Welcome to Holy Cross

Holy Cross Catholic School serves the diverse North Portland Catholic Community, providing Catholic education for children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

The school nurtures, affirms, and challenges the students in their pursuit of learning and the responsibilities of faith and citizenship.

Welcome to Holy Cross!
Dedication

Holy Cross Catholic School serves the diverse North Portland Catholic Community, providing Catholic education for children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

The school nurtures, affirms, and challenges the students in their pursuit of learning and the responsibilities of faith and citizenship.

Dedication
Compassion

Holy Cross Catholic School serves the diverse North Portland Catholic Community, providing Catholic education for children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

The school nurtures, affirms, and challenges the students in their pursuit of learning and the responsibilities of faith and citizenship.

Compassion
Excellence

Holy Cross Catholic School serves the diverse North Portland Catholic Community, providing Catholic education for children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

The school nurtures, affirms, and challenges the students in their pursuit of learning and the responsibilities of faith and citizenship.

Excellence
Exploration

Holy Cross Catholic School serves the diverse North Portland Catholic Community, providing Catholic education for children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

The school nurtures, affirms, and challenges the students in their pursuit of learning and the responsibilities of faith and citizenship.

Exploration
Service

Holy Cross Catholic School serves the diverse North Portland Catholic Community, providing Catholic education for children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

The school nurtures, affirms, and challenges the students in their pursuit of learning and the responsibilities of faith and citizenship.

Service
Faith

Holy Cross Catholic School serves the diverse North Portland Catholic Community, providing Catholic education for children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

The school nurtures, affirms, and challenges the students in their pursuit of learning and the responsibilities of faith and citizenship.

Faith
Family

Holy Cross Catholic School serves the diverse North Portland Catholic Community, providing Catholic education for children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

The school nurtures, affirms, and challenges the students in their pursuit of learning and the responsibilities of faith and citizenship.

Family
Welcome to Holy Cross

Holy Cross Catholic School serves the diverse North Portland Catholic Community, providing Catholic education for children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

The school nurtures, affirms, and challenges the students in their pursuit of learning and the responsibilities of faith and citizenship.

Welcome to Holy Cross!
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Quick info & news

Bring Your Supplies to School Day
Please remember to come and celebrate the start of the school year at the annual Bring Your Supplies to School Day. It is Thursday, September 3 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for students to meet their teachers, unpack their suppliles and see friends! Parents' Association is hosting a BBQ Potluck. Parents are asked to share a side dish or dessert!

Happy Summer!
We hope everyone has a wonderful summer! Remember to keep reading over the summer and hopefully I will see you at the St. Johns Library in August. Registration continues for our PreK (a couple spots are available) and for grades 3 - 8!! Spread the great news of a Holy Cross education!!

Parish Garden Supports Food Pantry
Holy Cross students started a garden where all of the wonderful vegetables are donated to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry. Follow the link for the full article: http://www.catholicsentinel.org/main.asp?SectionID=5&SubSectionID=30&ArticleID=25803&TM=53364.72

Mrs. D Receives National Honor
Suzanne DeVaney-Wilkes, known fondly by her students as Ms. D, was recognized as a Distinguished Teacher by the National Catholic Education Association for her 5 state region! This is a competitive process and there are only 12 Distinguished Teachers nationally. Holy Cross Catholic School is blessed to have such a talented and committed teacher!!

Centennial Celebration Video
Watch the video Tim Briare created to celebrate 100 years here at Holy Cross Catholic School. More Info

Harlem Shake!
Enjoy!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h49hQ63qjCE

Sr. Ruth Frank Profile
Please follow this link profiled in the most recent newsletter from the Sisters of the Saint Mary's of Oregon. There are some great pictures of Sr. Ruth!
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Catholic Schools' Week
The celebration of Catholic Schools begins on Sunday, January 27. Please invite family, friends, and neighbors to our Open House on this Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This is a wonderful opportunity to see the benefits of a Catholic education. Spread the word!!

Wonderful Advent Video
Follow this link for a 2 minute video about the importance of Advent: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S02KOlw7dlA

Centennial Stories
Here is a write up that tells some of the stories that have come through the doors at Holy Cross.
Holy Cross Centennial

Catholic Sentinel profiles Holy Cross Centennial
Please follow the link to read the full article in the most recent Catholic Sentinel profiling Holy Cross Catholic School's Centennial year. Thank you to Ed Langois for such a fantastic article!

Check out this article! More Info

Holy Cross School Centennial
The school begins observing its centennial, which will include 100 good deeds done by students, displays, a May 19 gathering of alumni and friends, a new website and a special Mass. Theme of the centennial will be "Educating Hearts and Minds for 100 Years." More Info

New Paint Job!
Many thanks to the UP volunteers! At Holy Cross School approximately 80 business students (juniors) from the University of Portland worked all day Saturday, October 1 to paint the school’s gymnasium!
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Holy Cross Catholic School   5202 N. Bowdoin St., Portland, OR 97203 (503) 289-3010