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Archives - February 2017

24
Feb

Mardi Gras Parade Rolls at HC Primary

As Mardi Gras season approached, the boys of Holy Cross Primary Early Childhood started discussing their second annual parade. Our “Mardi Gras Project” began with First Grade and Kindergarten brainstorming parade themes. From these ideas, the boys voted to name the parade Holy Cross Super Athletes with a sports theme. As a group, the boys …

22
Feb

Making a Splash

Holy Cross primary student Landon Crescioni competed recently in the USA Swimming – Louisiana 12 and Under Short Course State Championship at the UNO Aquatic Center. He represented the Southern Louisiana Swim Team. In order to be eligible to compete in this meet, you had to achieve pre-set state qualifying times. He finished the season …

21
Feb

Math Masters at Work

Our “math masters” in second, third and fourth grade have been very busy this past week. Second graders are practicing three-digit subtraction by using die and playing cards to help them learn regrouping and subtracting across zeros. Third graders have been working on the meaning of multiplication and division and are superstars with Aleks, a …

15
Feb

A Valentine’s Day Surprise

The Holy Cross Primary students surprised their teachers with these special songs for Valentine’s Day. Click here to watch video »

14
Feb

Happy Valentine’s Day from Holy Cross Primary School

Our students wanted to send a Valentine’s Day message to everyone in the Holy Cross family! Love one another! Be Kind! Click here to watch video »

10
Feb

Armor, Feast Days, and Pie

What an amazing week it has been at Holy Cross Primary School. In religion class, we started with our Bible story with St. Paul telling us to put on the Armor of God. The boys learned of the many different parts of the armor and got to decorate their own Holy Cross Warriors. Can you …

2
Feb

4th Grade Project Lead the Way Class

The fourth grade is currently working on the PLTW module, Input/Output Computer Systems. This module compares a computer to the human brain. The boys learned computer programming skills to code a brain fitness test that could be used to diagnose concussions. The boys were curious about concussions so Phil White, Director of Sports Medicine at …