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Lenten Dinners

Posted on March 02, 2021 in: General News

Lenten Dinners
Knights of Columbus Lenten Dinners are here!!  March 5th (Benefits Holy Cross Church)  Entrée Choice of one or the other – Battered Fried White Pollock Fish OR Baked Tilapia Fish  Every entrée includes 3 sides and a dessert – carrots w/ brown sugar butter sauce, hom...

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Parish Rosary & Stations of the Cross
Each Thursday during Lent at 7:00 pm, you are invited to join us in-person or virtually for a reflection led by Deacon Tim, followed by the prayer of the Rosary for our parishioners and the needs of our parish. This will be live-streamed on our Facebook page for those who would like to join us virtu...

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Boy Scout Flower Sale

Posted on March 01, 2021 in: General News

Boy Scout Flower Sale
Boy Scout Troop 251 is currently doing their annual flower sale.  We are selling now until March 22 and are completely contactless. Orders can be turned in via check to the church office, school office, given to a scout, or mailed in. We also take credit cards if you contact Kristi Mellon at...

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A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on February 26, 2021 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

CYO Track and Field Registration now open!
Track and Field Registration is open! Practices will start in March. Those registered will be contacted by coaches with specific date/time and location info. CYO meets run April 10 - May 8, 2021. Fees this years are as follows: 3rd-4th  $50 5th-8th. $80 Sign up soon! Prices incr...

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EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on February 26, 2021 in: Holy Cross EEC

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges
March 2021 EEC newsletter by sbridges27

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Summer Camp Now Enrolling!

Posted on February 25, 2021 in: General News

Summer Camp Now Enrolling!
Click HERE for the 2021 Summer Camp packet!

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Lacrosse program

Posted on February 25, 2021 in: Holy Cross CYO

Lacrosse program
Open the attached flyer for more details on lacrosse for girls, 3rd - 8th grade. 4 of the 12 teams in the women's metro high school league are Catholic schools and the number of girls wanting to play starting in 9th grade at the Catholic schools is growing at a fast clip.  Unfortunately,...

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New HC Spirit Wear Available

Posted on February 21, 2021 in: General News

New HC Spirit Wear Available
We've got spirit, yes we do! Check out our newest spirit wear options...Chiefs, Hornets and back by popular design, the heart HC design. You asked, we listened. Did you know when you purchase spirit wear from PTL Outfitters a portion of your purchase goes back to Holy Cross? We think that'...

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Enflame Our Homes: Lenten Scripture Study
Archbishop Naumann has created a series of Lenten Study reflections on the Gospel readings for Ash Wednesday and the Sundays of Lent.  Each reflection also includes a short personal witness of faith from a lay person in the Archdiocese.  We’ve also created pdf guides for reflection/d...

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A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on February 19, 2021 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on February 19, 2021 in: Holy Cross EEC

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges
2/19/21 Weekly Reminder by sbridges27

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Celebration - Final Count!

Posted on February 16, 2021 in: Celebration

Celebration - Final Count!
Drum roll please... Wow! What a great event! Here's a link to the Holy Cross School and Beacon of Light recipient videos if you missed our live event... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQMX0lUSELSEsrk0_J3KBLA?app=desktop Congratulations to our raffle winners: Golden Ticket Winner: Max...

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Free WEBINAR: Spoiled Right! Delaying Screen Time and Giving Children What They Really Need
Spoiled Right:! Delaying Screens and Giving Children What They Really Need With Dr. Meghan Owenz Tuesday, March 9 7:30 PM ET | 4:30 PM PT Register For years, we’ve been told kids are spending too much time on screens. But, what if we focused on the activities we want them to be do...

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A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on February 12, 2021 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on February 12, 2021 in: Holy Cross EEC

Celebration - Cash Raffle Sales Winners
Thank you students and parents for your commitment to Holy Cross! We're excited to announce our top Cash Raffle Sellers... 1st Place: Isaac Dixon helped sell raffle tickets after Mass several times. He received a $100 gift card and gets to be the Principal for A Day! Mrs. Wagner is looking...

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A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on February 05, 2021 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on February 05, 2021 in: Holy Cross EEC

5th grade Book Reports and Nursing Home Valentines
5th graders have been busy! We love seeing their Snowman Book Reports in the hallway, and they just finished making valentines for a nursing home nearby.      

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Catholic Schools Week fun!

Posted on February 05, 2021 in: General News

HC loves the CHIEFS!

Posted on February 05, 2021 in: General News

Celebration - Be the Light!

Posted on February 05, 2021 in: Celebration

Celebration - Be the Light!
We have a fun night planned for next Saturday, February 13, at 7:00 p.m. honoring our first annual Beacon of Light Award winners: Holy Cross Pastors Fr. Tony Lickteig, Fr. Bob Pflumm, Fr. Mark Mertes, Fr. Mike Stubbs and Rudy & Margie Garcia. Your participation in our Golden Ticket gam...

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Valentine's Day Parties

Posted on February 01, 2021 in: PTO

Valentine's Day Parties
Sending out an early reminder to help Jump Start your Valentine's Day planning.... Our Valentine's Day parties will be at the end of the school day on Thursday, February 11th (noon dismissal). Traditionally, Valentine's Day includes the kids being able to go around the room giving eac...

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EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on January 29, 2021 in: Holy Cross EEC

February Hornet Happenings

Posted on January 29, 2021 in: General News

Get your ticket today!

Posted on January 26, 2021 in: Celebration

Get your ticket today!
Make sure to register for your virtual ticket so that we can link you to BidPal the night of the event! Feel free to share with family and friends who'd like to help support Holy Cross Catholic School. https://one.bidpal.net/bethelight2021/ticketing(details:ticketing-summary)

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Counselor's Corner

Posted on January 26, 2021 in: Counselor's Corner

Counselor's Corner
Your child’s friendships change as they get older. In the younger years, friendships are experienced as playful companionship, shared experiences, and common interests, but by fourth or fifth grade, friendships assume an emotional intensity that is different even from the friendships of a...

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Wine Drop Off

Posted on January 25, 2021 in: Celebration

Wine Drop Off
Hey Holy Cross! Please consider donating a bottle (or two) of wine for the upcoming Celebration event. We've added multiple drop-off options to make it more convenient. Parish Office Drop-off Times: Monday - Thursday, 9:00am to 4pm Friday - 9:00am - Noon Saturday & Sunday - Befor...

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EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on January 22, 2021 in: Holy Cross EEC

Our Talented Artist!

Posted on January 22, 2021 in: Celebration

Our Talented Artist!
A beautiful way to start your Friday... Our very talented, Violet L'Esperance, has captured the beauty of Mother Teresa in this one of a kind painting...and guess what? You can bid on this February 13th during our virtual Celebration event. Here's how... Register for your FREE  v...

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Celebration - Reserve your Dinner

Posted on January 19, 2021 in: Celebration

Celebration - Reserve your Dinner
Here's a delicious way to donate to Celebration! Click on the link below to reserve Cinzetti's for yourself or your Watch Party. Pickup on February 13th and enjoy! https://one.bidpal.net/bethelight2021/browse/featured

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EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on January 15, 2021 in: Holy Cross EEC

Turn In Tuesday for Raffle Tickets

Posted on January 14, 2021 in: Celebration

Turn In Tuesday for Raffle Tickets
Turn in Tuesdays!! 

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Last Chance to Order is January 30th!
Online yearbook sales are available this year. Yearbooks are $15 until December 1st, then $20 after this date.  The last day to purchase a 2020-21 yearbook is January 30, 2021.  Don't miss out!    

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EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on January 08, 2021 in: Holy Cross EEC

Get your Golden Ticket!

Posted on January 05, 2021 in: Celebration

Happy New Year!

Posted on December 30, 2020 in: General News

A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on December 18, 2020 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on December 18, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

Las Posadas

Posted on December 18, 2020 in: General News

Las Posadas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWyetk9wSuA

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Holy Cross Christmas Concert

Posted on December 15, 2020 in: General News

Hour of Code @ Holy Cross!

Posted on December 14, 2020 in: General News

A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on December 11, 2020 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on December 11, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

Holy Cross Santa Visit!

Posted on December 11, 2020 in: PTO

A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on December 04, 2020 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

A note from Mrs. Wagner
**Use the attached pdf below to access the clickable links.

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EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on December 04, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

Enflame Our Homes

Posted on December 02, 2020 in: General News

Support the Boy Scouts!

Posted on November 26, 2020 in: General News

Support the Boy Scouts!
Boy Scout Troop 251 is selling fresh Christmas wreaths again this year! Here's the link: https://giftitforward.com/  Be sure to use coupon code: Tr251ks001 and $8 will go to Holy Cross Boy Scouts in Troop 251.  Preorders have started, and shipping is free!

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HC Basketball Sign Up

Posted on November 26, 2020 in: Holy Cross CYO

HC Basketball Sign Up
HOLY CROSS BASKETBALL - signup now Sign Up is now open for our Holy Cross 'Skills & Drills' basketball season. Click here to signup.  Available for Grades 3-8, girls and boys.  No fee to participate. This will be a practice only season. We will not be participatin...

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A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on November 20, 2020 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on November 20, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

Counselor's Corner

Posted on November 20, 2020 in: Counselor's Corner

Counselor's Corner
It is important for parents to accept their children for who they are rather than for what they can do.  Parental attitudes often have a direct bearing on the self-concept of the child. Some parents feel guilty or disappointed if their child does not perform as well as others. These feelings...

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Parents--please complete a survey.

Posted on November 18, 2020 in: General News

Parents--please complete a survey.
Accreditation for Holy Cross is coming in January! During this process we get to take a deeper look into how we can improve. We need your help! Please fill out the below survey as we want to be better and need your guidance to do that. https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/148...

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Free lunch during Remote Week!

Posted on November 17, 2020 in: General News

Free lunch during Remote Week!
Did you know you can order a free lunch even when we are remote? Take advantage of a free lunch! ORDER HERE: https://forms.gle/JY4PK3rU4PjwBJVi8

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A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on November 13, 2020 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on November 13, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

Red Bag Thank YOU

Posted on November 12, 2020 in: General News

Celebration - Be the Light!

Posted on November 07, 2020 in: Celebration

Celebration - Be the Light!
Dear Holy Cross School Families, For over 50 years, Holy Cross Catholic School and Parish has provided high quality education in a nurturing and faith-filled environment. The Holy Cross community is passionate about developing students who will “be the light” and follow the example of...

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A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on November 06, 2020 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on November 06, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

4th grade Turtles

Posted on November 06, 2020 in: Classroom News

4th grade Turtles
4th graders created their own turtles using recycled materials as part of a study of creation stories. They began with the two Genesis narratives and then read several Native American myths.  4th graders noticed similar elements of light, water, land, plants, animals, humans, and  tied the...

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CYO Basketball Update

Posted on November 05, 2020 in: Holy Cross CYO

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on October 30, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

Through May 2021! Free lunch for Holy Cross Students!
Seamless Summer Program Extended through the school year!   The Seamless Summer Program was offered by the United States Department of Agriculture during the stay at home order in the spring. They have extended the program so that our students will receive a free hot lunch from October 1 ...

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Consecration to Jesus Through Mary
Join Us! Consecration to Jesus through Mary starting Nov. 5th. We will be using the book 33 Days to Morning Glory by Michael E. Gaitley which can be purchased on Amazon or at Trinity House. This will be done on your own with reminders and online using Facebook, videos on Formed and socially dis...

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Note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on October 23, 2020 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

Note from Mrs. Wagner
Archbishop Naumann's message COVID Holy Cross Data

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EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on October 23, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges
EEC Red Bag Sign Up Genius LINK HC Hornet Hollow 

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Grant Writer

Posted on October 22, 2020 in: General News

Grant Writer
If you are interested please contact Principal Melissa Wagner, mwagner@holycrosscatholicschool.com

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Cross Country Finish!

Posted on October 22, 2020 in: Holy Cross CYO

Cross Country Finish!
It was an exciting conclusion to the cross country season last Saturday and the team represented our Holy Cross community quite well! In spite of very windy conditions, the team finished on a high note with the following accomplishments: Team Awards: 2nd place Boys 7th/8th grade – Class ...

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Volunteers needed!

Posted on October 16, 2020 in: PTO

Volunteers needed!
WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH OUR HORNET HOLLOW DECORATIONS. PLEASE USE THE SIGNUP GENIUS BELOW TO FIND OUT MORE DETAILS. WE HOPE YOU'LL CONSIDER DECORATING YOUR CAR OR TRUNK FOR THE EVENT! NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 WE WILL NOT BE HANDING OUT CANDY AT THE INDIVIDUAL CARS. INSTEAD, ...

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EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on October 16, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

Friday Madness!

Posted on October 13, 2020 in: Holy Cross CYO

Friday Madness!
We will celebrate Twilight Madness 2020 on Friday, October 16th at 2:30 p.m. with a virtual assembly. Mrs. Patterson's 8th grade class will challenge Mrs. Wood's 8th grade class in volleyball. The 8th graders have also prepared a hype video to kick off our assembly. Holy Cross PTO has g...

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EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on October 09, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on October 02, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on September 25, 2020 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on September 25, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

Cross Country News

Posted on September 24, 2020 in: Holy Cross CYO

Cross Country News
The Holy Cross Cross Country team had another phenomenal meet last Saturday at Savior Pastoral! Ten runners improved their time compared to the prior meet, while eight runners improved their overall finishing place. Top 10 finishers Allie (8th grade) 2nd place -7th/8th Grade Girls Clara (5t...

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Counselor's Corner

Posted on September 23, 2020 in: Counselor's Corner

Counselor's Corner
            I hope this finds you all well. What is our greatest resource? Conservationists might say our forests and waterways.. Economists would look at the stock market. I would vote for our children and young people as our most precious resou...

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Celebration - Be the Light!

Posted on September 20, 2020 in: Celebration

Celebration - Be the Light!
Click here for more information! 

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A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on September 18, 2020 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges

Posted on September 18, 2020 in: Holy Cross EEC

EEC - from Mrs. Bridges
EEC Parents, Happy Friday! We survived our first full week!  Click here for the 9/18/2020 Friday Reminder. Have a great weekend, Mrs. Bridges

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CYO Cross Country News!

Posted on September 18, 2020 in: Holy Cross CYO

CYO Cross Country News!
Congratulations are in order for the Holy Cross Cross Country team! The team had their first meet of the season at Bishop Mieg High School last Saturday, and did an outstanding job representing our school community. Most of our runners established personal records by virtue of racing a new cross ...

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From the Counselor's Corner

Posted on September 11, 2020 in: Counselor's Corner

From the Counselor's Corner
I hope this finds you all well and that you are able to feel some sense of "normal" in your life as a family as we begin a new school year. I am happy to back at Holy Cross for my 33rd year as your school counselor! Time goes by so quickly. I will once again be available to the Hol...

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A note from Mrs. Wagner

Posted on September 11, 2020 in: Mrs. Wagner notes

A note from Mrs. Wagner
How much of life do we miss by waiting to see the rainbow before thanking God for the rain?- Dieter F. Uchtdorf This week we were presented with a rainy week that always presents many obstacles in a school setting, including indoor recess. This may seem like yet another obstacle, b...

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Happy Hornet

Posted on August 31, 2020 in: General News

Happy Hornet
Happy Hornet helps explain to all the Holy Cross students how the school building looks and feels different due to the adaptations made before the restart of the 20-21 school year. Watch Video

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"Be the Light"

Posted on August 31, 2020 in: General News

"Be the Light"
Our Holy Cross parents showed us how to "Be the Light" this weekend. They volunteered their time to help get our school ready for Reopening on Monday, August 31. Thank you to everyone who came out to help including Fr. Mersmann. We are so blessed!

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Raffle Ticket Contest for Families!
Click here to purchase! Feel free to share! Winners will be drawn on February 13th.

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