02.22.17
1,300 Attend Mother-Son Breakfast Hosted By CHS Mothers' Club

Approximately 1,300 CHS students and moms attended the annual Mother-Son Breakfast hosted by the CHS Mothers’ Club on Sunday, Feb. 19 at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge. For the first time in the event’s 31 year history, two ballrooms were filled to ensure everyone had the chance to take part in this special event. Congressman Garret Graves ’90 spoke to those gathered about being forgiven, taking advantage of opportunities, and being thankful for the unconditional love between mothers and sons. Attendees had the chance to take photographs thanks to LensArt by Tobi Gomez. Click here to view, download and purchase photos. The deadline to purchase...

02.21.17
CHS Community Celebrates Diversity With Celebration of Mass

The CHS community gathered today to embrace diversity through the celebration of Mass. The celebration was organized by the CHS Student Ministry group, and centered around the 31 countries currently served by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. The altar was adorned with flags from 29 of the countries in an effort to show our students the connection they have to young people all over the world. Student participants read and translated intercessions in Spanish, French, Latin, Italian and Vietnamese, and Maurice Coleman ’82, Catholic High School’s Distinguished Graduate for 2016-17, was also introduced to the community. The celebrant for...

02.21.17
Baseball Opens Season With 8-1 Victory Over Slidell

The CHS baseball team conquered opening day with a convincing 8-1 victory at 5A Slidell on Monday, Feb. 20. The Bears outhit the Tigers 11-4, played clean defense with no errors and picked up a dominating performance on the mound from three hurlers. Austin Andrishok, making his first appearance since 2015, shut down the Tigers. The junior lefty tossed four innings, giving up three hits while striking out seven. Sophomore Brock Perry threw two innings in relief of Andrishok, giving up one hit and striking out four. Junior Brady Hebert closed it out for the Bears, striking out two in...

02.21.17
Six CHS Seniors Advance In Knights Of Columbus CYLA Scholarship Program

Six Catholic High seniors have been selected by their respective Knights of Columbus Councils to advance in the Catholic Youth Leadership Award Scholarship Program (CYLA). Hayden Denham (Council 4030), William Martin (Council 3743), Daniel Ourso (Council 10455), Lance Rodriguez II (Council 9692), Michael Ross (Council 5530) and Andrew Schoonmaker (Council 9247) will now compete at the Diocesan level with other Council nominees. In March, each of the seven Dioceses will select one senior boy and one senior girl finalist to compete at the state competition for a $4,000 scholarship. The state CYLA finals will be held at St. Joseph Academy...

02.20.17
CHS Students Shine At YMCA Youth And Government Conference

Catholic High students from all grades participated in the 55th Louisiana YMCA Youth Legislature Conference. Students debated in the House of Representatives, Senate and Supreme Court gaining a unique insight into how the American legislative system works. Seven students' bills were signed into law, and three students won awards for outstanding bills. Catholic High senior and Speaker of the House Ben Smith said, “This year our delegates performed so well. They made connections with students from around the state and at every turn promoted the values of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart.” Sophomore Spencer Hietman and freshman Luke Bella’s...

02.20.17
Soccer Team Shuts-Out Mandeville Securing Spot In Finals

The calling card for the soccer Bears in their playoff run to the state semifinals has been defense.  The Bears continued the theme by shutting out its fourth straight playoff opponent and picked up a goal in the final minute of stoppage time in the second half to defeat host Mandeville on Saturday, Feb. 18. CHS moved its record to 12-6-5 with the victory and Ben Hupperich's last minute goal sent the seventh seeded Skippers packing. The Bears' defense allowed two shots on goal, both saved by keeper Patrick Riley, and kept a number of defenders between the Skippers' strikers...

02.20.17
2017 Indoor Track And Field State Champions!

The CHS indoor track and field team captured the Division I state title on Saturday, Feb. 18, at LSU's Carl Maddox Fieldhouse. The Bears entered the meet's final event, the 4x400 relay, with an eight point lead. The team of Cade Rounds, Tyrell Jackson, Lane Palmisano and Sethan Hollier left no doubt in the scoring by capturing the 4x400. The Bears scored 55 points to 39 for state runner-up John Curtis.   CHS won the Division I indoor title for the 10th time in the last 11 years and they avenged last year's runner-up finish to John Curtis, this year's...

02.17.17
Student Ministers Gather To Discuss Church Teachings

Student Ministers met with small groups of freshmen and 8th graders today to discuss Church teachings on healthy relationships between men and women. Today's small groups included visitors from St. Scholastica Academy in Covington. SSA participates each summer in the Student Ministry Training Workshop hosted by St. Stanislaus that also includes students from Brother Martin, E.D. White, Our Lady Academy and Vandebilt. CHS students ministers accompanied these young women at lunch and led them on a tour of the school....

02.17.17
More Than 100 Guests Enjoy CHS Men's Club Guys' Night Out!

The Catholic High School Men’s Club hosted its second Guys’ Night Out on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The event was an opportunity to thank current members for their continued support of CHS, and for prospective members to learn about the Men’s Club and how they too can get involved. The evening began with a social hour, where old friends reconnected and newcomers had the opportunity to meet and mingle with current members. Pre-meal festivities also included a $5 raffle for a Carbon Steel Texas Style BBQ Pit valued at $350. Congratulations to Jay Christina for winning the raffle.  Following the...

02.17.17
Indoor Track And Field Ready To Compete In State Championships

The Bears are shooting for their 13th Division I indoor track and field state championship when the meet gets underway at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18. LSU will host the event at the Carl Maddox Fieldhouse located on the north side of Bernie Moore Stadium. Veteran coach Pete Boudreaux is looking for top finishes from hurdles stalwart Kam Cummings, sprinter Sethan Hollier, shot putter Zach Tom and the 4x200 and 4x800 relay teams. Look for hurdler Vernon Langley to point in the hurdles for the Bears.  ...

02.17.17
Baseball Bears Prep For Season With Brothers Of The Sacred Heart Jamboree

The Brothers of the Sacred Heart Jamboree will be the last pre-season evaluation before coach Brad Bass' team opens the season.  The Jamboree will take place at Grizzly Field on Saturday, Feb. 18. The Bears will play Class 3A power E.D. White of Thibodaux at 2 p.m. The Cardinals were the #2 seed in last season's playoffs and were defeated in the semifinals. EDW will compete for the Division II title this season. At 3:30, the Bears will take on Brother Martin. The Crusaders were the #8 seed last season and were eliminated in the second round.  Brother Martin is...

02.17.17
CHS Soccer Team Chasing History

Roll back the clock to 1995. That is the last time the CHS soccer program has played in the state finals. The Bears opportunity to get back there, after a twenty-two year drought, comes Saturday, Feb. 18, when the soccerballers trek down I-12 to face No. 7 seed Mandeville in the Divison I semifinal matchup. The two sides met earlier in the year with the Bears winning 2-0. Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m. Patrick Mensah, who is also a starting cornerback on the football team, has been a huge cog in the Bears' playoff machine, providing speed, athleticism, and...