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Summer Reading List Posted
Monday, June 30, 2014
 

Each summer at Holy Cross, students are assigned summer reading. This assignment is important because it helps students to maintain their reading skills and to prepare for the coming year’s studies.

This year’s summer reading list is now available and can be accessed on the Holy Cross website in the “2014-15 School Information” page, which is under the “Parents” tab, or by clicking on this link: [HERE]




Uniform Pickup
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
 

Uniform Pickup July 30th & 31st

Uniform pickup will be on Wednesday, July 30 or Thursday, July 31 from 12:00pm – 6:00pm in the Administration Building (1st floor, Alumni/Development



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School Supplies List
Wednesday, July 30, 2014


School supplies required for each class will be posted on the Teacher's class pages on the HC Portal the first week of August.


For information about the new Primary School click below
For information about the new Primary School click below
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
5601 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans. LA

[click here for information]


Religion Department Gathers To Break Bread
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 the Religion department gathered before the craziness of the beginning of school in fellowship and to break bread. more...


Former Tiger Eagan ’12 Named to 2014 College Football Performance Awards Watch List
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Congratulations to HC alum Ed Eagan for being named to the 2014 College Football Performance Awards Watch List. Currently a junior at Northwestern, Eagan is tapped as a repeat selection from 2013 as one of the top 40 kickoff returners in Division I. Eagan was also selected as a preseason All-Southland Conference second team punt return specialist. Congrats Ed! For more about Ed Eagan click here


Online Bookstore opens Tuesday, July 8th
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The online bookstore opens on Tuesday, July 8th. Parents should review their son's schedule on the online Portal and then place their order. An email was sent to the primary email account on Monday, July 7th with additional information regarding the online bookstore. Link To online Bookstore


Holy Cross QB Chandler Fields Invited to Elite Camp
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

This past week, Chandler Fields took part in Coach Buddy Geis’ “Top Gun Camp” in Jacksonville, Florida. Coach Geis is known nationally for b more...


Holy Cross Lacrosse Camp News
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

For anyone interested in attending the Holy Cross lacrosse camp, please click the link below and fill out the form. Also, please check your emails for important information from Coach Carlsen.

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Dr. Schilling’s  Published In PLOS ONE Journal
Dr. Schilling’s Published In PLOS ONE Journal
Friday, July 25, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Schilling on the publication of her doctoral dissertation in the science journal PLOS ONE. The title of her more...


Carol Mitchell Receives Award
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Carol Mitchell, Middle School Computer Teacher, has been awarded the St. Mary Magdalen Award for her 25 years of service as an Extraordinary more...


Uniform and book bag orders & pickup
Uniform and book bag orders & pickup
Friday, July 18, 2014

Uniform orders that were placed in June and July will be available for pickup on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 and Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 12:00pm – 6:00pm in the Alumni/Development Office located on the 1st floor of the Administration Building. Enter through the main doors.

Book bag orders that were placed before July 15, 2014, can be picked up on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 and Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 12:00pm – 6:00pm in the Alumni/Development Office located on the 1st floor of the Administration Building. Bags ordered after July 15, 2014 will be available for pickup during orientation.

For more information, contact sraynal@holycrosstigers.com




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Standardized Test Program Grades 8-12
Thursday, January 16, 2014
 

Standardized Test Program Grades 8-12

Test administration information

•8th and 9th graders take the EXPLORE test--part of the ACT battery—in the spring
•10th and 11th graders take the PSAT—this identifies National Merit candidates at the 11th grade level—on the national test day in October
•10th graders take the PLAN test—part of the ACT battery—in the spring
10th graders are also required to register for and take the ACT test to provide a baseline score
•11th and 12th graders take the ACT test throughout the year pursuing goals based on college and career plans and previous test performance

Standardized test preparation is imbedded in the curriculum of core classes using the Cambridge Educational Service research based program.

In addition to the Cambridge program, there are 18-36 hour programs provided prior to the October PSAT test date and prior to the October and April ACT test dates. If you have any questions, please check with a member of the Guidance Staff.



Accelerated Reader
Monday, March 31, 2014
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What is AR?
AR is an abbreviation for Accelerated Reader. This is a program to improve student reading comprehension skills. Students have a choice of books to read, that meet the requirements set by their Language Arts teacher. Upon completion of the book the students take a test and earn pages for successfully completing the test. The students are required to read 2,000 pages each semester, for a total of 4,000 pages by May. Certificates and awards are given to students for every 500 pages earned.




Test Prep Tuesdays & Thursdays
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
 

The Terra Nova test is a Standardized Norm Reference Achievement test that indicates how a student has achieved in relation to other students in the nation that have taken the test. Student skills are tested in reading, comprehension & vocabulary, language, usage & mechanics, math, reasoning & computation, science and social studies. The scores are important in the planning of curriculum and student placement. On Tuesday and Thursday, the students participate in Homeroom Test Prep competition to prepare for this important test. During Terra Nova Test week the homeroom for each grade level that has won the most test prep competitions will have “Breakfast with the Principal.” 5th grade students with an above average composite score and students in the 6th and 7th grades meeting or exceeding their composite growth target will be invited to “Breakfast with the Headmaster".


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