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HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Holy Cross Catholic School Papatoetoe is a Sisters of Mercy Catholic integrated school. We cater for girls from Years 1 to 8, and boys from Years 1 to 6. Our school serves a widespread Catholic community in South Auckland with a school roll of around 600 ethnically diverse and wonderful students.
 
Our school’s vision is for children to learn and grow through Christ within a nurturing, safe, Catholic environment. Our school values of Human Dignity, Compassion, Reconciliation and  Service underpin this vision. These values are shared by parents, teachers and students.

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Newsletter on the school app to read

Tue Sep 27 09:38pm

Newsletter

Mon Sep 19 03:41pm

There is a new newsletter on the school app for you to read.

Holy Cross Week

Thu Sep 15 06:20pm

It has been a great week celebrating Holy Cross Week, Māori Language Week and Caritas Social Justice Week.


Tomorrow concludes our Holy Cross Week celebrations with class or syndicate items. This event is just a school event for students and there will be no room for spectators unfortunately.


We will take some photos and post them on Facebook tomorrow afternoon.

Newsletter

Tue Sep 13 03:55pm

This week’s newsletter is on the school app ready to read.

Sports Camp return time

Fri Sep 09 02:39pm

It is expected the bus will return the girls from Sports Camp to school by 2.30 pm today. 

Newsletter

Tue Sep 06 06:08pm

There is a new newsletter on the school app for you to read.

Reminder Teacher ONLY Days

Thu Sep 01 08:15am

School is closed on Thursday 1st September and Friday 2nd September for TEACHER ONLY DAYS.

Urgent reminder about Year 4-6 netball this Thursday 1st September

Wed Aug 31 08:33am

NO Netball for Years 4 – 6 Teams


There will be NO netball games on Thursday 1st September for Years 4 – 6 netball teams as we have two Teacher Only Days this week on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd September. 

Pyjama Day Tomorrow- Gold Coin Donation

Thu Aug 25 09:27pm

Daffodil Day, Friday 26 August


On Friday, as part of Daffodil Day, our student council voted that we have a Pyjama Day to support the Cancer Foundation.


Tomorrow will be our Pyjama Day and students may wear their Pyjamas to school and bring a gold coin donation for the Cancer Society. Thank you for supporting this event.

Urgent: Year 5 Blue v Year 5 Red Game

Thu Aug 25 09:41am

The Year 5 Red v Year 5 Blue team will play each other at school today, rather than play after school at Auckland Netball.


They will not travel to the courts and will need to be picked up at 2.50 pm from school. 

Bingo Evening tomorrow!

Thu Aug 25 08:17am

Bingo Evening


Our PTFA Bingo night is tomorrow evening. Tickets are available for $20.00 each at the school office. Please get your tickets today as they are selling fast and numbers are limited. Please bring cash to the school office when purchasing tickets.


Raffle Tickets


There has been a huge demand for our raffle tickets so if you are unable to sell them all please return them tomorrow as other families are requesting extra tickets to sell. We would be really delighted if all tickets were sold and returned before the end of Term 3.


 

Newsletter

Mon Aug 22 07:24pm

This week’s newsletter is ready to read on app

Bingo, Raffle, Chop Suey & Rice Orders

Mon Aug 22 07:18pm

Bingo Evening


Our PTFA Bingo night will be held on Friday, 26 August. Tickets are available for $20.00 each at the school office. Please get your tickets as they are selling fast and numbers are limited. Please bring cash to the school office when purchasing tickets.


Raffle Tickets


There has been a huge demand for our raffle tickets so if you are unable to sell them all please return them tomorrow as other families are requesting extra tickets to sell. We would be really delighted if all tickets were sold and returned before the end of Term 3.


Chop Suey & Rice Orders $5.00 each


The PTFA are selling Chop Suey & Rice for lunch on Friday 26th August. The orders and money need to be at school by Wednesday 24th August. If you wish to order extra meals for home, they can be collected from the Hall at 3pm on Friday 26th August. Please see the order form on the link below. 


Chop Suey

BINGO and RAFFLE

Wed Aug 17 08:30am

Bingo Evening
Our PTFA Bingo night will be held on Friday, 26 August. All the details remain the same, so please see our flyers around the school. Tickets are available for $20.00 each at the school office. Please get your tickets as they are selling fast and numbers are limited. Please bring cash to the school office when purchasing tickets.


Raffle Tickets
There has been a huge demand for our raffle tickets so if you are unable to sell them all please return them by Friday 19 August as other families are requesting extra tickets to sell. We would be really delighted if all tickets were sold and returned before the end of Term 3.

Business Day- tomorrow!

Tue Aug 16 01:48pm

Business Day


On Wednesday 17 August (tomorrow) our Year 7 & 8 students will hold their annual Business Day and there will be a range of items for sale which students may purchase. The students have worked hard to create successful businesses. There will be playdough, bath bombs, scrunchies, bracelets, pencil cases, stress balls and much more! Prices will range from $1.50 to $5.00 so please send your children to school with some money so they are able to support this day. Please try to send small change as the girls will only have limited change.


Many thanks for your support!


Intermediate Students and Teachers

Newsletter

Mon Aug 15 05:22pm

This week’s newsletter is online for you to read through the app.

RAFFLE 📣 📣

Tue Aug 09 08:32am

RAFFLE 📣 📣 Return your raffle books by tomorrow (Wednesday) to go in to the chance to win a family family pass to a Warriors home game!

Thank you for the tremendous response to the raffle. A reminder if your raffle book and $20 is returned by Wednesday 10th August you will go into the draw for a family pass (2 adults and 2 children) to a Warriors home game. This will be drawn on Friday 19th August. (One book sold=one entry, two books=two entries etc).


If you cannot sell your book of tickets, please return your unsold sold raffle book to school as soon as possible. We have a long waiting list of people wanting to buy more tickets.


Our BINGO NIGHT fundraiser on Friday 26th August is fast approaching. Game Cards $20 for 20 games are available for purchase now in our school office. You will need one of these tickets for entry on the night. Please see the attachment below for more information.

Newsletter

Mon Aug 01 07:29pm

This week’s newsletter is available for you to read.

BINGO and RAFFLE Books

Mon Aug 01 03:53pm

Our BINGO NIGHT fundraiser on Friday 26th August is fast approaching. Game Cards $20 for 20 games are available for purchase now in our school office. You will need one of these tickets for entry on the night. Please see the attachment below for more information. 


BINGO Night


Thank you for the tremendous response to the raffle. A reminder if your raffle book and $20 is returned by Wednesday 10th August you will go into the draw for a family pass (2 adults and 2 children) to a Warriors home game. This will be drawn on Friday 19th August. (One book sold=one entry, two books=two entries etc).


If you cannot sell your book of tickets, please return it to the office by Tuesday 30th August as we always have people asking for extra books to sell.


Thank you for your contributions to the Mufti Day last Friday. Those items will be used at our School Fair. 

School Parish Mass 10am Sunday

Sat Jul 30 02:32pm

Tomorrow morning it is our School and Parish Mass at 10.00am. We are looking forward to seeing many of our families at Mass.

Fair Mufti Day on Friday

Thu Jul 28 08:39pm

Please click on the below link to see what each class is required to bring for Mufti Day on Friday in support of our upcoming School Fair.


Also a big thank you for the awesome response to the School Raffle. A lot of booklets and money have come in already!



Fair Mufti Day Items

School Raffle

Tue Jul 26 06:22pm

Raffle 📣 📣


Today, if your child is the eldest in the family, they are bringing home a book of 10 raffle tickets to sell. This is a major fundraiser for the school this year. There are some awesome prizes!


1st- $1000 Prezzy Card
2nd- $500 New World Papatoetoe Card
3rd- $200 Petrol Voucher


Tickets are $2 each.


If you would like extra booklets to sell, there is an extremely limited amount of extra booklets to sell. Please return your first booklet with the $20 to be eligible to receive another booklet.


If your raffle book and $20 is returned by Wednesday 10th August you will go into the draw for a family pass (2 adults and 2 children) to a Warriors home game. This will be drawn on Friday 19th August. (One book sold=one entry, two books=two entries etc)


If you cannot sell your book of tickets, please return it to the office by Tuesday 30th August as we always have people asking for extra books to sell.


A big thank you to the awesome support from New World Papatoetoe and The Warriors Community Foundation.


Many thanks for your support,
Holy Cross Catholic School PTFA

BINGO Night- MOVED to FRIDAY 26th AUGUST

Mon Jul 25 08:57pm

ANNOUNCEMENT 📣
Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances the BINGO night scheduled for this Friday has been now moved to FRIDAY 26th AUGUST. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.


Doors will open at 6pm and Games begin at 7pm.


Tickets are available for purchase at the school office now. $20 for 20 games. These are prepaid and required for entry. 200 people limit. These people will be able to buy extra game tickets on the night.


Food and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase on the night.


We thank you in advance for your support.

Swimming for Years 3 – 6 Students

Thu Jul 21 03:13pm

Students in Years 3 – 6 need to bring their swimming gear to school this week as lessons begin. Some classes will have swimming on Monday 25th July and other classes will have swimming on 27th July.  Thank you.

No Uniform Day Tomorrow

Thu Jul 07 09:03pm

No Uniform Day- Friday 8th July
Groceries will be used for hampers for the BINGO Evening on Friday 29th July 2022



Room 1- Lollies
Room 1A- Drinks, Biscuits
Room 2- Canned Item, Snack Foods, Drinks, Biscuits
Room 3- Canned Item, Snack Foods, Drinks, Biscuits
Room 4- Bottled Item, Chips, Sweets, Snack Foods, Canned Fruit
Room 4A- Drinks, Canned Fruit
Room 5- Bottled Item, Chips, Sweets, Snack Foods, Canned Fruit
Room 6- Lollies
Room 7- Biscuits
Room 8- Drinks
Room 9- Drinks, Snack Foods
Room 10- Bottled Item, Canned Items
Room 11- Drinks, Boxed Items
Room 12- Boxed Item, Canned Item
Room 13- Drinks, Bottle Item
Room 14- Spaghetti, Baked Beans
Room 15- Canned Item, Snack Foods
Room 16- Drinks, Cereal
Room 17- Bottled Drinks, Spreads
Room 18- Plain Flours, Self-Raising Flour, Sugar
Room 19- Biscuits, Canned Item
Room 20- Canned Fruit, Boxed Item
Room 21- Cereal. Chips
Room 22- Drinks, Biscuits



No rusty or dented cans, No powdered drinks, No 2-minute noodles, no perishables and no outdated items please.



We thank you in advance for your wonderful support!

Newsletter

Mon Jul 04 07:57pm

This week’s newsletter has been posted for you to read.

Disco Tonight! Suppers Pick Up

Fri Jul 01 03:21pm

Just a quick reminder we have our AIMS DISCO fundraising event tonight in the school hall between 6 pm and 8 pm. We know lots of children are really excited! We thank you in advance for your support of the fundraiser.


For those who have ordered suppers, you can now pick them up from the school technology room (on the side of the hall) from 2.45 pm onwards. You can also pick them up at the start of the DISCO.


A reminder of the prices below:


Entry $2


Sausages $2


Slushies $2


Water $1


Glow Sticks $1 and $2 options


Once again, the intermediate girls thank you for your support of them as they prepare for the AIMS Games in Tauranga next term.DISCO Poster

Reports Have Been Emailed

Fri Jul 01 03:07pm

Hi


Your child’s report has been emailed to the email that we currently hold for you. 


If you have not received a report via email, please email:  office@hcsp.nz an a report will be emailed to you.


Thank you.