Tiger Talk events for the week of 9/25 through 10/01/2017


Posted by Tiger Talk on Sunday, September 24, 2017

Hello and welcome to Tiger Talk for the week of September 25th through October 1st 2017

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  • Junior Blake Ziegler Wins First Place in Essay Contest
    • Congratulations to Holy Cross junior Blake Ziegler, who was the first place winner in the statewide essay competition, “Louisiana Landscapes” sponsored by Northwestern State University’s Louisiana Folklife Center.
  • Orleans Parish Under Precautionary Boil Water Advisory
  • Holy Cross Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students
    • Two Holy Cross School seniors have been named Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, and four seniors have been named Commended Students.
  • John Accardo, and Blake Baldassaro, have both been named National Merit Semifinalists. These academically talented high school seniors are among approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program, and they will now have the opportunity to compete for one of 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring. In addition, these two students have earned a full tuition scholarship for their senior year at Holy Cross School as part of the school’s National Merit Award program.
  • Jared Brodtmann, Patrick Girardot, Brennan Suffern, and Mark Wilson, have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million who entered the 2018 competition by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
  • “We are extremely proud of these students and their academic accomplishments. They have demonstrated that they are true Holy Cross men, both inside and outside the classroom, and we wish them continued success throughout their senior year and beyond,” said Dr. Joseph Murry, high school principal of Holy Cross School.
  • Spirit Shop Announces Adjusted Hours for 9/29 and 10/2
    • The Holy Cross Spirit Shop will closed at 1:00 pm on Friday, September 29, in order to set up to sell apparel at the Holy Cross vs. Jesuit Rivalry game. The Spirit Shop will also be closed for inventory on Monday October 2, 2017.

 Senior Football Players Honor Faculty Members

  • A few years ago a tradition was started where senior athletes are given the opportunity to recognize a faculty or staff member with the honor of wearing their game day jersey. The students are asked to pick someone who has helped make them the Holy Cross Men they have become. Today, senior football player Kym Wimberly dedicated his jersey Mrs. Jill Miester, Michael Ricks honored Mrs. Kelly Clark and Landen Bates recognized Ms. Julianne Watson.  Congratulations to all of you! We are HC!

 events coming this week

M 9/25 ABCD 12:00 AM
M 9/25 Metro Flag Football Game vs. Stuart Hall 4:00 PM 1477 Annuciation Street, NOLA
T 9/26 Blood Drive-Blood Center of New Orleans 8:00 AM Blood Drive Bus parked in front on Paris Avenue
T 9/26 TCAC Flag Football Game 3:00 PM Middle School Field
T 9/26 Academic Games-Propaganda 3:30 PM Admin 202
W 9/27 Senior Day of Service #1 Field Trip 9:00 AM Magnolia Community Services 100 Central Avenue, Jefferson, LA 70121
W 9/27 TCAC Flag Football Game 3:00 PM Middle School Field
W 9/27 Academic Games-Propaganda Tournament 4:00 PM Admin 202
W 9/27 7th and 8th Grade Football vs. Jesuit 4:30 PM Holy Cross
TH 9/28 Junior Class Field Trip 12:45 PM Lakefront Shelter #2
TH 9/28 TCAC Flag Football Game 3:00 PM Middle School Field
TH 9/28 Freshmen Football vs. Jesuit 4:30 PM Holy Cross
TH 9/28 5th and 6th Grade Football vs. SJA/AOL 6:00 PM Holy Cross
F 9/29 Holy Cross vs. Jesuit Tailgate 12:00 AM  Tad Gormley
F 9/29 Pep Rally for Football vs. Jesuit 1:50 PM Student Center Arena
F 9/29 Varsity Football vs. Jesuit 7:15 PM Tad Gormley
SA 9/30 Cross Country Meet-Allstate Sugarbowl 90 Classic 8:00 AM New Orleans, LA
SA 9/30 Middle School Swim Team Meet 10:00 AM Cypress Lakes Country Club
SA 9/30 JV Football vs. Jesuit 10:00 AM John Ryan
SA 9/30 Academic Games-Equations 10:00 AM Admin 202
SA 9/30 Varsity Swim Meet 1:30 PM Cypress Lakes Country Club

 Other upcoming events 

  • Oct 5th Lacrosse Parent Meeting
  • Oct 8th Barbecuing Hamlet (play)
  • Oct 12th Men’s club meeting
  • Oct 14th Family Day


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