January 19, 2023
- JAN 29th-Feb 4th - Catholic Schools Week
- FEB 8th - Donuts with Dad
- FEB 11th - Academic Olympics @ Holy Cross
- FEB 13th-16th - Camp for 5th-8th graders
- FEB 17th-21st - Mid-winter break - students return on Wed. Feb 22nd
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St. John Bosco Prayer Initiative - January 29-February 4, 2023
Would you please help us reach the goal of engaging hundreds of intercessors to pray for youth and those who minister with them in the Archdiocese of Detroit? You can help us spread the word by inviting 50 people from your parish community and family! ! Learn more and sign up at boscoprayer.org.
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK * JAN 29TH - FEB 4TH
Catholic Schools Week line up- Monday, Jan. 30-Friday, Feb. 3
Monday - Sports/College Day - Students may wear their favorite sports or team/college colors with appropriate sayings or logos. It is dress down- jeans (no rips or tears),athletic/sweatpants or leggings (with appropriate length top)
Tuesday - Crayon Day - Wear clothes all the same color (exception for shoes)
Wednesday - Country/Country Club Day - Choose what to dress in, country attire ( like a cowboy or girl/farm living) or stylish/fancy.
Thursday - Crazy Hair/Hat Day with gym uniform or blue and white. Pep Assembly in the gym at 2:00 pm.
Friday - Dress Up Day - Appropriate dress up clothing, as we will be going to church. No tennis shoes or crocs!! Ice Cream Social in the afternoon.
Penny Wars- During this week we will also be competing in class penny wars. The proceeds will benefit St. Jude’s Children's Hospital.
The class with the most points will win a dress down day, pizza party and a special recess.
The class with the most actual money will win a dress down day.
1,2,3,4 WE DECLARE A PENNY WAR!!
Each classroom has its own collection container. GAIN POINTS for your classroom by adding pennies and bills to your classroom’s collection bag. LOWER THE POINTS for the other classroom teams by adding silver coins to their collection bag. The classroom with the most points at the end of the week will win a free recess!
All proceeds go to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Theology of the Body (or TOB)
HOME PLATE 2023 - WITH THE DETROIT TIGERS - SIGN UP BY JANUARY 31ST!!
Please join us this year on June 10th for our annual Home Plate Detroit event!
This annual outing is a Christian outreach event that includes a baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the Arizona Diamondbacks, an on-field baseball clinic, and the athletes speaking about their careers in professional sports and their faith in Jesus Christ.
This year’s speakers are pitchers Matthew Boyd and Will Vest, outfielder Kerry Carpenter, retired Tiger Frank Tanana, and retired Detroit Lion Jason Hanson.
Last year’s event was a huge success. We had a great time participating in this community adventure sharing the day’s events, lots of laughs, and a great time making memories together!
For additional information on the program, visit www.HomePlateDetroit.org or review the attached. PLEASE SIGN UP BY JANUARY 31ST TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS! TICKET PRICE IS $35 EACH FOR PAVILLION SEATS.
52 Sundays for 2023
CAMP - FEB. 13th-16th
If for any reason you can no longer attend camp please let the office know ASAP. Thank you!
Interested in what PTO is up to and what events to mark on your calendars? Check out the “PTO Particulars” flyer HERE!
Next PTO meeting is Tuesday, February 7th at 6:30pm via Zoom. Join us! Just let Sunni know your email so she can get you the Zoom dial in codes. firstname.lastname@example.org
STAY IN THE KNOW
“Holy Cross Parent Group”
Here it is: https://www.facebook.com/groups/holycrossparentgroup
The group will serve as an online forum for parents / grandparents /guardians to:
· Ask questions;
· Share information (community events, sports tryouts, camps, educational opportunities, etc.);
· Donate items to each other (HC spirit wear, school supplies, etc.);
· Share PTO news and fundraiser information;
· Share other school news, internal pictures, newsletters, etc.;
· Showcase upcoming school events.
This will be a private group, and parents are invited to request admittance.
WAYS TO SUPPORT OUR SCHOOL
Amazon Smile: You can designate Holy Cross to receive credit from online shopping through Amazon Smile. We are registered in Amazon Smile as “Our Lady On the River Parish Marine City”
Box Tops for Education: Just a reminder about “how to” digitally save those little box tops….download the app, scan the receipt, and you’ve done it! For details on the new program, please go to: https://www.boxtops4education.com/newbtfe
Please do continue to clip and send in “Box Tops” with good expiration dates: they are very strict about dates, however, and expired “Box Tops” are not honored.
HELPFUL LINKS AND CONTACTS
LUNCH MENU :
Lunch menu - click here!
FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH APPLICATION:
Free/Reduced Lunch Application
SPIRIT WEAR - TP LOGOS:
PROTECTING GOD'S CHILDREN:
To find a session that fits your schedule, go to www.virtus.org and select “First Time Registrant.” Then choose “view list” of class sites, and choose “Detroit.” Scroll through to find your session, then go back to the top of that page to create your login.
The SCRIP office is open Fridays 7-9am and Mondays 5-6pm.
Not quite sure how SCRIP works?--call Tammi Walker at 810-531-3458
LUNCH SUPERVISOR SIGN UP:
BINGO SIGN-UP - WEDNESDAY:
Paul Burger at 734.837.5807