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


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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