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

BRETT

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

Other upcoming events  

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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

Other upcoming events  

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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

 Other upcoming events 

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EXAM ALERT!! Tiger Talk year end recap next week

Good luck to all the students preparing for your exams. Tiger Talk is doing the same and with it being a study intense week we thought we would reward everyone with a year end recap show next week.

We will touch on highlights for the 2017-18 school year…. tell a few jokes (bad) and have some fun (good) If you would like to be part of the show drop us a line via email Facebook or whatever and we will get you on. (feel free to send us an audio clip)

Once again GOOD LUCK and STUDY SMART not hard.

Tiger Talk events for the week of 05/14/2018 through 05/21/2018

Tiger Talk Podcast from the 2018 men’s club crawfish boil

Posted by Tiger Talk on Saturday, May 12, 2018

News

  • Holy Cross CRAWFISH BOIL
  • Seniors Celebrate College Day
    • Last week our seniors had an opportunity to wear their college shirts to school. This year’s class will be well represented throughout the country, with students receiving scholarships and acceptance to military academies, Harvard University, Boston College, Duke University, Baylor and much more.
    • Congratulations to these amazing students on their accomplishments! We wish you all much success in your college careers!

 

  • Alumni Association to Sponsor Holy Cross Fishing Rodeo
    • The Holy Cross Alumni Association would like to invite all families, friends, and alumni to Delacroix for a weekend of fishing and fellowship. Come join us on June 1 and 2 at the Sweetwater Marina as we host a Captain’s Party and Seafood Dinner on Friday with the fishing competition continuing Saturday.  Enjoy the opportunity to compete for a First Place team cash prize and many other categories, including (new this year)….Red Snapper!

 Holy Cross Names Wrestling Coaching Staff

    • With the recent promotion of Eric DesOrmeaux to the position of Chief of School, Holy Cross will have new leadership for its storied wrestling program this fall.
    • Dylan Azinger has been named as the new head wrestling coach of the Tigers while Landon Williams will be the Director of Wrestling Operations.
    • Both Azinger and Williams wrestled at Division III national powerhouse Wartburg College and have been working with DesOrmeaux and the program since 2015 at Holy Cross.
    • Holy Cross has won 28 state wrestling championships, the most in Louisiana history. Polowy guided Holy Cross to 22 of its state championships while Ed Kavanaugh coached the Tigers to a pair of state titles.

 

  • Baseball update
    • After defeating Brother Martin in two games as part of the quarter finals HC battled John Curtis on Thurs suffering a crushing defeat 8 to nothing.
    • We are so proud of out Tiger Baseball team and their deep run into the playoffs. Congradulations to team members family and fans alike.


  • Reunion updates
    • May 19th Class of 68, 50th reunion
    • June 15th and 16th Class of 93, 25th reunion

 events coming this week

 May 14 Mon

May 15 Tue

May 18 Fri

May 19 Sat

Other upcoming events

Tiger talk end of school year show in 2 weeks with highlights from the year

May 25th  Last day of school

June 1st & 2nd Holy Cross fishing rodeo

Oct 15, 2018 HC Golf tournament

 

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Tiger Talk events for the week of 05/7/2018 through 05/13/2018

Tiger Talk Podcast for 5/6/18

This is the Tiger Talk podast for 5/7/18 to 5/13/18

Posted by Tiger Talk on Sunday, May 6, 2018

News

  • Holy Cross Names Tiger Award Recipients
    • Holy Cross School announced the recipients of the 2018 Tiger Award, which is based on the values, concepts and qualities defined in our school mission and school code – The Holy Cross Man.
    • Recipients of this award should embrace and model the whole man philosophy, which is one of the most treasured aspects of the Holy Cross education. This honor is bestowed upon individuals who do the best job of connecting the mind, heart, body and soul throughout the school year.
    • Students, teachers, advisors, coaches and moderators nominate students, and a faculty committee completes the selection process after considering the actions and observed behavior of the nominees
    • For A LIST OF ALL THOSE AWARDED PLEASE GO TO Holy Cross’s main page
  • Middle School Track Ends Season with Championship Title
    • On Saturday April 28, the 5th and 6th grade track and field team from Holy Cross won the Championship meet for the New Orleans Athletic League for the second year in a row. This historic achievement was accomplished by a team coming together to represent their school.
    • Holy Cross scored 155 points to defeat second place Stuart Hall by 72 points. Of the twelve events scored on Saturday, Holy Cross placed first in nine of them. In the 7th and 8th grade division, with only six athletes, Holy Cross still placed 5th overall. The entire Holy Cross family celebrates the effort of these young men, and looks forward to the bright and exciting future for track and field at Holy Cross! Go Tigers!.
  • Tailgaters Host Inaugural Dodgeball Tournament
    • Our Tailgaters Club hosted its first-ever Dodgeball Tournament. They created two divisions with a total of 14 teams. After attending the baseball game, our teams enjoyed pastalaya prepared by Coach White and Coach Baiamonte, and then the games began.
    • A special thanks to Mr. Hanemann for his flawless effort and consistent officiating of our event. Thanks to Clements Insurance Services (Dave ‘98 and Tim ‘01) for their sponsorship and donation. A special thanks to seniors Patrick Johnson and Jules Martin for making the event a success!

 National Honor Societies Present Tiger Pride Awards

    • Last month the Holy Cross Chapters of the National Junior Honor Society and the National Honor Society hosted Tiger Pride Month. This observance focused on spreading compassion and kindness to others. Each week we focused on and celebrated various parts of Holy Cross: our school, community, students, faculty, and staff.
    • As Tiger Pride Month came to a close, they honored a student from each grade level as well as a middle school teacher, a high school teacher, and two staff members who exemplify Tiger Pride. Students, faculty, and staff were able to cast their votes to honor those individuals who they felt show kindness, compassion, and love to others daily. Congratulations to our winners!
    • Students:
  • 5th grade- Christopher Sercovich
  • 6th grade- Blade Schneider
  • 7th grade- Garrett Cantrelle
  • 8th grade- Renzo Cantin
  • 9th grade- Stafford Agee
  • 10th grade- Collin Staub
  • 11th grade- Mason Carter
  • 12th grade- Cole Smith
  • Faculty & Staff:
  • Primary School Teacher – Lori Kerner
  • Middle School Teacher- Ms. Julianne Watson
  • High School Teacher- Mr. Shawn Collick
  • Staff member- Mrs. Kesha Thornabar
  • Staff member- Mrs. Jill Miester
  • Two Sixth Graders Place in Academic Games Nationals
    • Congratulations to 6th graders Christian Smith and Luke Suggs for their National placements at the Academic Games National Tournament held in Knoxville, TN this past weekend.
    • They bring home the tournament’s iconic Thinker Trophies to proudly display at Holy Cross for their national placements.
  • Middle school spring concert
    • Congratulation to the 5th, 6th and 7th graders that played in the spring concert. A great job was done by all.
    • Special thanks to the high school band members that came in and rounded out the Jazz band and to everyone that came together to play Jurassic Park at the end of the concert.
  • Baseball update
    • I Semifinals Game HC vs Brother Martin at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium Fri_________
    • I Semifinals Game HC vs Brother Martin at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium Sat ________
  • Reunion updates
    • May 19th Class of 68 50th reunion
    • June 15th and 16th Class of 93 25th reunion

events coming this week

 May 7 Mon

May 8 Tue

May 9 Wed

May 10 Thu

May 11 Fri

May 12 Sat

May 13 Sun

 Other upcoming events

May 25th  Last day of school

June 1st & 2nd Holy Cross fishing rodeo

Oct 15, 2018 HC Golf tournament

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WE ARE HC!!!

Tiger Talk events for the week of 04/30/2018 through 05/06/2018

Tiger Talk

This is the Tiger Talk for the week starting 4-29-18

Posted by Tiger Talk on Sunday, April 29, 2018

News

  • Baseball update
    • April 16th HC beat St Aug 9 -2 (make up game from Sat)                                            18-13-1 wrapping the season
    • April 17 and 18th On Tues HC fell to John Curtis 7-2 and again on Wed 6-0
    • On Sat the 28th Holy Cross won Over Scotlandville 11-1 in the 1st round of Div 1 play-offs
  • National Honor Societies Induct New Members
    • Congratulations to our students who were recently inducted into the National Honor Society and the National Junior Honor Society at a ceremony held on April 18.
  • Holy Cross Chorus Students Earn Superior and Excellent Ratings
    • Congratulations to the members of Holy Cross’ Concordia Vocal Ensemble who represented Holy Cross at State Vocal Rally this past weekend.
    • Brian Fink, Logan Puissegur, and Ashton Stephens received Superior ratings for their solo performances. Stafford Agee received a rating of Excellent. Trey Nickens, Logan Puissegur, Justice Smith, and Ashton Stephens received a Superior rating for their ensemble performance.!

 Three Athletes Sign for College Pro”er will attend the University of New Orleans and signed with their Cross Country and Track and Field teams.

    • Blake Baldassaro will attend Louisiana State University and signed with their Cross Country and Track and Field teams.
    • Tyler Nunenmacher will attend Tusculum University in Greenville, Tennessee, and signed on to play Lacrosse with their NCAA Division II team.
  • Congratulations to our senior student athletes!
  • Photo Gallery: https://photos.holycrosstigers.com/Spring-College-Signing-2018/
  • Reunion updates
    • May 11th and 12th Class of 73 reunion
    • May 19th Class of 68 50th reunion
    • June 15th and 16th Class of 93 25th reunion

events coming this week

Apr 30 Mon

May 2 Wed

May 3 Thu

May 4 Fri

May 5 Sat

Other upcoming events        

May 12th Rescheduling of Crawfish boil to RAIL or SHINE

May 25th  Last day of school

June 1st & 2nd Holy Cross fishing rodeo

Oct 15, 2018 HC Golf tournament

CLOSING

And remember

WE ARE HC!!!

Tiger Talk events for the week of 04/16/2018 through 04/22/2018

Tiger Talk Podcast with special guests to discuss this years Blue and Gold Gala

Posted by Tiger Talk on Sunday, April 15, 2018

News

  • Baseball update
    • April 9th HC beat Shaw 8 t0 4                                            17-11-1 prior to weekend
    • April 10th they beat Rummel 6 to 3
    • Fri 13th HC vs St Aug 10 to 0
    • Sat 14th HC vs St Aug WASH out
  • Three Juniors Selected for Patrick F. Taylor Foundation 18 in ’18 Competition
    • Three Holy Cross juniors have had their work selected for the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation 18 in ’18 Competition, which celebrates the New Orleans Tricentennial. The competition is open to current high school juniors and includes original essays or artwork about the student’s personal connection to New Orleans.
    • The works of Daniel Monaghan, Tarik Wilson, and Anthony Huete were chosen for consideration to the foundation for the competition. Winners will be announced by the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation on May 15. Good luck to our Tigers.
  • TCAC Basketball Finishes Season with “Lakers” Victory
    • In the basketball championship last week, the Lakers secured a four-point victory within the last two minutes of the game. The co-captains of the Lakers, Jared Jones and Ashton Brown, both scored more than 10 points for their team. Cavs player Jonathan Williams scored 10 points for his team, but it wasn’t enough to control the game. The boys are looking forward to next year when TCAC starts again!
  • Faculty & Staff Give to Community through Service
    • In the spirit of servant leadership, Holy Cross faculty and staff gave of their time on Holy Thursday to give back to the community through a day of service with several organizations.
      • One team of volunteers visited Magnolia Community Center, where they had an opportunity to tour the facility, learn about the programs they offer, and spend time visiting with clients and spreading cheer. Another team visited Vista Shores senior center, where they sang and decorated Easter eggs with the residents.
      • Two other teams visited the Salvation Army and Covenant House, where they did some cleaning and painting of their facilities. And one team spent their morning at Holy Cross School setting up recycling bins and doing some spring cleaning around campus.
      • The group started off the day with a prayer service and returned to campus after a day of volunteering to reflect on their experiences working with these organizations. It was truly a meaningful opportunity for our faculty and staff to give back and to be role models of servant leadership.
      • Special Guests
        • Michelle Donnelly is here with us to speak about the BLUE & GOLD GALA.
        • Rescheduling of Crawfish boil to May 12th RAIL or SHINE

 events coming this week

Apr 16 Mon

Apr 17 Tue

Apr 18 Wed

Apr 19 Thu

Apr 20 Fri

Apr 21 Sat

Apr 22 Sun

Other upcoming events


June 1st & 2nd Holy Cross fishing rodeo

Summer Camp and Science camp at HC


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