Holy Cross Thunderbolt Newsletter
November 24, 2021
Holy Cross Catholic School guides each student in developing academic, emotional and physical excellence while spreading the Gospel message as Jesus did, since 1868.
A Heart Of Thankfulness
I have gotten to know a number of souls in the past few years who live day to day through situations and relationships I can't even begin to understand. Their hearts and minds carry burdens that I can't even fathom because, in all honesty, I have led a fairly charmed life.
There have been bumps and even valleys along the way, some unfortunate choices, and some regrets too. However, through it all, I knew, without question, that I was loved and forgiven and accepted.
Some people have never known that security. They don't have "their people" who they can say with absolute certainty will always love them and stand by them as long as they are able. They don't know, without a doubt, that there is a God who loves them and will never leave them because no one in their life has modeled a love like that.
It's because of them - that thankfulness takes on a new meaning this year. I need to tell them and others exactly what I am thankful for and share how God's hand affects every good thing in my life. Because I can't guarantee them that their family or friends will always be there, I can guarantee them that there is a Savior who loves them and will never let them go. And we, as Believers, can help introduce them to Him.
Help me take time this Thanksgiving to be still, thoughtfully consider all you’ve done in my life, and praise you for the good things as well as the hard things. Give me courage, wisdom, opportunity, and the words to share you with someone who needs you as much as I do. Thank you for loving me, forgiving me, and never letting me go.
On The Calendar
11/25-11/26 - No School - Happy Thanksgiving
11/28 - First Day of Advent
12/1 - Advent Penance Service (grades 2-8) at 1:00
12/3 - Walk A Thon for Water for South Sudan
12/7 - Parents' Second Cup
12/7 - Grades 1-5 to NDA Elementary Christmas Program
12/9 - SAC Dress Down Day
12/10 - Packer Dress Day
12/10 - Holy Cross Cookie Walk - Parish Center
12/11 - Polar Express 8th Grade Fundraiser
12/13-12/14 - FAST Sponsored Gingerbread House
12/16 - HCS Christmas Concert
12/17 - Adoration Following Mass
12/23 - Early Dismissal (11:30)
12/24 to 1/2/22 - Christmas Break
To Our Phenomenal Faculty From Our Outstanding Students:
Walk A Thon For Water For South Sudan
Would You Drink This Water?
Student Ambassadors For Clean Drinking Water
Reach out to your child's teacher or the school office to make a donation for our cause.
2022 Catholic Schools Week TShirts Available
HCS Library Receives Meemic Foundation Teacher's Discovery Grant
Keeping Us Safe Together And Reducing The Spread - Please Note Changes To HCS COVID Site Plan:
Holy Cross COVID Site Plan + 90 Days
Individuals must be tested on day 5 or 6 of quarantine, be symptom-free, and prove a negative test result to return on day 7 of quarantine.