Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 37 – Show recorded 4/28/19

 Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of April 29th thru May 5th.

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Holy Cross Golf

  • Congratulations to seventh grader Stephen Faucheaux III, who qualified to represent Holy Cross in the LHSAA State Golf Tournament in Lafayette on Monday April 29 and Tuesday April 30. Best of luck to you, Stephen!.

Holy Cross Men’s Club Crawfish Boil

  • Saturday, May 11, 2019  12-5 p.m. 
  • Crawfish, Corn & Potatoes (1 Plate)
  • Pre-Purchase Online: (link: https://www.holycrosstigers.com/apps/form/MensClubCrawfish2019)
  • $10 in advance (online only)
  • $12 at the event.

Holy Cross Men’s Club City Park Night

  • Friday, May 10, 2019
  • 7-10 p.m.
  • Purchase Wristbands:(link: https://www.holycrosstigers.com/apps/form/MensClubCityPark2019)
  • $15 in advance (online only)
  • $20 at the gate
  • Pre-sales close May 10 at noon.
  • Pick up wrist bands at will-call at the gate..
  • upcoming events
  • Center Stage Thespian Night and Dinner 4/29
  • Tiger Award Presentation 4/30
  • Evening w/ Moreau-Prayer and Reflection 5/1
  • Rescheduled – 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Class Photos 5/2
  • Lady Tigers Social 5/2
  • Annual Spring (Pops) Band Concert 5/4
  • Men’s club crawfish boil 5/5
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st
  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 36 – Show recorded 4/21/19

 Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of April 22nd thru April 28th.

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Academic Games Team Headed to Nationals  

Saints Bring PLAY 60 Program to Middle School

  • upcoming events


  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 35 – Show recorded 4/14/19

Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of April 15th   thru April 21st .

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  • Holy Cross School Wins $10,000 Grand Prize in POWERADE “Power Your School” Contest
  • Holy Cross School was selected as a winner in the POWERADE “Power Your School” contest and received a $10,000 check from Coca-Cola today at a special awards ceremony. A group of students submitted a video, which won a $10,000 grand prize in the national contest.
  • Take a look at the amazing winning video here.
  • Holy Cross Announces Band Director Cameron Mayfield  
    • Holy Cross School has announced the hiring of Cameron Mayfield as its Tiger Band director for the 2019-2020 school year. Mayfield replaces Mike Orkus ’67 who is retiring in May after a 48-year career in Catholic education, including 28 years at Holy Cross.
    • A graduate of Northwestern State University, Mayfield has worked as a clinician with several bands throughout the New Orleans area and across the state and is a designer of custom marching shows for band programs all over the South. For the past three years, he has been the drill designer for the Holy Cross Tiger Band and has been present at summer band camps to give instruction on the competition shows that he has written for the group.
  • Seniors Inducted into Holy Cross Alumni Association
    • Our Class of 2019 celebrated a very special milestone today as they attended their senior luncheon where they were officially inducted into the Holy Cross Alumni Association.
    • Students were seated with alumni representing various decades, professions, universities and life vocations. It was a great opportunity for them to share with these soon-to-be graduates what Holy Cross has meant to them in their life’s journey.
  • Men’s Club annual crawfish boil
  • May 10th will be the fabulous and fun crawfish boil we will have the men’s club on the show also in the next few weeks to give you the details.
  • Holy Cross School Fishing Rodeo
    • We have a special interview with Stephen Breaux the chairman of the rodeo giving us all the insight on the event
  • upcoming events
  • Tiger Pride Month (Teacher Appreciation Week), 4/15-18
  • Varsity Baseball vs Curtis 4/15
  • Track-Catholic League Championships 4/16
  • Varsity Baseball vs. Curtis 4/18
  • Easter Holidays, 4/18-24
  • Alumni Association Meeting 4/25
  • Men’s club crawfish boil 5/5
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st
  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 34 – Show recorded 4/7/19

Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of April 8th   thru April 14th. We are back in the studio

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  • Holy Cross School Gala Celebrates a “Magical Night on the Bayou
  • Holy Cross School welcomed more than 600 parents, alumni and friends to its annual Gold and Blue Gala in the Holy Cross Student Center..
  • This year’s event was themed “A Magical Night on the Bayou” and featured delicious cuisine from 15 local restaurants and caterers, live music by Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters, and a silent, live and online auction
  • Proceeds from the event will benefit Holy Cross School’s mission of educating young men from grades pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.
  • A summer full of camps
    • Baseball Camp
      • Date: May 28-31, 2019.
    • Holy Cross Summer Science Camp
      • Date: July 1-3, July 8-9
    • Holy Cross Summer STEM Camp
      • Date: July 22 – 26, 2019
  • Holy Cross School Fishing Rodeo
    • The alumni association will hold its annual fishing rodeo at Hopedale Marina May 31st and June 1st.
    • Next week will have an interview with STEPHEN BREAUX who will give us all the details and inside scoop
  • Men’s Club annual crawfish boil
    • May 10th will be the fabulous and fun crawfish boil we will have the men’s club on the show also in the next few weeks to give you the details.
  • upcoming events
  • Tiger Pride Month (Service Week), 4/8-4/12
  • 12th Grade Parent Breakfast, 4/9
  • Varsity Baseball vs. St. Aug 4/9
  • Lacrosse @ Mandeville 4/9
  • ACT Aspire Testing (grades 3-9), 4/9,10 & /12
  • Varsity Baseball vs. Jesuit 4/11
  • Men’s Club Meeting 4/11
  • Holy Cross Wrestling Banquet 4/12
  • Senior Prom & Tiger Fest, 4/13
  • Tiger Pride Month (Teacher Appreciation Week), 4/15-18
  • Easter Holidays, 4/18-24
  • Men’s club crawfish boil 5/5
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st
  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 33 – Show recorded 3/31/19

Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of April 1st   thru April 7th. We are back in the studio

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Holy Cross congratulates Alvin R. Albe, Jr., a 1971 graduate, for his business and philanthropical achievements and we thank him for his significant contributions to Holy Cross School.

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  • Holy Cross Band Director Mike Orkus Announces Retirement Following 48 Years in Catholic Education  
  • Holy Cross School’s Tiger Band director Michael Orkus has announced his retirement at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. A 1967 graduate of Holy Cross, Orkus has served in Catholic education in the Archdiocese of New Orleans for 48 years.
  • Orkus spent 28 years at Holy Cross, where he has served as band director, dean of students, religion teacher, founder of the Tiger Cub Athletic Club program, and transportation director. In 2018 he returned to Holy Cross and led the Tiger Band in their appearance in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn., on New Year’s Eve. Orkus also directed the Holy Cross Tiger Band in its national TV performance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1981
  • Holy Cross School Fishing Rodeo
    • The alumni association will hold its annual fishing rodeo at Hopedale Marina May 31st and June 1st.
    • Get registered today so you can get into the Captains party, the weigh in and get a hold of those cool t-shirts
    • Tiger Talk is waiting to hear back about broadcasting the weigh in live and recording our show there….. hope to see all of you then
  • Holy Cross Mother Son Date Nights Two Events * Lots of Fun!

Pre-K Through 7th Grade April 5 – Dave & Buster’s

 8th-12th Grade April 6 – Deutsches Haus

  • upcoming events
  • Grandparents Day Mass (Grades 5-12), 4/2
  • TCAC basketball championship 4/3
  • 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Class Photos 4/4
  • Track-JV/Varsity-Chubby Marks Relays 4/5
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st
  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 32 – Show recorded 3/24/19

Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of March25th  thru April 1st . We are recording on site at Holy Cross City Park night

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  • Holy Cross School Fishing Rodeo
    • The alumni association will hold its annual fishing rodeo at Hopedale Marina May 31st and June 1st.
    • Get registered today so you can get into the Captains party, the weigh in and get a hold of those cool t-shirts
    • Tiger Talk is waiting to hear back about broadcasting the weigh in live and recording our show there….. hope to see all of you then
  • Senior Cade Martin was awarded Track MVP of the meet, with two first place finishes in the 800M run and the 1600M run. Our varsity team finished third overall with a total of 84 points
  • Holy Cross Mother Son Date Nights Two Events * Lots of Fun!

Pre-K Through 7th Grade April 5 – Dave & Buster’s

 8th-12th Grade April 6 – Deutsches Haus

  • Congratulations to our debate team on their success in the Louisiana District Tournament held this past weekend. Three students qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association’s national championship, and the team received third overall sweepstakes
  • upcoming events
  • Alumni Association Meeting, 3/28
  • Junior Prom, 3/29
  • Holy Cross Gala, 3/30
  • Grandparents Day Mass (Grades 5-12), 4/2
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina

May 31st thru June 1st

  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 31 – Show recorded 3/17/19

 Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of March18th  thru March 24th

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  • Blue and Gold Gala
  • Our 2019 Gala is coming up on Saturday, March 30. The event will feature entertainment by Rockin’ Dopsie Jr and the Zydeco Twisters, along with delicious cuisine from local restaurants, and a live and silent auction. Individual and couple tickets are still available
  • Holy Cross School Fishing Rodeo
  • The alumni association will hold its annual fishing rodeo at Hopedale Marina May 31st and June 1st.
    • Get registered today so you can get into into the Captains party, the weigh in and get a hold of those cool t-shirts
    • Tiger Talk is waiting to hear back about broadcasting the weigh in live and recording our show there….. hope to see all of you there
  • Holy Cross Soccer news
    •  We proud to announce that senior Josue Fuentes has committed to Delta State University! DSU competes in NCAA Division 2, is located in Cleveland, MS and is most famously the home of former HC soccer head coach, Luke Sheekey, who is head coach of their women’s team now
  • Holy Cross Mother Son Date Nights Two Events * Lots of Fun!

Pre-K Through 7th Grade April 5 – Dave & Buster’s

 8th-12th Grade April 6 – Deutsches Haus

  • HC basketball news
    • Congratulations to Senior Guards Jason Chan and Kalil Thomas for being named to the 2019 Clarion Herald Elite Team!

Pre-K Through 7th Grade April 5 – Dave & Buster’s

 8th-12th Grade April 6 – Deutsches Haus

  • City Park Night, March 23

We have our tickets and will be recording from the park come join us

  • upcoming events
  • Mass & St. Joseph’s Altar, 3/19
  • Evening with Moreau, 3/20
  • Lady Tigers, 3/21
  • City Park Night 3/23
  • Alumni Association Meeting, 3/28
  • Junior Prom, 3/29
  • Holy Cross Gala, 3/30
  • Grandparents Day Mass (Grades 5-12), 4/2
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st
  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 30 – Show recorded 3/10/19

 Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of March11th  thru March 17th

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  • Holy Cross Baseball
  • 3/2 HC 6 – Ruston 8
  • 3/7 HC 16 – Newman 6
    • 3/8 HC 2 – E.D. White 10
  • City Park Night, March 23
    • Wristbands for Holy Cross City Park Night may be purchased either through your SMART Tuition account for $15/each or at the gate on the night of the event for $20. If you purchase your wristbands online, you will receive a confirmation email and the wristbands will be distributed to the students the week of the event.
  • St. Joseph Altar
    • We will celebrate our patron saint’s feast day, March 19, with a traditional St. Joseph’s Altar.  This tradition began in the Middle Ages in gratitude to St. Joseph for answering prayers for deliverance from famine. The students will learn about the symbols and traditions of the St. Joseph Altar in Religion class. 
    • The school is looking for volunteers to assist with the alter for more information please contact the Mission office
  • upcoming events
  • Bowling Match vs Brother Martin 3/11
  • Bowling Match vs Pearl River 3/12
  • Varsity Baseball vs. Dutchtown 3/12
  • Men’s Club, 3/14
  • Track-Varsity Only-Chalmette Relays 3/15
  • Crescent Tiger Throwdown, 3/15
  • USA Folkstyle Wrestling Tournament 3/16
  • Mass & St. Joseph’s Altar, 3/19
  • Evening with Moreau, 3/20
  • Lady Tigers, 3/21
  • Alumni Association Meeting, 3/28
  • Junior Prom, 3/29
  • Holy Cross Gala, 3/30
  • Grandparents Day Mass (Grades 5-12), 4/2
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina

May 31st thru June 1st

  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 29 – Show recorded 3/2/19

Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of March4th  thru March 10th on the parade rout on St Charles Ave.

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  • Holy Cross Baseball
    • In a string of four games in the last week Holy Cross baseball splits with 2 wins and two losses. They need your support everyone so get to those games.
  • City Park Night, March 23
    • Wristbands for Holy Cross City Park Night may be purchased either through your SMART Tuition account for $15/each or at the gate on the night of the event for $20. If you purchase your wristbands online, you will receive a confirmation email and the wristbands will be distributed to the students the week of the event.
  • St. Joseph Altar
    • We will celebrate our patron saint’s feast day, March 19, with a traditional St. Joseph’s Altar.  This tradition began in the Middle Ages in gratitude to St. Joseph for answering prayers for deliverance from famine. The students will learn about the symbols and traditions of the St. Joseph Altar in Religion class. 
    • The school is looking for volunteers to assist with the alter for more information please contact the Mission office
  • HC Basketball update  

Tigers fall 60-57 to Brother Martin in the plat-offs

In a quote from Chrisn The season did not end as we hoped, but overall this year was magical.  Good luck to the seniors moving on and to those players returning next year.  The foundation has been set

  • upcoming events
  • Men’s Club, 3/14
  • Crescent Tiger Throwdown, 3/15
  • Mass & St. Joseph’s Altar, 3/19
  • Evening with Moreau, 3/20
  • Lady Tigers, 3/21
  • City Park Night, 3/23
  • Alumni Association Meeting, 3/28
  • Junior Prom, 3/29
  • Holy Cross Gala, 3/30
  • Grandparents Day Mass (Grades 5-12), 4/2
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st
  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 28 – Show recorded 2/24/19

 Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of Feb 25th  thru March 3rd The first week of carnival season

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  • Holy Cross School Names Andy Cannizaro Head Varsity Baseball Coach for 2019-2020
    • Cannizaro is a former Major League Baseball infielder and was head baseball coach for Mississippi State University. He played college baseball for the Tulane Green Wave and was drafted by the Yankees in the seventh round of the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft. In 2014, Cannizaro was named hitting coach and recruiting coordinator at LSU and then went on to serve as head coach for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
    • Trey Guillot ’95 assumed the role of interim head coach in November, replacing former coach Cass Hargis for the 2018-2019 season. Guillot, who is a vital part of the administrative team serving in enrollment management, will also continue in his role as director of baseball operations for the school’s fifth through twelfth grade baseball program.
  • Full STEaM Ahead! Middle School STEM Club
  • through the generous support of a grant from the Terracon foundation, the Holy Cross Science Department will pilot a new STEM club for middle school students. This club will focus on building the skills that students need to succeed in the STEM-oriented career of engineering.  Students will work in groups with an engineering mentor to design, build, and test a product that solves a real-world problem. The club will be open to a maximum of 24 students and will meet after school on Wednesdays or Thursdays, from 3:00-4:30, beginning the week of March 11; it will also require one Saturday commitment in April. Because the school anticipate demand to be high, there is a short application that they are asking interested students to complete and turn in to Marie Hooper by Wednesday, February 27 at 3:00 p.m. Applicants will be notified on Friday, February 29, if they are accepted into the club.  Please email Marie Hooper or Katherine Schilling with questions.
  • City Park Night, March 23
    • Wristbands for Holy Cross City Park Night may be purchased either through your SMART Tuition account for $15/each or at the gate on the night of the event for $20. If you purchase your wristbands online, you will receive a confirmation email and the wristbands will be distributed to the students the week of the event.
  • Band Marching Mardi Gras Parades
    • Our Tiger Band will be marching in several Mardi Gras Parades. We hope you will get a chance to come out and see them perform.
      • Krewe of Hermes – Friday, March 1
      • Krewe of Thoth – Sunday, March 3
  • HC Basketball update  
    • The State Playoff Brackets Are Set Your Tigers enter the playoffs as the #3 seed and will host the winner of the  Rummel vs Brother Martin game. March 1st at Holy Cross….DONT MISS IT!!
    • Congratulations to Guards Jason Chan and Kalil Thomas for being named to the 2018-2019 All-District Team for your District Champion Tigers
  • Soccer update
    • Congratulations to our soccer team for bringing home the Division II State Championship for the second year in a row. We are so proud of Coach Matt and the whole team!
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  • upcoming events
  • School Mass, 2/19
  • 7th Grade Parent Meeting, 2/20
  • Lady Tigers, 2/21 was canceled
  • But Alumni Assoc will have their meeting
  • State VEX robotics championship 2/23
  • Mardi Gras Holidays, 3/4-3/8
  • Men’s Club, 3/14
  • Crescent Tiger Throwdown, 3/15
  • Mass & St. Joseph’s Altar, 3/19
  • Evening with Moreau, 3/20
  • Lady Tigers, 3/21
  • City Park Night, 3/23
  • Alumni Association Meeting, 3/28
  • Junior Prom, 3/29
  • Holy Cross Gala, 3/30
  • Grandparents Day Mass (Grades 5-12), 4/2
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st
  • CLOSING

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