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!...

04.10.17
CHS Senior Recognized With A.C.E. Award

CHS senior Josh LeJeune was recognized by the Exchange Club of Baton Rouge as an Accepting the Challenge of Excellence (A.C.E.) Award winner. He has also been selected as the Exchange Club's candidate to compete for the A.C.E. Award at the Texas Louisiana Gulf Costal District level. Josh received two scholarships for his accomplishments.  The A.C.E. program recognizes high school students who have made a dramatic change in their attitude and performance during their high school years. These changes have enabled the students to overcome adversities and prepare for graduation....

04.10.17
Senior Daniel Ourso Wins Third At State CYLA Scholarship Competition

CHS senior Daniel Ourso competed as the Diocese of Baton Rouge boy finalist in the state Catholic Youth Leadership Award (CYLA) scholarship program on Sunday, April 9. Ourso finished third in state and received a $2,000 scholarship form the Louisiana Knights of Columbus. Also representing the Diocese of Baton Rouge as the girl finalist was Camryn Brouillette from St. Joseph’s Academy. The CYLA scholarship has been awarded annually by the Knights of Columbus since 1959. The program recognizes young Catholic men and women who are faithful role models to others in their schools, churches or community. By participating in the...

04.07.17
2016 - 2017 Grizzly Greats Honored At Induction Ceremony

Four Catholic High alumni were inducted into the CHS Grizzly Greats Athletic Hall of Fame at a banquet held on April 1, 2017, at De La Ronde Hall. Those inducted were Dr. Michael Blanchard ’90, Wesley Salmon ’91, Jonathan Pixley ’92 and the late Warren Virgets ’48. The induction ceremony was led by Matt Moscona ‘00 and each inductee was recognized for his outstanding leadership and service to CHS athletics. To read more about the 2016-2017 inductees, click here.  The CHS Grizzly Greats Hall of Fame honors any person who has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the athletic program, selfless sacrifice...

04.07.17
CHS Track & Field Captures Josten's Invitational

The CHS track and field team continued its winning streak by capturing the Josten's Invitational at Episcopal High School on Thursday night. The Bears scored 148.33 points and won six events to distance itself from Episcopal, Zachary and Dutchtown. Kam Cummings had a double on the evening, winning the 110 Hurdles in 14.3 and the 300 Hurdles in 39.0. Zach Tom threw 56-5 to win the shot put and Jacob Thornton launched the javelin 178-1 for the top spot. Jared Sapia cleared 12-9 in the pole vault to best all jumpers in the event.   The 4x400 team put an...

04.07.17
Baseball Bears Come From Behind To Keep Streak Alive

The CHS baseball team continued its hot streak, winning its 12th game in a row as they defeated district rival St. Amant in a come from behind 3-2 victory. Brady Hebert tossed a complete game, going the full seven innings while giving up just four hits and striking out six. Hebert threw fifty-eight of his ninety-eight pitches for strikes and improved his record to 4-0 with a 2.80 ERA. The Bears got on the board first in the fourth inning, when Loyola signee Patrick Crifasi tripled to drive in Jordan Werner. Werner reached on a single with two outs in...