May 122015

9th Grade and Middle School Supply Lists for 2015-2016 School Year

To download a PDF version of the Middle School Supply list, please click here: Middle School Supply List

Middle School Expectations:

  • Always be prepared and on time to class
    • Be respectful and courteous
      • Take care of each other
        • Always have your planners
        • Remember to follow-up with your teachers

English/Literary Composition:

  • Holy Cross planner
  • 1 three-ring, 2-inch binder
    • college-ruled paper
      • package of five dividers
      • TWO composition notebooks (college-ruled, 100 sheets}
        • mechanical pencils or blue/black pens
        • colored pencils
          • a package of 3×5 index cards (white, 100 count)
            • Post-its
            • tissues
          • book cover (optional)
          • Clorox wipes (optional)

*Please be sure to replenish your supply of paper and pencils/pens throughout the year.

*Write your name on your planner, binder, and notebooks. Put your dividers and paper in your binder. I will collect index cards, Post-its, tissues, and Clorox wipes.

Math Supply List:

  • Holy Cross Planner
  • 1.5 inch 3 ring binder
  • l pack of 5 subject dividers (the plastic ones preferably).
  • 10 plastic sheet protector covers
  • Wide ruled loose notebook paper and graph paper
  • # 2 pencils  ·
  • 1 red pen and 1 yellow highlighter
  • 1 protractor, compass, and scissors
  • 12 count color pencils’
  • 1 box of Kleenex
  • 1 -anti-bacterial hand wipes
  • 4 pack of AAA batteries

Social Studies

  • Holy Cross Planner
  • 1 inch 3 ring binder with pockets, solid color
  • Folder with Brads and Pockets, solid color same as binder Tb dividers (pack of 5)
  • Colored Pencils
    • Notebook Paper (College Ruled) Black Ink Pens
    • Highlighters
    • 3×5 Index Cards (lined)
    • Three-ring binder hole punch (optional)


  • All grades must also have their Holy Cross Planner
  • 6th grade -2 BLUE COVER spiral notebooks 70-80 pages each
    • 1 BLUE folder
    • pens or mechanical pencils
    • 1 bottle of hand sanitizer, 1- 12 count color pencils
    • 7th grade
      • 2 GREEN COVER spiral notebooks 70-80 pages each
      • 1 GREEN folder           .
      • pens or mechanical pencils
      • 1 container Clorox wipes,  1- 12 count color pencils
      • 8th grade
        • 2 YELLOW OR ORANGE COVER spiral notebooks 70-80 pages each
        • 1 YELLOW or ORANGE folder
        • pens or mechanical pencils
        • 1  box of tissues, 1- 12 count color pencils


  • -Holy Cross Planner
  • 3-Ring Binder 1 in
  • Black/Blue Ink Pens
  • Glue Stick
  • Loose-leaf
  • Paper Pencils
  • Colored Pencils
  • Dividers
  • Highlighters
  • Crayons
  • 1  Box of Tissues
  • Scissors Red pen
  • 1 Paper Towel Roll
  • Cloth book cover
  • 1 bottle Hand Sanitizer
  • 2 packs of construction paper (Multi-Colored)

To download a PDF version of the 9th Grade Supply list, please click here: 9th Grade Supply List

Holy Cross of San Antonio Freshman Class Supply List

Fine Arts

1.  1 subject spiral notebook

2.  1 pack of colored pencils

3.  1 pack of pencils

4.  1 pack of blue/black pens

  1. 1box of tissues

(The supplies below can be purchased now but will not be needed on the. first day class)   ·

  1. 1   pair of scissors
  2. 1   glue stick

8.  1 set of acrylic paints-You may purchase  the set or individual tubes of paint (red.  blue. yellow. white and black)

9.  3 16X20 canvas

  1. 1set of paint brushes
    1. 1roll of paper towels


1. 1 box of tissues (any size)

2.  4 spirals (any color)

3. 2 black and white composition notebook

4. 1 package of index cards

5.  2 packages of post it notes (any color)

6. 2 Scotch tape dispensers

7.  Blue/Black, red pens

8.  Highlighters (any color)

Algebra 1

1.  1″ 3-Ring Binder for notes, handouts, returned assignments, etc.

2.  Binder dividers

3.  Book cover

4. Loose leaf notebook paper

5. Graph paper

6. Pencils/ Eraser

7. 6 inch ruler

8.  glue stick

9.  1 box of tissues

9. Scientific calculator * (see below)

*You are not required to buy a graphing calculator for this course; however, purchasing a Tl-83, Tl-83+ or Tl-84 might be a good investment for future math classes. A scientific calculator will be used throughout the course.


  1. 1 box of Kleenex
  2. 1 bottle of Clorox Wipes
  3. 1 bottle of hand sanitizer

4.  1 sharpener

5.  1 bottle of Alcohol

6.  1 box of gloves

7.  1 roll of paper towels

8.  1 pack of note cards

9.  1 spiral notebook

10.  Paper

11. Pen/pencil

12. Colored pencils

13. Glue >

14. Small pack of construction paper

World Geography

1. 3 Ring notebook(solid rings}

2.  Dividers

3.  Yellow Highlighters

4. Blue or Black Pens

5. #2 Pencils

6.  Color Pencils

7.  1 Box of tissues


  1. Binder 1.5 inch
  2. Binder Dividers (5 tabs)
  3. Writing Utensils (Pencils I Pens)
  4. 1 pack of loose leaf paper
  5. 1 Box of tissues

Acoustic Night 2015 in Photos

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May 112015

The largest crowd in the history of Acoustic Night enjoyed a night of music and fun. Congratulations to Mr. Don Marengo, Mr David Gracia, and Mr Mickey Pena for organizing this wonderful showcase of Holy Cross student talent!

May 112015

8th Grade and Senior Final Schedule

Eighth Grade and Senior students will take their semester final exams on Thursday, May 14th and Friday, May 15th.  Exams will be administered for periods 4, 5, 6, and 7 on Thursday and on Friday; exams will be administered for periods 1, 2, and 3.

*8th Grade final Grades are due on Friday, May 15th at 4:00 pm.

*Senior final grades are due on Monday, May 18th at 3:00 pm.

May 112015



An informational meeting regarding Band for all interested and returning Band/Flag Members for the 2015-2016 school year will be tomorrow, Tuesday, May 12th at 6:30 p.m. in the Band Hall.

**Information about summer band camp will be given out as well.

Thank you!

May 112015

Hello Holy Cross Family,

As many of you have heard, we are entering our Gala planning season. This year our President’s Blue & Gold Gala is Saturday, September 19th at the JW Marriott. In order to make this event a success we are needing your help.

On Tuesday, May 12th @ 6:00pm we will be having a general meeting to discuss specific needs for the gala, as well as the involvement of the various committees. This meeting will be held in the school library. We looking forward to seeing you!!

The key to our success rests in the people like you,

who embody the spirit of greatness by saying, “Yes I can, and so can you!”

President’s Blue & Gold Gala General Meeting

Tuesday, May 12th @ 6:00pm

In the HC Library

Thank you all for your continued support here at Holy Cross!!!

May 112015

Coffee with the Principal will be held on Wednesday, 5/13.

Join Holy Cross Principal, Mr. Galindo for Coffee and Pastries in Room 8 at 7:30-8:00 a.m.

Share with him what you love about Holy Cross, how you want to see our school grow, and ask him those questions that always seem to slip your mind when you see him.

Please feel free to send your questions and comments to Mr. Martinez at

We look forward to seeing you there!

May 082015

Holy Cross of San Antonio is pleased to announce that the Charity Ball Association has selected our school to be the recipients of a grant in the amount of $50,000 for classroom technology!

** A big THANK YOU to the Office of Institutional Advancement & Enrollment for their hard work on this project!

Please view the Charity Ball Association Website, HERE.