11.28.17
CHS/SJA Black Box Company Presents The Mousetrap

The CHS/SJA Black Box Company is proud to present The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie.    Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children and students. Tickets can be purchased online here and at the door with cash. Performance Dates: Wednesday, November 29             7:00 PM Thursday, November 30                 7:00 PM Friday, December 1                        7:00 PM Saturday, December 2                    2:00 PM Saturday, December 2         ...

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.  ...

11.15.17
CHS Hosts Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit of South LA Competition

The CHS Bear Bots Robotics Team participated in the 2017-2018 Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit (RARC) of South Louisiana at Catholic High School on Sunday, Nov. 5. Catholic High School took first and second place in both the middle school and high school divisions. 17 elementary, middle and high school teams from the Baton Rouge Area participated in this event. The theme for the 2017-2018 RARC competitions is “Powering the Future.” Students explored an uncharted island full of energy resources.  Using LEGO blocks to represent solar energy, wind energy, nuclear energy, and fossil fuels, elementary and middle school students collected building...

11.14.17
Mu Alpha Theta Places Second at Episcopal Math Tournament

Catholic High School Mu Alpha Theta placed second in the magnet division of the Episcopal High School math tournament on Saturday, November 11. Students placing in individual events: Calculus Stephen Gaudin, honorable mention Sam Gianfala, honorable mention Khoivu Nguyen, honorable mention Precalculus Grant Alumbaugh, 2nd place Hunter Doiron, honorable mention Jack Fuselier, honorable mention Sayer Sauviac, honorable mention Sebastian Cordova, honorable mention Algebra 2 Daniel Barfield, 1st place Christian Thompson, 2nd place Nicholas Fanguy, honorable mention Alex Richard, honorable mention Geometry Benjamin Mayeaux, 2nd place Jacob Nguyen, honorable mention Students placing in team events: Calculus Ciphering 3rd place – Cameron...

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...

11.07.17
CHS Marching Band Receives Sweepstakes Award at LA Showcase of Marching Bands

The CHS Marching Band received the Sweepstakes Award for superior ratings in each division, drum major, percussion, auxiliary and band, at the Louisiana Showcase of Marching Bands State Championship.  Drum Major Josh Campesi was awarded first place in Class AAA. The band placed 10th overall out of 35 bands statewide, which is the fifth time out of six years that the band advanced to the top 10 finals round of the competition.  "While this is the youngest band I've ever had, they showed so much maturity over the last few weeks of the season and had some really great rehearsals,”...

10.24.17
More Than 200 Attend Screening Of I Lived On Parker Avenue

On Sunday evening in the CHS gym, the Louisiana Right to Life Federation presented a screening of I Lived on Parker Avenue, hosted by the CHS Respect Life Club. With an audience of more than 200 from CHS and the Baton Rouge community, the event was an amazing opportunity for all present to consider the beauty of the life-giving choice of adoption. Following pizza and fellowship, Ben Clapper, the executive director of the Louisiana Right to Life Federation, introduced the film and welcomed David Scotton and his family who are featured in it. Representatives from Catholic Charities, Paula Davis and...

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   ...

10.15.17
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...

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. ...

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