Tiger Talk events for the week of 4/24 through 4/30/2017

 

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  • Events for the week of 4/24 through 4/30/2017
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events coming this week

TU 4/25 Middle School Class Photos 9:00 AM Student Center-Arena
TU 4/25 Faculty Meeting 2:45 PM designated rooms
TU 4/25 Golf Regional Tournament 3:30 PM Carter Plantation
TU 4/25 Parent Meeting for Summer Baseball 6:30 PM Student Center-Huddle
W 4/26 Varsity Track and Field- Regionals- District Qualifiers 2:30 PM Tad Gormley
W 4/26 8th Grade Disney Parent Meeting 6:00 PM Cafeteria
TH 4/27 Spring Awards Presentation 9:10 AM Student Center
TH 4/27 Middle and High School Tiger Awards Mass & Presentation 9:40 AM  
TH 4/27 Recognition and Induction Ceremony for Debate 6:00 PM Atrium
F 4/28 Varsity Baseball First Round of Playoffs (3 Game Series)    
F 4/28 8th Grade Swamp Tour Field Trip 8:00 AM Jean Lafitte Swamp
F 4/28 Alumni Play: Greater Tuna 7:30 PM Watson Family Theatre
SA 4/29 Middle School Track Meet, NOAL/IVY Championship 9:00 AM St. Martin’s
SA 4/29 Football Mother-Son Liturgy 9:00 AM Cafeteria
SA 4/29 Alumni of the Year Banquet 6:00 PM Student Center Atrium and Under the High School Oaks
SA 4/29 Alumni Play: Greater Tuna 7:30 PM Watson Family Theatre
SU 4/30 Alumni Play: Greater Tuna 2:00 PM Watson Family Theatre

 Other upcoming events  

  • ay 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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Tiger Talk for the week of 4/17/17 thru 4/23/17

  • News
  • Senior gets Acceptance into Pre-Med Scholars Program
  • Congratulations to senior Nicholas Christakis for his acceptance into the Spring Hill College Pre-Medical Scholars Program. The program is for students with exceptional abilities who plan to pursue a career in medicine and gives students the opportunity to gain conditional early acceptance to the SLU School of Medicine. Selection for the highly selective program is competitive and limited to only six entering freshmen each year
  • .Prom 2017: Holy Cross Takes a Swing on the Dance Floor
    • Friday was a busy day for the seniors at Holy Cross. With the annual Alumni Luncheon held at the Sheraton Galleria during the day where the students took the first step in being an official alumnus, the seniors then went home to get ready for their big night – Senior Prom. Holy Cross held its prom in one of the city’s biggest venues–the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. With the dome being lit up in Holy Cross colors of blue and gold, the attendees gathered in the St. Charles Club lounge, sporting their spring best for a night of fun. The night was then capped off at the annual Tiger Fest After-Prom Party, where students participated in games and activities to walk away with prizes that ranged from flat screen TVs, computers, and gift cards to cash, dorm room items and much more. Thank you to everyone who made the night spectacular.
  • Holy Cross’ Soccer Program Has a Bright Future
    • Congratulations to sixth graders Tyler Robichaux, Andrew Garvey and Stephen Treadaway whose travel soccer team, coached by Holy Cross varsity soccer coach Matt Millet, won the Louisiana State Soccer Championship this past weekend. Their team is number one in the state for the second year in a row.

 Fifth Grade Baseball Team Looking Strong

    • Congratulations to the fifth grade baseball team on their 11-4 win over Holy Name last Thursday. The Tigers had great pitching by Matt Handy and Aaron Guichard.  The Tigers were led defensively by great plays by Matt Cacamo and Aaron Gichard.

 Brenden Taravella named Male Athlete of the Week by Nola.Com

    • Congratulations to Holy Cross pitcher Brenden Taravella, who was named Male Athlete of the Week for March 27-April 1 by Nola.Com.
    • In an 8-2 district win over Rummel, Taravella pitched a complete game for his fourth consecutive victory. He struck out eight batters total, one in each of the first six innings, but also allowed at least one hit over that span. He only walked one in the win and went 3-4 from the plate with two RBIs

 Senior Randy Amos Ready for Pre-Med

    • Congratulations to Holy Cross senior Randel Amos for his selection to the pre-medical pathway program between Millsaps College and the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Randy was one of only ten students out of hundreds of qualified candidates selected to this prestigious program, which guarantees admission to William Carey’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. The programs committee selected students based on their outstanding academic performance and interview. Randy plans to enroll at Millsaps College in the fall where he will pursue a degree in the pre-medicine track.

events coming this week

M 4/17 JV Baseball vs St. Augustine TBA Wesley Barrow
M 4/17 Golf District Tournament 3:30 PM Beau Chene
TU 4/18 8th Grade Baseball vs De La Salle 3:00 PM Holy Cross Park
TU 4/18 Freshmen Baseball vs. St. Augustine 5:00 PM Holy Cross Park
TU 4/18 Varsity Baseball vs. St. Augustine 6:00 PM Wesley Barrow
W 4/19 JV Baseball vs. St. Augustine 4:30 PM Holy Cross Park
TH 4/20 Freshmen Baseball vs. St. Augustine TBA Wesley Barrow
TH 4/20 Varsity Track and Field-“Varsity District” 2:30 PM Tad Gormley Stadium
TH 4/20 Baseball Senior Day 3:30 PM Baseball Field
TH 4/20 Varsity Baseball vs. St. Augustine 4:30 PM Holy Cross PArk
SA 4/22 Gold and Blue Gala 7:00 PM Student Center

 Other upcoming events  

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Tiger Talk for the week of 4/10/17 thru 4/16/17

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  • News
  • Juniors Dance the Night Away
    • The junior class celebrated their year by attending the annual Junior Prom last week. The prom was held at the Sheraton Galleria in Metairie. With students dressed in their finest tuxedos, and dates in beautiful formal gowns, the dance floor was packed the entire night. Thank you to everyone who was in attendance. And go to HolyCrossTigers.com to see pictures of the big night
  • Senior Baseball Players Honor Teachers
    • The senior baseball players honored the faculty and staff by dedicating their game day jerseys to an individual they feel has helped make them the Holy Cross Men that they have become.
      • Michael Toscano selected Mr. David Lindsey;
      • Cole Nalesnick chose Mr. Shawn Collick;
      • Cody McNeil honored Mr. David Lindsey;
      • Ian Buras picked Mr. Brent Simon;
      • Ethan Michler selected Mr. Dale Turner;
      • Austin Bush honored Mr. Lou Carboni
      • Brenden Taravella chose Dr. Matt Wegmann.
  • Roshan Sadhwani Wins State Championship in Debate
    • Holy Cross Senior Roshan Sadhwani won the Louisiana High School Speech League State Championship in Lincoln Douglas Debating. Sophomore Blake Ziegler finished third in the same event. In Public Forum Debating, Seniors Daryl Naquin and Jeffrey Swift lost a close debate in the Final Round to finish second, while the team of Junior Ernest Colbert and Sophomore Austin Wyman placed third.  Senior Leland Ensminger was 4th in Dramatic Interpretation while in Extemporaneous Speaking Senior Sean Doody was fourth and Blake Ziegler was sixth.  In Congressional Debate, Senior Dominic Lincoln was 5th and Roshan Sadhwani was sixth.

 DiGange Receives Award from University of Holy Cross

  • Congratulations to Holy Cross School Headmaster Mr. Charlie DiGange, who received the Cor Et Mentem Award (Heart and Mind) from the University of Holy Cross. This award honors individuals who embody Respect for all People, Quality Education, Inclusive Community, Concern for the Poor and Social Justice, and Faith in the Presence of God.

First Ever Mother and Son Date Night a Huge Success

  • Last Friday night, Holy Cross School held its first ever Mother and Son Date Night at the Pontchartrain Center. With almost 400 people in attendance, the night started off with a wonderful sit-down three-course dinner in the grand ballroom allowing the moms to spend some quality time with their sons. Soon thereafter, the night continued with moms and sons hitting the dance floor.  There were lots of smiles and laughs throughout the night.
  •  Colton McClintock Receives Appointment to Merchant Marine Academy
    • Congratulations to the second Holy Cross Senior this year, who has recently received an appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. Colton plans to play Lacrosse for the Academy and major in Marine Engineering. He says his greatest influence has been the teachers and coaches at Holy Cross who inspired him to want to serve others.
  • Seniors Participate in Signing Day
      • Three Holy Cross seniors participated in a signing day ceremony this week to announce where they will be attending college and playing football next year. Congratulations to Randy Amos (Millsaps College), Albion Ford (Grambling State University), and Mason Boudreaux (Millsaps College) for their accomplishments!

 

    • The Holy Cross National Junior Honor Society is hosting “Tiger Pride Month”
      • During the months of April  Tiger Pride will focus on spreading compassion and kindness to classmates, teachers and the community.
      • National Junior Honor Society members are also selling t-shirts, wrist bracelets and awareness pins as a fundraiser for Holy Cross students who need our help and support in time of medical need.

events coming this week

M 4/10 Varsity Baseball vs. St. Charles Catholic 4:00 PM St. Charles Catholic
M 4/10 Freshmen Baseball vs. Brother Martin 4:30 PM Holy Cross Park
TU 4/11 JV Track and Field-“JV District” 2:30 PM Tad Gormley Stadium
TU 4/11 Faculty Grade Level Meetings-Tiger Awards 2:45 PM designated rooms
TU 4/11 8th Grade Baseball vs. Northshore 5:00 PM Northshore
TU 4/11 Acapella & Acoustic Night 7:00 PM Cafe Istanbul
W 4/12 JV Baseball vs. Shaw TBA Shaw
W 4/12 Physics of Scuba Field Trip-AP Physics 10:00 AM Harry’s Dive Shop
W 4/12 Golf Match vs. St. Charles Catholic 3:30 PM Lakewood
W 4/12 NHS/NJHS Induction 6:00 PM Student Center Arena
W 4/12 6th Grade Sleepover 9:00 PM Student Center
TH 4/13 Easter Holiday TH & Fri    
TH 4/13 Faculty and Staff Day of Service 8:00 AM  
TH 4/13 8th Grade Baseball vs. Brother Martin 3:00 PM Holy Cross Park
TH 4/13 Freshmen Baseball vs. Shaw 5:00 PM Holy Cross Park
TH 4/13 Varsity Baseball vs. Shaw 6:30 PM Shaw
SA 4/15 JV Baseball vs. Lakeshore 10:00 AM Lakeshore
SA 4/15 Varsity Baseball vs. Shaw 4:30 PM Holy Cross Park
  4/16 Easter celebration    

 Other upcoming events  

  • 4/17 thru 4/21 Easter Break
  • 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.

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Tiger Talk for 4/3/17 thru 4/9/17

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  • News
  • Two Holy Cross Powerlifters Ranked in Top 100 in Nation
    • Two Holy Cross Powerlifters are now ranked in the Top 100 High School Powerlifters in the nation. The rankings are provided by Powerliftinghigh.com
      • Junior Kobi Woo…druff (114Lb) – ranked #51
      • Senior Hunter McCraine (220Lb) – ranked #66
      • See the whole list via the link on HCs news page.
  • Powerlifter Hunter McCraine Rings Victory Bell
    • Holy Cross senior Hunter McCraine rang the Victory Bell today in celebration of his Gold Medal at last weekend’s 2017 LHSAA 5A State Championship. Congratulations, Hunter and the entire Holy Cross Powerlifting Team!
    • Soccer Players Named to All-District Teams
      • 1st Team All-District:
        • Senior Miles Johnson
        • Senior Blake Desselle
        • Junior Sebastian Aguillar
        • Sophomore Ethan Garvey
        • Freshman Chad Cadiere
      • 2nd Team All-District:
        • Senior Mitchell Smith
        • Junior Ethan Jones
        • Junior Blake Baldassaro
        • Sophomore Josue Fuentes
        • Sophomore Thomas Dugal
      • In addition, Freshman Chad Cadiere was named District Defensive MVP, and Matt Millet was named District Coach of the Year. Congratulations, Tigers!

 Students Collect Beads for St. Michael Special School

  • Members of the Brother Andre Service Society and the Brother Fisher Leadership Council at Holy Cross School recently sponsored a collection drive for Mardi Gras beads to donate to St. Michael Special School. We would like to thank all of our parents who helped us to spread the word and were so very generous with their donations.
  • Tigers Baseball Downs the Blue Jays
    • The Tigers took on rival Jesuit on Friday the 24th at Holy Cross Park. The team took home the victory by a score of 7 to 1 with an outstanding performance. Congratulations to the team and the coaches.

 Chorus Receives High Ratings at Heritage Festival

  • Holy Cross Men’s Chorus and Honors Vocal Ensemble both received Gold ratings for their performances at the Heritage Festival in Atlanta.
    • Senior Edward Falshaw received the Maestro Award for a standout solo performance within a choral performance.
    • Additionally, the Holy Cross Men’s Chorus has been invited to perform next year at a Heritage Festival of Gold, an invitation-only event that takes place at famous venues throughout the country.
  • Poet and Loyola Professor Mark Yakich Visits Poetry Club
    • The Holy Cross poetry club had a visit from published poet and Loyola New Orleans professor Mark Yakich. Yakich led the poetry club through a discussion of memory and resonant detail in poetry, helping the students be more observant of the detail in their own memories.
    • Four More HC Debaters Earn Spots on Team Louisiana
      • The Louisiana District Committee of the National Speech and Debate Association has chosen four Holy Cross Debaters to represent Louisiana at the National Speech and Debate Association National Championship Tournament in World Schools Debating this June.
        • Senior Ian Marx
        • Sophomores Ben Young
        • Blake Ziegler
        • Senior Toran Langford was elected for the third time.
      • The Committee has once again selected Byron Arthur’83 to coach the team. He will be assisted by Daniel Garrison’14.
      • Congratulations to our Holy Cross Debaters!

 events coming this week

M 4/3 US History Honors Class-World War II Museum Field Trip 8:30 AM World War II Museum
M 4/3 JV Baseball vs. Brother Martin 4:30 PM Brother Martin
TU 4/4 Freshmen Baseball vs. Brother Martin-Time TBA 12:00 AM Brother Martin
TU 4/4 MS and HS ACT Aspire Testing ALL WEEK 8:00 AM
TU 4/4 Faculty Department Meetings 2:45 PM designated rooms
TU 4/4 Golf Match vs. Jesuit 3:30 PM Lakewood
U 4/4 Tennis vs. Jesuit 4:00 PM UNO-Courts
TU 4/4 8th Grade Baseball vs. John Curtis 4:00 PM Delta
TU 4/4 Varsity Baseball vs. Brother Martin 4:00 PM Holy Cross Park
TU 4/4 Open Parent Club Social 6:00 PM Cafeteria
TH 4/6 Golf Match vs. Brother Martin 3:30 PM Lakewood
TH 4/6 Tennis vs. Country Day 4:00 PM UNO-Courts
TH 4/6 JV Baseball vs. Brother Martin 4:30 PM Holy Cross Park
TH 4/6 Holy Cross Men’s Club Dinner 6:00 PM Huddle
F 4/7 Varsity Baseball vs. Brother Martin TBA TBA
F 4/7 Senior Luncheon 10:00 AM Sheraton Metairie
F 4/7 Varsity/JV/Open Track and Field-“Chubby Marks Relays” 2:30 PM Tad Gormley Stadium
F 4/7 Detention 2:40 PM Holy Cross Room H203
F 4/7 Varsity Football Practice 2:50 PM
F 4/7 Freshmen Baseball vs. Brother Martin 5:00 PM Holy Cross Park
F 4/7 Senior Prom 8:00 PM Mercedes Benz Super Dome
F 4/7 Tiger Fest 11:00 PM Student Center –
SA 4/8 ACT Test 7:15 AM All High School
SA 4/8 Middle School Track Meet, St. Martins #3 9:00 AM St. Martins

 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.

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