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Debaters Qualify for National Championship

Congratulations to our debate team on their success in the Louisiana District Tournament held this past weekend. Three students qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association's national championship, and the team received third overall sweepstakes.
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Senior Ashton Stephens Wins Scholastic Award from Willwoods Community

Congratulations to Senior Ashton Stephens IV, who has been named the winner of the 2019 Father Tom Chambers Scholastic Award from the Willwoods Community. Stephens will receive a $1,000 scholarship award that will be presented to him at the group's annual gala on April 27.
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The Holy Cross Tradition

For more than 168 years, Holy Cross School has served the New Orleans community as the premier college preparatory school for young men. Serving boys in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, we have seen generations of students grow from “Boys to Men.”
 
We invite you to join in the brotherhood that is Holy Cross School. Crux Spes Unica "One Family United by the Cross, Our Only Hope."
 
“The Holy Cross Man” is our school code and is recited by students at the beginning of each school day. It’s a rich tradition that defines who we are and what Holy Cross School is all about.
 
“The Holy Cross Man is a refined gentleman who lives by Faith. Devoted to his soul's welfare, he reflects often on God. His daily actions are sanctified by prayer, the practice of virtue and manly piety. Since sanctity is his goal, he has a deep devotion to Our Lord, to Our Lady and to St. Joseph, patron of his school.
 
The Holy Cross Man is studious. He regards learning as a duty; intellectual perfection as an honor. He knows that his school is his training ground where he must mold himself into a useful man.
 
The Holy Cross Man is loyal to God and Country. Devotion to his school and his teachers is demonstrated by his cooperation, zeal and spirit. He is a friend of all because he is a member of the Mystical Body of Christ.
In a word, he is a man of faith and honesty, of strength of character through self-mastery, of respect for the Christian family and lawful authority, of leadership in the pursuit of the true, the good and the beautiful - that is the Holy Cross Man.”

Faculty Spotlight: Molly Whittington

High school math teacher Molly Whittington inspires enthusiasm in her students by encouraging questions and discussion, and she says the best part of her job is getting to experience moments of revelation with her students.

Faculty Spotlight: Anne Chabreck

Anne Chabreck is the English Department Chair and teaches high school English IV College Prep and Honors, and Advanced Placement English Language and Composition. Her philosophy is to teach students to think critically, read deeply, and write clearly.