The expectations and philosophy of parents or guardians enrolling their child(ren) in Holy Cross Lutheran School should coincide with the principles of Holy Cross Lutheran School. When home and school form a team, the child receives the best possible education.
Parent or guardian behaviors that support the educational objectives of Holy Cross Lutheran School include:
- Regular attendance in worship
- Prayer for the church and its educational ministries
- Support of the efforts of the entire teaching staff through encouraging trust and respect for the authority
- of the teacher.
- Involvement in and support of the Parent-Teacher League (P.T.L)
- Support of school-sponsored activities, programs and fund-raising initiatives
- Encouragement of their children to take responsibility for their actions and efforts.
- Monitoring and concern by the parents of their children’s progress in school
- Fulfillment of their financial commitment to the school.
- Following of the parental code of conduct and expectation as printed in the Parent-Student handbook.
Holy Cross Lutheran Christian Day School admits and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, and athletic and other school-administered programs. The education program shall foster knowledge of and respect and appreciation for the historical, contemporary, and Christian contributions to society of diverse cultural groups. It shall provide equal education opportunity to both sexes. Holy Cross Lutheran Christian Day School offers equal opportunities in its co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and organizations to both boys and girls.
Holy Cross has zero tolerance for bullying of any kind including verbal, physical, social and cyber-bullying. All Holy Cross students are expected to report any type of bullying that they witness or experience to a teacher or the Principal immediately.
Verbal: Verbal bullying is when someone is called names, threatened and made to feel bad.
Physical: Physical bullying is when someone is hit, punched, pushed or has their personal items taken, defaced or hid, or any other kind of physical, aggressive contact.
Social: Social bullying is when someone is left out of games, deliberately ignored, has negative gossip or comments spread about them and made to feel like an outsider.
Cyber: This type of bullying can be written bullying in internet chat rooms, online, instant messaging, texting and on social media sites such as face-book. Please see “Acceptable Use of Technology” for further information.