September 10, 2020 News & Info

September 10, 2020

Information, News & Reminders for Parents & Caregivers


Different Pick-Up location and Early Dismissal Friday Sept. 11th.  Watch your phone for a text message. 

The Practice Evacuation Drill will take place THIS Friday September 11th. If you didn’t receive a reminder text message Thursday afternoon, you need to call the school office Friday morning otherwise you will not receive the notification of pick up time and location on Friday. You will receive a notification of the time and place to pick up your child via our text messaging system. Students will only be released to the individuals who have been authorized to pick up your child via our emergency form. Individuals picking up students MUST PRESENT ID. 


PreK 4 – Dismissal is at 11:30 on Friday September 11th.

Your children are not required to participate in our Practice Evacuation Drill on the afternoon of Friday September 11th, so they will all be dismissed at 11:30, (this is before lunch). 

Cross Blessing Monday Sept. 14

We are celebrating our Feast Day this Monday, the Feast of the Holy Cross, aka The Exhalation of the Holy Cross. Students will participate in an all-school parade where they will have the chance to have their cross blessed. Remember to bring your cross! Students have been asked to bring them in ahead of time. 

First PMO Meeting is this Sunday September 13 at 1:00

All parents and caregivers are members of the Parent Ministry Organization and are welcome to attend all meetings. Get involved in HCCS! See you Sunday September 13 at 1pm at HCCS. 

Cafeteria Volunteers Needed 

Please pass this along to anyone interested in volunteering weekly. We are looking for two volunteers to help serve lunch and other duties 11:15-1:15 on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please call the school office at 419-784-2021 if interested.

We are Hiring!

Updated – Now Part Time Secretary (2 positions)

It has been determined to hire two part time secretaries to replace the current full time position when Mrs. Carr retires at the end of 2020. The part time positions will be 2 or 3 full days a week. Candidates must be available for training December 14-18, 2020. Positions begin the week of January 2, 2021. APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 18th. Go to to apply.

Maintenance and Grounds Worker (Part Time, Monday – Friday, morning shift)
Immediate Availability. Position requires the ability to troubleshoot and repair things such as the HVAC system, plumbing system and mechanical areas. Some custodial responsibilities as needed. Go to to apply.


  1. Please verify your phone number and email is accurate in MSP before September 11th. 

  2. We are collecting Chief receipts. Thank you to those who have participated in the past! 

  3. There will be an early dismissal at an alternative pick up location on Friday September 11th due to the scheduled Practice Evacuation.

  4. You can check your child’s academic progress at anytime in MSP (My Student Progress). 

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Holy Cross Catholic School

1745 S. Clinton Street

Defiance, OH 43512

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