03.17.17
National Honor Society Presents Check To 4thekids Baton Rouge

The CHS National Honor Society presented a check to James Chastain ’14, a member of the Board of Directors for 4thekids on March 16. "It’s always great to see CHS alumni who are still embracing the charism of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart by serving in the community," said NHS moderator Sherry Brouillette. The money was raised from the NHS membership dues which are always used for charitable purposes. “We were happy to donate to 4thekids, because we knew that our money was going towards something wonderful,” said senior Zack Crawford, NHS president. 4thekids Baton Rouge, Inc. is a...

03.17.17
Athletes Honored at Winter Sports Convocation

Catholic High School honored members of the basketball, bowling, cheerleading, soccer and wrestling teams at the Winter Sports Convocation on March 16, 2017. Athletes received varsity letterman certificates, and special awards were presented in each sport. Receiving awards in basketball were: Austin Lachney, Best Defensive Player Tyler Mixon, the Robert Selleck Memorial Most Improved Player Dean Jolly, the Sloan Deumite Coach's Award Tensley Aldridge, Most Valuable Player Awards in bowling went to: Austin Bertrand, Outstanding Bowler Easton Hollis, Coach's Award Award recipients in soccer were: Ethan Charlson, Coach's Award Garrett Gamble, Outstanding Defensive Player Cole Cazenave, Outstanding Offensive Player Patrick...

03.16.17
Golf Team Defeats 2016 State Champs, U-High

The Bluffs on Thompson's Creek served as the host for the latest CHS golf match where the Bears faced Live Oak and defending Division III state champion U-High on Tuesday, March 14. U-High entered the match with the lowest team scores of the 2017 Metro Golf League and sports one of the top individual golfers as well. The Bears proved that they are a team to be reckoned with at the Metro Championships next month with their winning team score of 152. The Cubs fired a 159 while Live Oak shot a 198.   Carson Caruso and Jonathan Ellis shot...

03.16.17
CHS And SJA Choirs Receive Sweepstakes At District Choir Festival

The CHS/SJA Schola Cantorum, CHS Advanced Men's Choir and the SJA Advanced Women's Choir all received the Sweepstakes Trophy for their performances at the District IV Choir Assessment Festival on Tuesday, March 14. The three choirs all recieved straight ones, the highest possible score across the board, for their concert performances and sightreading performances.  Up next, the choirs prepare to perform in the State Festival in April. ...

03.15.17
Join The CHS Mothers' Club For The 2017-2018 School Year

The CHS Mothers’ Club has begun registration for its 2017-2018 members.  The Mothers’ Club supports the mission of Catholic High School in a variety of ways. Members have the chance to participate at levels that range from donating food for student and faculty appreciation functions to serving on committees that create our annual events.   Mothers of students enrolled in CHS for the 2017-2018 school year can register online by clicking here.  If you have any questions or need more information, please contact moderators, Tracy Ducote at tducote@catholichigh.org or Margie Alexander at malexader@catholichigh.org, or 2017-2018 Mothers’ Club President, Jodie Johnson...

03.15.17
Challenge Day Food Drive 2017 Now Underway

The Challenge Day Food Drive 2017 is now underway. Each school can gain a point at Challenge Day if they raise thirty-five pounds of can goods per student. All can goods will be loaded into PODS and brought to the Baton Rouge Food Bank at 3:00 this Friday. Any donations can be dropped off in the Science Building lobby before then. Please help support Catholic High and the Baton Rouge Food Bank with your donation today! You may also make a monetary donation that will count toward the Challenge Day Drive here....

03.15.17
Mothers' Club Presents Lip Sync Battle With The Bears

The CHS Mothers' Club presented its inaugural Lip Sync Battle with the Bears on Saturday, March 11, in the CHS Gym.  The sold-out event featured eight performances by groups of CHS community members, including faculty, coaches, alumni, parents and other friends of CHS. Emcees, Dixon McMakin ’05 and Rachel Reynolds, opened the show by welcoming Brother Ray Hebert, SC and Brother Paul Montero, SC to the stage to sing the opening prayer, then invited the CHS Show Choir to perform before the competition began.  All of the acts demonstrated the hours of practice and preparation put in by the performers...

03.14.17
18th Annual Brother Eldon 5k Draws Over 300 Participants

The 18th Annual Brother Eldon 5K Run and One-Mile Run/Walk/Jog, hosted by the Catholic High School Alumni Association, drew over 300 participants. Participants competed in the one-mile run/walk/jog and the 5K events. A highlight of the day was a celebration of Brother Eldon’s 75 years of service as a Brother of the Sacred Heart. After the race, alumni, families and friends enjoyed live music in the CHS courtyard provided by Pocket Change and delicious food and beverages provided by local vendors. The title sponsor of the event was BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana. Click here to see the race results. Brother Eldon...

03.14.17
CHS Marching Band Marches In Magic Kingdom Parade

The CHS Marching Band spent Mardi Gras break in Orlando, Florida at Disney World. The band takes a trip to Disney every other year, however, this year was the first year the band marched in the Magic Kingdom parade. "I don't think anyone will forget this experience," said band director Mark Messina. "Everyone had a great time in Orlando and I'm 100 percent positive all our kids made memories to last them a lifetime."...

03.14.17
Mu Alpha Theta Club Competes In Brother Martin Math Tournament

The CHS Mu Alpha Theta club attended the Brother Martin High School Tournament on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Students placing in individual events: 2nd place, Algebra 2 – Jack Fuselier 2nd place, Calculus – Andrew Ford 3rd place, Precalculus, Cameron Vicknair Honorable mention, Algebra 2 – Matthew Odom Students placing in team events: 1st place, Comp Math 1.5 – Jacob Campbell, Jack Fuselier, Matthew Odom, Nicholas Robert  2nd place, Precalculus Math Bowl – Isaak Dawson, Sam Gianfala, Ivey Smith, Cameron Vicknair 2nd place, Calculus Math Bowl – Brian Long, Dominic Maggio, Nicholas Mueller, David Tran 2nd place, Calculus Team –...

03.13.17
Physics Class Builds Mouse Trap Race Cars

The mouse trap race car project is an opportunity to reinforce some kinematic concepts in physics. Because physics is taught one idea at a time using one set of equations for that idea, it is difficult to see the interconnection of physics principals and equations. Projects, like the mouse trap race car, are designed to show students that physics formulas and physics concepts work together to define complex systems around them. The race car we use has three adjustable components - the wheel diameter, the lever arm length and the mouse trap location. These combine for 18 possible race configurations. One part...

03.13.17
Baseball Bears Go 2-1 In Weekend Atchafalaya Challenge

The baseball Bears won two of three games this weekend in the Atchafalaya Challenge to run its record to 9-5 on the season. The Bears dropped the first game of the Challenge to Acadiana, 7-3, but finished the weekend strong with wins over New Iberia 6-3, and Notre Dame of Crowley, 3-2. The Bears have won five of their last six games.  In the Thursday night game, the Bears couldn't find enough offense in the loss against Acadiana. Brock Perry (0-2) threw six innings in the loss, scattering six hits and striking out five. Will Ethridge was 2-3 at the...