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Louisiana PLTW State Conference

The Primary School was well represented at the Louisiana Project Lead the Way Conference on Monday, April 3, at UNO. Mrs. Baker, Mrs. Englert, and six students represented the school at the conference. The fourth grade students who represented the school were Josh Adams, Matthew Bancroft, and Landon Crescioni. The third grade students were Jacob …


Primary School Student Wrangles in the Big One

This past weekend, Holy Cross was well represented at City Park’s Annual Bass Rodeo. Primary student Garrison Schilling (son of faculty member Dr. Katherine Schilling) won the Paul Kalman Award, which is named for the rodeo’s founder and is given to the angler 12 years old or younger who catches the heaviest bass. The 6-year-old …


Early Childhood visit to the see the St. Joseph Altar

On Friday, March 17th the early childhood students traveled to the Main Campus of Holy Cross for a special treat. First, the boys visited the school library to see the beautiful St. Joseph Altar. They learned about the history of this long time tradition and were able to walk around the altar to see the …


Lower School Field Trip

Lower school students traveled to the Lakefront Arena to participate in the Sunbelt Conference’s Science of Sport. The day started with an overview of the game of basketball, stretching, and a motivational speech. The boys then moved to drill stations where they practiced dribbling, shooting, and passing with members of the ULL Ragin’ Cajun basketball …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 »


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 »


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 …

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