We need support of parents and alumni to help
make our school successful. Listed below is a description of the various activities that
could use volunteers. Holy Cross will contact those who volunteer as needed.
Volunteers are needed to
assist the Institutional Department by raising awareness of the Annual Fund.
Volunteers are needed to help make calls to fellow parents, as well as to help with mailings in the I.A. department.
Fundraising is the life blood of the school and it allows us to better serve our
students. (Fishing Rodeo, Golf Tournamnet, Phone-A-Thon)
The Holy Cross Athletic
Association (HCAA) is an integral part of the school. The HCAA supports the
various athletic teams by sponsoring fund raisers during the school year. They
meet throughout the school year to discuss the activities they are sponsoring.
Band Booster Organization
The Holy Cross Band
Booster is the backbone of the high school and middle school band programs.
There are many committees that you can be involved with to suit your strengths.
The Hospitality Committee plans meals for the Tiger Band football games and
competitions as well as arranging water and snacks football games and parades.
The Band Camp Committee is charged with stripping the band field at school and
in the Alario Center and organizing hydration and first aid at band camps. The
Uniform Committee does fittings and alterations on uniforms, organizes uniform
cleanings, and helps out in the distribution of uniforms before events. The Pit
Crew and Props Committee help to build and transport pit equipment and field
show props during football games and competitions. The POPs Committee plans the
annual POPs Concert and Silent Auction and is the band’s largest undertaking
each year. Finally, the band is always looking for certified drivers for busses
and the band truck.
Faculty Appreciation Luncheon
The faculty appreciation
luncheon is the parents’ way of showing
their appreciation to the faculty and staff. The luncheon takes place the
Wednesday before Easter break. Volunteers are needed to provide donations
and help set up the event before the
faculty and staff arrive.
Family Day is a fun filled
afternoon of games, activities, performances and food where current students,
families, alumni, and friends gather on campus. Volunteers are needed to help
set up on Saturday morning, selling food, organize games, preparing and selling
of baked goods, and selling raffle tickets.
Gold and Blue Gala
This is Holy Cross’
premier fund-raising event. Held each spring it includes a silent auction, a
$10,000 super raffle, several other raffle items, and a live auction. This event
includes dancing, great food from many restaurants across the city and an open
bar. Volunteers are needed to help make this event successful
There is a mass held to honor the students’ grandparents and refreshments are served afterwards.
Volunteers are needed to help set up, clean up and serve refreshments.
The Holiday Luncheon is
the second Sunday of December and is open to all parents, grandparents, alumni,
and friends. The luncheon consists of a silent auction, parade of prizes, 50/50,
door prize raffles, and the lunch. Volunteers are needed to help with the
luncheon planning. They are also needed the day of the luncheon to help set up
the auction items, sell tickets, and work the auction tables. The parade of
prize committee meets several times before the luncheon to make the many baskets
that are used for the auction tables and door prizes.
Open House is an evening for elementary and middle school students and their families
to take a full campus tour and have an opportunity to learn about our school.
Volunteers are needed to greet attendees, direct the tour flow, serve
refreshments and answer questions. The Office of Admissions sponsors this
evening. We need as many volunteers as possible!
Tiger Fest provides a safe and wholesome atmosphere for our young adults while
providing a sensible and enjoyable alcohol and drug free alternative celebration
following their Senior Prom.Seniors and their dates check-in at the Student Center by midnight to enjoy a
fun-filled night. Throughout the evening, seniors and their dates participate in
activities and have chances to win prizes. Approximately 150 volunteers are
needed to make the event a success. Volunteers must be the parent or legal
guardian of a Holy Cross student enrolled in 5th-12th
grade. The Tiger Fest committee works all year long to make this an enjoyable
The HC Tailgate Party takes place prior to the Holy Cross/Jesuit football game.
Set up begins on Friday morning and volunteers are needed to set up tables, organize
food stations, ice water and soft drinks and help with the cleanup.
Additional volunteers are needed to BBQ hamburgers and hotdogs and serve drinks and food.
Donations of condiments, food items, paper products, and sweets are needed as well.