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





JV Baseball vs De La Salle





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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