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.

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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
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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.

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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
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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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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.
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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.

Thanking a Tiger 

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 17 – Show recorded 12/2/18

Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast.  This show is being recorded for the week of Dec 3rd thru Dec 9th  

items in the NEWS

  • HC Basketball update

 This past week Tigers played in the All State Sugar bowl CYO tournament

Win 53-42 over St Paul; Win 58-38 over Newman; Win 69-67 over De La Salle; Jesuit

Win earlier this week at South Plaq 76 -50

  • Soccer update
    • Soccer Tigers fall to Newman 1-3 but your HC Varsity Tigers traveled to Lafayette this weekend for the Copa Acadiana Tournament, and faced Vandebilt, Episcopal of BR and Loyola High School (
  • ·        Wrestling update
  • The Tigers whipped the Wolves 47-12. Despite the fact that St. Paul’s is considered a prime contender in Division I this season,Holy Cross was simply too good, winning 8 of 12 matches contested and taking the other two by forfeit.
  •  Holy Cross School Names Alumnus Trey Guillot Head Varsity Baseball Coach
  • Holy Cross School is pleased to announce the appointment of Trey Guillot as its head baseball coach for the 2018-2019 school year. Guillot has been serving as director of the school’s 5th through 12thgrade baseball program and will continue in that role as well.
  • Guillot, a 1995 graduate of Holy Cross, was a three-year Letterman in baseball and was all-district his junior and senior year and all-metro and team captain his senior season. Guillot attended Tulane University, playing baseball for two years under Coach Rick Jones, and transferred to the University of New Orleans, playing two years for Coach Tom Schwaner
  •  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
    • 2018 Christmas Ornaments featuring the Founders Grotto have arrived at the spirit shop and are now available for purchase for $18.
  • upcoming events
  • Christmas Boutique and Brunch, 12/8
  • 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
  • Exams12/17-20


This week in history

  • 1865       The 13th Amendment is ratified, abolishing slavery.
  • 1877       Edison makes the first sound recording reciting“Mary had a Little Lamb” into his phonograph machine.
  • 1876       Jack McCall is convicted for the murder of Wild Bill Hickok and sentenced to hang.
  • 1933       The 21st Amendment ends Prohibition in the United States, which had begun 13 years earlier.
  • 1945       Four TBM Avenger bombers disappear approximately 100 miles off the coast of Florida.
  • 1947       Tennessee William’s play A Streetcar Named Desire premieres on Broadway
  • 1947       Florida’s Everglades National Park is established.
  • 1972      The crew of Apollo 17, the last manned mission to the moon, lifts off at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
  • 1980      John Lennon is shot to death outside his Manhattan apartment building.
  • 1989      Presidents Bush and Gorbachev announce end to the Cold War at a meeting in Malta.
    • With that note our prayers are with the Bush family as he passed away on Sat at 94
  • 1992      A test engineer for Sema Group sends the world’s first text message, on the Vodafone network.
  • 2006      NASA reveals photographs from Mars Global Surveyor that suggest the presence of water on the red planet.
  • 2010      SpaceX becomes the first privately held company to successfully launch, orbit and recover a spacecraft.

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 16 – Post Thanksgiving show… 11/25/18

  • Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast.  This show is being recorded for the week of Nov 26th thru Dec 2nd

items in the NEWS

  • HC Basketball update  

This past week Tigers win over De La Salle but drop one to Sophie Wright bringing their record to 3-1

  • Soccer update
    • Your reigning state champ soccer team came away with a 1-0 victory against Brother Martin last week. Great start guys

 HOLY CROSS WRESTLINGTAKES 1st PLACE @ the Ketelsen Tourney

  • 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
  • Center Stage “Lend me a Tenor” 11/29 -12/1
  • Caroling Under the Oaks, 12/1 4 to 6
  • Christmas Boutique and Brunch, 12/8
  • 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

  • 1520      Spanish explorer Ferdinand Magellan, having discovered a strait at the tip of South America, enters the Pacific.
  • 1782      The British sign a preliminary agreement in Paris, recognizing American independence.
  • 1789      George Washington proclaims this a National Thanksgiving Day in honor of the new Constitution.
  • 1863      The first National Thanksgiving is celebrated.
  • 1826      Jedediah Smith’s expedition reaches San Diego, becoming the first Americans to cross the southwest
  • 1955      Rosa Parks refuses to sit in the back of a Montgomery, Alabama, bus, defying the South’s segregationist laws.
  • 1963      Cape Canaveral is renamed Cape Kennedy.
  • 1972      Atari announces the release of Pong, the first commercially successful video game.
  • 1982      Thriller,Michael Jackson’s second solo album, is released; it became the best-selling album in history.
  • 2001      The Hubble Telescope discovers a hydrogen atmosphere on planet Osiris, the first detected on an extra solar planet
  • 2004      On the game show Jeopardy! contestant Ken Jennings loses after 74 consecutive victories. It is the longest winning streak in game-show history, earning him a total of over $3 million

Thanking a Tiger

This week is Blade’s chance to give thanks…What would you like to give thanks about

  • I am so thankful for the opportunity that Catholic Bonding has given me to have Andres in our home the last 6 weeks. It has been an experience that has taught me so much and helped me make a great new friend.

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 15 – Interview with Coach Kirkwood… 11/18/18

  • Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast.  This show is being recorded for the week of Nov19th thru Nov 25th
  • Happy Thanksgiving to all our Tiger family everywhere!

items in the NEWS

  •  Holy Cross Swim team wins State!
    • On Saturday our Tiger swimmers took the final step and won the state championship in swimming…. Congratulations!!
  • Ethan Garvey Signs with Evansville Soccer
    • Holy Cross would like to congratulate senior Ethan Garvey, who signed his letter intent to play college soccer at the University of Evansville Indiana this week. Evansville is a Division 1 program that competes in the Missouri Valley Conference.
    • This is the first Division 1 signing for the Holy Cross Soccer program. After our first State Championship in the spring, this is a great next step for the Tiger soccer program.
    • Congratulations Ethan and also good luck in this year’s amazing soccer season
  • The Tiger Band is still selling poinsettias for the holidays! The cost is $10 each and will be available for pick-up after the Christmas concert. The order form is available on the schools website as well as in our show notes
  •  Cheerleader Wreath Fundraiser
    • The Holy Cross Cheerleaders are also in full swing with their fundraiser to help cover expenses for the National High School Cheerleading Championship in Orlando,Florida. They are selling wreaths and door sprays and a cheerleader will deliver it to you personally. If you have any questions, contact Miss Watson
  •  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
  • Well with basketball season upon us we had the chance to sit down with none other than Coach Kirkwood and discuss this season.Hope you enjoy this interview
  • Thanks to Coach Kirkwood
    • remember that Your Holy Cross Basketball Season Pass are on sale for $100.00
  • This includes ONE SEASON PASS for all Holy Cross HOME games (5th grade through Varsity)
  • All Varsity District games (Home and Away)
  • Holy Cross Basketball Team Long Sleeve T-Shirt
  • upcoming events
  • Thanksgiving Holidays, 11/19-11/23
  • 1stHoliday STEM camp
  • Center Stage “Lend me a Tenor” 11/29 -12/1
  • Caroling Under the Oaks, 12/1 4 to 6
  • Christmas Boutique and Brunch, 12/8
  • 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
  • Exams12/17-20

This week in history

  • 2348 BC Biblical scholars determine that this is the year of Noah’s great flood
  • 1620     The Pilgrims sight Cape Cod.
  • 1859     Charles Darwin publishes On Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
  • 1861     Julia Ward Howe writes “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” while visiting Union troops near Washington.
  • 1863     Lincoln delivers the “Gettysburg Address” at the dedication of the National Cemetery at the site of the Battle of Gettysburg.
  • 1906     In San Juan, President Theodore Roosevelt pledges citizenship for Puerto Rican people.
  • 1911     New York receives the first Marconi wireless transmission from Italy.
  • 1942     The film Casablanca premieres
  • 1945     The Nazi war crime trials begin at Nuremberg
  • 1963     Lee Harvey Oswald assassinates Pres. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas.
  • 1981     Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released.
  • 1995     The first feature-length film created entirely with computer generated imagery –Toy Story – premiers.
  • 1992     The first Smartphone, IBM’s Simon, is introduced at COMDEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • 1998     The first module of the International Space Station, Zarya, is launched

Thanking a Tiger

  •  With Thanksgiving this week, we thought we would change things up. we are starting a segment of thanks.
  • I (Brett) am thankful for a very special teacher Mrs. Renee Haase…She was THAT teacher that sparked my love for reading which led to a need for learning of all things and ultimately encouraged me to write as an author…. Thank You

CLOSING

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