08.20.17
Football Bears Start Pre-Season With Scrimmage Against Denham Springs

The Bears started their pre-season last week with a scrimmage at Denham Springs. The Bears outscored the Yellow Jackets 10-7 in the live quarter of play.   CHS football is under the direction of first year coach Gabe Fertitta after the 30 year tenure of legendary coach, Dale Weiner.  Fertitta previously served as the offensive coordinator for the 2014-2016 seasons and an earlier stint as an assistant coach from 2007-2009. Go Bears!  ...

08.18.17
Junior Lance Gaupp Attends Interlochen Art Camp

CHS junior Lance Gaupp was selected to participate in the Interlochen Arts Camp, the world’s premier summer music program for aspiring high school musicians. Gaupp, the son of Laura and John Gaupp, studied double bass, music theory and orchestra while at Interlochen.  Lance was the only student selected from submitted auditions from the state of Louisiana in grades 3-12. There were 18 double bass students at the high school level playing in both the Interlochen Philharmonic and the World Youth Symphony Orchestra. He was honored to study with Larry Hurst, former chair of the Department of strings, Jacobs School of...

08.17.17
Stuart Sonnier '92 Named CHS Finance Director

Catholic High School is pleased to announce that Stuart Sonnier ’92, has joined the Catholic High School Finance Office as finance director. Sonnier, a native of Louisiana, earned a degree in business administration from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and is a licensed CPA with more than 15 years of accounting and finance experience. Before returning to Louisiana in 2002, Sonnier had the opportunity to work for accounting firms in Paris, France, and Boston, MA. Most recently, he was the chief financial officer for Zehnder Communications, Inc. Stuart is married to Jessica Sonnier.  ...

08.15.17
Meet the New Faculty at CHS

Austin Bellamy Algebra II, Coaching Football and Baseball Mr. Bellamy is a graduate of Louisiana State University. He teaches algebra II, and coaches football and baseball. He enjoys playing sports, spending time with friends and family and watching Shark Tank. Jason Dukes Civics II, A.P. World History, Coaching Football and Baseball Mr. Dukes  graduated from Georgia Tech University with a degree in economics and played football for the Yellow Jackets. He also played two years in the NFL for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He is a 13-year veteran teacher, teaches civics II and A.P. world history, and coaches football and baseball...

08.11.17
CHS Athletic Spirit Pass Available Online - Get Yours Today!

The Catholic High Athletic Department is excited to offer students, parents, alumni and friends of CHS an opportunity to purchase a 2017-2018 athletic spirit pass. The goal of the pass is to build community and create an exciting home environment for our athletic teams. The pass will allow the purchaser admittance into all hosted regular season contests during our 2017-18 sports seasons. All sports at Catholic High honor the spirit pass, and the school will host in excess of 100 events during the 2017-18 seasons. The price of the pass is $55.00 for students and $75.00 for adults.   Catholic...

08.10.17
82nd CHS Men's Club Stag Barbecue

Join us for some food (incredible steaks with all the fixin's), fun and fellowship at the 82nd CHS Men's Club Stag Barbecue on Saturday, August 26, 2017, in the CHS gym. You can dine in (6 p.m. - 9 p.m) or takeout (5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.), but either way, it's going to be good! Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets purchased by end of day on Monday, Aug. 21, will be mailed. Tickets purchased after that, can be picked up at Will Call at the front ticket table the night of the BBQ! Purchase...

08.09.17
Registration Open for the 28th Annual Golf Classic

Registration is now open for the 28th Annual Catholic High Golf Classic hosted by the CHS Alumni Association. The tournament is scheduled for Friday, October 6 at Santa Maria Golf Course.  Click here to register your team or to sign up as a tournament sponsor.   Tournament proceeds will assist with funding the CHS Golf Classic Scholarship and the CHS STREAM initiative for improvements to STREAM labs located in the Brother Gordian Udinsky, SC Science Center. These state-of-the-art renovations will provide each student with opportunities to enhance their critical thinking skills by applying Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts and Math....

08.08.17
CHS Wrestlers Partner With Rebuilding Together To Build Wheelchair Ramps

Saturday, July 29, 25 CHS wrestlers, coaches and parents participated in a team service project in North Baton Rouge.  This annual event provides an opportunity for young men to learn new skills and work together as a different kind of team for a day.  The team divided into work crews to build two wheelchair ramps on the same street.  The project was made possible by Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge, who generously provided all materials for the construction of both wheelchair ramps.   Rebuilding Together is a national U.S. non-profit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing...

08.01.17
Five Golf Players Named to All-Metro Team

FIve CHS golf players were named to the Division I-II All-Metro boys golf team: Carson Caruso, Jonathan Ellis, D.J. Johnson, Luke Miller and Max Trapp. Caruso placed in the top 10 at the Division I regional and state meets, and shot 1 over during the regular season. Ellis placed third at the Metro tournament, tied for ninth in the Division I tournament and shot 1.86-over in the regular season. Johnson, the Metro runner-up, shot 1.83-over-par in the regular season and finished 15th in Division I. Miller had a regular season average of 3.4 strokes over par and shot an 83...

07.28.17
CHS Student Ministers Attend Annual Judy Stewart Student Ministry Workshop

More than 30 CHS juniors and seniors joined one hundred students from five other schools at St. Stanislaus for the annual Judy Stewart Student Ministry Workshop.  Alongside their peers from Brother Martin, E.D. White, St. Scholastica, St. Stanislaus and Vandebilt, the CHS student ministry team spent three days praying and learning together to prepare to serve our school community for the upcoming school year. They were trained to lead small groups, serve at liturgies, honor confidentiality limits, recognize the stages of grief, plan retreats and prayer services, and much more. The workshop offered them valuable prayer opportunities and experiences, and...

07.21.17
CHS Assistant Principal for Instruction Christy Kessler Attends Prestigious Summer Institute

CHS assistant principal for instruction and history teacher Christy Kessler, was selected as one of only 53 participants of the 2017 National Gallery of Art Teacher Institute on Art of the Renaissance held in Washington, D.C., in July of 2017. The six-day seminar brought together teachers of art, English, history, math, and related subjects from 20 different states. The program emphasized the social and cultural context of Renaissance art in Italy and Northern European countries between the 14th and 16th centuries. The term Renaissance, meaning “rebirth,” refers to the humanistic revival of classical culture and learning with its underlying belief...

07.19.17
Alumni Return Home for Grand Reunion

Catholic High School welcomed more than 100 CHS Alumni and their families for the Grand Reunion honoring the classes of ’77, ’87, ’97 and ’07 on Saturday, July 15. The event included face painting, balloon twisting, inflatables and campus tours by current CHS students and recent graduates from the class of 2017. Special thanks to Gulf Coast Bank and Trust for providing a trolley to shuttle between CHS and SJA and to the CHS Men’s Club for grilling hamburgers and hot dogs for those in attendance.  ...