High School Supplement 2017

Holy Cross High School

Opening the Doors to Young Women Next Fall

Holy Cross High School is a Catholic college preparatory school in Flushing that educates the hearts and minds of young people following the educational and spiritual vision of Blessed Father Basil Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross.

In the spring of 2017, Holy Cross High School enhanced its mission by announcing the decision to move to co-education. This fall, young women can apply to be part of the entering the freshman class in September 2018.

The mission to educate young people in the Holy Cross tradition of the Catholic faith and to prepare them for future life situations remains as important today as it did when the school first opened in 1955.

Challenging Curriculum

Holy Cross High School is dedicated to providing a challenging college preparatory education aligned with state and national criteria through various academic programs. Recently, Holy Cross received a gift of $1 million from an alumnus for enhancements to the STREAM (science, theology, robotics, engineering, arts and mathematics) curriculum, which ensures the school remains on the forefront of education.

The professional faculty and staff at Holy Cross are well experienced and adept at implementing educational practices and techniques designed to meet each student’s individual learning style.

With over 50 electives and 25 advanced placement and honors courses, Holy Cross offers an inspiring selection of classes to spark new interests and allow students to carve a personalized career path from pre-med, computer science and engineering. International travel is an exceptional way for students to apply the concepts they discuss on campus to their real-world experiences. A great number of Holy Cross students compete in interscholastic sports.

As an integral part of the total education process, the athletic program is significant to the personal growth and development of students. Athletes learn about health and wellness, sportsmanship, teamwork and perseverance as they strive for victory. Holy Cross also has a strong alumni network offering invaluable guidance to students as they explore college choices.

 

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