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CRUSADER CORNER

HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL

May 2017

Vol. 1, Issue 6

What You Need to Know Before you Arrive in August

 
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Important Dates

Fall Sports Begin: August 14, 2017 (Football), August 24, 2017 (Boys' & Girls' Soccer, Boys' & Girls' Cross Country, Girls' Volleyball, Girls' Swimming) 

Freshman Picnic: August 20, 2017, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Freshman Retreat: August 25, 2017, 7:30am-12:00pm

Freshman Orientation: August 28, 2017

First Day of School: August 29, 2017

Grandparents' Breakfast: September 16, 2017

Parents Welcome Back Wine Tasting: September 29, 2017

 

Dress Code

Dennis Uniforms will visit our school on May 23rd from 1:00pm-6:00pm. They will bring in samples of clothing for the students. You and your student can view the inventory, try items on, have things fitted and make orders. We encourage you to take advantage of this event. Please view our school dress code here.

 

Ordering Summer Reading Books

You can now order summer reading books through MBS. You can access the listing here. Please contact Terri Ann Parks at tparks@holycrosshs-ct.com  if there are any changes to your student's freshman year course selections by June 23rd. Course selection sheets were distributed at the Meet the Parents event. Those who did not attend received their sheets by mail.


 
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Student Performers Honored with CAS High School Outstanding Arts Awards

 

Jonathan Barney '17 and Gillian Russo '17 were two of 297 top Connecticut seniors who were honored at the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) High School Outstanding Arts Awards Banquet. The CAS Outstanding Arts Awards Banquet annually recognizes two seniors in each member high school for their outstanding ability in the performing or visual arts. The students are selected by their school to receive this honor. (Read More)

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English 9 Honors Class Writes Poetry Inspired by Charles Dickens

 

National Poetry Month was alive and well in Lori Conetta's English 9 Honors Class. Students spent this past April studying poetry and Charles Dickens' epic masterpiece, A Tale of Two Cities. The freshmen students then wrote their own poetry using Dickens' novel as their inspiration.


Students had a choice of writing a Character Poem or Reverse Poem. The Character Poem allowed the students to express an understanding of a character from A Tale of Two Cities. (Read More)


 

Early College Acceptances & Decisions for the Class of 2017

 

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Please click here for a  listing of Early College Acceptances and Early Decisions for the Class of 2017, as of May 5, 2017. Congratulations to our seniors! We look forward to reporting the matriculation listing in June.

 
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Celebrating Crusaders: Achieving Limitless Power with Aileen Crespi '91

 

Once upon a time, Aileen Crespi '91 was part of the Corporate America machine. She worked for seventeen years at Beacon Health Options and Optum as a Director/Senior Account Representative and Strategic Account Executive, respectively. Her portfolio included Fortune 500 Jumbo accounts including General Electric. She climbed the corporate ladder and eventually landed as a VP within the health and wellness industry. (Read More)

UPCOMING EVENTS

Dennis Uniforms School Visit

May 23, 2017


Cheerleading Tryouts

June 1 & 2, 2017


Freshman Picnic

August 20, 2017

 
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