Tiger Talk for 3/27/17 thru 4/2/17

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

  • News
    • 5th graders have a great time at the WW2 museum field trip
    • HC Basketball awards
      • The varsity basketball awards were handed out on Thursday, March 23.
      • Best defensive player went to senior, Andrew Nora
      • Most improved went to went to senior, Erin Robinson
      • MVP was sophomore, Jason Chan
      • The prestigious coaches award went to seniors, Al Ford and Kenyator King
  • Holy Cross Displays St. Joseph’s Altar
    • Holy Cross School honored its patron saint with a beautiful St. Joseph’s Altar. Students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade had the opportunity to visit the altar and learn more about the history of Italy and St. Joseph.
    • Many thanks to all who contributed their time, talent and treasure
  • Robotics Team Heads to VEX Robotics World Championship
    • On March 4, the Robotigers won the Louisiana State VEX Robotics Competition and will be traveling to Louisville, KY in April to represent Holy Cross and the state of Louisiana at this year’s VEX Robotics World Championship.
    • Students participating in the competition are: Shane Welch, Rylan Laird, Leo Bach, Sam Meister, Nickolas Pobocik and Josh Plauche
    • Congratulations to our Robotics team and their coach, Dale Turner. We are proud of you
  • Powerlifting Team Shines at State Meet
    • Congratulations to the Holy Cross Powerlifting Team as they finished fifth in the LHSAA 5A State Championships this past weekend. The Team earned its first individual state champion since 2006 when Hunter McCraine captured gold in the 220Lb weight class.
      • Other Medal winners:
        • Kobi Woodruff – 3rd in the 114Lb weight class
        • David Sanchez – 2nd in the 123Lb weight class
        • Ahmad Coleman – 2nd in the 132Lb weight class

Students Qualify for State Literary Rally

  • Congratulations to all of our Holy Cross students who participated in the South Central District Literary Rally held last month at Nicholls State University. This year, 15 of our students placed in the top three in Division 2 at District Rally and will compete at State Rally on April 1.
  • In addition, District Rally offered Holy Cross the opportunity to send students to compete in Art Rally and Drama Rally.
  • Holy Cross’s Drama Rally performers earned First Place at District Drama Rally and will represent Holy Cross at State Rally in April.
  • Middle School Track Starts off Strong at St. Martin’s
    • The Middle School Track and Field team opened their season on Saturday, March 18, at St. Martin’s Episcopal School. Competing against schools from around the metro area, the team of fifth through eighth grade athletes posted some impressive marks, which bodes well for future meets. The whole team is looking forward to the NOAL championship on April 29. Go Tigers!.

 

  • Beach Volleyball Starts off Season Against Brother Martin
    • The Holy Cross beach volleyball team played in its first game of the spring season on Wednesday against Brother Martin. The doubles and the quads team each won a match and dropped a match against experienced Crusader teams. Check out the website for pictures of the games. Go tigers!

events coming this week

M 3/27 8th Grade Baseball vs. Jesuit 5:00 PM Holy Cross Park
M 3/27 JV Baseball vs. John Curtis 5:00 PM Mike Miley
TU 3/28 Lenten Reconciliation Service 8:00 AM Track of the Arena in the Student Center
TU 3/28 Faculty Department Meetings 2:45 PM  
TU 3/28 Varsity Bowling Playoffs-Bi-Regionals 3:25 PM All Star Lanes-Baton Rouge
TU 3/28 Golf Match vs. John Curtis 3:30 PM Lakewood
TU 3/28 Tennis vs. St. Augustine 4:00 PM UNO-Courts
TU 3/28 Freshmen Baseball vs. John Curtis 4:30 PM Holy Cross Park
TU 3/28 JV Lacrosse vs Jesuit 6:00 PM Away Game-Muss Bertolino
TU 3/28 Varsity Baseball vs. John Curtis 7:00 PM Mike Miley
 

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JV Baseball vs De La Salle

 

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W 3/29 Aquarium Behind the Scenes Field Trip for AP Biology and Environmental Science Classes 8:00 AM Aquarium of the Americas
W 3/29 Lenten Reconciliation Service 8:00 AM Track in the Arena of the Student Center
W 3/29 Varsity Lacrosse vs. Jesuit 8:00 PM Away Game-Muss Bertolino
TH 3/30 Fire Drill C Period 9:45 AM Holy Cross
TH 3/30 Golf Match vs. Rummel 3:30 PM Timberlane
TH 3/30 Tennis vs. Newman 4:00 PM UNO-Courts
TH 3/30 JV Baseball vs. Rummel 4:30 PM Holy Cross Park
F 3/31 11th Grade Retreat & Crawfish Boil 9:30 AM Cafeteria
F 3/31 Varsity/JV/Open Track and Field-“Crusader Relays” 2:30 PM Tad Gormley Stadium
F 3/31 Detention 2:40 PM Holy Cross Room H203
F 3/31 Freshmen Baseball vs. Rummel 4:00 PM Rummel
F 3/31 Mom and Son Date Night 6:00 PM Pontchatrain Center
F 3/31 Varsity Baseball vs. Rummel 7:00 PM Kirsch Rooney
SA 4/1 12 U Lacrosse vs. Christian Brothers TBA Away Game-Pan American Stadium
SA 4/1 14 U Lacrosse vs. Christian Brothers TBA Away Game-Pan American Stadium
SA 4/1 Slam-N-Jam 8:00 AM Coconut Beach
SA 4/1 Holy Cross Baseball Alumni Game 9:00 AM Holy Cross Park Baseball Field
SA 4/1 Middle School Track Meet, St. Martins #2 9:00 AM St. Martins
SA 4/1 8th Grade Baseball vs. Rummel 10:00 AM Rummel
SA 4/1 Varsity Baseball vs. Rummel 1:00 PM Holy Cross PArk

 Other upcoming events 

  • April 8th Sat – HC BBQ cookoff 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
  • April 29th Sat Alumni of the Year Banquet  6:00 PM Student Center
  • May 19th & 20thClass of 1967 holds their 50 year reunion
  • Registration for Holy Cross Summer Camp is now open for boys and girls 4-12
  • Registration for Holy Cross STEM camp open. Follow the link from our website to see about registration.

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Tiger Talk for 3/20/17 thru 3/26/17

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

  • News
    • Live Report from City Park Night
      • Great time had by all at City Park
  • Senior Matthew Hedrick Achieves Eagle Scout Rank
    • Congratulations to Holy Cross senior Matthew Hedrick, who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout through Boy Scouts of America.
  • Holy Cross Competes in Rock-n-Chaw Track Relay
    • Congratulations to the Holy Cross track team for finishing up in second place in this year’s Rock-n-Chaw Relay. Go to HCs main website under news and see the results.
  • Debaters Qualify for National Tournament
    • For the fifth consecutive year, Holy Cross School debaters have qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association National Championship Tournament to be held in Birmingham, AL, June 18-23, 2017.  Alex DePriest will represent Louisiana in Congressional Debating, while Leland Ensminger will compete in Dramatic Interpretation.  The team of Daryl Naquin and Jeffrey Swift will be one of Team Louisiana’s entries in Public Forum Debate and Roshan Sadhwani will compete in Lincoln Douglas Debate. Sadhwani has earned the rare honor of competing at the national tournament each of his four years in high school.
  • Holy Cross Students Take Home Honors at Louisiana Social Studies Fair
    • Three Holy Cross School seventh graders–Henry Herbert, Vincent Bourgeois and Will Dwelle–participated in the Louisiana State Social Studies Fair in Lake Charles on March 3. Holy Cross is very proud of these three young men and their accomplishments. For details on their individual projects visit holycrosstigers.com and look under news.
  • Eighth Grade Baseball Starting off Strong
    • Congratulations to the Holy Cross eighth grade baseball team on their 8-2 win over Archbishop Rummel. he team is continuing to impress everyone with their strong showings on the field, including an 8-4 win over Rummel last week. The team also hosted an eighth grade tournament in early March and finished the weekend 5-0, beating Brother Martin 4-3, Rummel 11-2, Jesuit 6-5, Northshore 10-2, and Houma Christian 7-6. The future of Holy Cross baseball is bright!
  • Senior Matthew Hedrick Achieves Eagle Scout Rank
    • Congratulations to Holy Cross senior Matthew Hedrick, who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout through Boy Scouts of America.
  • Celtics Take Home the TCAC Basketball Championship
    • Congratulations to the Celtics for winning the TCAC basketball championship after defeating the Clippers 51-32. Noah Watson and Garrett Cantrelle led the way scoring 18 points apiece. Thank you to all of the players for a great and successful season.
  • Student’s Italian-themed Social Studies Project Receives Recognition
    • Congratulations to Holy Cross seventh grader Renzo Cantin on the recognition he is receiving from his social studies fair project titled Influence of Italian Immigrants in Louisiana. Along with his research, Renzo recreated a miniature St. Joseph’s Day altar that has impressed many.
  • Bowling Team Finishes Regular Season as District Runners-Up
    • The Holy Cross Bowling Team finished the regular season as District runners-up with an impressive 9-3 record totaling in 36,882 pins.
    • The Tigers will continue their season in the Regional Playoffs this Monday, March 20 at All-Star Lanes in Kenner. A victory here will advance them to Baton Rouge on March 28 as they continue the fight for the State Title. Monday’s matches will be live-streamed on Sportsnola.com beginning at 1 p.m.

events coming this week

M 3/20 JV Baseball vs Jesuit-Time TBA TBA Jesuit
M 3/20 Freshmen Baseball vs. De La Salle TBA TBA
M 3/20 Varsity Bowling Playoffs-Regionals 17:30 All Star Lanes-Kenner
M 3/20 Soccer Program Recognition Night 20:00 Cafeteria
T 3/21 Golf Match vs. Brother Martin 16:30 Lakewood
T 3/21 Tennis vs. Rummel 17:30 UNO-Courts
T 3/21 Freshmen Baseball vs. Jesuit 18:00 Holy Cross Park
T 3/21 Varsity Baseball vs. Jesuit 20:30 Jesuit
W 3/22 5th Grade WWII Museum Field Trip 14:00 WWII Museum
W 3/22 Band-Large Ensemble Assessment 14:00 Chalmette HS
W 3/22 8th and 12th Grade Boys to Men Activity 13:00 Cafeteria/Middle School Field
W 3/22 8th Grade Baseball vs Northshore 18:30 Holy Cross Park
W 3/22 Varsity Lacrosse vs. Catholic High School 20:30 Muss Bertolino-Home Game
TH 3/23 Debate Tournament-Louisiana High School Speech League State Championships 21:00 St. Thomas Moore-Lafayette, LA
TH 3/23 Winter Awards Presentation 10:20 Student Center
TH 3/23 Golf Match vs. St. Augustine 16:30 Bartholomew
TH 3/23 JV Baseball vs. Jesuit 17:45 Holy Cross PArk
F 3/24 Varsity Track and Field-“Sugar Bowl Relays” Friday and Saturday TBA Tad Gormley Stadium
F 3/24 Freshmen Baseball vs. Jesuit-Time TBA TBA Jesuit
F 3/24 Debate Tournament-Louisiana High School Speech League State Championships  Friday and Saturday 21:00 St. Thomas More-Lafayette, LA
F 3/24 Cane Bayou Ecology Canoe trip 14:00 Fountainbleu State Park
F 3/24 Detention 16:40 Holy Cross Room H203
F 3/24 Varsity Baseball vs. Jesuit 17:30 Holy Cross Park
SA 3/25 14 U Lacrosse vs. St. Martin’s TBA Away Game-St. Martin’s
SA 3/25 12 U Lacrosse vs. Carrollton Boosters TBA Away Game-St. Martin’s
SA 3/25 Freshmen Baseball vs. John Curtis TBA Mike Miley
SA 3/25 Holy Cross Crawfish Boil-Sponsored by the Men’s Club 18:00 Campus
SA 3/25 Varsity Baseball vs. John Curtis 14:30 Holy Cross Park
SA 3/25 JV Lacrosse vs. Ocean Springs 17:00 Home Game-Muss Bertolino
SA 3/25 Varsity Lacrosse vs. Ocean Springs 20:30 Home Game-Muss Bertolino
SA 3/25 Junior Prom 23:00 Sheraton Galleria

 Other upcoming events 

  • March 31st    Mother Son date night 6pm to 9pm at the Potchartrain Center
  • April 1st Sat– Holy Cross Baseball Alumni Game 9:00 AM Holy Cross Park Baseball Field
  • April 8th Sat – HC BBQ cookoff 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
  • April 29th Sat Alumni of the Year Banquet  6:00 PM Student Center
  • May 19th & 20thClass of 1967 holds their 50 year reunion
  • Registration for Holy Cross Summer Camp is now open for boys and girls 4-12
  • Registration for Holy Cross STEM camp open. Follow the link from our website to see about registration.

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Tiger Talk for 3/13/17 thru 3/19/17

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

Thanks to our special co-hosts

  • Dominic Mistretta
  • Jeffery Fabacher Jr
  • Alex Walser
  • Eli Cannon

 NEWS

  • Holy Cross Speech and Debate Team Capture City Championship
    • Congratulations to the Holy Cross Speech and Debate team for taking home the City Championship for the fourth year in a row this past weekend at De La Salle. The team won first place in both the debate events and first in the speech events.
  • Seniors Reflect on Faith, Family and Future During Retreat
    • The senior class had an opportunity to reflect on their faith, family, and future at the annual overnight retreat held at Camp Abbey. The retreat is always a moving and memorable experience for the senior class, and our students grew closer in their relationships with God and with one another.

 events coming this week

3/13 M Cheerleading Try Outs 4:00 PM Student Center-Arena and Atrium
3/13 M Scholars Symposium 6:00 PM Watson Family Theater
3/14 T 10th Grade Sudden Impact Field Trip 8:15 AM LSU Tauma Center
3/14 T Dillard University College Visit 9:20 AM Holy Cross Library
3/14 T Varsity Bowling vs. Pearl River 3:25 PM Bowling USA-Slidell
3/14 T Golf Match vs. Rummel 3:30 PM Lakewood
3/14 T 8th Grade Baseball vs Rummel 4:00 PM Holy Cross Park
3/14 T Cheerleading Try Outs 4:00 PM Student Center
3/14 T Tennis vs. Ben Franklin 4:00 PM UNO-Courts
3/14 T Freshmen Baseball vs. Shaw 4:30 PM Shaw
3/14 T Varsity Baseball vs. Dutchtown 6:00 PM Univ. of New Orleans
3/14 T JV Lacrosse vs. Mandeville High School 6:00 PM Home Game-Muss Bertolino
3/15 W Middle School Photo Make Up Day – MS Lunch 11:00 AM Atrium
3/15 W High School Photo Make Up Day – HS Lunch 12:25 PM Atrium
3/15 W JV Baseball vs. Shaw 4:15 PM Holy Cross Park
3/15 W Varsity Lacrosse vs. Mandeville HS 7:00 PM Home Game-Muss Bertolino
3/15 W Chorus: Spring Concert 7:00 PM St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
3/16 TH 10th Grade Sudden Impact Field Trip 8:15 AM LSU Trauma Center
3/16 TH JV and Varsity Track and Field-“Ronnie Doyle Relays” 2:30 PM Tad Gormley Stadium
3/16 TH Golf Match vs. Jesuit 3:30 PM Lakewood
3/16 TH Golf vs. Jesuit-Time: TBA 3:30 PM English Turn
3/16 TH Varsity Baseball vs. Central Lafourche 6:30 PM Central Lafourche
3/17 F St. Joseph’s Altar 12:00 AM Library
3/17 F 4th Grade Spend A Day at Main Campus 9:00 AM Main Campus
3/17 F Feast of St. Patrick Mass 9:10 AM Student Center
3/17 F Varsity Baseball vs. Hahnville 4:00 PM Hahnville
3/17 F Varsity Lacrosse vs. Newman 7:00 PM Away Game-Isodore Newman
3/17 F 8th Grade Rock-n-Bowl Social 7:00 PM Rock-n-Bowl
3/18 SA 12 U Lacrosse vs Christ Episcopal TBA Away Game-Christ Episcopal
3/18 SA 14 U Lacrosse vs. Christ Episcopal TBA Away Game- Christ Episcopal
3/18 SA Powerlifting-“5A State Championship” 7:30 AM University of Louisiana
3/18 SA Mu Alpha Theta-LSU Math Competition 9:00 AM LSU Campus
3/18 SA Middle School Track Meet, St. Martins#1 9:00 AM St. Martin’s
3/18 SA USA Baseball 120 Camp 11:00 AM Holy Cross Park Baseball Field
3/18 SA Varsity Baseball vs. Hammond 12:30 PM Destrehan
3/18 SA Varsity Baseball vs. Destrehan 5:30 PM Destrehan
3/18 SA Hall of Fame Banquet 6:00 PM
3/18 SA Holy Cross City Park Night 7:00 PM City PArk-Carousel Gardens
3/22 W 5th Grade WWII Museum Field Trip 8:15 AM WWII Museum

 Other upcoming events 

  • March 18th – Holy Cross City Park Night from 7pm to 10pm (see the main site for details)
  • March 18th – Sports Hall of Fame Banquet for 2016, from 6 to 9pm (also see main site)
  • March 25th – Men’s Club Crawfish Boil @ Holy Cross School. The time is 11am 6pm
  • April 1st Sat – Holy Cross Baseball Alumni Game   9:00 AM Holy Cross Park Baseball Field
  • April 8th Sat – HC BBQ cookoff 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
  • April 29th Sat Alumni of the Year Banquet  6:00 PM Student Center
  • May 19th & 20thClass of 1967 holds their 50 year reunion
  • Registration for Holy Cross Summer Camp is now open for boys and girls 4-12

CLOSING

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Tiger Talk for 3/6/17 thru 3/12/17

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

  • Back to school, hope everyone had a great holiday and are prepared for the rest of Lent.
  • Visit us for the show notes and links at www.tigertalk.us
  • News
    • Holy Cross Basketball
      • The varsity basketball team finished their season with a playoff loss in Baton Rouge of 47 to 40 ending the season with a record of 20 wins and 12 losses.
        • # 30 – Al Ford – Forward
        • # 10 – Andrew Nora – Guard
        • # 20 – Erin Robinson – Guard
        • # 22 – Kenyator King – Forward
        • # 2 – Josh Metoyer – Guard
      • Awards are scheduled for March 23rd during general assembly lets congratulate our Tiger basketball for a stellar season.
      • Lets also thank Peyton Kennedy – varsity basketball manager and his father Chris (91) for keeping us informed of the basketball happenings
  • Langston Swafford Receives President’s Volunteer Service Award
    • Congratulations to Holy Cross senior Langston Swafford, who was awarded with the President’s Volunteer Service Award by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Langston was recognized for his commitment to strengthen our nation and communities through volunteer service.

 events coming this week

M 3/6 JV Baseball vs. John Curtis 4:15 PM Holy Cross Park
M 3/6 Varsity Baseball vs. St. Thomas Aquinas 6:00 PM Southeastern LA University
T 3/7 Golf Match vs. St. Augustine 3:30 PM Lakewood
T 3/7 Parent/Teacher Conference 4:00 PM  
W 3/8 JV Baseball vs. Rummel-Time TBD 12:00 AM Rummel
W 3/8 Golf Match vs. Country Day 3:30 PM English Turn
W 3/8 Scholars Symposium 6:00 PM Watson Family Theater
TH 3/9 Varsity Bowling vs. Salmen 3:25 PM All Star Lanes-Kenner
TH 3/9 Golf Match vs. John Curtis 3:30 PM Lakewood
TH 3/9 8th Grade Baseball vs. Rummel-St. Paul’s Tournament 4:00 PM St. Paul’s
TH 3/9 Holy Cross Men’s Club Dinner 6:00 PM Huddle
F 3/10 Primary Exploration day 9:40 AM Holy Cross Main Campus
F 3/10 Environmental Science Audubon Zoo Field Trip 10:00 AM Audubon Zoo
F 3/10 JV and Varsity Track and Field-“Raider Relays” 2:30 PM Tad Gormley Stadium
F 3/10 Debate Tournament-National Speech and Debate Association National Qualifier 3:30 PM Isidore Newman
F 3/10 JV Lacrosse vs. Pascagoula High School 6:00 PM Away Game-Pascagoula High School
F 3/10 Varsity Lacrosse vs. Pascagoula High School 8:00 PM Away Game-Pascagoula High School
SA 3/11 Varsity Baseball-Holy Cross/ John Curtis Tournament-Time TBA 12:00 AM Mike Miley
SA 3/11 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Tournament 7:00 AM Student Center
SA 3/11 Debate Tournament-National Speech and Debate Association National Qualifier 8:00 AM De La Salle
SA 3/11 Mu Alpha Theta-Brother Martin Math Tournament 8:30 AM Brother Martin
SA 3/11 Lacrosse Senior Game 11:00 AM Middle School Field and Cafeteria
SA 3/11 8th Grade Baseball vs. Houma-St. Paul’s Tournament 12:00 PM St. Paul’s
SA 3/11 8-10th Grade Semi-Formal 8:00 PM Cafeteria

Other upcoming events 

  • March 18th – Holy Cross City Park Night from 7pm to 10pm (see the main site for details)
  • March 18th – Sports Hall of Fame Banquet for 2016, from 6 to 9pm (also see main site)
  • April 8th Sat – HC BBQ cookoff 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

 May 19th & 20thClass of 1967 holds their 50 year reunion

 Registration for Holy Cross Summer Camp is now open for boys and girls 4-12

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