2019-2020 Parish Theme:
Live by the Spirit, Walk by the Spirit
Final Daily Announcements for the school year

Daily Announcements:
-Today is my last day for daily announcements. I'll miss this as part of my workday routine. Thank you to all the families that made the announcements part of their morning routine.

-I'm excited to announce our PTO Officers for the 2020-2021 school year. Thank you in advance to this talented group that will do great things for our school in the coming year.

President - Wendy Roche
Vice President - Angela Murphy
Secretary - Dawn Mauro
Treasurer - Jennifer Bridy
Members at Large : Susan Hamann, Belinda Leonen, Marlene McDonald, Susana Garcia-Torres

-Powerschool is offline while teachers complete student grades and comments for the trimester. We'll notify families when the system is active again.

-We hope that everyone that who visited campus yesterday enjoyed an ice cream treat and a chance to say hello to the faculty and staff. It was a joy for us to welcome our students back on campus! We look forward to seeing the rest of our students to campus today and celebrate our 8th graders.

-I hope that everyone can view the end-of-year Mass and graduation on Friday at 7:00 p.m. It can be viewed from the link for St. Mary's Facebook Page. Huge thanks to Fr. Mosimann for allowing graduation to take place at St. Mary's Church.

-There are upcoming VIRTUS trainings coming up via Zoom. See more info below in this message. The first session begins tomorrow.

-June 15 is the final day to order school yearbooks.

-St. Lucy's Food Drive is coming up on June 19. Please see the flyer below about how to participate.
Live Streaming Mass from St. Mary's
Join Mass each day at 9:00 a.m. and other prayer services throughout the day. Access the live stream and archived videos from the link below.

VIRTUS Sessions Available on Zoom
The Office of Child Protection and Safety is now offering the VIRTUS training through Zoom. If you plan to volunteer at the school, you will need to complete this class.  Individuals may now register with the following link:

Once registered, participants will be emailed separately with the Zoom information. Below are Online VIRTUS Sessions currently scheduled.

Wednesday June 10th at 1pm via Zoom in English
Monday June 15th at 5pm via Zoom in English
Wednesday June 17th at 1pm via Zoom in English
Thursday June 26th (time TBD) via Zoom in English
Saturday July 11th at 9:30am via Zoom in Spanish

Only 1 Week1 Left
to order your 2020 yearbook!

Our traditional events
& candids are captured in this year's book, in addition to a special Distance Learning tribute and surprise
recognition pages!

You don't want to miss it - Order by June 15th!!!

Personalization and "Year in Review" are both available again this year!

Looking Ahead - HCA Important Dates 
8 - 9: Book pick up/drop off for all HCA families
9: 8th grade drive-through recognition at 11:30 a.m.
9: Last day of distance learning - Have a wonderful summer!
10: No School - Professional Development Day
11: No School - Professional Development Day
12: 8th Grade Graduation & End of the Year School Mass 7:00 p.m.
15: School Yearbook Order Due
19: Catholic Charities Food Drive (see flyer above)
Mission Statement

At Holy Cross Academy, we are guided by the spirit of Saint Francis de Sales as we dedicate ourselves to: 

  • Create an atmosphere of prayer and reliance on our heavenly Father;
  • Spread the message of Jesus in our families and our community by treating all persons with respect and showing reverence for the gift of God in each one;
  • Build up the Spirit-filled faith community within Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish;
  • Serve those in need in our local community and in the Missions through an awareness of our global responsibility to all humanity;
  • Develop the whole child: spiritually, emotionally, academically and physically;
  • Promote academic excellence by challenging all our students to recognize their gifts and fulfill their God-given potential.

It's About the Children
Holy Cross Academy
250 Stafford Lakes Parkway  
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
Holy Cross Academy Preschool
1009 Stafford Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401