Holy Family Academy strives to round out its rigorous academic curriculum and focus on living the faith with numerous activities, clubs and events.
All Saints Day: Holy Family celebrates All Saints day on October 31st with saint reports from each student and a school-wide saint-costume contest and parade. School is closed on November 1st.
Saint Nicholas Day: Each December 6th, Lower School students put one shoe outside their classroom door at the end of the day for “St. Nick” to fill with candy!
Christmas Pageant: Every class puts together a song, poem or mini-play for our Christmas Pageant which is held on the last day of school before Christmas break.
Pro-Life Report: Every student from kindergarten through twelfth grade writes and delivers in front of their class a pro-life report each year in anticipation of the commemoration of the infamous Roe v. Wade decision.
Pro-Life Poster Contest: Lower school students also participate in a pro-life poster contest! Students often bring these posters with them to March for Life.
March for Life: Holy Family rents a bus and cancels classes so that our students and their families may march under the HFA banner in Washington.
40 Days for Life: Each grade signs up for an hour to pray the Rosary as a class, often with families, in front of the Manassas abortion clinic.
Science Fair: Lower school students in grades K-5 participate in a traditional science fair competition.
Recess: Lower school students participate in a short snack recess and a longer lunch recess each day.
6th, 7th/8th, 9th/10th and 11th/12th Grade Plays: Our students in these grades perform classic plays each year.
Junior High and High School Athletics: Holy Family fields competitive girls teams in cross country, basketball and soccer, and boys teams in soccer, basketball and baseball.
Choir and Schola: Unless serving at the altar, our 9th – 12th grade students sing at Mass each day.
Fall Festival: The entire school participates in a fall festival with upper school students organizing and running games, pumpkin painting, hay rides and other activities for lower school students.
Epiphany Ball: Just after Christmas break, our 7th – 12th graders look forward to this formal dance, including dance cards. The Ball includes a pot luck dinner for students and their parents.
Spring Formal: Our high school students plan and hold a dance at the end of each school year.
Theses and Debates: Every high school students writes and delivers a thesis to their peers and a faculty panel each fall and participates as a member of a formal debate team each spring.
Booster Club: Holy Family’s athletics program is supported by this group which hosts spaghetti dinners for the entire school community throughout the year.
Young Men’s Outdoor Program: Holy Family for years chartered a Boy Scouts of America Troop, but in 2013 we sadly turned in our charter. Fortunately we are launching a successor outdoors program that will fill the gap.