Welcome New Students & Families

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As your family joins the Holy Cross community, you may have questions. The Admissions Office is available for you. Please don't hesitate to contact us.

 

Jordyn Brock

Assistant Director of Admissions, Coordinator of Diversity, Inclusion, and Access

Emma Hart

Director of Admissions


Frequently Asked Questions!

Uniforms

Flynn O’Hara stores are currently open, but please keep in mind shipping could be delayed. Please consider purchasing school uniform items sooner than later, especially to take advantage of Flynn O'Hara discounts.

Sign up for their updates to stay in the loop, find the uniform options by searching Academy of The Holy Cross in the "find your school option"

The Holy Cross uniform includes:

  • Gray skirt or tailored gray pants
  • Dark purple, lavender or white polo shirt (short- or long-sleeved); a white collared oxford shirt or white turtleneck
  • Sneakers or low solid-colored closed-toed and full backed leather shoes
  • Optional zip-up dark gray fleece jacket, dark gray quarter-zip, or an optional sleeveless gray vest.

Zip ups and other uniform approved sweatshirts can be purchased from the Tartan shop!

Flynn O'Hara MD locations: 
Loehmann's Plaza
5210 Randolph Road
Rockville, MD 2085
(301) 838-8958

Lanham Crossing Center
8807 Annapolis Road
Lanham, MD 20706
(240) 764-4545

Class of 2025, save the dates!

Freshman Retreat!

Wednesday, August 25

 Time: TBD

Join other members of the 2025 class during freshman retreat! This is a day full of fun and games as you get to know the other incoming students!

Stay tuned for further details

 

 

Class of 2025 Orientation

Thursday, August 26 & 27

Time: TBD

Over the span of 2 days, incoming freshman will be introduced to their advisory groups, the counseling department, the admissions office, athletics, campus ministry and more! Students will also have the opportunity to meet with current students to ask any questions! 

 

Class of 2025: Pre-Academy Summer Seminar (PASS)

ON CAMPUS

AUGUST 16 - 20 • 9:00 AM-12:00 NOON

For Holy Cross incoming Class of 2025 students only.

FREE

Pre-Academy Summer Seminar (PASS): This FREE seminar invites all Class of 2025 to campus for a week-long experience where students will meet teachers, socialize with their classmates and become familiar with campus. Time will be spent learning the administrative and instructional technology used at Holy Cross and engaging in reading, writing, math, technology, art and music activities. 

For information contact John Sullivan at jsullivan@academyoftheholycross.org.

Register Here

Summer Opportunities

For-Credit Courses

The class of 2025 can register for the following courses:

  • Geography

  • Health

Please note: As class capacities are reached we will remove the option to register.

Please contact Kit Mathews, (301) 929-6457, with any questions.

Register Here!

 

Tartan Sports Camps

Information on sports offered this summer can be found using the link below!

The camps include: 

Field Hockey, Volleyball,  

Basketball, Softball, and Field Hockey Goalie Camp

Register Here!

 

Essential Summer Information

Let's Connect! Accepted Students

Hi there! Want to get connected to current Holy Cross students and the future Class of 2025? Drop your contact information below. 

Reach out to admissions@academyoftheholycross.org with any questions now or in the future.

This could include cell phone, email, social. Provide as many as you'd like.

We can't wait to welcome you into our community.

This page will continue to be updated with new information for our new families. Please check back often!


 

 

Get Your Purple On!

In Their Own Words

Holy Cross was the perfect decision for me.

The all-girls environment has opened so many doors. The variety of classes I’ve taken over the past four years guided and prepared me. The relationships that I have built with peers and teachers have led me to finding my voice and participating in positions of leadership in and outside the classroom. – Sam’21


Through my time at the Academy, I’ve had the chance

to make new friends, try new sports and be a class leader by serving on the Honor Board. I’ve always felt accepted, happy and welcomed by my classmates, and I hope that you feel that way too! – Mira '21


As I look back on my four years at the Academy,

I think about how much I have grown as a person. I came into my first day of freshman year as a shy, quiet girl, but now, I am strong and courageous and getting ready to graduate as an empowered girl who can speak up for herself, and advocate for others. The supportive community we have here at Holy Cross has taught me to be brave and caring for others. Among the students, the teachers, and everyone in our community, there is a place for you to feel accepted. Holy Cross has prepared me well, and I am ready to go out into the world to make a difference. Now, it is your time to come along on this journey to becoming an empowered Holy Cross girl. – Dani '21


Becoming a Holy Cross girl helped me grow

into the confident young woman I am today. The all-girl school environment gave me endless support day after day and enabled me to feel comfortable asking questions, to see that my interests and opportunities are limitless, and to always take on new challenges. Holy Cross is a school that makes sure every girl feels accepted and special from the moment you walk through the door. Each person in the community cares about you and knows your name. I know that Holy Cross will forever be my second home and because the Holy Cross community encouraged me to dream big that I will achieve my goals as I go on to college and take the next steps toward my future. – Caroline '21