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LOTAs petting a dog during the pets on wheels activity last year.

LOTAS Take on Health and Wellness

Nora Pauley, Reporter March 19, 2024

 Holy Cross students came together to form a Health and Wellness board two years ago to promote the wellbeing of students. The health of students is important to LOTAs and the board is constantly...

Some members of the Holy Cross Step Team, Jada Balkcon, Hannah Wilson, DeAirra Williams, Keira Chestnut, and Omachi Ijoma practicing their choreography in the Holy Cross dance studio during fall 2023. The team was rehearsing for one of their performances and made sure that they put their best foot forward, even at practices.

The AHC Hip-Hop Steppers

Kaela Edwards, Reporter February 27, 2024

The Holy Cross Step Team had a successful fall season performing at an all-school assembly, Open House, and the 2023 Winter Dance Concert. The team gave many students the opportunity to dance, have fun,...

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...

Dancers on the stage.

Adrenaline Dance Team

Kyra Flatley, Reporter October 21, 2022

The Adrenaline Dance Team is an exclusive opportunity for the best dancers at the Academy. It highlights the skills and expertise of the Academy’s dancers, and allows them to show off their skills during...

Best Buddies club members gather to make cupcakes together.

Baking with Buddies

Margot Baumrucker, Reporter October 19, 2022

Best Buddies is a very fun time.  It is a club for LOTAs with disabilities and people without disabilities.  On Wednesday, September 21, they had their first meeting of the year.  They...

people smiling

Yes, and…

Anna Jasinski, Reporter May 26, 2022

The end of the school day on Friday marks the end of another week for most LOTAs, but for members of the Improv Club, there is one more activity awaiting them in room 143. Improv is a form of theater where...

Community Through Kindness Rocks

Community Through Kindness Rocks

Meg Stone, Reporter March 9, 2022

What better way to demonstrate the love and community at a Catholic school than by dedicating a week to outwardly displaying kindness inside and outside school? Kindness in Action Week is a time for...

Girl playing guitar

Strumming Through the Semester

Elena Sunderman, Reporter March 7, 2022

Music is everywhere at The Academy; in Mass, classes, concerts, and clubs. One musical club is the Guitar and Ukulele Club. The club has been at Holy Cross for several years and has been home to the musicians...

Student Holding Signs

LOTAs 4 Life

Isabella Grijalba, Reporter March 1, 2022

Many students and teachers in the LOTAs for Life club prepared to march in Washington, DC, for the March for Life in January. The school and the LOTAs for Life have been going for many years but with the...

People working at club fair

Clubs? In A Pandemic?

Anna Jasinski February 14, 2022

The arrival of January brought a new semester to Holy Cross, but along with the returning LOTAs came the newest variant of Covid-19, Omicron. With the new variant came a list of new safety precautions...

Improv Club performances are held on the Holy Cross stage.

Improv Club

Abby Gehres, Reporter December 11, 2020

At Holy Cross, Improv Club has been happening for a long time, and students have especially been enjoying it during the pandemic. In the club, girls prepare for shows, play games, and talk about plays...

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