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Jr. Boys Basketball

January 24, 2023
​A big congratulations go​ out to the Junior Boys Basketball team for a series of big wins in the last few days. They won a very big tournament this weekend going 5-0 in all their games and defeated cross-town rival Frontenac 34-30 to take home the tournament championship. More importantly, they faced...

Food Bank Donations

January 23, 2023
Congratulations to the International Club for all their efforts with the Cultural Food Fair. It was a great success raising $405 for Kingston's food bank. Well done everybody!

Badminton

January 23, 2023
Senior Badminton practice this Tuesday January 24th at 7AM. Clothing orders are due by Wednesday January 25th.

Cultural Food Fair

January 22, 2023
Cultural Food Fair today (Monday) at lunch. Come out and sample food from different cultures. Support Kingston's Food bank.

Lost and Found

January 20, 2023
Students are reminded to check the lost and found as remaining items will be taken away at the end of semester 1.

Ski/Snowboarding Team Meeting

January 20, 2023
There will be a Ski/Snowboard team meeting today at the beginning of lunch in room 138. Please contact Mr.Healey on TEAMS if you can’t make it.

Nintendo Smash Club

January 20, 2023
Nintendo Smash club today at lunch.

Cultural Food Fair on Monday

January 19, 2023
Bring your loonies and toonies on Monday at lunch and sample food from all over the world. Food from Asia, North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa will be featured. Proceeds will be donated to Kingston's food bank.

Western University National Scholarship Program

January 18, 2023
Grade 12 students interested in applying to Western's National Scholarship Program must meet with Mrs. Cantarutti by January 31 at 8:30am to request the school nomination.

Ski Meet Cancelled

January 18, 2023
Due to the weather up north we are cancelling todays Ski trip. Please attend school if school busses are running in kingston.

Food Fair Postponed

January 17, 2023
Due to the uncertainty of the weather this week, the Cultural food fair is postponed to Monday at lunch. Tickets will be on sale at lunch in the foyer this week. Please bring your loonies and toonies to support our Food Bank.

Cafe Closed during exams

January 16, 2023
A reminder that the cafe kitchen will be closed on Jan 26 and 27th. It is also closed all week Jan 30- Feb 2.

Ski Team Meeting

January 15, 2023
Ski team meeting Tuesday at the beginning of lunch in room 138 to talk about location change. Please let Mr. Healey know if you can't make it to Wednesdays ski meet.

Grade 10 Civics and Careers course

January 13, 2023
Grade 10 students who do not have the Civics and Careers courses scheduled in their timetable should meet with their guidance counsellor. There is a Civics and Careers course available in semester 2 with limited spaces. Please see your guidance counsellor for more information.

Honour Roll certificates and pins

January 13, 2023
Students who acheived Honour Roll status are reminded to pick up their certificate and pin in Student Services.

BADMINTON

January 12, 2023
Badminton Schedule for next week: TUESDAY Jan. 17 - 7AM - SENIOR Boys and Girls and THURSDAY Jan. 19 - 7AM - JUNIOR Boys and Junior Girls. CLOTHING orders have been sent out via School Cash Online for Club/Team Shirts and Hoodies. ORDERS NEED TO BE PLACED ASAP. Check Teams for more...

International Food Fair

January 12, 2023
The International Club will be hosting an International Food Fair on Wednesday, January 18th at lunch in the foyer. Food samples from Europe, Asia, Africa, Canada, and the Caribbean will be sold. Tickets will be sold on Monday and Tuesday at lunch. $1/ticket to try a sample! Profits from this event will...

Novice Girls Volleyball

January 12, 2023
Congratulations to the Novice Girls Volleyball team who won a silver medal yesterday at the Napanee Tournament after going 6 and 0 in pool play. They lost the gold to a strong Frontenac squad.

Vocal Dance Showcase

January 11, 2023
Hey Crusaders! The senior vocal and dance classes would like to invite you to their showcase performance titled, "Here We Go Again!" Pull up on Wednesday January 18th at 6:30pm at HC for a night of awesome entertainment! We hope to see you there!

Smash Club

January 11, 2023
Nintendo Smash Club will resume Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre.

International Club

January 11, 2023
A reminder to international students that we will have a very important meeting today at lunch in the lecture theatre.

After School Math Help

January 10, 2023
After school math help for grade 9 and 10 students will continue every Tuesday after school from 2:45-4:00 PM until Jan 24th. Come to room 207 for help with homework, test review, exam review or any other math questions.

Job Opportunity

January 09, 2023
Kingston Honda is looking for a part-time receptionist on Fridays from 1-6 pm and Saturday from 9-3 pm. If interested, see Mrs Vella-Bowry in Student Services.

University and College applications

January 09, 2023
Grade 12 students interested in applying to Ontario Universities are reminded that applications are due on January 12. Students can pick up their access code in Student Services. Grade 12 students intersted in applying to Ontario Colleges are reminded that applications are due on February 1st, and an Ontario Education Number is...

COME JOIN TALKING HEADS!

January 09, 2023
Our Speaking/Debating club will begin this week! THURSDAYS: Room 136 AT LUNCH VERY relaxed, fun atmosphere. Come join us! Any questions, see Mrs. Holmes in room 117.

Novice Girls Volleyball

January 09, 2023
There will be a novice girls volleyball practice Monday and Tuesday at lunch.

Ski Team Meeting

January 08, 2023
Mandatory ski meeting Tuesday at the start of lunch in room 138.

Crusader Boys Hockey

December 21, 2022
The Crusader Boys hockey team head into Christmas break in first place with a 3-0 record with wins over Bayridge 11-4, Sydenham 7-0. HC defeated LaSalle 3-1 yesterday. Brad Wilson started the game with a goal and linemate Jack Johnson scored twice. Jamie Bales provided some key saves for the win.

Honour Roll certificates and pins

December 21, 2022
Students who achieved Honour Roll status are invited to drop by Student Services on Thursday, December 22 at lunch or in between periods to pick up their certificate and pin.  Certificates and pins will continue to be available for pick up in Student Services in January.

BADMINTON

December 20, 2022
The last Badminton Club practice of the year will happen this THURSDAY Dec. 22 at 7AM for all Junior and Senior players. Be sure to pay your Club fees or NO presents from Santa. Merry Christmas.

EcoTeam Meeting Wednesday

December 20, 2022
The EcoTeam will meet in the foyer at 10:50 on Wednesday to walk over to Mother Theresa for lunch. Please remember to bring a peanut free lunch.

Christmas Coffee House Performers

December 20, 2022
If you auditioned for Coffee House please check the Lecture Theatre door to confirm your spot for tomorrow night's event. If you've changed your mind and no longer want to perform, please let Mr. Stabile know by the end of the day (Tuesday)

Talking Heads Will Resume AFTER CHRISTMAS

December 19, 2022
Anyone who would like to be a part of our public speaking/debating club can join AFTER the holidays! More to come. Merry Christmas, everyone!

Ski Team

December 19, 2022
The ski meet on December 21st has been cancelled. Find out more on Tuesday at lunch in room 138.

Volunteer Opportunity with the City of Kingston

December 16, 2022
The City of Kingston Special Events Office is actively seeking out students who could volunteer on December 31, 2023 from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the INVISTA Centre during the annual New Year's Eve Celebration, K-Town Countdown. Contact Mrs. Cantarutti if interested.

Grad Photos

December 15, 2022
If you had grad photos booked for Friday, Dec 16th they will now be taken on Monday, Dec 19th at the same time.

Christmas Coffee House Auditions

December 12, 2022
Are you interested in performing at this year's Christmas Coffeehouse? Auditions are taking place this Wednesday and Thursday after school in the Lecture Theatre. Join the fun and spread the Christmas Feels with us :) Audition sign-up sheet is on the Lecture Theatre door!

International Club

December 12, 2022
International Club will resume this Thursday at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Nativity Exhibition

December 12, 2022
Anyone who volunteered to help with the nativity exhibition this Friday, please pick up a permission form from Mrs. Vella-Bowry in Student Services.

Smash Club

December 12, 2022
Smash Club will be Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Badminton

December 12, 2022
Junior BOYS and Senior BOYS Badminton is happening in the Gym Tuesday December 13 at 7AM. See you there!

Swim practice

December 11, 2022
Would all swim team members please pick up a permission form for Thursday's practice from Mrs. Johnson in room 110 at lunch.

Ski Team Meeting

December 11, 2022
Ski team meeting has been changed to Thursday at lunch in room 138. Dont forget to hand in your permission forms and pay through school cash online.

SHSM-ICT Trip to Toronto

December 08, 2022
Reminder to SHSM-ICT students to bring in your signed permission forms asap for our trip to Toronto next week.

BADMINTON

December 05, 2022
Junior Badminton continues Thursday December 8th at 7AM. Please make sure you pay your club fees ASAP.

Wrestling Practice Times, Forms and Meet Information

December 05, 2022
Practices will be at 2:45 this Tuesday and Thursday and we have a meet this Friday. If you can not attend Tuesday's practice please see Mr. Mignault in portable 310 at the end of lunch tomorrow to pick up persmission slips and for forms and payment information required to be on the...

Ski Team Meeting

December 05, 2022
There will be a ski team meeting Wednesday at the beginning of lunch in room 138. Dont forget to hand in your permission form and pay online.

Snow Much Fun/Holiday Market Volunteers

December 02, 2022
The City of Kingston is hosting a Snow Much Fun event being held December 9,10 and 11. Volunteers are needed to run their raffle table, greet people, and other various Christmas activities. If you are interested, pick up the application form in Student Services. The due date for the application is Monday,...

Smash Club Cancelled

December 01, 2022
Due to the costumes in the lecture theatre, Smash club will be canceled today and next week.

SHSM ICT Meeting

November 30, 2022
There will be a brief meeting on Thurs. Dec 1st for SHSM-ICT members at 11:10am in room 218. Permission forms for our upcoming trip to Toronto will be handed out.

Be Good. Play BAD!

November 30, 2022
Senior Badminton continues Tuesday Dec. 6th at 7AM. Please be sure to pay your club fees ASAP.

Novice Girls Volleyball

November 28, 2022
Any grade 9 or 10 girls who are interested in playing on the novice girls volleyball team should come to a meeting in the gym at lunch on Wednesday. If you have any questions please see Ms Dixon or Ms Brown in the gym.

Wrestling Practice Times This Week

November 28, 2022
Practices will be Tuesday at 7:20 a.m. and Thursday at 2:45. Please fill in this Microsoft forms link https://forms.office.com/r/hq6dhKjsXA if you haven't already done so

Ski Team Meeting

November 28, 2022
Ski Team Meeting at the beginning of lunch on Tuesday in room 138. Pop by and pick up your permission form for this year's ski season. New members are welcome!

Girls Hockey

November 27, 2022
All girls trying out for the hockey team are reminded of our final tryout Monday in Napanee at 3. You will be dismissed from period 4 at 1:45. If you can't make it, please see one of the coaches.

Anime Club

November 24, 2022
Stop by Rm 207 for Anime Club every Tuesday and Thursday at lunch. Bring your lunch and watch some anime!

Ski Team

November 22, 2022
There is a follow up ski team meeting Thursday at the beginning of lunch in room 138, the woodshop. See you on Thursday!

Graduation Photos

November 21, 2022
You can now sign up for Grad Photos by going to https://schedule.prestigeportraits.ca. Appointments for sitting start Nov 29 and run until December 22. All other info can be found at the website.

SENIOR FOOTBALL MEETING

November 21, 2022
Anyone who is interested in playing senior football next fall is asked to come to a meeting today (Monday, Nov 21) at lunch in room 226.

OFSSAA Volunteer Meeting

November 20, 2022
There will be an OFSSAA Volunteer meeting on Monday at lunch in the gym. Please check your school email to see if you were selected. Thank you to everyone that completed the form; there were more people than jobs available!

Tuesday morning Wrestling practice

November 20, 2022
Join us in the small gym from 7:30am - 8:10am. Plan to be there for 7:20am to get changed and help with the mats. If you haven't filled in the form please do: https://forms.office.com/r/hq6dhKjsXA Also your permission slip needs to be returned.

OUAC and OCAS marks / Full Disclosure Date

November 18, 2022
Midterm Marks have been submitted to OUAC and OCAS. Grade 12 students who are applying to Ontario Colleges and Universities should check their OUAC and OCAS accounts to make sure their marks are uploaded.  Please contact your guidance counsellor if you have any questions. The full disclosure date for grade 12 marks...

Jr. Girls Volleyball Tryouts - Continue Monday, Nov. 21 @ 4:15 pm

November 18, 2022
Due to the inclement weather day Friday, Nov. 18, Jr. Girls Volleyball Tryouts to continue on MONDAY, NOV. 21ST @ 4:15 PM in the Main Gym.

OFSSAA Volleyball Volunteer Meeting

November 17, 2022
There will be a meeting at lunch on Friday Nov 18 in the gym for OFSSAA volunteers. Please check your school email for details if you have been selected to help. Thank you to everyone that completed the interest Form. Due to overwhelming numbers of volunteers who have offerred to help, we...

SENIOR FOOTBALL MEETING

November 16, 2022
Anyone who is interested in playing senior football next fall is asked to come to an information meeting in room 226 at lunch on Friday, November 18th.

TALKING HEADS MEETING THURSDAY AT LUNCH

November 15, 2022
Everyone is welcome! Debate, practice speaking skills! Room 136 at lunch on Thursdays.

SHSM Environment Meeting

November 14, 2022
There will be a brief SHSM Environment meeting in room 222 at the beginning of lunch on Tuesday about the upcoming trip to Loyalist College. Non-SHSM students interested in the trip are welcome to attend as well.

Lunch Meeting for Students who are FNMI

November 14, 2022
Any students who self-identify at Indigenous are welcome to join Grad Coach Mahaley Brant for a pizza lunch Tuesday in Room 111. No need to sign up - just come join the group.

Civics and Careers Course Second Semester

November 14, 2022
Grade 10 students who have not completed the Civics and Careers course online and who do not have Civics and Careers scheduled in their timetable should meet with their guidance counsellor. There is one class in second semester available for students who are interested in taking this course in person. Please make...

Senior Girls Volleyball Tryouts

November 14, 2022
There will be Senior Girls Volleyball Tryouts in the gym this week on Tuesday at 2:45pm and Wednesday at 4:15pm! See Ms. Sarris White or Mr. Plazotta if you can't make it.

HC Wrestling Team

November 13, 2022
Anyone interested in trying out for the HC wrestling team please see Mr. Mignault before school or the last 15 minutes of lunch Tuesday in portable 310 to pick up a consent form you need to have signed before tryouts start. First practice has been moved to Wednesday at 2:45. Also all...

Carleton University

November 11, 2022
A representative from Carleton University will be available on Monday, Nov. 14 in the Lecture Theater at 2:30.

Volunteer Opportunity

November 11, 2022
Mrs. Vella-Bowry is looking for 5 volunteers to help package up nativity kits for the elementary schools. It will be one day after school next week. If you are interested in helping, see Mrs. Vella-Bowry in Student Services.

Junior Girls Volleyball

November 10, 2022
If you are in Grade 9 or 10 and are interested in trying out for the Junior Girls Volleyball team, please complete the form below: https://forms.office.com/r/7MQBSS2q7j Our first tryout will be this coming Thursday (November 17) at 415 in the small gym. The second tryout will be Friday at 415.

HC Wrestling Team

November 10, 2022
Anyone interested in trying out for the wrestling team must see Mr. Mignault in portable 310 on Friday at the start of lunch to pick up a permission form. Practices will start next week

Senior Boys Basketball Tryouts

November 09, 2022
Anyone that is interested in trying out for the senior boys basketball team is asked to complete the following form: https://forms.office.com/r/q5UeZPqG2Y We will be holding our first tryout on Monday, November 14 at 2:45 in the main gym.

Crusader Boys Hockey

November 08, 2022
Last call for Crusader Boys Hockey signups. https://forms.office.com/r/fshBTAYGUs

Girls Hockey

November 08, 2022
Anyone interested in trying out for the girls hockey team must see Ms. Bernabei in room 111 on Tuesday or Wednesday to pick up a permission form.

Jr. Boy's Basketball

November 08, 2022
Tryouts for the Junior Boys Basketball team will begin on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week. Tryouts will begin promptly at 7 am. Any players attending must have filled out the tryout form attached here: https://forms.office.com/r/PFFzqQJbCL Any players who are currently playing a fall sport will be allowed to try out...

Web App Development

November 08, 2022
Interested in learning how to create a web app? Stop by Room 217 at lunch to learn more. No experience necessary.

Waterloo University

November 03, 2022
A representative from Waterloo will be here on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 2:30 in the lecture theatre.

Queen's Chancellor's Scholarship

November 03, 2022
Students interested in applying for the Queen's Chancellor's Scholarship are reminded that they must submit their practice application to Mrs. Cantarutti on Tuesday, November 8 by 8:30 am. Please contact Mrs. Cantarutti if you have any questions.

Girls Hockey Tryouts

November 02, 2022
Girls hockey tryouts will be Monday November 14th at 3:30 and Wednesday November 16th at 3:30 at Invista (MNP). Please complete the form (https://forms.office.com/r/4VLsJMFZWt) if you plan to tryout. See Ms. Bernabei, Ms. Mulvenna or Mr. Harren with any questions.

EcoTeam Meeting - Location Change

November 01, 2022
EcoTeam will meet in room 222 on Wednesday at lunch

TALKING HEADS MEETING MOVED TO FRIDAY AT LUNCH

November 01, 2022
Huge apolgies for having to change the meeting date! I have been called to a meeting at the board office. Everyone is welcome on Friday to the Talking Heads Club. Debating, public speaking and fun! FRIDAY LUNCH Rm. 136

Math Help

October 31, 2022
Math help for grade 9 and 10 students today after school in room 207! See you there.

Holy Cross Curling

October 31, 2022
Anyone interested in joining the Holy Cross Curling Club is asked to see Mr. Thorburn in Room 228 at the beginning of lunch any day this week.

Honour Roll

October 31, 2022
Honour Roll lists have been posted in Student Services. This year, all students will be invited to attend grade assemblies on Wednesday morning. We will be celebrating students who achieved the highest mark in a subject as well the student who achievied the highest overall average. Your class will be called down...

TALKING HEADS THURSDAY AT LUNCH!

October 31, 2022
Everyone is welcome at anytime! Come on out at lunch on Thursday for the Talking Heads - a club where we debate, practice our speaking skills and have fun! Room 136. Bring your lunch!

Junior Boys Basketball Tryouts

October 31, 2022
Junior Boys Basketball tryouts will commence next week. The first few tryouts will occur at 7 am in the main gym. Dates will be finalized this week so be sure to watch/listen to the announcements for the exact days next week. Any student currently playing a fall sport will be allowed to...

Coding Club with Unity

October 30, 2022
The coding club will begin our introduction to the 3D gaming platform Unity today (Monday) at lunch in 217. Bring your lunch. New members welcome. No experience necessary. We meet every Monday in 217.

Lakehead University

October 28, 2022
A representative from Lakehead University will be available on Monday, October 31 in the Lecture theater at 11:15.

Hair and Makeup Meeting

October 27, 2022
There will be a hair and makeup meeting for Grease today at lunch in the Lecture theatre.

TALKING HEADS MEETING CHANGED - NOW AT LUNCH!

October 26, 2022
Want to be a part of a great, new club? Learn to improve your public speaking and debating skills in a friendly, comfortable and no-risk setting.  Meeting has changed this week: COME THURSDAY AT LUNCH (not after school) in room 136. The meeting will be brief as we get ourselves set up...

Anime Club

October 26, 2022
Anime Club meets today at 11:05 in Rm 207. Bring your lunch and watch some anime!

EcoTeam Mission Statement

October 26, 2022
The EcoTeam is proud to annouce their new mission statement! Check out the EcoTeam bulletin board on the second floor to see it displayed in person and more EcoTeam info! "The HC EcoTeam works to encourage the HC community to make conscious and lifelong sustainable choices, feel connected to the outdoors, and...

Fall Coffeehouse

October 26, 2022
Do want to come check out some of the talent that HC has got? Put on a shacket and come to our Fall Coffeehouse tonight. Doors open @ 6:00 PM and tickets are $5. Coffee and treats are $2. See you there!

Coffeehouse Performers

October 26, 2022
All coffeehouse performers are asked to be at tonight's event at 5:15 for sound check.

Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson)

October 24, 2022
A representative from Toronto Met. University will be offering a presentation in the Lecture Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 2:30.

TALKING HEADS CLUB is ON!

October 24, 2022
Would you like to be a part of a wonderful club? Learn skills in debate, public speaking! NO experience necessary and all are welcome! We have fun in a relaxed, welcoming environment! See Mrs. Holmes in Rm. 117 if you have any questions! THURSDAY 2:45pm in LEARNING COMMONS!

Student Photo Retakes

October 21, 2022
Photo retakes will be on Friday, October 28th. Students are reminded to bring their uniform for their photo.

Government of Canada Youth Councils

October 20, 2022
Any students who are associated with the Government of Canada Youth Councils please see Mrs. Anderson in the main office.

Coffee House Performers

October 20, 2022
Students who auditioned for this year's fall coffeehouse are encouraged to come by the Lecture Theatre to check the performance list. If your song choice has changed or you've had a change of heart about performing, please inform Mr. Stabile by the end of the week (tomorrow). To those students who have...

Photo retakes cancelled today

October 20, 2022
Due to the illness of the photographer, photo retakes are canccelled today. They will be re-scheduled soon.

Photo Retakes

October 17, 2022
Reminder to students that photo retake day is this Thursday, October 20 and it is also Pink Day for the PH Classic. If you are going to have your picture taken, please ensure you have your uniform with you.

Art and Writing Festival

October 17, 2022
​Creative? Eco-Friendly? Express your imagination and enter this 'Festival of Art and Writing'. Prizes available.  See your English or Art teacher for more info. Entries due by Nov 7th

Crusader Boys Hockey

October 14, 2022
​Anyone interested in playing Crusader Boys Hockey this season are asked to fill out a Tryout Profile. https://forms.office.com/r/fshBTAYGUs

Coding Club Monday Lunchtime

October 14, 2022
Coding Club will hold it's first meeting on Monday at lunch in 217. Everyone welcome, regardless of coding experience.

Post-Secondary Presentations

October 14, 2022
A representative from Carleton University will be here on Tuesday, October 18 in the Lecture theatre at 2:30, and a representative from Ontario Tech. University will be available in the Lecture Theatre on Wednesday at 2:30.

EcoTeam

October 14, 2022
Members of the EcoTeam, please stop by the cafeteria at lunch to see Ms. Hollands

Lost and found

October 13, 2022
Would the student who came to the main office looking for their jacket, please see Mrs. Anderson in the main office.

College Information Fair

October 13, 2022
There is still lots of room for the College Information Fair at St. Lawrence College on October 26th. If you are interested in attending, please sign up in Student Services.

TALKING HEADS CANCELLED TONIGHT

October 13, 2022
Talking Heads Club is cancelled tonight. Stay tuned for more details regarding the club. Any questions, see Mrs. Holmes

SHSM ENVIRONMENT MEETING TODAY

October 13, 2022
SHSH Enviro will meet briefly today at lunch in Poratble 307. Brave the rain and come out to find out what this program has to offer you. Pizza is provided.

SHSM ICT Info Meeting

October 11, 2022
Pizza lunch info meeting for the SHSM Information & Communications Technology program on Thurs. Oct 13th in 218. All gr. 11 students interested in joining should come see what exciting things are on the horizon in the areas of media & computers this year & how this amazing program could benefit YOU!

EcoTeam Meeting

October 11, 2022
There will be an EcoTeam meeting at lunch in room 207 on Wednesday! New members welcome, see you there

OUAC access codes

October 11, 2022
Ontario University access codes and PINs are now available in Student Services. Grade 12 students interested in applying to Ontario Universities will need to pick up their access codes in Student Services.

Immunization Forms

October 11, 2022
Teachers are reminded to send any immunization forms that were turned in by student to the main office.

Post Secondary Presentations This Week

October 11, 2022
The Ontario Universities' Fair will take place October 11 from 5-9 at the Queen's University Athletics and Recreation Facility. A representative from Bishop's University will be here on October 12 at 11:15 and a representative from Algonquin College will be here on October 12 at 2:30. St. Lawrence College will host...

SHSM ENVIRONMENT MEETING

October 11, 2022
There will be a SHSM meeting this Thursday, October 13th at Lunch in Portable 307. Pizza lunch will be provided. Come out and learn what this great program has to offer.

After School Math Help

October 10, 2022
After school math help is held every Tuesday after school in room 207 until 4pm. New students always welcome! Bring your math homework and see you there.

DECA Membership

October 07, 2022
Current and interested DECA Business students, please meet on Tuesday in room 213 at lunch. If you cannot make it, please e-mail Mr. Clarke.

Fall Coffee House Auditions!

October 07, 2022
Are you interested in performing at this year's Fall Coffee House? If so, auditions are scheduled for next Friday (October 14th) in the Lecture Theater after school. Please sign up in one of the timeslots and bring your talent to the stage :)

Women in the Trades - Lost and Found

October 06, 2022
Some Items were found on the bus after the trip. If you are missing anything please see Mr. Healey in room 138.

Grade 12 graduation credit summaries

October 06, 2022
All grade 12 students in period 1 should have received their credit summary. Students on spare period 1 can pick up their credit summary in Student Services and students in a morning co-op will receive their credit summary from their co-op teacher. Students should review their credit summary and contact your guidance...

SHSM Environment

October 05, 2022
There is a meeting at the end of period 2 today in the learning commons for all potential SHSM Environment candidates. Come out and learn about this exciting rewarding experience.

Fishing Club

October 05, 2022
The fishing club is meeting today at lunch in portable 307. We will discuss essential knots, the upcoming trip and the jersey update.

Student Photos

October 05, 2022
If you had your picture taken and haven't received your photo package please go to student services before class in the morning or at lunch.

Swim Team

October 05, 2022
A reminder to the those that are interested in joining the swim team. Payment and forms are due this Friday to Mrs. Johnson or Mrs. Waters and practice starts next week.

EcoTeam Meeting

October 04, 2022
There will be an EcoTeam meeting in room 207 at lunch on Wednesday. See you there!

Women in the Trades Trip

October 04, 2022
Bus leaves Holy Cross at 8:25 tomorrow morning. Meet at the front entrance of the school at 8:15 am tomorrow. Please let Mr. Healey know if you can't make it.

College Information Session

October 03, 2022
Are you interested in applying to college? There will be an information session on this process on Tuesday, October 4th in the lecture theatre at lunch.

DECA Membership

September 30, 2022
Students interested in joining the DECA Business Team. Go to room 213 at lunch on Tuesday for a short meeting. Let's get down to business.

Post-Secondary Presentations

September 30, 2022
The following presentations will be taking place in the Lecture Theatre the week of October 3: October 3 - St. Francis Xavier University - 2:30 October 4 - College Information Session - 11:00 October 6 - McMaster University -Virtual Presentation-2:30 https://mcmaster.zoom.us/j/91608066223. October 7 - Redeemer University - 2:30

School Photos

September 29, 2022
For students with spare first period, please collect your school photos from Student Services.

Fishing Club

September 29, 2022
The fishing club will meet today at lunch in portable 307. We will sea everyone there, if you can't make it let minnow.

Smash Club

September 28, 2022
Nintendo Smash club Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre

International Club

September 28, 2022
International Club Thursday at lunch in the lecture theatre. All are welcome!

job opportunity at Kingsdale Chateau

September 27, 2022
Kingsdale Chateau, a retirement home, is looking for wait staff. Please check the job board for more information.

post - secondary presentation

September 26, 2022
There will be one final post-secondary presentation at lunch today in the lecture theatre.

U of T book award

September 26, 2022
The University of Toronto Book Award requires a school nomination. If you are interested in applying to the U of T National Scholarship and would like the school nomination for the U of T Book Award, please contact Mrs. Cantarutti.

University and College presentations this week

September 26, 2022
A representative from Queen's university will be here on Tuesday at 2:30 as well as a representative from Loyalist College will be here also at 2:30. Queen's will be in the lecture theatre, and Loyalist will be in the Learning Commons. A representative from Brock University will be here on Wednesday, Sept....

Swim Team

September 23, 2022
If you are interested in joining the Holy Cross Swim Team, please come to room 110 at the beginning of lunch on Wednesday September 28th for a brief meeting.

Volunteer Opportunity

September 22, 2022
A woman in the neighborhood that has some physical impairments is looking for some light help in her garden for a few hours per week (flexible hours). Eventually, this will become a paid opportunity in the spring. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Vella-Bowry in Student Services.

DECA Membership

September 22, 2022
Any students interested in joining the DECA Business Team, please see Mr. Clarke in room 213 or send him an e-mail.

Fishing Club

September 22, 2022
The fishing club will meet today at lunch in portable 307. Everyone is welcomed to come out and learn what this sport has to offer.

Smash Club

September 21, 2022
Do you like meeting new people? Nintendo Smash Club is an opportunity for students to meet at lunch in the lecture theatre and play Nintendo Smash - 8 player game on the big screen. All grades welcome.

International Club at lunch

September 21, 2022
The international club will be meeting at lunch in the lecture theatre on Thursday.

Fishing Team

September 20, 2022
The fishing club will meet Thursday at lunch in portable 307. Everyone is welcome. Come out and learn what the club is all aboat and why it's the bass sport in the world.

New York City trip Info meeting

September 20, 2022
There will be a NYC trip info meeting on Wed. Sep 21st at the start of lunch in room 218. Comm Tech students and any other intereted students in gr 10-12 should attend. See Mrs. McDonald for more info.

EcoTeam Meeting

September 20, 2022
EcoTeam meeting will be changed from Thursdays to Wednesdays in room 207. See you today! Bring your lunch and a friend. New members always welcome.

part-time job

September 19, 2022
Part-time cashier positions are available at Ward's Marine. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information

After School Math Help

September 19, 2022
After school math help will begin Tuesday in room 207 from 2:45-4:00 for grade 9 and 10 students! Bring your form and your math homework. See you there!

Scholarship Presentation

September 16, 2022
Students interested in applying for scholarships should attend an informational meeting on Friday, Sept. 23 at 11:15 in the lecture theater.

University Presentations

September 16, 2022
Students applying to university this year should attend one of three presentations this week in the Lecture Theater: Monday, Sept. 19 at 11:15 or Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 11:15 or Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 2:30

Post Secondary Presentations This Week

September 16, 2022
This week a representative from Queen's Bader College International campus will be here on Monday, Sept. 19 at 2:30. A representative from Fleming College will be here on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 11:15 and a representative from Trent University will be here also on Tuesday at 2:30. A representative from Guelph-Humber University...

University Presentations

September 15, 2022
There will be a representative from the University of Guelph - Humber today at lunch in the lecture theatre, and also at 2:30 there will be a representative from the University of New Brunswick. Friday, Sept 16 at lunch there will be a representative from Laurentian in the lecture theatre.

EcoTeam Meeting

September 14, 2022
There will be an EcoTeam meeting at lunch on Thursday in room 207. Bring your lunch!

Volleyball Scorekeepers

September 13, 2022
Anyone interested in scorekeeping or doing lines for the boys volleyball season is asked to come to room 202 at the start of lunch on Monday.

Gr 9 Orientation Day

September 12, 2022
Grade 9 Orientation Day is THIS FRIDAY. Sept 16th in the afternoon. Gr 9s are reminded to change into their "Class of 2026" t-shirts at lunch and go to their period 3 class for attendance. A leader will come to get you. Also: wear school appropriate bottoms, & shoes that you don't...

Meeting for Gr 12 Volunteers for Gr 9 Day

September 12, 2022
There will be a mandatory meeting for all grade 12s volunteering for this Friday's grade 9 orientation in the lecture theatre at lunch on Tues. Sep 13th.

Post-Secondary Presentations

September 11, 2022
This week representatives from post-seconday institutions will start to offer information sessions. A representative from the University of Guelph-Humber will be in the lecture theatre at 11:30 on Thursday, Sept. 15, and a representative from the University of New Brunswick will also be here on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 2:30. A representative...

International Club

September 11, 2022
Are you interested in meeting new people from different countries? The international club will be meeting this Wednesday at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Jr. Football

September 06, 2022
Are you interested in playing Jr. Football this year? There is a meeting today at lunch in the main gym. All grade 9s and 10s are welcomed.

Timetable changes

September 02, 2022
Students who are requesting a timetable change for semester 1 can do so until Friday, Sept. 16. Please sign up for an appointment in Student Services.

E-Learning opportunities

August 25, 2022
Welcome back to school! Students have the opportunity to take some classes in an online, non-synchronous format. The following are being offered to students: Semester 1: BOH4M - grade 12 Business Leadership CGW4M - grade 12 World Issues: A Geographic Analysis ENG4C - grade 12 English - college level CIA4U - grade...

Scholarship

June 26, 2022
The Don 'Pete' Peterson Spirit Memorial Award gives $1000 towards post-secondary education to a graduating student who has a history with the Pete Peterson Basketball league, formerly known as the Knights of Columbus Basketball league. If you are interested in applying, contact Mrs. Cantarutti. The deadline to apply is July 3, 2022.

Summer job opportunity at Amherstview Golf Course

June 25, 2022
A summer job as a lawn mower driver is available at Amherstview Golf Course for a senior or graduating student. Contact Mrs. Cantarutti if interested.

Rapid Antigen Tests

June 22, 2022
Anyone wishing to have a rapid antigen test please come to the main office and get one.

Year End Clear out for Students

June 22, 2022
Students are to return their textbooks to their teachers, clean out their lockers and take their locks home for the summer. If you have an epipen in the main office, please come and get it. Consider donating your uniform if you don't need it AFTER your exam.

Senior Boys Volleyball

June 21, 2022
Would all players interested in playing senior boys volleyball come to a brief but important meeting today at lunch in room 202.

Senior football information form for fall of 2022

June 20, 2022
Please complete the following form found through the following link https://forms.office.com/r/zuB7UXpx6X

EcoTeam

June 16, 2022
There will be an EcoTeam meeting today in room 207 at lunch!

Graduation

June 15, 2022
Graduating students are reminded to come to Student Services to pick up their graduation package.

Senior Football Meeting

June 15, 2022
There will be a meeting at lunch on Monday, June 20th in the gym for anyone interested in playing senior football next fall.

Crusaders Baseball

June 13, 2022
Crusaders defeated Regi 5-3 yesterday at Woodbine Park, winning the 2022 KASSAA Baseball Championship. Jack White and Jack Leonard shared the pitching duties. Nolan Fox had a nice diving catch to end the game. Congrats boys!

International Club Meeting

June 13, 2022
There will be a brief international club meeting Wednesday at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Symphonic Band

June 13, 2022
This is a reminder that there will a brief, but very important rehearsal Thursday after school in the music room.

Athletic Banquet Tickets

June 13, 2022
Athletics Banquet tickets will be on sale today and Tuesday at lunch in the main lobby. Tickets are $15 and include a catered Go Italian dinner. The athletics banquet will be this Wednesday (June 15) in the HC gym.

Collect Art Pieces

June 10, 2022
Thanks to the wonderful artists who contributed to the art show. Please come to collect your art in the art room as soon as possible.

Jr Boys soccer

June 09, 2022
Congratulations to the Jr Boys Soccer team for winning the Steve Mantle soccer tournament yesterday. They defeated Sydenham, Regi and KSS in the final and it marks the second championship of the season.

EcoTeam

June 09, 2022
EcoTeam meeting today at lunch in room 202

Change again!

June 09, 2022
With all the events happening today, international club members please meet Mrs. Vella-Bowry in Student Services Thursday at the start of lunch.

Crusaders Baseball

June 08, 2022
The Crusaders baseball team defeated Bayridge 7-1 yesterday at Woodbine. Pitching duties shared by Liam Whalen, Liam Kennedy and Quinn Kehoe. Eric Blundell had not one but two amazing catches, in right field, taking away 3 runs from the Blazers. The Crusaders will face Regi in the KASSAA Championship game on Monday,...

EcoTeam

June 08, 2022
EcoTeam will meet at the gardens today after school, all are welcome!

International Club meeting Moved to Thursday

June 07, 2022
The International Club meeting will be moved to Thursday at lunch in the lecture theatre. Boat cruise permission forms will be available then

ARTS SHOWCASE

June 06, 2022
Looking for something to do after the carnival this Thursday night? Come check out 'ARTS ALIVE' on the stage at 7pm. There will be live entertainment, incredible art displays, and the reveal of next year's musical! Best of all, it's free. Come see what the arts at HC are all about.

Bagels for sale at Lunch Tuesday

June 06, 2022
Toasted bagels with butter or cream cheese will be on sale today, Tuesday June 7th at lunch in the cafe. Cost is only $2.50 each with the proceeds going to the Bridges Program. Come early so you aren't disappointed.

HC Carnival

June 06, 2022
HC Carnival with epic inflatables & more will be THIS THURSDAY June 9th from noon-2:30pm. Buyout is $3. Give to your afternoon class teacher beginning Tues. Bring $ also for BBQ, canteen, Mr. Nice Cream ice cream truck, & spiritwear. Grade 8s will be visiting in the morning - please be welcoming...

International Club meeting Wednesday

June 06, 2022
There will be an international club meeting Wednesday at lunch in the lecture theatre. Boat cruise permission forms will be available at the meeting.

Wonderland Trip Meeting

June 06, 2022
There will be a brief meeting at the beginning of lunch this Wednesday, June 8 for those students participating in the Wonderland Arts Trip next Friday.

Girls Rugby

June 01, 2022
Congratulations to the Girls Rugby Team for a fabulous season! Although they lost in playoffs, they played a strong technical game. Well done for your constant development during the season.

EcoTeam

June 01, 2022
EcoTeam gardening today after school will be postponed due to the weather. There will be a meeting tomorrow (Thursday) in room 202 at lunch.

International club meeting today at lunch

June 01, 2022
We will have a very brief international club meeting today (wednesday) at 11:15 in the lecture theatre

Crusaders Baseball

May 31, 2022
The Crusaders Baseball team improved their league record to 4-0 defeating Sydenham 9-1 yesterday at Woodbine.

Grad meeting

May 31, 2022
There will be a meeting for all potential graduates after our school mass on Thursday. Please stay after mass for key information on our upcoming graduation, including tickets, awards and schedule.

Visual Arts Show

May 31, 2022
Calling all artists! Do you want the opportunity to exhibit your art pieces? Be part of the Visual Arts Show on June 9th. Drop off finished art pieces that you'd like displayed to Ms. Pacheco or Mr. Lobo in the art room (room 133) before June 8th. Make sure your name is...

Student Council Cabinet

May 27, 2022
Current grade 11 students interested in a cabinet position for next year's Student Council are reminded to pick up an application form outside room 218 and submit by Tues. May 31st via email to Mrs. McDonald. mcdojenn@alcdsb.on.ca

Jr Boys Soccer

May 26, 2022
Congratulations to the Jr Boys soccer team for winning the Kingston Soccer Championship. After falling behind 1-0 at the half, goals from Aaron Pananchikal and Trey Thompson sent the game into overtime. In the second OT period, Matteo Sallusti long distance shot hit the crossbar and bounced in for the evenual winning...

EcoTeam Meeting

May 25, 2022
EcoTeam meeting Thursday at lunch in room 202!

Smash Club Pizza Party

May 25, 2022
A reminder to Smash Club members that we will be having a pizza party on Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Jr Boys Soccer

May 25, 2022
Congratulations to the Jr Boys Soccer Team for beating LCVI yesterday 3-2 and advancing the the Championship Final. Goals were scaroed by Trey Thompson, Aaron Pananchikal and Geta Keqa.

Valedictorian Round 2

May 25, 2022
Attention Graduating Students- please check your school email for the final ballot for this years Valedictorian. Polling closes on Friday morning at 10am.

Full Disclosure Date

May 20, 2022
Grade 12 students are able to drop a course not required for graduation purposes up to May 27th. After the 27th, the course will appear on the transcript. Please see your guidance counsellor.

Smash Club

May 19, 2022
Smash Club Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Girls Softball

May 19, 2022
Anyone interested in playing for the Holy Cross Girls Softball team please come to the gym tomorrow at lunch for information. If you are unable to attend but interested please see Ms Dixon for more information. The Tournament date is June 1st.

EcoTeam Meeting Cancelled

May 18, 2022
EcoTeam meeting is cancelled this week, it will resume next week. See you then!

Community Service Hours

May 18, 2022
Grade 12 students are reminded to submit their community service hours to Student Services no later than June 15. Students are required to submit 20 hours this year in order to graduate. The community involvement forms are available in Student Services.

Math tutor

May 18, 2022
If there are any senior students willing to volunteer to tutor math after school, see Mrs. Vella-Bowry in Student Services.

Dance Team Competition!

May 18, 2022
Congratulations to the HC dance team on their success yesterday at the Strive Dance Challenge in Toronto. They scored 2nd place in two of their 3 categories and won top 5 school of 23! Fantastic job dancers!

Faith Life Rep - Student Council

May 17, 2022
Applications are now being accepted for Faith Life Rep for next year's Student Council. Work with Student Council on school initiatives & activities & be a member of the Stud. Co. leadership team/class, team up with CICS to organize volunteer opportunities & school fundraisers, and collaborate with Mr. Cotman on how to...

SHSM ICT Meeting

May 17, 2022
There will be a brief but important SHSM-Info & Comm Tech meeting on Thurs. May 19th at the start of lunch in room 218.

Congratulations Frontenac Players!

May 16, 2022
Congratulations on an amazing season boys! We are so proud of you! Best of luck as you leave HC and return to your hometowns. We will look forward to seeing you in the fall.

smash club

May 13, 2022
Smash club will be today at lunch.

Crusaders Baseball

May 12, 2022
The Crusaders Baseball team open the 2022 season with a 10-0 win over Bayridge. Jack White, Jack Leonard, Liam Duffy and Eric Blundell shared the pitching duties. Matt Mignault and Jack White each had doubles in the game.

Town Hall - Student Council Election - VOTE

May 12, 2022
Students are reminded to vote for who they want to be on next year's Students' Council after viewing the video of speeches in your morning class. (Thurs or Fri) The voting link has been emailed to all HC students and the poll will close at 12noon Friday. Students should vote for 8...

Tennis

May 12, 2022
Congratulations to our tennis team who had a great showing at KASSAA this week. Moving onto EOSSAA next week will be Emma Dixon & Hailey Bauder for junior girls doubles, Leonard Rink in the senior singles category and Aaron Pananchickal for junior boy's singles. Special mention goes out to Camilla Purdy &...

Chess Club

May 11, 2022
Mondays and Thursdays are Chess Club days in Room 109. All are welcome to drop by during lunchtime to play a game.

EcoTeam Meeting

May 11, 2022
EcoTeam Meeting Thursday at lunch in room 202. New members welcome!

Pitch In Day

May 08, 2022
Thank you to everyone who participated in Pitch In Day on Friday. We were able to collect 282 pounds of litter from our neighbourhood, and 60 pounds of that was able to be recycled!

Summer job

May 04, 2022
Tim Horton's is hiring senior students for their distribution center.  Students are guaranteed 40 hours a week and will be paid $19 per hour.  See Mrs. Cantarutti if interested.

Ultimate

May 04, 2022
We are having ultimate frisbee tryouts! The KASSAA championship will take place next Wednesday. If you are interested in playing on the Ultimate team this year, come to Room 214 at the start of lunch on Thursday for a quick meeting and information session. If you are currently a soccer or rugby...

EcoTeam Meeting

May 04, 2022
There will be an EcoTeam meeting Thursday at lunch in room 202.

Student Council Nominees

May 03, 2022
Candidates who were approved to move on to the next phase of the Student Council election should check their email for important information & timelines. Election Week begins on Monday. See Mrs. McDonald in 218 with any questions.

SHSM ICT Meeting

May 03, 2022
There wil be an SHSM-ICT meeting on Wed. May 4th at 11:15am in room 218.

Smash Club

May 03, 2022
Smash Club has been moved to Thursday at lunch in the lecture theatre.

International Club

May 03, 2022
There will be a brief international club meeting in the lecture theatre Wednesday at lunch.

junior girls soccer

May 03, 2022
The junior girls soccer team moved into first place yesterday with a convincing win over the Napanee Golden Hawks. A strong midfield presence resulted in many offensive opprotunities. Goals were scored by Camilla, Calin, Mya, Dixon, Gates, Tallitha and Ashley.

Book Club Meeting

May 02, 2022
There will be a book club meeting at lunch in room 244 on Thursday, May 5. See Ms. Pacheco for details.

Congratulations Frontenac Players!

May 02, 2022
Congratulations to our HC Kingston Frontenac Players for their outstanding effort and first round play-off win!! We are so excited for round two!!

Earth Day Kahoot Winner

April 30, 2022
Congratulations to Wade Scholtes, the winner of our Earth Day Kahoot! Thank you to everyone who participated in the kahoot to celebrate Earth Day and turning lights off to reduce emissions.

Chess Club

April 28, 2022
The Chess Club will resume lunchtime games on Monday, May 1st. Game days will be Mondays and Thursdays. Drop by room 109 if you wish to "Check" it out!

Jr Boys Soccer

April 28, 2022
The Jr Boys soccer team beat Frontenac yesterday 3-0 with goals from Trey Thompson, Aaron Pananchikal and Dorian Rimmer. Cameron Furtado had the shutout in nets.

EcoTeam Meeting

April 27, 2022
EcoTeam meeting in room 202 Thursday at lunch! New members welcome.

Summer School

April 27, 2022
Registration for summer eLearning courses is now available. Please contact your guidance counsellor for more information.

OUAC and OCAS marks

April 26, 2022
Grade 12 students who have applied to college or university should check their student accounts to make sure their quadmester 3 marks and quadmester 4 courses have been uploaded. Please see your guidance counsellor if you have any concerns.

Volunteer Opportunities

April 26, 2022
Students are needed on Thursday April 28 for a Pre KASSA track meet and on May 12, for KASSAA. HC has been asked to supply 5-10 volunteers for the afternoon shift. This is a great opportunity for grade 12 students to complete their community service hours. Please see Mrs. Cantarutti for more...

International Club

April 26, 2022
International Club will be meeting on Wednesday at lunch in the lecture theatre. Information will be given on the Canada's Wonderland trip.

Jr Boys Soccer

April 25, 2022
Please excuse the Jr Boys soccer team at 10:50 today for their soccer game today.

BADMINTON

April 25, 2022
Congrats to the Senior Badminton Team for an excellent showing at KASSAA last Thursday! Special shoutout to Justin DoCanto and Patrick Hinch who finished 3rd in Doubles and Tara Martin who took 4th place in Singles! Your coaches were very proud of the Senior Team's efforts!

Photography Volunteers needed

April 22, 2022
The Kingston-Belleville MS Walk will be taking place this year on May 29th, and student volunteers are required to take pictures during the event. If you have photography experience, and are interested, please contact Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

Nintendo Smash Club

April 22, 2022
Nintendo smash club today (Friday) at lunch in the lecture theatre

BADMINTON

April 21, 2022
Congrats to the Senior Badminton Team for an excellent showing at KASSAA yesterday! Special shoutout to Justin DoCanto and Patrick Hinch who finished 3rd in Doubles and Tara Martin who took 4th place in Singles! Your coaches were very proud of the Senior Team's efforts!

Student Council Nomination Forms

April 21, 2022
If you missed the Student Council information meeting and are interested in running for next year's Student Council, pick up a nomination form outside the council office near the top of the main staircase or see Mrs. McDonald in room 218. Forms are due Tues. Apr 26th.

Job opportunity at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library

April 21, 2022
After school job postings at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library are available. Please see Mrs. Cantarutti for more information. The postings are also posted on the job board outside of Student Services and on the Guidance Page. Applications are due by April 29.

Equity and Inclusion Feedback

April 21, 2022
Holy Cross is a large school with a diverse population. We are interested in hearing from students about equity and inclusion here at Holy Cross. If you are willing to give us a couple hours of your time to share your experiences of school, please see Leeanne Amell, Mr. Cotman or one...

EcoTeam Meeting

April 20, 2022
There will be an EcoTeam meeting tomorrow, Thursday April 21st in room 202 at lunch!

Interested in running for Student Council?

April 20, 2022
Current grade 11 students interested in running for next year's student council - there will be a meeting on Thurs. Apr 21st at lunch in room 218.

Course Changes for quadmester 4

April 19, 2022
Students who require a course change must contact their guidance counsellor either in Student Services or by email. Course changes will no longer be possible after April 26.

Girls Rugby

April 19, 2022
It's not too late to join Girls Rugby. Gr 9-12 no experience necessary. See Mr Gillis rm 210 or Mrs Anderson in the main office.

Holy Cross Tennis

April 19, 2022
For all of those interested in playing on the Holy Cross Tennis Team this year, there will be a brief meeting in portable 308 at the beginning of lunch on Wednesday, April 20th. If you are unable to attend, please see Mrs. Nichol or Mrs. Dixon.

BADMINTON

April 18, 2022
The Badminton Team will practice this Wednesday April 20 from 2:30 - 4:15. Good luck to our Senior Team as they compete at KASSAA on Thursday April 21 at LCVI!

Weekly Volunteer Opportunity

April 13, 2022
Parkrun is a free, fun, 5km event that happens every Saturday at Breakwater Park. Volunteers are needed for timekeeping, scanning barcodes, and giving "finish tokens" at the end. If you are interested in helping, email them at breakwater@parkrun.com

Girl's football

April 12, 2022
Coming to HC, after the spring season officially ends – Girl’s football. For one week, HC female students will attend 5 practices (June 6-10) in football gear and learn • Proper football tackling and blocking technique • A sample of some offensive and defensive plays • The experience will finish with a...

BADMINTON

April 11, 2022
Congrats to our HC Junior Badminton Team who competed at KASSAA on Monday!! KASSAA Champions included Riah Beckwith (Singles), Hailey Bauder and Gates McAllister (Doubles), and Samara DeJonge and Ben Hedberg (Mixed Doubles). These wins plus many other exceptional performances meant the HC Juniors took the overall KASSAA Championship Trophy. Congrats to...

International Club

April 11, 2022
International Club will be Tuesday this week. Get ready for the Easter egg hunt!! Meet in the lecture theatre at lunch.

Math Help

April 11, 2022
A reminder that math help for grade 9 and 10's will continue to be held this Tuesday Apr 12th in room 202 after school. New members welcome!

EcoTeam

April 11, 2022
There will be an EcoTeam meeting on Tuesday Apr 12th at lunch in room 202. New members welcome!

BADMINTON

April 10, 2022
Badminton Practice this week: Tuesday April 12th at 7AM. There will also be open gym time on Thursday April 14th from 10:30AM - 12:00AM (after your exams) for any Badminton Club members who are interested. Only those who have paid their club fees and completed an Athletic Participation form may attend.

Volunteer Opportunities

April 08, 2022
Check the Volunteer Board for 2 volunteer opportunites. YGK Thrift Shop is looking for helpers, and the Wilton Cemetery is needing volunteers for the annual spring clean-up. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

Smash Club On Thursday

April 06, 2022
Smash club will be on Thursday at lunch this week.

Lost and Found

April 05, 2022
Students are reminded to check the lost and found on the wooden shelves across from the main office. Remaining items will be donated to charity.

Vaccine Clinic

April 05, 2022
KFLA PH is hosting a vaccine clinic in our Cafetorium today from 1:00-3:00 and is reserved for Holy Cross Staff and Students. No appointments necessary.

SHSM-ICT Meeting

April 04, 2022
There will be an important SHSM Info & Comm Tech meeting on Tuesday. April 5th at 11:15am in room 218. Pizza lunch provided. Canada's Wonderland trip forms will be handed out as well as key training dates and swag updates. See Mrs. McDonald if you can't make it.

Book Club Meeting

April 04, 2022
There will be a book club meeting on Thursday, April 7th at lunch in room 244. All are welcome!

BADMINTON

April 03, 2022
Badminton TEAM Practices this week are as follows: Tuesday 7AM, Wednesday 2:30 - 4:15, Thursday 7AM.

EcoTeam

April 03, 2022
Attention all Crusaders, the Eco Team is coming back to HC! If you are passionate about helping the environment and making our school an eco-friendly place, this club is for you. To anyone who is interested in joining, our first meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 5th at lunch in room...

Archery Team

March 30, 2022
Are you interested in joining the archery team. Everyone is welcome to come out today at lunch in the small gym to find out more.

International Club

March 30, 2022
The international club is cancelled today and will resume on April 13th

Junior Girls Soccer

March 29, 2022
Girls interested in trying out for junior girls soccer can find sign up sheets outside room 203. An information meeting will be held Tuesday April 5th.

Archery Team

March 29, 2022
The Holy Cross Archery team is going to practice tomorrow (Wednesday and Thursday at Lunch in the small gym. All are welcome to come try out, no strings attached.

Math Help After School on Tuesdays!

March 28, 2022
A reminder that math help will continue after school on Tuesdays in room 202 until the end of the quad! All grade 9 and 10 students are welcome.

Congratulations

March 25, 2022
Congratulations to the International Club which raised $364.50 at the international bake sale on Friday. This money will be donated to the Ukrainian students in Kingston. Well done HC!! #studentshelpingstudents

Crusader Boys Hockey

March 24, 2022
The Boys Hockey team defeated Kingston Secondary School 5-3 in KASSAA semi-final action. Payton Clarke got the Crusaders on the board in the 1st period. Andrew White scored twice in the 2nd. Bo White and Lance Brown scored goals in the 3rd. Noah Chin got the win in goal. The boys will...

BADMINTON

March 24, 2022
Badminton Team will practice next week on Tuesday March 29 @ 7AM, Wednesday March 30 AFTER school from 2:30 - 4:15 and Friday April 1st AFTER school from 2:30 - 4:15. Please pay your club fees and order any clothing before Monday.

Rugby Club

March 24, 2022
The Rugby Club still has positions available for Girls and Boys all grades. No experience necessary. See Mr Gillis in room 210 or Mrs Anderson in the main office for more info.

International Bake Sale

March 23, 2022
The International Club will be hosting an international bake sale on Friday at lunch. All proceeds will be given to the post-secondary students from Ukraine. Please bring some change to support people in our community.

Senior Girls Soccer Team

March 23, 2022
There will be a brief meeting in room 136 at lunch on Friday March 25 for all interested members of the senior girls soccer team. Tryouts start next week! Please see or email Mr. Harren with any questions.

Lenten Fundraiser

March 23, 2022
A friendly reminder that the Lenten Fundraiser in support of the Mer'i family is still underway! The grade which raises the most by next Friday, April 1st wins a non-uniform day. Be sure to keep supporting this important cause!

Nintendo Smash Club

March 23, 2022
Nintendo Smash Club is canceled this Friday. It will resume next week.

Sr. Boys Soccer

March 23, 2022
For any students interested in trying out for the Senior Boys Soccer team, there will be a quick information meeting at the start of lunch on FRIDAY in Room 222.

Crusaders Baseball

March 23, 2022
Anyone interested in trying out for the Crusaders Baseball team can fill out a player profile here: https://tinyurl.com/5f4r8jzm

SHSM Environment Meeting

March 23, 2022
There will be a quick SHSM Environment meeting today at the start of lunch in portable 307. All are welcome.

Crusader Boys Hockey

March 22, 2022
The Boys Hockey team defeated Sydenham in the KASSAA Quarterfinals yesterday at the Invista center. It was Sydenham who scored first, taking a 1-0 lead into the second period. Lance Brown tied the game in the second period and Colby Leaver's breakaway goal gave the Crusaders the lead. In the third, Andrew...

Holy Cross Bands

March 22, 2022
To all Holy Cross Instrumental Music Students ... We are excited to announce that we are "getting the band back together" next Wednesday at 2:45 in the Music Room. Information for the band's performance at Canada's Wonderland in June will also be provided at that rehearsal. If you have any questions, please...

Graduation Date

March 21, 2022
Grade 12 students should take note that Graduation will take place on Wednesday, June 29. More information will become available in Quadmester 4 as to the format and time of the event.

International Club Meeting

March 21, 2022
There will be an international club meeting Wednesday at lunch. The meeting room has changed to Portable 309. If any HC student would like to be part of the international bake sale on Friday, please attend this meeting.

BADMINTON

March 20, 2022
Badminton Club/Team continues this week. Next practice will be Tuesday March 22 at 7AM and Thursday March 24 at 7AM. If you did not attend the first practice before March Break, you must sign up with Ms. Check or Ms. Vella Bowry and hand in your Athletic Participation Form in order to...

Rugby Club

March 09, 2022
The Rugby Club will be meeting every evening after March Break. Practice will be 2:45-4:15. Athletes are to meet at the water fountains by the gym. New members welcome. No experience necessary. See Mr. Gillis in room 210 for a permission form.

International Bake Sale

March 09, 2022
The International Club will be hosting an international bake sale Friday after the March break. The proceeds from this bake sale will go to the Ukrainian students in Kingston. If anyone else would like to participate in this sale, please see Mrs. Vella-Bowry in Student Services.

Girls Hockey

March 09, 2022
The HC girls hockey team lost in a hard fought 5-4 battle in the semi's yesterday to Frontenac. Great job ladies on a very difficult season!

SHSM Environment meeting

March 08, 2022
There is a meeting tomorrow for all SHSM environment members in portable 307 at the beginning of lunch.

Course Selection for 2022-2023 School Year

March 07, 2022
Students are reminded to submit their course selections on their myBlueprint account by Friday, March 18. The course selection portal will be closed after the 18th in order to begin the timetable scheduling process. Students can still meet with their guidance counsellors to make changes to their choices.

BADMINTON

March 06, 2022
Attention all those interested in joining the Badminton Club/Team. The first practice will be this Thursday March 10th at 7:00AM. You must fill out and return an Athletic Permission Form in order to attend. Please see Ms. K. Check or Ms. Vella Bowry if you have any questions.

Lost and Found

March 04, 2022
Students are reminded to check the Lost and Found shelves by the main office to claim any items that may be theirs.

Nintendo Smash Club

March 03, 2022
Nintendo Smash Club today at lunch. All are welcome.

International Club

March 01, 2022
International Club Wednesday at lunch.

Book Club

February 27, 2022
Do you love to read? Do you like discussing new books and getting book recommendations? Join Book Club! First meeting starting this Thursday, March 3 at lunch in room 244. See Ms. Pacheco for details.

Rugby

February 25, 2022
The rugby club will have its first practice on Tuesday, March 1st at 2:45. Players are to meet at the water fountains by the gym wearing athletic clothing and must bring their permission forms. Any questions see Mr Gillis in room 210.

Lost Airpod case and single airpod

February 24, 2022
If you find a black airpod case with single airpod please return to main office. It was last seen in the girls gym change room.

Nintendo Smash Club

February 23, 2022
There will be no Nintendo Smash Club this Friday. The club will resume next week.

Crusader Boys Hockey

February 22, 2022
Crusaders Hockey improved to 5-0 on the season with a 5-1 win over LaSalle Knights. Boden White answered on his first shift. Adam Nuttall, Zack Carrier, Brad Hulton and Andrew Botting also put the biscuit 🏒in the basket 🥅for HC. Peyton Da Silva got the win in goal.

Rugby

February 17, 2022
Any students interested in playing Rugby please come to a meeting in Room 210 at lunch on Wednesday, Feb 23. No experience necessary!

Congratulations HC Curlers!

February 17, 2022
Congratulations to the Holy Cross Curlers who took on KSS last night in their first game of the season. HC fought hard and came back from a 6-3 score to tie the game. Great start to the season, HC!

Crusader Boys Hockey

February 16, 2022
Crusaders Hockey pulled off and exciting 3-2 win today vs Regi. Crusaders were without many senior players for the matchup. Luke Boriotis and Zack Carrier and Wyatt Ottenhof scored. Jamie Bales was called on early and often for a well deserved dub (W) in goal.

International Club meeting

February 15, 2022
There will be an International Club meeting Wednesday at lunch in the lecture theatre. Please bring your permission forms for the sleigh ride.

SHSM Environment

February 14, 2022
​The SHSM Environment group will meet this Wednesday at lunch in portable 307. You are more than welcome to attend if you have questions or want to learn more. Lunch will be provided.

Marguerite Bourgeoys Bursary

February 09, 2022
The Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame are offering a bursary to a graduating student who is involved in social justice and community service endeavors. See Mrs. Cantarutti for an application.

Knock your Socks off for Emma!

February 08, 2022
Toonie for Non-Uni day on Wed. Feb. 9th to help raise funds for Emma, a student here at Holy Cross who suffered a stroke recently. Please also wear funky socks to show your support. Money will be collected in your morning class. Post pics of you wearing your socks using #KnockYourSocksOffForEmma and...

SHSM ICT Meeting

February 08, 2022
There will be a meeting for SHSM Information & Communications Technology students on FRIDAY. FEB. 11th at 11:15am in room 218.

D&D Club Resumes on Feb. 15

February 08, 2022
D&D Club will resume on Tuesday, February 15 after school in the learning commons. See Ms. Pacheco or Ms. Withers for details.

Smash Club

February 07, 2022
Nintendo Smash Club will resume on Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre.

International Club

February 07, 2022
International Club will be meeting on Wednesday, Feb 9th at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Course Changes for quadmester 3

February 07, 2022
Students interested in making changes to their timetable for quadmester 3 have until Friday, February 11. Please make an appointment with your guidance counsellor.

Post-Secondary Presentations

February 07, 2022
St. Francis Xavier University and Bishop's University are offering virtual presentations to interested students. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

Math Help After School on Tuesdays!

February 02, 2022
Students taking grade 9 or 10 math can attend after school math help on Tuesdays from 2:45pm-4:00pm in room 202. Bring some homework to work on and get on track early in the quad!

HC Virtual Kahoot

January 11, 2022
Let's break up our remote learning week and have some (virtual) fun! Join us, HC Students' Council, for a Virtual Kahoot Trivia Game on Wed. Jan 12th at 3:30pm. WIN a Tim Hortons gift card! (1st, 2nd, 3rd place PLUS one lucky random winner will be drawn out of all who particpate)...

Full Disclosure Date - quadmester 2

January 04, 2022
Grade 12 students are reminded that the deadline date to drop a course not required for graduation is January 6th. Students should reach out to their guidance counsellors.

Grief and Loss Group

December 14, 2021
Grief and Loss Group participants, please check your emails today about this week's final meeting.

Math and Science Help Cancelled

December 13, 2021
Due to new covid protocols, after school math and science help this Tuesday will be cancelled this week.

Chess Club

December 12, 2021
Due to new covid protocols, Chess Club will be canceled this week. However, the on-line tournament will still take place on Friday at 7pm.

International Club Cancelled

December 12, 2021
Due to new covid protocols, International Club will be cancelled this week. Gift exchange will be after Christmas.

Smash Club Cancelled

December 12, 2021
Due to new covid protocols, Smash Club will be cancelled this week.

SHSM ENVIRONMENT MEETING

December 10, 2021
The SHSM Environment team will meet next TUESDAY, DEC 14th at lunch in Portable 307. All are welcommed to come out and see what it is all about.

Wrestling Practice Cancelled

December 09, 2021
Due to our local health unit's new mask mandate for indoor athletics, we are cancelling Friday's practice. If you have any questions please see Mr. Mignault in room 252 prior to school Friday on 1st break.

Crusader Boys Hockey

December 08, 2021
Crusaders Boys Hockey defeated KSS Wednesday with a 5-0 win at the Invista Center. Andrew Botting got the Crusaders on the board early. Colby Leaver, Carson Caddick Brad Hulton, and Payton Clarke also scored. Noah Chin recorded the shutout in nets.

Lost and Found

December 07, 2021
Students are reminded to check the lost and found for any items that they may own. The lost and found is located on the wooden shelves across from the main office. Items left will be donated to charity over the Christmas break

Student Cards

December 07, 2021
Please come to the main office to pick up your student cards once you verified you have paid your student fees.

Grief and Loss Group

December 07, 2021
The Grief and Loss group will be meeting on Wednesday in the Chapel during lunch. A reminder to participants to bring an item to be used for the memorial activity. Please email Shannon if you will be unable to attend."

Girls Hockey Meeting

December 06, 2021
Please attend a very brief meeting at the beginning of lunch tomorrow (Tuesday) in room 111. Make sure to bring your permission form!

Advent Collection

December 03, 2021
Our Advent fundraiser in support of Chalice continues until next Friday, December 10th. The class which raises the most per person wins a pizza lunch! A friendly reminder to continue bringing in donations for our winter clothing drive as well (toques, gloves, socks, etc.). Thank you for your generous support, Holy Cross!

Crusaders Boys Hockey

December 01, 2021
Crusaders Hockey opened their season with a 8-2 win over Marie Rivier today at Invista. Jack White lead the way with 2, Adam Nuttall, Andrew Botting, Boden White, Brad Hulton, Riley Webb, Zack Carrier each added one. Peyton DaSilva was kept busy by a persistent Marie Rivier squad

SHSM ICT Meeting

November 30, 2021
There will be a brief SHSM Information & Communications Technology meeting on Wed. Dec 1st at 11:15am in room 218.

After School Numeracy Program Begins Tuesday Nov. 30 @ 2:45 pm

November 30, 2021
Reminder: After School Numeracy program will be running Tuesdays in Room 227 from 2:45-4:00. The first day will be today, Tuesday Nov 30th and sessions will run until the end of Quad 2 (Jan 25). Grade 9 & 10 students can get a registration form from their Math teacher. Mrs. Hollands has...

Grief and Loss Group

November 29, 2021
A friendly reminder that the Grief and Loss group will be meeting on Wednesday in the Chapel. Please remember to bring an item/object/picture that is connected to your loved one for our memorial activity.

Wrestling Practice Times This Week

November 29, 2021
Wrestlers note that this week Holy Cross practice times are Wednesday at 2:45 in the small gym and Friday at 2:45 in the cafetorium. Club practices are Tuesday and Thursday at 7 at Bagot St. if you can attend.

Wrestling Tryouts/Forms and Practice Reminder

November 23, 2021
All students trying out for wrestling should drop their forms off before school or on first break to Mr. Mignault in room 252. Also bring proof of 2x vaccination. Remember the first practice will be held on Friday at 2:45 so paper work must be submitted before then for you to practice.

Girls Hockey Meeting

November 23, 2021
All players on the girls hockey team are asked to attend a brief meeting at the beginning of lunch in room 111.

Senior Girls Volleyball Tryouts

November 22, 2021
There will be a Senior Girls Volleyball tryout in the small gym on the following days: Tuesday, November 23 at 2:45pm Wednesday, November 24th at 4:15pm All you need to bring are gym shoes and comfortable clothing, along with an Athletic Form. You MUST have this form to tryout! Here is the...

Grief and Loss Group

November 22, 2021
A friendly reminder to the Grief and Loss Group that we will be meeting in the Chapel again this Wednesday at lunch. If you cannot attend, please email Shannon at sparsons@alcdsb.on.ca to let her know.

Jr. Girls Volleyball Tryouts

November 19, 2021
Jr. Girls Volleyball tryouts begin on Monday at 4:15pm-5:45pm in the big gym. Bring gym shoes, comfortable clothes, and knee pads if you have them. Bring a signed athletic participation form with you. See Mr. Nador if you aren't able to attend.

Senior Boys Basketball Tryouts

November 19, 2021
The first senior boys basketball tryout will be Monday at 545 in the main gym. If you are unable to make this tryout, please send Mr. Dzierniejko a message on Teams.

Nintendo Smash Club

November 19, 2021
Nintendo Smash Club today at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Exam Review / Return

November 18, 2021
The end of the day (2:15 - 2:30) will be reserved for students to seek out their quad one teachers and retrieve any outstanding culminating assessments or exam results. Teachers should be in their regular classrooms. Report cards are available on Aspen for viewing.

Wrestling Tryouts/Information Session

November 18, 2021
Any students interested in trying out for the Wrestling Team should see Mr. Mignault at the very start of lunch on Friday Nov. 19 in room 252. If you can not make it please contact Mr. Mignault and get the paper work.

Honour Roll Invitations

November 17, 2021
Honour Roll lists are now posted in Student Services. The Honour Roll Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 24 and invitations will be distributed on Friday by period 1 teachers. Teachers are asked to check their mailboxes on Friday morning and distribute the invitations.

Crusader Boys Hockey

November 17, 2021
If you have signed up for hockey tryouts check your email for more info.

St. Francis Xavier University

November 16, 2021
A representative from St. F. X will be offering a virtual presentation on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 11:15. Check the Guidance Page for the meeting link, or see Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

Jr. Boy's Basketball

November 15, 2021
Junior Boys Basketball will continue their tryouts on Wednesday, and Thursday of this week. Tryouts will begin at 7am in the main gym. Please be sure to bring both a white and a dark t-shirt. If you are unable to make it to either of these tryouts please contact Mr. Weir. As...

Grief and Loss Group

November 15, 2021
Just a reminder that the Grief and Loss group will be meeting in the Chapel this Wednesday during lunch. Do not worry if you missed last week! A lot of students were away due it being the end of the quad and we will get every body back on track on Wednesday.

Dual Credits at St. Lawrence

November 11, 2021
Students interested in taking a dual credit at St. Lawrence College starting in January should meet with their guidance counsellor. Applications are now available and are due by December 8.

Improv Club

November 11, 2021
Improv Club will meet this Wednesday, Nov. 17 instead of Tuesday.

HC Chess Team

November 11, 2021
Interested in learning more about the game of Chess (including, learning how to play it)? Next week, there will be an Introductory Meeting for individuals who are interested in becoming members of the HC Chess Team. The first meeting will be on Tuesday, November 16th in room 109. Game days will be...

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign

November 10, 2021
There are volunteer opportunities with the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign. Students can call 613-531-5918 to sign up to volunteer. The campaign begins on Nov. 17th.

Jr. Boy's Basketball

November 08, 2021
The first Junior Boys Basketball tryout will take place on Wednesday, Nov 10 at 7 AM in the main gym. Please be sure to bring a Dark T-shirt, and a white t-shirt to the tryout. Any athletes currently playing a fall sport will be allowed to participate in tryouts AFTER their fall...

Crusader Boys Hockey

November 08, 2021
Last call for anyone interested in trying out for Crusader Boys Hockey is asked to fill out a player profile by clicking on this link. https://forms.office.com/r/fshBTAYGUs

Senior Boys Basketball Tryouts

November 07, 2021
Anyone interested in trying out for the Senior Boys Basketball team this year is asked to come to a brief meeting in Room 142B on Wednesday at lunch.

Field Hockey Team wins KASSAA

November 04, 2021
The Field Hockey Team defeated Sydenham 1 to 0 yesterday in the KASSAA final. The team now advances to OFSAA in Oakville, Ontario next week. Congratulations to our KASSAA champions! Good luck at OFSAA!

SHSM-ICT Meeting

November 04, 2021
There will be a SHSM-ICT meeting on Tues. Nov 9th at 11:15am in room 218. New members are welcome.

Congratulations to the Field Hockey Team

November 03, 2021
Congratulations to the Field Hockey Team. After 50 minutes of regular time, 15 minutes of overtime and 5 shooters aside in penalty shots, they defeated Frontenac 3 to 2. They take on Sydenham in the KASSAA final today at 2:30 @ Invista. Good Luck!

Jr. Boys Basketball

November 03, 2021
Sorry for the confusion surrounding the Jr. Boys Basketball meeting on the announcements. The meeting is still on for this Thursday at noon, in room 113 (Little room off gym). If you are not able to make this meeting please go and see Mr. Weir in the Phys Ed. Office to recevie...

Field Hockey Semi Final Playoffs

November 03, 2021
Congratulations to the Field Hockey Team who beat Napanee in the quarterfinals yesterday. They take on Frontenac today, 4:30 at Invista in the semi-finals. Good Luck!

Ski Team Registration

November 02, 2021
Do you ski or snowboard? Do you want to join on trips to Calabogie this winter? Come to the meeting for the alpine ski team in Room 138 on Wednesday at lunch!

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

November 02, 2021
The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award is open for applications. Students can apply at terryfoxawards.ca. The deadline date is December 1. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

Queen's Chancellor's Scholarship

November 02, 2021
Students interested in applying for the Queen's Chancellor's Scholarship are reminded to submit an application to Mrs. Cantarutti by Monday, November 8 at 8:30. Do not include letters of reference.

Girls Hockey

November 02, 2021
Anyone interested in trying out for the Girls Hockey team is asked to attend a brief meeting in room 111 at the beginning of lunch on Thursday, November 4th.

`Photo ReTake Day

November 01, 2021
Picture retakes will happen on November 15, the first day of Quad 2, in the cafeteria.

Grief and Loss Group

November 01, 2021
Those students taking part in the Grief and Loss Group are reminded that the first meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 3 in the chapel at 11:10am. Please head there as soon as you are dismissed for lunch.

Jr. Boy's Basketball

October 29, 2021
Sorry for the second announcement. The Junior Boy's Basketball meeting will have to be moved, due to Take a Kid to Work Day, to Thursday, November 4 at 12:00 and we will be using the small gym. There will be a tryout signup that needs to be filled out. If you cannot...

Canadian Armed Forces virtual meeting

October 29, 2021
A representative from the Canadian Armed Forces will be offering a virtual meeting on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 11:00. The link to join the meeting can be found on the Guidance Page in students' virtual commons.

University Presentations

October 28, 2021
Representatives from Ryerson and Brock are offering virtual presentations. Ryerson's presentation will take place on Monday, November 1st at 1:00 and Brock's presentation will take place on Tuesday, November 2 at 3:30. Go to the Guidance page to access the meeting link.

Junior Boys Basketball

October 28, 2021
There will be a meeting for all those interested in trying out for the Junior Boys Basketball team on Wednesday, November 3 in Room 113 at the start of lunch.

Yearbook for Quadmester 2

October 27, 2021
The Grade 12 Yearbook course is running in Quad 2, during the morning. If you are interested in working in a flexible environment to create the Holy Cross Yearbook, please see Mr. Dzierniejko in Room 142B!

Congratulations to the Field Hockey Team

October 26, 2021
Congratulations to the Field Hockey Team who finished their regular season with 8 wins and only 1 loss. Good luck in the playoffs next week!

Volunteer Opportunity

October 26, 2021
Five volunteers are needed to package nativity kits for the elementary schools on Friday, November 5th after school for a few hours. If you are interested, please sign up with Mrs. Vella-Bowry in Student Services

SHSM - Environment meeting

October 26, 2021
Students interested in learning more about SHSM - Environment are welcome to attend an information meeting on Wednesday, October 27 at 11:00 in the learning commons.

Attention Students in Grade 9 and 10

October 25, 2021
Do you like solving logic problems? Come at lunch to Rm 235 to learn about the Beaver Computing Competition. No coding experience required. See Ms. Johnston or Mr. Holmes if you can't make it at lunch.

Jr. Football

October 20, 2021
The Jr Football team won yesterday 22-0 vs Kingston secondary school. The defense played very well behind strong play from Will Parisotto and Noah Fardella. The offense capitalized on good field position. Noah Borges scored 2 touchdowns and Cooper Fawcett added 1 of his own. Trey Thompson rounded out the scoring converting...

Math Tutor needed

October 20, 2021
A grade 8 student from Our Lady of Lourdes school is looking for a math tutor. If you are interested, please contact Mrs. Cantarutti.

SHSM Information & Communications Technology INFO session

October 20, 2021
Interested in animation, computer programming or coding, audio, film, game design, graphic design, journalism, photography, radio, video production, web design, or other careers in media or computing? Come to an information meeting Friday at the start of lunch in the learning commons to learn about an incredible opportunity with our SHSM-ICT program...

Ontario University Application PINs

October 20, 2021
Grade 12 students interested in applying to an Ontario University can now pick up their access codes and PIN in Student Services.

Volunteer Opportunity

October 19, 2021
Glenhaven Memorial Gardens in Glenburnie is looking for students to place Canadian flags at the graves of veterans on Saturday, November 6th for volunteer hours. Please email Mr. Lewis if interested MLewis@arbormemorial.com

Carleton University

October 19, 2021
A representative from Carleton University will be offering a virtual presentation on Thursday, October 21 at 3:00. Please check the Guidance page in the announcements for post-secondary presentations for the meeting link.

Curling Club

October 18, 2021
Interested in learning to curl this year, or already an experienced curler? See Mr. Holmes in 217 or Mr. Thorborn in 228 for more info. We meet on Wednesday's after school starting this week.

HC Cheer

October 15, 2021
HC Cheer Tuesday, October 19th 4:00-7:00 p.m. Remember to bring a signed permission form to practice Practice is open to everyone! All skill levels welcomed

Senior Girls Basketball Team

October 14, 2021
In senior girls basketball action, Holy Cross defeated NDSS 50-15. Hayden Gaudet was the games top scorer with 10 points while Chelsey Thompson and Ella Best-Taylor both contributed 9 points a piece.

Junior Girls Basketball

October 14, 2021
Last night, the junior girls basketball team had a decisive team win beating NDSS 52-14. Lauren Hoogenrad led the way score 14 points.

Full Disclosure Date

October 14, 2021
Grade 12 students are reminded that the last day to drop a quadmester 1 course is Friday, October 15. After that date, dropped courses will show on the student transcript. Please see your guidance counselor.

Server position available at Rosewood

October 14, 2021
Rosewood retirement home is looking to hire a server. Job information is posted outside of Student Services.

Fishing team

October 13, 2021
Well, it's oh-fish-ial. The fishing team will meet on Thursday (tomorrow) this week. The meeting will take place at lunch in portable 307. All are welcomed, if you can't make it let minnow.

Fishing team

October 06, 2021
There is a fishing team meeting today at lunch in portable 307. All are welcome to attend.

Senior Boys Volleyball

October 05, 2021
Congratulations to the seniors boys volleyball team for their second win of the season defeating FSS in 5 sets. The whole team modeled what a positive and winning attitude can do for success.

Junior Girls Basketball

October 05, 2021
The junior girls basketball team defeated Frontenac last night with a convincing 38-18 win. High scorers were Emma Dixon with 10 points and Charlotte Cantarutti with 8 points.

St. Lawrence College

October 04, 2021
A representative from St. Lawrence College is offering a virtual presentation on Wednesday, October 6 at 11:15. The link for the presentation is found on the Guidance Page. Please see your guidance counsellor if you have any questions.

TD Scholarship

October 01, 2021
Grade 12 students who would like to apply to the TD scholarship for Community Leadership can do so at td.com/scholarships. The application is due on November 15. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

University of Waterloo virtual presentation

October 01, 2021
A representative from the university of Waterloo will be offering a virtual presentation on Tuesday, October 5 at 5:30. The presentation link can be found on The Guidance Page. See your counsellor if you have any questions.

Thanksgiving Food Drive

September 30, 2021
The Thanksgiving Food Drive for the Food Bank will run from October 4th-8th. Please bring in donations of non-perishable food items to your morning class!

Fleming College

September 28, 2021
A representative from Fleming College will be offering a virtual presentation on Thursday, Sept. 30 at 2:30 The zoom link can be found on The Guidance Page in the Post-Secondary announcement. Please see Mrs. Cantarutti if you have any questions.

Club Showcase

September 27, 2021
Want to get involved at HC but aren't sure what clubs we have or if they are running? Check out the Club Showcase on Tuesday at lunch in the main foyer.

Volleyball Scorekeepers/lines people

September 26, 2021
The HC volleyball teams are looking for students interested in scorekeeping for their home games. Please go to room 202 at lunch on Wednesday if you are interested. See Mr Gervais or Mr Fraser for further info.

Field Hockey

September 26, 2021
Please excuse the Field Hockey team at 1:55 pm on Monday. We have our first two games at Invista!

Student Discounts

September 24, 2021
Student Discounts have been finalized for the 2021/2022 school year by your Student Council. Students are asked to show their timetable to receive discounts at the following restaurants until your Student ID cards come in later this year. Discounts are as follows: Mucho Burrito, Gardiners Rd. 10%; Osmows Gardiners Rd 10%; Dairy...

Grade Reps

September 24, 2021
Students in grade 9-11 interested in representing their grade and working with Student Council, are invited to pick up an application form outside the council room (top of the main staircase) Applications are due by Tuesday at lunch.

Ontario Tech University

September 24, 2021
Ontario Tech University, located in Oshawa, will be offering a virtual presentation on Tuesday, September 28 at 2:45. Please go to The Guidance Page for the link to connect to the presentation. See your guidance counsellor if you have any questions.

post - secondary presentation

September 23, 2021
Grade 12 students who were on spare or who were absent for the grade 12 post-secondary presentations offered in period 1 classes can attend the presentation offered in the Learning Commons on Friday at 12:15. Please ask your period 2 teacher to send Mrs. Cantarutti your name.

Board Games Social

September 22, 2021
Students looking for opportunities to socialize, meet new people and play board games are encouraged to come to Rm. 132 at 11:30 during lunch on Fridays for Board Games Social :) Starting this Friday, Sept. 24th.

International Club

September 20, 2021
International Club will be meeting on Wednesdays at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Ontario Universities Fair

September 20, 2021
Students interested in attending university in Ontario are encouraged to attend the Ontario Universities Fair on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 12 - 2. This is a virtual fair and students can access the event at ontariouniversitiesfair.ca

HC GOLF - KASSAA Preliminary Rounds

September 19, 2021
There will be an important meeting for members of the HC Golf team at the beginning of lunch on Monday. Attendance is mandatory. Room 109.

Field Hockey excused early

September 14, 2021
Please excuse the field hockey at 2:10 pm on Thursday to travel to Invista.

Lockers

September 10, 2021
All students must be moved into their lockers by Wednesday, September 15th. After that time, all unused lockers will be secured.

tutor needed

September 10, 2021
A grade 7 student who attends St. John XXIII school is needing a math and English tutor. Please contact Mrs. Cantarutti if you are interested.

International Club

September 09, 2021
Interested in meeting new people from different countries? We have 17 new international students at HC. Come and meet them and join the international club on Wednesdays, at 11:30 in the lecture theatre.

HC GOLF TEAM TRY-OUTS

September 09, 2021
Thursday at lunch is the last day to sign up for the Golf Team try-outs. If you are interested, please see Mr. Watts in Room 109. Before Friday, you must complete a Permission to Participate Form and have a parent sign it. The first try-out is at Amherstview Golf Course. The first...

Girls Basketball

September 08, 2021
Attention all girls interested in being part of the Holy Cross Basketball Program there is meeting today (Thursday) at lunch in the gym.

Boys Volleyball

September 08, 2021
Volleyball is back! All boys interested in playing volleyball this fall are asked to come to todays meeting (Wednesday) at lunch in room 202. Seniors are at 11:15 and Juniors are at 11:30.

Lost and Found

September 07, 2021
Lost and found items have been laid out on a table outside the main office. If you lost anything last year be sure to take a look. Any unclaimed items will be donated at the end of the week.

Dual Credit Opportunities

September 07, 2021
St. Lawrence College still has available openings for Dual Credits in the following courses: Electrical, Welding, Developmental Psychology, Police Foundations, Carpentry, Environmental Studies and Stress Management. These courses take place 1 - 2 days a week until December. See your guidance counsellor for more information.

Timetable changes

September 07, 2021
Students wishing to make adjustments to their timetables must sign up for an appointment in student services. Counsellsors will be available to make timetable changes during school hours. The last day for timetable changes for quadmester 1 is on Monday, Sept. 13.

JR. Football

September 06, 2021
There is a meeting today (Tuesday) at lunch in the Gym for all those interested in playing Jr. Football. If you cannot make it please see Mr. Hunter or Mr. White for information.

HC GOLF TEAM Try-Outs

September 06, 2021
Are you interested in trying out for the HC Golf Team? If you have some golf experience and are interested, please attend an important meeting today in room 109 during the lunch period.

Timetables

August 26, 2021
The timetables are now available in ASPEN. In order to access them, please do the following: Click on the ASPEN icon in your Virtual Commons Click on "My Info" Click on "Current Schedule" Click on "list view" The schedule is now a "quadmester" format. You will have two courses for the first...

Time Capsule Survey - Student Input Needed

June 22, 2021
Before you wrap up your school year, Student Council asks that you fill out a survey to commemorate your year together. Your answers may be included in the Time Capsule that will be opened on HC's 50th anniversary. (2036) Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LKV3ZQJ Please complete by end of day Sunday. June 27th. Grade 12s...

Athletics Banquet - Graduating Athlete Edition

June 22, 2021
Tonight (Tues. Jun 22) @ 7 pm, we are celebrating the accomplishments of Holy Cross graduating athletes. Featuring virtual awards presentations for: Athletic Letter Recipients, Top Graduating Athlete of the Year ~ Female, Top Graduating Athlete of the Year ~ Male, Sports Leadership Award, photo & video highlights and more! Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96TQRvJ9vrg

Graduation Reminders

June 18, 2021
The Class of 2021 is reminded to regularly check their school email for important information about their graduation. Quick Summary: Mon Jun 21: online booking begins at 7am sharp to book your graduation time slot: www.hc.schoolappointments.com Wed Jun 23: grad item pickup including lawn sign, cap, etc. by last name (refer to...

Used Uni Sale Monday & Spiritwear

June 18, 2021
A reminder there is a Used Uniform Sale on Monday. June 21st 3pm-6pm outside at the front of the school. CASH ONLY. Spiritwear items will also be for sale including clearance sale items.

Refugee Family Fundraiser - Tony's Pizza

June 16, 2021
Interested in eating pizza for a good cause? This upcoming weekend, Tony's Pizza is donating 10% of orders that use the promo code “Holy Cross” to Sanctuary, a group at St. Paul's Parish currently supporting a Syrian refugee family. From this Friday – Sunday, please consider having a pizza night to support...

Student Council: Faith Life Representative

June 09, 2021
The faith life representative position on student council for next year is open. The position entails working with student council on various school initiatives and activities, collaborating with CICS to organize volunteer opportunities, and consulting with Mr. Cotman on how to best serve the spiritual needs of the Holy Cross community. Grade...

Student Virtual Kahoot Event

June 08, 2021
Join Student Council for ONE BIG KAHOOT per grade! E-gift cards up for grabs! (1 winner per grade) Thurs Jun 10th. Gr 9: 2:40pm, Gr 10: 3:10pm, Gr 11 3:40pm, Gr 12/13: 4:10pm. The Teams invite/link will be emailed to your school account.

Time Capsule

June 03, 2021
Student Council is putting together a Time Capsule to be opened at HC's 50th Anniversary (2036) & we want to hear from you! Let us know what you think should be put it in by filling out this form: https://forms.office.com/r/rhWjseTJL3

Student Council Election - Vote!

June 03, 2021
Voting is now open to elect your Student Council for next school year. Your teachers have your unique class link to vote. Anyone on spare or coop should check their email for their unique link. Here is the video of the Virtual Town Hall Candidate Speeches - https://youtu.be/_JXNDMzb_ts Voting closes at 12...

Yearbooks have arrived, and will be distributed outdoors at the front of the school on Thursday, June 10

June 03, 2021
Yearbooks have arrived, and will be distributed outdoors at the front of the school on Thursday, June 10. Please verify that you ordered your yearbook using the list sent to your email. If you have not ordered a copy, we have ordered a few extras, so some copies are still available for...

HC Canadian Blood Services Donation Day - Wed. Jun 3

June 01, 2021
Help us save lives Holy Cross! If you are 17+, consider donating blood and booking an appointment with Canadian Blood Services. Join Team Holy Cross. Go to: https//myaccount.blood.ca/en/join-team/HOLY011675 to reserve your time for our team donation

Community Service Hours

May 25, 2021
Graduating grade 12 students are reminded to submit your community service hours to your guidance counsellor. This year, graduates only need to complete 20 hours of community service to be able to graduate. Please contact your guidance counsellor if you need a community service form to record your hours. All hours should...

Board-wide Bingo Card

May 21, 2021
Your board-wide Student Senate has created a bingo card for you, HC. Check council's Instagram @holycrossstudentcouncil or our Twitter @hcstudco for details. To participate & submit the card, you can dm us, put it on your story with council tagged or email holycrosscouncil1986@gmail.com Prizes for 2 random participants #alcdsbingochallenge *You can also...

Student Trustee Applications DUE TODAY

May 21, 2021
Today is the final day to submit your application for the Student Trustee position: (advocate for students in our board, connect with other student leaders, attend 2 board meetings a month, receive guidance & support, plus receive a $2500 honorarium. *Application: list everything you've been involved with at the school & write...

Valedictorian Nominations

May 10, 2021
A reminder to all potential Graduates- nominations for your class Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Class Reps are due by this FRIDAY. Send your nomination to Mr. Roberts robertsd@alcdsb.on.ca

Coffeehouse Tonight!

May 06, 2021
Be sure to tune in for the last Coffeehouse of the year tonight at 7:00! You can watch at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNsod5TqmDA

Student Council 2021/2022 Applications due Friday

May 05, 2021
Current grade 11s interested in running for Student Council for next school year are reminded that applications are due this Friday. May 7th. For more info, email Mrs. McDonald mcdojenn@alcdb.on.ca or check out/dm the council Instagram @holycrossstudentcouncil

Virtual Trades Expo

May 05, 2021
Students are invited to attend a skilled trades expo on May 19 and 20 from 6-8:30. The virtual event will highlight opportunities in several trades. For more information, contact your guidance counsellor

Dual Credit Applications

May 05, 2021
Senior students interested in taking a Dual Credit at St. Lawrence College in September should check the Guidance Page on your virtual commons for course offerings and an application. The applications are due by May 25th. Contact your guidance counsellor for more information.

International Student Buddies

May 04, 2021
Are you interested in meeting new people and earning volunteer hours? Become an International Student Buddy! Fifteen new international students will be coming to Holy Cross next year and we are looking for student leaders to help guide them at our school. For more information and an application form to become a...

Coffee House Deadline Extended!

April 29, 2021
The deadline to send in submissions for our Virtual Coffee House has been extended to Monday, May 3rd! Email your video to Mr. Cotman at ncotman@alcdsb.on.ca.

Coffee House

April 23, 2021
A friendly reminder that video submisisons are still being accepted for our last Virtual Coffe House of the year. All different talents are welcome (instrguments/singing, comedy, dancing, etc.)! Submissions are due by Friday, April 30th. Send your recording to Mr. Cotman at ncotman@alcdsb.on.ca.

Coffee House

April 09, 2021
Submisisons are now being accepted for our last Virtual Coffe House of the year. All different talents are welcome (instrguments/singing, comedy, dancing, etc.)! Submissions are due by Friday, April 30th. The Coffee House will air on YouTube Friday, May 7th.

octomester 7 timetables

April 09, 2021
Students are reminded to check the new student portal Aspen for their timetables. Aspen is found on the students' virtual commons.

Summer School

April 07, 2021
Summer School elearning courses are now open for registration. Please contact your guidance counsellor for more information.

Crusaders Baseball Player Search for 2022

April 01, 2021
Any students interested in playing baseball for Holy Cross in 2022 should fill out a player profile by April 11th here https://forms.office.com/r/AFxjcCRpc0 or on Team Page https://alcdsb.sharepoint.com/sites/CrusadersBaseball

course selection

March 29, 2021
MyBlueprint is still open for student submissions for next years' courses. Students who have not yet made course selections will have until Thursday, April 1 to enter their choices in myBlueprint.

Full Disclosure Date

March 22, 2021
The full disclosure date for senior students is Monday, March 29. Grade 12 students who would like to drop their octomester 6 course should contact their guidance counsellor.

Missing Ring

March 15, 2021
A silver Claddagh ring was lost here at Holy Cross late last week, either in the building or the student parking lot. The ring has great sentimental value. If you find it, please bring it to the Main Office. Thank you.

course selection

March 15, 2021
Students are reminded to complete their course selections on myBlueprint. Course selections were due on March 15, but students can still make their selections on myBlueprint. Please contact your guidance counsellor if you have any questions.

Fake Break

March 15, 2021
This week is Fake Break! Mon: Movies in the caf at lunch, Tues: Kahoot in the caf at lunch with prizes, Wed: Wear green for St. Patrick's Day, (non uni), Thurs: Wear beach accessories (with uniform), Fri: Non-uni but encouraged to wear mismatched socks and/or blue and yellow accessories for World Down...

Lenten Fundraising

March 02, 2021
A final reminder that you have until this Thurday, March 4th to bring in donations for Chalice! All proceeds will go towards the building of a library at Nelson Mandela Secondary School in Tanzania.

New student portal - Aspen

February 26, 2021
Students can now access their timetable on the Aspen portal found on students' virtual commons. Students can click Aspen, and then click the 'Academics' tab to access their timetable. Students should no longer access their timetable on Maplewood.

Red & White "Toonie for Non-Uni" Thursday

February 23, 2021
Crusaders - bring in $2 for a "toonie for non-uni" this Thursday. Once donated, wear red & white (on Thurs) to support the local Special Olympics and Dawn McMillan's quest for the polar plunge. All monies raised stay local and support our Special Olympics athletes. Special guests will be in the lobby...

Pink Shirt Day

February 22, 2021
This Wed. Feb 24th wear a pink shirt/pink accessories with your uniform to take a stand against bullying. Students not participating should be in full uniform.

Lenten Fundraising

February 22, 2021
Don't forget to keep bringing in donations for our Lenten Campaign in support of Chalice Canada. Our fundraising efforts will be put towards the construction of a library at a secondary school in Tanzania. The class which raises the most will receive a prize!

Full Disclosure Date

February 17, 2021
The full disclosure date for octomester 5 is Wednesday, February 24. Senior students wishing to drop their course should contact their guidance counsellor.

Job/Volunteer opportunity

February 12, 2021
There are positions available as dietary servers at Rosewood Retirement home. The hours are from 4-8 PM along with weekends. It is not permanent, but students would be able to stay on as volunteers. Contact Mrs. Cantarutti or Mr. Cotman for more information.

Matchomatics

February 10, 2021
Who is your best match (and most opposite match) in the school? Fill out the Matchomatics survey to find out! It's fun, and it's FREE to fill out. To get your results, bring in $2 to your teacher. Survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LS7QRMX

Frost Week

February 05, 2021
Frost week spirit days for week of Feb 8-12: Mon: Green/Silver/HC swag, Tues: Colour by grade: Grade 9 – silver, Grade 10 –green, Grade 11- red, Grade 12- blue, Grade 13- orange, Staff- purple; Wed: Hawaiian Day, Thurs: Homeroom wars - your class chooses the theme, Fri: Regular non-uni. See posters &...

Volunteer Opportunity in Bath

February 03, 2021
Volunteers are needed for ice maintenace and skating supervision at a community skating rink in Bath. Contact skatingbath@gmail.com for more information

Welcome back

January 22, 2021
Hi Everyone! We look forward to seeing you back at HC starting Monday January 25th to finish up Octo-4! January 28th (Thursday) will be culminating/exam day for Octo-4. Teachers will let you know about your tasks for that day. Please ensure that you bring your Octo-4 textbooks with you on Monday and...

Virtual Daily Challenge!

January 17, 2021
Crusaders, get your challenge on this week to win a prize! Mon:Wear green/silver or HC spiritwear & get outdoors; Tues: Recreate or create a TikTok; Wed: Trick Shot; Thurs: Crusader bingo/throwback memories; Fri: Baking/Cooking masterpieces. Take a photo or video each day, use #HCVirtualChallenge on social, DM or tag us (@holycrossstudentcouncil Instagram)...

Eastern Ontario Colleges Panel

January 14, 2021
The 5 Eastern Colleges will be hosting a live Presentation on Tuesday January 19th at 3:30pm. The 5 Colleges that will be presenting are: Algonquin, Durham, Fleming, Loyalist and St Lawrence. This will be a great a great way for students to connect with multiple colleges at once. The zoom link can...

SHSM ICT

January 13, 2021
Grade 11 students interested in joining the Specialist High Skills Major in Information & Communications Technology for this year are reminded to register before Fri. Jan 15th. Info & Link to register: http://www.alcdsb.on.ca/programs/shsm/Pages/InfoTech.aspx#/= Free certifications & training including CPR/First Aid, post secondary exploration, eventually field trips, & more. Contact Mrs. McDonald for...

Before you leave for Christmas break!

December 18, 2020
Students and staff - make sure you take everything with you that you need for your Octo-4 course. With our current public health concerns, there is a chance that we may have to return to remote learning in January. We need to be prepared, just in case. Have a safe holiday and...

Christmas Coffeehouse & Talent Show TONIGHT!

December 17, 2020
Get into the holiday spirit with songs & dances from HC students & staff. The show premieres Thurs Dec 17th at 6:30pm on the HC YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/gskFd93Me1s

octomester 4 class changes

December 15, 2020
Students are reminded that the last day to change octomester 4 courses is Thursday, December 17.

Christmas Spirit Week

December 13, 2020
Wed: Red & Green Day, Virtual Gingerbread Contest entries due; Thurs: Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, socially distanced Santa photos at lunch, Coffeehouse 6:30pm HC YouTube Channel; Fri: Comfy Day.

Elf On a Shelf Contest

December 13, 2020
Spot the elf around the school all this week, tell us it's location & be entered into a draw to win a prize! @holycrossstudentcouncil on Instagram or email holycrosscouncil1986@gmail.com

Advent Collection

December 07, 2020
Wonderful job bringing in items for our Advent Collection! This is just a friendly reminder to keep it up until the end of this week so that we can put together as many "Christmas Cheer Packs" as possible.

Virtual Choir

December 01, 2020
Any students interested in joining the choir should contact Mrs. Check Drumm or Mr. Cotman. We have some awesome plans for Christmas! Don't be shy! Please reach out if you're interested or have any questions 🎵🎤

Full Disclosure Date

November 30, 2020
The full disclosure date for senior courses is Friday, December 4. Senior students can drop their course by December 4 without the mark showing on the transcript. See your counsellor for more information.

Advent Collection

November 30, 2020
Our Advent Collection runs from Nov. 30th - Dec. 11th. Bring in items that will be put into gift packages and delivered to residents in retirement and long-term care homes. Requested items include socks, decks of cards, crossword/word search books, and more!

Honour Roll List

November 25, 2020
The Honour Roll list is now posted outside of Student Services. Students who are on the list can pick up their Honour Roll certificate and a treat on Wednesday, December 2 just outside of the Student Services Department during their lunchbreak. Congratulations to those who achieved an 80% average on 8 Holy...

Christmas Talent Show

November 25, 2020
Calling all musicians, singers, dancers, actors, artists & more. HC is gearing up for a holiday extravaganza with our first virtual Christmas Talent Show! Submit your video to tinyurl.com/christmastalent by Sun. Dec. 13th. *Not all acts need to be Christmas related, but it is encouraged.

School photos are in cafeteria today

November 24, 2020
School photos will be in the cafeteria today, and not in the learning commons as previously announced,

Computing Competition Grade 9 and 10

November 18, 2020
Any grade 9 or 10 student interested in writing the University of Waterloo Beaver Computing please contact Mr. Holmes in Room 217 or send him an email at holmjohn@alcdsb.on.ca. No computing experience is necessary. Remote learners are most welcome.

class changes for octomester 3

November 13, 2020
Students are reminded that the last day to make changes to this octomester's course is Monday, Novemeber16.

Spirit Week

November 12, 2020
HC Spirit Week is Nov 16-20! Mon: Fashion Crime, Tues: Jersey, Wed: Country Western, Thurs: Pink, Fri: Green/Silver

St. Lawrence College Virtual Open House

November 11, 2020
St. Lawrence College is offering a virtual open house on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9-12. Students can access the event on the St. Lawrence College website.

Octo-3 Textbooks

November 11, 2020
The book room will be open on Thursday November 12th, for students to return Octo-2 textbooks. On Friday November 13th, Octo-3 classes will be called down to the book room to get textbooks for Octo-3 classes. Students must have paid their $100 textbook deposit (either by post-dated cheque given to the main...

Dual Credit at St. Lawrence College

November 05, 2020
Senior students have the opportunity to take a dual credit course at St. Lawrence college. There are a variety of options for students including carpentry, welding, baking, electrical and many other courses that will prepare students for college. See your guidance counsellor for more information.

Atlantic Post-Secondary Virtual Fairs

November 04, 2020
Students interested in attending a post-secondary institution in the Atlantic provinces should register for The Atlantic Virtual Fairs to be held from November 17-30. Check the Guidance Page on your virtual commons for registration information.

Queen's Chancellor's Award

October 30, 2020
Grade 12 students interested in applying for the Queen's Chancellor's Award are reminded that the application deadline for the school nomination is Friday, November 6 at 8:30 am. Contact Mrs. Cantarutti if you have any questions.

Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 26, 2020
Students & Staff are invited to particpate in a Virtual Pumpkin Carving contest. Send in two photos: one of your awesome carved pumpkin and one of your awesome carved pumpkin with you in the photo to: Email: holycrosscouncil1986@gmail.com or DM @holycrossstudentcouncil on Instagram. Prizes for best pumpkin carving. Photos due Oct 28th.

Remembrance Day Video

October 26, 2020
Any reserves or cadet core interested in helping with a Remembrance Day video, please see Mr. Cotman in his office beside the chapel during your grade's lunch.

Full Disclosure Date

October 26, 2020
Grade 12 students should be aware that the full disclosure date for Octomester 2 is Monday, November 2. Grade 12 students are able to drop the course before this date without it appearing on the transcript. Contact your guidance counsellor for more information.

Grad artist and athlete portraits

October 15, 2020
Grad artist and athlete portraits are being taken on Friday, physically distanced outside, at the front entrance to the school. If you have any questions, please message @parismarae on Instagram or see Mr. Prior in room 129 for an appointment slip.

Student Yearbook surveys

October 15, 2020
If you have not yet completed your yearbook survey, please go to D2L, select your "Holy Cross Grade Yearbook contributions" class, select "Survey and Questionnaires" in CONTENT for the link to the survey.

OUAC access codes

October 15, 2020
Ontario University Applcation Center access codes have arrived and are available in Student Services. Grade 12 students interested in applying to Ontario universities must pick up their access code in order to apply to university. Remote learners should email their guidance counsellor.

Queen's Student Conference

October 14, 2020
Queen's Student Diversity Project is offering a virtual conference on October 24-25. Topics include Financial Aid, Mental Health Resouces, and discussion regarding creating change in our community. Interested students need to register in advance. See Mrs. Cantarutti or go the the Guidance Page for more information.

octomester 2 class change requests

October 13, 2020
Students will have until Wednesday, October 14, to request a class change for octomester 2.

HC's Got Talent - YouTube

October 12, 2020
If you missed the premiere of HC's Got Talent and the mascot reveal, you can watch it on YouTube: https://youtu.be/rPvWPp2GK2Y Thank you to all of our performers.

OSSLT D2L Shell

October 09, 2020
FYI - All students have been added to the OSSLT D2L shell. Our main focus group is the grade 10 and 11 students. Grade 12 students need not investigate this D2L shell unless advised to do so by Guidance. Grade 9s will recieve direction on thier content in the new year.

St. Lawrence College Virtual Presentation

October 07, 2020
St. Lawrence College is offering a virtual presentation on October 26 at 4:00. Please go to the Guidance Page found on your virtual commons to register.

Mental Health Day

October 06, 2020
Students are invited to wear blue accessories with their full uniform on Wed. Oct. 7th in support of Mental Health support and awareness day. No hats. Also consider bringing $2-$5 to your homeroom for tickets to win a packaged raffle basket. All proceeds will go toward mental health initiatives.

Grade 12 post-secondary presentation

October 06, 2020
Grade 12 students can now access the post-secondary information presentation on the Guidance Page. This presentation offers information regarding application timelines and useful research resources.

Thanksgiving Food Drive

October 05, 2020
Keep bringing in donations of non-perishable food items this week! The food drive continues until Friday.

HC's Got Talent! Videos DUE TODAY!

October 04, 2020
Submissions for the virtual talent show are due by end of day Sun. Oct. 4th. Please record your video horizontal. You must also submit a photo of yourself. (ie. dancer? Submit a photo of you dancing) Any art or photography, you may submit a photo of the piece along with a photo...

Metis cultural virtual camp

September 30, 2020
Metis youth (grades 10-12) are invited to register for a virtual camp that will take place from October 23 - 25. Workshops will involve topics of Metis culture and way of life. Interested students should see Mrs. Cantarutti for registration informaiton.

Grad photo sign-ups

September 29, 2020
GRADUATING STUDENTS- please check your email for grad photo sign-ups.

Thanksgiving Food Drive

September 29, 2020
The Thanksgiving Food Drive has begun! Remember to bring in non-perishable food items to your class. This will be ongoing until October 9th.

Orange Shirt Day - Wednesday

September 29, 2020
Wear an orange shirt with your uniform bottoms on Wednesday. This is to commemorate the residential school experience and reminds us of the ongoing process of reconciliation.

HC's Got Talent

September 22, 2020
HC is holding a virtual talent show featuring a variety of talents from HC students and staff. If you can dance, sing, juggle, play an instrument, do trick shots, comedy, poetry, draw, paint, act, magic tricks, baking, wood carvings, etc., we want to see it! Submit a horizontal video of your act...

Locker Items

September 22, 2020
Final reminder to check the lost and found table for items that were left in lockers last year! The items are in bags labelled with the locker number they came from.

Full Disclosure Date

September 21, 2020
Senior students should be aware that the full disclosure date for courses to appear on their transcript will be Sept. 28. On Sept. 28 the course and mark will be recorded on the student transcript at the end of the octomester.

Ottawa U virtual presentation

September 21, 2020
Students interested in attending a virtual presentation provided by Ottawa U should email Mrs. Cantarutti in order to register.

Major Scholarships

September 21, 2020
Grade 12 students interested in seeking school sponsorships for the Loran Award, U of T Book award, Schulich Award and Queen's Chancellor's scholarship should request an appointment with Mrs. Cantarutti to discuss the applicaiton process.

Locker Items

September 15, 2020
Items that were not retrieved from lockers last year have been put out on the lost and found tables by the Learning Commons. The items are in bags labelled with the locker number they came from. Be sure to check if you have anything there!

Spirit Wear

September 10, 2020
Due to popular demand, the HC sweatpants have been SOLD OUT. Refunds will be issued to orders not able to be fulfilled. Student Council apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused. The sweatpants will be restocked at a later date. Please note the online Spirit Shop is temporarily closed and will...

Student Trustee

September 08, 2020
Please see Mrs. Cantarutti for more information regarding the Student Trustee election process.

Lost & Found

September 08, 2020
Please check the lost and found tables beside the learning commons for anything you may have lost. There are still many items from last year! Anything not reclaimed by the end of this week will be donated.

Timetable changes

September 04, 2020
The new octomester schedule will impact the timeline for students to change their timetables if necessary. Students who need a timetable change may do so within 2 days of the start each octomester block. The the last day for grade 9s and 10s to make a request to change their timetable for...

Celebration of the Class of 2020

June 25, 2020
Celebrating the Holy Cross Class of 2020 https://youtu.be/joetOVkd_Mw

Coffee House Link

June 18, 2020
Our final Coffee House of the year will be streamed tonight at 7:00. You don't want to miss these amazing performances! Watch at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4ulV1qTcys&feature=youtu.be

Virtual Coffee House - Verison 2.0

May 28, 2020
Our Coffee House is back by popular demand! Record yourself playing a song​​ and email it to ncotman@alcdsb.on.ca ​​by Monday, June 15th. Approved videos will be streamed to YouTube on Friday, June 19th @ 7:00 PM!​ Performers from our previous Coffee House are welcome to participate again!

Coffee House deadline extended to Friday, May 1st

April 26, 2020
You now have until this Friday, May 1st to submit your video for the Coffee House! Approved videos will be streamed on Thursday, May 7th @ 7:00 PM.

Summer School Information

April 20, 2020
July elearning courses are now available. Check the Guidance Page for a list of available courses. Contact your guidance counselor if you are interested in registering for a course: cantarut@alcdsb.on.ca, hulton@alcdsb.on.ca, vbowry@alcdsb.on.ca

Virtual Coffee House

April 17, 2020
-Record yourself playing one song to be considered for our online Spring Coffee House (if using phone please record horizontally) -Email the recording to Mr. Cotman at ncotman@alcdsb.on.ca by Friday, April 24th (if you encounter any issues let me know) -Accepted submissions will be released in a video compilation!

Students - Employment Opportunity!

April 11, 2020
Hello Holy Cross! We have had a request from Philip Munk, who runs the kitchen at the Sisters Of Providence Mother-House. He is looking for extra staff who can help them through this difficult time, as he currently cannot meet the needs of his community with existing staff. This is not a...

Senior Boys Soccer -- Information Meeting

March 12, 2020
All students who are interested in trying out for this year's Senior Boys Soccer team are asked to attend an information meeting today at lunch in portable 309.

Computer Coding Competition Meeting

March 12, 2020
Anyone interested in competing at Queen's in a team coding event should meet in the back of the Learning Commons today after school

Rosary

March 10, 2020
All are invited to join in praying the Rosary during lunch in the chapel.

Boys Rugby

March 10, 2020
There will be a short meeting for all boys interested in playing Rugby this year on Thursday, March 12 at the beginning of lunch in room 210.

Young Women in Public Safety

March 10, 2020
There is a one week paid opportunity for grade 11 females interested in working in federal public safety organizations such as RCMP, Corrections, Border Services and The Department of National Defence. The program takes place July 13-17. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

Dodgeball Tryouts

March 10, 2020
There will dodgeball tryouts in the small gym on Thursday and Friday at lunch this week. The sign up sheet is posted on the main gym doors.

BADMINTON

March 09, 2020
🏸 BADMINTON - Practice on THURSDAY morning is CANCELLED due to the Guest Speaker in the gym. See you Tuesday March 24th at 7:00 am.

Smash Club

March 09, 2020
Nintendo Smash Club Friday at lunch.

St. Lawrence College Representative

March 09, 2020
A representative from St. Lawrence College will be here Tuesday at lunch to talk to students who have applied to college or are interested in attending St. Lawrence.

Computing Contest

March 09, 2020
Anyone interested in participating in a team coding event at Queen's, is invited to a meeting in 217 today (Tuesday) at lunch. If you are interested but unable to attend, please let Mr. Holmes know

Book Cub Meeting

March 09, 2020
Book Club meeting today at lunch (Tuesday, March 10) in room 244.

WASHINGTON VOCALS

March 09, 2020
The Washington vocal ensemble has rehearsal after school today in the music room.

HC Chess Club

March 06, 2020
Are you interested in participating in a city wide Chess Tournament? If so, please attend an important meeting today in room 109 at the start of lunch.

HC Chess Club

March 03, 2020
Members of the HC Chess Club (and those who are interested in joining) are asked to attend an important meeting today at the beginning of lunch in room 109.

Grade 9-11 Waterloo Math Contest

March 03, 2020
Grade 9-11 Students interested in writing the Fryer (Gr. 9) Galois (Gr. 10) or Hypatia (Gr. 11) on April 15th please see Ms. Goodberry in Room 111 by Wednesday March 11.

EUCLID - Waterloo Math Contest

March 03, 2020
Grade 12 Students interested in writing the EUCLID please see Ms. Goodberry in Room 111 by Wednesday March 11 - it will be written on April 7th

TALKING HEADS WEDNESDAY!

March 02, 2020
If you are interested in becoming a better speaker and debator, please join us! We meet Wednesdays after school in room 117/Learning Commons. All are welcome!

Graduating Friends Photos

March 02, 2020
Grad friend photos for the yearbook will be taken in room 129 during period 2 on Wednesday and Friday this week.

SHSM Info Comm Tech meeting

March 02, 2020
​SHSM Info Comm Tech regular monthly meeting the first Wednesday of every month this Wednesday, March 4th. Agenda Items: Kingston Canadian Film Festival, Skills Competition, Sweatshirts.

BADMINTON

March 02, 2020
🏸BADMINTON - Team Practice on Tuesday morning at 7:00 and after school on Wednesday from 2:30 - 4:00.

Lenten Campaign For Chalice

March 02, 2020
Our Lenten campaign is now underway. We are working with the charity Chalice to help build a library for a secondary school in Tanzania. Every dollar helps!

vocals

March 02, 2020
All students singing in Washington, there is a vocal rehearsal today after school.

Girls Rugby

February 27, 2020
The Girls Rugby team will practice on Mondays and Thursdays until March Break. Practice will be 2:45-4:15 in the small gym.

International Club Meeting

February 27, 2020
The international club meeting will be on Monday, March 2nd at lunch in room 244.

Smash Club

February 27, 2020
With all the interruptions this week, Smash Club will be canceled on Friday, Feb 28th and will resume next Friday, March 6th.

Sr. Girls Soccer

February 25, 2020
There will be a sign up meeting on Thursday Feb. 27, at 11:15 in Rm 136 for any Gr. 11 or 12 girls interested in playing Sr. Girls soccer this season. Tryouts begin next week, 2:45-4:15pm

BADMINTON

February 25, 2020
🏸 BADMINTON - A reminder to the Team of your practice Thursday morning at 7:00. Also, there will be a practice on FRIDAY after school (until 4:00) for all those who are interested in playing some extra games.

Girls Rugby

February 25, 2020
The next practice for Girls Rugby is Thursday, Feb 27 at 2:45. Bring your cell phone so we can set up the Remind App.

Washington VOCALS

February 24, 2020
Attention all those vocalists performing in Washington D.C. in April. There will be a rehearsal today after school in the music room!

choir

February 24, 2020
There is choir today at 11:15 in the music room!

DELF Test

February 24, 2020
Grade 12 French students interested in writing the DELF test in May are asked to submit their completed forms online by March 1st.

Rosewood Visit

February 24, 2020
There will be a brief meeting in the chapel at lunch for all those going to Rosewood today,

International Club Meeting

February 24, 2020
There will be an international club meeting Wednesday at lunch in room 244.

Dance Club

February 24, 2020
Dance Club is happening today after school in the caf! Join us for jazz funk, and new members are welcome!

Smash Club

February 24, 2020
Nintendo Smash club will resume this Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre. New members welcome!

TALKING HEADS moves to WEDNESDAY!

February 24, 2020
Want to practice your public speaking and debating? Everyone is welcome! Our Talking Heads Club will now be on WEDNESDAYS after school in room 117/Learning Commons! All are welcome!

Boys Rugby

February 20, 2020
There will be a meeting for all boys, Jr and Sr, wishing to play Rugby on Wednesday, Feb 26 in Rm 210.

Girls Rugby

February 20, 2020
The next Girls Rugby practice will be Monday, Feb 24 at 2:45 at the fountain. Remember to bring your permission form so you can practice. Please see Emma Glenn for access to the Remind App for Rugby.

Waterloo Math Contest

February 20, 2020
All students grades 9-11 who have signed up for the Waterloo Math Contest please report to room 213 on TUESDAY FEB 25th period 1. Bring a pencil and a scientific calculator. Any questions please see Ms. Goodberry in Room 111 for extra practice materials

Sr. Girls Volleyball

February 20, 2020
Congratulations to the Sr. Girls Volleyball team who are heading into semifinals later on today, after their decisive 3-0 victory over LaSalle last night. Keep the focus tonight Girls, you can do it.

Wellness Team: CHAT Day!

February 19, 2020
Come down to the cafeteria for FREE apple cider or herbal teas today. Listen to some live music, connect with some friends and enter draws for GREAT prizes.

CICS Meeting

February 19, 2020
There will be a CICS meeting today at lunch in the chapel.

Little Texas Fundraiser -- Auditions

February 19, 2020
Auditions for Little Texas are happening today and tomorrow after school. Come by the Lecture Theatre and sign-up!

choir

February 18, 2020
There will be choir practice today at lunch in the music room! New singers are welcome!

BADMINTON

February 18, 2020
BADMINTON - Practice this Thursday at 7:00 am. We will begin our Round Robin Tournament to seed players.

Wellness Week is here!!

February 18, 2020
Due to a VERY short week 2 Wellness activities will take place today! FUEL and CHILL. We hope you were able to get a delicious fruit parafait this morning for fueling yourself to a great day. Also one where you will get to CHILL to a 2 minute mindful meditation in moments...

Wellness Week is here!!

February 17, 2020
Due to such a short week 2 Wellness activities will take place today! FUEL and PLAY. We hope you were able to get a delicious fruit parfait this morning for fueling yourself to a great day AND one where you will have the energy to join us in the small gym to...

EOSSAA swimming

February 14, 2020
A big congratulations to the HC swim team for an excellent showing at EOSSAA! An extra congratulations to Lucas Rollins, Leo Lossing, Archer Brioux, Heather McNichols, Abby Renaud, and Claire Hamilton for qualifying for OFSAA!

University of New Brunswick

February 14, 2020
A representative from the University of New Brunswick will be available in the foyer at lunch on Tuesday, Feb. 18 to answer questions regarding programs at UNB.

Girls Rugby

February 14, 2020
Girls Rugby practice will begin on Wednesday, Feb 19th at 2:45-4:15 at the fountain by the gym. Althletes must come dressed ready to run.

Little Texas Fundraiser -- Auditions

February 14, 2020
Students interested in performing for this year's Little Texas Fundraiser are encouraged to audition! Auditions are scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday of next week :) Sign-Up sheet is posted on the Lecture Theatre door.

HC Chess Club

February 13, 2020
This Friday, members of the Chess Club will be meeting in the "Bowl of the Learning Commons". Various Chess games will take place. Spectators are welcome!

Boys Rugby

February 13, 2020
There will be a meeting for any boys Jr or Sr wishing to play rugby this season in Rm 210 at lunch on Feb 19th. New players welcome.

Making Ashes

February 13, 2020
All students and staff are welcome to join Fr. Amato in making ashes at lunch near the track!

Girls Rugby

February 12, 2020
There will be an important meeting for the Girls Rugby Team on Friday Feb 14th at lunch in Rm 210. All girls wishing to play must attend.

HC Chess Club

February 11, 2020
Drop by Room 109 to play Chess every day at lunch time. All are welcome!

Math Club

February 11, 2020
Anyone interested or signed up for the Waterloo Math Contest - grades 9-11 please see Ms. Goodberry at Lunch Wednesday Room 111

Palms Needed

February 10, 2020
If you have palms at home, please consider bringing them in to be made into ashes for Ash Wednesday Mass. They can be dropped off in the chapel.

Book Club

February 10, 2020
There will be a quick book club meeting today (Tuesday, Feb 11th) at the beginning of lunch in room 244. New members welcome.

Yearbook

February 10, 2020
Make sure you ordered your yearbook. Check the list outside room 129. If you are not on the list, you can still order your copy by February 21st (next Friday)

TWINS PHOTOS

February 10, 2020
TWINS PHOTOS will be taken at lunch hour on Twins Tuesday in the main foyer. See you there!

Scholarships

February 07, 2020
The Ontario Knights of Columbus are offering children and grandchildren of members a scholarship for those attending post-secondary institutions in September. The National Union of Public Employees are also offering several scholarships to children of their members. Please see Mrs. Cantarutti for more information

BADMINTON

February 07, 2020
BADMINTON this Tuesday Feb. 11 and Thursday Feb. 13 at 7am. Please be sure to pay your user fees online as team T-shirts will be ordered this Thursday.

Sr Boys Rugby

February 07, 2020
There will be a meeting for any Sr Boys interested in playing Rugby on Feb 12 at lunch in Rm 210. No experience necessary. All are welcome.

Jr Boys Rugby

February 07, 2020
There will be a meeting for any Jr Boys interested in playing Rugby on Tuesday, Feb 11 ay lunch in Rm 210. No experience necessary. All welcome.

Smash Club Cancelled

February 07, 2020
There will not be any Smash Club for the next few weeks.

International Club

February 07, 2020
International Club meeting has been changed to Monday, February 10th at lunch in room 244.

Swim team

February 07, 2020
Please come to room 110 at the beginning of lunch on Monday to get permission forms for EOSSAA.

CICS Bake Sale Monday

February 06, 2020
Treat yourself to some baked goods at lunch to support Australian bushfire relief efforts!

Candy Grams on SALE!

February 06, 2020
Candy grams will be on sale from Monday to Thursday in the foyer at lunch for only $2.00 each. Send one, two, or TEN candy grams to that special someone! Delivery is period 1 on Valentine's Day.

TALKING HEADS CLUB IS BACK!!!

February 05, 2020
Are you interesting in debating and public speaking? If so, come and join us! ALL are welcome! We will meet this coming Tuesday at 2:45pm in room 117. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

BADMINTON

February 05, 2020
BADMINTON resumes THURSDAY morning at 7:00am. User fees must be paid by this FRIDAY if you wish to participate in tournaments.

Swim team

February 05, 2020
Would all members of the swim team please come to room 110 on Friday at the beginning of lunch to get information about EOSSAA.

HC CHESS CLUB

February 05, 2020
The Chess Club welcomes new members. Please drop by room 109 over the lunch hour.

University of Waterloo Math Contest

February 04, 2020
All grades 9-11 students wishing to write the Pascal, Cayley, Fermat upcoming math contests, please sign up in Room 111 at lunch hour. The contest date is February 25th.

Exam Return

February 03, 2020
Semester 1 students of Ms. Downey can pick up their exams in the main office.

CICS Meeting

February 03, 2020
There will be a CICS meeting Wednesday at the beginning of lunch in the chapel. New members welcome!

D&D Club

February 03, 2020
There will be a D&D meeting Wednesday, Febrary 5th at lunch in room 244. New members welcome.

Book Club

February 03, 2020
​There will be a book club meeting at lunch on Friday, February 7th in room 244. New members are welcome.

Holy Cross Cheerleading Team

February 03, 2020
Congratulations to the Holy Cross Cheerleading Team on a second place finish at Big East Blast Saturday! Well done team!Reminder that there is no practice this week.

Ski Team

February 03, 2020
There will be a ski team meeting today Rm 111 at the beginning of lunch.

HC Chess Club

February 02, 2020
CHECKMATE! It's time to join the 2020 HC CHESS CLUB. If you would like information about becoming a member of the club, please attend an important meeting today at the beginning of lunch in room 109. Or, see Mr. Watts sometime today.

Dance Club Meeting

February 02, 2020
Anyone interested in joining the HC Dance Club should attend a meeting TODAY at lunch in room 247. Please see Ms. Perugino if you have any questions. Dance club is open to all levels and will begin on Tuesday!

Smash Club

January 31, 2020
Nintendo Smash Club will resume Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre. New members welcome!

International Club

January 31, 2020
International Club will be meeting on Thursday at lunch in room 244. Come out and meet our new international students!

Calabogie Ski Trip

January 31, 2020
The Ski Team is heading to Calaboie for the KASSAA Championship on Wednesday, February 5th. We have 10-15 seats available for experienced skiers who would like to join us to ski for the day. If you would like to attend, please see Ms. Gallant in Room 111 at lunch on Monday. The...

HC Lacrosse

January 30, 2020
Students interested in playing on the Holy Cross Crusader field lacrosse team are invited to attend an information meeting on Monday, February 10th at 11:15 a.m. in room 218. Lacrosse is a varsity sport, of which a student from any grade or gender are welcome to play.

SHSM Info & Comm Tech February Meeting

January 30, 2020
SHSM Info & Comm Tech students are reminded of our regular monthly meeting the first Wednesday of every month. Students will meet Wednesday, February 5th at 11:15 a.m. in room 218.

volunteer opportunity

January 30, 2020
Volunteers are needed on Feb. 14 at the Italo-Canadian club for a masquerade dinner and dance. See student services for more information.

Scholarships

January 30, 2020
The Marguerite Bourgioys Bursay is available to grade 12 students who have volunteered in areas of social justice and have financial need. The Queen's Scholars program is available to students who have applied to Queens, have financial need and are the first in their family to attend post-secondary studies The 2020 Indigenous...

Swim Team

January 30, 2020
Practice will be cancelled on Tuesday Feb. 4th. Practice will resume on Thursday Feb 6th. Please pick up EOSSAA forms from Mrs. Johnson in room 110.

Junior Boys Rugby

January 29, 2020
Any junior boys interested in playing rugby this season please come to a meeting on Feb 7th, in Rm 210 at lunch. All are welcome. No experience required.

Senior Boys Rugby

January 29, 2020
Any senior boys interested in playing rugby please come to a meeting on Thursday, Feb 6 at lunch in room 210. No experience necessary. All are welcome.

Girls Rugby

January 29, 2020
Any girls interested in playing rugby this season please come to a meeting on Wednesday, Feb 5th at lunch in room 210. No experience necessary. All welcome!

Textbook Returns & Pick up

January 24, 2020
Attention all Students. The textbook room is open Monday February 3rd and Wednesday February 5th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Dual Credit and Coop Students

January 20, 2020
If ALCDSB secondary schools are closed for any reason, students are not to attend dual credit classes or coop placements, including those taking place off school property.

Sr Girls Volleyball

January 17, 2020
Congratulations to the Sr. Girls on their games this week - an impressive win against BSS and a close loss against RND. Well done girls, enjoy the exam break and good luck.

JR Girls VB

January 17, 2020
congratulations to the Junior Girls Varisty Volleyball team for a strong perfomance in the 5th VB set to secure a victory against Regi in last nights game.

Mass @ Lunch

January 15, 2020
There will be Mass during lunch today in the chapel starting at 11:15. All students and staff are invited to join.

Badminton

January 14, 2020
BADMINTON - The last practice before Exam Break is this Thursday at 7:00am. Be sure to pay your user fees online ASAP as shirts will be ordered next week.

Smash Club

January 13, 2020
Sorry about the date change....Smash Club will be on Wednesday this week instead!

After School Numeracy Program

January 13, 2020
After School Numeracy Program will be cancelled until further notice.

Book Club

January 13, 2020
Book Club Meeting on Wednesday, January 15th at lunch in room 244. Please bring the novel. New members welcome.

vocal concert

January 13, 2020
Please join us Wednesday night at 7pm for the grade 11&12 vocal concert! Only $5 at the door

Smash Club

January 12, 2020
Smash Club will be on Thursday, January 16th this week in the lecture theatre at lunch.

International Club Meeting Friday

January 12, 2020
There will be an international club meeting on Friday at lunch in room 244.

Swim meet cancelled

January 10, 2020
Due to the buses being cancelled in Belleville, our swim meet for today has been canceled. Today is a regular school day

Nintendo Ultimate Smash Club

January 09, 2020
Nintendo Smash club will be running Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre. New members are welcome!

University Applications

January 08, 2020
Grade 12 students planning on applying to an Ontario University are reminded that applications are due on January 15.Please apply to OUAC before the 15th to ensure your applicaiton is processed before the deadline.

Swim Meet

January 08, 2020
A reminder that there is a swim meet this Friday. Please pay and return permission forms by Thursday.

Crusaders Boys Hockey

January 07, 2020
Crusaders Boys Hockey defeated Regi on Tuesday 2-0. Joshua Penny and Owen Bauder scored for Holy Cross, Carter Page got the shutout win in goal. 👍

BADMINTON

January 07, 2020
Badminton tryouts continue on Thursday morning at 7:00am. Please return your signed permission form to Mr. Roberts or Mme Check.

Curling Meeting

January 07, 2020
There is an important meeting for all curlers today at the beginning of lunch in 217.

Ski Team

January 07, 2020
The Ski Team Practice # 1 will take place Wednesday, tomorrow, as originally scheduled. The bus will arrive at 6:30 a.m. and will depart at 6:45 sharp.

SHSM Info & Comm Tech January Meeting

January 07, 2020
Members of the SHSM Info and Comm Tech program are reminded to attend their regular monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of every month this Wednesday, January 8th at 11:15 a.m. in room 218.

Gr 12 Comm Tech Film Festival

January 07, 2020
Come view short films created by grade 12 Communications Technology students in the Lecture Theatre during the lunch period starting at 11:15 a.m. on Friday, January 10th, 2020.

Advent Collection

January 06, 2020
Thank you to all classes for contributing to the Advent Collection for Martha's Table. Our grand total raised was just over $1,200. Fantastic! Congratulations to Mr. Healey's first period class for raising the most money and winning a pizza lunch!

Textbook Room Workers

January 06, 2020
Any students interested in working the textbook room before during & after exams is asked to see Mr. McGonegal A.S.A.P. in the textbook room. Students can earn a paid wage or Volunteer hours.

Welcome Back!

January 05, 2020
Happy New Year HC! Looking forward to seeing you ready to go and in perfect uniform tomorrow (January 6th). There are 14 days until Semester 1 exams! Let's finish strong! See you soon, Mr. Faught

Wellness Wednesday

December 17, 2019
Come look for your Wellness Wednesday treat TODAY in the main foyer at lunch!!

Scholarships

December 17, 2019
Information for the Ted Rogers Scholarship for Indigenous youth,and the Queen's University Promise Scholarship for first generation students is available in Student Services. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more informaiton.

Smash Club Pizza Party

December 17, 2019
Anyone who wants pizza this Friday at lunch for Smash Club, please bring $5 tio Mrs Vella-Bowry in Student Services. No money, no pizza.

Badminton

December 16, 2019
Badminton tryouts will begin after the Christmas break- 7am Tues/Thurs- please collect a 'player permission' form from room 216. See Mr Roberts or Mme Check for more info.

CICS Meeting

December 15, 2019
There will be a CICS meeting today at lunch in Room 112. Come by if you are interested in visiting Rosewood Retirement Residence to sing Christmas carols!

Sr Girls Volleyball

December 13, 2019
Congratulations to the Sr. Girls VB team for two more definitive wins this week. Keep up the impressive game play girls!

Ski Team Meeting

December 12, 2019
We will be meeting at lunch on Monday, in Room 111. We will have a certified ski instructor who will review some racing procedures/rules/tips.

volunteer opportunity

December 12, 2019
A grade 6 student at St. Marguerite Bourgeoys School is looking for a math tutor. Interested students should see Mrs. Cantarutti.

Smash Club

December 11, 2019
There will be Smash Club in the lecture theatre at lunch on Friday.

Book Club

December 11, 2019
Book Club meeting today (Dec.11th) in room 244. New members welcome.

HC Ski Team

December 10, 2019
Any/All experienced skiiers interested in joining the HC Ski Team - please attend a meeting tomorrow (Wednesday) at the beginning of lunch in Room 111.

Italy Trip 2020

December 09, 2019
There is a meeting Tuesday at 11:10 in room 203 for students going on the March Break Italy trip

Choir

December 09, 2019
There is choir today at 11:15 in the music room

Advent Collection

December 08, 2019
The Advent Collection for Martha's Table continues until Thursday - bring in donations to your homeroom class!

Christmas Bake Sale

December 06, 2019
Come support Rm 132 and buy some fabulous homemade treats on Wednesday, December 11th! The treats will be sold in the front foyer during lunch. Each treat will cost 50 cents.

Smash club

December 06, 2019
Smash club today at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Sr. Girls Volleyball

December 06, 2019
Congratulations to the Sr. Girls Volleyball team on their two impressive wins in their opening games of the season this week. Keep up the great team work girls!

Advent Collection - Martha's Table

December 04, 2019
The Advent Collection is underway! Bring in donations to your homeroom class to support Martha's Table, a charitable organization which provides low-cost meals to those in need.

Wellness Team

December 04, 2019
Reminder: Wellness Team meeting TODAY in room 243 at lunch!!

D&D Club

December 03, 2019
D&D starts again today (Tuesday, December 3rd)  after school in room 244!

Curling Meeting

December 03, 2019
There will be a brief meeting at the beginning of lunch for all curlers in Room 217

Choir

December 03, 2019
There is choir practice today at 11:15.

SHSM Info & Comm Tech Guest Speaker

November 26, 2019
SHSM Info & Comm Tech students are reminded to go to room 218 after attendance at the start of period 1 to hear a presentation from Alex Jansen from the Kingston Film Office.

Huron University at Western

November 25, 2019
A representative from Huron University at Western will be here on Tuesday at 2:30 in the lecture theatre.

Full Disclosure Date

November 22, 2019
The full disclosure date for grade 12 students will be on Monday, December 2nd. Grade 12 students can drop a course not needed for graduation purposes by Dec. 2nd without it appearing on their transcript. Students should see their counsellor for more information.

Jr Football

November 22, 2019
The junior football team are champions! The team battled a strong Sydenham team last night at Richardson stadium. The crusaders were relentless in their efforts as Ian MacDonnell punched in a touchdown behind great online blocks with 8seconds left on the clock to take a 32-29 victory. Congrats to all players on...

Non- Uniform Day Tomorrow

November 21, 2019
HC staff and students are reminded that tomorrow (Friday) is a Non-Uniform Day.

Girls Hockey meeting today at lunch

November 21, 2019
Girls Hockey meeting today at lunch in room 202 (Thursday Nov 21). Lunch will be provided.

Book Cub Meeting

November 19, 2019
There will be a quick book club meeting in room 244 at the beginning of lunch today (November 20th).

Jr. Boys Basketball

November 19, 2019
There will be a mandatory Jr. Boys basketball meeting Wednesday Nov. 20 @ lunch in room 113. It is vital that all players attend.

Little shop

November 19, 2019
Tickets for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS are on sale at lunch now! $15 for students. $18 adults.

Waterloo Math Contest

November 18, 2019
Students who have signed up for the Waterloo math contest on Wednesday Nov 20 are to go to room 111 for 825. Please remember a calculator and pencil! Good luck writers! See Ms Goodberry if you have any questions.

Ultimate Frisbee

November 18, 2019
ULTIMATE FRISBEE - Attention all Ultimate Frisbee Varsity Team members. You will have your photo taken on Wednesday November 20 during 2nd Period. Your uniform shirt will be waiting for you in Mr. Prior's room. All girls who will be at OFSAA are asked to please have their photos taken TUESDAY November...

CICS Meeting

November 18, 2019
There will be a CICS meeting in room 112 at the beginning of lunch!

St. Thomas University

November 15, 2019
A representative from St. Thomas University will be here on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Waterloo

November 15, 2019
A representative from Waterloo University will be here on Monday, Nov. 18 at 3:00 in the lecture theatre.

volunteer opportunity

November 15, 2019
Volunteers are required for the Salvation Army Santa Shuffle that will be taking place on Saturday, Dec. 7. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

Got Your Back Wellness Workshop

November 15, 2019
Managing time an issue? What about study habits? Join the Wellness Team to learn about how you can balance it all! FREE LUNCH & PRIZES Room 201 Lunchtime Wednesday Nov.20

Grade 9 Girls Volleyball Team

November 14, 2019
There will be a meeting at the beginning of lunch tomorrow in Room 237

SHSM Info & Comm Tech

November 13, 2019
Monthly meeting Wednesday, November 13th at 11:15 a.m. in room 218. Agenda: clothing order, Standard First Aid & Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification course, proposed Toronto trip to Sheridan & CTV, social event planning. Pizza provided.

Jr. Boys Basketball

November 13, 2019
Players wanting to complete homework before practice can report to room 113 for quiet study. All players should be changed and meet outside main gym at 4:00 pm

SHSM ENVIRONMENT

November 12, 2019
The SHSM Environment students will meet today (Wednesday) at lunch in portable 307. Lunch is provided.

Eco Schools Volunteer Opportunity for Community Hours

November 12, 2019
If you are interested in environmental issues and/or collecting volunteer hours, please attend at short meeting today (Thursday) right at the start of lunch in Room 245 with Ms. Ross. Hope to see you there!

volunteer opportunity

November 12, 2019
Volunteers are needed on Nov. 23 at the Invista centre from 10-2 to help with carrying donation baskets to a donation room for Interval House. This event will help women who are making the transition from a shelter to a new home. Baskets will be filled with items needed to help women...

Acadia Information Night

November 12, 2019
Students interested in Acadia University are welcome to attend a Parent-Student Information Night on November 20 at the Tett Center from 7-9pm. Application fees will be waived that evening, and on the spot admissions will also be offered. Students should bring a copy of their transcript.

Jr Boys Volleyball All-Star Game

November 12, 2019
Congratulations to the Jr Boys Volleyball Team for winning silver at KASSAA! HC had such a strong season that we were able to secure 3 spots at the Jr Boys Volleyball All-Star Game. Come out and cheer for Emmet Wowk, Murilo Oliveira, and Brad Hulton, tonight at Regi at 6:00 p.m. Way...

Jr. Boys Basketball

November 12, 2019
Grade 9 /10 Boys trying out for the Jr. Boys Basketball team this year must attend a mandatory meeting today - Tuesday Nov. 12 @ 11:05 in the small gym.

Senior Girls Basketball

November 12, 2019
Congratulations to our Senior Girls Basketball Team who beat Frontenac 63-47 to win the KASSAA championship last night. Maggie Besselink scored a game high 33 points to lead all scorers and Cassie Dixon had 10 with three important back to back to back 3 pointers in the second half. This the 13th...

Sr Boys BBall Tryouts

November 11, 2019
A reminder of the first of twoSr Boys Basketball tryouts, today at 245 in the main gym. This will be open to non-football and volleyball players. All football, volleyball players are invited to the second tryout, Tuesday at 415.

Remembrance Day Service Participants

November 08, 2019
All students participating in the Remembrance Day Service please go to the Cafetorium immediately following announcements.

Nipissing University

November 08, 2019
A representative from Nipissing University will be here on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 2:30.

Guelph University

November 08, 2019
A representative from Guelph University will be here today at 2:30 in the lecture theatre.

Jr Boys Volleyball KASSAA Finals

November 08, 2019
All are encouraged to come out and watch our Jr Boys Volleyball team play KCVI for the championship. Where: St. Lawrence College When: 1:00 p.m., Sunday, November 10 Cost: $5 adults, $3 students, free for children. Free parking at St. Lawrence College on Sunday in front parking lot.

Jr Boys Volleyball

November 08, 2019
Absolutely stellar performances from the entire team last night at RND!!! Jr Boys beat Regi in the semi-finals 3 sets to 1. They are off to the KASSAA finals this Sunday at St. Lawrence College. All are welcome to come cheer for your Crusaders. Game time 1:00 p.m.

Readi Club Meeting

November 07, 2019
There will be a Readi Club meeting in room 201 on Thursday, Nov 14th at lunch. This is a Safe Space Meeting. All are welcome!

Bishop's University

November 07, 2019
The representative from Bishop's University has re-scheduled their lunch-time visit to Monday, Nov. 11 in the lecture theatre.

Dual Credit Application

November 06, 2019
If there are any students who would like to do a dual credit at St. Lawrence College next semester, please bring your application forms into your guidance counselor in Student Services.

Sr. Girls Volleyball

November 06, 2019
A sign up and information meeting will be held on Thursday (Nov. 7), for any Sr. Girls interested in playing volleyball this season. Meet in Rm 136 at 11:15am

Cross Country

November 06, 2019
Congratulations to the 6 athletes who braved the snow, ice, slush and mud to complete at OFSAA at the weekend. It was a great season and you all had amazing races at OFSAA. Well done, Anna, Emily, Claire, Michelle, Reese and Aidan.

Jr. Boys Basketball

November 06, 2019
Grade 9 /10 Boys wishing to play on this years Jr. Basketball team must complete the online form. The last day to sign up will be Monday, Nov. 11.

Sr Boys Basketball

November 05, 2019
The tryouts for the Sr Boys Basketball team will be held Monday (245) and Tuesday (415) in the main gym. Anyone who is interested in trying out must complete the short survey found here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=eWrjBJpsTkKu9WekMhYEwW50liQK9DZLv5PKxP2dgKBUREZaOVZNSDZGQ0NFMEhQNkQwNFhJRDNFOC4u

Serving Members and Cadets

November 05, 2019
There is a meeting for all students who are currently serving in the Canadian Armed forces or who are serving in the Canadian Cadet Corps today at the beginning of lunch in room 210. The meeting will only take 5 minutes.

College Application Workshops

November 05, 2019
Don't know how to apply to college? There will be a college application workshop at lunch on Wednesday, November 13th or Monday, November 18th.

Math Club

November 05, 2019
Meeting Wednesday at lunch in Room 111 If you signed up for the Waterloo Contest on Nov 20th please see Ms. Goodberry in Room 111 for a prep package.

Curling Signup

November 05, 2019
Interested in learning to curl this year? Come see Mr. Holmes in 217 at lunch. Practices are every Wednesday from 3:00 - 5:00.

volunteer opportunity

November 04, 2019
A grade 1 student in the Our Lady of Lourdes area is looking for a volunteer tutor. Please see Mrs. Cantarutti if interested.

Club Photo Portraits

November 04, 2019
Students involved in clubs who have not yet had their club portrait taken for the yearbook, will be photographed on Tuesday, November 5, during period 2.

Jamaica Fish Fry and Raffle

November 03, 2019
Thank you to everyone who helped make our fish fry on Friday a success. Congratulations to Finn LeSarge on winning the Ottawa Senators tickets.

HC Girls Hockey Team meeting & tryouts

November 01, 2019
There's a meeting on Thursday November 7th at lunch in room 202 for all girls interested in trying out for the hockey team. Tryouts are Tues Nov 12 & Wed Nov 13,@ 3:30 pm at Invista.

Club Photos

October 31, 2019
International Club and Smash club photos will be on Tuesday, November 5th at 10:15 in room 129 for anyone who missed it.

Queen's Chancellor's Award

October 31, 2019
Students interested in applying for the Queen's Chancellor's Award are reminded to submit thier draft application to Mrs. Cantarutti by 8:30 on Monday, November 4.

Fishing Club

October 30, 2019
There is a very important meeting today for the fishing club at lunch in portable 307. This is to discuss the salmon fishing trip tomorrow.

Crusader Boys Hockey

October 28, 2019
Last Call for Crusader Boys Hockey sign ups. Anyone interested should fill out a player profile here: http://tiny.cc/hcpuck

RCMP Youth Leadership Workshop

October 28, 2019
There is an opportunity for a senior student to attend the Winter RCMP Youth Leadership Workshop in January in Regina Saskatchewan. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

CICS Meeting

October 28, 2019
Come to room 112 at lunch today for details about CICS upcoming visit to Rosewood Retirement Residence.

Waterloo Math Contest

October 28, 2019
Any students interested in writing the first Waterloo Math Contest Wednesday November 20 please see Ms Goodberry in Room 111 by Wednesday Nov 30 There will be a regular math club meeting Wednesday In room 111 at lunch. All are welcome

PH CLASSIC BAKE SALE AND LOONIE SHAKES

October 27, 2019
Support the fundraising efforts for the PH Classic all week long! Bake sale on Monday at lunch. Loonie shakes and pink popsicles on Tuesday. Tshirts and 50/50 tickeys will be on sale in the foyer at lunch. You can also purchase a pink snowflake for $1 in memory of someone who has...

PH CLASSIC

October 27, 2019
Come support the girls basketball teams as they take on RND on Wed. Oct 30th for the 19th Annual PH Classic, a fundraiser game for Breast Cancer Awareness. Junior game starts @ 5:00pm and Seniors tip off @ 7:00pm. Come support this worthy cause!

Dual Credit at St. Lawrence College

October 25, 2019
Students interested in taking a dual credit course at St. Lawrence College during second semester should drop off their registration forms to their guidance counsellor. Registration is still open, so any interested grade 12 student can still register. Students planning on attending St. Lawrence College next year are encouraged to take a...

Dalhousie

October 25, 2019
A representative from Dalhousie will be here on Thursday, October 31 at 11:10 in the lecture theater.

Laurentian

October 25, 2019
A representative from Laurentian University will be here on Tuesday, October 20 at 2:30 in the lecture theater.

Ontario Tech University

October 25, 2019
A representative from Ontario Tech University will be here on Monday in the lecture theatre at 11:10.

Crusader Boys Hockey

October 23, 2019
Anyone interested in trying out for Crusaders Hockey should fill out a player profile here: http://tiny.cc/hcpuck The deadline is soon!

Senior Girls Basketball

October 23, 2019
In a battle of undefeated teams the senior girls basketball team defeated the Frontenac Falcons with a 48-35 point win. Although they were clearly outsized they battled defensively and shut down a high scoring falcon offence. High scorers were Maggie Besselink with 18 and Cassie Dixon with 11. Good luck to the...

Art Club

October 22, 2019
Anyone interested in making props and sets for the play should come to an art club meeting on Wednesday, October 23 in the art room. Volunteer hours available.

Hair and Makeup Meeting for Little Shop of Horrors

October 22, 2019
There will be a Hair and Makeup meeting for Little Shop of Horrors today at lunch in room 244.

Volunteers Needed

October 22, 2019
Mrs. Vella-Bowry is looking for a few students to package up nativity kits for the elementary schools on Monday, October 28th after school from 2:45-4:45. If you would like volunteer hours and pizza, see her in Student Services

Spain/Portugal trip

October 21, 2019
There will be a brief meeting for anyone going, or interested in going, on the Spain/Portugal trip this Friday at lunch. Room 243. If you cannot attend, please see Mme. Agostino

International Student Meeting

October 21, 2019
There will be an important meeting for all international students who live with homestay families Tuesday, Oct.22 at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Fish Fry

October 19, 2019
Tickets with be on sale for the Jamaica Missions Fish Fry and Vendor sale from Oct. 28-31 at lunch in the foyer. Come and get your tickets and enjoy all you can eat fish and chips on Nov. 1.

HC Girls Golf - OFSAA

October 18, 2019
This past week, Paige Douglas made the journey to St. Thomas to participate in the OFSAA Girls Golf Championship.  The conditions were tough, as the field of golfers battled rain and cold temperatures.  Paige showed determination and perseverance thoughout the two day tournament.  It was a valuable experience, and we look forward...

University Application Presentation

October 18, 2019
There will be university application sessions in the lecture theatre on Thursday, October 24 at lunch and again at 2:30. Students who are interested in applying to an Ontario university should attend.

University Regional Fair

October 18, 2019
The Ontario University Regional Fair will be held on Tuesday, October 22 at Frontenac Secondary School from 6-8. Students who would like to meet with a representative from an Ontario university should attend.

Student Safety

October 17, 2019
Reminder to students to use caution when crossing the street in front of the school. Please use the lighted crossing provided.

"Chew on This"

October 17, 2019
Stop by the "Chew on This" table today in the lobby during lunch to get some useful info on poverty in Canada and receive a free small snack!

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

October 16, 2019
ULTIMATE FRISBEE KASSAA CHAMPS!! Congrats to the Holy Cross Varsity Ultimate Frisbee Team on winning KASSAA gold!! The team went undefeated, eventually defeating Napanee in the championship game! Good luck to the team at EOSSAA next week!

PINs

October 16, 2019
Grade 12 students applying to an Ontario University can now pick up their Personal Identification Number in Student Services in order to apply to OUAC.

Graduating students

October 16, 2019
If you have not yet booked your grad photo appointment, please see the Lifetouch school photographer in room 128 immediately to book your appointment.

SHSM ENVIRONMENT

October 15, 2019
There is an important meeting today (Wednesday Oct. 16th) at lunch for all SHSM Environment students.The meeting will take place in Portable 307 and pizza lunch will be provided.

CICS Meeting

October 15, 2019
There is a CICS meeting today at lunch in room 112. New members are welcome!

Smash Club Cancelled

October 15, 2019
Nintendo Smash Club will be canceled this Friday, October 18th

Swim Team

October 15, 2019
A reminder that our first practice will be on Tuesday October 22nd. Forms and money must be handed in before the first practice.

D&D Club

October 14, 2019
D&D Club is cancelled today (October 15th). We will meet again next Tuesday.

volunteer opportunity

October 11, 2019
Loyalist township is looking for volunteers to help with their annual Spooktacular Halloween event. Come to student services for more information.

University Application Presentation

October 11, 2019
A university applicaiton presentation will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at lunch and again after school in the lecture theater. Students interested in applying to Ontario Universities should attend.

Acadia University

October 11, 2019
A representative from Acadia will be here on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 2:30 in the learning commons.

Algonquin College

October 11, 2019
A representative from Algonquin will be here on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 2:30 in the lecture theater.

Redeemer University

October 11, 2019
A representative from Redeemer University will be here on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Women in the Trades

October 11, 2019
Permission forms are due today. Please drop them off in room 138 (The woodshop) befor the end of the day.

Women in the Trades

October 10, 2019
All permission forms are due tomorrow (Friday) for anyone signed up for women in the trades

Ultimate Frisbee

October 10, 2019
Ultimate Frisbee practice today at lunch!

SHSM ENVIRONMENT

October 10, 2019
The deadline for SHSM Environment applications is tomorrow, October 11.All forms can be handed in to either Mr.Hunter or Mrs. Cantarutti.

Book Club

October 09, 2019
Book Club meeting today (Thursday, Oct. 10) at lunch in room 244. Please bring your copy of the novel.

volunteer opportunity

October 09, 2019
Volunteers are required for the Highway of Heroes Hockey Game at the Leon's Centre on Saturday, November 2. Proceeds benefit Kingston 4 Paws service dogs charity organization. More information available in student services.

Math Club

October 09, 2019
Math Club meets today at lunch in Rm 111.

Hair and Makeup Meeting for Little Shop of Horrors

October 08, 2019
There will be a hair and makeup meeting on October 22nd at lunch in room 244. There is a sign-up sheet outside the drama room if you would like to be part of the crew.

Wellness Team

October 08, 2019
Reminder to all Wellness Team members of the meeting in room 243 @ lunch today!!

Women in the Trades

October 08, 2019
Please go see Mr.Healey in room 138 before the end of the day on wednesday to pick up your permission form. Permission forms are due friday

Women in the Trades

October 08, 2019
all girls signed up for Women in the Trades please go to room 138 at lunch to pick up your permission form.

Ultimate Frisbee

October 08, 2019
Ultimate Frisbee - A reminder that there will be an Ultimate Frisbee practice for all Varsity Team Players today at lunch.

choir

October 08, 2019
CHOIR practice is TODAY at lunch in the music room.

Calling All Curlers

October 07, 2019
Anyone interested in curling this season should come to a meeting in 217 at lunch on Tuesday. No experience necessary. If you can't make the meeting, please see Mr. Holmes

SHSM Info & Comm Tech Recruitment Presentation

October 07, 2019
Students interested in an exciting career in computers or media production are invited to attend an information - recuitment meeting in the HC Learning Common on Wednesday, October 9th at 11:45 a.m.

After School Numeracy

October 07, 2019
Are you a grade 9 or 10 student looking for extra math help? See Ms. Hollands in Room 111 after school on Tuesdays from 2:45-4. Snacks provided!

Honor Roll List

October 07, 2019
The 2019 Honor Roll list has been posted in Student Services. Invitations will be sent later in the month, but students can check the list to verify their name. The Honor Roll ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 6 during period 1.

Cheerleading Clinic

October 07, 2019
Cheer Clinics will resume Tuesday, October 8th from 5:45pm-8:00pm in the small gym! We can not wait to see everyone there!

College Information Program

October 07, 2019
Anyone attending the College Information Program at St. Lawrence on Wednesday, must hand in their permission form to Mrs. Vella-Bowry by the end of today (Monday).

St. Lawrence College Representative

October 07, 2019
A representative from St. Lawrence College will be here tomorrow (Tuesday, October 8th) at lunch in the lecture theatre to talk about programs at the college.

Applying to College

October 07, 2019
Anyone who is planning on applying to college should attend a brief information meeting today at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Friday Night Lights!

October 06, 2019
Friday Night Lights is back! This year's Catholic Cup will be played this Friday, October 1tth at Richardson Stadium. Junior Team kicks off at 5pm, and the Seniors will begin at 7pm. Tickets will be sold all week in the foyer at lunch for $10. Tickets will also be sold at the...

Loran Scholarship

October 03, 2019
Grade 12 students interested in a school nomination for the Loran Scholarship and the U of T Book Award are reminded to submit their application to Student Services by 8:30 am on Friday, Oct. 4.

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

October 02, 2019
Ultimate Frisbee - Congrats to the HC Ultimate Frisbee Team who braved the rain and high winds to compete at the ALCDSB tournament at Queen’s. All of the athletes competed hard and displayed excellent sportsmanship. Special congratulations to one of our Senior Teams who took home 2nd Place after being narrowly defeated...

School photo retakes

October 02, 2019
School photo retakes will be taken during period 1 on Friday, October 4 in the cafeteria.

Fishing Club

October 02, 2019
There is a Fishing Club meeting today at lunch in portable 307 to discuss this Friday’s fishing trip.

SHSM Info & Comm Tech Meeting

October 01, 2019
SHSM Info & Comm Tech meet every first Wednesday of every month. We meet Today, Wednesday, October 2nd at 11:15 a.m. during the lunch period in room 218.

Cheerleading

October 01, 2019
Cheerleading Clinics this week have been post ponded until further notice. No clinic tonight.

D&D Club

September 30, 2019
D&D Club begins today (October 1st) after school until 4 in room 244. Please remember to bring your character sheets!

Atlantic University Fair

September 30, 2019
Representatives from 13 universities from the East Coast will be here, including Bishop's and Concordia from Quebec.on Tuesday, October 1. Interested students can meet with representatives in the Learning Commons from 10:30 - 11:30. Students must sign up ahead of time in student services, unless they have a spare during period 2.

Sr Boys Volleyball

September 29, 2019
Congratulations to the senior boys volleyball team for winning the Queen's University tournament this past weekend and to tournament all star Caleb Bailey and MVP Nic Badalato.

HC Golf

September 29, 2019
Congratulations to Paige Douglas. She finished in third place at the EOSSAA golf championship, and will advance to the three day OFSAA Girls Golf Championship being held in St. Thomas, Ontario.

Swim Team

September 27, 2019
Anyone interested in joining the HC swim team is asked to come to room 110 on Wednesday October 2nd at the beginning of lunch for a quick meeting.

UTIMATE FRISBEE

September 26, 2019
Ultimate Frisbee - A reminder to please return your permission forms to Mr. Sicoli or Mme Check and to pay your online user fees. Practice today and tomorrow at lunch in preparation for the tournament on Wednesday.

Volunteer Opportunity

September 26, 2019
If you are interested in volunteering for the NDP campaign, please pick up contact information in Student Services.

Club Photos

September 26, 2019
Club Photos will be taken on October 15-17. Details to follow.

Grad photo sign-ups

September 25, 2019
Graduating students will be receiving personalized codes to enable them to sign up for their grad portrait session. These codes will be handed out during period 1 on Thursday, September 26. Grad photos are slated to begin on Tuesday, October 2nd.

University of Toronto

September 25, 2019
A representative from U of T will be here on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 11:10 in the lecture theatre.

Atlantic University Fair

September 25, 2019
The Atlantic University Fair will take place in the Learning Commons on Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 10:30-11:30. Students interested in attending a university from Eastern Canada should attend. Sign up for this event in student services.

Princess of Wales' Own Regiment

September 25, 2019
The Princess of Wales' Own Regiment would like to invite students to the Canadian Army Job Fair on Saturday, September 28 at the PWOR Armouries, 100 Montreal St from 10 am to 4 pm. Representatives will be available to answer questions about service in the Canadian Armed Forces in a part or...

Spain/Portugal trip

September 25, 2019
There will be a parent info meeting for anyone interested in the Spain/Portugal March Break 2020 trip, this Thursday Sept 26th 6:15 - 7:15 in the Learning Commons. For more info see Mme Agostino in room 243.

Fishing Club

September 25, 2019
There is a very important fishing club meeting today at lunch in portable 307. All new members are welcomed.

Sept.27th Earth Strike

September 24, 2019
Want to do something different this PA day? Join the Earth Strike for Climate Action. 12-2:00pm @ Queen's Uni.(intersection of Union and University)

Senior Girls Basketball

September 24, 2019
The senior girls basketball team improved to 2-0 in league play with win over the visiting Napanee Hawks.

Attention all Curlers

September 24, 2019
Interested in learning how to curl or how to improve your game? There is a curling clinic this weekend. See Mr. Holmes in Room 217 Wednesday at lunch for more information.

Volleyball Scorekeepers

September 23, 2019
Would all those who have expressed an interest in scorekeeping for boys volleyball please come to the meeting in room 202 at lunch on Thursday.

Rowan's Law Day

September 23, 2019
On Wednesday, September 25th (tomorrow) the HC community will be participating in Rowan's Law Day; a day focused on concussion education awareness. To show our support to this event, HC students will accessorize the uniform with the colour PURPLE.

Rowan's Law Day

September 23, 2019
On Wednesday, September 25th (tomorrow) the HC community will be participating in Rowan's Law Day; a day focused on concussion education awareness. To show our support to this event, HC students will accessorize the uniform with the colour PURPLE.

Rowan's Law Day

September 23, 2019
Students are reminded that Wednesday, September 25th is Rowan's Law Day; a day designated for concussion safety. HC will be supporting Rowan's Law Day tomorrow by accessorizing the uniform with Purple.

UTIMATE FRISBEE

September 23, 2019
Ultimate Frisbee - Practice Tuesday and Thursday at LUNCH this week. Please bring your permission forms or drop them by Mr. Sicoli's or Mme Check's room.

College Information Program

September 23, 2019
Representatives from various Ontario Colleges will be available to speak to gr.11/12 students at St. Lawrence College on Wednesday, October 9 from 1:00-2:30. Sign-up sheet and permission form is available in Student Services.

MEI

September 23, 2019
A representative from MEI will be here on Thursday at lunch in the foyer to talk about international study opportunities.

Jr. Dance Tickets

September 23, 2019
Tickets for this year's Junior Dance will be on sale in the foyer all week! Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door.

Spirit Wear Sales

September 23, 2019
Spirit Wear will be on sale today during lunch. Come by our merch table in the foyer and ask about reduced pricing on specific items!

Ultimate Frisbee

September 22, 2019
Ultimate Frisbee - MEETING TODAY in Room 207 at lunch. All those playing are required to attend.

Parent Post-Secondary Information Evening

September 20, 2019
Post-secondary information will be presented to parents and students interested in learning about the application process for both college and university on Wednesdy, Sept. 25 at 6:30pm.

University Information Fair

September 20, 2019
The University Information Fair will take place in Toronto from Sept. 27-29. Interested students should register in advance. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information

post-secondary presentations

September 20, 2019
Representatives from Loyalist College and Lakehead university will be here on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 2:30. Lakehead will be in the learning commons, and Loyalist will be in the lecture theatre.

Fleming College

September 20, 2019
A representative from Fleming College will be here on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 2:30 in the lecture theatre.

University Presenation

September 20, 2019
Representatives from Brock and Carleton will be here on Monday, September 23. Brock will be here at 11:10 and Carleton will be here at 2:30. Both presentations will be in the lecture theatre.

Learn to Row

September 20, 2019
Want to learn about the great team sport of Rowing? Most Olympic Rowers got their start in high school. Come to a meeting today at lunch in 217 to learn more about the Holy Cross Rowing Team.

Climate Action Strikes - Friday's for Future

September 19, 2019
Come out and join the Friday's for Future demonstration during lunch today. Bring your lunch and poster if you have one. Meet in the foyer at 11:15am. All students and staff are welcome

anthem

September 19, 2019
Would all those singing the anthem at the FRONTS game please go to the music room at 11:45am TODAY.

HC Golf Team

September 19, 2019
Congratulations to the Holy Cross Golf Team! Yesterday, the Boys Team won the KASSAAGolf Championship at Loyalist Golf and Country Club. Team members include: Ashton McCulloch, Conor Gaudet, Rowan Pearson-Clarke, Jared Gibbons, Ian Watts, and Quinton Burns. Also advancing in the Girls Individual categoriy is Paige Douglas. Way to go Team!

HC Rowing Club

September 19, 2019
Any students interested in joining the HC Rowing Club should see Mr. Holmes or Kendra Leishman by the end of the week!

choir

September 18, 2019
Next CHOIR practice is Tuesday, September 24th at 11:15 in the music room. New singers are welcome!

Ultimate Frisbee

September 18, 2019
Ultimate Frisbee - Last chance to sign up and come out to Ultimate practice on Thursday at lunch. See Mr. Sicoli or Mme Check if you have questions.

Fishing Club

September 18, 2019
Interested in Fishing? The fishing club will meet today at lunch in portable 307. Everyone is welcomed. Come to the meeting and you'll be hooked, if you can't make it let minnnow.

Italy Trip March Break

September 18, 2019
Students going or wishing to go on this year's Italy trip have a meeting Thursday in room 203 at the start of lunch

Math Club

September 17, 2019
Brief Math Club meeting for those interested in writing Waterloo Math Contests or attending math competitions this year Wednesday at lunch in Room 111. All are welcome.

HC Golf Team - KASSAA Championship

September 17, 2019
On Wednesday, Sept 18th, the HC Golf Team will participate in the KASSAA Golf Championship being hosted at Loyalist Golf and Country Club. Team Members should report to the course by 10:30am.

Cheerleading

September 17, 2019
Important information meeting for anyone interested in trying out for the Holy Cross Cheerleading team, this wednesday september 18th in the lecture theatre at lunch time!

Queen's University

September 17, 2019
A representative from Queen's will be here on Friday, Sept. 20 at 2:30 in the lecture theatre.

Team photos next week during period 2

September 17, 2019
Monday, September 23: Field Hockey, Golf, Cross Country; Tuesday, September 24: Jr and Sr Girls Basketball, Jr and Sr Boys Volleyball; Wednesday, September 25: Jr Football; Thursday, September 26: Sr Football; Athetes will receive appointment slips from their coaches.

Grad artists and athletes

September 16, 2019
Grad artist and athlete photos will be taken this week. Please sign up for your session as soon as possible. Sign ups are on the door of room 129.

Senior Girls Basketball

September 16, 2019
The senior girls basketball team had a great start to their season capturing a silver medal at the Mowhawk College Tournament in Hamilton this past weekend. Their tenacious defence earned them a trip to the finals before losing to local favorite Bishop Tonnos. Congrats to players who received tournament mvp awards Cassie...

Wilfrid Laurier University

September 16, 2019
A representative from Laurier will be here on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 11:15 in the Lecture Theatre.

Scholarship meeting

September 16, 2019
There will be a scholarship information meeting on Wednesay, Sept. 18 at 11:15 in the lecture theatre.

University of Guelph-Humber

September 16, 2019
A representative from Guelph-Humber will be here on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 2:45 in the Lecture Theatre.

Kingston Frontenacs Home Opener

September 16, 2019
Tickets for the Kingston Frontenacs Home Opener will be on sale during lunch in the front foyer all week! Come get your tickets and join Student Leadership and HC Arts students as they support our very own Kingston Frontenacs!

D&D Club

September 16, 2019
D&D Club meeting on Tuesday, September 17th at lunch in room 244. New members welcome and no experience necessary!

Fishing Club

September 15, 2019
Are you interested in Fishing? There is a fishing club meeting this Wednesday September 18. The meeting will take place in Portable 307 at Lunch. All levels of anglers are invited.

HC Golf Team

September 15, 2019
Today (Monday), there will be an important meeting for the Holy Cross Golf Team at the beginning of lunch in room 109.

Job Opportunity

September 12, 2019
Specialty Trophies on Development Drive are looking to hire two students in grade 10-12 who would be able to work after school from 3-6pm. Excellent for students interested in graphic design. If interested, pick up the contact information in Student Services.

Ultimate Frisbee

September 11, 2019
Ultimate Frisbee - First Practice on Monday September 16th at lunch on the field. See Mr. Sicoli or Mme Check to sign up.

Green Team

September 10, 2019
Interested in environmental, climate change, plastic waste and pollution issues? Then join the Green Team to help take action against some of these issues threatening our planet. Sign up on Friday 13th at lunch in rm 136 First meeting Tuesday Sept. 17th Rm 136 11:15am (bring your lunch and a friend)

Dance Team Tryouts

September 09, 2019
Any students interested in trying out for the HC Dance Team are encouraged to come to a meeting this Thursday at lunch in room 246. Tryouts will take place on Tuesday (Sept 17th) after school.

Spain/Portugal trip

September 09, 2019
Anyone interested in the Spain/Portugal trip happening March Break 2020, is to attend an information meeting this Friday at lunch in room 243. If you cannot attend but are interested, please see Mme Agostino

HC Golf Try Outs

September 08, 2019
Golf Team Try Outs continue on Monday at 3:30pm at the Loyalist Golf and Country Club. Green fees should be paid in the Pro Shop.

International Club

September 08, 2019
Would you like to meet people from other countries? We have 12 new international students from Europe, Australia, Asia, and South America and we want them meeting and doing activities with Canadian students. Come out and learn more about the International Club this Thursday, September 12th at lunch in room 244.

Nintendo Ultimate Smash Club

September 08, 2019
Are you looking for a unique club to make new friends and relax at lunch? Come out on Fridays to play 8 remote Nintendo Smash in the Lecture theatre at 11:15.

Timetable changes

September 06, 2019
Students are reminded that the last day for semester 1 timetable changes is on Friday, Sept. 13.

University Overview Session

September 06, 2019
Students interested in applying to university should attend an information session at lunch or at 2:30 on Thursday, Sept. 12 in the lecture theatre.

Queen's Bader International Center

September 06, 2019
A representative from the Queen's Bader International Studies Center will be in the foyer on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 2:30. Students interested in studying in England at the Castle should attend.

University of Western

September 06, 2019
A representative from Western University will be here on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 2:30 in the lecture theatre. Any grade 11 and 12 students interested in applying to Western should attend.

CICS Meeting

September 06, 2019
CICS Meeting All welcome to the first CICS meeting on Sept. 10 @ lunch in room 112.

HC Golf Try Outs

September 06, 2019
Those interested in trying out for this year's golf team are invited to meet at The Landings Golf Course today at 3:20pm for the first tee off.

Scorekeepers for Volleyball

September 05, 2019
Anyone interested in scorekeeping for the boys volleyball season is asked to see Mr Gervais at lunch.

Grade photos in Foyer

September 05, 2019
Large group grade photos will be taken in the foyer on Friday, September 6 during period 2. Wait for announcements for your grade.

Photo Day

September 05, 2019
School photo day is Monday, September 9. Period 1- Grade 9, Period 2- Grade 10, Period 3- Grade 11, Period 4- Grade 12.

Textbook Room Helpers

September 04, 2019
Any Students that have a spare during peroid 1,2,3 or 4 and would like to work the textbook room for a wage on Monday September 9 and Wednesday September 11 is asked to please let the office Staff know for Mr. McGonegal.

choir

September 04, 2019
Our first choir practice is Tuesday, September 10th at 11:15 in the music room

little shop

September 04, 2019
The info meeting for Little Shop of Horrors is Thursday at 11:15 in the drama room.

Change Rooms / Locker Rooms

September 04, 2019
Students are reminded not to leave any valuables in the CHANGE ROOMS / LOCKER ROOMS.

Cross Country sign up

September 03, 2019
If you'd like to join the Corss country team please meet in Rm 113 at lunch on Wed.to sign up and get information on the season. First practice is Thursday, Sept. 6th. Bring all permission forms signed.

Book Club

September 03, 2019
There will be a meeting for anyone interested in joining Book Club at lunch on Wednesday, September 11 in Room 244. See Ms. Pacheco for details.

D&D Club

September 03, 2019
There will be a meeting for anyone interested in joining the D&D Club on Tuesday, September 10th at lunch in Room 244! See Ms. Pacheco for details.

Junior Boys Volleyball

September 03, 2019
Any grade 9 or 10 players interested in trying out for the junior boys volleyball team are to go to the small gym on Wednesday and Thursday at 4:15. See Mr. Gervais for details.

SR GIRLS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS

September 03, 2019
Sr Girls Basketball Tryouts will take place this week Tues 2:45pm, Wed 4:15pm, Thurs 2:45pm Anyone interested is welcome!

Jr. Football

September 03, 2019
Any grade 9 or 10 student interested in playing Jr Football, there is a meeting today at lunch in the big gym.

HC Golf Try Outs

September 02, 2019
Those wishing to try out for the HC Golf team should attend an important meeting on the first day of school. The meeting will be held at the beginning of lunch in Room 109.

Orientation Volunteers

August 28, 2019
All grade 12 students who are interested in volunteering for this year's Grade 9 Orientation Day are asked to attend a brief information meeting Wednesday, September 4th in the Lecture during lunch. Sign-up sheets will be available following the meeting.

Textbook Room Helpers

August 19, 2019
Hello Students: I am looking for a few Students to Work in the Textbook room next week. August 26 - 30th. If you are interested please contact Holy Cross by Thursday August 22 2019. You can receive a paid wage or your Volunteer hours. Please contact Mr. McGonegal @ 613 384-1919 (Ex...

Holy Cross yearbooks have arrived

June 20, 2019
Holy Cross yearbooks have arrived. If you have not yet picked up you copy, you may pick it up during regular school hours in room 129 or at the main office any day between Friday, June 21 and Tuesday, June 25. If you can not come one of these days, then you...

Donate Your Used Uniform!

June 20, 2019
Graduating? Don't need your HC uniform any more? Please donate your used uniform (Winter or Spring Uniform pieces accepted) in the bins located in the front foyer! All proceeds from the sale of used uniforms go toward supporting students with financial need at HC.

After School Numeracy

June 17, 2019
The LAST after school numeracy will be Tuesday from 2:45-3:45 in the Learning Commons.

Used School Supplies

June 14, 2019
As you empty out your lockers after exams, please place any "Used School Supplies" that you no longer need into the cardboard boxes located throughout the hallways of the school.

summer job opportunities

June 14, 2019
Students interested in summer jobs should check the job board outside of Student Services. There are jobs advertised for the library as well as a moving company.

Timetables for 2019-2020 school year

June 14, 2019
Students will be able to access their timetables on Maplewood starting on Monday, June 17. Please come to student services if you need your Maplewood password.

Graduation tickets

June 14, 2019
Graduating students are reminded to pick up their grad tickets from student services. Make sure you have paid your grad fee online!

Track & Field Pizza Lunch

June 11, 2019
There will be a pizza lunch for all track & field athletes on Friday June 14 in room 206 at 11:15. See you then!

Horation Alger Association of Canada Scholarship

June 10, 2019
Graduting students enrolling in Vocational and Technical Education programs for the fall are invited to apply to the Horatio Alger Association Award. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

Textbook Room Workers

June 10, 2019
I am looking for students to work in the textbook room for 1 day during the week of August 19 - 22 (bagging books for grade 9 moving on up) I am also looking for students to work during the week of August (26 - 30) and into September. A paid...

SHSM ICT BBQ

June 10, 2019
HC Info & Comm Tech End of Year BBQ Tuesday, June 11th at 3-4:30 p.m. South West corner of HC student parking lot.

HC Lacrosse Practice

June 10, 2019
Practice Thursday June 13th on HC sports field 3:00 to 4:30 Friday City Championship game vs LaSalle at 5 pm at Myklas McCarney Field Queen's University Please remember to pay your player fee and pick up your hoodie order

HC Lacrosse Practice

June 10, 2019
Practice Tuesday June 11th on HC sports field 3:00 to 4:30 Full gear Also remember Thursday practice and Friday City Championship game vs LaSalle at 5 pm at Myklas McCarney Field Queen's University Please remember to pay your player fee and pick up your hoodie order

After School Numeracy

June 10, 2019
After school numeracy will be held this Wednesday AND Thursday from 2:45-3:45 in the Learning Commons.

Talking Heads Finished - Will resume in September

June 09, 2019
Time to study for exams! To respect this, Talking Heads practice is now finished until September. No practice this week! Happy studying!

Last Smash game

June 07, 2019
The last Ultimate Smash game for the year will be today at lunch in the lecture theatre. All are welcome!

HC SHSM Specialist High Skills Major in Information and Communications Technology recruitment meeting

June 05, 2019
Students interested in joining the HC SHSM Information and Communications Technology program are invited to a lunch time presentation with free pizza and pop. If you are interested in post-secondary school studies or a career in computers or the media production sector you should join SHSM ICT.

OFSAA Tennis

June 05, 2019
A big congratulations to Katrina Lenart who faced some tough opposition at this year's OFSAA Tennis Competition. She finished with two wins and two losses, an impressive outcome for her first outing.

Don Petersen Memorial Award

June 04, 2019
Graduating grade 12 students who have played or volunteered with the Knights of Columbus Basketball League are encouraged to apply. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

KEYS summer job opportunities

June 04, 2019
A representative from Kingston Employment for Youth will be here on Thursday, June 6 at lunch in the foyer. They will provide information for students, especially grade 12 students who do not have jobs and do not plan on attending post-secondary.See your guidance counsellor for more information.

After School Numeracy

June 03, 2019
After School Numeracy will be Wednesday from 2:45-3:45 in the Learning Commons.

HC Lacrosse Practice

June 03, 2019
Regular weekly HC Lax schedule Tues & Thurs 3-4:30 pm Hoodies will be distributed at end of practice Make sure you have paid your full athletic fee in advance

SHSM Info Comm Tech meeting

June 03, 2019
The regular monthly meeting for the SHSM Specialist High Skills Major in Information and Communications Technology focus program will be on Wednesday, June 5th at 11:15 a.m. in room 218. Agenda: Year end BBQ party.

CHOIR

June 03, 2019
Our last choir practice of the year will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, at lunch in the music room!

20 Track and Field Athletes are Going to OFSAA

June 02, 2019
Congratulations to the track and field team on an outstanding performance at East Regionals. 20 student-athletes including 5 relay teams have qualifed for the OFSAA championship. Dacey Richmond, Ainslie Bratus, Alle Aresenault, and Meg Jefferies lead the way as gold medal winners in both the 4x100m and 4x400m.

2019-2020 CICS' Executive Council

June 02, 2019
Congratulations to the following students who have been appointed to the 2019-2020 CICS' Executive Council: Jett Gazeley & Lauren Martin, who will be Co-chairs, Monique Pereira, Clare Maloney, Kendra Leishman, Ashwathy Augustine, Natasha Baribeau, Dru Pierson, & Zoe Rorabeck.

Textbook Returns

May 31, 2019
Attention Students: Textbook room will be open on the following dates. June 17, 18, 19, 20. & June 24. Please note textbook room will be **CLOSED** on Friday June 21. All students are required to return textbooks at the end of their exams. Textbook room is open at 8;00 am. Please do...

Italy Trip 2020

May 31, 2019
Students going or wishing to go on next year's Italy trip are asked to attend a brief meeting today at the start of lunch in room 203.

OUAC

May 30, 2019
Grade 12 students who received offers of admission from an Ontario University are reminded that they have until June 3 to accept the offer on their Ontario University Application Center account. After June 3, the offer will no longer be active. See your counsellor if you have questions.

Jamaica Mission Trip 2020

May 29, 2019
The list is now posted on the door of room 211 for the Jamaica Mission Trip 2020. Thank you to all those who applied. If you did not get on the trip this year, you are encouraged to reapply next year.

Smash Club

May 29, 2019
Smash club Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre

After School Numeracy

May 28, 2019
After school numeracy will be in the learning commons from 2:45-3:45 on Wednesday.

SENIOR FOOTBALL

May 28, 2019
There will be a mandatory meeting for anyone interested in playing senior football in the fall on Wednesday, June 5th in room 226 at lunch.

Community Service Hours

May 27, 2019
Graduating grade 12s are reminded to bring in your community service form to Student Services. They are past due and need to be submitted by next Monday, June 3. Grade 9s interested in being invited to the First Year 40 celebration must also bring in your hours by Monday June 3

Bursary

May 27, 2019
Grade 12 students planning on pursuing horticulture or related sciences should apply to the Gananoque Horticulture Society for a $500 bursary. Please see Mrs. Cantarutt for more information.

Holy Cross Lacrosse Practice

May 27, 2019
The Holy Cross Lacrosse team will practice on Tuesday May 28 from 3 - 4:30. All players must attend in full equipment to prepare for Wednesday May 29th game vs LaSalle.

volunteer opportunity

May 27, 2019
The BMX national racing competion will be hosted by Kingston this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Volunteers are needed to help. Also, summer opportunities are available. Please see Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

Talking Heads Practice Monday!

May 26, 2019
We are on! See you after school in room 247. All welcome?

Track & Field Team at EOSSAA

May 26, 2019
Holy Cross was well represented at the EOSSAA track and field meet last week. Congratulations to Dacey Richmond, Reese McShane, and Jaden Robert-Scrubb who were all event winners. 25 student-athletes including 6 relay teams have qualified for East Regionals meet this Thursday and Friday.

KFL&A Public Health Immunization Video Crew

May 24, 2019
There will be an important meeting on Monday at lunch in room 218 for students working on the KFL&A Public Health Immunization Video. All crew and hosts must attend.

Valedictorian

May 24, 2019
Congratulations to the following 'Final Four' students who will be your voice at the 2019 Graduation. Parker Alderson, Brennan Brady, Sofia Skebo and Mallory Wylie. The final vote will take place on Thursday, May 30th during period 1. Choose carefully, Graduates!

Girls Softball

May 24, 2019
There is a girls softball metting and practice today at lunch. Please meet by the track.

beach vball

May 23, 2019
Any students playing in the beach volleyball tournament this Sunday at Expert-tees are asked to come to a brief meeting at the start of lunch on FRIDAY in Room 226.

Girls Rugby Team

May 23, 2019
There will be an important meeting of the Girls Rugby Team at lunch in room 210. All players are to attend.

Textbook Room Helpers

May 23, 2019
Any students interested in working the textbook room during the June exam period please see Mr. McGonegal. You can earn a paid wage or receive volunteer hours.

Jamaica Mission Trip 2020

May 23, 2019
Thank you to all who have applied for next year's Jamaica Mission Trip. Please check the door of room 211 for a list of those to be interviewed and to sign up for an interview time.

TALKING HEADS CANCELLED THIS WEEK

May 22, 2019
Due to an unforseen meeting, Talking Heads will not run this week. See you MONDAY!

choir

May 22, 2019
The next choir practice will be MONDAY, MAY 27th at lunch in the music room. This is to prepare for our final Mass.

HC Tennis Team

May 21, 2019
Congrats to the HC Tennis team for their strong showing yesterday at the EOSSAA tennis championship. Katrina Lenart won Silver in senior girls singles , Ty Norman and Tristan O'Brien made the Semifinals in sr boys doubles Cassie Dixon, Hayden Gaudet won Consolation Gold in junior girls doubles. Katrina will now advance...

After School Numeracy moved to Thursday

May 21, 2019
After school numeracy will be moved to Thursday, May 23 at 2:45-3:45 in the Learning Commons.

HC Lacrosse Practice

May 21, 2019
Thursday, May 23 3:00 to 4:30 pm HC Sports field

Valedictorian Round 2

May 21, 2019
The second round of voting will take place on Thursday, during period 1, in HOMEROOMS. Students with a period 1 spare or co-op, may vote in Student Services during the morning. Good luck- a third and final round will take place next week.

Girls Rugby

May 21, 2019
Players are reminded to meet at the cross in the front foyer today no later than 1:45. You will be released from class at 1:30.

HC Lacrosse Practice

May 21, 2019
There will be an HC Lacrosse Practice today, Tuesday May 21 at 3 pm to 5 pm Players must attend with full equipment

SHSM Info Comm Tech ICE certification course

May 21, 2019
SHSM Information and Communications Technology students will be participating in an ICE (Innovation, Creativity, Entrepreneur) certification course on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts.

KASSAA Track and Field

May 20, 2019
31 track and field athletes will be advancing to this weeks EOSSAA championship due to outstanding perfromances at KASSAA last week. Ainslie Bratus, Dacey Richmond, Reese McShane, Ian MacDonnell, Andrew Botting, Jaden Robert-Scrubb, Aidan Tulk, Will Daniel, Dylan Thomason, Emmett Bravakis, our senior girls relay teams, and senior boys relay team all...

Jamaica Mission Trip Applications

May 17, 2019
A reminder to all students interested in the 2020 Jamaica Mission Trip, application forms are due now. Please submit it to Mrs. Melo-Jordan or Mrs. Vella--Bowry.

Explore Summer Camp

May 16, 2019
The Queen's Explore Summer Camp is looking for volunteer assistant counselors. if interested, see pick up a form in Student Services.

Tennis

May 16, 2019
Congratulations to all members of the Holy Cross tennis team on an outstanding day on the courts. We won three KASSAA gold medals: senior boys Ty Norman and Tristan Obrien, senior girls Katarina Lenart and junior girls Cassie Dixon and Hayden Gaudet. Adam Illiescu, Jayden Rooney and Rosalie Lau won Silver....

Track & Field Team at KASSA

May 15, 2019
The track and field team is currently sitting in second place after the first day of competition at KASSAA. Reese McShane, Ainslie Bratus, Dacey Richmond, Ian MacDonnell, Jaden Robert-Scrubbs, Aidan Tulk, and Dylan Thomason all won KASSAA gold yesterday. Good luck to all student-athletes competing today!

Smash Club

May 14, 2019
Smash Club will be on Thursday at lunch this week.

Sr. Girls Soccer

May 14, 2019
Congraulations to the Sr. Girls soccer team on their impressive win over SHS guaranteeing them a spot in the playoffs. Goals from Cristina, Hailey, 2 from Abby and a shut out from Emily and Grace.

One Match Event

May 14, 2019
A reminder to all Gr 12 students that today (Tuesday) during Period 2 and lunch, there will be a cheek swabbing, One Match Event in the cafeteria. The swab only takes a few minutes and you could literally save a life!!

Girls softball

May 13, 2019
There is a mandatory meeting for all softball players on Thursday May 16th at lunch in the gym.

Jamaica Mission Trip 2020

May 13, 2019
This is a reminder that application forms for Jamaica are due Wednesday to Mrs. Melo-Jordan or Ms. Vella-Bowry.

Genesis Awards Ticket Sales

May 13, 2019
Tickets for Thursday night's Genesis Awards go on sale today at lunch in the front foyer. Tickets are $7 and include refreshments. If you have been nominated you may pick up your GOLDEN TICKET at lunch anytime this week. Space is limited so be sure to get your tickets early!

TALKING HEADS Meeting MOVED To Wednesday!

May 12, 2019
Talking Heads has been moved this week: see you WEDNESDAY after school in room 247! This week: debating! See Mrs. Holmes for topic. NEW STUDENTS always WELCOME!

HC lacrosse Team meeting

May 12, 2019
HC lacrosse team meeting Monday May 13 lunch period 11:15 a.m. room 218 place your hoodie size order, order goes in at end of day. Do not miss, tell your teammates

Tennis Team

May 09, 2019
We are looking for a grade 9 or 10 girl to come out and play in the annual KASSAA Tennis tournament at the Kingston Tennis Club on Tuesday, May 14. If interested, see Mrs. Nichol or Mrs. Dixon.

Sr. Girls Soccer

May 09, 2019
Congratulations to the Sr. Girls soccer team on their 2-1 win over FSS on Wednesday. Great goals from Abby and Cam.

Applications for the CICS' Executive for next year

May 09, 2019
Application forms for next year's CICS' Executive are due on Monday. You can pick up a form from either Mr. Forster or Mr. Brady

First Year 40

May 08, 2019
If you are in grade 9 and have completed 40 hours of community service, please bring the completed volunteer form to Student Services by May 31st. You will then be included in our First Year 40 celebration in June.

Summer Volunteer Opportunities

May 08, 2019
Queen's summer camps have many opportunities for student volunteers. Please see Mrs. Cantarutti for more information

Carnival Friday

May 08, 2019
Just a reminder for students wishing to attend the Carnival Friday there is a $3.00 charge per ticket.

Valedictorian Election

May 07, 2019
Round 1 of the Valedictorian selection process will take place during period 1 on Wednesday May 8th. If you have a spare period 1, see Mr Roberts to vote in 216.

Smash Club Cancelled

May 07, 2019
Smash club is canceled this week and will resume on Friday, May 17th.

Bus to the Catholic Education Week Mass in Belleville

May 07, 2019
Students attending the Catholic Education Week Mass this morning in Belleville are reminded to meet in the Main Lobby at 8:55 a.m.

Breakthrough Movie - Religion classes

May 06, 2019
Students that signed up for the Breakthrough movie trip on Wednesday should confirm with their religion teachers that: they are on the list of attendees, have paid, and their signed permission form has been handed in. No more students can be added to the list. Meet in the main foyer at 8:20am...

OSAP presentation

May 06, 2019
A representative will be here on Tuesday, May 7 at 11:15 in the learning commons. She will present information regarding applying for OSAP. Grade 12 students interested in applying should attend.

Jamaica Mission Trip 2020

May 06, 2019
Application forms for next year's Jamaica mission trip are due on Wednesday, May 15. There are extra copies outside of room 211 if you haven't picked one up yet.

Talking Heads Meeting TODAY AFTER SCHOOL!

May 06, 2019
Come out TODAY after school! 2:30 pm Room 247 All are welcome to join us as we learn to speak with confidence! We also have lots of fun :)

Tennis

May 06, 2019
The Tennis team is reminded of practices Tuesday...seniors at 3:00, and juniors at 4:30 at Bayridge tennis courts

HC Girls Softball Team

May 06, 2019
Girls Softball players are reminded of their practice outside today lunch.

Student Leadership Application

May 06, 2019
Any grade 11 students who are interested in applying for Rep Positions on next year's Student Council are encouraged to apply. Application forms can be picked up in Portable 309.

HC Tech Ed Dept Skills Ontario Bus trip

May 06, 2019
​Students on the Holy Cross Technological Education Department's bus trip to the 2019 Skills Ontario Competition tomorrow, Tuesday, May 7th are reminded to be on time for the 7 am departure.

After School Numeracy Tuesday

May 05, 2019
After school numeracy will be on Tuesday in the Learning Commons from 2:45-3:45.

CICS' Executive Meeting on Monday

May 05, 2019
There will be a meeting for all CICS Executive members during lunch today in Room 214 during lunch

Catholic Education Week 2019

May 05, 2019
Each year, we celebrate the unique identity and distinctive contributions of Catholic education during Catholic Education Week. This year’s theme, “Catholic Education: Living as Joyful Disciples” will be celebrated here at Holy Cross and at schools across Ontario during the week of May 5 – May 10.

HC Lacrosse meeting

May 05, 2019
There is a very important meeting for the HC Lacrosse Team on Monday, May 6th at 2:30 p.m. in room 218. All players must attend. Tell your teammates.

Scholarships

May 03, 2019
There are local scholarships for students entering the fields of engineering, business or trades. Please see Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

Grad Retreat Thank You

May 03, 2019
Congratulations to those Grade 12 students who participated in yesterday's Grad Retreat at Rideau Acres. And a big thank you to the teachers and other staff supervisors who made this day possible.

Track and Field Team Dominates at UOttawa Meet

May 02, 2019
Our track and field team dominated at the UOttawa meet yesterday. The crusaders had top two performances in 15 individual events and 3 relays. Congratulations to all student-athletes who represented Holy Cross.

Volunteer Opportunity

May 02, 2019
Looking to get some volunteer hours over the summer months? Loving Spoonful is looking for summer Market Ambassadors for their market booths at both the Downtown Kingston Public Market and the Memorial Centre Farmers Market. Loving Spoonful is looking for students who are passionate about good food and ensuring that it gets...

Grad tictets

May 02, 2019
Graduating Grade 12 students can pick up their grad tickets starting on Friday, May 3. Please pick up your tickets at lunch in the foyer. If you have not paid your grad fees, you will not recieve your tickets. Please pay your fee online, or see Mrs. Nowack in the main office.

Breakthrough Movie - Religion classes

May 01, 2019
This semester's religion classes - Permission forms & money (online cash system) DUE TOMORROW - (Thurs. May 2nd by noon) for students interested in attending the movie, Breakthrough on Wed. May 8th in the morning at Cineplex. Cost ($18.50) includes ticket, snack pack & transportation. ***Make sure you do not have a...

Smash Club

May 01, 2019
Smash Club will be cancelled this Friday.

After School Numeracy CANCELLED

May 01, 2019
After school numeracy will be cancelled for tonight, Wednesday May 1. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Sr. Girls Soccer

April 30, 2019
Congraulations to the Sr. Girls soccer team on another 2-0 win vs Bayriidge. Thanks for the gaols to Makayla C and Ali and the shut out to Emily.

Grade 12 Retreat on Thursday

April 30, 2019
Grade 12 students attending the Grad Retreat tomorrow (Thursday) at Rideau Acres are encouraged to vote first thing in their Period One classes and then to come immediately to the Main Lobby to board the retreat bus at the front of the school.

Summer School Information

April 29, 2019
Summer school information is now available. Students interested in taking an online summer school course should make an appointment with their counsellor.

HC Lacrosse Practice

April 29, 2019
The Holy Cross Crusaders Field Lacrosse team will be practicing on Thursday, May 2 at 3 pm to 5 pm. Members of the Queen's University Men's Field Lacrosse team will be leading skills development drills.

HC Lacrosse Practice

April 29, 2019
The Holy Cross Crusaders Field Lacrosse team will be practicing on Tuesday, April 30 at 3 pm to 5 pm. Members of the Queen's University Men's Field Lacrosse team will be leading skills development drills.

SHSM Info & Com Tech Meeting

April 29, 2019
The Specialist High Skills Major in Information and Communications Technology students will be having their regular monthly meeting the first Wednesday of every month on Wednesday, May 1st at 11:15 a.m. in room 218. Agenda: Skills field trip, May events

GRAD Retreat

April 28, 2019
Today is the deadline to hand in your Grad Retreat Permission Forms to Ms. Melo Jordan or Mr. Forster. Don't miss this amazing day - Thursday at Rideau Acres.

HC Track & Field Team Places 4th at Limestone Legacy Meet

April 28, 2019
Congratulations to all members of the Track and Field team who competed at the Limestone Legacy Meet on Friday. The Holy Cross team placed 4th overall supported by impressive first place performances by Dacey Richmond, Aidan Tulk, Reese McShane, and our Boys Distance Medley team.

Grade 12 Retreat on Thursday May 2

April 24, 2019
We are having our Grade 12 Retreat on Thursday, May 2 at Rideau Acres. Please pick up a Permission Form and return it to Mr. Forster by Monday, April 29.

After School Numeracy

April 23, 2019
After school numeracy will be from 245-345 on Wednesday in the Learning Commons.

HC Girls Softball Team

April 23, 2019
Any girls grade 9-12 interested in trying out for the Holy Cross girls softball team are asked to attend a meeting Thursday at lunch in room 113 off the gymnasium.

Full Disclosure Date

April 23, 2019
Grade 12 students are reminded that the full disclosure date is Friday, May 3. Students can drop a class before May 3 without the course appearing on their transcript. See your counsellor for more information.

Holy Cross Tennis Team

April 23, 2019
This is a reminder to anyone interested in trying out for this year's tennis team to see Mrs. Nichol in portable 308 to sign up. Tryouts are set to begin as soon as the nets are up, which we expect to be later this week.

HC Lacrosse

April 22, 2019
There is a very important tryout today Tuesday April 23rd in preparation for tomorrows Wednesday April 24th friendly vs Lasalle. To play in the friendly athletes must be at today's tryout. Players also have to have their tryout permission forms in or they can not participate. Team will be decided on the...

SHSM Info & Com Tech Meeting

April 22, 2019
There is an important organizational meeting for SHSM Info and Comm Tech students today, Tuesday, April 23rd at 11:15 a.m. in room 218. Agenda: Loyalist workshop tomorrow and Skills Ontario trip May 7.

HC Track & Field Team at TISS Relays Meet

April 22, 2019
Congratulations to our track and field team on a strong performance at the TISS Relays Meet last week. We had a top three performance from 9 relay teams and in 7 field events. We hope to continue this success at the upcoming Kingston Legacy Meet on Friday.

ShareLent Collection Thank You

April 18, 2019
A big thank you to our home room classes for their generous donations to this year's ShareLent Collection. Combined with the THINKfast donations and monies donated during lunch hours this week we will be sending close to $3000.00 to the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development & Peace to support their work with...

Dodgebowl

April 17, 2019
The 5th Annual Dodgebowl takes place this evening at Holy Cross, from 6-9, in the main gym. Addmission is $2 and all proceeds will go towards helping one of our graduates as she battles a recent cancer diagnosis.

Jamaica Mission Trip 2020

April 17, 2019
There is a meeting today for anyone interested in applying for the Jamaica Mission trip next year (and who missed the last meeting). Come at lunch to room 211.

Sr. Girls Soccer

April 16, 2019
Congratulations to the Sr. Girls soccer team on their first win of the season against NDSS. 3 nice goals scored by Cristina, Taylor and Sarah and a shut out for Emily.

Fishing Club

April 16, 2019
The Fishing Club will meet tomorrow (Wednesday) at lunch in Portable 307. Remember to bring in some lures/gear for our tackle swap.

Bake Sale Thursday April 25th!!!

April 16, 2019
Hello HC Students! Ms. Cote's Gr.9 Geography class is having a bake sale on Thursday April 25th at lunch in the main foyer. There will be a wide variety of baked goods ranging in prices from as little as 50 cents! Proceeds will be donated to help Plastic Free Solution Initiatives. See...

ShareLent Collection Ends Today

April 16, 2019
Our ShareLent Collection here at Holy Cross ends today (Wednesday). Home room teachers are asked to kindly send their donations to the CHAPEL in the Collection Envelopes during Period One. Thank you to all for your donations to this important effort to help Dev't & Peace in their work with migrants &...

Mass of Chrism at St. Mary's Cathedral

April 16, 2019
All are invited to the Mass of Chrism tonight at St. Mary's Cathedral at 7:30 pm. This will also be the Farewell Mass for retiring Archbishop Brendan O'Brien.

Share the Journey Action Card

April 15, 2019
Drop by the CICS’ Table during lunch today (Wednesday) in the Main Lobby and sign a "Share the Journey" Action Card which urges the Canadian government to do more to address the root causes of forced migration. No one should be forced to flee their home.

National Canadian Film Day

April 15, 2019
Today is National Canadian Film Day! Select students have received a movie ticket to attend the periods 1 and 2 or the periods 3 and 4 screening of "Kayak to Klemtu". Students will be called down to the lecture theatre at 8:40 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. Students should go to their period...

EQAO Student Advisory position

April 15, 2019
The EQAO Student Advisory Committee is looking for students between grades 7-12 to provide feedback and advice on key areas of focus. Interested students should see Mrs. Cantarutti

OSAP presentation

April 15, 2019
There will be a presentation regarding the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) on Tuesday, May 7 at lunch in the lecture theatre.

ShareLent Collection

April 15, 2019
Our ShareLent Collection in the home room classes continues until Wednesday of this week. Please be generous in your donations to this important lenten collection

Congratulations to our Holy Cross THINKfasters

April 14, 2019
Congratulations to our Holy Cross THINKfasters who went without food for 25 hours last Friday and raised $2000.00 for our SHARELENT Collection for Development & Peace.

After School Numeracy

April 14, 2019
After School Numeracy will be in the learning commons Wednesday from 2:45-3:45.

Waterloo Chemistry Exam

April 12, 2019
Any Grade 11's or 12's interested in writing the University of Waterloo chemistry contest are asked to see Mr. Gervais before Wednesday.

Jr Girls Soccer

April 12, 2019
Congratluations to all team memebers for an exciting start to the soccer season , winning 3 games at KCVI's tournament. . The soccer team played an exciting OT shoot out with 14 strikers !Although the Crusaders came up short we demonstrated such persitience, support! and spirit.

Thinkfasters Meet at 4 pm in the Learning Commons

April 12, 2019
A reminder to all Thinkfasters that we meet at 4 pm today in the Learning Commons

DELF

April 11, 2019
Gr 12 students that signed up for DELF who require transportation from HC to the Board Office please email Mme Bovey by this Friday.

Badminton

April 11, 2019
Congratulations to all the athletes who competed at Regi yesterday in the Senior Badminton Tourney! You played hard and fair! Special mentions to Matt Chodkowski who fought a nail-biting elimination match against FSS in Men's singles, and the doubles partnerships of Joelle Bradshaw/Aidan MacDonnel, and Aidan Proderick/Jason Kim. Thank you for a...

Fishing Team

April 10, 2019
The fishing team will be meeting Thursday at lunch in portable 309. Bring your old gear for the tackle swap.

Thinkfast Leaders' Meeting Thursday during Lunch

April 10, 2019
There will be a meeting on Thursday during lunch in Room 214 for members of the CICS' Executive and for all THINKfast Leaders

Thinkfast

April 10, 2019
Our Holy Cross Thinkfast continues today until 8 pm tonight. Please support those who are on Thinkfast with your prayers and donations. And perhaps sacrifice a meal or two in solidarity with them as they give up food for 25 hours. Go THINKFAST 2019!!!!

Jamaica Mission Trip 2020

April 10, 2019
There will be a meeting for anyone who is interested in applying for the Jamaica Mission trip (and who missed the previous meeting) this Wednesday April 17 at lunch in room 211.

Smash Club

April 10, 2019
Nintendo Switch Ultimate Smash Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre

SHSM ICT General Health & Safety Certification

April 10, 2019
A very important reminder to Holy Cross SHSM Specialist High Skills Major students in Information and Communications Technology. Please remember to attend the General Health and Safety certification course today immediately after school in room 218 from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Tennis Team

April 09, 2019
For all students interested in playing for the HC tennis team this season, there will be a brief meeting and sign-up session in portable 308 at the beginning of the lunch hour on Tuesday, April 16.

Bursary

April 09, 2019
Graduating students planning on studying Forestry and Natural Resources related programs are encouraged to apply to the Ontario Woodlot Association Forestry Bursary. Please see Mrs. Cantarutti for an application.

HC Lacrosse Tryouts

April 08, 2019
Holy Cross Field Lacrosse Tryouts. Tuesday & Thursday this week. 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Meet by the HC portables. Full equipment. Players must hand in the HC Athletics Tryout form signed by a parent. Go to the HC Today website and the Athletics section to find the form. No form No play.

SHSM Information & Communications Technology General Health & Safety Certification

April 08, 2019
Attention HC SHSM Information and Communications Technology students. Please remember to attend the General Health and Safety certification course provided by All Safety Consulting on Wednesday, April 10th from 2:30 to 5:00 pm. Pizza & pop provided too! SHSM...Its a great thing!

Jr Girls Soccer

April 08, 2019
Soccer Practices on Tuesday April 9 at 2:45-4 pm Wednesday April 10 at 7:15 am Thursday April 11 Tournament at Machin Field . Arrive to the filed for 7:30 am ( Car Pool will help)

College for a day

April 08, 2019
A reminder that the permission forms for Connections (St. Lawrence College for a day) program are due Wednesday, April 10th to Student Services.

BADMINTON

April 08, 2019
BADMINTON - A reminder to all Senior Badminton players of your practice today (MONDAY) after school and tomorrow (TUESDAY) morning. KASSAA participants will be notified at practice today.

Deadline for THINKfast Permission Forms

April 07, 2019
Today (Monday) is the deadline for handing in your THINKfast Permission Form to Mr. Forster. Pledges can be collected up until Friday.

Cabaret Meeting

April 07, 2019
Anyone who is performing at Cabaret should attend a short but important meeting at the start of lunch in the drama room.

Compass Survey

April 05, 2019
Students are reminded that they need to know their weight and height for the Compass Survey on Tuesday

Badminton

April 03, 2019
Congratulations to the Junior Badminton Team who had an excellent showing at KASSAA. Top finishers were Hunter Cutbush who finished 4th and Tara Martin who also finished 4th, both in Singles. Congrats on an excellent season to all Junior KASSAA competitors: Caleb Bailey, John Czar Tan, Ethan Downton, Erik Sonneman, Angus Row,...

Fishing Club

April 03, 2019
The fishing club will meet today at lunch in portable 307. All are welcome. Join us at lunch to learn something new about the best sport on earth.

Jamaica Mission Trip 2020

April 02, 2019
There will be a meeting for anyone interested in applying for the 2020 Jamaica Mission Trip on Wednesday, April 10th at lunch in room 211.

Thinkfast Participants Meeting on Wednesday

April 02, 2019
Students planning to attend the Thinkfast next Thursday must attend a meeting today (Wednesday) during lunch in room 214.

Thinkfast Leaders Meeting on Tuesday

April 01, 2019
There will be a Thinkfast Leaders Meeting on Tuesday during lunch in room 214. All leaders must attend.

Ontario Nature Youth Summit

April 01, 2019
The Ontario Nature Youth Council is inviting students interested in environmental studies to their youth summit in Orillia in September, 2019. The Lennox & Addington Stewardship Council will sponsor a student to attend. Students must reside in the L&A region to be eligible. See Mrs. Cantarutti if interested.

Bursary

April 01, 2019
The Lennox & Addington Stewardship Council is offering a bursary to students who have applyed to Environmental Studies at a college or university. Students must reside in the L&A region. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more details.

After School Numeracy

April 01, 2019
After school numeracy is in the learning commons Wednesday from 2:45-3:45.

Spring Uniforms

April 01, 2019
The Spring Uniform Extended shopping hours will be held on Tuesday, Apr 9 and Tuesday Apr 16 from 3:30-7:30pm. Don't forget to get your spring uniform prior to April 28th to receive 15% off when you purchase 2 golf shirts and 2 walking shorts. The Spring Uniform can start to be work...

BADMINTON

March 29, 2019
Badminton practice AFTER school Monday, April 1 and BEFORE school on Tuesday in preparation for KASSAA on Wednesday at LCVI.

Fishing Club

March 29, 2019
The Fishing will meet next Wednesday April 3rd at lunch in Portable 307. Everyone is welcome to come learn something new about the best sport on the planet.

Archery Team

March 29, 2019
The Archery Team competed yesterday in Sharbot Lake at the Eastern Ontario Championships. Everyone on the team performed very well and should be very proud of their outcomes. Nick Jenkins won the Silver medal in the Highschool boys category with Jeremy Vangrunsven and Erik Soroka taking home 4th and 5th place finishes....

Badminton

March 28, 2019
Congratulations to all players at yesterday's tourney at LCVI! Excellent sportsmanship and skill displayed! Pools wins by: Matt C, Lauren C, Melissa J and Carter B, Mini Skebo, Joelle B and Aidan M, Jacob 'Hulk'. Great Day!

Crusaders Baseball

March 28, 2019
Any students who would like to try out for the Crusaders Baseball team are asked to fill out the player profile here: https://bit.ly/2CK3dOy

Learning Commons Closed Today for Confessions

March 28, 2019
The Learning Commons will be closed today from lunch time on for our Grade 9 & 10 Confessions

Smash club

March 27, 2019
Nintendo Switch Smash club this Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre. New members welcome

International Club Meeting

March 27, 2019
International Club meeting Thursday at lunch in room 244. Toronto trip permission forms will be available.

Try College For A Day!

March 27, 2019
St. Lawrence College is inviting grade 10 and 11 students to try a college program for a day on Thursday, May 2nd. Free lunch, free bus and the opportunity to try a trade, graphic design, business, police officer, social worker, computer programing, robotics, veterinary technology, biotechnology, nursing, engineering, cooking and more! See...

Track and Field Team

March 27, 2019
Track and Field training will continue on Friday March 29th at 7:15am and 2:45pm in the small gym. You must submit your athlete registration package to participate. Athlete registration packages can also be delivered to room 206.

Italy Trip

March 27, 2019
There will be a brief meeting Thursday at the start of lunch in room 203 for students planning on going on next year's Italt trip.

volunteer opportunity

March 26, 2019
Science Rendezvous is looking for helpers on Saturday, May 11. Volunteers are needed for set-up, greeting visitors and distributing materials. Lunch is provided. See Mrs. Cantarutti if interested.

Wednesday March 27th - OSSLT

March 26, 2019
A reminder that grade 11 and 12 students (not writing the literacy test) will be working independently from home tomorrow. Grade 10 students will write the OSSLT in the morning beginning at 8:30 a.m. Grade 9 students will write a practice test in period 1 and 2. Good luck to all writers!

CABARET AUDITIONS

March 26, 2019
Do you have talent? The HC talent show (Cabaret) is coming up! Auditions are April 1 and 2 after school in the music room. Sign up on the arts board outside the drama room for a time slot.

Rosewood Visit Today after School

March 26, 2019
There will be a CICS' visit to the Rosewood Retirement Home after school today. We meet in the Main Lobby at 2:45 pm

Girls Basketball

March 25, 2019
There will be a meeting for all girls basketball players this Thursday March 28th at the beginning of lunch in room 113.

Track and Field Team

March 25, 2019
If anyone is still interested in signing up for the HC track and field team, please pick up a registration package in room 206. This week training sessions are Tuesday and Friday at 2:45pm in the small gym. Dual sport athletes will train Tuesday and Friday at 7:15am in the weight toom....

Student Elections

March 25, 2019
Any students who are interested in running for next year's Student Council or being part of Student Leadership sare encouraged to attend the information session Tuesday, March 26th during lunch in the Lecture Theatre.

Thinkfast Leaders Meeting on Monday

March 24, 2019
There will be a meeting for all Thinkfast Leaders today (Monday) at 11:20 in Room 214.

CICS' Social Action Club Meeting on Monday

March 24, 2019
There will be a CICS' Social Action Club Meeting today (Monday) at the beginning of lunch in room 214.

Talking Heads Meeting CHANGED

March 24, 2019
Mrs. Holmes is out sick. Boo. Talking Heads will, instead, meet Thursday at lunch. Yay! Room 247 Remember..... everyone is welcome! Learn to speak with confidence! Hope to see you there!

After School Numeracy moved to TUESDAY

March 24, 2019
Wednesday's After School Numeracy will be moved to this TUESDAY in the Learning Commons from 2:45-3:45 for this week.

Badminton

March 22, 2019
Badminton Practice will be MONDAY March 25th after school from 2:30 - 4:00. Be sure to pay your user fees online!

Badminton

March 22, 2019
Congratulations to all the HC players who competed yesterday in the round robin tournament held at HC. The following players won their pools! Well done to Jason Kim and Aidan Proderick, Joe Hamilton and JP, Lauren Martin and Monique Pereira, Mariel Perez and Lauren Varey, Lauren Cabral and Hunter Cutbush, Erik Sonneman...

Thinkfast sign up on Friday March 22

March 21, 2019
There will be a sign up for this year's THINKfast at the beginning of lunch on Friday March 22 in Room 214. Be part of this year's overnight THINKfast on Friday, April 12

Learning Commons Closed Today for Confessions

March 20, 2019
The Learning Commons will be closed today during lunch and all afternoon for our Lenten Reconciliation Celebrations.

3rd Place for Crusader Coders

March 20, 2019
Congratulations to Carter Bailey, Emmett Bravakis, Callan Murphy and Jonathan Vecchio who captured third place in the Queen's University Invitational Computing Competition. This victory has secured them a spot in next month's Eastern Ontario Competition.

After School Numeracy

March 19, 2019
After School Numeracy will be held in the Learning Commons on Wednesday from 2:45-3:45.

Junior Boys Rugby Meeting

March 19, 2019
There will be an important meeting for the Jumior Boys rugby Team in room 214 at the beginning of lunch on Wednesday March 20, 2019.

Coffee house

March 19, 2019
Come on out to an evening of live musical entertainment starring many of our talented HC singers and musicians! Coffee house is Wednesday at 7:00 in the caf. Admission only $5 at the door.

Dodgeball Tryouts

March 19, 2019
For those who are interested in trying out for the Dodgeball team, and are in grade 12 or 12+, there will be tryouts in the small gym on Wednesday and Friday at lunch.

Badminton

March 19, 2019
BADMINTON practice and tournament this Thursday morning (March 21st). Please be sure to pay your team fees and see Mr. Roberts if you are unsure of when and with whom you are playing.

Jr Boys soccer

March 19, 2019
Jr Boys soccer practice is on Wednesday in the Large Gym at lunch. Bring runners, shin pads and forms.

Junior Boys Rugby

March 19, 2019
All boys interested in Junior Boys rugby please meet in room 214 at 2:45 today.

Archery Club/Team

March 19, 2019
The Archery Team will practice today at lunch in the small gym.

Track and Field

March 19, 2019
Would all students interested in participating in Track and Field, please meet on Thursday March 21st at lunch time in room 206.

LifeTeen pizza night tonight!

March 19, 2019
Life Teen is tonight Tuesday (7-8:30pm) at St. Paul the Apostle Church. Pizza, 'Minute to Win It' games, and we're starting our guys and girls small groups. All are welcome.

Queen's Enrichment mini-courses

March 18, 2019
Students interested in taking a Queen's enrichment course can do so by registering online at esu.queensu.ca. The course will take place during May 7-10 and there is a bursary available to supplement the cost. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information

Student Bursary

March 18, 2019
The Werk Poole student bursary is available to graduating students who reide in Lennox & Addington and who have been accepetd into a program related to leadership. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

scholarships

March 18, 2019
The National Union of Public and General employees is offering 6 scholarships to students who are entering post-secondary education and who are the children/grandchildren of a National Union member. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more details.

Small Ball Volunteers

March 18, 2019
Anyone needing more volunteer hours or who likes basketball, there is an opportunity to help with a small ball basketball league, running on Sundays from 10-11 am at Holy Cross, for students in JK, SK, and Grade 1. There will be an information session in Room 142B on Thursday at lunch.

ShareLent Workshop for Social Action Leaders

March 18, 2019
Spots are still available for students interested in attending this Wednesday's ShareLent Workshop for Social Action Leaders at St. Paul the Apostle Church. See Mr. Forster or Mr. Brady at lunch today in Room 214 to sign up.

Literacy Prep Course Reminder

March 17, 2019
For those interested in the literacy test prep course, it will be running this week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:45-3:45 in room 216.

Sr. Girls Soccer

March 17, 2019
Soccer tryouts begin this week for Gr.11 and 12 girls interested in playing Sr. Gilrs soccer this season. Meet at 2:45pm in the main gym.

AUDITIONS!

March 15, 2019
An AUDITION WORKSHOP is being held this THURSDAY, March 21st after school in the cafetorium. Anyone interested in auditioning for next year's MUSICAL is encouraged to attend!

NYC Vocal Ensemble

March 15, 2019
All NYC VOCALISTS: Rehearsal is this Tuesday at lunch in the music room.

Ultimate Smash Club

March 07, 2019
Smash club Friday at lunch in lecture theatre

Holy Cross Thinkfast will be on Friday, April 12

March 06, 2019
Our 2019 overnight THINKfast will take place on Friday, April 12. See any members of the CICS' executive for more information.

Thinkfast Leaders Training Workshop on Wednesday, March 20

March 06, 2019
There will be a workshop for all students wishing to be THINKfast leaders on Wednesday, March 20 @ St. Paul the Apostle Church. See Mr. Forster for a permission form. Forms must be returned by this Friday (March 8).

St. Lawrence College Representative

March 05, 2019
A representative from St. Lawrence College will be here Wednesday at lunch to talk to students who have applied or have been accepted to the college. Please go to the lecture theatre.

Coffee House & Little Texas Fundraiser

March 05, 2019
Do you love to play music? Do you want share your musical talent? You should come out for coffee house and our Little Texas fundraiser! Any students interested in auditioning for Coffee House and the Little Texas Fundraiser should sign up on the Guitar Room door.

Student Trustee Election

March 05, 2019
Students interested in submitting an application for Student Trustee must do so by April 23. Please check the HC website for more details.

Discovery Days in Health Sciences

March 05, 2019
Queens is hosting a event for students interested in careers in medicine and other health-related sciences on Thursday, May 9. Interested students need to submit a consent form to Mrs. Cantarutti by Thursday, March. 21 in order to register. Please see Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

KEYS Job fair and workshop

March 05, 2019
Keys Job Center is offering a workshop on Tuesday, March 19 from 3:30 - 6 to help students prepare for interviews and find jobs. They are hosting a job fair on Wednesday, March 20 form 11-5 at the Portsmouth Harbour. Come to student services for more info.

Book Club

March 05, 2019
Book Club meeting Wednesday, March 6th in room 244 at lunch.

Youth Shorts Winner!

March 04, 2019
Congrats to SHSM Info & Comm Tech student producer Roger Murphy who won "Audience Favourite" in the Kingston Canadian Film Festival Youth Shorts category this weekend for "Buzzer Beater" starring Reid Johnston! The film was shot and edited by Tim Beyers. HC is very proud of you!

International Food Fair Today at lunch!

March 04, 2019
Today is the day! Sweet and sour pork, butter chicken, black forest cake, Vietnamese spring rolls, Mexican corn, Spanish omelet, noodles, guacamole and more! , Come down at lunch and experience food from 8 countries!

Ofssaa Wrestling

March 03, 2019
All 9 hc wrestlers going to ofssaa please put all belonings in room 214 before 8:30am, Please bring all required forms. We will leave HC at 12noon.

NYC VOCALS

March 02, 2019
Those singing in NYC there is a rehearsal at 11:25am in the music room. Grab your international food and then come to practice!

CHOIR

March 02, 2019
There is choir this Tuesday at lunch in the music room

Archery Team

March 01, 2019
Are you interested in competing in Archery. Holy Cross will entering a team into the Eastern Ontario Championships. A brief information meeting will take place on Tuesday March 5th at Lunch in the small Gym. If you have any questions please see Mr. Hunter.

Senior Football Meeting

February 28, 2019
Anyone interested in playing senior football this fall must attend a mandatory meeting at lunch on Friday in room 226. Please spread the word!

Ultimate Smash Club

February 28, 2019
Nintendo Smash club will be Friday at lunch this week.

Food Fair on Monday!

February 28, 2019
Please bring some change on Monday at lunch and enjoy dishes such as butter chicken, sweet and sour pork, apple cake, homemade pretzels, quesadillas, Spanish toast, noodles and more!

Junior Girls Soccer

February 28, 2019
Grae 9 and 10 girls who wish to try out for soccer should attend the meeting in room 203 at the start of lunch today.

Literacy Prep Cancelled Today

February 27, 2019
A reminder for those students who have been attending the after school literacy course that there will NOT be a meeting today. See you on Tuesday!

Crusader Wrestling

February 27, 2019
The next wrestling practise will be Thursday Feb.28, from 6-8pm in the hc small gym. There will NOT be any hc practise at 2:30 on Thursday.

BADMINTON

February 27, 2019
Badminton this Thursday after school! Be sure to pick up a T-shirt order form outside Mr. Robert's classroom. Team fees coming soon...

Crusader Boys Hockey

February 27, 2019
The Boys Hockey team defeated Napanee yesterday 3-1. Evan Jamieson lead the way with two goals. Brendan Patterson also added a goal. Carter Page got the win in goal.

Carleton University

February 26, 2019
A representative from Carleton will be here on Wednesday, February 27 at 2:30 in the lecture theatre to meet with any grade 11 or 12 students interested in attending Carleton.

International Food Fair

February 26, 2019
Do you like foods from different countries? On Monday, March 4th, bring some money and sample food from China, Germany, India, Mexico, Philippines, Spain, Trinidad, and Venezuela!

International Food Fair

February 26, 2019
Do you like food from different countries? Bring some money at lunch on Monday, March 4th and sample foods from China, Germany, India, Mexico, Philippines, Spain, Trinidad, Vietnam, and Venezuela!

Crusader Wrestling

February 26, 2019
There will be an Ofssaa information meeting today at 240 in room 214, attendance is mandatory This meeting will be in place of the practise as the small gym is in use foran Elementary basketball tournament.

Girls Hockey Team in Kassaa finals on Thursday February 28th

February 26, 2019
Congratulations to the girls hockey team who defeated Frontenac 2-0 in the semi finals yesterday. The girls play Napanee on Thursday in the Kassaa final!

Soulful Singers

February 25, 2019
Are you looking to volunteer? Come and sing with the Soulful Singers dementia choir every Wednesday after school in the music room.

choir

February 25, 2019
There is choir today at lunch in the music room. New singers welcome.

volunteer opportunity

February 25, 2019
Volunteers are required for 2 hours per week at a senior citizen's apartment building to help with serving meals Wednesdays from 4-6. Interested students should come to student services.

CICS Outreach

February 25, 2019
There will be a CICS outreach to the Rosewood Retirement Home on Tuesday after school. All are welcome.

CICS' Outreach to the Rosewood Retirement Home on Tuesday

February 25, 2019
There will be a CICS' outreach to the Rosewood Retirement Home on Tuesday after school. Meet in the Main Lobby at 2:45 pm. See Mr. Forster or Mr. Gervais to sign up.

Curling Team Takes KASSAA Silver

February 25, 2019
Congratulations to the Holy Cross mixed curling team, skipped by Jett Gazely and consisting of Sarah Matthews, Ian Watts, and Cassandra Hill. They defeated KCVI in the KASSAA Silver Medal match on Friday. The team now advances to EOSSAA on Tuesday and Wednesday.

CICS' Outreach to the Rosewood Retirement Home on Tuesday

February 25, 2019
There will be a CICS' Outreach to the Rosewood Retirement Home on Tuesday after school. We meet in the Main Lobby at 2:45 pm.

2019 Holy Cross Mission Team

February 25, 2019
Congratulations to the 2019 Holy Cross Mission Team which arrived home late Friday evening. We are looking forward to hearing about your mission experiences in Kingston, Jamaica.

2019 Holy Cross Mission Team

February 25, 2019
Congratulations to the 2019 Holy Cross Mission Team which arrived home late Friday evening. We are looking forward to hearing about your experiences in Kingston, Jamaica.

Senior Boys Rugby

February 24, 2019
Practices for the Senior Boys Rugby team will begin this week on Wednesday Feb 27 at 2:45. Please meet in Room 210.

Public Speaking Club (Talking Heads)

February 24, 2019
Come on out! It's not too late! All are welcome for our first practice! Room 247 Monday after school.

Sr Girls soccer

February 24, 2019
Gr.11 or 12 girls interested in trying out for the Sr. Girls soccer team are invited to meet on Monday. Feb 25th at lunch in Rm 136

HC Wrestling

February 24, 2019
HC wrestling practise will be Tuesday February 26 and Thursday February 28, 2:30 til 3:45 in the small gym. Ofssaa is Monday March 4 - 6, 2019 in Ottawa.

Congratulations to Boys Curling Team

February 21, 2019
The boys curling team showed great skill during the KASSAA Curling tournament on Thursday. Led by skip, Ian Watts with Luca McCullough, Jack Wellbanks, and Robert Roques completing the team. Unfortunately their best efforts resulted just shy of a medal, finishing in 4th place. With three of team returning next year, the...

Wellness Team: FUEL Day!

February 21, 2019
Due to unforseen cirmcumstances the FUEL day activity will have to be moved into March. Sorry to disappoint, but the Wellness Team thanks you for all your participation in Wellnss Week 2019.

Wellness Team: CHAT Day!

February 20, 2019
Today is CHAT day, so come for some FREE hot herbal teas & warm drinks, or dip in the ball pit, in the HC Cafe today! See in the cafteria at lunch.

International Club Meeting

February 20, 2019
International Club meeting Thursday at lunch in room 244. Food Fair planning. Attendance is mandatory.

EOSSAA Wrestling

February 19, 2019
The HC Wrestling team captured the Boy's Title, the Girl's Title, and the Combined Title yesterday at EOSSAA. Natalie and Jonathan Vecchio also won Outstanding Female and Male Wrestler. Natalie Vecchio, Laura Mallen, Martha Brady, Brennan Brady, Jonathan Vecchio, Ryan Mallen, McKendry Birtch, Dawson Einerson, and Adam Kinney will all move on...

Wellness Team: CHILL Day!

February 19, 2019
Feeling stressed? Well be aware that the pet therapy dogs are coming to visit HC today! Today on CHILL DAY, they hope to provide you with some smiles or friendly hugs. The dogs, along with some mindful colouring, will be in the main foyer from 10:30-12:30. Bring your phones/camera's and say hello!

Choir Practice

February 19, 2019
Choir practice starts this week at lunch in the music room. New singers are welcome!

Boys Rugby

February 19, 2019
no practice this week.

Jr Girls Varsity Volleyball Team

February 15, 2019
Come watch the jr girls volleyball team in action tonight in our gym at 3 pm. Come show your Crusader spirit

Sr. Girls Volleyball

February 15, 2019
Congratulations to the Sr. Girls on a great season which ended last night as they lost in quartefinal play against SHS. The team fought hard and showed true Crusader spirit against strong opposition. Well done girls! Good luck to the Jr. girls as they continue on to the semi-finals.

Badminton

February 14, 2019
BADMINTON - Badminton practice AFTER school on Thursday, February 21st, 2:30-4:00 and Friday, February 22nd from 2:30-4:00. Please see Mr. Roberts or Ms. K. Check if you are unable to attend.

Jr Girls Varsity Volleyball Team

February 14, 2019
Come watch the junior girls volleyball team play quarter finals against Napanee in our gym tonight at 5:15 pm

Girls' Rugby

February 14, 2019
The girls rugby team will practice Mondays and Wednesdays after school. Meet at the fountain by the gym. Must have try out form to participate. For more info see Mrs. Anderson in the main office. All girls are welcome.

Arts Info Meeting

February 13, 2019
Have you been involved in our school musical? Are you interested in auditioning next year? Come out to a VERY important meeting Thursday, Feb. 14 at 11:15 in the drama room.

OSSLT practice

February 13, 2019
The after-school OSSLT practice session will be held in the Learning Commons after school on Thursday. Questions? See Mr Roberts or Ms Withers.

Public Speaking Club

February 13, 2019
There is still time to join! All are welcome to come to an information meeting about HC's newest club: PUBLIC SPEAKING (we'll find a better name). If you are interested in learning to be a powerful speaker, come on out and see what it is all about! Friday, February 15th at lunch...

BADMINTON

February 13, 2019
BADMINTON practice - THURSDAY Feb. 14 at 7:00am!! BE THERE!

D&D and Book Club

February 13, 2019
There will be an important meeting on Friday, Feb. 15th at lunch in room 244 for both D&D and Book Club.

Curling Meeting at Lunch

February 10, 2019
There will be an important meeting at the beginning of lunch in room 217 on Monday. This will be to finalize teams for KASSAA

CICS Meeting on Monday.

February 10, 2019
The CICS Social Action Club will be meeting on Monday during lunch in Room 214. Lots of great community service opportunities coming up. All are welcome.

Improv Competition

February 10, 2019
Congratulations to the Holy Cross Improv Team on their great play and third place finish in the Canadian improv Games. Well done.

Girls Rugby Practice

February 08, 2019
Girls Rugby practice starts Tuesday, Feb 12 at 2:30. Interested players should meet at the fountain by the gym ready to run indoors. Attire is shorts, spands, strong shirt, no jewelry, remove piercings. Must have permission form to practice.

Summer Job Fair

February 08, 2019
St. Lawrence College is hosting a summer job fair on Wednesday, February 20 from 10-2. To view a list of employers visit SLC.totalhire.com

D&D

February 08, 2019
D&D meeting today at lunch in 244. New members welcome.

Waterloo Computer Competition

February 08, 2019
Anyone interested in writing the Waterloo Computer Competition please see Mr. Holmes in Room 217 today at lunch.

Ms. Ross' Gr. 11 World Religions and Gr. 10 Religion class Exam Viewing Friday at lunch

February 07, 2019
I will be in the Learning Commons at lunch on Friday Feb. 8 if you would like to view your exam results and pick up any remaining marked work (CA rubrics). See you then!

Girls Rugby

February 07, 2019
The girls rugby team will meet in room 210 at the beginning of lunch with the boys team. Any girls interested in playing are more than welcome. It will be a sizing and info meeting so dress accordingly. Don't be late.

hc wrestling

February 07, 2019
Practise is cancelled for today, Thursday Fe. 7, 2019

Sr. Girls Volleyball

February 06, 2019
Congratulations to the Sr. Girls Volleyball team in their game vs Bayridge on Tuesday. They came back from 1 set down to win the game 3-1 and take a spot in the playoffs. Well done girls and thanks to our new Gr. 12 players and Jrs who played up, it was a...

Ultimate Smash Club

February 06, 2019
Ultimate Nintendo Smash will be playing in the lecture theatre Friday at lunch - 8 remotes! New members welcome.

International Club Meeting

February 06, 2019
The International Club will be meeting Monday at lunch in room 244. We will be starting to plan the Food Fair. New members welcome.

Ski Team

February 06, 2019
Congratulations to all skiers who bravely skied on ice yesterday at the KASSAA Meet at Calabogie. Sophia Skebo placed 5th in Giant Slalom (GS) and 6th in Slalom. Madeline Skebo placed 6th in GS and 4th in Slalom. Madeline will move on to EOSSAA next week. Jeremy VanGrunsven won GOLD in both...

Waterloo Math Contest

February 06, 2019
Meeting Thursday at lunch for grade 9-11 students interested in writing the next Waterloo Math Contest (Feb 26)

Jr Girls Varsity Volleyball Team

February 05, 2019
Congratulations to the Junior VB girls for a steady effort to capture 3 games against Bayridge. Strong serving by Lauren Furtado and Hailey Earle. Lunch Practice on Wed in the small gym.

CICS Social Action Club Meeting

February 05, 2019
There will be a CICS' Social Action Club Meeting today (Wednesday) during lunch in Room 214. All are welcome.

Senior Boys Rugby

February 05, 2019
There will be a meeting for all senior boys interested in playing rugby at lunch on Friday, Feburary 8th in room 210. Meeting will be short so please come on time.

Waterloo Math Contest

February 04, 2019
Grade 9 to 11 students interested in writing the next Waterloo math contest please see Ms. Goodberry in room 111 by Wednesday.

Swim team practice

February 04, 2019
A reminder to all swim team members that practices resume this week. EOSSAA is on Thursday February 14th. Be sure to bring in permission forms.

D&D

February 04, 2019
There will be no D&D this week, but there will be a mandatory meeting Wednesday, Feb 6th at lunch in room 244. If you are interested in participating this semester, you must come to the meeting. Let Ms. Pacheco know if you can't attend. New members welcome.

Students of Ms. Ross - Exam Turn-Around Tuesday Feb. 5

February 03, 2019
You may view your exam during Exam Turn-Around time at the end of period 4 in the Learning Commons.

Semester 2!

February 03, 2019
Welcome back Crusaders! Semester 2 begins at 8:30 a.m. on Monday. Homeroom class locations are posted on the pillars in the front foyer. Remember to be in perfect uniform for tomorrow - start strong! Lots of great Frost Week activities coming up this week. See you in the a.m. Mr. Faught.

Public Speaking Club

February 01, 2019
Come out to HC's first ever Speaking Club! Want to learn to be an effective, dynamic and confident speaker? Come on out and see what it's all about! First meeting on Wednesday, February 6th at LUNCH in room 247!

Girls Rugby

February 01, 2019
Any girls interested in playing rugby please come to a quick meeting Thursday Feb 7th at lunch in room 210. This will be a uniform fitting as well so wear a t-shirt. Any questions see Mrs. Anderson in the main office.

Peer Tutors

January 31, 2019
There is a meeting for all semester 2 peer tutors Monday at lunch in room 211. You do not have class during your scheduled period, instead to must come at lunch to room 211.

Crusader Junior Boys Rugby

January 30, 2019
There is a brief but important meeting on Tuesday February 5, 2019 in room 214 for all boys in grades 9 and 10 who want to learn about the rugby. This meeting will determine the viability of the Junior Boys team.

Crusader Wrestling

January 30, 2019
The next 4 wrestling practises are mandatory for all wrestlers interested in being considered for eossaa, the dates are February 5, 7, 12 and 14, 2:30 til 4 in the small gym.

BADMINTON Cancelled

January 29, 2019
BADMINTON CANCELLED - The badminton practice that was scheduled for this Thursday Jan 31 from 2:00 - 4:00 has been CANCELLED due to Exams. Keep checking announcements for future practice times!

Dance Club

January 28, 2019
Any students interested in joining DANCE CLUB this year are asked to attend a short meeting at the beginning of lunch in the drama room (room 246) on THURSDAY FEB 7th. Open hip hop classes will be offered every Monday as of February 11th and experience is not required. Bring a friend...

Swim team meeting

January 23, 2019
The Swim team meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday is now moved to Thursday at lunch in room 110. This meeting is mandatory as forms for EOSSAA needs to be signed.

Crusader wrestling

January 21, 2019
There will not be any hc wrestling practise on Tuesday January 22, 2019. Our next practise will be Tuesday February 5, 2019.

Swim team meeting

January 18, 2019
There will be a brief Swim team meeting at the beginning of lunch on Tuesday January 22nd in room 110.

Tutor required

January 18, 2019
A grade 4 student from Marquerite Bourgeoys school is looking for an after school student tutor. If you are interested please see Mrs. Cantarutti.

Public Speaking

January 18, 2019
The meeting for the Public Speaking club, scheduled for lunch today, has been postponed to early semester 2! Are you interested in more details about debating, presentation skills and increased confidence in the art of the conversation? See Ms Holmes or Mr Roberts for more information!

Jr Girls Varsity Volleyball Team

January 18, 2019
Congratulations to the junior girls volleyball team for their exciting match against Regi on Thursday. Lead by our setters and lots of second efforts by the supporting team mates, the junior crusaders won overall in the 5th set.

BADMINTON Cancelled

January 16, 2019
BADMINTON this FRIDAY has been CANCELLED. Stay tuned for a possible practice (for all those interested) during the Exam Break!

International Club Meeting

January 16, 2019
There will be an international club meeting Thursday, January 17th at lunch in room 244. Agenda items: Food Fair planning and trip planning!

Ultimate Smash Club

January 16, 2019
Come try the Nintendo switch ultimate smash game Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre.

Public Speaking Club

January 16, 2019
Apologies for the incorrect date on our meeting! If you would like to be a part of HC's newest club, please come to a meeting on FRIDAY, JANUARY 18th! We will meet in room 215. All are welcome to this initial meeting to get information and to plan! Come on out and...

NEW: Public Speaking Club

January 15, 2019
There is a new club at Holy Cross! If you are interested in improving your speaking skills in a super-fun way, come out and join us for our first information meeting! Come to Room 215 on Friday, January 16th at lunch! If you have questions, see Mrs. Holmes or Mr. Roberts

Fishing Team

January 15, 2019
There is a Fishing club Meeting today (Wednesday) at lunch in Portable 307. All are welcomed and new members are encouraged to join.

HC Curlers Take Gold

January 14, 2019
Congratulations to HC Curlers Sarah Matthews, Ian Watts, Jack Welbanks and skip Jett Gazely who took first place in a bonspiel this past weekend. It was an exciting day, and a great start to the competition season.

Eco Schools Volunteers

January 14, 2019
We will meet this Tuesday (January 15) after school to complete the energy and waste monitoring. Please meet me in Room 256 as soon as you can (by 2:40 at the latest). See you there!

Crusader Boys Hockey

January 14, 2019
Crusader Boys Hockey enter the exam break 5-0. Monday they defeated Napanee 5-1. Ray Benoit and Carter Howland scored 2 each and Matt Sloboda had one. Carter Page got the win in goal.

MEI

January 14, 2019
Are you interested in taking courses overseas this summer? Representatives from MEI international Academy will be available at lunch in the foyer on Tuesday, January 15th to discuss these opportunities.

Fishing Team

January 14, 2019
The Fishing Club will meet this Wednesday at Lunch in Portable 307. All are welcommed.

Special Olympics BasketBall Tourney

January 14, 2019
Special Olympic Basketball is hosting their annual qualifier tournament at HC on Saturday, January 19th. Students who interested in getting volunteer hours are encouraged to attend a brief meeting in Portable 309 this coming Wednesday, during lunch.

Jr Girls Varsity Volleyball Team

January 12, 2019
Hats off to the eight HC team members who set, served and spiked their way through 14 games to be the Volleyball Champions on Saturday at the Sydenham tournament. So proud of your discipline and never ending second efforts to acheive the victory...it's the Newfie Way!!

Jr Girls Varsity Volleyball Team

January 12, 2019
Congratulations to the Junior Girls VB team for their two excitng victories last week against Napanee Hawks (3-0) and first place Frontneac faclons (3-1) . Come support the Junior girls team in our gym this Tuesday Jan 15 at 3:45 when they challenge LaSalle for the top position in the standings.

Textbook Room Workers

January 11, 2019
Attention Students. Mr. Mcgonegal is looking for textbook room helpers to work January 24, & January 25. I am also looking for students to work a few dates during the week of February 4 - 8. Students can work before class at lunch and after school (8:00 - 8:25) (11:10 - 11:50)...

VOCAL CONCERT

January 11, 2019
The grade 11 Vocal Concert Gala takes place this Wednesday, Jan. 16th at 7pm Admission $5 at the door. Songs include Stitches, Hallelujah, A Thousand Years, a Hairpray Medley and many more!

Ski Team

January 11, 2019
There will be a brief ski meeting on Tuesday, January 15th at the beginning of lunch in Room 110.

HC Junior Boys rugby

January 11, 2019
Any grade 9 or 10 boys considering playing Junior Boys rugby, there is an important meeting today at lunch in 214.

Leadership Class & CICS Executive

January 10, 2019
Period 2 Teachers are asked to kindly dismiss students who are in the Leadership Class or on CICS' Executive from their classes at 10:55 this morning so that they can meet Mr. Forster in the Main Lobby.

Eco Schools Volunteers

January 10, 2019
Please stop by room 256 right after school and I will provide the monitoring sheets. If you are not able to make it, please stop by room 256 right at the end of period 2. Thanks again and see you then!

Nintendo Switch

January 09, 2019
Come check out Ultimate Smash on the new Nintendo Switch - Friday at lunch in the lecture theatre. 74 characters have been unlocked!

International Club Meeting

January 09, 2019
The next International Club meeting will be on Thursday, Jan. 17th at lunch in room 244. Food Fair planning and trip planning to be discussed.

Attention Volunteers for Eco-Certification

January 09, 2019
A reminder of the audit today after school. Food will be provided. If possible, please see me at lunch in room 256 so I can confirm who can help (I am also in room 256 last period). You will earn volunteer hours. Hope to see you!

Textbook/Library cards

January 09, 2019
Any student who has ordered a replacement Textbook/Library card is asked to please see Mr.McGonegal in the textbook room. Your card is ready!!! Also any students needing a replacement Textbook/Library card should order it prior to January 18, 2019 . A TEXTBOOK/LIBRARY CARD IS REQUIRED to receive semester 2 textbooks. Replacement cards...

Sr. Girls Volleyball

January 08, 2019
Congratulations to the Sr. Girls Volleyball team on their impressive win last night against NDSS. Keep up the great team work!

Crusaders Boys Hockey

January 08, 2019
Crusader Boys Hockey defeated Bayridge 5-0 Tuesday. Owen Bauder, Carter Howland and Dylan Knapp had a goal each. Matt Sloboda scored 2. Carter Page recorded the shutout in goal.

Chapel Mass for CHALICE

January 08, 2019
Fr. Tim Shea will be celebrating a special Mass in the Chapel at 11:10 a.m. on Thursday for CHALICE. All are welcome.

Junior Boys Rugby

January 08, 2019
Any boys interested in playing rugby for Holy Cross in the spring of 2019, stop by the Cafe today at lunch and speak to Mr Brady.

Eco-Certification Volunteer Hours on Wednesday

January 07, 2019
For the students volunteering for the waste and energy audits: Please see Ms. Ross right at lunch on Tuesday in Rm. 256 to confirm time . Please wear comfortable clothes for the audit. If anyone else is interested in obtaining extra volunteer hours, please stop by for more information.

Grade 9 Girls Volleyball

January 07, 2019
There will be a short grade 9 girls volleyball meeting Tuesday Jan 8th at lunch in rm 207!

Badminton

January 07, 2019
Are you interested in playing Badminton this year? Starting this Friday, January 11th, from 2.30-4pm we will have a 'club' session, with a team selection and morning practices beginning in Semester 2. 'Player Permission' forms are required for all players- no form no play. More info from Mr Roberts or Mme Check.

University and College applications

January 07, 2019
Grade 12 students who are interested in applying to college or university are reminded of the deadline dates: January 16 is the deadline for university applicaitons and February 1 is the deadline for college applications. Students applying to an Ontario university will require a PIN wich is available in Student Services.

Crusader wrestling

January 04, 2019
Crusader wrestling practises will be Tuesday January 8 and Thursday January 10, 2019, 230 til 4 in the small gym. Eossaa is Tuesday February 19, 2019. Attendance at all practises is mandatory if you are interested in wrestling at Eossaa.

Schulich Leader Scholarship

December 21, 2018
Grade 12 students interested in being nominated for a Schulich Leader Scholarship must submit their draft application by Monday, January 14 2019. See Mrs. Cantarutti for more information.

Textbook room workers

December 10, 2018
Any students grades 9 - 12 interested in working in the textbook room during exam week starting January 24th, 2019 and the first two weeks of February are asked to please see Mr. McGonegal. This is a great opportunity to achieve your Volunteer hours! Students not needing Volunteer hours can also earn...