10.16.17
CHS To Host Special Screening of "I Lived on Parker Avenue"

The Louisiana Right to Life Federation will present a screening in the CHS gym on Sunday, Oct. 22, of a documentary called I Lived on Parker Avenue about the beauty of adoption.  Adopted at birth and raised in Louisiana, David Scotton is on a journey to Indiana to meet the birth parents he’s never known.  His tattooed birth mother, Melissa, and reserved birth father, Brian, anxiously wait for him, concerned David will reject them for decisions they made before he was born.  I Lived on Parker Avenue is a short documentary about a mother’s agony in choosing what’s best, the...

10.16.17
Four CHS Students Selected to All-State Honor Choir

Four CHS Choir members were selected to the LMEA All-State Honor Choir. Auditions were held Saturday, Oct. 7, against high school boys throughout the state. Congratulations to the following for their selection to All-State Honor Choir: Ryan Aultman  Seth LeBlanc Tucker Poret Lyndon Wilbert   ...

09.28.17
B.A.A.D Club Participates In iCare/Team Spirit Conference

Students representing the Bears Against Destructive Decisions (B.A.D.D.) club participated in the iCare/Team Spirit Conference at the Pennington Biomedical Research Conference Center. Catholic High School juniors Francis Dinh and Hunter Doiron, and seniors Joshua Campesi, Michael Crick, Stephen Gaudin and Jacques Gaspard were the members of the club participating in the conference. These students spent the day working with more than 20 high schools from the Baton Rouge area discussing and learning about the issues regarding substance abuse, bullying and violence prevention.  Members of B.A.D.D. partnered with their St. Joseph’s Academy counterparts in the iCare club to formulate their action...

09.25.17
13 Choir Students Selected to the ACDA All-State Honor Choir

Thirteen choir students were selected to the Louisiana Chapter of the American Choral Director's Association Women's and Men's All-State Honor Choirs. The audition procedure involved submitting an electronic recording of them singing two musical scales and performing a required selection chosen by the conductors of the two choirs. The girls were selected from over 500 submissions and the boys were selected from over 130 submissions. The Honor Choir event will take place October 26-28 in New Orleans.  The concerts will be held at First Baptist Church in New Orleans. Women's ACDA All-State Honor Choir Caroline Anne LeBlanc Hallie Legendre Colleen...

09.18.17
Three Band Students Advance to Second Round All-State Band Auditions

First round All-State Band auditions were held on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the LSU School of Music. Congratulations to the following band students who will advance to the second round of auditions: Helen Alford Mark Belou Gabe Keowen Second round auditions will be held on Oct. 14 at Pineville High School. Students who advance from that point will have a spot in the All-State band on their instruments. ...

09.11.17
London A Cappella Group Hold Workshop with CHS/SJA Choir

What do 15 college students from Imperial College London who all major in different areas of science have in common? They are all members of Techtonics, an all-male a cappella singing group that won the 2016 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella. The Techtonics, who are in their 10th year, are on their “Deep South” tour in the U.S.; one of their stops being Catholic High School. On Monday, Sept. 11, they made their way into each CHS choir class to give a workshop demonstrating vocal technique, warm-up exercises, breathing and pitch exercises. They also taught the students their arrangement...

09.11.17
27 Choir Students Selected to District Honor Choir

Congratulations to the following students who auditioned Saturday, September 9, and were selected to the District Honor Choir. They placed in the top 10 in their voice parts. Ryan Aultman Eli Barbin Benjamin Bennett Ben Bordelon Beau Brown Isaak Dawson Nicholas DiLeo Evan Dille Rhett Greer Easton Hollis Tyler Humphrey Clifton Kurzweg James Lalonde Payne Lanoix Seth LeBlanc Ned Mayeaux Joshua Miletello Philip Moore Bryce Olivier Tucker Poret Charles Poss Jared Sapia Joseph Scallan Ian Thompson  Braden Ulmer Lyndon Wilbert Daniel Woodruff The following students placed in the top five and qualify to proceed to the second round All-State auditions...

08.31.17
Four CHS Students Represent Louisiana at National Judicial Competition

Catholic High students, Spencer Heitman, Drake Brignac, Jack Rittenberry and Stewart Roeling were chosen to participate in the National Judicial Competition in Chicago this past August. They represented Louisiana along with eleven other students from across the state. The candidates were chosen after an initial application and interview with Youth and Government alumni representatives. Knowledge of government and legal processes as well as an ability to articulate ideas and speak publicly were part of the selection criteria. This year was Louisiana’s first time to send a delegation and compete with delegates from 26 other states. NJC is facilitated by the...

06.14.17
CHS Ultimate Team Presents National Championship Trophy to CHS

The CHS Ultimate team, Bayou Hazard, presented their National Championship trophy to the school on Tuesday, June 15. The Bears defeated nationally ranked No. 2 Lakeside of Seattle to take home the national title in Rockford, Illinois. This is the first team in Catholic High history to win a national title.  “At the beginning of the year, this group of guys said that they wanted to compete for the national title,” said ultimate coach Michael Aguilar. “The other coaches and I laid out a schedule for them that meant coming to school at 6 a.m., that meant additional practice time...

06.07.17
CHS Ultimate Team: 2017 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS - Wow!   The Catholic High Ultimate Team defeated nationally-ranked #2 Lakeside of Seattle, 13-10, last weekend to capture the ultimate frisbee high school national championship. The national title is believed to be the first of any kind for any team competing in Catholic High history.   The Bears went 6-0 in the national tourney held in Rockford, Illinois. Five of the victories came against nationally ranked opponents.  CHS came into the tourney ranked 12th nationally and was the 5 seed in Rockford. Lakeside was the 2 seed. The Bears finished the 2017 season with a 32-3 record...

05.10.17
Juniors Compete in LA High School Bass Fishing State Championship

Louisiana has long been billed as "The Sportsman's Paradise" because of its unending outdoor possibilities.  Two juniors, Jordan Davenport and Ian Madere, have taken advantage of those limitless possibilities and have brought bass fishing to Catholic High. The two Bears competed in the B.A.S.S. Louisiana High School State Championship on April 28 and 29.  The fishing tournament was launched out of Bayside Marina in Pierre Part with the weigh-in at Bass Pro in Denham Springs.  The CHS duo finished eighth of 92 high school teams with a five fish limit of 10.7 pounds. Davenport and Madere qualified for the B.A.S.S....

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...

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