November 19 News & Information

November 19, 2020

NON-UNIFORM DAY TOMORROW!

Tomorrow is the last Friday of the month – enjoy non-uniform day!

NO SCHOOL WEDNESDAY – FRIDAY. SCHOOL RESUMES NOV. 30th

Have a safe and blessed Thanksgiving. We can all use this time to sharpen our saws!

COVID 19 TEXT UPDATE

Parents and Guardians were sent a text message with an important update yesterday. If you didn’t receive the text, please notify the school office so that we an ensure you receive them in the future. The information contained in the text can be found at https://defianceholycross.org/wp-content/uploads/HCCS-COVID-Update11_18_20.pdf

ONLINE BOOK FAIR – FREE BOOKS!

Your child will bring home information on Monday about the Online Book Fair. Each child will have the opportunity to order at least one free book thanks to a grant from the United Way. Please look for this information next week. The online store will open November 25th.  You can start making your list from the online catalog at https://bookfairsfiles.scholastic.com/flippingbooks/F20-online-booklist/F20-online-booklist.html#p=1

Get involved in the EPIC FUNDRAISER today!

WOW! In the past two weeks, community supporters have donated over $20,000 toward our $60,000 goal!  We are so grateful for this generosity. 40% of students have participated to date. Let’s keep those participation forms coming in! Please have your child turn their form in ASAP so your child can help their class reach their goals! If you need another form, go to https://defianceholycross.org/wp-content/uploads/fundraiser-participation-form.pdf.

CONGRATULATIONS MRS. WESTFALL!

Mrs. Westfall was recently recognized as Teacher of the Week by Sylvan!

IN PERSON REVERSE RAFFLE CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 

We are working to create a fantastic experience to replace our traditional Reverse Raffle, which was slated for February 6th, 2021. We are planning something fun in conjunction with the Super Bowl (February 7th). Stay tuned! 

WE ARE HIRING FOR A MAINTENANCE  POSITION

HCCS is looking for a Part Time maintenance and grounds worker. HCCS is a great place to work and every day is different! Position requires ability to shovel snow, troubleshoot and repair a variety of things including HVAC, plumbing and mechanical repairs. Some custodial responsibilities as needed. Interested individuals should complete an application and mail or drop off to the school at 1745 S. Clinton Street, Defiance.

Applications can be downloaded at https://defianceholycross.org/wp-content/uploads/Application-for-Employment-Parish-Updated-5-2017.pdf

GREEN JUMPERS ADDED TO GIRL’S UNIFORM DRESS CODE

The school Dress Code has been revised: Girls are now permitted to wear green jumpers.

Thank you to the 46 students and families who are raising funds for the EPIC Fundraiser! 

  • Parents please continue to be diligent about keeping students home if anyone in the household is feeling sick until cleared by your doctor or health department.
  • Basketball games postponed until January, practices will continue as scheduled.
  • Please watch for email from your child’s teacher to set up for ZOOM meetings if that becomes necessary.
  • The Christmas Program will be video recorded on December 9th. There will be no in person Christmas Program his year.
  • Neighbors in Need Food Drive – Last Day to Donate is Tomorrow. 
    Due to COVID-19 this drive will be a cash only collection. If you would like to contribute we will collect cash or checks to be given to the St. Mary Food pantry.  Look for the collection container in the front lobby.  Thanks for your consideration of this worthy service to those in need.
  • You can check your child’s academic progress at anytime in MSP (My Student Progress). 

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Our contact information is:
Holy Cross Catholic School

1745 S. Clinton Street

Defiance, OH 43512

www.defianceholycross.org

principal@defianceholycross.org

419-784-2021

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