By Dr. Martin Kilbridge It has been discouraging, but not surprising to read stories in the local and national press about cheating, abuse, and financial shenanigans in college and high school athletic programs. The sad reality is that a win-at-all-costs mentality is nothing new in sports. The good news is this is not the case…
The premier edition of EQV magazine came out recently. The stories highlight the many ways our current students and alumnae impact the world, especially in the fields of science and medicine.
The title of the magazine is drawn from our school motto, Esse Quam Videri, to be, rather than to seem. Our focus as a school has always been to form young women of substance and character who contribute to building a better world through the use of their intellect and the skills, knowledge, and values they develop here. The pressures young people have as they form their identities, especially in the age of social media, make our mission critically important to their lives and the lives of the people they will touch.
Each Monday during the school year, we’ll nominate five athletes from the Capital Region who had outstanding performances during the previous week. You can vote for who you think should receive the honor. Staff writer James Allen also will make a selection.
Voting will begin Monday morning and close Wednesday night. Winners will be announced by noon Thursday.
The Academy of the Holy Names took a break from academics on Oct. 17, as students, faculty and staff volunteered in the morning at 18 different service organizations around the Capital District.
The Day of Service demonstrated the dedication the entire Holy Names community has to serve the marginalized, poor and disadvantaged in the area. The focus stems from the charisms of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM).
Madison Mackey ’22: Madison was featured on Spectrum News Capital Region for her role in helping first-time swimmers get the life-saving lessons they need.
Golf may be an individual sport, but don’t tell that to Vanessa Fulmore. Starting at age seven, it became her favorite summer activity to do with her father, preparing her for youth leagues and tournaments across the state. Born and raised in Western New York, Fulmore played years of competitive golf, including on the Junior…
For the first time in more than a decade, Academy of the Holy Names has a new Administrative Assistant to the Principal. A liaison between the principal and students, staff, and various other stakeholders, this vital role also oversees the front office and efficient operation of the academic side of our school. A product of…
Service is among the core values of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM). It’s also one of Tina Pantuso’s. “Holy Names quickly became part of my calling,” says Pantuso, AHN’s newest Licensed Clinical Social Worker. “Truth be told, it wasn’t a part of ‘my plan’ but God opened doors for…
Presenting her final research project before graduating the Academy of Holy Names, at first glance, Makayla Mackey looks like the quintessential brilliant high school senior.
But as her teacher Andrew Licari will tell you, she’s doing so much more than acing his science class.
“It’s incredible to really see a high school student create something that is going to help people,” said Licari.