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High School Open House Sunday Nov 6

Come see where daily Mass, the classics of western civilization, Gregorian Chant, classical drama, debate, speech and competitive athletics form tomorrow’s Catholic leaders.

Meet teachers, students, parents and see Holy Family Academy’s multi-disciplinary high school program.

Sunday November 6, 2:00 to 4:00 pm


To RSVP email: admissions@holyfamilyacademy.net

Sign Up for the Michael Pennefather 5K on Sept 24

The Michael Pennefather Memorial 5K & Color Fun Run is Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Signal Hill Park in Manassas, VA.

The Color Fun Run is at 8:00AM and 5K is at 8:30AM.

Go to IMATHLETE to register.

Come out for a fun family morning and help support Holy Family Academy.

michaelpennefatherMichael Pennefather, a student of Holy Family Academy, died at the age of 12 after battling multiple illnesses and disabilities. He colored the world around him with his infectious smile, optimism and joy for life. This fun and family-friendly event is an opportunity to remember a remarkable young man, encourage fitness at beautiful Signal Hill Park in Manassas, and raise necessary funds for on-going projects at Holy Family Academy and the St. Padre Pio Chapel, located at the school Michael loved.

First Day of School

Dear Parents,

After 2 months of preparing, we are all excited to have the new school year begin.

Here are a few notes for the first day of school:

  1. The school will be open at 7:45 am. Students should arrive between 7:45 and 8:15. All classes begin at 8:15.
  2. Please do not let you children out of the vehicle until you come completely around the circle and are in front of the school.
  3. All students in Grades K to 6 should go directly to their homeroom.
  4. All students in Grades 7 to 12 should go to their homerooms between 7:45 & 8:15. At 8:15, they should go to their Math class. There will be Orientation at 8:30 for Upper Grade Students, where they will receive information about the schedules and their classes. Please use this link for the location of homerooms and Math classes.
  5. Holy Mass will be offered at 2:00 pm by Fr. Peffley. Father will give a short juggling demonstration after Mass.
  6. The pick-up line goes from 3:00 to 3:30 pm. If you arrive after 3:30 pm, please park and come in to pick up your child(ren). All students must be picked up by 4:00 pm, unless they are in an activity with a teacher or coach.

See you Monday.

God bless,

Mr. Woltering

Books for 2016-2017

Dear Parents,

In order to simply the book process, please read the following information carefully.
For Grades K to 6: Workbooks will be given out at the beginning of school and you will be invoiced through TADS for the cost. All other books needed will be available to borrow from HFA. Replacement cost may be assessed at the end of the year if books are returned in unusable condition.
For Grades 7 to 12: Here is the Upper School Book List. Most books will be available to purchase, rent or borrow from HFA. The only books that are not available from HFA, are 7th & 8th Science text, 11th Chemistry text and Ignatius Bible (or RSV translation) required for 11th & 12th Theology. (Please consult the book list for ISBN numbers.) All required books not on the list will be loaned to the students when needed. Rental and loaner books will be distributed in class. Book purchasing from HFA may be done on Friday August 19, 8:00 to 10:00 am & Monday August 22, 4:00 to 6:00 pm. There will also be times after school during the first week of school.
Sincerely in Christ,
Mo Woltering

“Books delight to the very marrow of one’s bones. They speak to us, consult with us, and join with us in a living and intense intimacy.”― Plutarch

Dress Code Updates & Supply List for 2016-2017

Dress Code Updates for 2016-2017

Supply List 2016-2017


Catholic Classical Schools Conference

20160720_131153_HDRSome of the teachers participated in the Catholic Classical Schools Conference last week in Philadelphia. We attended lectures, participated in seminars, took in the Philadelphia Art Museum and, of course, indulged in a late-night cheesesteak. Catholic Classical Schools


Summer 2016 Reading List

manca didaClick here for the summer 2016 required reading list.


“Beware the man of one book.” Thomas Aquinas

Report Card Pickup Day, June 16

3d5acb559dd4e3343424b70eb685bf39Report card pickup day is this Thursday, June 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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