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Holy Cross Families Donate to Local Food Pantries
Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017

We would like to thank all of our students and families who donated more than 3,000 pounds of non-perishable food items for local church food pantries! We are truly blessed to have such a generous community here at Holy Cross School!

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7th Grade Participates in Day of Service & Retreat with Big Brothers
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Today our 7th graders participated in a day of reflection and service, starting with Mass, followed by a morning of service work at City Park and an afternoon retreat with their senior Big Brothers. 

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Arena and Mays to Compete in Pepsi Challenge National Bowling Tournament
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Junior Bryan Arena and Senior Gavin Mays have both qualified for the National Tournament of the Pepsi Challenge, a scholarship tournament open to all Louisiana bowlers age 19 and under who qualify. Both Bryan and Gavin will be traveling to Shreveport in April to compete in this tournament. Good luck, Tiger bowlers!

 
Varsity Soccer Defeats Division III #1 Ranked Vandebilt Catholic, 3-1
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Congratulations to our Varsity Soccer Team, who is the #1 ranked team in Division II, on their win over Division III #1 Vandebilt Catholic, with a score of 3-1.

 
8th Grade Attends Renaissance Fest
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Holy Cross eighth graders attended the Renaissance Fest as part of their lesson studying Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. They had a great time getting to experience what life was like during Medieval times.

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Notre Dame Visits Holy Cross Theology and Science Departments
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Holy Cross has had the privilege of sending academic teams to South Bend, Indiana during the summer to study and participate in the Science and Religion seminars hosted and funded by the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University Notre Dame. Faculty members and students have benefited tremendously from our growing partnership with this prestigious Congregation of Holy Cross school. This past Tuesday, HC had the pleasure of hosting our friends from South Bend. Mrs. Patricia Bellm, Dr. Jay Martin, and Dr. Chris Baglow (of Notre Dame Seminary) spent the afternoon interacting with leadership and students. The day ended in a dialogue with the Theology and Science Departments discussing the relationship between the disciplines.

 
Tiger Cross Country Finishes 4th in LHSAA State Championship
Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

On Tuesday, November 14, Holy Cross placed 4th overall in the LHSAA 5A Boys Cross Country Championship. This was the highest finish in 5A competition for a cross country team from Holy Cross in nearly 30 years.  It is difficult to properly encapsulate the trajectory of this team, but perhaps this will help -- seven years ago, the fifth graders of Holy Cross took their classes in trailers, watching the skeleton of their school buildings rise from the ground.  There was a feeling of hope, of new beginnings; a strong foundation was laid, and upon this foundation young men could build their dreams.  The four seniors of Tiger Cross Country -- Blake Baldassaro, Teo Monthey, Adam Sequiera, and Chris Wagner -- joined the cross country team early in their school careers, and helped construct a program of rising success.  As the school was built, so was Tiger Cross Country.

The 5A Boys Championship race was a spectacle of talent, a brutally fast first mile followed by aggressive moves and lead changes over the course of the remaining two miles.  Tiger Cross Country fought bravely, pulling together in the final 800 meters of the race to shorten their spread from their top finisher to their fifth to a mere 40 seconds.  The scoring five for Holy Cross were Blake Baldassaro placing 14th, Adam Sequeira in 17th, Cade Martin in 24th, Chris Wagner in 29th, and Josh Raiford in 48th.  Teo Monthey and Trent Terminie rounded out the Varsity seven in 70th and 73rd.  For Holy Cross to finish 4th overall in this particular race is a testament to the intensity of the work these young men have put forth since June -- their legs have run over 700 miles.  It was truly an incredible day, a fine race from an exceptional group.

Tiger Cross Country raced to win the day.  This group did not race for fourth -- they took a risk against bigger schools with larger teams.  This is the nature of risk. No one could ask for more from this team.  As members of the mystical body of Christ, Holy Cross Men are intimately familiar with the rigors of hard work and the upward slog against the established status quo.

In 2014, Tiger Cross Country finished 13th in this same race.  In 2015, Tiger Cross Country finished 7th.  In 2016, 5th.  Now, Holy Cross is 4th.  The foundation has been laid.  The work is being done.  The Tigers are coming.

Congratulations to this fine group of athletes, this collective of true Holy Cross Men.  Your family is proud of you!  Go Tigers!

 

 
Educators Visit Primary Campus to Learn aboout Project Lead the Way
Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Last week we had the opportunity to showcase our Project Lead the Way program at the primary campus. Educators from school systems across South Louisiana learned about our engaging STEM curriculum and got to see it in action throughout the morning. Science teacher Lisa Englert has become a certified Master Teacher for the PLTW Launch Program. She led the discussion with the visiting educators, followed by time for them to visit our classrooms, talk with students, ask questions, and see samples of our projects. 

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Swim Team Sending Thirteen to State Meet
Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Holy Cross swim team will depart Thursday for their annual pilgrimage to Sulphur, LA to represent Holy Cross at the state swim meet.  In order to compete at the state level, swimmers had to swim a state qualifying time during the season.  Representing the swimming tigers are:

Cole Smith - 200 & 500 Freestyle

Lane Coleman - 100 Butterfly & Backstroke

Andre Farnet - 200 IM & 100 Breaststroke

Antonio Rivera - 200 IM & 500 Freestyle

Sam Miester - 200 & 500 Freestyle

David Price - 200 IM & 100 Butterfly

Nick Somme' - 100 Breaststroke

Ryan Cannon - 100 Breaststroke

Casey Miller - 100 Butterfly & 100 Backstroke

Max Caffery - 200 IM & 100 Backstroke

Carson Doll - 200 & 500 Freestyle

Jonah Munch - 200 Freestyle & 100 Butterfly

James Womack - 100 Backstroke

 
Holy Cross Soccer Ranked #1 in LHSSCA Preseason Rankings
Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017

Holy Cross Soccer has been ranked #1 in Division II for the upcoming season by the Louisiana High School Soccer Coaches Association. For more information visit www.lhssca.org. We're looking forward to a great season! Go Tigers!

Division II

1 Holy Cross [4] 142

2 St. Thomas More [6] 134

3 Woodlawn - B.R. 127

4 Ben Franklin 106

5 Beau Chene 102

6 East Jefferson 85

7 Lakeshore 84

8 Central Lafourche 59

9 Neville 57

10 Caddo Magnet 54

Read more: http://laprepsoccer.proboards.com/thread/22061/2017-lhssca-laprep-preseason-rankings#ixzz4yKHnBOAB

 
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