04.20.17
CHS Track & Field Dominates Grizzly Relays (photo by Patrick Dennis)

The CHS track & field team cruised its way to a 7-0 season record, and a convicning team win in the Grizzly Relays. The Bears were victorious in ten of the Grizzly Relays' eighteen events to rack up 226 points. Episcopal was next with 144 and Parkview Baptist was third with 74 points. Senior Kam Cummings led the Bears with first place finishes in the 110 hurdles, the 300 hurdles and the triple jump. Cummings also had a runner-up finish in the long jump. Sethan Hollier continued to post blistering times in the 100 and 200 meters en route to...

04.20.17
Golf Team Captures District Championship

The Links at Pelican Point provided the setting for the Division I, District III golf tournament. The Bears shot 297 as a team to defeat its nearest competitor, Zachary, by eleven strokes. Dutchtown, Denham Springs, East Ascenson, St. Amant, Baton Rouge High, Live Oak, Walker and Woodlawn were district schools that competed in the match. Carson Caruso shot a one under par, 71, to win the individual title. Caruso chipped in from off the green on holes 14 and 15, and birdied 18 to catapult him to the title. D.J. Johnson had a solid back nine to finish with a...

04.20.17
Tennis Team Honors Seniors With A Sweep At Regionals

The Catholic High tennis team had a dominate showing, sweeping both the individual singles and doubles titles as well as winning the overall Regional Team Title. The Bears' winning score was 22 points with the next closest team, Baton Rouge Magnet High, following with 7 points. CHS' Nick Watson beat Baton Rouge Magnet High's Logan Bueche 6-2, 6-1 to win the individual singles title. It was an all-Catholic High doubles final with the Bienvenu brothers beating Carson Chassaignac and Davis Weston 6-1, 6-0. Following the Regionals win, the team honored seniors Will Aguillard and Stephen and Andrew Bienvenu (team captain)....

04.13.17
Aguillard, deGraauw And Marxsen Earn The Rank Of Eagle Scout

Catholic High School juniors, Matthew Aguillard, Michael deGraauw and Jason Marxsen, have earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Aguillard, deGraauw and Marxsen are members of BSA Troop 888. To earn this rank, a Scout must progress through six ranks, earn a minimum of 21 merit badges, serve in several leadership positions within his troop and provide service to the community. In addition, a Scout must plan, develop and give leadership to a service project for a religious or community organization. Aguillard’s Eagle Scout project was a collection drive for the Battered Women’s Shelter. Aguillard, along with several scout volunteers, collected...

04.13.17
Alumbaugh, Constant And Mengarelli Earn the Rank of Eagle Scout

Catholic High School students, Chris Alumbaugh (senior), Nathan Constant (junior) and Gabe Mengarelli (senior), have earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Alumbaugh, Constant and Mengarelli are members of Troop 229 at St. Thomas More. To earn this rank, a Scout must progress through six ranks, earn a minimum of 21 merit badges, serve in several leadership positions within his troop and provide service to the community. In addition, a Scout must plan, develop and give leadership to a service project for a religious or community organization. Alumbaugh’s Eagle Scout project consisted of replacing and relocating the Stations of the Cross...

04.13.17
Holy Thursday Holy Hour

To prepare for the beginning of the Easter Triduum, the CHS Student Ministry hosted a Holy Thursday/Holy Hour experience for our students, faculty and staff. Centered in the gym, students had several options to engage in individual prayer and personal reflection. There was an area for journaling where students could write a prayer for themselves, their family, the Church, or the world. They could also write questions or thoughts to offer up to God as they placed them in the “Basket of Doubts.” In addition, there were areas for students to read scripture and spiritual books, as well as pray...

04.13.17
Jane Dunn Joins Staff In CHS Office Of Advancement

Catholic High School is pleased to announce that Jane Hansen Dunn has joined the staff in the Catholic High School Office of Advancement. A 14-year veteran in higher education and healthcare fundraising, Dunn will serve as the new associate director of advancement, replacing Kate Brady who will retire after 15 years of dedicated service to CHS.  Dunn has previously served as director of annual giving programs with the Baton Rouge General Foundation. Prior to joining the Baton Rouge General Foundation, she has served with former chancellor, Jack Weiss for the LSU Law Center and was responsible for its annual giving...

04.12.17
LAX Bears Head To The Quaterfinals With Win Over Dutchtown

The first round of the playoffs proved to be friendly for the CHS lacrosse team as they defeated Dutchtown, 8-5, last weekend. The Bears remained steady with pressure on offense to come away with the victory. Evan Fontenot led the offensive charge for the Bears, scoring five goals in the victory. Holden Farmer tacked on two goals for the Bears against the Griffins' first team all-district goalkeeper. CHS keeper Beau Abadie collected fifteen saves against a potent Griffin offense. Michael Browning had one takeaway and four groundballs to help lead the defense. The "X factor" proved to be Carter Dicharry...

04.12.17
Tennis Bears Continue To Dominate

Domination is the word that best describes the CHS tennis team's performance against local and state competition in 2017. The Bears defeated Baton Rouge High, 5-0, to continue its stranglehold on the local high school league. The Bears are undefeated in state play and finished tenth overall at a recent tournament in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where it defeated Jesuit of New Orleans, 5-1. BRHS Match Results Singles Court one Nick Watson, CHS d. Logan Bueche 6-3, 6-1 Court two William Aguillard, CHS d. Gabriel Young 6-1, 6-3 Doubles Court one Andrew Bienvenu/Stephen Bienvenu, CHS d. Isaac Magee/ Michael McKee 6-0, 6-0...

04.12.17
CHS Golfers Go For Metro Title Today!

The CHS golf team competes today for the Metro Championship at Carter Plantation in Springfield. The Bears figure to be one of the top three contenders along with University High and Zachary.   Veteran D.J. Johnson is a familiar face for the Bears and is one of the top players in the metro area. Max Trapp and Luke Miller are fellow seniors who will be relied upon for solid play as the Bears compete for the championship. Sophomore Carson Caruso has the lowest average on the team, scoring a +1 for the regular season. Playing the best golf for the...

04.12.17
Baseball Bears Stretch Win Streak To 14!

The CHS baseball team continued its hot streak, winning their fourteenth straight game en route to a 8-6 win over Dutchtown. The Bears are now 23-6 and 7-0 in district play, keeping a firm grip on the #2 spot in the Division I power ratings behind John Curtis. The Bears picked up a six run second inning, to support CHS starting pitcher Austin Andrishok. Andrishok (5-0) went four innings and was relieved by Grant Segar who closed out the final three innings for his second save of the season. The Bears were aided by five Dutchtown errors along with two...

04.11.17
Computer Science Class And Robotics Club Attend LSU's Day Of Discovery

Students in Mrs. Schoonmaker’s Computer Science class and senior members of the Bear Metal Robotics Club, visited LSU on Tuesday, April 4. Students started out the day exploring LSU’s Day of Discovery, which highlighted undergraduate research.  LSU’s First Annual Bengal Bot Brawl featured four robots that battled to disable and push each other off of the fighting platform. The last stop was a presentation by Dr. Golden Richard, one of the nation’s premier cyber security experts, where students learned about digital forensics, decoding passwords, and careers in the cyber security field.   LSU's Day of Discovery - Bengal Bot Brawl!...