Academics

As an AdvancEd Accredited school in 2017 Holy Cross offers strong academics in the areas of Preschool through 8th grade. Our values of Hospitality, Faith in Action, and Inclusiveness directly begin in the classroom. With a deep history in the community, Holy Cross is set apart from other schools within the Archdiocese by our heritage, our diversity, and our advanced learning.

History

Establish by the Sisters of Mercy in 1936, Holy Cross has been a part of multiple generations of many families that have attended. Our history of faith-based education continues to guide Holy Cross to reach new heights of academic success.

Diversity

As a family, we welcome and encourage diversity. Our culture, ethnic, and economic diversity forms a strong familial support system for Holy Cross to flourish. Academically, students are provided a diverse curriculum and  have the opportunity to study Spanish with classes offered multiple times per week. 

Advanced Learning Techniques

In all grade levels, Holy Cross strives for academic excellence, incorporating new techniques to keep students engaged. We are proud to offer a "Transitional Kindergarten" Program that ensures students are ready for Kindergaren. Technology incorporation is another key initiative, including iPads, chromebooks, STEM, and coding robots. Our interactive classrooms provide new learning possibilities to our students.

Holy Cross is an AdvancED accredited school, offering a standardized educational curriculum that is above many other school's standards in the area.

Special Classes At Holy Cross

Visual Arts

The visual arts program follows the Discipline Based Art Education incorporating history, creativity, aesthetics, and art criticism to create a well rounded art education. Our art room is self-suffcient through funds raised during the annual Square 1 Art.

Music

Twice a week, students from all grades attend music classes. In addition to vocal music, students also study recorder, keyboard, and guitar. Once a year students showcase what they have learned for family and friends.

Physical Education

Twice a week students participate in PE class. Students participate in a wide range of activities that are both healthy and fun in addition to learning valuable skills such as team work and coordination.

Spanish

Kindergarten through 8th grade students are offered Spanish. Students learn vocabulary, grammar, and how to conjugate verbs. This class is intended to provide a knowledge base so they can successfully participate in High School Language.

Library & Media

Students in kindergarten through eighth grade have a scheduled weekly library period. During this time they learn library skills along with integrating technology and STEM activities.

Extracurriculars

Students have the opportunity to be involved in activities such as sports, art club, science bowl, math club, wits clash, readers quiz bowl, scouts, student congress, garden club, robotics and youth group.

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