CRUSADER NEWS THAT YOU CAN USE....

March 15, 2019

Meetings to explain the new payment program through Facts Management

We will hold two meetings on Thursday, March 21st.


There will be an explanation of the new payment process for the 2019-20 school year and an opportunity for questions and answers.


Someone will be available to answer questions in Creole and Spanish if necessary.


If you have any questions or do not understand, please come to one of the meetings on

Thursday, March 21st at 9AM or 5:30PM

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AS WELL AS OUR FAMILIES


You must have access to your Renweb account to re-enroll your child.

You will login to www.renweb.com and log into your own Renweb account.


IF YOU NEED HELP, PLEASE ASK IN THE BUSINESS OFFICE! THEY ARE HAPPY TO HELP.


Limited space is available in each class. All re-enrollments are completed online.


Here is the link to Re-Enrollment information.We have heard that some parents had difficulty using the APP, yet some were able to without any issue. So, if the APP does not work for you it may have something to do with your particular phone or carrier. In that case, please use a desktop computer. It is easier on the computer regardless.



RE-ENROLLMENT INFORMATION

You can also pick up a printed copy of the registration information in the school office.


We encourage you to take advantage of our Referral program and recommend our school to your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers. For more information, please contact the business office. We are especially interested in referrals to our K5 and VPK classes this year.



Have a great week,

Mrs. Mackey

RAFFLE!

We are having a great raffle! The flyer below was sent home with your child. Please support us by buying tickets to this raffle. All proceeds benefit the bus fund.

Another great article to read....

This article is very near and dear to my heart, because I have been talking to parents about the danger of social media for children and teens for many years. I have personally witnessed the damage that social media, chat rooms, etc can do and I also know that kids as young as 9 or 10 have a great deal of online freedom. Parents, you must know as much if not more than your kids about technology and you must know what your children are doing when they are on their tablets, a smart phone or even a desktop computers. Online video games that are interactive with others also open your child up to meeting some very bad people.


Click to read please


https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna982526

COMING SOON!!!

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Family Enrichment Program

An 8 Week Family Enrichment Program will begin on Monday, April 1st.


This will be open to the first 15 families who enroll.


There is a nominal fee of $20 to help offset the cost of the 8 weeks worth of meals that are provided (Yes, you don't have to cook dinner on Monday night for 8 weeks).


Print the form that is included at the bottom of this newsletter, or pick one up in the school office.

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I-Ready and IXL

We had a brief outage of IXL but it has been restored for 4th thru 8th grade. We will be purchasing a separate program for K thru 3rd grade.


Students should be using both the I-Ready (Reading) and IXL (Math) at least 45 minutes per week. We just finished the 2nd assessment period and there is a definite connection between the number of minutes per week spent on the program and the improvement that is evident based on the scores. And, they have to be quality minutes when the student is actually focusing and trying to work on this, not just mindlessly sitting in front of the screen.


Please make sure that your child is doing the required number of minutes. They do have some time at school but it really is something to be worked on at home. We all know that kids waste at least an hour and half a week on mindless things like video gaming and television. 45 minutes per week in math and in reading on the computer is really not excessive.


If you have any questions, please see your child's teacher.

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Join us for worship on Wednesday evenings during Lent

All are invited to join us for worship every Wednesday at 7:15PM

Some sights this week at Holy Cross

2nd Grade Volcanos

What a volcano!

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Visit from the Colgate Dental Truck

Dental Truck , 1st Grade learning about the lifecycle of a butterfly, PK3 Dr. Seuss Day

8th Grade ISSF Star Students

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K5 Youth Fair Projects

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Background check authorization

Below is the link. You cannot chaperone or otherwise interact with our students unless you complete the background check. Recently we had a parent insist that they had filled out the form and turned it in to the school office and could not understand why it had not gone through. There is no form to complete in the school office. This is a very simple form that parents complete from the privacy of your home or office.


http://www.holycrossnorthmiami.org/schools-background-check-authorization

A special birthday...

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WHAT'S COMING UP?

18 Wear green shirt to school with uniform bottoms in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

20 5th grade trip to Epcot

22 All school chapel and awards

22 End of 3rd quarter

22 Early Release


Looking way ahead...

Spring Break is March 23 thru March 31st.


April 1: Family Enrichment Program begins

April 2: Report Card Night

April 6: Trivia Night (with babysitting available)

https://youtu.be/EsdfMCGlQgA

Newly updated Calendar and lunch menu are below

How to Contact Us:

Holy Cross Lutheran School

650 NE 135th St.

North Miami, Fl. 33161

School 305 893 0851

Church 305 893 0371


www.holycrossnorthmiami.org


Office emails:

Sherri Mackey smackey@holycross-nm.org

Marluys Sejba msejba@holycross-nm.org

Natalia Escobar nescobar@holycross-nm.org

Soraya Trujillo strujillo@holycross-nm.org

Roslyn Noel rnoel@holycross-nm.org

Lisette Rogers lrogers@holycross-nm.org

Marie Innocent minnocent@holycross-nm.org


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