04.24.17
CHS Weightlifters Win Championship!

The Catholic High Bears weightlifting team won the Louisiana State Weightlifting Championship on Saturday, April 15. This was the team’s 19th state title in olympic style weightlifting. Ben Miles had the meet’s heaviest lifts for the Bears. He snatched 205 lbs. and clean & jerked 324 lbs., for a total of 529 lbs. Medal winners for the Bears were: GOLD – Caleb Sanders (47kg Class), Luke Romano (56 kg Class), M.J. Coates (69 kg Class), Parker Smith (94 kg Class), Ben Miles (105+ kg Class) SILVER – Grant Gallegos (69 kg Class), Andrew Gauthier (85 kg Class), Chris Cameron (105...

04.24.17
Baseball Bears Look To Playoffs As #2 Seed!

The baseball playoff pairings have been announced, and the Bears garnered the #2 seed in the Division I playoffs. The 4-1 win over 5A Hahnville on Saturday bolstered the Bears' seeding and sent them into the post-season with momentum and a win over a quality opponent. "With district play over and a vacant spot on our schedule on the last day of the season, it was important for us to play a seasoned opponent," said sixth year coach Brad Bass. "Hahnville will be a top eight seed and has twenty-three wins. It was good we scored four runs in he...

04.21.17
CHS Track & Field Captures Another District Title!

The Bears remained undefeated in meet competition in 2017 on their way to another district track and field championship. The district title is the seventeenth in a row for coach Pete Boudreaux's squad and featured twelve winners in eighteen events.   Kam Cummings was named Outstanding Field Performer with a triple jump win of 40-5 and a second place effort of 21-1 in the long jump. Cummings also won the 110 and 300 meter hurdle events. Outstanding Track Performer was Sethan Hollier with victories in the 100 and 200 meters. Hollier blistered the 200 in 21.85 and stopped the timer...

04.21.17
Summer Reading List 2017 - 2018

The Summer Reading list for summer 2017 has been announced. Click here to open the instructions for the 2017 Summer Reading Program. To open the 2017 Summer Reading list, click here. Descriptions of the novels on the Summer Reading list can be found here. Each student must read this year's Big Read, Under Our Skin: Getting Real about Race. Getting Free from the Fears and Frustrations that Divide Us by Benjamin Watson, and two other selections assigned to his grade level and/or course.   The Mission of the CHS Summer Reading Program is to encourage a love of reading by...

04.20.17
CHS College Counselors Provide Input To Officials On TOPS, Cuts To Higher Ed And Access

CHS college counselors Sherry Brouillette and Jennifer Thibodeaux, had the opportunity to participate in SACAC Legislative Day on Wednesday, April 12, at the State Capitol. Brouillette and Thibodeaux had the opportunity to sit in on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Post-Secondary Education and listen to discussions about TOPS, cuts to higher education, college access and Board of Regents concerns. SACAC members from Catholic High School, Brother Martin High School, Tulane University, Louisiana State University, Northwestern State University and St. Louis University were able to participate in a private discussion with Rep. Reid Falconer (House Education Committee), Nick Albares (Senior Policy...

04.20.17
Baseball Bears Win District Championship - AGAIN!

The Baseball Bears added another district championship to its program's resume' with a pair of wins over McKinley this week. The Bears defeated the Panthers by 13-1 scores on both Tuesday and Thursday. This is the fourth 5-5A title in a row and the twenty-third for the program since 1980.   On Tuesday, the Bears pounded out eleven hits with no strikeouts in the 13-1 win. The team started out slow, leading just 6-1 through four innings before a seven run outburst in the fifth busted the game wide open. Will Ethridge had three hits for the Bears and Patrick...

04.20.17
CHS Track & Field Dominates Grizzly Relays (photo by Patrick Dennis)

The CHS track & field team cruised its way to a 7-0 season record, and a convicning team win in the Grizzly Relays. The Bears were victorious in ten of the Grizzly Relays' eighteen events to rack up 226 points. Episcopal was next with 144 and Parkview Baptist was third with 74 points. Senior Kam Cummings led the Bears with first place finishes in the 110 hurdles, the 300 hurdles and the triple jump. Cummings also had a runner-up finish in the long jump. Sethan Hollier continued to post blistering times in the 100 and 200 meters en route to...

04.20.17
Golf Team Captures District Championship

The Links at Pelican Point provided the setting for the Division I, District III golf tournament. The Bears shot 297 as a team to defeat its nearest competitor, Zachary, by eleven strokes. Dutchtown, Denham Springs, East Ascenson, St. Amant, Baton Rouge High, Live Oak, Walker and Woodlawn were district schools that competed in the match. Carson Caruso shot a one under par, 71, to win the individual title. Caruso chipped in from off the green on holes 14 and 15, and birdied 18 to catapult him to the title. D.J. Johnson had a solid back nine to finish with a...

04.20.17
Tennis Team Honors Seniors With A Sweep At Regionals

The Catholic High tennis team had a dominate showing, sweeping both the individual singles and doubles titles as well as winning the overall Regional Team Title. The Bears' winning score was 22 points with the next closest team, Baton Rouge Magnet High, following with 7 points. CHS' Nick Watson beat Baton Rouge Magnet High's Logan Bueche 6-2, 6-1 to win the individual singles title. It was an all-Catholic High doubles final with the Bienvenu brothers beating Carson Chassaignac and Davis Weston 6-1, 6-0. Following the Regionals win, the team honored seniors Will Aguillard and Stephen and Andrew Bienvenu (team captain)....

04.13.17
Aguillard, deGraauw And Marxsen Earn The Rank Of Eagle Scout

Catholic High School juniors, Matthew Aguillard, Michael deGraauw and Jason Marxsen, have earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Aguillard, deGraauw and Marxsen are members of BSA Troop 888. To earn this rank, a Scout must progress through six ranks, earn a minimum of 21 merit badges, serve in several leadership positions within his troop and provide service to the community. In addition, a Scout must plan, develop and give leadership to a service project for a religious or community organization. Aguillard’s Eagle Scout project was a collection drive for the Battered Women’s Shelter. Aguillard, along with several scout volunteers, collected...

04.13.17
Alumbaugh, Constant And Mengarelli Earn the Rank of Eagle Scout

Catholic High School students, Chris Alumbaugh (senior), Nathan Constant (junior) and Gabe Mengarelli (senior), have earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Alumbaugh, Constant and Mengarelli are members of Troop 229 at St. Thomas More. To earn this rank, a Scout must progress through six ranks, earn a minimum of 21 merit badges, serve in several leadership positions within his troop and provide service to the community. In addition, a Scout must plan, develop and give leadership to a service project for a religious or community organization. Alumbaugh’s Eagle Scout project consisted of replacing and relocating the Stations of the Cross...

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...