Thank You Teachers!

By: Kourtney and Ariel The week of May 7th - 11th was Holy Cross's teacher appreciation week. Classes celebrated the teachers by giving them cards, fruit baskets, flowers, and other special gifts. On Tuesday teachers had a special lunch and didn't have to watch classes for lunch or recess duty. PTL sponsored a movie for Kindergarten through 8th grade so teachers could have a...
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Mr. Ochs Memories

By Kyle H.   Our school will say goodbye to Mr. Ochs as he retires at the end of May. As a tribute to Mr. Ochs, we asked some students who had the privilege of having him as their teacher some of their favorite memories: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 7th Grade:  ...
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Mystery Student

By Rex This time the mystery student is in 3rd grade. His/ Her favorite sport is soccer. His/ His  favorite TV show is Garfield. His /Her favorite book is the Captain Underpants Series. His/ Her favorite color is green . His/ Her favorite animal is a cheetah. His/ Her favorite season is summer. Who is this student? 
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6th Grade Hobbit

By Rex Ever since January the 6th graders have been studying The Hobbit. The 6th graders are finally done following Mr. Bilbo Baggins on his wild adventure to The Lonely Mountain. The 6th graders have been writing paragraphs, doing skits, eating feasts, and so much more. In this book Bilbo Baggins, a simple hobbit, goes on a crazy adventure with 13 dwarves to reclaim the dwa...
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Revelation 21:4

By: Anna Revelation 21:4 He will wipe away every tear in their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away. Meaning This means everything will eventually will come to an end, and we will be with God in heaven, and there will be no more tears and mourning and death. While we are still on Earth, God carr...
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Titanic

By: Ariel and Kourtney This year is the 7th year that the giant replica of the Titanic has appeared outside the fourth grade classroom. Mrs. Thomas has her fourth graders do activities that give a taste of what the Titanic was actually like.  Some of the activities they've done are testing the temperature of the water, the third-class dancing, plotting where icebergs would b...
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Father Daughter Dance

By: Ariel and Kourtney This year's Father Daughter Dance was held on April 20th. The theme was An Evening in Paris. All daughters in Preschool through 8th grade could attend the dance. It was held in the Fellowship Hall.  Mr. Cheray our band teacher was our DJ for the dance. The decorations included Eiffel Towers, a photo booth, and a snack table with macrons and cupcakes. S...
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Jokes-Think & Grin

By Kyle H.             Well, ladies and gentlemen, it's that time again! World-famous comedian Kyle is back from a well-earned luxury vacation to bring you more of only the finest jokes! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Bob: I ate my watch yesterday. Link: How was it? Bob: It...
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Author Assembly

On April 20th, Holy Cross held an assembly featuring author Cathy Werling. Cathy Werling was once a second grade teacher here at Holy Cross. Right now she lives in Fort Scott. The books she writes communicate the stories of unsung heroes who have made a profound and positive impact on the course of history.  Mrs. Werling hopes to inspire children to make a positive difference i...
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Tweedledee and Tweedledumb

By: Kourtney and Ariel   Dear Tweedles, I just failed a science test and now my grade is biting the dust. Sincerely My Parents are Going to Kill Me Dear My Parents are Going to Kill Me, Try asking your teacher for extra credit and always try to do your best on your assignments. Remember 1st Peter 5:7 says, "Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares fo...
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