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

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