Tiger Talk for 2/27/17 thru 3/5/17

Hello, welcome and enjoy all the News, events and more involving Holy Cross New Orleans.

  • Mardi Gras break All students off for the week……YEA!!
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  • News
    • Holy Cross Basketball
      • The varsity basketball team will be playing ________________ of Baton Rouge Mardi Gras night in the first game of the playoffs.
      • Thanks to our basketball field report Chris Kennedy (class of 91) and his son for keep us posted of the scores and highlights
  • Holy Cross Band performed in Nemesis and Thoth parades
    • The HC band looked amazing as they Marched in Fridays Nemesis and Saturdays Thoth Parades in New Orleans. Take a look at the website for pictures of them on St. Charles Ave. and here’s a sound bite of them getting the crowd into it.

 Students Take Home Awards in Science and Engineering Fair

  • Congratulations to our students who placed in the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair that was held last week at the University of New Orleans.
  • Receiving third place awards were:
    • Robert Schexnayder, “What Type of Drumstick Produces the Best Rebound Height?”
    • Matthew Manzelle, “Electric Dirt”
  • Receiving fourth place awards were:
    • Jared Brodtmann, “Living on a Dime: What Types of Bacteria are Living on your Money?”
    • Antonio Rivera, “Do Swimmers Have Larger Lung Capacities than Other Athletes?”
  • Make sure you go look at all the pics on the HOLYCROSSTIGERS.COM website in the news section.

 Cheerleading Tryouts Scheduled for March 13-14

  • Tryouts for the Holy Cross Cheerleading Team will take place March 13-14, 2017, from 4-7 p.m. at the Holy Cross Student Center. Girls attending all-girls Catholic high schools are eligible and must register online to participate in tryouts.
    • Complete information about the program can be found on via this link
  • Cole Clement Receives Appointment to United States Merchant Marine Academy
    • Congratulations to Holy Cross senior Cole Clement for his recent Appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy, located in Kings Point, New York. He received his nomination from Congressman Cedric Richmond,. Only four seats are available for Louisiana’s Congressional distribution to the Academy, and Cole has earned the privilege of this prestigious appointment.
  • Senior Ford Luscy Named National Merit Finalist
    • Holy Cross senior Ford Luscy, who has been named a National Merit Finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Ford is captain of the Holy Cross Swim Team and is also a member of the varsity Soccer Team. He is a Peer Minister and enjoys mentoring his younger Holy Cross brothers through retreats and peer ministry activities.

 events coming this week

M 2/27 Mardi Gras Holiday ALL WEEK
M 2/27 JV Baseball vs Central Baton Rouge 3:30 PM Central Baton Rouge
M 2/27 Varsity Baseball vs. Central (BR) 5:30 PM Central (BR)
T 2/28 Mardi Gras Day
w 3/1 Ash Wed
W 3/1 Freshmen Baseball vs. De La Salle 1:00 PM Holy Cross Park
W 3/1 Track and field Practice-All Athletes 2:45 PM HC Campus
W 3/1 JV Baseball vs De La Salle 3:00 PM Holy Cross Park
TH 3/2 Debate Tournament-New Orleans Catholic Forensic League Congress 3:00 PM De La Salle School
TH 3/2 Varsity Baseball vs. West Monroe 7:30 PM West Monroe
F 3/3 Debate Tournament-New Orleans Catholic League City Tournament 2:00 PM De La Salle
F 3/3 Varsity Baseball vs. Ouachita High School 3:15 PM St. Thomas More-Lafayette
F 3/3 Beau Chene Classic Golf Tournament 3:30 PM Beau Chene
SA 3/4 Beau Chene Classic Golf Tournament 12:00 AM Beau Chene
SA 3/4 Varsity Track and Field-“Rock-A-Chaw Relays”-Time TBD 12:00 AM St. Stanislaus School Bay St. Louis, MS
SA 3/4 Robotics: VEX State Championship 7:00 AM Huddle, Arena, Atrium
SA 3/4 Debate Tournament-New Orleans catholic League City Tournament 8:00 AM De La Salle
SA 3/4 Varsity Baseball vs. Ruston 2:30 PM Ruston
SU 3/5 Varsity Lacrosse vs. Dutchtown 12:00 PM Home Game-Muss Bertolino
SU 3/5 JV Lacrosse vs. Dutchtown High School 3:00 PM Home Game-Muss Bertolino
  • Parent Teacher Conference March 7th 4pm to 7pm
  • March 10th – 8th-10th Grade Semi-Formal Dance in the Holy Cross Café from 8 – 1
  • April 8th Sat – HC BBQ cook-off will be held… see the flyer on the HC website
  • April 22ndGold and Blue ‘Be our Guest” Gala at the Student Center starting at 7:30pm

Closing

  • Thanks to Darrell Christian (class of 85) for letting us record our show and enjoy the parades from his reviewing stand.
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Tiger Talk for 2/20/17 thru 2/26/17

News, events and more involving Holy Cross New Orleans

  •  News
    • Tiger soccer
      • Congratulations to the varsity soccer team for a great season. Even though they lost to Alexandria 3-2 we are very proud of the season successes they were able to accomplish.
    • Ethan Jones Named New Orleans Advocate’s Prep Soccer Player of the Week
      • Jones had a pair of assists in the Tigers’ second-round playoff victory over Riverdale. “He’s a junior and a leader on our team,” coach Matt Millet said. “He’s started and played in almost every minute of every game. He leads us in assists and takes all our set pieces to get the ball into the middle.”
    • Holy Cross Basketball
      • The JV basketball teams just beat Rummel on Tuesday the 14th 45-37.
      • Varsity wouldn’t be shown up and won their game against the Raiders 74 – 64
        • Thanks to Chris Kennedy (class of 91) and his son for keep us posted of the scores and highlights
      • Holy Cross Alumnus James Tabary Named MVP at McNeese
        • First year quarterback James Tabary was named MVP of McNeese State University football at Monday night’s banquet to honor the 2016 Cowboys.  Tabary also received the Tough as a Boot Award
          • Tornado Relief Collection Drive to Benefit Holy Cross Families
            • Holy Cross School held a collection drive on Friday, Feb. 17, during homeroom to assist those affected by last week’s tornado. Donations collected went to current Holy Cross families in need, and then to the greater New Orleans community. Together as one Holy Cross family, we make a difference! Thank you for your contributions.
      • Holy Cross Center Stage Damn Yankees Musical
          • Holy Cross Center Stage presented the musical Damn Yankees this past weekend in the Watson Family Theater. Under the direction of theater director Maria Baisier, It was a great performance.
          • Make sure you listen to the sound bites in the show.
      • Continued Prayer Request for Holy Cross Students
          • Please keep Holy Cross students Collin Berg, who had a kidney transplant last week Cole Barrett who is battling cancer are in need of our prayers and support.
      • Parent Teacher ConferenceMarch 7th 4pm to 7pm
      • March 10th – 8th-10th Grade Semi-Formal Dance in the Holy Cross Café from 8 – 1
      • April 8th Sat – HC BBQ cookoff will be held… 
      • April 22ndBe our Guest Gala at the Student Center starting at 7:30pm

events coming this week

M 2/20 National Honor Society Meeting 2:30 PM 3:00 PM Student Center Huddle
M 2/20 Football Lift-a-Ton for 2017-2018 Freshmen and Juniors-Bench 2:45 PM 4:30 PM Weight Room
M 2/20 TCAC Basketball 2:50 PM 4:15 PM Student Center Arena
M 2/20 Track and Field-Practice- All Athletes 3:00 PM 4:00 PM City Park
M 2/20 Golf Match vs. Newman 3:30 PM 4:30 PM Lakewood
M 2/20 Varsity Baseball vs. Zachary 3:30 PM 5:00 PM Holy Cross Park
M 2/20 Damn Yankees 7:30 PM 9:00 PM Watson Family Theater
T 2/21 Dream Big with UNO-8th Grade Science Honors 12:00 PM 2:10 PM UNO
T 2/21 Football Lift-a-Ton 2017-2018 Sophomores and Seniors-Bench 2:45 PM 4:30 PM Weight Room
T 2/21 TCAC Basketball 2:50 PM 4:15 PM Student Center Arena
T 2/21 Track and Field-Discus and Javelin 3:00 PM 4:00 PM City Park-Scout Island
T 2/21 Holy Cross Band Solo and Ensemble Night 6:00 PM 7:30 PM Watson Family Theater
W 2/22 Senior Over Night Retreat 8:15 AM 2:15 PM Watson Family Theater / Camp Abbey, Covington
W 2/22 Football Lift-a-Ton 2017-2018 Freshmen and Sophomores-Squat 2:45 PM 4:30 PM Weight Room
W 2/22 TCAC Basketball 2:50 PM 4:15 PM Student Center Arena
TH 2/23 Football Lift-a-Ton 2017-2018 Juniors and Seniors-Squat 2:45 PM 4:30 PM Weight Room
TH 2/23 Track and Field-Discus and Javelin 3:00 PM 4:00 PM Scout ISland-City Park
TH 2/23 varsity Bowling vs. Chalmette 3:25 PM 5:30 PM Bowling USA-Slidell
F 2/24 Senior Parade 1:45 PM 2:15 PM Main Campus
F 2/24 Track and Field-Shot Put 2:45 PM 3:45 PM Cabrini

 

F 2/24 Football Lift-a-Ton Power Clean and Forty-All Grades 2:45 PM 4:30 PM Weight Room
F 2/24 Varsity Baseball vs. Parkview Baptist 4:00 PM 5:30 PM Dutchtown
F 2/24 Band Parade-Hermes 5:00 PM 5:30 PM Hermes Parade Route
F 2/24 Varsity Baseball vs. Dutchtown 6:30 PM 8:00 PM dutchtown
F 2/24 Freshman Baseball vs. Shaw 7:00 PM 8:30 PM Archbishop Shaw
S 2/25 Powerlifting-“South Regional” 9:00 AM 11:00 AM Pop John Paul
S 2/25 Band Parade-Thoth 12:00 PM 2:00 PM Thoth Parade Route
S 2/25 Varsity Baseball vs. St. Amant 3:00 PM 5:30 PM East Ascension
S 2/25 Varsity Bowling vs. Jesuit 3:25 PM 5:30 PM All Star Lanes-Kenner
S 2/25 Freshman Baseball vs. Jesuit 4:00 PM 5:30 PM Archbishop Shaw
S 2/25 Varsity Baseball vs. East Ascension 5:30 PM 7:00 PM East Ascension

Closing

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HOLY CROSS MAN COVERING THE WEEK 2-13 THRU 2-19-2017

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  • Congratulations to the entire HC wrestling team for taking home the state title. The trophy is coming back to Paris Avenue. Joey Foret and Jake Rando won individual state titles and Coach DesOrmeaux becomes the first coach in state history to lead teams to championships in Division I, II, and III. The Tigers now own 28 state team titles and boast a national record 240 individual champs.Your entire HC family could not be more proud of you.
  • Tiger soccer took down Riverdale with a score of 5-0 last week moving them into the quarter finals. They will play Tues the 14th at Pan Am stadium taking on district rival Lakeshore at 6pm. It’s a white out game so wear your HC white and get out and support the soccer team.
  • Holy Cross Center Stage to Present Damn Yankees Musical
    • Holy Cross Center Stage will present the musical Damn Yankees Feb. 16-20 in the Watson Family Theater. Under the direction of theater director Maria Baisier, students have been hard at work practicing and preparing for the spring production.
    • Show times are as follows:
      • Thursday, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m.
      • Friday, Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m.
      • Saturday, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m.
      • Sunday, Feb. 19, 2:00 p.m.
      • Monday, Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m.
    • Reservations can be made in advance and paid for at the door. The ticket price includes refreshments. Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for students.
  • Latin Program Takes Home Honors in Regional Tournament
    • This past weekend, the Holy Cross School Latin program participated in the South Louisiana Regional Certamen tournament held at St. Mary’s Dominican High School.
    • In Intermediate Latin, the team of Matthew Thiaville, Zac Fuller, and Dayne Reese took home first place. In Advanced Latin, the team of Jake Latino, Toran Langford, Mason Wallace, and Ben Young finished in second place, by one question.
    • Congratulations to these outstanding Latin students!
  • Prayer Request for Holy Cross Students
    • Please keep Holy Cross students Collin Berg, who had a kidney transplant last week Cole Barrett in need of prayers.
  • Parent Teacher Conference
    • March 7th 4pm to 7pm
  • March 10th – 8th-10th Grade Semi-Formal Dance in the Holy Cross Café from 8 – 1
  • April 22nd – Gold & Blue Gala at the Student Center starting at 7:30pm


events coming this week

M TCAC Basketball 2/13/17 3:00 PM Student Center Arena
N Varsity Bowling vs. Archbishop Rummel 2/13/17 3:25 PM All Star Lanes-Kenner
T 10th Grade Sudden Impact Field Trip 2/14/17 8:15 AM LSU Trauma Center
T Faculty Department Meetings 2/14/17 2:45 PM  
T Varsity Basketball vs Rummel 2/14/17 7:00 PM Student Center
W 8th and 12th Grade Boys to Men Activity 2/15/17 11:50 AM Cafeteria/Middle School Field
W TCAC Basketball 2/15/17 2:50 PM Student Center Arena
W Golf Match vs. St. Charles Catholic 2/15/17 3:30 PM Riverlands
TH Choral Music Workshop at Loyola University 2/16/17 10:00 AM Loyola University
THY TCAC Basketball 2/16/17 2:50 PM Student Center Arena
TH Varsity Bowling vs. Brother Martin 2/16/17 3:25 PM Colonial Lanes-Harahan
TH Damn Yankees 2/16/17 7:30 PM Watson Family Theater
F Debate Tournament-Riverdale High School Tournament 2/17/17 3:00 PM Riverdale High School
F Varsity Basketball vs Brother Martin 2/17/17 7:00 PM Student Center
F Damn Yankees 2/17/17 7:30 PM Watson Family Theater
SA Powerlifting Inter-Squad 2/18/17 12:00 AM Weight Room
SA Debate Tournament-Riverdale High School Tournament 2/18/17 7:30 AM Riverdale High School
SA Wrestling Junior High @ Brother Martin “Junior High State” 2/18/17 9:00 AM  
SA Powerlifting Inter-Squad 2/18/17 9:00 AM Weight Room
SA Varsity Baseball vs. Mandeville-Jamboree 2/18/17 11:00 AM Mandeville
SA Varsity Baseball vs. Pearl River-Jamboree 2/18/17 12:00 PM Mandeville

HOLY CROSS MAN COVERING THE WEEK 2-6 THRU 2-12-2017

  •  News
    • Holy Cross Wins District Title in Wrestling
      • It was an epic battle against the Blue Jays, but our Tigers took home the district championship. The final team score was 34-18. The arena packed with gold everywhere and a full student section. Thanks to the team and all the fans.
    • Holy Cross Participates in Catholic Schools Arts & Music Festival
      • Holy Cross wowed the crowd at the Catholic Schools Arts and Music Festival held this week at Lakeside Mall in honor of Catholic Schools Week. Members of our seventh grade Tiger Chorus, Holy Cross Men’s Chorus, and Honors Vocal Ensemble performed, and our art department displayed the work of our talented art students.
    • Varsity Basketball Celebrates District Win over Jesuit 43-41
      • Congratulations to our varsity basketball team for their huge district win over Jesuit by a score of 43 to 41 this week. Get out there and support those Tigers as we head into playoffs.
    • HC Varsity Bowling wins over St. Paul 19-8
    • Holy Cross School Family Celebrates the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord
      • According to the Gospel, Mary and Joseph took the Infant Jesus to the Temple in Jerusalem forty days after his birth to complete Mary’s ritual purification after childbirth, and to perform the redemption of the firstborn son, in obedience to the Torah
    • March 10th – 8th-10th Grade Semi-Formal Dance in the Holy Cross Café from 8 – 1
    • April 22nd – Gold & Blue Gala at the Student Center starting at 7:30pm
  • Events coming this week
All week Academics Online Registration for Returning Students
2/6/2017 M Athletics Varsity Bowling vs. Holy Rosary 3:25 PM 5:30 PM All Star Lanes-Kenner
2/7/2017 T Campus Life Open Parents’ Club Meeting 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Cafeteria
2/7/2017 T Athletics Varsity Basketball vs John Curtis 7:00 PM 9:00 PM Student Center
2/8/2017 W Campus Life 7th Grade Day of Service and Retreat 8:20 AM 2:30 PM Cafeteria and City Park
2/8/2017 W Academics

Campus Life

Close Up Parent Meeting 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Cafeteria
2/8/2017 W Athletics 8th Grade Basketball vs. Rummel 6:30 PM 8:00 PM Rummel
2/9/2017 TH Athletics Cheerleading NHSCC 12:00 AM 12:00 AM Orlando, FL
2/9/2017 TH Counseling 10th Grade Sudden Impact Field Trip 8:15 AM 2:00 PM LSU Trauma Center
2/9/2017 TH Athletics Varsity Bowling vs. Catholic 3:25 PM 5:30 PM Tangi Lanes-Hammond
2/9/2017 TH Campus Life Holy Cross Men’s Club Dinner 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Huddle
2/10/2017 F Athletics Wrestling Varsity @ Shreveport “LHSAA State Meet” 9:00 AM 11:00 AM
2/10/2017 F Campus Life Primary Exploration Day 9:40 AM 11:00 AM Holy Cross Main campus
2/10/2017 F Athletics Varsity Basketball vs Shaw 7:00 PM 9:00 PM Shaw
2/11/2017 SA Athletics Metro New Orleans 8th Grade Catholic Basketball 8:00 AM 1:00 PM Arena
2/11/2017 SA Athletics Varsity Powerlifting-“Last Chance Invitational” 9:00 AM 11:00 AM Woodlawn
2/11/2017 SA Athletics Wrestling Varsity @ Shreveport “LHSAA State Meet” 9:00 AM 11:00 AM
2/11/2017 SA Athletics JV Baseball Scrimmage vs. John Curtis 11:00 AM 11:30 AM Mike Miley
2/11/2017 SA Campus Life Pajama Jam 6:00 PM 11:30 PM Student Center-Huddle, Atrium, Arena