About Holy Cross Elementary

KEY FEATURES

  • Holy Cross Elementary School is a Catholic Christian community that promotes the Catholic faith and values through religious classes and a faith permeated curriculum.

  • Holy Cross Elementary School is a “Tribes school.” We focus on the classroom and school agreements of:

√ Attentive Listening

√ Appreciations – No put downs

√ The right to pass

√ Mutual Respect

  • Holy Cross Elementary School seeks to initiate learning experiences for students that are challenging, purposeful, comprehensive and meaningful.

  • Teachers and Support Staff strive to form and inform as well as encourage and challenge our students.

 

OUR MISSION

At Holy Cross School…Our students are preparing for a changing world by:
Learning to value
Learning to follow Jesus
Learning to learn…
We make a difference…for life.

 

OUR MASCOT AND COLOURS

Mascot: Spirit the Coyote
School Colours: Red and Grey

  

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

As a Catholic school, we at Holy Cross Elementary are committed to a Catholic/Christian education.

The following general objectives of our school derive from this philosophy and are in accordance with District Policy

  • Growth in Christian Development
  • Growth in Educational Achievement
  • Growth in Social Responsibility
  • Growth of the Whole Person

 

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

  • Dual Track: English and French Immersion
  • Balanced Literacy
  • Family Outreach Program to help students with personal needs and liaise with Children and Family Services
  • Moral Intelligence Program
  • Fulltime Kindergarten
  • Preschool program for 3 and 4 year olds
  • SMART boards and laptios available in all instructional areas.

 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

These activities are constantly evolving and changing. Both teacher expertise, and student interest help to form staff decisions on these activities

  • Cross-Country Club
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Drama Club
  • Choir
  • Youth Ministry
  • Private Music Lessons (available at parent cost and arrangement)
 

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