Holy Cross Catholic School
8/3/17, Back to School Information
We are excited to introduce to you the first Holy Cross Happenings email news through Flocknote!
BACK TO SCHOOL INFORMATION
Attached is information for Back to School events, school supply lists, dress code requirements, and school calendar. As always, feel free to call the school at
if you have any questions or need additional information. Enjoy the rest of your summer break!
Back to School Events Letter
2017-18 School Calendar
School Uniform Policy
School Supply List
2017-18 Application For Educational Benefits Packet
SCHOOL LUNCH & MILK PROGRAM SIGN-UP
If you are interested in the hot lunch and/or milk program for your child, please follow the link to register:
AFTER SCHOOL CARE REGISTRATION
After School Care registration is needed if you need regularly scheduled care OR drop-in (occasional) care.
Please follow the link to register online.
Holy Cross families’ names, email addresses, and/or cell phone numbers have been transferred into Flocknote.
Holy Cross's Flocknote Account is within the
LNMV Tri Parish
Flocknote will replace group emails such as the Thursday Folder, class emails, staff emails, committee emails, etc. and give you the option of how you would like to receive communication from Holy Cross whether it be by emails or texts.
You have been added to the all school Holy Cross Group so that you will receive communication such as the Thursday Folder. You have also be added to the Classroom Group for each of your children so you may receive communication from your child's teacher.
If you would like to learn more about Flocknote, please visit their website:
FAMILY FUN NIGHT AT HOLY CROSS!
No need to make supper, food trucks are coming to Holy Cross on Thursday, August 10, from 4 - 7 p.m.!
Come join us for a family fun night. Try your chance at a scavenger hunt or a trip down the big inflatable slide and reward yourself with a free ice cream treat!
Along with the food trucks will be a fire truck, police car, ambulance, and tractor. Wow!
Everyone is welcome! Bring a friend!
EARN TUITION CREDIT WITH SCRIP
The "Shop with Scrip" program is continuing! Next order deadline
Thursday, August 3
. It’s easy to put money toward your tuition cost by using gift cards ordered through our school. Anyone can order through us and help your family. Learn more by visiting our school website:
A display with more information will be available at the Family Fun Night on August 10th.
Contact Amy Lemke in the office with any questions,
Band lessons are open to all students in Grades 4 – 8 who are interested in learning a band instrument! These lessons will be offered during the school day on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Please join us for an informational parent meeting on Tuesday, September 12, at 6:30 p.m.
Attention Boys and Girls Entering Grades 5-9
Want to have loads of fun before summer is over?
Sunday 4-8 pm, August 20
Monday 4-8 pm, August 21
Tuesday 4-8 pm, August 22
Cost $50, Make checks payable to Holy Cross Catholic School
Sign up with Mrs. Mikel via
for the 2nd Annual Holy Cross Basketball Camp. The permission form is attached to this email.
Basket Ball Camp Permission Form
LONSDALE PARADE AUGUST 12
Calling all Holy Cross Families, Staff, Friends, and Alums...Holy Cross will be in the parade in Lonsdale on August 12 and we need you to help us represent our beautiful school!
All the work is done, all you need to do is show up. Please come in your uniform or logo wear and join us. Please consider this opportunity to show our community how joyful, faithful, and successful we are!
Summer parades and church festivals are important community events, and Holy Cross Catholic School is a visible participant. Volunteers are needed to walk in parades and host a table at the parish festivals. We hope you can join us. Please sign up to share your school spirit at:
CATECHESIS OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD
We are excited to let you know that “Catechesis of the Good Shepherd” (CGS) is coming to Holy Cross this fall! In preparing to open this program to our preschool and kindergarten students, we have found we need help in a couple of ways. If you are interested in helping us with anything on the list below, please contact the school office for more details.
We need someone to:
o Construct and finish a room divider, approximately 3-4feet tall x 8 feet long
o Help finish (stain & varnish) the new furnishings
o Help paint some of the manipulative equipment ( reliefmaps, figures, etc.)
o Become a CGS classroom assistant
o Become a CGS lead instructor
Thank you for any help you might be able to give.
STUDENT SUMMER READING REQUIREMENTS
Please follow this link regarding student summer reading requirements.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Aug 6............Immaculate Conception Parish Bazaar, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Aug 12..........Lonsdale Parade
Aug 10..........Family Fun Night at Holy Cross, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Aug 20..........Most Holy Trinity Ho-Down, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Aug 28 – 31..PreK – 4 Assessments and meet your teachers. Choose your appointment time through SignUp Genius,
Aug 30..........Grades 5 – 8, Meet your teachers, 3 – 6:00 p.m.
Technology Night presentation, 6:30 p.m. Mandatory for Grades 5 & 6, optional
for Grade 7 & 8
Sep 5............First day of school
Sep 6............Parent information night, 6:30 p.m.
Sep 12..........Band Lesson information night, 6:30 p.m.
Stay updated with the happenings at our school!
Sent by Karen Johnson on Thursday, August 3 at 4:14PM