Holy Cross Thunderbolt Newsletter

October 27, 2021

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Lord, empty me of “me” that I might be a vessel fit for the Master’s use to pour out to others as You pour into me.

In Your Holy Name,


On The Calendar

10/27 - Trunk or Treat

10/28 - Halloween/Orange/Black Dress Down Day

10/28 - Early Dismissal at 11:30

10/28 - Virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences PM

10/29 - No School

11/1 - 5th Grade Saint Presentation after 8 AM Mass

11/6 - 8th Gr Booyah Sale

11/9 - NDA Shadow Day (Rescheduled) for 8th Graders

11/10 - Vocations Day - for 8th Graders @ SJB

11/12 - Packer Dress Day

11/19 - Early Dismissal (11:30)

11/23 - Crazy Coupon Day for 8th Gr. Fundraiser

11/24 - Packer Dress Day

11/24 - Early Dismissal (11:30)

11/25-11/26 - No School - Happy Thanksgiving

11/28 - First Day of Advent

Dress Code Reminder

As noted in our Holy Cross Dress Code Policy:

Capris, shorts and skirts without tights/leggings may be worn in August, September, October and April, May and June.

Beginning November 1, students are no longer allowed to wear shorts, capris and skirts/jumpers/dresses without leggings until April 1, 2022.

Halloween Dress

Tomorrow, Thursday (10/28), students and staff are invited to dress in a Halloween/Black/Orange top with appropriate dress-down bottoms. Please refer to the Dress Code Policy for reference.

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone to make our Annual Auction For Education successful! Everyone played a part by:

  • purchasing entrance tickets and raffle tickets
  • donating items or monetary amounts
  • volunteering your time to prepare, set up, run and clean up
  • bidding on items
  • joining together to celebrate our school with new and old friends

Don't Forget To Log Your TSF Hours

Please remember to log your volunteer time that counts toward your TSF Hour obligation as outlined in your Tuition Agreement. You can log your hours here:


This form can always be accessed on our Holy Cross Website at:


HCS Student Council 2021-22

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Congratulations to the following students who wrote and submitted their proposal to be considered as a Holy Cross Student Council Officer. These proposals were anonymously shared with HCS Staff and faculty then voted for each vacancy.

The following students will represent Holy Cross Student Council:

President - Reagan DeGroot

Vice President - Graham Russel

Secretary - Lucy DeGroot

Treasurer - Evie Peterson

Members At Large - Briana Flores, Andrew Briski (not pictured), Elizabeth Bieda, Annie Mildenberg, Dottie Hearn, Lyla Browne, Julia Van Egeren, and Calli Host

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The Polar Express Event For Kids

The 8th Grade Class will be hosting a fun event for students

Mark your calendars for: Saturday, December 11th from 4:00-8:00 pm

This event will be filled with games, pizza, movies, and more !!

Watch for additional details and how to reserve a seat on the HCS Polar Express for your child.

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Golden Apple Nomination Reminder

Please nominate a teacher or a team of teachers from your school by the end of the day on Friday, October 29, 2021.

Below are links to a Golden Apple Awards Program video that highlights the crucial role teachers play in our children’s lives and asks students to think about how their teachers help them grow as well as links to nominations forms. Please take a moment to share this information with your school and business community.

· Golden Apple Introduction video presented by WLUK Fox 11: https://youtu.be/dmaUTvq7RW0

· Golden Apple Online Interactive Nomination Forms

HCS Winter Spirit Wear Sale

Get new and popular Spirit Wear Items - just in time for Christmas Gifts!

*The Fleece Jackets can be worn EVERYDAY all year long!*

All online orders are due by November 7, 2021.

Items will be delivered to school or shipped to your home the week of December 6, 2021.

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Keeping Us Safe Together And Reducing The Spread

Please remember that if your child is exhibiting any symptoms related to COVID-19, including sniffles, cough, stomach ache, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. he/she should stay home. We ask that those who are ill with any COVID symptoms consider testing by a recognized medical provider regardless of the individual's vaccine status prior to his/her return. This has helped us to minimize the spread of the virus here at Holy Cross. Short-term quarantines are proving effective in reducing the spread as well. We are committed to a frequent review of our Holy Cross COVID Site Plan and will make adjustments as necessary. Thank you for your cooperation and diligence!

8th Grade Thankful Tree

Kinder/Eighth Grade Buddies

Pre School Halloween Fun

Our School's October Friendzy Theme

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Mrs. Maddy and Mrs. Rasmussen Ready For Halloween

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