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26
Apr

Holy Cross Crawfish Boil

Join us for a crawfish boil sponsored by the Men’s Club on Saurday April 30, 2016 from 12 – 7pm. Click here for more information

21
Apr

Primary School Field Day

Congratulations to 2nd grade student, Nicholas Dupre. He was the winner of our t-shirt design contest for Primary School Field Day.

28
Mar

Happy Easter from Holy Cross Primary!

The students had a great time celebrating Easter. They wrote and illustrated stories about the Easter Bunny, predicted what the effects of water would have on jelly beans, and graphed Easter candy. Several of the classes completed an alphabet Easter Egg Hunt where they had to find eggs in ABC order. During PE, students played …

28
Mar

Service Dog Visits Primary School Students

During the Language Arts class, the first grade students discussed how different animals help people. The boys were interested in service and guide dogs. Bryce Montalbano, a Holy Cross graduate from the class of 2015, is a member of a program that trains service dogs. He brought Bodie, a service dog in training, to meet …

21
Mar

4th Grade Spends the Day At The Main Campus By Rudy Toranto, 4th grade

Have you ever been to the main campus? Well, the 4th grade from the Holy Cross Primary School went to the Holy Cross main campus to spend the day. I got to sit by my friends at Mass. Then we got to go to a 5th grade religion, math, and language arts class. In religion, …

25
Feb

Science of Flight Module

3rd grade students completed the PLTW Science of Flight Module. To reinforce the topics learned in the module, students visited the New Orleans Lakefront Airport. They explored the historic airport, visited the original control tower and walked to the hangar to view several planes. Our students discussed the differences among the planes and compared different …

15
Feb

Primary School Mardi Gras Project

As the 2016 Mardi Gras season approached, the primary school students participated in the “Mardi Gras Project.” It began with brainstorming theme names and krewes. Students voted on their favorite name, joined a krewe, and the Holy Cross Super Hero Parade was born. Each krewe conducted preliminary research by incorporating their knowledge of parades, watching …

5
Feb

4th Grade Math Masters

4th grade students are using fraction tiles to understand the meaning of equivalent fractions. They realized that many fractions have other fractions using different numbers that represent the same number. Our next lessons will include using multiplication and division facts to find equivalent fractions, simplifying fractions, finding the greatest common factor and the least common …

29
Jan

The 100th Day is here – come on and give a cheer!

The Holy Cross Primary School celebrated the 100th day of school in style! Students in grades, pre-k, kindergarten, and 1st, made t-shirts with 100 objects or designs. Throughout the day, the boys completed math, language and science activities. Kindergarten and 1st grade students used dictionaries to look up 100 nouns, verbs, and adjectives. They used …

26
Jan

Fourth Grade Researches Historical Figures

4th grade students researched and wrote biographies on historical figures. Students were directed to research the historical figure’s early life, adulthood, and notable achievements They were given sheets with QR codes that lead them to informational videos and websites. Students compiled a five paragraph essay and developed a foldable lap-book containing additional information that student’s …

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