02.10.17
Senior Byrne Kennedy Spends "A Day With The Doctors"

Senior Byrne Kennedy was selected to participate in "A Day with the Doctors" at Tulane School of Medicine on Wednesday, Feb. 8. A Day with the Doctor is a one-day interactive program that offers high school students who have an interest in becoming a physician, an opportunity to experience doctors’ daily activities and life on the Tulane School of Medicine’s campus. Kennedy, along with 31 other participants, had the opportunity to meet with medical students at Tulane and discuss the admission requirements for medical school. Participants were taken through a rotation of various activities led by the medical students including...

02.09.17
Glen Randow To Retire After 40 Years Of Service

After 40 years of service at Catholic High School, Director of Alumni Relations Glen Randow will retire at the end of July. “The opportunity to be associated with Catholic High School for 40 years has been a fantastic experience. I owe so much to the Catholic High family: Brothers of the Sacred Heart, the faculty and staff, the students and athletes as well as  members of the alumni association and alumni board," said Randow. Randow was the CHS head basketball coach for 23 years, and he remains the winningest basketball coach in Catholic High School history. His teams appeared in...

02.09.17
Wrestling Team Travels To Bossier City For State Meet

"10:15 to Bossier City" could be the name of a new movie or the Thursday, Feb. 9, charter departure time of the CHS wrestling team headed to the state meet in Bossier City. Prelims get started at 9 a.m. on Friday morning with the semis scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. The Division I finals get underway at 6 p.m. Saturday evening. Coach Tommy Prochaska hopes to see some of his wrestlers still competing on Saturday afternoon with a chance for competing in the spotlight on Saturday night. "We have a number of guys who are capable of making the semifinals...

02.09.17
Senior Matthew Berdon Selected As U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Candidate

Senior Matthew Berdon was selected as a candidate for the United States Presidential Scholars Program. The program was established in 1964, by Executive Order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our Nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors. Students have the opportunity to become Presidential Scholars based on three paths of accomplishment: academic achievement; artistic ability; and accomplishments in career and technical educations fields. The selection of approximately 4,000 program candidates is made based on SAT and ACT scores. A review committee then evaluates those candidates on their academic achievement, personal characteristics, leadership and service activities, and...

02.08.17
Engineering Class Learns About Haz Mat Safety From The Pros

The Haz Mat Unit from the Baton Rouge Fire Department came to campus on Wednesday, Feb. 8, to give Mrs. Jeanette Thompson’s senior engineering class a demonstration on how to handle hazardous materials. The class was introduced to different devices used in hazardous situations and learned how they are used to safely secure area. Students were assigned roles for different scenarios involving hazardous materials. They had to utilize different tools and techniques to secure the leaks. Thank you to the Haz Mat Team for simulating this interactive learning experience. Engineering Design Class - Hazardous Materials Demonstration from Catholic High School...

02.08.17
Basketball Team Picks Up "Program Sweep" Over Broadmoor Bucs

The CHS basketball team picked up a district win last night over the Broadmoor Bucs 49-34. Tensley Aldredge led the Bears with 16 points and fellow senior Tyler Mixon added 10 points to the winning cause. The Bears improved to 16-12 on the season and will take on the St. Amant Gators on the road this Friday, Feb. 10. Head coach Mark Cascio saw the Bears pick up a "program sweep" with the freshmen, junior varsity and varsity teams all collecting wins over Broadmoor. "I am proud of all three programs picking up wins last night. When the freshmen and junior...

02.08.17
CHS Soccer Team Advances To Quarterfinals With Win Over Northshore

Patrick Mensah got the Bears on the board with a goal in the 34th minute and Eli Weathers tacked on another goal for the visitors as the CHS soccerballers defeated Northshore, 2-0, on Tuesday night. The Bears fended off the 6th seeded Panthers and their organized set pieces and found holes in the home side's defense to win in the second round and advance to the quarterfinals of the Division I playoffs. A starting cornerback for the football team, Mensah used his athleticism to score a goal with an assist from Eli Weathers to put the Bears up 1-0. Weathers...

02.07.17
8th Graders Compete In Regional Math Counts Tournament

Seven CHS eighth graders attended the Regional Math Counts Tournament on Friday, Feb. 3, at the Transportation Training and Education Center on LSU's campus. Eighth graders attending were Rhett Greer, Christian Thompson, Jacob LeBlanc, Benjamin Mayeux, Alex St. Cyr, Trevor Turner and Craig Waguespack. The team of Greer, Thompson, Mayeux and Turner, placed 4th as a group. Individually placing in the top 20 at the tournament were Greer (9th place), Mayeau (12th place) and Thompson (19th place)....

02.07.17
Mothers' Club Car Raffle - March 11.

The 2017 Mothers’ Club car raffle will take place on Saturday, March 11. Students received tickets in November. Please check with your son (and his book sack) if you have not received them. It is important that all tickets are returned by February 17.   The vehicles being raffled are:  2017 Toyota Tacoma SR or 2017 Toyota Camry LE or 3 year/36,000 mile lease on a 2017 Lexus RX350. The funds raised directly benefit your sons. In recent years, the car raffle proceeds have been used to help keep tuition costs down for all students and for special projects. This...

02.06.17
Indoor Track & Field Competes In "Last Chance" State Qualifier

The indoor track and field team competed in the "Last Chance" state qualifier at LSU on Saturday, Feb. 4. Kam Cummings lowered his school record in the 55-meter hurdles with a winning time of 8.03 seconds. Cummings will bid for his third straight indoor state title at the state meet on Feb. 18. Zach Tom won the shot put with a throw of over 55 feet. Also qualifying for the Division I state indoor meet are: Sethan Hollier, 55 meters; Vernon Langley, 55 meter hurdles; London Lewis, shot put; 4x200 and 4x400 meter relay teams of Cade Rounds, Sethan Hollier, Tyrell...

02.06.17
Lacrosse Team Sweeps Opening Weekend

The CHS lacrosse team is 2-0 after a successful opening weekend under new head coach George Hopkins. The Bears opened the season with a 7-6 victory over Dutchtown in a non-district match. On Saturday, the Bears needed overtime to beat their out of town visitors, Ocean Springs High School (Ms.), by a score of 8-7. The CHS lax team will hit the field again on Friday, February 17, at 7 p.m. The Airline Vikings of Bossier City will make the trip south for the match at Grizzly Field. Photos by Bobby Brummel...

02.06.17
CHS French Club Performance Merits First Place At French Convention

The CHS French Club participated in the ALCFES French Convention on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 4 and 5, in Lafayette. Students heard and spoke French throughout the weekend, highlighted by a scavenger hunt in Vermillionville, a museum of Acadian culture. The Bears took home first place in the beginner level skit and third place in the video competition. CHS junior Drake Brignac was elected vice president of French Convention and received a half scholarship for five weeks at the Université Sainte-Anne in Nova Scotia. Freshman Stewart Roeling was also elected as a representative for Region 3....