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NEWS & HEADLINES

The Enquirer has named four Holy Cross Swimmers and Divers as NKY Winter All-Stars. Gus Staubitz was named a first team Northern Kentucky Winter All-Star by the Cincinnati Enquirer for his performance as KHSAA State Champion. Owen Finke and Megan Nielander were both named second team All-Stars along with Matthew Allen nabbing honorable mention.
Click here for girls story.
Click here for boys story.
Holy Cross JV Girl’s Basketball won the Regional Championship on Feb. 11th. Freshman Piper Macke and Jade Simpson were All Tournament selections. Congratulations!
The Swim and Dive Team had a very successful Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference Meet. The boys, girls, and combined teams were all Division II Runner-ups. Senior Megan Nielander was named Outstanding Competitor of the meet for the second year in a row and senior Gus Staubitz was named the male Outstanding Competitor of the meet. The team had 13 individual and relay conference champions with Megan Nielander, Mady Broering, and Matthew Allen each winning two events.
Click to see complete meet results. Note Holy Cross is listed as HCCO in Division II.
The 2017 Holy Cross Governor’s Cup team performed excellently in the recent district event.
Christian Bales finished 1st in composition.
Katie Holtz finished 1st on the science test.
Wesley Schmidt finished 5th on the Arts & Humanities test.
Elijah Batson finished 4th on the Arts & Humanities test (3rd year in a row).
Molly Bilz finished 4th on the Language Arts test.
Adam Heist finished 3rd on the Social Studies test.
As a team, Holy Cross finished 2nd in Quick Recall and was Runner-up overall. Congratulations!
The following students will be receiving a scholarship to Holy Cross High School for their outstanding performance on the high school placement test. Congratulations to:
Christyan Townsend – St. Joseph Grade School, Walton
Grace Martin – St. Pius Grade School
Audrey Davis – St. Cecilia Grade School
Christian Wartenberg – Holy Cross Grade School
The 2016-2017 Holy Cross Swim and Dive team has enjoyed a great season thus far. Click for season highlights.
For his Eagle Scout project, Jake Gerrein recruited some friends to construct a scoreboard for the benefit of the Holy cross softball team. Click for pictures.
St. Elizabeth Healthcare and the Reds Community Fund donated $15,000 worth of baseball and softball equipment to 10 teams from five Northern Kentucky high schools on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Town & Country Athletic Center in Wilder.
Click for story.
Following an excellent season where the team advanced to the State semi-final game, many of the Holy Cross players received awards for their outstanding play on the field. Click for a complete list.
Congratulations to Gus Staubitz for finishing first at the Lexington Diving Invitational on Saturday while breaking the team record for 11 dives. Owen Finke finished 4th and the boys finished 1st as a team. Emma Lehmkuhl finished 10th and the team finished 3rd combined. The dive team competes this Friday at Scott High School in the Eagle Classic. Competition begins at 5 PM.
On Saturday, February 14 at Bellvue, the Holy Cross girls defeated Beechwood to become the All “A” 9th Region Champions. Aleah Tucker was named tournament MVP. Trinity McClendon and Olivia Crigler were named to the all region team. Congratulations!
The Holy Cross Chorale entertained the school with a Christmas Concert following the all school mass on Wednesday, December 14th.
Click for pictures and a video.
On Friday, November 18, 2016, Holy Cross defeated Newport Central Catholic 26-21 to win the Class 2A Regional Title!
On Friday, November 4, 2016, Mrs. Dipzinski held a Career Fair for the entire school! We had well over 30 different careers turn out for the event. Click for more story and pictures.
On October 28th all of the juniors enjoyed providing a day of service to organizations around our community. Click for pictures.
The annual Indian Run was held October 9 at Pioneer Park. Click for pictures and list of winners.
Holy Cross Girls Soccer Team became the District Runner Up after falling in the district final to Notre Dame. Katie Nolan and Kate Dreas were named to the All District Team. Congratulations!
Sister Sharon received the Thomas More College Excellence in Teaching Award at the Cathedral earlier this month. Click for picture.
On September 15, Brittany Black and Janye Dipzinzki took 53 of the Honors A&P students to the AHEC Career Fair at Thomas More College. There were 28 medical careers displayed at the Fair and students had 1 hour to walk around to the different booths and discover what is available to them in the medical field.
It was a wonderful opportunity. Click for pictures.
See the current Holy Cross students who have scored 30 or above on the ACT test! Click for details.
THANKS to our volunteers, vendors, teachers, and attendees for making the Holy Cross Indian Summer Festival a GREAT SUCCESS!
CONGRATULATIONS to our grand raffle winner, the Adams family!
The All-A State Golf Tournament was held Saturday, September 10 at Somerset, KY. Nolan shot 77 which was tied for 11th out of 120 golfers. Congratulations, Nolan, on an excellent showing!
Senior Theo Maris reflects on life and football in a local press interview. Click for story.
This past weekend, HC freshmen girls won the Ryle Freshman Volleyball Tournament. Congratulations! Click for picture.
On August 17, in an ongoing tradition at Holy Cross, the teachers and students attended an all school blessing. Click for details.
Kyle has been selected to play in the 2017 Blue/Grey All American Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida. Click for story.
In April, the Holy Cross chapter of Magnified Giving raised funds to support two local groups. Click for details and for information on how to join this worthwhile student organization.
Madison Moran, class of 2013, leads James Madison University to the “Sweet 16” of Division I softball. Click for story.
Blake Tiberi, class of 2013, was selected in the 3rd round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the New York Mets. Blake is currently playing for the University of Louisville. Congratulations Blake! Click for story.

UPCOMING EVENTS

The games will be held March 24-26.
Some minor changes have been added to this year’s format. Click for more information.
The Pat Taney Night at the Races (fondly referred to as the Armchair Races) will be held April 1. Click for more information.
Every Friday in Lent except Good Friday. 5-8pm in the school cafeteria. Click for more details.
Click here for flyer.
Mulch Madness kicked off on February 10th. Get ready for spring and order your mulch now. All orders must be received by March 10th.
New this year we are also selling pine straw. Deliveries begin in late April. Click for details and order forms.
Click here for flyer.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Click for copy of the newest issue of the student newspaper.
Several Holy Cross parents have been participating in this and thought other parents may be interested. It’s a non-profit organization through the Reds that provides scholarship money if you work the Reds games. If anyone has any questions, you may contact Ann Knochelmann at annknochelmann@gmail.com. Click for details.
Click for complete radio schedule.
REMINDER: Please FILL out the FAFSA, if your child plans to attend college in 2017!
Before filling out the FAFSA, you will need to register for FSA ID (this is how a parent and student “sign” the FAFSA electronically.

Go to: fsaid.ed.gov

(for dependent students, at least one parent must electronically sign the application using their own FSA ID)

**Failure of BOTH required parties to electronically sign will result in an incomplete submission and could cost families thousands of dollars in aid eligibility.

*** Students will need a FSA ID as well. (this is their username and password) before they start the FAFSA.

(the student and parent will need different email addresses).

For help, visit StudentAid.gov/fsaid

ONCE YOU HAVE YOUR FSA ID set up, please fill out the FAFSA at: fafsa.ed.gov

The FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, can be submitted as early as October 1, 2016 using your 2015 tax return. Click to check out an informative flyer about the process. Also check out the announcement below for information Seniors and their parents should be aware of throughout their last year in high school.
Senior athletes are requested to complete a questionnaire about their sports experience at Holy Cross. Return the questionnaire to Mrs. Julian. Click for form.
GSE is a state-wide summer program where free-thinking students develop their ideas for products and services. No minimum GPA. No test Scores. Students are selected for creativity, skills and motivation. GSE is a place for creative, free thinking individuals. Click for details.
Check out all of the helpful information about the college process provided by Ms. Dipzinski. Senior Checklist, College Visit checklist, ACT/SAT info, and much MORE! Under the Parents tab in the main menu, select Senior Year College Guide, or click this announcement for details.
If your student struggles in the math portion of the ACT, NKY Tutoring might be a good fit for him/her. Click to view the flyer!
Eat burgers, raise money for Holy Cross.
Click for details.
Fans, Friends, Alumni, Parents and Community! Holy Cross High School would like you to join the TRIBE. This is an interactive app that can be downloaded to your phone, android or I-pad. It is free and will allow you to earn points for awards and incentives.
Please visit your itunes store type in Holy Cross Tribe or for android users go to the google play store and search Holy Cross HS “the tribe”
Please be very detailed in your personal description: mark the groups you belong to EX: student Council, sports team, alumni, staff.
We hope to have a lot of fun with this.
Go Tribe!
Health Career Exploring is a program for high school students who want to learn more about specific health careers and observe the workplace of various healthcare professionals. Register now! Click for details.
Registration for St. Elizabeth Healthcare’s School Year Teen Volunteer Program is available online beginning Thursday, September 1st. Click for details.
Have a personalized cake delivered during your student’s lunch period for $10. You can also have a personal serenade along with the cake for only $10 more. They’ll love it! Click to get form and return it to the office.
Earn 5% for Holy Cross on qualified purchases from Office Depot/Office Max. Click for details.