12/3 News & Info

December 3, 2021

The Book Fair Starts Monday December 6!

Please join us! Support your student and support our school! The fair is open Monday 12/6 through Friday 12/10 every morning from 8:30 to 9. Wednesday students will visit the book fair during their library time and First Grade Grandparents/Special Guests will have a chance to visit the fair with their student. Saturday December 11 the book fair will be open 9am-3pm during the vendor fair. Every purchase gives the gift of reading and gives extra books to your school!

Shop Online at https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=holycrosscathschdefiance

Click on the bookfair EWallet “Get started” button on the bookfair website and follow the steps. Simply add your student’s name, add some funds and let them shop in the store. That is all you have to do! We do the rest! Please call our Bookfair Chair Liz Froelich 419-956-8879 with any questions.


The HCCS Christmas Program is Sunday

We are very excited for our Kindergarten – Fifth Grade Christmas Performance! The students have worked very hard to help us get into the Christmas Spirit. Students need to arrive to their classroom by 2:40. Students should wear a nice Christmas outfit.

We are so excited to host these vendors:

Cookies by our PreK Families
General Faire
Pillow Talk Pillow cases
Linda’s Cards and Creations
Garden Thyme
Crafty Sisters (stained glass and diamond art)
Roy’s Toys
Tastefully Simple
Black Swamp Woodworking
Plunder Jewelry
Premier Designs
Stacey’s Stitches
Tender Touch Sewing
Bow Babes
Living Water Creek / Color Street
Munkybiz Crafts
Crocheted Crafts
Homestead Herbal Wellness
Boldman Woodworks
Blue Lagoon Boutique
Embellishments by Jes
Kristen’s Simply Chic Creations, LLC
Carlin Honey

Please see the link for information and the vendor registration form. We hope to see you all at the event! https://defianceholycross.org/vendor-fair-2021/

Revers Raffle Fundraiser – Save the Date

We are excited to announce that there WILL BE A REVERSE RAFFLE in 2022! 

When: Saturday February 12, 2022

Where: The Knights of Columbus Hall, Defiance (to allow for social distancing)

More information will be out soon. If you’d like to volunteer for this event, please contact Mrs. Meyer at ameyer@defianceholycross.org


  • Please take this accreditation survey if you haven’t yet! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ayyW815fv3kn6jfxep8mYYWVmBROExsLiE_GWuftw/edit?usp=drivesdk
  • You can support HCCS when you shop Amazon.com
  • Students record and air the “News at Nine” every Friday on YouTube.
  • If your child needs a new HCCS jacket, they (along with other HCCS gear) can be purchased at https://wearecustomtees.com/
  • Lost and found items are kept in the school office. Feel free to stop in and look for missing items!
  • CHIEF SUPERMARKET RECEIPTS COLLECTED. HCCS receives funding for all Chief receipts collected during the school year. Please collect and tell your friends and family! You can send receipts in the M&M envelope.
  • All HCCS students have free access to the YMCA through the end of December. Take advantage of your membership benefits this fall by signing up for a team sport, visiting the YMCA to swim, use of the gym and take classes at membership rates!
  • All HCCS Families have free access thousands of movies, programs, audio and books instantly through FORMED, a streaming service pulling together the best in Catholic movies, children’s programming, audio dramas and books.

    Sign up for FREE in 4 easy steps:

    1. If invited, please jhave your childed
    2. Go to https://formed.org/signup
    3. Enter the Defiance Zip Code 43512
    4. Select any Defiance Parish listed
    5. Enter your name and email address
  • Lending Library at HCCS: HCCS has a lending library! A lending library is an outdoor place where the public can borrow a book and donate books. The library is located by our gym entrance on Clinton Street.

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