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Art Club

Art Club meets every Wednesday from 2:30-4:00 in the Art room. The Art Club works on various projec​ts that support many different activities at HCC. We paint the banners that you see displayed in the front foyer, plan and create the environment for school masses, enhance the visuals for special events such as the fashion show or drama productions, curate and​ install arts displays in the student gallery and around the school and much, much more.​

HCTV - Holy Cross Television

​A co-curricular club that produces bi-weekly variety-show-style broadcasts and presentat​​ions. The group of student writers, producers, on-air personalities, editors and artists support most Holy Cross programs by producing entertaining and informative content in the video format.​

​Book Club

HOPE Club

Helping Other People Experience Social Justice is the mission of this club. Students meet once a week to discuss and plan school events that support and promote the well being of all students at HCC. Over the past year this group has supported the SCPP Popcorn program and organized a Relay for Life in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.

​Chess Club

Members of the HCC Chess club meet daily at lunch to practice and learn how to improve their chess game. Students participate in four annual high school chess tournaments throughout LDCSB and TVDSB.

We host our own chess tournament in May to crown an HCC chess champion.

Knit Wits

​The Knitting Club offers an opportunity for students to learn the craft of knitting​, as well as other yarn crafts such as crochet and loom-knitting. All equipment and materials are supplied to members, and instruction is provided by the club leaders.​​ We meet every Thursday at lunch.

Click here to access the Knit Wits page for tips, instructions and links!

​​Enviro Club​

​The Enviro Club takes care of recycling at HCC. We also enter the Classroom Energy Diet Contest each year by creating a video to encourage being energy efficient. This year the club purchased "snake plants" which are excellent filters of polluted air and have distributed them to all HCC classes.

L.I.N.C.

The Loving, Inclusive, Non-judgmental Christ-centered group (LINC) strives to promote acceptance and equality in our school community. With this group, we hope to create a peaceful learning environment and raise awareness for mental and physic​al challenges, sexual orientation and gender and racial inequality. We believe that everyone has the right to belong in the community, and that no one should be ostracized because of who they are. We are all children of God, created in His image, called to love and accept everyone.​

Click here for more information about L.I.N.C.

​Fishing Club

​​​​Mathletes

​​Mathletes meet weekly on Tuesdays at lunch in Room 210. We work through a variety of interesting and challenging math problems to prepare for math contests in the spring. This year, for the first time, we competed in a team contest which was a lot of fun!

Chaplaincy Team

The Chaplaincy Team meets every Wednesday at lunch. We are a group who get together to live out God's call to build community based on the principles of love and service to others. Everyone is always welcome!

Nintendo WiiU Club

Members of the Nintendo WiiU Club enjoy playing classic Mario Bros and Pokemon games over lunch. Students will bring in their own NDS and have epic multiplayer battles with friends.

​HCC Choir

The HCC Choir performs music for Holy Cross Masses, concerts and assemblies. Repertoire ranges from Renaissance pieces in Latin to show tunes, classic pop music and everything in between.


Prom Committee

​The Prom Committee meets on Thursdays at lunch in Room 205 to plan for the upcoming 2016 Prom. This year we have a phenome​nal prom committee!! Their hard work, energy and enthusiasm are very much appreciated and do not go unnoticed. From fundraising to organizing Prom Day, these members have been dedicated and reliable. Prom 2016 looks to be a wonderful celebration and we are very much looking forward to celebrating with you on Friday, May 27th!

​HCC Concert Band

​The HCC Concert Band is a symphonic ensemble that performs art music, film scores, Broadway and pop. The largest ensemble at HCC includes percussion, wind and string instruments. They perform at HCC events and tour local community venues.

​Tech Club

​​​Students interested in transportation can join the Tech Club. They can get extra help, finish their projects, work on their own vehicle or just hang out!​


HCC Jazz Band

​​The HCC Jazz Band is a traditional big band format ensemble featuring classic jazz music of the 20th century to today's pop hits. This band features trumpets, trombones, saxophones, piano, bass and drums, and demonstrates improvisation and solo performances with a group. They perform at Holy Cross concerts and assemblies and tour local venues supporting the community.​​

​​Yearbook

​A co-curricular club that produces the annual HCC yearbook. Students learn about graphic design, photography, desktop publishing and project management while building the yearbook and other HCC graphic project.​​​​​​​​