Student Organizations

Student Organizations At Holy Cross

Student Council

Student Council gives students opportunities to build their leadership skills by getting them involved in developing and promoting student service projects. Student Council consists of officers elected from among 7th and 8th graders and members elected from among 5th through 8th graders.

Student Newsletter

thehornetHoly Cross School publishes a student-written newsletter called The Hornet to provide students with the opportunity to develop their writing, editing and information-gathering skills. The Hornet covers topics such as school sports, field trips, holidays, and special classroom and school-wide activities. It also may include matters of local and national interest.

School Band

Our band program gives students the opportunity to explore and develop their musical abilities, as well as reap the mind-building benefits of music. Band is open to all 5th through 8th graders.

Bell Choir

bellsThe junior high and kindergarten bell choirs are dedicated to learning the ancient and honorable art of bell ringing. They provide music for worship services as well as presenting programs at special times of the year.

Girl Scouts

girlscoutsGirl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri programs are designed to help girls build character and gain skills for success in the real world. The Holy Cross Girl Scout program is open for kindergarten through 8th graders. Although activities and meeting times vary by troop, in general, Girl Scouts provides opportunities for service, conservation, and craft projects as well as other enrichment and character-building activities.

Cub Scouts

boyscountsThe Holy Cross Cub Scout program is affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America and is a year-round, family-oriented endeavor. It is open to boys in 1st through 8th grades. The purpose of Boys Scouts is to promote character development, spiritual growth, good citizenship, sportsmanship and fitness, fun and adventure, friendly service, family understanding, respectful relationships and personal achievement. Meeting times and activities will vary by den.

Vocation Club

Grades 5-8 meet once a month to learn new ways of listening to God’s call in their lives.

Chess Club

imagesOpen to grades K-8, students meet on Thursday 3:30-4:30pm to sharpen their critical thinking skills by learning the strategies of chess. Questions please contact Jason Wawrzaszek 316-253-1109 or email Click here to register.


images (1)Open to grades K-8, students meet Monday afternoons to practice math skills in preparation for competition. Students compete in Johnson County Catholic Schools Mathletics once a month


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