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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