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Wednesday, May 2

Shortened Day

Just a reminder to students that Thursday will be a shortened day with classes ending at 12:30 due to a staff meeting.

The cafeteria will not be open in the morning.


Graduation Banquet Orders

Reminder to grade 12 students that banquet ticket orders are now being accepted.  Tickets are limited to 8 tickets per graduate, this includes the graduate.  If you wish to sit next to a specific person(s) your orders must be submitted together.


Grade 12 Aftergrad

Tickets for aftergrad will go on sale during lunch hour, the week of May 15,16, 17 as well as May 22,23, 24.  All students wanting to purchase tickets will need to bring all completed forms along with full payment.


Grade 12 Fashion Show

Please get your group mom settled and in contact with Mrs. Karwacki ASAP so you can arrange fittings!


Youth Study Group

Youth Study Group will be held today in room 334 from 3:15-5:30.  Tutorial support is offered to all students who wish to attend. Mr. Didjusto will lead this group.


Europe Trip 2013

There are still some spots open for next year's trip to Europe.  Please see Mr. Hodson or Mrs. Remizowski if you are interested. 


Canoe Trip 2012

Meeting today at 12:10 in room 101.


Grade 12 Hiking Trip

Meeting today at 12:10 in room 361.


Just Youth

Due to The Staff meeting on Thursday, the Box Lunch Auction planning meeting will take place on Friday, May 4 at the regular time (12:30) and the regular place (Rom 241).  See you there!


Grades 10-12

"Fine Tuning With J" tonight at Queen's House from 7-8pm.  Bible study and baking.  The best!


Grade 12 Jostens Rings

Jostens will be here today from 10:45-1:15 by the cafeteria hallway for you to check out new designs and samples of grad rings you can order.


Track and Field

Today's additional practice for sprints and relay members WILL happen (indoors). Please be changed and read to go for 3:30pm and we will meet in the big gym!


Any student who is in need of volunteer service hours we could use some help at the mini meets and city championships for Track and Field. Come see Mrs. Epple in the gym if you are interested!!!


Mini Meet #1 schedule can be picked up, they are located on Mr. Byblow's classroom door (Rm. 363). You will need this to find out when you are to be ready for your events this Thursday! 


Throwing practice today after school and Friday at noon.  Meet at the equipment room.



Please come by Student Services to pick up a copy of the new Spotlight.


Another Opportunity to Donate

Those wonderful people who donated blood during our clinic in March have another opportunity to donate. There will be 2 "Life Buses" coming to Holy Cross after school on May 17th and May 24th to transport eligible donors to and from the CBS clinic downtown.  Please note: if you received a Mumps/Measles/Rubella vaccination in the past 3 months you are not eligible to donate yet.


Assignment Saving Lives Bursary Program

Gr.12--Do you know 20 people? Do you need money for post-secondary? You could receive a bursary from Canadian Blood Services if you can get 20 people to donate blood between June and the September long weekend. Most of us just need a reminder or nudge to "get around to donating". You can be that nudge and be entered to win a bursary!  For details, see Student Services.


Scholarships! Scholarships! Scholarships!

Check out the latest issue of Spotlight for numerous scholarships that you may be eligible for.  Deadlines are fast approaching. Don't lose out on $$$$$$$$ to help pay for your post-secondary education.


2012 Newalta Aboriginal Environmental Scholarship
In partnership with Newalta, ECO Canada will be
awarding three scholarships worth $2,500 each to Aboriginal students who have demonstrated environmental leadership and entering their first year of post-secondary studies.  Apply online at eco.ca/scholarshipsApplications are due May 14, 2012.


Grade 12: Do you have questions about student loans?

Student loans workshop held on May 25.  There will be a workshop held at Holy Cross on Fri., May 25 at noon.  Students can sign up for an individual appointment and receive guidance with the application process for student loans.  Sign up is in Student Services.