November 10, 2022
- NOV 10 -HALF DAY dismissal at 11:00 - Parent/teacher conference in the PM
- NOV 11 - NO SCHOOL - Parent/teacher conferences (sign-up info below)
- NOV 11 - NO GOLF CLUB
- NOV 15 - PTO meeting via Zoom
- NOV 18 - All school Thanksgiving feast (scroll down for all the details)
- NOV 19 and DEC 3rd - AOD HS placement test at CMC - (see email sent to 8th grade families)
- NOV 23, 24 & 25 - NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Break
- DEC 13 - Christmas Program, mark your calendars
- DEC 19 - JAN 2 - NO SCHOOL (classes resume on Tuesday, Jan 3rd)
PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES - NOV. 10TH AND 11TH
SCRIP OFFICE CLOSED - NOV 25TH - DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING
PAY TO PLAY
8TH GRADE FAMILIES - SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
One of the CHSL sponsors, Alliance Catholic Credit Union, in conjunction with their foundation, Alliance Catholic Foundation, is currently running their 7th Annual Live It. Show It. Share It. Scholarship Contest for students who will be attending a Catholic League high school in the 2023-2024 academic year.
They are giving away a total of $20,000 in scholarships. Details about the contest can be found at https://bit.ly/7thLISISI. The attached PDF contains information on the scholarship program and can be shared with students and families.
Ten (10) students will be awarded scholarships. One will receive a Grand Prize of $6,000, one $4,500, one $2,500 and seven will be awarded $1,000 toward their Catholic high school tuition for the 2023-24 academic year.
See flyer attached to the newsletter email. Submissions due by Dec. 4th.
GOT THE MUNCHIES?
BOOK FAIR IS HERE!
It will be open Thursday 7:30AM-3:30 PM and during Parent Teacher Conferences on Thursday evening and all day Friday.
ALL SCHOOL THANKSGIVING!!
Parents, Holy Cross is thrilled to once again host our traditional Thanksgiving Feast! It is a wonderful time to come together as a “school family” and celebrate all we are grateful for.
This special luncheon would not be possible without all your generosity. As in previous years, each student is asked to bring in the following, based on the grade they are in:
Please bring by Tue, Nov 15.
Preschool: 3 cans of corn
K - 4 sticks of butter each
1st: gallon of milk
2nd: case of water
3rd: three cans of green beans
4th: one 36-pack of Rhodes frozen dinner rolls
5th: (boys) 26 ounce Hungry Jack mashed potatoes /(girls) 3 sticks of butter
6th: see Mrs. Wade for more info
7th: package of cookies
8th: see Mrs. Johnson for more info
We will also need a team of volunteers to help prep, serve and clean. Please see the following sign-up-genius link to register:
Please contact Adrienne Meldrum with any questions - Adrienne.Meldrum@gmail.com.
OLD NEWSBOYS HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS PARADE
Float decorating will take place on Nov 22nd immediately after school at 3:00pm in front of Holy Cross.
We will be collecting non-Halloween-labeled candy to pass out at the parade also: Candy donations should be in sealed containers/Ziploc bags and turned into the school office by Nov 21st.
Please contact Melisa at 810-650-8395 or firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
NEW THIS WEEK! - Interested in Drama Club? Check out our flyer HERE!
Interested in what PTO is up to and what events to mark on your calendars? Check out the “PTO Particulars” flyer attached to the newsletter email.
Next PTO meeting is Nov 15th @ 7:30am via Zoom. Join us! Just let Sunni know your email so she can get you the Zoom dial in codes. email@example.com
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. NOTE: SCRIP OFFICE CLOSED DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING, NOV 25th. You can also leave messages on the school phone or via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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