Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 3 8/26/18

  • Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast. We are rolling right along in our new school year.
  • This show was recorded 26th of August 2018 Hope you like our new set up. Last week we added the table this week we thought we would add a little something extra……….
  • NEWS
  • Holy Cross beats Vanderbilt Catholic
    • The tigers won 28 to 6 in the jamboree …Go tigers onward to victory
    • Middle Schoolers Learn about Guatemala Exchange Program and Mission Trip
      • Holy Cross students in grades 5-7 attended a presentation to learn about opportunities to host an exchange student and participate in a mission trip.
      • Nicole Fangue, a former teacher at Holy Cross, spoke to the students as a representative of BONDING, which is a Catholic program whose mission is to unite families, students, schools and communities in a common faith to enrich each one involved. This is accomplished by establishing friendship bonds and showing respect for values. The program serves students ages 10-15 and their families.
      • Our middle schoolers received information about hosting exchange students from Guatemala. Fangue also shared her experience doing summer mission work in Guatemala. 
        • For more information on how to participate in the exchange program, please see the Bonding website, catholicbonding.org
        • For more information on the summer mission trip to Guatemala, please see encontrandomeconcristo.org.
        • Seventh Graders Kick off the Year with Swimming Social
          • As part of their “Continuing the Journey” program, our seventh grade class kicked off the year with a student/teacher/parent social.
          • Throughout the year, seventh graders have the opportunity to bond with their brothers during their last year of middle school as they prepare to “Continue the Journey” into high school at Holy Cross.
          • Last Friday they kicked off the year with a student/teacher/parent social held at Lakeside Country Club.
          • The students got to swim, play tennis and other games, and bond with one another and their teachers. Parents were invited to join them at the end as well. We’re looking forward to a great year with many more “Continuing the Journey” activities to come!
          • Photo Gallery: https://photos.holycrosstigers.com/7th-Grade-Continuing-the-Journey-Social-August-2018/ 

  • First Alumni Association meeting of the new school year
    • There are 8 polls in the HS building that will be wrapped with the image of a former Brother of HC.  
      • One is already complete – Brother Melchoir.   
    • The alumni will nominate names for the remaining 7. The plan is to have it complete by Open House in November.
    • Subcommittees were selected, and alums were asked to help with the HC Jesuit Tailgate 9/28/18, Golf tournament and a new Ambassador program.
    • The student government asked for help with a student tailgate for the Chalmette game 9/14/18.
    • The next meeting will be September 27

events coming this week

Aug 27 Mon

 Aug 29 Wed

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Aug 30 Thu         Tulane University College Visit 9:20 AM – 10 AM (Watson Family Theater)

Aug 31 Fri           Varsity Football vs. Higgins 7 PM – 9 PM (Tad Gormley)

Sep 1 Sat            Varsity Cross Country-Mobile Meet of Champions 8 AM – 12 PM (Langan Park in Mobile, AL)

This week in history

  • 1910 Thomas Edison demonstrates the first “talking” pictures–using a phonograph–in his New Jersey laboratory.
  • 1912 Edgar Rice Burrough‘s Tarzan of the Apes first appears in a magazine.
  • 1942 The British army under General Montgomery defeats Rommel’s Afrika Korps in Egypt.
  • 1957   Congress passes the Civil Rights Act of 1957
  • 1963 The March on Wash. takes place and reaches its climax when Dr. King delivers his “I have a dream” speech
  • 1965 Astronauts L. Gordon Cooper Jr. and Charles “Pete” Conrad Jr complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5
  • 1984 Reagan announces the NASA Teacher in Space project, intended to inspire students, honor  teachers, and spur interest in the fields of science, mathematics, and space exploration.
  • 2007 Hurricane Katrina strike the Louisiana and Mississippi coast causing countless deaths and loss of property

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 2 8/19/18

  • Hello all. Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast. First week of school is ion the books.. This show was recorded 19th of August 2018

NEWS

  • Brothers in Formation
    • Holy Cross has reinvented its Big Brother “Boys to Men” program, pairing fifth graders, eighth graders and seniors into family units that will spend time together in formation throughout the year.
    • The brothers had their first interaction during the opening school Mass, where they all got to sit together during Mass. Today, they spent their formation period interacting, playing games and getting to know each other. The school plans to host more of these events throughout the year and will also incorporate our younger Tigers from the Elysian Fields campus.
  • Tiger Golfers Receive Scholarships
    • Congratulations to Holy Cross golf team members Jay Beatmann, Benjamin Oelkers and Antoine Lidell, who received scholarships from the Kelly Gibson Foundation.
      • Senior Jay Beatmann received the Fore!Kids Foundation Board Chairman 2018 Scholarship for $5,000.
      • Senior Benjamin Oelkers received the BC Cup Foundation 2018 Scholarship for $2,500.
      • Junior Antoine Lidell received the Cox Communications 2018 Scholarship for $1,000.

Congratulations, Tigers!

  • Back to school night
    • Last Tuesday Teachers and parents came together for the 2018-19 back to school night.
    • Parents got to start in their son’s homeroom and then spend 10 minutes in each of there classes learning about what to expect in the year to come.
  • 7th grade parent teacher social
    • The social was held at Lakeview country club. Students got to relax in the pool after their 1st week of school
    • Parents and teachers were able to talk and get to know one another as we launch into the year

events coming this week

  • Aug 20 Mon
  • CDEF
  • Aug 23 Thu

This week in history

  • 79      Mount Vesuvius erupts destroying Pompeii
  • 1429   Joan of Arc makes a triumphant entry into Paris.
  • 1667 John Milton publishes Paradise Lost, an epic poem about the fall of Adam and Eve.
  • 1911   The Mona Lisa by da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre. It is NOT recovered until 1920                   
  • 1913 The 19th Amendment to the Constitution is officially ratified, giving women the right to vote
  • 1916 The National Park Service is established as part of the Department of the Interior.
  • 1920   The 19th Amendment to the Constitution is officially ratified, giving women the right to vote
  • 1940 Radar is used for the first time, by the British during the Battle of Britain.
  • 1959 Hawaii is admitted into the Union
  • 1968 The first papal visit to Latin America takes place; Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota.
  • 1969 Hurricane Camille hits the US Gulf Coast, killing 256 and causing $1.421 billion in damages.
  • 1978 NASA launches Viking 1; with Viking 2it provided mapping of Mars

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Pencils, Paper and a Puppy: Start 2018-18 off right S3E1

  • Hello all. Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast. We are so happy to be back for our third season. We are looking forward to an amazing 2018-19 school year. This show was recorded 12th of August 2018

 

Welcome back

  • It was an amazing summer
  • What can you expect from Tiger Talk this year
    • Weekly shows from our studio
    • Onsite events
    • Interviews with coaches, teams, clubs and students
      • If you want your group on with us send us an email
    • Games and prizes featuring our mascot Pinto Bean
  • What can you do for us?
    • Wanna be a field report for a club, team or activity? Let us know we’d love to work with you.
    • Ever wanted to get on the air and try your hand at telling folks about our amazing school’s history? We want to have YOU research and conduct a segment.
    • Do you have something to say? We are always looking for interesting people, students, teachers, and Alumni to interview on the show.
    • Ideas… Our show is driven by new ideas. Do have something you think we should do? A new way we should do it? Please share. It was you the folks out there that convinced us to start videos and interviews…..

 News

  • Student Council Members Attend Holy Cross Conference in Austin
    • Last week, some of our newly elected student council members attended the annual Holy Cross Student Council Conference (HCC4SL) held at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas.
    • Present at the trip were members of the student councils from six Holy Cross schools from across the nation. The goal of the trip was to come together as a Holy Cross family to learn, grow and bond together.
  • Holy Cross Launched New Student Experience Program
    • Our newest Tigers started off their New Student Experience getting their laptops set up and ready for the start of school.
      • Holy Cross School launched the “New Student Experience” program this summer for new students in grades 5-12, including those who are entering middle school from the Holy Cross primary campus.
      • The program includes a campus orientation, where students are prepared for the upcoming year and learn about getting around campus and rules and procedures, and also find out about academic and extracurricular opportunities at Holy Cross School.
      • We are excited to welcome our newest Tigers and get them oriented to everything Holy Cross, and we look forward to a great school year!
  • Student Orientation
    • All students new and old attend orientation last week to get the last of their items squared away for the new school year
      • We want to give a big shout out to: The Men’s Club and The Lady tigers
    • The only people that shouldn’t be joining these amazing clubs are the students. They bring together supports of all ages from friends and relations of all student grades.
  • Five Seniors Participate in Holy Cross Immersion Service-Learning Trip
    • Five Holy Cross seniors had the opportunity to experience what they describe as a life-changing week serving in marginalized communities this summer.
    • Holy Cross Immersion service-learning trip, led by our Campus Minister, Adrian Jackson and Director of Counseling, Dr. Karen duPlantier, was held at Notre Dame High School, in Sherman Oaks, California, in June 5. Twenty-four rising seniors from five Holy Cross Schools participated: The theme of the Immersion was “Being Family – It’s YOUR love that brings me home.”

events coming this week

 Aug 13 Mon

 Aug 14 Tue

Aug 15 Wed

Aug 16 Thu

Aug 17 Fri

Aug 18 Sat

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