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Christmas Programs @ Holy Cross

Posted on December 06, 2022 in: General News

Christmas Programs @ Holy Cross
Please join us for the Christmas Concerts here at Holy Cross.

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Christmas program, early education

December Hornet Happenings

Posted on December 04, 2022 in: General News

December Hornet Happenings
Here's what's happening in December here at Holy Cross Catholic School!

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Giving Tuesday: Link Open

Posted on December 03, 2022 in: General News

Giving Tuesday: Link Open
Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2022  #GIVECatholicARCHKCK is the Archdiocesan program for Giving Tuesday and Holy Cross Catholic School is seeking gifts to support digital learning. 100% of these gifts stay in our school.  How to help: Make an online donation: (Donations open N...

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Giving Tuesday, iGive, Catholic

Saturday: Breakfast with Santa!

Posted on December 01, 2022 in: General News

Saturday: Breakfast with Santa!
Join us for Breakfast with Santa and shopping at the Elf Shelf Store! We are also looking for volunteers to make the event happen. Please click this link to volunteer: Breakfast & Elf Shelf Volunteers The Elf Shelf Store (Nov 30 - Dec2) is an affordable Christmas store for our students t...

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Tonight: Family Math Night

Posted on November 30, 2022 in: General News

Tonight: Family Math Night
RSVP for Family Math Night! Please join us here at school on Wednesday, November 30th for pizza @ 6:00 p.m. and family math games 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.! Be sure to RSVP HERE for pizza!

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TONIGHT: Kindergarten & Scholarship Info Night
Mark your calendars, talk to your friends and neighbors! Be sure to join us for our Kindergarten & Scholarship Information Night!  

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Kindergarten, scholarships, info night

Flannel Up on Friday!

Posted on November 17, 2022 in: General News

Flannel Up on Friday!
Flannel up for our Flan-Tastic Friendsgiving Assembly on Friday, November 17. This will be a flannel full out of uniform day for our students.

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November Hornet Happenings

Posted on November 13, 2022 in: General News

November Hornet Happenings
Here's what's happening in November!

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Veterans Day Mass: Join Us

Posted on November 09, 2022 in: General News

Veterans Day Mass: Join Us
Please join us in the Holy Cross Catholic School Gym for a special Veterans Day Mass on Friday, November 11th at 9:15 a.m..  Please fill out this form to include any veterans in your family in our slideshow, pictures welcome! Holy Cross Veterans Form

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Veterans Day, mass
You're Invited: JoHo the Storyteller
Bring your toddlers and preschoolers to "Celebrating Thanksgiving with Turkey Tale" featuring JoHo the Storyteller on November 14th @ 8:30 am. Please click HERE to RSVP.

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JoHo the Storyteller, preschoolers, toddlers

From the desk of Mrs. Obershaw

Posted on November 03, 2022 in: General News

From the desk of Mrs. Obershaw
FIT CLUB MEMBERS–September 28 to October 27  25 MILE CLUB: Elijah, Heather, Briella, Lolal, Bianca, Ayak, Tucker, Logan, Iris, Emily, Isa, Mrs. Wagner, Ms. Koeppen 50 MILE CLUB: Lily, Holly, Jax, Adeline, Paul, Christopher, Sheree, Ignacio 75 MILE CLUB: Malea, Elisa, Lilah, Ximen...

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FIT Club, Mrs. Obershaw

The Book Fair!

Posted on November 02, 2022 in: General News

The Book Fair!
Here's the scoop on this year's Book Fair!  Click HERE for the Holy Cross Book Fair and to sign up for ewallet. Please click HERE to volunteer:   

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The Book Fair is Here!

Posted on October 21, 2022 in: General News

The Book Fair is Here!
We are looking for volunteers to help us at this year's Book Fair. The Book Fair will be open every day after school October 31 - November 4 from 3:00 - 4:30 pm. Here's the link to sign up: 

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October: What's Happenin' Hornets

Posted on October 15, 2022 in: General News

October: What's Happenin' Hornets
Here's what's happening in October!  

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October, what's happenin

$1 Chiefs Monday

Posted on October 08, 2022 in: General News

$1 Chiefs Monday
Help Holy Cross support our Unbound child, Elvis, on Chiefs Monday! Please bring in $1 to be out of uniform in Chiefs gear. Go Chiefs!

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Chiefs Monday, $1, Elvis
From the desk of Mrs. Obershaw: FIT Club
FIT CLUB MEMBERS–August 17 to September 27  25 MILE CLUB: Isaac Dixon, Alijah Newman, Elisa Stremel, Keegan Nielsen, Adeline Skillman, Paul Malone, Marshall Carr, Jim Mentzer, Christopher Aguilar, Lily Kistner, Jax Roberts, Tyler Stachofsky, Ellie Wichmann, Liam Kittle, Alex Valladares...

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FIT Club
Parent Info Night: Wed. Sep. 21 @ 7pm
Parents, please join us on Wednesday, September 21st @ 7:00 p.m in Pflumm Hall for an important meeting on Building Safety presented by Dan Carney and Suicide Prevention presented by Katie Stillwell.

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Online Order: Picture Day

Posted on September 17, 2022 in: General News

Online Order: Picture Day
School Picture Day (for all students, preschool through 8th grade) is Thursday, September 29, 2022. This will be an out of uniform day for our students. Watch for picture order forms to go home soon or ORDER ONLINE with the link below. Don’t miss your chance to remember your kids at this ag...

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September: What's Happenin' Hornets

Posted on September 15, 2022 in: General News

September: What's Happenin' Hornets
Hey, Hornets! Here's what's happening in September.

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No School: Friday, September 16

Posted on September 15, 2022 in: General News

No School: Friday, September 16
No school on Friday, September 16, teachers will have a professional development day.

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SCRIP: Don't Miss Bonus Days!

Posted on September 13, 2022 in: General News

SCRIP: Don't Miss Bonus Days!
BIG bonuses. Popular brands. Raise Days is happening now! Earn big on eGift cards and reloaded gift cards. Every purchase counts toward your fundraising goal and now is the time to make an even bigger impact. Shop, purchase, earn. Ends Friday. Click here for more information. ...

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Knight School: Chess Club @ Holy Cross
FREE CLASS Tuesday, September 13! The Chess Club will meet every Tuesday in the Music room from 3:30 - 4:45 pm. Scholarships are available for all students who are interested! The Knight School is coming this fall to Holy Cross Catholic School! The Knight School Chess Team will be your s...

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Sep. 15th: $5 Lemon Out Dress Down Day
On September 15th, Holy Cross students can donate $5 to Alex's Lemonade Stand and enjoy a full out of uniform day.  Help Holy Cross raise money alongside many other Catholic schools in our area for Childhood Cancer.  Please send in $5.00 before Thursday in order ...

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Friday, Sep 9: Grandparents & Special Persons Day
Make plans to join us on Friday, September 9th @ 9:15 am in the HC Gym for a special Mass honoring the grandparents and  the special people in our students' lives.

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Dennis Uniform Sale: August 8 - September 7
Back-to-School Sale The huge back-to-school sale is just around the corner and we have important details to share with you... Sale Dates: August 8th - September 7th Savings: 30% savings sitewide. Free shipping over $60. No coupon code is necessary. Dennis Uniforms

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Spirit Wear for First Mondays

Posted on August 16, 2022 in: General News

Spirit Wear for First Mondays
First Spirit Day will be on Monday, August 22nd. Hurry and grab your spirit wear now! We will post one custom t-shirt at a time on our new spirit wear website. We will announce which shirt is available for a limited time. Our first custom shirt is our theme shirt linked HERE: Follow the Son ...

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Volunteer: Clean Up Day

Posted on August 04, 2022 in: General News

Volunteer: Clean Up Day
  Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 6th. We have a clean-up day at school inside and outside the facilities from 8-2 pm. We need to beautify our school so it's ready for our students to arrive on August 17th. Please consider joining us. CLICK TO SIGN UP HERE

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HC Families: Summer Packet Pickup
Holy Cross Families! It's time to pick up your 2022-23 Back to School Packets.

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Summer Hours

Posted on July 25, 2022 in: General News

Summer Hours
Summer Office Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Uniform Sale: Land's End

Posted on July 22, 2022 in: General News

Uniform Sale: Land's End
Uniform Sale! Land's End sale code.  This is good through AUGUST 24th. CODE: BREEZE PIN: 7193

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Sunday: Summer Soiree

Posted on July 15, 2022 in: General News

Sunday: Summer Soiree
Save the date for the Holy Cross Summer Soiree! Sunday, July 17 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. Kona Ice, Food Truck, and Fun! Pick up your back-to-school packets in the back parking lot.

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Chromebooks

Posted on July 11, 2022 in: General News

Chromebooks
Holy Cross 6th, 7th & 8th grade is BYOD Bring Your Own Device, so I've put together a list of recommended Chromebooks that are part of Prime Days! Please see the attached .pdf for more information, and please feel free to reach out if you have any questions. :) Ms. Anderson ...

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8th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, Chromebook

Happy Fourth of July

Posted on July 04, 2022 in: General News

Happy Fourth of July
Have a safe and fun 4th of July!

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4th of July
Can you help? The flowers are thirsty!
Hello! Despite climate change, spring weather, Covid, and recent rains, the flowers the 4th graders started from seed are finally all planted. Attached is a watering schedule if you would be able to give them a drink. Thanks for considering! Mrs. G. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1eCOs03...

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2022-23 Year at a Glance

Posted on June 15, 2022 in: General News

2022-23 Year at a Glance
Here is the 2022-23 School Year at a Glance. *all dates are subject to change   2022-23 HC Year at a Glance (Flyer)

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JoCo Library: Summer Reading

Posted on June 08, 2022 in: General News

JoCo Library: Summer Reading
Parents! Be sure to drop by a Johnson County Library for some summer reading! Summer Reading 2022: Oceans of Possibilities, runs Saturday, June 4-Friday, July 29. Grab your reading log and all the details here! https://www.jocolibrary.org/our-stories/summer-reading-2022-ocean-poss...

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School Supply Sale 2022-23

Posted on June 01, 2022 in: General News

School Supply Sale 2022-23
It's time to order 2022-23 School Supply packs! Click HERE or the image below to order.

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EPI, school supplies

Last Day of School

Posted on May 23, 2022 in: General News

Last Day of School
9:15 am Mass in the Gym 12:00 Dismissal

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From the desk of Mrs. Obershaw
  THE HOLY CROSS 2021-22 FIT CLUB MEMBERS 25 MILE CLUB:  Caitlin Dolan, Nila Meyer, Elijah Bwami, Lily Kistner, Jax Roberts, Owen Ferraro, Mrs. Lemmon   50 MILE CLUB:  Felipe Diaz, Ethan Greer, Emilio Campos      100 MILE CLUB:  Addison S...

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FIT Club, Mrs. Obershaw

Summer Fun: Now Hiring

Posted on May 21, 2022 in: General News

Summer Fun: Now Hiring
Looking for a fun way to spend your summer at the pool, laughing with kids, enjoying field trips and activities? Our Summer Camp team is looking for a few energetic, fun-loving staff members to join us for Aloha, Summer! Full and part-time positions are available as Camp Counselors. Counselors need ...

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Coming Soon: Holy Cross Totally Talented Variety Show
Mark your calendars for the Holy Cross Talent Show on Monday, May 23 @ 2:00 p.m. in the Holy Cross Gym. Don't miss it! Hope to see you there!

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Talent Show

Field Day: Friday, May 20

Posted on May 19, 2022 in: General News

Field Day: Friday, May 20
A note from Mrs. Obershaw: Parents, This is an out-of-uniform day. Please make sure the apparel is appropriate for school as well as for Field Day. **Please send a sack lunch with your child on Field Day. Thank you!

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Field Day

Spirit Wear!

Posted on May 14, 2022 in: General News

Spirit Wear!
Need new Spirit Wear? Purchase here... https://ptloutfitters.com/affiliation/holy-cross-catholic-school    

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Graduation: Class of 2022

Posted on May 13, 2022 in: General News

Graduation: Class of 2022
Help us celebrate the Class of 2022!

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Wednesday, May 11: Parent Appreciation
We are incredibly blessed to have wonderful parents supporting our school. Thank you for all you do! We will be serving donuts and coffee as you drop off your kids to thank you for your support!

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Posted on May 06, 2022 in: General News

Teacher Appreciation Week
To all of the Holy Cross parents, and to our wonderful PTO led by Jennifer Morrissey, THANK YOU for your generous support of us this year, and especially this week. We are so happy to be a part of the Holy Cross Family!

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PTO, Teacher Appreciation

May Hornet "Happenins"

Posted on May 04, 2022 in: General News

May Hornet "Happenins"
Here's what's happenin' in May!

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May, calendar

May Crowning

Posted on April 29, 2022 in: General News

May Crowning
Join us on Monday afternoon for this beautiful Holy Cross tradition.

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Sunday: Celebrating 35 Years!

Posted on April 29, 2022 in: General News

Sunday: Celebrating 35 Years!
Calling all Holy Cross Hornets and Alumni! Bring your family and come help us celebrate 35 years of excellence at Holy Cross Catholic School. Join us on Sunday, May 1st for 10:30 Mass at the Church, then head ofver to the school for lunch, tours and activities. We will have some special guests that ...

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Enrollment Special!

Posted on April 28, 2022 in: General News

Enrollment Special!
35th Anniversay Enrollment Special! Save $35 per child on enrollment fees, April 24 - 30th ONLY. Click below to enroll: https://hccs.eduk12.net/familyregistration

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No Time to Spare: Bowling Party!
It's back! The Holy Cross St. John's Bowling Party will be held on April 23rd, 7:00 - 11:00 pm at St. John's Catholic Club, 414 Barnett Ave, KCKS 66101. Contact Nancy Dennis nldennis14@gmail.com to sign up.

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Celebration

April Hornet "Happenins"

Posted on April 08, 2022 in: General News

April Hornet "Happenins"
Here's what's happening for the month of April!

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Kindergarten Roundup

Posted on April 06, 2022 in: General News

Kindergarten Roundup
Calling all Kindergartners for the 2022-2023 school year! We are screening our future Hornets on Friday, April 8. Call 913-381-7408 or email gradeschool@holycrosscatholicschool.com

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Tech Balance Tips: Sign Up

Posted on March 26, 2022 in: General News

Tech Balance Tips: Sign Up
Families Are Struggling With Screen Time. Our Tech Balance Program Can Help.  By Viviana Reverón Director, Audience Engagement and Distribution As we come out of the pandemic, screens have become the intermediary of many of our interactions, and naturally, young kids ...

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March Hornet "Happenins"

Posted on March 10, 2022 in: General News

March Hornet "Happenins"
Check out the Hornet schedule for March!

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Enroll for 2022-23

Posted on March 10, 2022 in: General News

Enroll for 2022-23
It's time to enroll for 2022-2023! Click here for more information.

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Summer Camp: HC Families, don't miss out!
Holy Cross Families, It's time to get registered for "Aloha Summer" HCSC 2022! Space is limited, and enrollment opens to families outside of Holy Cross on March 21, 2022. CAMP WILL FILL UP BEFORE MAY 1st! Please be sure to use the price list for Holy Cross upon enrolling, which...

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Unbound: Thank you!

Posted on February 18, 2022 in: General News

Unbound: Thank you!
Thank you for helping Holy Cross Catholic School support our Unbound sponsored child, Elvis. Elvis is 7 years old and from Guatemala.  Our students had a great time dropping their change into the fish tanks for a prize, and all funds go directly to Unbound in support of our sponsored child, ...

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Feb 15 / Feb 22: Family Cyber Safety Nights
Family learning that makes you safer. Play to Learn! K-5 children and a parent or guardian, join us online. FEB. 15, 6PM ET | 3PM PT  ***  FEB. 22, 9PM ET | 6PM PT FAMILY SIGN UP How can your family be safe online? By knowing how! That's what you and your K-...

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February Hornet Happenings

Posted on February 14, 2022 in: General News

February Hornet Happenings
Here's what's happening in February! 

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Reconciliation: Congrats 2nd Grade!

Posted on February 09, 2022 in: General News

Reconciliation: Congrats 2nd Grade!
The following students received their Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time this past Tuesday, February 8th, 2022.   Please continue to keep the second graders and their families in your prayers during this year of sacramental preparation. Natalie Peter Sophia  &n...

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From the desk of Mrs. Obershaw

Posted on February 08, 2022 in: General News

From the desk of Mrs. Obershaw
NEW F.I.T. CLUB MEMBERS---October 22 to February 2 25 MILE CLUB:  Owen Ferraro   50 MILE CLUB:  Felipe Diaz, Lola Paul, Emilio Campos,      100 MILE CLUB:  Alijah Newman, Jamie Erwin, Joey Erwin, Brody Bridges (125), Mrs. Bridges, Mrs. Obershaw (...

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Sunday! Open House

Posted on January 28, 2022 in: General News

Sunday! Open House
Please join us for our Open House! Meet the staff, take a tour and find a new family to join!  Holy Cross is an inviting and diverse community that provides a faith-centered space where all are welcome. We invite you to see for yourself what makes Holy Cross Catholic School the place for y...

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Open House
Catholic Schools Week:  Jan. 30 - Feb 6, 2021
Get ready for Catholic Schools Week, 2022: Bee Faithful. Bee Excellent. Bee Stewards. **Please note the Sunday Mass time change to 8:30 a.m.******

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out of uniform, Catholic Schools Week
Monday is Class Picture Day: Online Order Form
Hello Parents! A FUN and IMPORTANT event is about to happen at school! Holy Cross School Classroom Memory Mates 2022 Picture day: Thursday January 21, 2022 You will receive printed information about this, but if you did not, here is an easy way to order your student’...

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Yearbook: Last Chance!

Posted on January 14, 2022 in: General News

Yearbook: Last Chance!
Time is running out to order your copy of the 2021-22 Holy Cross Yearbook. Order by Monday, January 31 to ensure your student has a copy on yearbook delivery day. Get your copy for $20. You can order online below, or use the attached .pdf form and return to the school offic...

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Hour of Code @ Holy Cross!

Posted on December 24, 2021 in: General News

Hour of Code @ Holy Cross!
This month, all Holy Cross students kindergarten through 8th grade, participated in the nationwide "Hour of Code" which is celebrated during Computer Science Education Week. Our students are building critical problem-solving skills while learning how to code. So far, Holy Cross studen...

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technology, code, coding

Las Posadas

Posted on December 17, 2021 in: General News

Our Lady of Guadalupe Prayer Service
Our 4th graders, led by Mrs. Gittinger, presented the Our Lady of Guadalupe Prayer Service on Monday, December 13, 2021. This is a beautiful Holy Cross tradition, thank you Mrs. G and the 4th graders for bringing the beauty of Our Lady alive for all of us here! 

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4th grade, Our Lady of Guadalupe

It's RED BAG time!

Posted on November 26, 2021 in: General News

November 30: Giving Tuesday

Posted on November 26, 2021 in: General News

November 30: Giving Tuesday
Update, we've exceeded our goal! Thank you so much to the 15 donors for making this happen! Let's see how many more students we can help out by giving them the gift of Catholic education. The donation link is live through December 5th.  THANK YOU for your generosity!  On Tuesday...

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Giving Tuesday, iGive, Catholic
Book Fair Open Monday: 3 - 4:30 p.m. in the Library
ONLINE SHOPPING is available through November 12th! Here is the BOOK FAIR WEBPAGE. You can shop online, view the flyers & SIGN UP FOR ewallet. EWALLET Give your child a safe, cashless way to shop the Book Fair. This digital payment option can be used at the in-school Book Fair or onli...

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book fair, library, read

Save the Date: Nov. 6 Trivia Night!

Posted on November 01, 2021 in: General News

Save the Date: Nov. 6 Trivia Night!
Trivia Night is back at Holy Cross! Does your team have what it takes to bring home the championship belt? Enjoy a great night with friends and support the 8th grade graduation fund. Click here for more details and sign up information: https://holycrosscatholicschool.com/.../Trivia%20Night.pdf...

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Trivia Night, 8th grade

Conferences!

Posted on October 20, 2021 in: General News

Conferences!
Hello Parents, A few things to note about the Sign Up Genius link. 1. There are 10 slots on each time slot. There should only be one. The first person signed up will have that time slot. If you accidentally are the second or third person in a time slot, please rem...

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The Book Fair Volunteers Needed

Posted on October 09, 2021 in: General News

The Book Fair Volunteers Needed
We've missed it, but our school Book Fair is BACK! Save the dates for Nov. 1 -5, 2021 to shop the Book Fair in the Library after school. We are looking for volunteers to help on those hopping days, with set up & take down, as well as Co-Chairs to help get it organized! Please visit the HC...

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Hornet Highlights: 2nd Grade

Posted on October 08, 2021 in: General News

Hornet Highlights: 2nd Grade
Second Grade Holy Cross Hornets are hard at work already this year! During our STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) time our focus in September was Johnny Appleseed, different apples, bio-selection of apples, constructing apple catchers, and tasting diff...

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Hornet Highlights, 2nd grade

No School on Friday or Monday

Posted on October 07, 2021 in: General News

No School on Friday or Monday
There will be no school on Friday, October 8th, or on Monday, October 11th. Teachers will be participating in School of Faith as well as Professional Development.

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Hornet Highlights: Herbie's Store

Posted on October 01, 2021 in: General News

Hornet Highlights: Herbie's Store
Herbie the Hornet has a new store! As part of our Virtuous Behavior Formation, students earn stars or tickets. Students can save their earnings and use them to purchase rewards from Herbie's Store. Thank you so much to Mrs. Susan Smith and Mrs. Marian Petri for getting Herbie's Store up and ...

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Hornet Highlights, Herbie Store

Picture Day!

Posted on September 23, 2021 in: General News

Picture Day!
Friday, October 1st is school picture day! Be sure to turn in picture money on THURSDAY.  It is a full out of uniform day for students.

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Our New Library/Tech/Makerspace!

Posted on September 10, 2021 in: General News

Our New Library/Tech/Makerspace!
Thank you so much to the Holy Cross Father's Club for their time and talent this summer knocking out a wall in the Libary to expand our space into the computer lab area. Holy Cross Hornets LOVE their new learning space!  

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Thank you, Mrs. G & the Garden Angels!
Did you know Mrs. G, with the help of her 4th graders last spring, planted and grew these beautiful flowers from seed? Thank you so much, Susan Gittinger, for all of your hard work planting, watering and tending to our front garden all summer.  Thanks also to all of our volunteers for watering ...

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Thank you to the Girl Scouts!

Posted on August 27, 2021 in: General News

Thank you to the Girl Scouts!
Last spring, sophomore Grace Flynn and her Girl Scout Troop (all former Holy Cross students) completed their Silver Award by building us a Gaga Pit for the playground. Thank you so much! Our students LOVE playing Gaga Ball at recess every day!

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Saturday is School Cleanup Day

Posted on August 11, 2021 in: General News

Saturday is School Cleanup Day
Hello! We still need help at School Clean Up Day this Saturday. Some of us will be working inside as well. Please join us! Sign Up to help HERE!

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Thank you!

Posted on July 25, 2021 in: General News

Thank you!
Huge shout-out to our amazing dads for enduring the heat today to prepare the preschool playground for its new home. Thank you for all you do for our school! #hcstrong #fathersclub #thankyou

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Creating our Makerspace/Library & need your help!
We are knocking out a wall in the Library and need your help! Please contact Anne Anderson, aanderson@holycrosscatholicschool.com if you can help during any of these shifts: July 26, 27, & 28:  6-8pm  Moving books & moving shelving. Thank you so much for any time you can spar...

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2021-22 Calendar at a Glance

Posted on July 02, 2021 in: General News

2021-22 Calendar at a Glance
2021- 2022 Calendar at a Glance August 9th Sign-Up Day August 18th First day of school/Noon Dismissal September 6th No School/Labor Day October 8th No School/SOF/Golf Tournament October 11th No School/STREAM: Teachers October 20th Conferences (5:00pm – 8:00pm) October 21st...

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Land's End Uniform Sale

Posted on July 01, 2021 in: General News

Land's End Uniform Sale
Holy Cross is school # is 900142464

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Where in the World are the HC Students?
Hey Hornets! We miss you but hope you're having a fun summer! Show us what you have been up to and all the new places you are exploring.  This is all you need to do: 1. Take a picture of yourself somewhere new, wearing your Holy Cross Spirit Wear. It could be near, far, or at a Mass o...

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Summer Office Hours

Posted on June 25, 2021 in: General News

Summer Office Hours
Please note the school office will be open this summer Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 am - 12:30 pm.

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Uniform Sale!

Posted on June 09, 2021 in: General News

Look! We are in The Leaven!

Posted on June 05, 2021 in: General News

Look! We are in The Leaven!
8th Grade Broadcast Reaches Students in School and at Home

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The Leaven

Washington DC Trip

Posted on May 27, 2021 in: General News

Washington DC Trip
We've arrived safely in DC, finally!  After moving our trip from April 2020 to May 2021, 7th & 8th graders are so excited to be visiting our nation's capital. Our first day was packed with visiting the memorials, the Bible Museum and watching President Biden's helicopter ar...

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Last Day of School!

Posted on May 27, 2021 in: General News

Last Day of School!
Have a great summer, Hornets! Be the Light in the summer sun!

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Extended! School Supply Sale 2021-22
Hey Parents! We know you’ve got a lot on our plate right now. Make things a little easier to get prepared for next year. Order your 2021-22 school supplies today. You can order online OR print and use the paper flyer attached below. Just click and order an EPI pack today. Your s...

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We LOVE our School Nurses!

Posted on May 12, 2021 in: General News

We LOVE our School Nurses!
   

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From the desk of Mrs. Obershaw
THIS YEAR’S F.I.T. CLUB MEMBERS 25 MILE CLUB:  Anna Mentzer          100 MILE CLUB:  Isaac Dixon (125), Joey Erwin, Jamie Erwin, Ms. Anderson (125) 200 MILE CLUB:  Hunter Dixon (225), Mrs.Obershaw 300 MILE CLUB:  Finley Kovar (...

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Thank you!

Posted on May 10, 2021 in: General News

Thank you!
"What a great week to be a staff member at Holy Cross! The red carpet was rolled out for us this week. We had delicious lunches, chocolates, flowers, special posters, and the kindest notes from the best community in Overland Park, actually the best in the whole state of Kansas! If there was ...

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May Crowning

Posted on May 06, 2021 in: General News

May Crowning
Our Holy Cross 8th graders honored our Mother Mary with May Crowing on Monday, May 3.     

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Screen Free Week 2021

Posted on May 03, 2021 in: General News

Screen Free Week 2021
Holy Cross is celebrating @Screen-Free Week (May 3 – 9), the annual celebration where children, families, schools, and communities around the world swap digital entertainment for the joys of life beyond the screen. @Screen-Free Week is a fun way to reduce dependence on television, video games,...

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Amazon Smile App

Posted on April 24, 2021 in: General News

Amazon Smile App
Want to help make a difference while you shop in the Amazon app, at no extra cost to you? Simply follow the instructions below to select "Catholic Church of the Holy Cross" as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. They'll donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchas...

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April Hornet Happenings!

Posted on April 16, 2021 in: General News

April Hornet Happenings!
Please note! Friday, April 30 is a noon dismissal day (snow day make-up).

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From the desk of Mrs. Obershaw

Posted on April 16, 2021 in: General News

From the desk of Mrs. Obershaw
NEW F.I.T. CLUB MEMBERS 25 MILE CLUB:  Anna Mentzer   50 MILE CLUB:  Jamie Erwin, Joey Erwin, Ms. Anderson          100 MILE CLUB:  Mrs. Obershaw (175) 200 MILE CLUB:  Hunter Dixon (225) 300 MILE CLUB:  Finley Kovar ...

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8th grade Confirmation

Posted on April 09, 2021 in: General News

8th grade Confirmation
Congratulations to our 8th graders upon receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation Thursday night. You are a Child of God and faith, and you are loved.  

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Join the Kinder Crew!

Posted on April 04, 2021 in: General News

Join the Kinder Crew!
Copy of Come Join our Crew 5.5in by sbridges27

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FULL DAY TK!

Posted on April 03, 2021 in: General News

HC Broadcasters visit STA's HALO!
Our Holy Cross Broadcast Team was invited to visit STA's Broadcast Team, HALO, this week! 8th graders Allie, Abril, Cooper, Erin and Evie had a chance to record in the HALO studio, build a telelprompter and come home with some STA merch. Our students had a such a great time and are ready to...

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LEGOS Needed

Posted on March 18, 2021 in: General News

LEGOS Needed
Friends of Holy Cross, Are you cleaning out some extra toys? If you have some LEGO bricks or baseplates you no longer need, please send them to school for us to use in our Makerspace! I've been putting together some Build It Binders to use with classes and am planning to construct a...

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TONIGHT!  Free WEBINAR: Spoiled Right!
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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Lenten Dinners

Posted on March 06, 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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Last DAY for Early Bird Enrollment

Posted on February 26, 2021 in: General News

Last DAY for Early Bird Enrollment
Today is the LAST DAY to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount! Be sure to include your registration payment with your forms.    

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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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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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NO SCHOOL WEDNESDAY 2/17

Posted on February 16, 2021 in: General News

NO SCHOOL WEDNESDAY 2/17
Holy Cross will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 17.  We were not expecting consecutive snow days. Due to the lack of time for teachers to prepare, we will NOT conduct a remote learning model tomorrow. We will make a determination at a later date on how to make up this day. Thank y...

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NO SCHOOL TUESDAY 2/16

Posted on February 15, 2021 in: General News

NO SCHOOL TUESDAY 2/16
Due to Wind Chill conditions being at an incredibly unique level with life-threatening concerns, there will be NO SCHOOL on Tuesday, February 16.  Frostbite can set in within 5-10 minutes. Accumulating snow and dangerous roads are also a concern.  This is our last snow day witho...

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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

Go Chiefs!

Posted on February 05, 2021 in: General News

HC loves the CHIEFS!

Posted on February 05, 2021 in: General News

February Hornet Happenings

Posted on January 29, 2021 in: General News

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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Thursday is $1 Chiefs Day

Posted on January 13, 2021 in: General News

Thursday is $1 Chiefs Day
Our 8th graders are working hard to plan creatively for Catholic Schools Week, February 1-5, 2021. Tomorrow, January 14, students can bring in $1 for a Chiefs full out of uniform day. Proceeds will go to supplies and decorations for Catholic Schools Week. Go Chiefs!

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Happy New Year!

Posted on December 30, 2020 in: General News

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

December Hornet Happenings

Posted on December 12, 2020 in: General News

Enflame Our Homes

Posted on December 02, 2020 in: General News

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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Red Bag Thank YOU

Posted on November 12, 2020 in: General News

Honoring our Veterans

Posted on November 06, 2020 in: General News

Honoring our Veterans
Ms. Holliday is creating a Veteran's Day presentation to be shown after mass on November 11th, 2020. Email her the following information to have loved ones included. HC Family Name Veteran's Name and relationship to HC students: Picture (optional) What branch did they serve in...

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NEED pictures for our All Souls' Day Mass
We want to honor our deceased loved ones with a slideshow for Monday's mass. Please send a photo to Sra. Growney, agrowney@holycrosscatholicschool.com, by Sunday to be included. Make sure to name the photo with your child's name and relation., i.e. Megan's Aunt Sally.

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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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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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Feast of St. Francis

Posted on October 02, 2020 in: General News

Don't forget! School picture day!

Posted on September 29, 2020 in: General News

Don't forget! School picture day!
Friday is school picture day! Be sure to turn in picture money on THURSDAY.  It is an out of uniform day for students.  Remote learners will have their pictures taken on RETAKE DAY, November 10th, 8:30-9:30am.  

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Red Monday!

Posted on September 25, 2020 in: General News

Red Monday!
Monday, September 28th Students can wear red, yellow, or white shirts with their uniform bottoms/jumpers. Go Chiefs!  

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1st -8th grades Back to School Night

Posted on September 10, 2020 in: General News

1st -8th grades Back to School Night
  Back to School Night (virtual) 1st-8th grades Thursday, September 17th 2 virtual meet sessions, 7:00 - 7:15 p.m. and 7:20 - 7:35 p.m. More info & Meet links forthcoming from your child's teachers.  

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Mom's Club Back to School HAPPY HOUR

Posted on September 10, 2020 in: General News

Mom's Club Back to School HAPPY HOUR
Please join us for Mom's Club Back to School Happy Hour! Friday, September 18th, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Strang Hall Courtyard 7313 W. 80th Street Downtown Overland Park   Bring a chair and let's celebrate the start of a new school year!

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Monday is Chipotle Night!

Posted on September 09, 2020 in: General News

Monday is Chipotle Night!
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Holy Cross Catholic School. Come in to the Chipotle at 6879 W. 91st Street, Overland Park, KS on Monday, September 14th between 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.. Show this flyer on your smartphone or tell the cashier you're supporting the...

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Hornet Happenings

Posted on August 31, 2020 in: General News

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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Holy Cross Happenings: Catholic Schools Week!
Catholic Schools Week Catholic Schools Week is this week and we are asking students to bring canned goods to donate. Please send as many canned goods as you can with your student to school this week for a chance to put an ice cream sundae on their teacher. Our goal is collect at least 500 cans of...

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Celebration Volunteers Are Still Needed!
Celebration is the Holy Cross community’s biggest fundraiser of the year and if you are looking for ways to donate your time, talent or treasure to help this event be a success, there are still plenty of options. There is still time to donate items and even a little elbow grease as there ...

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Movie Night and Golf Tournament!

Posted on August 24, 2020 in: General News

Movie Night and Golf Tournament!
Come out to the PTO Movie Night at Holy Cross this evening for a screening of Disney’s Zootopia! The weather looks to be perfect so bring your chairs, snacks and drinks and check out a good family movie under the stars! Please Bring To Donate: • Canned Dog/Cat Food • Soft Dog/...

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