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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 28 – Show recorded 2/24/19

 Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of Feb 25th  thru March 3rd The first week of carnival season

items in the NEWS

  • Holy Cross School Names Andy Cannizaro Head Varsity Baseball Coach for 2019-2020
    • Cannizaro is a former Major League Baseball infielder and was head baseball coach for Mississippi State University. He played college baseball for the Tulane Green Wave and was drafted by the Yankees in the seventh round of the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft. In 2014, Cannizaro was named hitting coach and recruiting coordinator at LSU and then went on to serve as head coach for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
    • Trey Guillot ’95 assumed the role of interim head coach in November, replacing former coach Cass Hargis for the 2018-2019 season. Guillot, who is a vital part of the administrative team serving in enrollment management, will also continue in his role as director of baseball operations for the school’s fifth through twelfth grade baseball program.
  • Full STEaM Ahead! Middle School STEM Club
  • through the generous support of a grant from the Terracon foundation, the Holy Cross Science Department will pilot a new STEM club for middle school students. This club will focus on building the skills that students need to succeed in the STEM-oriented career of engineering.  Students will work in groups with an engineering mentor to design, build, and test a product that solves a real-world problem. The club will be open to a maximum of 24 students and will meet after school on Wednesdays or Thursdays, from 3:00-4:30, beginning the week of March 11; it will also require one Saturday commitment in April. Because the school anticipate demand to be high, there is a short application that they are asking interested students to complete and turn in to Marie Hooper by Wednesday, February 27 at 3:00 p.m. Applicants will be notified on Friday, February 29, if they are accepted into the club.  Please email Marie Hooper or Katherine Schilling with questions.
  • City Park Night, March 23
    • Wristbands for Holy Cross City Park Night may be purchased either through your SMART Tuition account for $15/each or at the gate on the night of the event for $20. If you purchase your wristbands online, you will receive a confirmation email and the wristbands will be distributed to the students the week of the event.
  • Band Marching Mardi Gras Parades
    • Our Tiger Band will be marching in several Mardi Gras Parades. We hope you will get a chance to come out and see them perform.
      • Krewe of Hermes – Friday, March 1
      • Krewe of Thoth – Sunday, March 3
  • HC Basketball update  
    • The State Playoff Brackets Are Set Your Tigers enter the playoffs as the #3 seed and will host the winner of the  Rummel vs Brother Martin game. March 1st at Holy Cross….DONT MISS IT!!
    • Congratulations to Guards Jason Chan and Kalil Thomas for being named to the 2018-2019 All-District Team for your District Champion Tigers
  • Soccer update
    • Congratulations to our soccer team for bringing home the Division II State Championship for the second year in a row. We are so proud of Coach Matt and the whole team!
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  • upcoming events
  • School Mass, 2/19
  • 7th Grade Parent Meeting, 2/20
  • Lady Tigers, 2/21 was canceled
  • But Alumni Assoc will have their meeting
  • State VEX robotics championship 2/23
  • Mardi Gras Holidays, 3/4-3/8
  • Men’s Club, 3/14
  • Crescent Tiger Throwdown, 3/15
  • Mass & St. Joseph’s Altar, 3/19
  • Evening with Moreau, 3/20
  • Lady Tigers, 3/21
  • City Park Night, 3/23
  • Alumni Association Meeting, 3/28
  • Junior Prom, 3/29
  • Holy Cross Gala, 3/30
  • Grandparents Day Mass (Grades 5-12), 4/2
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st
  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 27 – Show recorded 2/17/19

 Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of Feb 18th  thru Feb 24th

items in the NEWS

  • Holy Cross Wrestling Brings Home Four Individual State Champions
    • The Holy Cross Wrestling team traveled to Shreveport/Bossier City this weekend to compete against 28 Division I teams in the 2019 LHSAA State Wrestling Tournament.  Holy Cross ended with 12 wrestlers standing on the podium including 4 State Champions– Senior Caden Mumme (182 lbs), senior Cameron Frost (170 lbs), and freshman twins Evan (106 lbs) and Jacob (113 lbs) Frost..
  • Holy Cross Seniors Named National Merit Finalists
    • Two Holy Cross School seniors have been named Finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.
    • Cade Martin, son of Sean and Jenna Martin (Class of 1992), and Blake Ziegler, son of Melvin and Rebecca Ziegler (Class of 1977), have both been named National Merit Finalists. These academically talented high school seniors are among approximately 15,000 Finalists in the 64th 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 $31 million that will be offered this spring.

“Blake and Cade are perfect examples of Holy Cross Men. Neither gentleman rests on his academic accolades; rather, each strives to be a complete person: mind, heart, body and soul. Holy Cross School encourages young men to embrace their community to fulfill their God-given genius and to be servant leaders through participation and a commitment to excellence,” said Sean Martin, Headmaster of Holy Cross School

  • Holy Cross Campus Minister Commissioned as Lay Ecclesial Minister
    • Holy Cross campus minister and high school theology teacher Mr. Adrian Jackson ’00 was commissioned by Archbishop Gregory Aymond as a Lay Ecclesial Minister for the Archdiocese of New Orleans at St. Louis Cathedral.
    • Mr. Jackson underwent two and half years of spiritual direction, graduate courses in theology, retreats, days of formation, and a supervised practicum project.
  • 5th-12th Grade Parent-Teacher Conferences, March 12
    • Our 5th through 12th grade parent-teacher conferences will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. Online registration for conferences will be available soon, and an email will be sent out in advance with a link for parents to sign up for time slots.
  • City Park Night, March 23
    • Wristbands for Holy Cross City Park Night may be purchased either through your SMART Tuition account for $15/each or at the gate on the night of the event for $20. If you purchase your wristbands online, you will receive a confirmation email and the wristbands will be distributed to the students the week of the event.
  • Band Marching Mardi Gras Parades
    • Our Tiger Band will be marching in several Mardi Gras Parades. We hope you will get a chance to come out and see them perform.
      • Krewe of Pygmalion – Saturday, February 23
      • King Arthur Parade – Sunday, February 24
      • Krewe of Hermes – Friday, March 1
      • Krewe of Thoth – Sunday, March 3
  • HC Basketball update  
    • Senior Guard Kalil Thomas is named as one of the Top uncommitted Guards in the state. Somebody is going to get a GREAT player!
    • Last District game of the season was Friday at Shaw. With a WIN, the Tigers will secure 1st place in District.
  • Soccer update
    • #1 Holy Cross defeats #9 Benton, 3-1 on the road and advances to the semis; Tigers will take on #4 Beau Chene, at HC 6pm Sat night Taking on the team they beat last year to win the State’
  • upcoming events
  • Gras Holidays, 3/4-3/8
  • School Mass, 2/19
  • 7th Grade Parent Meeting, 2/20
  • Lady Tigers, 2/21 was canceled
  • But Alumni Assoc will have their meeting
  • State VEX robotics championship 2/23
  • Mardi Gras Holidays, 3/4-3/8
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st
  • CLOSING

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WE ARE HC!!!

Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 26 – Show recorded 2/10/19

Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of Feb 11th  thru Feb 17th

items in the NEWS

  • Middle School and JV Wrestlers Take Home State Honors
    • Holy Cross’ Middle School and Junior Varsity wrestling teams competed at two state tournaments this past weekend with some great results.
    • JV state finishers included 106 lbs Nick Cusimano 1st Place, 120 lbs Charles Sauerwin 1st Place, 126 lbs Reed Barnewold 2nd Place, 160 lbs Colin Wibel 2nd Place.   Jr. High results: 76 lbs Peyton Fremin 4th Place, Hunter Chabert 4th, 94 lbs Brandon Gainey 1st Place, 100 lbs Joseph Simon 1st Place.
    • The Elementary and Middle School Tournament results include 65 lbs Brock Breaux 2nd Place, 70 lbs Caden Judice 1st Place, 75 lbs Richie Clementi 1st Place,  75 lbs Anthony Oubre 4th Place, 80 lbs Landon Smith 1st Place, 85 lbs Ian Fletcher 5th Place, 95 lbs Gunner Guidry 3rd Place, 125 lbs Nicholas DiGerolamo 1st Place, 125 lbs Max Landry 5th Place, 140 lbs Isaiah Sandifer 2nd Place, 140 lbs Joshua Adams 5th Place.
  • 5th-12th Grade Parent-Teacher Conferences, March 12
    • Our 5th through 12th grade parent-teacher conferences will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. Online registration for conferences will be available soon, and an email will be sent out in advance with a link for parents to sign up for time slots..
  • City Park Night, March 23
    • Wristbands for Holy Cross City Park Night may be purchased either through your SMART Tuition account for $15/each or at the gate on the night of the event for $20. If you purchase your wristbands online, you will receive a confirmation email and the wristbands will be distributed to the students the week of the event
  • Band Marching Mardi Gras Parades
    • Our Tiger Band will be marching in several Mardi Gras Parades. We hope you will get a chance to come out and see them perform.
      • Krewe of Pygmalion – Saturday, February 23
      • King Arthur Parade – Sunday, February 24
      • Krewe of Hermes – Friday, March 1
      • Krewe of Thoth – Sunday, March 3
  • HC Basketball update   Holy Cross  gets the win over  John Curtis 84- 50 last week Jason Chan finished with 18pts for HC, Myles Sanders 15 w/7 rebs, Kalil Thomas 11 w/7 rebs, 3 asts & 2 stls. Rashod Holmes had 14 w/4 rebs Darius Rockett 11 w/3 rebs & 2 asts,
  • Soccer update
    • HC defeats Live Oak 3-0 Taking a playoff win!! On to the quarterfinals
  • HC Powerlifting
    • This coming Saturday Feb 16th Over 50 TIGER lifters ranging from grades 7th-12th will compete at the 4th annual HC Powerlifting Intra-Squad Meet. Team members will be placed into 11 different weight classes. Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishes. We will also award the Outstanding lightweight, and heavyweight lifters of the meet. Tiger Talk will be on site and doing live spots as well as interviews…….
    • Admission:$4 adults $2 kids
    • FREE for all HC Students with school ID.
    • T-Shirts with this years Intra-Squad logo will be on sale for $10.
    • Gumbo, jambalaya, and other concession’s will be available.
    • Doors will open at 8:30am.
    • Come support the TIGERS,
  • upcoming events
  • Band Solo & Ensemble Festival, 2/13
  • Football Banquet & Awards, 2/13
  • Evening with Moreau, 2/13
  • Middle School Game Night, 2/15
  • 8th Grade Social, 2/15
  • School Mass, 2/19
  • 7th Grade Parent Meeting, 2/20
  • Lady Tigers, 2/21
  • Mardi Gras Holidays, 3/4-3/8
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st
  • CLOSING

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WE ARE HC!!!

Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 25 – Show recorded 2/3/19

Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of Feb 4th  thru Feb 9th

items in the NEWS

  • Holy Cross Student Recognized by NOCCA
    • Holy Cross senior Elijah Boudreaux has been named a recipient of NOCCA’s 2019 President Honor Award in Classical Instrumental Music. Boudreaux has been studying with NOCCA for three years and plays trombone. He plans to continue his musical career in college and will major in trombone performance.
  • You’re a good man Charlie Brown
    • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is started this weekend! Did you go or Do you have your tickets yet? It will play Feb 1st through the 10th
  • HC Basketball update  
  • HC survives over Brother Martin 56-54 after being down 11 at the half;  and going in to overtime,Tigers improve to 7-1 in district play & are on an 8-game win streakKalil Thomas – 24pts (15pts in the 4th qtr)Jeremy Lindsey -9ptsMyles Sanders 8ptsTyler Beaver  -7pts
    • HC vs Jesuit Friday Feb 1st  was a tough loss67-46  but still very proud of our Tigers
      • Especially Senior Guard Myles Sanders in surpassing 1000 career points!
  • Soccer update
    • 1/28 HC over Country day 1-0
    • 1/29 Final 4-0. HC falls to Denham Springs in the last match of the regular season
    • District playoffs have HC with a first round bye next game will be 2/12

Congrats to our 7/8th grade team on their Middle School Championship!! And Congrats to Coach James Mayes, who is on a 3 year streak of Championship wins! Let’s keep it going young Tigers!!

  • HC Powerlifting
    • On Feb 16th Over 50 TIGER lifters ranging from grades 7th-12th will compete at the 4th annual HC Powerlifting Intra-Squad Meet. Team members will be placed into 11 different weight classes. Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishes. We will also award the Outstanding lightweight, and heavyweight lifters of the meet.
    • Admission:$4 adults $2 kids
    • FREE for all HC Students with school ID.
    • T-Shirts with this years Intra-Squad logo will be on sale for $10.
    • Gumbo, jambalaya, and other concession’s will be available.
    • Doors will open at 8:30am.
    • Come support the TIGERS,
  • upcoming events
  • Bowling v Bonnabal All Star Lanes 2/4
  • HC basketball @ John Curtis 2/5
  • Cheerleaders @Nationals 2/7
  • HC wrestling State Tourny 2/8
  • HC basketball v Rummel 2/8
  • Mens Club meeting 2/14
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st

Holy Cross business spotlight

              Today’s spotlight.

  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 24 – Show recorded 1/27/19

 Welcome to Tiger Talk.  This show is being recorded for the week of Jan 28th thru Feb 3rd but

We want to apologize. If you were looking for the show last week and couldn’t find it we are sorry. We had technical issues (The computer I use to edit video needed to be serviced)   but we are back at it again….

  • Tiger Talk reporters and or anchors wanted
    • As we move into the new year, we want to expand those helping us promote Holy Cross and all there is to know about it. If your interested drop us an email at hctigertalk@gmail.com

items in the NEWS

  • Two Holy Cross Athletes Named All-Academic Honorees
    • for 2018-2019 by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association. Powerlifter Charles Wellington and Varsity Soccer player Andre Farnet are both recipients of the Academic Composite team honors.
  • Academic Games Team Places First in City
    • Congratulations to our elementary Academic Games team, which recently won first place in the city in the Presidents competition, with our middle school division taking second place.
  • Fifth grader Peter Schissel was named the top elementary player in the city; with sixth grader Tyler Tran placing third an fifth grader Blake Bigner placing fifth. Holy Cross has three of the top five players in the city in the elementary division (fifth and sixth grade). Both Peter and Tyler will be recognized at the National WWII Museum on January 24, and team awards will be awarded in May.
  • You’re a good man Charlie Brown
    • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown is only one week away! Do you have your tickets yet? It will play Feb 1st through the 10th
  • HC Basketball update  
    • Tigers get the WIN over Rummel 73-55. Jan 15th
      • Kalil Thomas – 17pts
      • Myles Sanders – 15pts
      • Jeremy Lindsey – 12pts
      • Tyler Beaver – 11pts
    • Tigers get the WIN on the road over Riverdale 87-56 Jan 18th
    • HC beats Shaw 66-33 Jan 22
      • Kalil Thomas – 21pts
      • Sidney Madison -13pts
      • Myles Sanders -12pts
    • HC vs St Aug Friday Jan 25th
  • Soccer update
    • 1/15 HC beat Rummel 2-0
    • 1/17 6-0  HC over NOMMAHC
    • 1/22 0-0. Tigers and Blue Jays tie
    • On 1/24 3-0 Final HC defeats Lakeshore for district title finishing 17-3-2
  • upcoming events
  • HC basketball @ Brother Martin 1/29
  • HC bowling vs Kenner Discovery
    • All star Lanes 1/30
  • 7th grade parent/son lunch 2/1
  • HC basketball vs Jesuit ALUMNI NIGHT 2/1
  • Bowling v Bonnabal All Star Lanes 2/4
  • HC basketball @ John Curtis 2/5
  • Cheerleaders @Nationals 2/7
  • HC wrestling State Tourny 2/8
  • HC basketball v Rummel 2/8
  • Mens Club meeting 2/14
  • HC Fishing Rodeo at Hopedale Marina
    • May 31st thru June 1st

Holy Cross business spotlight

                Today’s spotlight.

  • Rod Nunez ’85 Employee Benefits Consultants at USI Insurance Service
  • nunuz@usi.com
  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 22 – Show recorded 1/13/19

 Welcome to Tiger Talk and welcome to carnival season.  This show is being recorded for the week of Jan 14th thru Jan 20th   

Hope everyone is doing great.

  • Tiger Talk reporters and on anchors wanted
    • As we move into the new year, we want to expand those helping us promote Holy Cross and all there is to know about it. If your interested drop us an email at hctigertalk@gmail.com

items in the NEWS

  • High School entrance testing
    • The current HC 7th grade class as well as many others from around the metro area met early Saturday morning to take their entrance exam for high school. The parents enjoyed talks from faculty and alum talking about what to expect in the coming years. It was wrapped up by the students joining, in several team building activities.
  • HC Basketball update  
    • Tigers have a big win against B.M. 59-49 on Jan 5th
      • Kalil Thomas – 16pts  
      • Jason Chan – 13pts
      • Tyler Beaver – 8pts
    • Holy Cross overcomes very slow start to overcome Jesuit in OT 58-55
      • Tyler Beaver – 12pts
      • Kalil Thomas – 11pts  7rebs
      • Jeremy Lindsay – 11pts | 7rebs | 3ast
      • Tyler Kirkwood – 9pts
      • Jason Chan -9pt
    • Tigers get the WIN over John Curtis.70-68
      • Jason Chan – 17pts | 1000 career points
      • Kalil Thomas – 17pts, 13rbs | double-double
      • Jeremy Lindsey
      • – 12pts | 9pts in OT
      • Tyler Beaver – 7pts
      • Tyler Kirkwood – 7pts
  • Soccer update
    • HC 4-0 beats Holy Savior Menard
    • And your Tigers take home another victory – 4-1 vs Teurlings.
    • HC 8-0 over Franklinton now 2 and oh in district play
    • 3-0. HC over Vandebilt
  • upcoming events
  • School Mass, 1/15
  • Soccer vs Rummel @HC 1/15
  • Basketball vs Rummel @ Rummel 1/15
  • 9th Grade Parent Breakfast, 1/16
  • Wrestling La. Classic 1/18
  • Basketball vs Riverdale @ Riverdale 1/18
  • HC Science & Eng fair 1/19
  • Martin Luther King Holiday, 1/21
  • Teacher Professional Development (no school for students PK-12), 1/22
  • Basketball vs Shaw @ HC 1/22
  • Wrestling Jesuit Dual @ HC 1/23
  • Alumni association meeting 1/24
  • HC basketball vs St Aug @ HC 1/25

Holy Cross business spotlight

              Today’s spotlight.

  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 21 – Show recorded 1/6/19

Welcome to the Tiger Talk and Happy New Year to everyone out there.  This show is being recorded for the week of Jan 7th  thru Jan 13th   

Hope everyone had a great holiday and is all geared up for the second half of the school year.

items in the NEWS

  • Holy Cross Band takes part in the Liberty Bowl halftime show
    • Take a look at this brief video of our Tiger Band on the field.
    • If you want to see the full video you can find it on our Youtube feed
  • HC Basketball update  
    • Tigers get the W over Lakeshore. 83-71 giving Coach Kirkwood his 100th win
    • Tigers get the W over Mandeville 63-38
      • Congratulations to Senior Guard Kalil Thomas on eclipsing 1000 career points
    • Tigers get the WIN over West Feliciana 57-25 to finish 3-0 in the Episcopal Tournament
    • Tigers fall this past week to St Aug 59-52 bringing their record to 16 – 5
    • Tigers Jan 5th game against B.M. is going on as we record
  • Soccer update
  • Tigers play their first game under the new lights and steam roll De La Salle 8-1
    • Northlake Christian get compete as HC takes the W 5-1 on Jan 2
    • Tigers are 10-3-2 going into Sat 5th game against St Louis Catholic in Lake Charles
  • Team Named 2018 Deep South Bayou Dual Tournament Champions  
    • Holy Cross Wrestlers met up with Jefferson High School out of Georgia to battle for the Gator Head trophy in the Finals of the 2018 Deep South Bayou Duals Tournament.  The Dragons have won Georgia State Championships every year since 2001. With ten state placers in 2018, their team was a formidable opponent for the Tigers.
    • The Tigers showed true grit and determination and claimed the Gator Head trophy by defeating Jefferson 31-27.
  • Team Named 2018 Deep South Bayou Dual Tournament Champions  
    • Holy Cross Wrestlers met up with Jefferson High School out of Georgia to battle for the Gator Head trophy in the Finals of the 2018 Deep South Bayou Duals Tournament.  The Dragons have won Georgia State Championships every year since 2001. With ten state placers in 2018, their team was a formidable opponent for the Tigers.
    • The Tigers showed true grit and determination and claimed the Gator Head trophy by defeating Jefferson 31-27.
  • Baseball reporter needed
    • As we move toward the start of baseball season, we are looking for a student, parent, or coach that would like to keep us posted on game happenings and allow us to get the word out about Tiger baseball.
  • upcoming events
  • Classes Resume, 1/7
  • Soccer vs Salem @HC 1/8
  • Basketball vs Jesuit @Jesuit 1/8
  • Primary Parent Breakfast, 1/9
  • Wrestling Rummel Dual @ Rummel 1/9
  • Men’s Club, 1/10
  • Soccer vs Franklinton @Franklinton 1/10
  • Wrestling Ken Cole Inv 1/11
  • Basketball vs John Curtis 1/11
  • Soccer vs Vanerbilt Catholic @ V.C. 1/12
  • School Mass, 1/15
  • Soccer vs Rummel @HC 1/15
  • Basketball vs Rummel @ Rummel 1/15
  • 9th Grade Parent Breakfast, 1/16
  • Wrestling La. Classic 1/18
  • Basketball vs Riverdale @ Riverdale 1/18
  • HC Science & Eng fair 1/19
  • Martin Luther King Holiday, 1/21
  • Teacher Professional Development (no school for students PK-12), 1/22
  • Basketball vs Shaw @ HC 1/22
  • Wrestling Jesuit Dual @ HC 1/23

Holy Cross business spotlight

              These spotlights are currently done in reverse alphabetical order and are gotten from the Holy Cross Business Associations list. We encourage all Tiger alums to support your fellow graduates if you can.

  • Today we will do two spotlights and you’ll see why in a second.
  • Brandon Peltier ’03 is with YA Environmental Services, LLC as a Senior Environmental Consultant. they consult you in all your environmental needs. He can be contacted at www.youngonline.com
  • Brett Schneider ’85 is the owner of Xiphos Books
  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 20 – Show recorded 12/23/18

 Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast.  This show is being recorded for the week of Dec 17th thru Dec 23rd  

Merry Christmas and Happy New Years to everyone. Please enjoy the amazing video behind us. IT is the Christmas video Holy Cross released this week. Check the main website to see it in all its glory.

items in the NEWS

  • HC Basketball update  
    • Tigers get the win over Chalmette 80 – 43
    • Tigers get the W over Bonnabel. 83-78
    • Coach K has a total of 99 wins as head coach get out and support them and The Tigers look to get Coach his 100th WIN on Thursday night vs Lakeshore in the Episcopal Tournament for his birthday!… that’s a heck of a gift
  • In a rematch of last years state championship touny HC and Beau Chene went head to head  and finished 0-0
    • This pushes the record a 6-3-1 record.
  • @ Zachary’s Big Horse VARSITY Tournament
    • 8th grader Nicholas Cusimano 106 lb CHAMP
    • Freshman Cole Baiamonte takes 285lbs 3rd Place
    • 120lbs  Dylan Lauriano takes 3rd
  • WGNO coats for kids
    • As part of Holy Cross’s partnership with WGNO they are proud to be sponsors in the coats for kids campaign. Please consider donating. Boxes will be located in all areas and collection will begin Monday Nov 26th
  • upcoming events
  • Varsity Soccer vs De La Salle 5 PM @ HC 12/26
  •  Basketball Episcopal Tournament 12/27
  • Wrestling-Bayou Duals 8 AM (B R) 12/28
  • Band at the Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN) 12/31
  • Soccer@s Northlake Christian-Time TBD ½
  • Soccer-Lafayette Tournament-Time TBD (Moore Park-Time TBD) 1/4
  • Varsity Wrestling-Prep Slam (Atlanta) ¼
  • Basketball vs. Brother Martin 7 PM @ HC 1/5
  • Classes Resume, 1/7
  • Primary Parent Breakfast, 1/9
  • Men’s Club, 1/10
  • School Mass, 1/15
  • 9th Grade Parent Breakfast, 1/16
  • Martin Luther King Holiday, 1/21
  • Teacher Professional Development (no school for students PK-12), 1/22

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And remember

WE ARE HC!!!

Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 19 – Show recorded 12/16/18

 Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast.  This show is being recorded for the week of Dec 17th thru Dec 23rd  

 We will do a short show next week that will be our show until the 6th of Jan.

items in the NEWS

  • HC Basketball update  
    • Tigers fall to Bonnabel 68-60 in the Championship of the 2018 East Ascension Spartan Classic.
      • But Congratulations to Tigers Jason Chan and Kalil Thomas for being named to the All-Tournament Team in the 2018 East Ascension Spartan Classic.
    • Tigers get the W 57-49 over JFK thurs night.
    • HC wins 38-31 over East Jeff
  •  Soccer update
    • Another win for your Tiger Soccer team 3-1over Episcopal (BR). goals scored by E. Garvey, C Cadiere, A. Farnet. This pushes the us  to a 6-2 record..
  • Next matches are in the Lake Charles Tourney on the 21st
  •  WGNO coats for kids
    • As part of Holy Cross’s partnership with WGNO they are proud to be sponsors in the coats for kids campaign. Please consider donating. Boxes will be located in all areas and collection will begin Monday Nov 26th
  •  Christmas Ornaments for sale
    • 2018Christmas Ornaments featuring the Founders Grotto have arrived at the spirit shop and are now available for purchase for $18.
  • upcoming events
  • Exams12/17-20
  • Tiger B ball vs Chalmette 12-19 @Chal
  • Tiger B ball vs Bonabal 12-21 @ Bonabal


This week in history

  • 1620     The Pilgrims land at or near Plymouth Rock.
  • 1802     The United States buys the Louisiana territory from France.
  • 1903     Near Kitty Hawk, N, Carolina, The Wright brothers make the first successful flight of a self-propelled, plane
  • 1944     German troops surround the 101st Airborne Division at Bastogne in Belgium.
  • 1944     During the Battle of the Bulge, General Anthony McAuliffe responds to surrender request with answer: “Nuts”
  • 1945     Congress confirms Eleanor Roosevelt as the U.S. delegate to the United Nations
  • 1974     TheB-1 bomber makes its first successful test flight
  • 1988      Blade’s sister Brittanie is born……. Happy Birthday
  • 1989      The Simpsons, television’s longest-running animated series, makes its US debut.
  • CLOSING

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 18 – Show recorded 12/9/18

 Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast.  This show is being recorded for the week of Dec 10th thru Dec 16th  

items in the NEWS

  •  HC Basketball update  
    • Tigers fall74-73 on last second FTs. To Warren Easton
    • This week Tigers also played in the East Ascension Spartan Classic
      • Tigers beat East St John 92-69 in the first round
      • Defeat the host team of East Ascension 62-58
      • They play Bonnabel 6pm Sat….thats now…for the championship
  • Soccer update
    • Final 0-1, Northshore beats your Tigers
    • Soccer Tigers take home the victory against Alexandria by a score of 1-0.
    • And as we filmed this they just started play against Lakeshore in the semis of the Lakeshore Invitational
  • Holy Cross hosted the Brother Martin Crusaders this past Wednesday night in a wrestling dual meet showing off the teams in contention of becoming the 2018-19 LHSAA Division I State Champions.
    • Despite Brother Martin winning the meet 32-25,Coach Nick Michael is confident that his team will continue to work hard in preparation for the ultimate show-down at the state tournament in February.
    • The next home dual meet will be Senior Night on January 23rd when Holy Cross hosts Jesuit.
  •  Debate Team Places Second in St. Augustine Tournament
    • The Holy Cross Debate Team took home second place sweepstakes honors in the St.Augustine High School Speech and Debate Tournament that was held on November 30and December 1, 2018.
  • Boden Garda placed fifth in Original Oratory; Duncan Olsen finished fifth in Declamation, and Austin Wyman finished fifth in both Impromptu Speaking and Student Congress.
  • Ben Young placed third in Student Congress. Mason Wallace and Austin Wyman finished first in Public Forum Debate. Blake Ziegler was second in Extemporaneous Speaking. He shared first place honors in Advanced Lincoln-Douglas Debate and finished first in Student Congress and first in Impromptu Speaking.
  • The team meets every Monday after school and is still accepting new and returning members.
  •  Middle School Quiz Bowl Team Takes Home Honors
    • The Holy Cross Middle School Quiz Bowl Team competed in the Academy of Our Lady Academic Games on Saturday, Dec. 1 and took home several awards.
      • Congratulations to the following students who won medals:
        •     World Wars: Blade Schneider (7th Grade)& Hunter Blankenship (7th Grade)—3rd Place
        •     SI Units: Blade Schneider (7th Grade) & Rohit Srivastava (6th Grade)—3rd Place
        •   Health& Nutrition: Blade Schneider (7th Grade) & Zachary Becnel (5thGrade)—1st Place
        •   Geography: Riley Domingue (7th Grade) &Hunter Blankenship (7th Grade)—2nd Place
        •   Literary Devices: Blade Schneider (7thGrade)—2nd Place
      • Congratulations to these students and thanks to our moderator, Mr. David Hanemann. We are proud of you! Go Tigers!
  • WGNO coats for kids
    • As part of Holy Cross’s partnership with WGNO they are proud to be sponsors in the coats for kids campaign. Please consider donating. Boxes will be located in all areas and collection will begin Monday Nov 26th
  • Christmas Ornaments for sale
    • 2018Christmas Ornaments featuring the Founders Grotto have arrived at the spirit shop and are now available for purchase for $18.
  • upcoming events
  • Xmas Band Concert 12/10
  • Primary Santa workshop 12/11
  • School Mass 12/12
  • Tiger Fest volunteer meeting 12/12
  • Xmas Chorus concert 12/12
  • Men’s Club meeting 12/13
  • Exams 12/17-20

This week in history

  •  1799     GeorgeWashington dies on his Mount Vernon estate.
  • 1814     Andrew Jackson announces martial law in New Orleans as British troops arrive in Lake Borne.
  • 1817     Mississippi is admitted as the 20th state.
  • 1919     Captain Ross Smith becomes the first person to fly 11,500 miles from England to Australia
  • 1941     The United States declares war on Italy and Germany.
  • 1972     The lunar lander for Apollo 17, touches down on the moon. This is the last time a man was on the moon.
  • 2003     Deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is captured; he is found hiding near his hometown of Tikrit.
  • 2005     TheF-22 Raptor Stealth fighter enters active service with the US Air Force.

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