12.11.17
Evan Dille and Stephen Gaudin Received Congressional Appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy

CHS seniors Evan Dille and Stephen Gaudin received a Congressional appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017.  Dille and Gaudin were nominated by Congressman Garret Graves, CHS alumnus from the class of 1990. Graves called CHS to personally congratulate and announce the news to the seniors about their appointments. Each member of Congress can have five constituents attending the Naval Academy at any time. As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character and compassion in the...

12.06.17
Brothers of the Sacred Heart Class Visits Brother Martin

On Tuesday, Dec. 5, seniors from the Brothers of the Sacred Heart religion class spent the day at Brother Martin High School in New Orleans. Witnessing the Brothers' charism expressed in another school is a big part of the class curriculum. During the visit, students were able to tour the campus and collaborate with a few religion classes. They shared about their own experiences of school and listened to Brother Martin students talk about the dynamics of their classes and extracurriculars. Ms. Kelly Wild, college admissions counselor at Brother Martin, spoke to the class about the Coindre Leadership Program and...

12.05.17
Senior Evan Goldsmith Wins Congressional App Challenge

Congressman Garret Graves (R-Baton Rouge) announced Monday, Dec. 4, that CHS senior Evan Goldsmith is the 2017 winner of the Congressional App Challenge from the sixth Congressional District.  Goldsmith’s app, “The Schedule Tracker” was created to scan student ID’s and provide an interactive map of their campuses and their class schedules.  It also allows students to scan a friend’s ID to compare schedules and class location.   “Due to the size of many campuses, a majority of young students often find themselves struggling to make it to class on time and I hope this app will help them succeed as...

12.04.17
Five CHS Sophomores Selected To Attend HOBY Leadership Conference

Catholic High School sophomores Roberto Carreras, Nick Fanguy, Andrew Gawarecki, Tucker Poret and Stewart Roeling was selected to attend the Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Conference on June 15-17, 2018 in Port Allen.  HOBY programs are conducted annually throughout the United States, serving local and international high school students. HOBY programs provide students selected by their schools to participate in unique leadership training, service-learning and motivation-building experiences. For over five decades, Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) has inspired young people to make a difference and become catalysts for positive change in their home, school, workplace and community. As America’s foremost...

11.28.17
CHS And SJA Spanish Clubs Prepare Spanish Dishes

The Catholic High School and St. Joseph’s Academy Spanish Clubs joined together on Wednesday, November 14, to learn how to cook traditional Spanish dishes. The CHS students traveled to the SJA Home Economics classroom and learned how to prepare paella, gazpacho, tortilla de patata and crema de limón. It was a fun and creative learning experience that many of the members will take back home to their own kitchens. After cooking, the club members ate dinner together to celebrate their culinary success.  ...

11.28.17
CHS/SJA Juniors And Seniors Experience History Up Close On Annual D.C. Trip

CHS juniors and seniors spent their Thanksgiving holiday in Washington, D.C. where they had the opportunity to experience firsthand the Civics and American History they are learning in the classroom. Steel Jones explained, "I really enjoyed walking around all the monuments in D.C. It’s one thing to hear about them on TV or from a teacher, but it is a whole different experience being able to see it in person.”  Charles Landry agrees that the personal experience is impactful, “Seeing the great things my nation could produce inspired me to contribute to it.”  A combined total of 176 students from...

11.14.17
2017 Bruin Yearbook "ONE" Racks Up At LSPA Competition

Catholic High School’s 2017 Bruin Yearbook, ONE, took home 10 awards in the 13 categories entered in Louisiana Scholastic Press Association’s High School Yearbook Competition, sponsored by the LSU Manship School of Mass Communicatoin. Of the 10 awards, CHS walked away with four 1st place awards and six 2nd place awards, including “overall yearbook design” and “cover design.” Congratulations to the 2016-2017 yearbook staff for another excellent yearbook.   1st Place     Theme Development     Feature Writing     Sports Writing     Copy Writing 2nd Place     Overall Yearbook Design (received trophy)     Cover Design     Class Section     Sports Photo...

10.24.17
Drake Brignac Selected as Louisiana Semifinalist for U.S. Senate Youth Program

CHS senior Drake Brignac was chosen as one of the four Louisiana semifinalists for the 2017-2018 United States Senate Youth Program, sponsored by the William R. Hearst Foundation for the last 56 years. Two finalists from Louisiana will receive a week-long, all expenses paid trip to Washington, D. C., March 3-10, 2018, and a $10,000 college scholarship.  A panel of external judges will select the two delegates based on the results of portfolio scores, written exam and an interview. This final step in the competition will take place on Thursday, November 2, 2017 in Baton Rouge.   ...

10.12.17
CHS Mu Alpha Theta Hosts Middle School Math Tournament

Catholic High's Mu Alpha Theta Club hosted the 22nd annual middle school math tournament last Thursday. The club hosted more than 300 middle school students from 11 different schools. Students attended a math fair, competed in individual and team events, had pizza and competed in a math relay. Catholic High eighth graders performed as follows: 2nd place - Algebra I - Jackson Robb 1st place - Algebra I team (Ethan Cave, Jackson Robb and Daniel Waguespack) 3rd place - Algebra I team (Patrick Day, Easton Lonibos and CJ Sturiale)  ...

10.03.17
Students Recognized at 2017 Academic Convocation

Catholic High School recognized students at the Academic Convocation on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, for their achievements in academic excellence. First honors certificates and pins were given to students who have maintained a cumulative 3.5 grade point average, and highest honors certificates and pins were given to students who have maintained a cumulative 4.0 grade point average. Special awards were also given to Nationally Recognized students, Cyber Discovery participants, and for achievements at National Latin Exam and State Rally. Grant Alumbaugh, Hunter Doiron and Philip Tullier were honored for earning the Summa Cum Laude certificate and gold medal for the...

09.18.17
CHS Mu Alpha Theta Takes Third At St. Paul's Math Tourney

Catholic High School Mu Alpha Theta took third place overall in the magnet school division at the St. Paul's tournament on Saturday, September 16.  Students placing in individual events: Calculus: 3rd - Khoivu Nguyen, Sam Gianfala Honorable Mention - Isaak Dawson, Cameron Vicknair, Noah Davis Precalculus: Honorable Mention - Grant Alumbaugh, Jack Fuselier, Sayer Sauviac, Broderick Wong  Algebra 2: 3rd place - Daniel Barfield Honorable Mention - Alex Richard, Christian Thompson, Reese Williams Geometry: Honorable Mention - Ben Mayeux Algebra 1: Honorable Mention - Jackson Robb, Patrick Gordon  Students placing in team events: Calculus Ciphering: 2nd place - Cameron Vicknair,...

09.13.17
Fifteen CHS Students Recognized By The National Merit Scholarship Program

Five Catholic High seniors have been named National Merit Semifinalists and 10 have received National Merit Commended honors in the National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. Roughly 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools across the nation entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The top 50,000 scorers qualify for recognition in the National Merit Scholarship program. Of those 50,000 students, the top one-third (approximately 16,000) qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist. The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, representing...

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