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School Life

Extra-Curricular

Holy Cross School students are encouraged to participate in the many extracurricular activities offered throughout the year. Ranging from sports to clubs to personal development, these activities provide the chance to become more involved in the school’s community, outside of the classroom.

Varsity Sports

Students are also encouraged to join a team, such as volleyball, basketball or track and field. Being on a team promotes co-operation and leadership skills for students, while helping them to build self-confidence and improve their skills in that particular activity.

Intramural Sports

Intramural sports are offered during lunch recess. Students have the opportunity to participate in intramural sports, ranging from basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, badminton and other selected activities.

Leadership

Leadership roles come in the form of being a House leader. Grade 8 students are responsible for organizing House events and the hard work that goes into developing these special gatherings. Students present their ideas to the entire school as well as to their respective Houses in the form of activities that are performed school-wide on a monthly basis.

For more information on Houses and the House System, please click here.

Yearbook

Each year, Holy Cross School produces an exceptional yearbook that records the activities that students have participated in during the academic year. Students take photos, create write-ups about several events and work to develop the style of each year’s final product before it is printed by the end of June.

School Safety Patrol Program

As part of the School Safety Patrol Program conducted by the Winnipeg Police Department, students in Grades 5 and 6 have an opportunity to serve their school community by acting as crossing guards at intersections near the school from 8:15 to 8:25 a.m. and 3:00 to 3:15 p.m. daily. Students wishing to be patrols must fill out an application form, with the required parent signature. The staff member in charge of patrols will then take responsibility for their training and supervision. All students are expected to obey the directions of the crossing guards.

Science Club

An organization that promotes scientific reasoning and learning, hands-on science, community involvement, and good environmental practices. Click the link below to learn more:

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