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Meet Mr. Newell

Kayla Augustin, Reporter May 5, 2023

Holy Cross is filled with a variety of different teachers coming from different backgrounds, holding a broad range of different personalities and interests. Although they are teachers, they may be able...

Crops that are planted in the crop box. this photo is black and what. the plants in the photo are very small.

Tarta’s Farm in a Box

Mary Celeste, Reporter April 25, 2023

In early fall of 2022, Holy Cross started to make plans to host a Crop Box outside the school. Brian Mulholland, from the John S. Mulholland Family Foundation, reached out to multiple schools in the area...

A colorful sign that displays the flags of many different cultures.

The Brains Behind International Week

Emma Allan, Reporter March 19, 2023

International Week is an annual celebration within the Holy Cross community to highlight and educate others of traditions and customs among a diverse selection of cultures. There is a lot of planning,...

Overhead views of the Academys new gym across from the main building debuted during the ASA constructional brief last quarter. The new development will replace the existing gym that is currently attached to the school.

Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Renovations to Holy Cross

Emmi Sellman, Reporter March 3, 2023

The Academy of the Holy Cross will be building a new gym this coming year, selling part of their property to do so. Construction crews are projected to break ground at the end of the 2023 year, and then...

Sophomore StuCo officer Kelsey Bacarisas hides Twinkle, our Elf on the Shelf to get everyone into the holiday spirit!

The Road to Office

Sophie Epshteyn, Reporter December 14, 2022

By the beginning of November, the class of 2026 Student Council officers will have campaigned, been voted for, and sworn in to their office. The student council is composed of four students from each...

Students sitting in the lounge

Senior Year Surprise

Mariana Morales, Reporter October 30, 2022

At the first ASA of the school year, seniors were in for a surprise when the curtains in the auditorium opened to reveal a lounge for them. The seniors were thrilled because now they have an improved place...

New LOTAS learning from Robert Christian in his geography class.  All students love his class, especially since geography isnt a subject taught in middle school.

Freshmen Crash Course: a Few Things Every Freshmen Should Know

Sophie Epshteyn, Reporter October 17, 2022

As the doors burst open on the first day of school, nearly 100 freshmen streamed in and began their journey as Tartans.  Because the sophomores, juniors, seniors, and even some of the faculty were...

AP US Government class taught by Lindsey Tonk.

How Do They Teach?

Hanne Saskia Sidney, Reporter October 11, 2022

All the AHC teachers have one thing in common, they try to make learning easier for students. Teachers use many different techniques; however, they have another thing in common and that is they want to...

A group of studnets in the lobby of the dance.

Students Mixed it Up at the Start of September

Kadence Woolfolk, Reporter October 11, 2022

For the first time since 2019 students were able to attend the fall mixer with guests. The night of September 9 students from all grades and guests from multiple schools filled the auditorium in beachwear....

Holding the elusive Infinity Stone found in the Scavenger hunt.

Scavenger Hunt

Allyna Flores, Reporter June 1, 2022

 The hunt for the infinity stone took place through the last half of March through the beginning of April. LOTAs searched the school every day with a new clue to finding the stone for the week. When...

Director of Counseling Julie Ritter is ready to welcome students to her office.

Like a Good Neighbor, Your Counselors are There

Jadin Zabala, Reporter May 31, 2022

In the Academy, each student is provided with resources, such as counselors, in order to help every LOTA thrive. Through counselors and counseling activities, students are given guidance and comfort through...

Sophomore Sophia Massaro pulling weeds.

Selfless Service

Charlotte Kinsley, Reporter May 17, 2022

Day of Service is an opportunity for the Holy Cross school community to come together and devote an entire day to serving in the communities. On April 27, 2022, the school split up into various groups...

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