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Christmas Fayre

May I thank and congratulate all staff who were involved in planning, organising, contributing or taking part in any way in our Christmas Fayre on Saturday 30th November.

The event was quite simply an outstanding success. Special thanks must obviously go to Mrs Sneddon who co-ordinated the monumental efforts of staff and our Parent Council, producing a team effort which resulted in such a fantastic day for our school community.

Our young people too, did a tremendous job before, during and after the event in variety of ways to ensure the success of the day.

To our office staff, who were once again in force, making a tremendous contribution throughout the day; and, of course, our janitorial staff, a.k.a. Santa and his elf!

Finally, to all members of the Holy Cross High School, School Community who put in so many hours of work prior to the Fayre taking place; and also giving up their time on Saturday morning. And a special thanks to all our visitors who came along and gave so generously to this event.

We raised more than £4,000.

Many thanks to you all.

 

 
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We have received a letter of thanks for the money raised for our ‘sponsor a kitchen project ‘in Malawi.  The total sum of £8432.87 raised from our Fashion Shows will be used to build a kitchen for Khola primary School, Blantyre in Southern Malawi which houses 1100 children.  The money will pay for building and equipping a full sized kitchen where volunteers will be able to cook Likuni Phala (the local dish) every day for the children there.

The kitchen will be a brick built building consisting of 1 main cooking area with 2 small locked storerooms.  One is for the firewood for the stoves and the other is for food and utensils.  The kitchen will also be used as a classroom when cooking is finished.

We were given the opportunity to choose the wording for the Kitchen sign which will be on the outside of the building.  Our 6th years decided on the following:

 

 
 

‘ We’re all in this together’

donated by your Scottish friends from Holy Cross High School Hamilton.

Once the kitchen is built we will receive an indepth report on our school, outlining the enrolment, local community, and effect of Mary’s Meals on the school.  It will also be’ jam packed’ with lovely photos of the children.

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Once again our young people in S4, S5 and S6 produced a tremendous set of SQA Examination results, gaining just reward for all of their hard work and effort. Indeed, the results achieved by our young people in S5 for Higher Grades, were the best results ever achieved in Holy Cross High School. Not to be outdone, our young people in S4 maintained the highest ever scores achieved last session.

A truly outstanding performance by our truly outstanding students!

 
       
 

ST ANDREW'S HOSPICE 6K FUN RUN

Once again, our 6th Year pupils will be 'fun running' on Sunday the 22nd of September around Strathclyde Country Park to raise funds for St Andrew's Hospice. Please support their efforts by sponsoring them for this worthwhile cause. The final total raised last year for St Andrew's Hospice was a fantastic £2,604.83. 

Lets hope to do even better this time around.

 

   

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Holy Cross is a catholic and comprehensive

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  • create a climate of compassion and support based on Christian values
  • promote an active partnership involving home, school and parish
  • provide opportunities for everyone to grow in faith
  • encourage all members of the school community to hold each other in high regard
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6 Year Comprehensive Catholic Co-educational

Area served: Hamilton, Bothwell, Uddingston, Larkhall, Strathaven

Roll 1100

Annual intake: 200 each year

 
   
 

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01698 543450
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01698 543451
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51 New Park St, Hamilton,ML3 OBN
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