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Holy Cross High School

  • Back to school for term 3
    Welcome back to term 3. I trust the learners took  a bit of a break. The teachers really needed one since they work at school and then again at home to contain our academic integrity for 2020. As you may have heard there have been changes announced by the Department of Basic Education. Chief among these is
  • School Closed 17 July
    Please note a staff member has tested positive for COVID 19. The member of staff has been off school since 09 July. None the less we will take tomorrow for a deep cleaning of the school. The educator had no direct tactile interaction with the learners and all safety protocols were observed during lessons.  We intend to start again
  • GRADE 10 & 11 Return week of 6 July
    GRADE 10 & 11 To return as of week of 6 July Dear learners and parents, please follow the link to the time tables starting 6 July. 10 & 11 timetable Note that Grade 11 and 10 learners attend school on alternating days. In the first week (week starting 6 July) the grade 11 learners will attend school on Friday. The next
  • COVID-19 Adherence and Planning Strategy
  • An example from the top
    Sometimes we are very quick to criticize. However in the following Picture is a stunning example for all of us.
  • Sr Bernadette’s message
    Hi everyone use this little clip from Sr Bernadette to lift your spirits in this difficult time. A heartfelt thanks and best wishes to Sr B.
  • Where do YOU stay ?
    Hi to all our learners. We would like to know where you stay and how far you travel to school each day. How much does it cost ?? Please fill in this form: https://forms.gle/EuhrnwPLLqpv5Ep98
  • Learning in the Lockdown
    Hi everyone I thoughty some stats of this lockdown period would be interesting. Well done to all of you who are learning and teaching.
  • Lent 2020 Saturday 11 April
    Today I refer to the EWTN website for all the readings for this Easter vigil. Here you will also find an option to view the mass. Many of us are stuck at home due to the lockdown which is currently in effect. So it is with a sad heart that we miss this service in person. https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/daily-readings
  • EASTER SUNDAY
    ACTS 10:34, 37-43 34And Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I perceive that God shows no partiality, 37the word which was proclaimed throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee after the baptism which John preached: 38how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power; how he went about doing good and healing all that were
  • Lent 2020 Good Friday
    Let us make a point of reading today’s gospel on this most solemn day in our faith. Many of us will be in lockdown still and will not get to a Good Friday service. Let us the be together by reading this text. JOHN 18:1–19:42 18After Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples
  • Lent 2020 Thursday 9 April
    JOHN 13:1-15 Today I have selected for you a very interesting link. Once again one of my favourite websites: Sacredspace. Follow this link to an interactive meditation experience. It is a really worthwhile visit. https://www.sacredspace.ie/daily-prayer/2020-04-09 1Now before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to
  • Lent 2020 Wednesday 8 April
    MATTHEW 26:14-25 14Then one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests 15and said, “What will you give me if I deliver him to you?” And they paid him thirty pieces of silver. 16And from that moment he sought an opportunity to betray him. 17Now on the first day of Unleavened Bread the disciples came
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  • LENT 2020 Tuesday 7 April
    JOHN 13:21-33, 36-38 Here is a Facebook option for today Dominus Est. I recommend that those who enjoy facebook make this facebook page a regular in their routine. Jesus predicts that Peter will deny him three times.How many times have you denied Jesus because of fear? #DominusEstLent2020 Holy Tuesday Gospel: John 13:21-33, 36-38 Reclining at table with
  • Lent 2020 Monday 6 April
    JOHN 12:1-11 1Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Laz’arus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2There they made him a supper; Martha served, and Laz’arus was one of those at table with him. 3Mary took a pound of costly ointment of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet
  • Lent 2020 Sunday 5 April
    MATTHEW 26:14–27:66 Palm Sunday 2020 Today is Palm Sunday. It will be so strange to not process with a large crowd at mass. We will shave to be there in spirit. Maybe the video ofthe Mass here below will bring some of Palm Sunday into your home. It is from abroad in the USA where like the

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