08.15.17
Meet the New Faculty at CHS

Austin Bellamy Algebra II, Coaching Football and Baseball Mr. Bellamy is a graduate of Louisiana State University. He teaches algebra II, and coaches football and baseball. He enjoys playing sports, spending time with friends and family and watching Shark Tank. Jason Dukes Civics II, A.P. World History, Coaching Football and Baseball Mr. Dukes  graduated from Georgia Tech University with a degree in economics and played football for the Yellow Jackets. He also played two years in the NFL for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He is a 13-year veteran teacher, teaches civics II and A.P. world history, and coaches football and baseball...

07.21.17
CHS Assistant Principal for Instruction Christy Kessler Attends Prestigious Summer Institute

CHS assistant principal for instruction and history teacher Christy Kessler, was selected as one of only 53 participants of the 2017 National Gallery of Art Teacher Institute on Art of the Renaissance held in Washington, D.C., in July of 2017. The six-day seminar brought together teachers of art, English, history, math, and related subjects from 20 different states. The program emphasized the social and cultural context of Renaissance art in Italy and Northern European countries between the 14th and 16th centuries. The term Renaissance, meaning “rebirth,” refers to the humanistic revival of classical culture and learning with its underlying belief...

05.26.17
CHS Holds Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony

Catholic High School held its Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Fourty-four members of the class of 2021 were promoted to the ninth grade. Mass was celebrated by Brother Ray Hebert, S.C. Trevor James Turner received the Kiwanis Courtesy Award voted on by fellow classmates with input from eighth grade faculty members for his consideration and respect of others. ...

05.22.17
Catholic High School Celebrates Its One Hundred Twenty-First Commencement Exercise

Catholic High School held its Baccalaureate Mass and One Hundred and Twenty-First Commencement Exercise for the Class of 2017 on Saturday, May 20, at 4 p.m. at the Raising Cane's River Center. Two hundred and seventy-seven seniors participated in the graduation ceremony. The graduates were offered admission to 129 different colleges and universities across the country. They earned $24,421,966 in scholarship money, not including TOPS. As a class, they accumulated 23,790 hours of community service and earned 714 credit hours at LSU Spring Testing. The average ACT Composite score for the class of 2017 was 25.6, with 100 percent of...

05.19.17
Members of the Class of 2017 Recognized at Honors Convocation

Zachary Ryan Crawford was named outstanding graduate of the Class of 2017 at the annual Catholic High School Honors Convocation on May 18, 2017.   Recognized as a Nationally Recognized Finalist were Matthew Broeg Berdon, Andrew James Ford, Michael Paul Krzystowczyk, Jordan Edward LeBas, Brian Charles Long, Dominic Rosario Maggio, Harold Edmond Miller, Nicholas Robert Mueller and Andrew Ryan Schoonmaker.  Receiving the Principal’s Award for a 4.0 grade point average were Matthew Broeg Berdon, Hall Michael Braud, Zachary Ryan Crawford, Patrick Francis Crifasi, Hayden Alexander Denham, Collin Jude DeVillier, Ryan Jude DeVillier, Andrew James Ford, Michael Joseph LeBas, Brian Charles...

05.15.17
Seniors Named 2017 Church's Chicken Scholars Recipients

Congratulations to CHS seniors Daniel Ourso, Carter Richard and Andrew Schoonmkaer for being named Church’s Chicken® 2017 Scholars recipients. Each year, Church's Chicken selects 240 high school seniors across 14 states to receive $1,000 towards their college tuitions for the 2017-2018 academic year at any accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/trade school in the United States. Congratulations to these outstanding young men. Next year’s application process opens in January 2018. Scholarship hopefuls are encouraged to apply by going to www.scholarshipamerica.org/churchsscholars.  ...

05.12.17
CHS Junior Invited To Attend Ashbrook Academy Summer Program

Junior Joseph Noguera-Zuniga has been accepted to attend the Ashbrook Academy summer program for the first session on the foundations of America through the Civil Rights Movement. The Ashbrook Academy is a summer program designed for rising high school juniors and seniors who share a deep interest in American history and politics. The Academy invites students to consider the American experiment as a historical triumph, a victory for reason and the human spirit that warrants grateful celebration but also demands serious study. The Academy meets for seven days (June 18-24, 2017) at the Ashbrook Center on the campus of Ashland...

05.11.17
Juniors Evan Dille and Stephen Gaudin Accepted To 2017 Naval Academy Summer Seminar

Congratulations to CHS juniors Evan Dille and Stephen Gaudin for being accepted to the 2017 United States Naval Academy’s Summer Seminar. The program offers the opportunity for rising high school seniors to visit the Naval Academy for one week during the summer. During the six-day session, participants will become part of the Academy, living on campus and eating in the dining hall, participating in academic and leadership workshops and experiencing a variety of other activities on the campus. The application process is highly selective, focusing on the applicant's academic performance, achievement in leadership, athletics and extracurricular activities....

05.10.17
CHS Students Excel on National Latin Exam

Fifty-four Latin students won awards for their outstanding performance on the 2017 National Latin Exam in March. The NLE is an annual academic contest sponsored by the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League. More than 150,000 students across the country and the world participate in the exam. Questions cover topics on Latin grammar, reading comprehension, mythology, derivatives, literature, Roman life, history, geography, oral Latin and Latin in use in the modern world. These young Latin scholars will be honored at the Academic Convocation in the Fall. Latin II students Grant Alumbaugh ’19, Hunter Doiron ’19 and Philip...

05.09.17
Taylor Fontenot Awarded ROTC Minuteman Scholarship

Congratulations to CHS senior Taylor Fontenot for receiving the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps’(ROTC) Minuteman Scholarship. Introduced in 2015 to identify and recruit highly qualified cadets, the scholarship recognizes individuals who have achieved a meritorious record in academic studies, extracurricular participation and athletic activities. Recipients have also demonstrated exceptional leadership potential, as well as an expressed desire to serve as an officer in the United States Army. The scholarship covers full tuition and fees.  ...

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...

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...

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