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9
Dec

November 13, 2015 Exploration Classes

The students learned about Sports Medicine from the school trainer, Phil White. After visiting Coach White in the HC training room, they visited the library where high school students helped them with an activity identifying fiction and nonfiction titles while librarians helped the students check out books.

9
Dec

First Grade Shipmates Choose A Dinosaur As Their Pet

Since the first day of school, the First Grade Shipmates have desired a classroom pet – a pet dinosaur. After much discussion we realized that it would not be possible, but if it was, it would be really cool! So, the boys came up with the idea to create a book, detailing our adventures with …

9
Dec

Holy Cross Primary School Gears up for the Hour of Code

We live in a world surrounded by technology and we know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly hinge on understanding how technology works. But only a tiny fraction of us are learning computer science, and less students are studying it than a decade ago. …

12
Oct

2nd Graders “Play in Puddles”

2nd grade students explored the question “Where are liquids outdoors?”  Students have been studying different properties of liquids and wanted to see what would happen when liquids are taken out of their containers.  They created their own puddles, examined water flow and surveyed how it spreads out as it hits the ground. The students went …

12
Oct

Kindergarten Explorers: The 5 Senses

     The Kindergarten class studied the 5 senses. Through books, discussion, and activities we learned about the different ways our senses help us learn and grow. After reading one of the books, the boys showed great interest in cooking and different spices. Questions from the boys: “What is a spice?” “Where do spices come from?” …

12
Oct

4th Graders Play “CLUE” in Math

The 4th grade students went to work to find out who “committed a crime.”  All students were given a clue elimination sheet with locations, school tools and several teachers listed as “suspects.” There were numerous math problems including word problems in which students used the math skill presented for this week. They tackled one problem …

21
Sep

What is a Math Master?

Our 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade boys are quickly becoming “Math Masters” thanks to Niki Fuller and the entire faculty at Holy Cross Primary School.  What is a Math Master? He is a boy who learns about numbers and their relationships to each other and the world through exploration and experimentation. Our older Primary School boys …

4
Sep

Fun Friday at the main Holy Cross campus

The newest members of the HC family, our Tiger Cubs, visited the main campus of Holy Cross School. The younger boys spent time touring the school, having story time in the library, and much more. It was a special day as the upper classmen got to spend time with their little brothers as ONE FAMILY!

25
Aug

First Week of School – Updates by Grade Level

We had a great day! We started with morning prayer and pledge in the cafeteria followed by visitors in the classrooms.   PRE-K Pre-K had a fantastic first week. We made a class pledge, name art and self portraits. The boys learned about class procedures and built amazing creations with different blocks. They were able …

21
Aug

Celebration and Dedication

Today, the Holy Cross Community held a celebration marking the opening of the Primary School at 5601 Elysian Fields Avenue. In attendance were: Archbishop Aymond, Fr. Paul, the Mayor, Brother Michael Winslow, Brother Donald Blauvelt, Dr. Jan Lancaster, NO City Council Member, Jared Brossett, Headmaster DiGange, Primary School Principal Teresa Billings, Director Belinda Baker, High School Principal …

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