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Announcements for 1/28/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/28/2015


Middle School Test Prep Results

1st Place – Thunder House
2nd Place – Victory Bell House
3rd Place – Cross & Anchor House
4th Place – Grotto House
5th Place – Gazebo House


Any freshmen wishing to attend the 9th grade field trip MUST turn in all forms by THIS Friday January 30 to either Mrs. Clark or Coach White! Remember: If you earned a F in the Fall or have received a Saturday school or Suspension this semester, you will not be allowed to attend the field trip.

Attention all students.... the much anticipated Pajama Jam 2015 is here. The jam will be held Saturday February 7th. The 5th-7th grade dance will be from 5-8pm and the high school dance will be from 8:30-11:30pm. This is one of the biggest dances of the year. Cost of the dance will be $10 at the door. Wear your favorite APPROPRIATE pajamas and there will be prizes for most creative and best outfit. There will be inflatables, a photo booth and more importantly, it will be a black light dance so wear your glow in the dark colors. See Mr. Ferry for more details.

It is time to start collecting box tops. We will have another contest the top two homerooms that brings in the most box tops will receive donuts. We would like to pass up our last amount of $921.42. Bring your box tops to either high school or middle school office.

The library will be closed afterschool Friday, January 30th.

There will be NO SHUTTLE BUS this Friday, 1/30/2015

Attention Seniors:

The second senior retreat will be on February 12 and 13...Please get your permission slip and money into Coach Jackson and Mr. Ferry as soon as possible. Please check your email for additional permission slips.

Chess club meets Wednesday after school in the Guidance Office. All interested students should report.

Hola Amigos! The Spanish Club will meet this Thursday, January 29 from 2:30-3:30pm in A300. See you there!

There are 2 pair of eyeglasses, both in cases, in the middle school office.



Announcements for 1/27/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/27/2015


Any freshmen wishing to attend the 9th grade field trip MUST turn in all forms by THIS Friday January 30 to either Mrs. Clark or Coach White! Remember: If you earned a F in the Fall or have received a Saturday school or Suspension this semester, you will not be allowed to attend the field trip.

Attention all students.... the much anticipated Pajama Jam 2015 is here. The jam will be held Saturday February 7th. The 5th-7th grade dance will be from 5-8pm and the high school dance will be from 8:30-11:30pm. This is one of the biggest dances of the year. Cost of the dance will be $10 at the door. Wear your favorite APPROPRIATE pajamas and there will be prizes for most creative and best outfit. There will be inflatables, a photo booth and more importantly, it will be a black light dance so wear your glow in the dark colors. See Mr. Ferry for more details.

It is time to start collecting box tops. The top two homerooms that brings in the most box tops will receive donuts. We would like to pass up our last amount of $921.42. Bring your box tops to either high school or middle school office.

The library will be closed afterschool Friday, January 30th.

There will be NO SHUTTLE BUS this Friday 1/30/2015

Congratulations to the Varsity Bowling team for its 23-4 Victory against St. Aug! The High Game was Senior, Captain Beau Assavedo with a 198. Other High Games were: Chaz Mang and Cameron Snyder. High Series bowler was Beau Assavedo with a 560 Series. Great Job Guys! The next match against Bonnabel is Monday, February 7 at AMC Lanes in Kenner!

Attention Seniors:

The second senior retreat will be on February 12 and 13...Please get your permission slip and money into Coach Jackson and Mr. Ferry as soon as possible. Please check your email for additional permission slips.

Hola Amigos! The Spanish Club will meet this Thursday, January 29 from 2:30-3:30 in A300. See you there!



Announcements for 1/26/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/26/2015


Any freshmen wishing to attend the 9th grade field trip MUST turn in all forms by THIS Friday January 30 to either Mrs. Clark or Coach White! Remember: If you earned a F in the Fall or have received a Saturday school or Suspension this semester, you will not be allowed to attend the field trip.

Attention all students.... the much anticipated Pajama Jam 2015 is here. The Jam will be held Saturday, February 7th. The 5th-7th grade dance will be from 5-8pm and the high school dance will be from 8:30-11:30pm. This is one of the biggest dances of the year. Cost of the dance will be $10 at the door. Wear your favorite APPROPRIATE pajamas. There will be prizes for most creative and best outfit. There will be inflatables, a photo booth and more importantly, it will be a black light dance so wear your glow in the dark colors. See Mr. Ferry for more details.



Announcements for 1/23/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/23/2015

Middle School Test Prep Results

1st Place – Gazebo House
2nd Place – Grotto House
3rd Place – Victory Bell House
4th Place – Thunder House
5th Place – Cross & Anchor House


Attention 8th - 12th graders... the big semi-formal Sweetheart Dance (Winter Formal) is this Saturday from 8-11pm. To buy tickets, go to the Student Activities Office. There will be a photobooth for pictures and Pat Garin will be there to take formal pictures. The dance will be held at the Ponchartrain Center in Kenner.

Attention all Freshmen wishing to go on the upcoming 9th grade field trip...ALL permission slips MUST be turned in no later than next Friday, January, 30, 2015. Please turn in all forms and money to either Mrs. Clark or Coach White if you plan to come see Selma and jump at Sector 6. Again, the deadline is set for Friday, January 30 and WILL NOT change!

Attention All Students!! This Saturday, your Holy Cross Lacrosse team will be facing the Jesuit Blue Jays. Come see a new chapter of the Tiger/Blue Jay Rivalry unfold. We need as many students as possible out supporting the team. Faceoff is set for 9 am at Lafrienere Park. The middle school lacrosse team will also be facing St. Paul’s school at 8 am and the varsity team will be playing their Regular Season opener against Baton Rouge Central at 3. Please come out and Support you HC Tiger Lacrosse team as they begin the season.





Announcements for 1/22/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/22/2015

Attention 8th - 12th graders... the big semi-formal Sweetheart Dance (Winter Formal) is this Saturday from 8-11pm. To buy tickets go to the Student Activities Office. There will be a photobooth for pictures and Pat Garin will be there to take formal pictures. The dance will be held at the Ponchartrain Center in Kenner.

Attention all Freshmen wishing to go on the upcoming 9th grade field trip...ALL permission slips MUST be turned in no later than next Friday, January 30. Please turn in all forms and money to either Mrs. Clark or Coach White if you plan to come see Selma and jump at Sector 6. Again, the deadline is set for Friday, January 30 and WILL NOT change!

Congratulations to the Holy Cross 8th grade basketball team for their thrilling 51-49 win over Country Day yesterday. The team was like by Myles Sanders, who scored 26 points.

Attention 9th Graders:

Your retreat will be this Friday January 23. Please turn in your permission slip into your Theology teacher as soon as possible. Dress code is as follows: Please wear a Holy Cross Shirt, No flip-flops, pajama pants or sweatpants. Please make sure you bring a bag lunch that day. Food will not be provided.


Congratulations to Team France for capturing the TCAC Soccer Championship yesterday with a 1 to 0 double overtime win over Germany. Cross Mitchell scored the only goal of the game. Thanks to all 4 teams that participated and made this a successful season.



Announcements for 1/21/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/21/2015


Attention 8th - 12th graders... the big semi-formal Sweetheart Dance (Winter Formal) is this Saturday, from 8-11pm. To purchase tickets go to the Student Activities Office. There will be a photobooth for pictures and Pat Garin will be there to take formal pictures. The dance will be held at the Pontchartrain center in Kenner.

Attention student council members: mandatory meeting today at high school lunch.

Art Club will be on Thursday this week. Art Club will not be today but tomorrow - Thursday.

Attention all TCAC soccer parents and players. Due to weather and Metro Soccer conflicts the championship game will be played tomorrow, January 21, 2015 directly after school. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please email Coach Lumas if you have any questions.

Attention Middle School Quiz Bowl Members old and new: there will be a meeting today in room M105 from 3:20pm to 4:10pm. The reason for the extra five minutes is that the team needs to decide who is attending the Mount Carmel Quiz Bowl Tournament on February 7th. Please attend.

The TCAC soccer championship match between Germany and France will take place today immediately after school. Players who do not have their game t-shirts should report to play.



TCAC Soccer Championship date has changed
posted by Juan Lumas on 01/20/2015

Attention all TCAC soccer parents and players. Due to weather and Metro Soccer conflicts the championship game will be played tomorrow January 21, 2015 directly after school. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please email Coach Lumas if you have any questions.


Announcements for 1/16/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/16/2015


Middle School Test Prep Results

1st Place – Cross & Anchor House
2nd Place – Grotto House and Gazebo House
3rd Place – Victory Bell House
4th Place – Thunder House

Mr. Stall's C period 7th grade class should report to Mr. DuMouchel's room.

Attention all powerlifters competing in this weekend’s meet at Pope John Paul: There will be a brief meeting after school on Friday in the weight room.
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Attention all powerlifters competing in this weekend’s meet at Pope John Paul. There will be a brief meeting after school on Friday in the weight room.


Woosh Week is next week to celebrate our basketball team's homecoming. The dance is next Saturday so you only have three more days to buy your tickets due to the holiday weekend. Their will be games at the lunch periods and a pep rally on Friday. See Mr. Ferry for details.

Attention 6th and 7th Grade Football Players:
If you are interested in playing junior high football next year, but were unable to attend the meeting yesterday after school, you can sign up in Coach Ford's office (next to the P.E.Locker Room) during Middle School lunch today.

Attention 8th - 12th graders: the spring Wednesday bowling league will be starting in a few weeks, and we need bowlers! The Wednesday league is open to all skill levels, so come out and have some fun! The signup sheet is located outside of Coach Ducote's room H106.

Attention 9th Graders:
Your retreat will be next Friday, January 23. Please turn in your permission slip into your Theology teacher as soon as possible. You do not need to wear your school uniform to school that day. Please come in a Holy Cross Shirt. Please make sure you bring a bag lunch that day. Food will not be provided.

Attention Junior and Seniors that are assisting with Open House next week. Don't forget to get your permission slip signed in order to leave school on Friday. We will meet at 1:00pm at the bus horse shoe before heading over to the Primary School. Please see Coach Jackson if you have any questions.

The TCAC Soccer Championship has been postponed for this Friday, January 16, 2015.

The TCAC Championship game will be played on Thursday, January 22, 2015.



Announcements for 1/15/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/15/2015


All powerlifters competing in this weekend’s meet at Pope John Paul: There will be a brief meeting after school on Friday in the weight room.

Attention 6th and 7th Grade football players:
We will have a meeting immediately after school today, Thursday, January 15 for anyone interested in playing Junior High football next year. The meeting will take place in the bleachers on the 2nd floor of the gym.

Attention 8th - 12th graders: the spring Wednesday bowling league will be starting in a few weeks, and we need bowlers! The Wednesday league is open to all skill levels, so come out and have some fun! The signup sheet is located outside of Coach Ducote's room H106.

Attention 9th Graders: Your retreat is next Friday, January 23. Please turn in your permission slip into your Theology teacher as soon as possible. You do not need to wear your school uniform to school that day. Please come in a Holy Cross Shirt. Please make sure you bring a bag lunch that day. Food will not be provided.

Attention Junior and Seniors that are assisting with Primary School Open House next week - Don't forget to get your permission slip signed in order to leave school on Friday. We will meet at 1:00pm at the bus horse shoe before heading over to the Primary School. Please see Coach Jackson if you have any questions.

The TCAC championship soccer match between Germany and France will take place tomorrow immediately after school.



Announcements for 1/13/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/13/2015


Attention 6th and 7th Grade football players:
We will have a meeting immediately after school on Thursday, January 15 for anyone interested in playing Junior High football next year. The meeting will take place in the bleachers on the 2nd floor of the gym.

Attention 8th - 12th graders: the spring Wednesday bowling league will be starting in a few weeks, and we need bowlers! The Wednesday league is open to all skill levels, so come out and have some fun! The signup sheet is located outside of Coach Ducote's room H106.

Varsity Swim Pictures are here! Please pick them up in the High School office this week!

All students interested in playing chess, please report on Wednesday to the guidance office at 2:30pm. Thank you.

TCAC soccer playoffs begin today with Germany taking on Portugal at 2:25pm followed by Belgium and France.

Reminder, a representative from the University of South Alabama located in Mobile, AL will be on campus today. The visit will take place in the student center atrium outside of the Huddle during the high school lunch.



Announcements for 1/12/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/12/2015


Attention 6th and 7th Grade football players:
We will have a meeting immediately after school on Thursday, January 15 for anyone interested in playing Junior High football next year. The meeting will take place in the bleachers on the 2nd floor of the gym.

Varsity Swim Pictures are here! Please pick them up in the High School office this week!

TCAC soccer playoffs will begin tomorrow with Germany taking on Portugal at 2:25pm followed by Belgium and France at 3:10pm.

A representative from the University of South Alabama will be on campus tomorrow, January 13th during the high school lunch. Students interested in learning more about this college located in Mobile, AL are encouraged to attend.



Announcements for 1/9/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/09/2015


It is time to start collecting box tops. We will have another contest and the top two homerooms that bring in the most box tops will receive donuts. We would like to pass up our last amount of $921.42. Bring your box tops in to either high school or middle school office.

Its that time of the year Tigers.... basketball time. And what better way to kick off the year than our first ever Basketball Homecoming dance called the Holy Cross Sweetheart dance. The dance will be held January 24th in the Pontachartrain Center from 8-11pm at the conclusion of WOOSH Week. The dance is semi-formal just like football's homecoming. To celebrate the event, their will be a Sweetheart Court consisting of a king and queen. If you would like to nominate yourself and your date, see Mr. Ferry. The court will be made up of one couple from each grade. All names must be in by this Friday! Voting will take place next week. The king and queen will be announced at the halftime of the game against Shaw.

Today's TCAC Soccer games are cancelled due to weather. Announcements will be made on Monday regarding playoffs. Email jlumas@holycrosstigers.com with any questions.

Hola Amigos! The Spanish Club will have its first meeting of the Semester MONDAY, January 12 from 2:30-4:00 in the Student Activities Office. If you would like to join us for Spanish Club, but were unable to last semester, it is not too late to do so!

Today and tomorrow's TCAC Soccer games are cancelled due to weather. Announcements will be made on Monday regarding playoffs. Please email Coach Lumas with any questions.



Announcements for 1/7/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/07/2015


Middle School Test Prep Results

1st Place – Grotto House
2nd Place – Thunder House
3rd Place – Gazebo House
4th Place – Victory Bell House
5th Place – Cross & Anchor House

Reminder – we will have Test Prep on Tuesday and Thursday this semester.


Its that time of the year Tigers.... basketball time. And what better way to kick off the year than our first ever Basketball Homecoming dance called the Holy Cross Sweetheart dance. The dance will be held January 24, 2015 at the Ponchartrain Center from 8-11pm at the conclusion of WOOSH Week. The dance is semi-formal just like football's homecoming. To celebrate the event, their will be a Sweetheart Court consisting of a king and queen. If you would like to nominate yourself and your date, see Mr. Ferry. The court will be made up of one couple from each grade. All names must be in by this Friday! Voting will take place next week. The king and queen will be announced at the halftime of the game against Shaw.

Attention Varsity Bowlers: practice is today from 3pm - 5pm at All Star Lanes. Any non-varsity bowler that would like to bowl in the high school league, please email or see Coach Ducote by Wednesday.

The awards ceremony for the Fall sports of Cross Country, Swimming and Football will be held Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 9am-10:30am in the HC Student Center. Honorees will be lettermen, squadmen and special awards. All parents and family members are invited to attend.

Don't Forget! rehearsals begin today for The Music Man after school, from 3pm-5pm. Be sure you have your computer with you.

Returning Middle School Quiz Bowl Members, listen up!

We will have a very important meeting today from 3:20pm to 4:05pm in room M105. This meeting concerns 2 upcoming tournaments that Holy Cross would like to attend. If you cannot attend this meeting, please email Mr. Hanemann.

Also, if you wish to join MS Quiz Bowl for the Spring Semester, you may come to an informational meeting next Wednesday--same time--same place.

TCAC soccer tomorrow is Germany vs. Portugal followed by Belgium and France.



Announcements for 1/6/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/06/2015


These students must report to the library:

Brett Spiess
Anthony Dingeman
Colin Huff
Ashton Lafrance
Salvatore Caronna

Attention students interested in track... there will be a meeting for anyone interested in running track tomorrow (Tues 1/6) in the gym bleachers immediately after school.

Its that time of the year Tigers.... basketball time. And what better way to kick off the year than our first ever Basketball Homecoming dance called the Holy Cross Sweetheart dance. The dance will be held Saturday, January 24, 2015 in the Ponchartrain Center from 8-11pm at the conclusion of WOOSH Week. The dance is semi-formal just like football's homecoming. To celebrate the event, their will be a Sweetheart Court consisting of a king and queen. If you would like to nominate yourself and your date, see Mr. Ferry. The court will be made up of one couple from each grade. All names must be in by this Friday! Voting will take place next week. The king and queen will be announced at the halftime of the game against Shaw.

Attention Varsity Bowlers: We Will have practice Wednesday from 3pm - 5pm at All Star Lanes. Any non-varsity bowler that would like to bowl in the high school league, please email or see Coach Ducote by Wednesday.

The awards ceremony for the Fall sports of Cross Country, Swimming and Football will be held Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 9-10:30am in the HC Student Center. Honorees will be lettermen, squadmen and special awards. All parents and family members are invited to attend.

TCAC Soccer continues this Thursday,January 8, 2015, with Germany taking on Portugal at 2:45pm followed by Belgium and France.



Announcements for 1/5/2015
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 01/05/2015


Attention student council... there will be a mandatory meeting today at lunch.

Attention students interested in track... there will be a meeting for anyone interested in running track tomorrow (Tues 1/6) in the gym bleachers immediately after school.

Its that time of the year Tigers.... basketball time. And what better way to kick off the year than our first ever Basketball Homecoming dance called the Holy Cross Sweetheart dance. The dance will be held January 24, 2015 in the Ponchartrain Center from 8-11pm at the conclusion of WOOSH Week. The dance is semi-formal just like football's homecoming. To celebrate the event, their will be a Sweetheart Court consisting of a king and queen. If you would like to nominate yourself and your date, see Mr. Ferry. The court will be made up of one couple from each grade. All names must be in by this Friday! Voting will take place next week. The king and queen will be announced at the halftime of the game against Shaw.

Attention Varsity Bowlers: practice will be Wednesday from 3-5pm at All Star Lanes. Any non-varsity bowler that would like to bowl in the high school league, please email or see Coach Ducote by Wednesday.

The 5th & 6th, and the 7th grade basketball teams will have practice after school today from 2:45pm to 4:15pm.



Announcements for 12/12/2014
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 12/12/2014


Attention all students! Your Holy Cross Tiger Lacrosse team will be hosting our Gentilly rival, the Brother Martin Crusaders this Saturday here on campus. The scrimmage is set for 2:00pm. Please come out and support your HC Tiger Lacrosse Teams as we take on the Crusaders.

There will not be a field trip for chorus members today.

Attention all current 8th graders through 11th graders: Football tryouts for the 2015 team will be held Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 8:00am. Meet in the weight room and please bring cleats, t-shirt and shorts. If you are taking the ACT and are interested in trying out, please see Coach Rebaudo for information.

The Varsity Basketball team will play host to the Chalmette Owls today at 7:00pm. The Tigers are 5-3 and will be facing a tough opponent in Chalmette. Freshmen starts at 4:30pm, JV at 5:30pm and Varsity at 7:00pm, so come out and support your Tigers!

Attention Students: This is reminder that we are holding a sock drive for the homeless... Please drop the socks off to the Student Activities Office...The last day to bring in socks will be Wednesday December 17, 2014.



Announcements for 12/11/2014
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 12/11/2014


Hola Amigos! The Spanish Club will hold its last meeting of the semester this Thursday, December 11 in the Student Activities Room from 2:35-3:45.

In TCAC soccer yesterday, France, led by Evan Jones with 2 goals defeated Portugal 2 to 0. In the second match, Germany outscored Belgium 4 to 1. Jake D'Agostino had 2 goals while Ethan Ward and Derrick Sandrock had one each for Germany. Bryce Gauthier had the lone goal for Belgium. Matches continue today with Belgium taking on Portugal at 2:45 followed by Germany taking on France with first place up for grabs.

TCAC soccer continues today with Belgium and Portugal meeting in the first match followed by Germany and France.



Announcements for 12/10/2014
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 12/10/2014


Attention students: Don't forget to send your creative writing to the literary magazine by Wednesday, December 10. We are accepting short stories, poems, and creative essays on all topics from students of all grade levels. Email your work to Dr. Jacobi and it could be posted on the literary magazine blog on the HC website.

Last week's lunch winners were Michael Voss, Ethan Forstall, & Chelsea Borries. Please see Ms. Rose in the Cafe' to collect your lunch certificate.

This week’s winners are-
1st Chase Delvalle
2nd Wayne Benjamin
Teacher- Maria Nicoladis

See Ms. Rose to collect your certificate.

Hola Amigos! The Spanish Club will hold its last meeting of the semester this Thursday, December 11 in the Student Activities Room from 2:35-3:45.

TCAC soccer today is Portugal vs. France at 2:45 followed by Belgium and Germany.



Announcements for 12/9/2014
posted by Holy Cross Announcements on 12/09/2014


Attention students: Don't forget to send your creative writing to the literary magazine by Wednesday, December 10. We are accepting short stories, poems, and creative essays on all topics from students of all grade levels. Email your work to Dr. Jacobi and it could be posted on the literary magazine blog on the HC website.

It's time to audition for The Music Man! Go to the home page and scroll through the news items. You will find all the information you need for auditioning right there. Auditions begin on Monday at 2:30, and don't forget to bring a thumb drive.

Attention Middle School Quiz Bowl Members who attended the Academy of Our Lady Academic Games this past Saturday: please meet in front of the Middle School Office with your medal. We will take a photo near the Christmas tree in the hallway.

And Congratulations to those who attended: all placed in an separate game. Results will be posted on the website this week.

Hola Amigos! The Spanish Club will hold its last meeting of the semester this Thursday, December 11 in the Student Activities Room from 2:35-3:45.

TCAC soccer continues tomorrow with Portugal taking on France at 2:45 followed by Belgium and Germany.

The Following Students come to the High School Office:
Rhett Weidenbacher
Nickolas Pobocik
John Macaluso
Paul Gravois
George Benoit




TCAC Soccer Standings
posted by Juan Lumas on 12/08/2014

TCAC Soccer Standings

W L T GB
Belgium 1 1 1 0
France 1 1 1 0
Germany 1 1 1 0
Portugal 0 0 3 0


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