation, but at the same time, I don’t want you to forget what I said.: You are funny…Be light and laughter to others. You never know what darkness your joy could pull someone from. You have selfless hearts. You put others first – it’s a good way to live. Thank you for the constant reminder. You have tact. You reminded me that it is not always what you say, but how you say it and the respect and dignity you demonstrate to others that matters most…well done.

And lastly, you give me great hope. Continue to set the bar high. Continue to inspire hope in a world that needs it more than ever. So, what’s new that I can share? Well, I’d like to provide you with some unsolicited advice from a very wise and important person in my own life—my mom. I will spare you the personal details of where and why I would be on the receiving end of what you’re about to hear…but I can tell you that the contexts run the gamut from failures to successes, moments of sorrow to moments of joy, good times and bad…in a word…life. So here are Words of Wisdom from my mom: 1. Life is a lot bigger than just you. What you do impacts more than just yourself, so make good choices and be kind…always. 2. There will be times in your life when doing the right thing will be difficult and unpopular; it would be easier to look the other way, do nothing or join the crowd. Don’t – you’re better than that. Take the high road; there’s less traffic up there, anyway…and be kind…always. 3. The people you encounter in your life are bearing crosses that you know nothing about, be gentle, be kind…always. 4. People won’t always remember the things you did or said, but chances are they will remember how you made them feel. Care for others, strangers included and be kind…always. In the end, my mom’s Golden Rule was simple, and not too distant at all from the one we know from Matthew’s Gospel: do unto others as you would have them do unto you. For mom, it was just a littler simpler: be kind…always. God bless you Holy Family Class of 2018…as my first graduating class here at Holy Family you will forever hold a special place in my heart. You are all in my prayers. Now go. Explore, dream, and change the world, and when you do– be kind...always.…always.

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Holy Family Honor Society SERVES TO ENCOURAGE AND DEMONSTRATE EXCELLENCE IN THE VIRTUES OF INTEGRITY, SCHOLARSHIP, LEADERSHIP AND FAITH.

TWO-YEAR MEMBERS - GOLD LAUREL BACK ROW: Emma Terris, Alexis Pricco, Camilla Rosenberg,

Nora Erdman, Claire Requet, Justin Matthews, Caitlin Dolan, Laura Kirsch, Mia Warmka FRONT ROW: Nathan Hendler, Walter Treat, Kenneth Palattao,

Thomas Farrell, Ruth Farner, Veronica Deckard, Megan Beulke, Emily Lentz, Maggie Mahota, Saralyn Nielsen, Mary New, Casey Krasowski, Grace Lund

ONE-YEAR MEMBERS - GREEN LAUREL TOP ROW: Chris Carlton, Daniel Reddan, Jack Enck, Riley

Palattao, Matthew Deavan, Bryce Villanueva, Anna Vakulskas, Leigh Steiner, Katelyn Stohlmeyer, Anna Mohling, Claire Melander, Molly Garin, Madison Garry, Ava Kunze, Maggie Berg, Sarah Gonsalves MIDDLE ROW: Brendan O’Connor, Brandon Bueltel, Jacob

Zay, Reid Stark, Quinn Pausche, Nikolai Charchenko, Jacob Konz, Olivia Russo, Rachel Guillemette, Salomé Green, Natalie Wideman, Mitchell Hausback, Allie Phillips, Megan Perry, Ashley Pass, Grace Murphy, Brielle Bornhorst, Shannon Hickey, Anna Galioto, Anna Taylor, Haley Notermann, Claire Bradley FRONT ROW: Carly Hilgers, Mimi Anderson, Emily Sokolis Not pictured: Colin Dosedel and Katie Farr INDUCTEES - PIN TOP ROW: McKenna Mechtel, Ella Haley, Brenna Jones, Celia

Kreykes, Ashley Anseth, Grace Elander, Kathryn Jans, Isabella Dervin, Annabelle Elsner, Nathan Tinucci, Nick Lynch, Andrew Waltz ROW 2: Claire Zupan, Abby Smith, Nick Burke, Alex Klawitter,

Morgan Hausback, Carson Liebeg, Kaili Palattao, Mark Haran, Holly Trombley, Allison Jansen, Ben Richards, Madeline Ricke, Mitchell Jans,Shannon Furlong, Lucy Treat, John Vogel, Kalie Dahl, Abbey Fink NOT PICTURED: Ryan Burke, Lucas Lembke, and Erin Schneider

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FIRE AT STATE Building on a strong tradition of excellence and success in athletics, several individuals and teams earned trips to the MSHSL spring state tournaments.

AA CHAMPS: COLE WILSON, BLAKE STEDRONSKY, TYLER MUSCHEWSKE, LINCOLN CIZEK, SAM MCNULTY, AND CHARLIE LINDBERG

FIRE BOYS GOLF IS THE MSHSL AA STATE CHAMPION!

Seniors Lincoln Cizek and Tyler Muschewske made their fourth straight state tournament appearance and this time they and

their teammates left with a team championship, the perfect capstone to their high school careers. Both seniors will now move on to compete at the collegiate level—Mushewske at Division III Carthage College in Wisconsin and Cizek at Division 1 Niagara University. The team earned their state tournament appearance with Holy Family's fifth straight section title. At the end of Day 1, Fire Golf was sitting just three strokes behind Detroit Lakes with 18 holes to play at Ridges at Sand Creek near Jordan, MN. The Fire matched their season-low score of 292 to finish ahead of Detroit Lakes by three strokes. Muschewske tied for 10th with a two-day score of 147. Lindberg and Cizek were next at 150 and 151, with McNulty one stroke back at 152. The program experienced several firsts this year. This is the first golf title for Holy Family, and for its coach, Rob Nelson. Rob has been coaching for 43 years. Cizek earned Holy Family's first Mr. Golf Finalist honors. MR. GOLF FINALIST LINCOLN CIZEK

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SENIOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR MOLLY GARIN

SENIOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR LINCOLN CIZEK


BOYS TENNIS

TRACK AND FIELD

Holy Family girls track and field sent two relay teams to the MSHSL Class A State

Championship Meet--the 4x200 and 4x400. This is the 16th consecutive year Holy Family has sent at least one female participant to state. This streak has included 8 State Champions, 68 All-State Awards, and 95 State Participants. The 800-meter (4x200) relay team of Evelyn Willenbring, Gracie Lund, Emma Terris and Casey Krasowski Fire doubles teammates John and posted a personal best, Joe Simon finished the Section 2A 1:47:22, and finished competition in second place, earning in 10th place, just them a trip to the MSHSL State Class A 0.6 seconds from the Tournament. In the first match of the state podium. tournament, the unseeded Simons won the first set 6-3 before dropping two very The 1600-meter (4x400) tight sets to the #2-seed Virginia High relay team of Gracie School Seitz and Yuoso, who would go Lund, Casey Krasowski, on to play in the championship match. Maggie Mahota, and Alexis Pricco entered GIRLS GOLF the meet seeded in Madeline O'Brien represented Holy 15th place and also Family in the MSHSL Class AA State Golf finished with their best Tournament at Bunker Hills Golf Course. A time of the season with 4:11:95, moving up to a 13th place finish.

TOP: MAGGIE MAHOTA, ALEXIS PRICCO, GRACIE LUND, BOTTOM: CASEY KRASOWSKI, EMMA TERRIS, EVELYN WILLENBRING

Coach Parzyck reflected on their season and state meet appearance saying, "Our Fire girls represented Holy Family extremely well at the State Meet. A special thanks to our 14 seniors, both girls and boys, who have served this program for so many years. This group of 14 seniors' great leadership we hope will inspire our younger athletes to continue the tradition."

KNOWLEDGE BOWL

first-time state qualifier, Madeline is the first Fire girls golfer at state since Bridget Cummings in 2011. She played the tournament with identical scores of 92 for Day 1 and Day 2. She shot 44 on the front-nine on the first day, finishing off the tournament with a Day 2 44 over the final nine holes of the tournament.

CLAY TARGET

Will Swanson's 23.8 season average earned him a trip to the June 22 State tournament. He shot 97/100 and finished in a tie for 32nd.

Holy Family Knowledge Bowl varsity squad "Thought Patrol" captured the second place trophy at the regional tournament to qualify for the State AA Knowledge Bowl Meet in Brainerd. Thought Patrol competed against teams from some of the largest schools in the state and finished in fifth place.

LUCY TREAT, WALTER TREAT, MITCHELL JANS, THOMAS FARRELL, AND LEO PINAMONTI

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Alumni Spotlight: Shalini (Fernandez) Blubaugh '08

We recently caught up with 2008 Mary Medal recipient, Shalini (Fernandez) Blubaugh, to find out where her life and her faith have taken her. While at Holy Family, Shalini was a student athlete with a generous heart and strong faith. It seems to still be true today. Here's our interview with Shalini: HF: What's your post-HF story? Shalini: After I graduated from HF in 2008, I went on to Creighton University in Omaha, NE. After my first year there, I transferred to the University of MN – Twin Cities and graduated in 2012 with degrees in Political Science and Psychology. Post-graduation, I served with NET Ministries—a Catholic nonprofit based in West St. Paul, MN. I, along with my 11 other teammates, traveled across the US for 9 months leading faith based retreats for 6th-12th grade students. I spent the following year at the NET Ministries main office as a team supervisor. After my two years with NET, I began law school at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis. I graduated with my J.D. in May of 2017. After school, I got married and moved to Denver, Colorado where I now reside with my husband and our German shepherd. My husband Matt is an attorney—we met in law school—and I am a health and fitness coach. HF: Was there a defining moment or a crossroads in your path? Shalini: Throughout law school, I was unsettled. I’m not certain there’s

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another word for it. I knew I was going to follow through on my commitment and graduate, but I also knew that I was never going to use my degree in the stereotypical sense. I worked in many areas of the law while in school: criminal, compliance, business, and health, and nothing really seemed to ‘click’. I prayed a lot and just kept putting one foot in front of the other, trusting that what needed to fall into place, would. It was in the second semester of my final SHALINI BRINGS HER FAITH TO HER WORK WITH CLIENTS year of law school. I was EVERY DAY AS A HEALTH AND FITNESS COACH. writing a client letter for one of my classes and by the time I hit the ‘submit’ button on the assignment, I was in tears. I knew deep HF: How did your faith impact your within my heart that this wasn’t the path discernment process? Shalini: I honestly believe that my faith for me—that I never wanted to write a is what got me through law school. client letter that ‘welcomed’ another by stating what they would owe regardless Sometimes I tell my parents, even still, of whether or not I was able to win their that if it hadn’t been for daily Mass at the law school, I wouldn’t have made case for them. Some people are cut it. I’d never felt so out of place in my out for practicing law, and do so well life. But I clung to this promise: that at it [e.g. my husband!], but for the very when God calls us to something, He first time—in tears, as I sat in front of never fails to equip us. I knew and truly my computer—I truly felt at peace with believed that I was there for a reason, the fact that this path wasn’t one that regardless of whether or not I could see I wanted to continue to walk. I knew in the purpose already. I prayed a lot. I that moment that I would finish up with asked God a lot of questions. And I just my degree, but beyond that, my time kept walking, trusting that there was within the legal field was complete. a reason and a purpose behind it all.


Honestly, so much of me is still trying to understand my time in law school. What I do know is that I met my while I was there, and for me, this is enough. HF: What called you or drew you to this career? Shalini: What initially drew me to the legal field is… trivial? I hate to say that, but it’s the truth. Growing up in my house, I only really had three options: doctor, lawyer, or engineer. I’m not great at math so engineering was out of the question. I knew that I wanted to be a wife and a mother, so going into the medical field was also out of the question because I didn’t want to commit the next 10+ years of my life to studying/rotations/residency. So, by default, I landed within the legal field! Three years was totally doable, ha! While you will not be practicing law in the traditional sense, do you feel your law degree will benefit you in your business as a health and fitness coach? Shalini: Absolutely! I think about this often and am so darn grateful to have my law degree. The skills I learned in my studies, in the courtroom, and in conversation with clients, professors, and other attorneys in the field are invaluable to me. I am so grateful for the fact that the skills I learned are transferable—learning to think critically, to ask questions and the right questions at that, to work with purpose and efficiency, to communicate clearly and effectively. I could go on! I use all of these skills in my health and fitness career every single day, and I am a better coach because I am able to do so. I am able to speak with my clients, hear what they are saying about their health and fitness goals, uncover a bit more about their goals and hopes for their journey, and focus in on the steps it will take to get them to where they’d like to be.

How are you incorporating your faith into your career? Shalini: This is one of my absolute favorite parts about being a health and fitness coach. We are mind, body, and soul. If one part of our lives suffers, the others suffer as well. Every morning I wake up and am so humbled to be able to bring glory to the Lord simply by helping and encouraging other women to see themselves as He sees them: beautiful, beloved, and worthy. We do what we do in our health and fitness journeys not to become those things, but because we already are. We are so blessed to have our bodies that allow us to love and serve those around us, and we are called to do that to the best of our abilities! To bring light and love to those we encounter each day! Faith is SHALINI AND HER HUSBAND MATTHEW MET DURING ultimately the crux of my health and LAW SCHOOL AND ARE NOW EXPECTING THEIR FIRST CHILD IN DECEMBER. fitness business—my ministry, really. It’s honestly so crazy what happens in our the way I’m going is the right way! It’s minds and hearts for the better when actually so interesting to hear from my we simply begin to take care of our former classmates that are currently bodies. working 80 hour workweeks and are miserable. Some of these ladies are in Have you had any feelings of regret my fitness accountability groups and either that your journey took the because I’ve been in the legal world, route it did or any decisions along I think I’m better able to understand the way? and serve them. God knows what He’s Shalini: This is a great question—one doing, truly, truly. I was just talking to Matt about the other night. And the honest answer is What was your dream job growing that it depends on the day. Sometimes up? I regret going to law school because Shalini: First I wanted to play in the #studentloans. But I don’t regret going WNBA. Then, I wanted to be an for any other reason. As for not using Orthopedic Sports Medicine Physician, my degree, I don’t regret that at all and and finally, I wanted to be a wife and a am so full of peace doing what I’m mom. I’m e x a c t l y where I wanted doing now in health and fitness. I really to be! believe that sometimes we get stuck going a certain direction and are too Anything else you'd like to share? afraid of what others might think or say Shalini: Our latest news is that we’re if we choose to go an entirely separate expecting our first little in December! direction. Yet at the end of the day, it Merry Christmas to us! Please pray doesn’t matter what others think or for us! say. What matters is that I’m following His voice and lead, and I am sure that If you would like to follow Shalini's personal and professional journey, visit her blog, www.herfitlife7.com, and Instagram account: @herfitlife7. P a s s a g e s | Graduation/Summer 2018

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Alumni Updates 2004 MATTHEW PEYTON and his wife

Meghan welcomed their fourth child Kamden Gregory on December 14, 2017. He was greeted by older siblings Kathleen (6), Kieran (5) and Kayleigh (3) at their family home in Victoria.

2008 2008 CLASSMATES gathered at Floyds in Victoria for their 10-year class reunion. Director of Alumni Relations Matt Thuli provided tours of the Holy Family campus for interested alumni.

TATE RYAN-MOSLEY recently moved

to Boston after joining Animal Ventures. The group is focused on the intersection between technology and politics with the production of podcasts and educational summits, in addition to consulting with Fortune 500 companies preparing for advances in technology. Tate graduated from Notre Dame with a degree in political science and economics.

LAURA WONDRA graduated from SIT

BRITTANY LAVELLE married Nate

Norenberg in Playa del Carmen, Mexico on April 14, 2018. NATHAN ROONEY, his wife Kayla, were recently blessed with the addition of Eviana Mae to their family in May 2018.

2005 MADALYNN GEROLD holds a master's

degree in public administration and is a first-time candidate running for the MN State House seat in Carver County.

FRANCES JAMES recently published her

first children’s book, "The Proud Apple Tree: A Parable of Love and Friendship."

2006 JIMBO BELL and his wife Anna, announce the birth of their daughter, Clara Margaret Bell, born on May 13, 2018— Mother's Day.

2009 CHRIS LAPRADE graduated from The

Medical College of Wisconsin with his MD and is currently doing a five year orthopaedic surgery residency at Stanford Hospitals in Palo Alto, California.

2010 STEPHANIE PEREZ KERKVLIET

graduated in May from the University of Minnesota Medical School. In June, she began her three-year residency with the University Of Minnesota Medical School in Pediatric Medicine.

Graduate Institute with a Master of Arts in International Education this past May. After a summer spent working with World Learning Youth Programs on the East Coast, she will begin her work as an overseas educator leading gap-year programs abroad with Carpe Diem Education.

2011 EMILY BALIUS graduated with honors

from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Applied Science, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. She is currently working for the Oregon Food Bank as the Regional Network Developer for Clackamas County.

MARIA BREKKE graduated from the

University of Minnesota Law School in May 2018. She will take the bar exam in July and begin work as a clerk for the Minnesota Supreme Court in August.

BETH (PEICHEL) KOHLS and her

husband Scott welcomed their daughter Sophie on April 23, 2018.

CRISTINA CROMMETT married

Seth Ramin in June of 2017. She recently completed the graduate program of the Unviersity of St. Thomas with a master's degree in counseling, with a concentration in marriage and family.

ALEX DALSIN graduated in May from the North Dakota State University's School of Pharmacy. He was recognized for being on the Dean's List Professional Program and is now a Doctor of Pharmacy. 20 P a s s a g e s | Graduation/Summer 2018


Alumni Updates STEVEN GUILLEMETTE married Emily

Casey on July 1, 2017 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton, Wisconsin. Steven graduated in May 2017 from the University of St. Thomas with bachelor degrees in philosophy and psychology. In August, he will pursue his Master of Arts in philosophy at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia.

2013 PARKER BAZOFF graduated in May from

the University of Minnesota. He completed his Bachelor of Applied Sciences degree in Construction Management. He has accepted an employment position with Spann Construction based in Madura, California as assistant superintendent.

PAUL DATTA graduated with a Bachelor

of Science degree in Physiology and Neuroscience from the University of California - San Diego in June 2017. He is currently working at a Biotechnology firm in Del Mar, California.

LUKE MILLER graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering this spring. He is practicing as a design engineer with Sentry Equipment Corporation in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, where he participated in the co-operative education program.

BRADY RIESGRAF graduated from the

the University of Dayton with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and is working at Anderson-Johnson Associates, Inc. in Golden Valley, MN.

CHRISTINE SCHLUNDT graduated from

EMMA PROUDFIT was recently hired by

2012 SAMANTHA KEYPORT completed the

first year of her Ph.D. at the University of Chicago in the Biological Sciences Division’s Genetics, Genomics, and Systems Biology program in June 2018. She plans to pursue her Ph.D. thesis focusing on molecular biology and genetics.

ERIN RYAN-MOSLEY is finishing her

second year as an Americorps Volunteer working with College Bound, a non-profit organization. She devotes her time to working with young adults who are motivated and qualified to go to college but do not have the family nor social structure to make that happen. She plans to continue advancing in this line of work to further her commitment to provide access to higher education for all. Erin graduated from the College of St. Benedict in 2016 with a degree in Sociology and minor in Hispanic Studies.

SARAH ALMQUIST graduated from the

University of Wisconsin – Madison with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Affairs, and French. She is currently an intern for a judge at the Hennepin County Courthouse and plans to attend law school in the fall of 2019.

ELISE BRAUSEN graduated magna cum laude, with a bachelor's degree in business administration, with a concentration in marketing from The University of St. Thomas and has begun her career as a Marketing Specialist at Emerson.

JACK CUMMINGS graduated from St.

John's University with a bachelor's degree in political science. Jack was the St. John's Student Senate president and captain of the school's golf team. He is employed in brokerage services at Cushman Wakefield. Pictured below with Kyle Schumer '14.

CONOR PAUSCHE graduated from

University of Notre Dame's ESTEEM graduate program. He has accepted a position as a health care consultant in Washington, D.C.

Marquette University with a master's degree in speech language pathology.

2014

United Healthcare as a healthcare underwriter.

BEN VANDENBROEKE graduated in May

2018 from the US Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Science and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant. He will be attending Pilot Training in Del Rio, Texas. He is pictured here with his parents, Bob & Julie, and brothers, John and Fr. Nick, following the Commissioning Ceremony.

ERIN DENUCCI graduated in May from the University of St. Thomas, magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience. Next: graduate school to become a physician assistant.

ELSA FERING graduated from the College of St. Benedict with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She begins teaching 5th grade at St. Hubert School this fall.

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Alumni Updates KATIE GALIOTO graduated cum laude

from the University of Notre Dame with a major in political science and minors in journalism and business economics. She is a metro intern with the Star Tribune this summer and will intern with the Chicago Tribune beginning in September.

ANNA HANSON graduated from the

University of Kansas with a marketing degree and will be working for Spring Venture Group in Kansas City

EMILY KIRSCH graduated from Saint

Louis University with a Bachelor of Science. in Public Health and a minor in Spanish. In June, she will begin a year of service in Honduras with the organization Amigos de Jesus.

LUKE MELANDER graduated from the

University of St. Thomas with a degree in mechanical engineering. He will pursue a master's degree in aerospace engineering on full tuition scholarship from the University of Minnesota.

AUSTIN RIESGRAF graduated from

the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business with a bachelor's degree in business.

ANNIE RICHELSEN graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor's degree in marketing. She is employed as a merchandiser for Abercromie & Fitch in Columbus, Ohio.

BRITYN RYSHAVY graduated from the

University of St. Thomas Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with minors in Spanish and family studies. She attends the University of Northern Iowa on a full scholarship pursuing a Master's of Education degree and an education specialist degree with an emphasis on school psychology.

David Lano Memorial KYLE SCHUMER Scholarship

graduated from St. John's University with a bachelor's degree in Communications and Media Studies.

EVAN STEDRONSKY graduated from

Indiana University's Kelly School of Business with a finance degree. He has accepted a position with Cargill, Inc. as a financial associate.

COLTON STENERSON graduated from

Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems with a Certificate in Applied Business Data Analytics.

EMILY VAKULSKAS graduated summa

cum laude from Barrett, the Honors College, at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences. She currently works at St. Francis Hospital in Shakopee as a medical scribe, while applying to medical school for fall of 2019.

SARAH MENZUBER graduated from

St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Science in exercise science, and will return to SLU this fall to complete graduate school to earn my Masters of Athletic Training degree.

CARA PAUSCHE graduated from the

University of Wisconsin - Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences and will complete a one-year internship at the St. Louis Veterans Administration in pursuit accredited a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

THOMAS SCHLUNDT graduated from

the University of St. Thomas with a Bachelor of Arts degree --double major in Geography-Geo Info Systems and Environmental Studies.

PETER WESTERHAUS '11 was the commencement speaker for this year's graduation ceremony. He shared his very personal journey of a complicated medical diagnosis that ended his dream of playing collegiate football after one year with the Universtiy of Minnesota Golden Gophers, and the importance of prayer and community to get him through that difficult time. Peter shared his favorite quote: "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.' He went on to encourage the graduates to build faith as their foundation, to not conform to others expecations, and to be leaders in little, but meaningful ways.

ANNE VELĂ ZQUEZ graduated from

The University of Wisconsin- Madison with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Actuarial Science and Risk Management and Insurance. She has accepted a position as a Health and Benefits Actuarial Analyst at Willis Towers Watson.

2016 MARGARET KIRSCH is spending the

upcoming fall semester in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, working with the Christian Brothers in their school and the nearby orphanage. Margaret first visited Ethiopia with Holy Family the summer of 2016.

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2017-2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHRISTOPHER MOAKLEY | Board Chair TOM FURLONG | Vice Chair JOHN BIERBAUM | Board Treasurer BOB KEMMERER | Member at Large ROBIN KRIER | Board Secretary DIANNE DEERING ANTON DON BORNHORST TARA COLLINS ANGELO GALIOTO TOM GARRY SCOTT GUILLEMETTE STEVE HOCKETT TONY KIRSCH DR. SCOTT KIER SCOTT O’BRIEN MICHAEL PUKLICH BRENDA REDDAN PAUL ROTHSTEIN MARC TERRIS JOSEPH THOMAS '06 FR. ROLF TOLLEFSON TYLER TREAT

BOARD EMERITUS JOHN RADICK, CHAIR BARB BURKE STEVE BURKE TOM BURKE THEO CHALGREN TONY DENUCCI FR. DOUG EBERT BOB FAFINSKI MARY FAFINSKI ANNE FURLONG JOHN GEISLER DIANA GOEBEL MARK LANO BRIAN LAVELLE ANNE LAWLER BILL MILLER JOE MORIN BERT NOTERMANN JENNY RICHELSEN ROB ROY DEB SECREST BILL SLATTERY MARY STEINER JANE STONE BILL TRAXLER FR. BOB WHITE

SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION MICHAEL BRENNAN | President KATHLEEN BROWN | Principal JOHN DOLS | Assistant Principal and Campus Minister NICK TIBESAR | Activities Director

SUPPORT STAFF LINDSAY BURGER | Advancement Office CHERYL KUMARADURAI | Business Office TERRI FARR | School Office

ADVANCEMENT KENNA DOOLEY | Vice President for Advancement SCOTT BREIMHORST | Executive Director of Admissions MATT THULI | Director of Individual Giving and Alumni Relations ROB BELL | Admissions and Financial Aid Officer LAURA PODERGOIS | Marketing and Communications Manager PAULA CHARCHENKO | Events and Marketing Coordinator

STUDENT SUPPORT MELISSA LIVERMORE | Dean for Academic Support LAURA HORTON | Counselor JOSHUA RUTZ | Counselor KRISTA MCCOY | Counselor MEG REDSHAW | Learning Support TRACY BOERBOOM | Information Resources

FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION ERIN HESSE | Director of Finance

FACILITIES & MAINTENANCE PAUL ABBAS KEVIN MOREHOUSE

2017-2018 TEACHING STAFF ENGLISH ZACHARY BROWN CARLEE KOCON ERIC OLSON CASE UNVERZAGT FINE ARTS LAURA BOILLAT ANNELISE BROWN '05 SHELAGH GAMBLE BRAD PERRIN-SMITH MATHEMATICS KAREN ATKINSON GARY KANNEL MICHAEL LEVERENTZ MELISSA LIVERMORE

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND WELLNESS KELLY BARNHOLDT PAUL RUSSO SCIENCE JOSHUA DWYER IAN PARZYCK JIM TISEL JIM WALKER SOCIAL STUDIES SARAH HALVORSON PATRICK MAUS '03 HOLLY POTTEBAUM

TECHNOLOGY GARY KANNEL NICK LIVERMORE BRAD PERRIN-SMITH (Technology Coordinator) THEOLOGY DOUGLAS BOSCH LYNNAE BOSCH NATHAN SCHLEPP ANDREW WITCHGER WORLD LANGUAGES JACOB DUECK KAREN KIDROWSKI ALEXANDER MYTNIK JORGE OCONITRILLO

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Join us for a Holy Family tradition!

IGNITE THE FIRE ALL-FAMILY MASS

Sunday, September 30, 4:00 p.m.

HFCHS SLATTERY ATHLETIC & CONVOCATION CENTER We welcome Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda as our celebrant for this Mass.

ALL ARE WELCOME! This Mass is a celebration for our entire community— current HF students and their families, alumni, alumni parents, grandparents, teachers, coaches, and neighbors. Enjoy ice cream following Mass as we reach out to welcome new families and CONNECT AS A COMMUNITY.

Grandparents Day

FALL OPEN HOUSE

SPIRIT OF FIRE

October 12, 2018

October 30, 2018

November 10, 2018

This day shares a peek at student life with grandparents and culminates with Mass. Grandparents with addresses on file receive mailed invitations in September.

Prospective families are invited to join us for an informational look at our school. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

The Spirit of Fire is one of our oldest community traditions. It brings parents, alumni and friends together to celebrate our community and provide financial support to our school.