05.08.17
CHS Bear Bots Robotics Team Places 2nd At Spring RARC Competition

Catholic High placed 2nd in the Spring RARC Competition at STEM Academy of Pointe Coupee. The Bear Bots Robotics Team, which specializes in smaller robots, programmed their robot to navigate along the road, stopping at each colored circle. Students also wired the robot so that when it identified the correct color, it flashed a corresponding LED light. The final task for the robot was to sense and stop if an obstacle was placed in the path of the robot. Members of the Bear Bots High School team included Brandon Bourgeois, Michael deGraauw, Evan Goldsmith and Kevin Oubre. The 8th grade...

05.04.17
CHS Men's Club Honors Seniors With Crawfish Boil

The CHS Men’s Club honored the Class of 2017 with a senior crawfish boil during lunch periods for their last day of high school. Crawfish was prepared by Tramonte’s Meat and Seafood Market while members of the Men’s Club came out to cook hamburgers and help serve seniors. Congratulations to the Class of 2017!...

05.04.17
Jonathan McKeough Signs To Swim at Henderson State

Senior Jonathan McKeough has signed to swim at the collegiate level for Henderson State University. McKeough helped lead CHS to 4 consecutive state championships 2013-2017. He’s a two time state champion in the 200 medley relay (2015-2016) and in 2016 helped set the Division I and composite LHSAA record in the 200 medley relay along with Grant Dawson, Carter Richard and Nick Romero. McKeough is a three time finalist in the 100 breaststroke and scored in two events at state meets for 2014-2016. In addition, he won the 100 breast at the Capital City Swim League Championships in 2015 and...

05.03.17
CHS Golf Finishes Strong As Division I State Runners-up

Congratulations to the CHS golf team on their state runners-up finish in the Division I tournament. The Bears shot 298-303 for a team score of 601 in the thirty-six hole tournament at Farm d'Allie in Carencro. The 601 was eight strokes behind the winner, but bested the other six teams in the tournament.   Carson Caruso and Jonathan Ellis completed their rounds tied for sixth overall in the Division I tournament with scores of 148. "I am proud of our guys. To finish as the state runner-up is a tremendous honor. We competed hard and finished strong," commented CHS golf...

05.01.17
Jacob Summerville Receives Recognition from EBR Sheriff's Office

Senior Jacob Summerville was recognized on Monday, May 1, by Captain Randy Aguillard from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office for his service with the D.A.R.E. Program (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) during Role Model Week. Each year, Aguillard recruits junior and senior student volunteers to assist him in Role Model Week by going to talk to fifth graders at different schools in the Baton Rouge area about their own experiences with peer pressure and saying no to drugs. Summerville has volunteered with Aguillard for the past two years. “Jacob really relates well to the students and delivers a great drug-free...

05.01.17
CHS Tennis Team: 2017 State Champions!

In 1996, "Independence Day" was released on the big screen, "Macarena" could be heard on the radio, eBay was born and the Olympics were held in Atlanta. 1996 was also the last time that the Catholic High tennis program brought home a Division I State Championship.  Fast forward to 2017 - Donald Trump's inauguration, the Patriots winning the Super Bowl, tension with North Korea and.... toss in a Division I State Title for the CHS tennis team! The Bears scored 18 points in the state tournament, far ahead of state runner-up Jesuit with 10.5 points.  The Bears broke the Jays'...

05.01.17
CHS Track and Field Takes 5A Regional Team Title

The Bears of coach Pete Boudreaux continued its assault of the 5A track and field competition with another team victory, this time in the Class 5A, Region II meet. The Bears racked up 148.5 points, far ahead of Zachary's 56 point output. The Bears qualified numerous athletes for fifteen individual spots and the 4x200 and 4x400 meter relay teams also will move onto the state championship.   The 5A state championship meet will be held on Saturday, May 6, at Bernie Moore Stadium on the campus of LSU. Qualifying for the 5A state meet: Shot Put: Zach Tom and Tyler...

04.30.17
Golf Team In The Hunt For Second Round

Day one of the Division I state golf tournament was kind to the Bears, as the five man squad shot a season best 298 in the first round. The 298 puts the Bears four strokes out of the lead with 18 holes left to play on Tuesday at Farm d'Allie in Carencro. There are eight teams competing for the state championship and 48 golfers overall in the tournament.   Senior D.J. Johnson shot a two-under par 70 and is currently in third place. Sophomore Carson Caruso shot a 74; senior Luke Miller and junior Nick Ashy both fired 77s; and...

04.28.17
Brouillette Recognized By SACAC Board For Her Service

CHS college counselor, Sherry Brouillette, just competed her 3-year term on the Board of Directors for the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling(SACAC). The SACAC region is comprised of nine states and the Caribbean, and its mission is to “support and engage its collaborative network of enrollment and counseling professionals by promoting ethical responsibility, professional growth, access, advocacy, and outreach to help all students realize their postsecondary educational goals.” “SACAC is so grateful to Sherry for her service on the Board of Directors,” said SACAC President Connie Scrivens. “Her work has directly and positively influenced the professional development of counselors...

04.27.17
WWII Veteran Speaks To Social Studies Students

On Wednesday, April 26, World War II veteran Dr. David H. Fisher Sr. of Jennings, La. came to speak to several social studies classes about his experiences as a radio operator on a B-29 bomber during World War II. Fisher spoke during lunch periods about his 22 combat missions over Japan during 1945. He was one of 11 members of Crew 55 “Round Trip Ticket”(name of the B-29 they flew) in the 20th Air force, 314th Bomber Wing, of the 39th Bomb Group in the United States Army from May 1945 - September 1945. He has served his country with...

04.26.17
Students Recognized At Leadership Convocation

Student leaders were honored at the Leadership Convocation Monday, April 24, 2017. Catholic High senior Andrew Schoonmaker, president of B.A.D.D., led the opening prayer.  CHS faculty members Charles Jumonville and Scott Manning introduced club officers and their moderators who presented the officers with certificates and pins. Nancy Herin, director of student activities, presented certificates and pins to district, regional and state officers, Honor Board officers and the Student Council officers for 2016-2017. Also honored were members of the Honor Band, Honor Choir and District Rally winners.  CHS Principal Lisa Harvey and Dr. Tom Eldringhoff, assistant principal for discipline, presented special...

04.24.17
Register Online For 10th Annual Fishing Rodeo

Registration is open for the 10th Annual Catholic High School Fishing Rodeo on June 1-3, 2017 at Chris Moran’s Marina – The Pavilion on Flotation Canal Road in Port Fourchon. All CHS Alumni, families and friends are invited to participate.  The Captain’s and Registration Party will be Thursday, June 1, at The Pavilion from 5 – 8:30 p.m. Registration will close promptly at 8:30 p.m. There are two angler divisions for 2017 - The Adult Rodeo Division for registered participants and a Youth Division for participants 13 years of age and under. The fee for all anglers is $80. Online...