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Class of 2015 Graduation Ceremony

Class of 2015 Graduation Ceremony

The UNO Lakefront Arena was filled with the Crusader families of our 194 graduates on Friday evening for their Class of 2015 Graduation Ceremony. The ceremony began with a welcome from Principal Greg Rando ‘77 and Student Council President Nolan Lambert Jr. ‘15. Following the procession, the graduates sat …

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“Marty Gras” is Tonight! Get your tickets now!

“Marty Gras” is Tonight! Get your tickets now!

Pre-sale Marty Gras tickets are no longer available through the Brother Martin Alumni office. You can still purchase tickets in advance through Tipitina’s by visiting the link below. Avoid waiting in line at the venue, and get your tickets today!

Brother Martin High School presents the 1st Annual “Marty Gras” …

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2015 Plus 50 Gala

2015 Plus 50 Gala

The 2015 Plus 50 Gala celebrated its 10th anniversary this past Saturday in the Branton Chapel and Benson Mall.  Fr. Paul Hart ’70 celebrated Mass and Kevin Caparotta ’88 directed members of the Brother Martin and Alumni Chorus.  Kenny Spellman ’84 and Mike McAdam ’53, Plus 50 …

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Golden Crusader Lunch

Golden Crusader Lunch

A record crowd attended the 11th annual Golden Crusader Lunch at The Steak Knife in Lakeview on Friday, May 22nd to welcome the newest Golden Crusaders.  Guests visited with each other learning about new things taking places in their classmates’ lives.  Philip Averill ’04, Brian Barkemeyer ’79, Michael Calogero …

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Crusaders End Spring with Successful Outing Against Slidell

Crusaders End Spring with Successful Outing Against Slidell

At the end of the spring season, Brother Martin proved there is a lot to look forward to as a Crusader fan in the 2015 season.

Slidell struck first scoring on a 43-yard reception deep down the middle of the field and later scoring a 12-yard touchdown. However, after the …

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Class of 2020 Takes on New Challenges

Class of 2020 Takes on New Challenges

Members of the Class of 2020 came together on the final day of school for a meeting asking them to rise to a new challenge.  In the 2015-2016 school year, the current 91 seventh graders will be the leaders of the Junior High program, paving the way for the …

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Recognizing Crusader Baseball

Recognizing Crusader Baseball

The Athletic Department hosted a convocation last night honoring our baseball program.  Head Coaches from their respective teams highlighted team accomplishments from the season.  Head Varsity Coach, Mark Wisniewski, addressed the varsity team’s run through the playoffs and trip to Sulphur as a State Semi-Finalist.  Those students receiving individual …

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Seward ’13 Named Southland Conference Baseball Player of the Year

Seward ’13 Named Southland Conference Baseball Player of the Year

Southeastern Lion and Brother Martin alumnus Jacob Seward ’13 has been named the Southland Conference Baseball Player of the Year! Seward finished the season ranked among the top-seven players in six different categories. The sophomore was second in on base percentage (.457) and runs scored (47), third in hits (74), …

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“We Rise Again”: 2015 Spring Chorus Concert

“We Rise Again”: 2015 Spring Chorus Concert

Forty plus members of the Crusader Chorus entertained family and friends recently as they performed their Spring Concert in the James B. Branton Chapel. Students performed Brian Tate’s “Kaki Lambe,” Alice Parker’s “Psalms of Praise,” and William Dawson’s “Soon Ah Will Be Done,” just to name a few. Several …

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Track & Field Honored at Convocation

Track & Field Honored at Convocation

The Athletic Department hosted a convocation last week in the Benson Mall honoring our District Champion Track & Field Program. Head Coach, Brad Duplechain, remarked on the successes from the past season, highlighting team accomplishments. Those students receiving individual recognition were:

Team Captain: Dennis Robertson, Chace Edwards, Thomas Peters and …

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2015 Leadership Celebration

2015 Leadership Celebration

This past weekend, student leaders from all grade levels and their parents gathered at school for a Leadership Celebration. In the Brother Mark Thornton Terrace, families were invited for the reception portion of this year’s event enjoying food and drinks. At the conclusion of the receptions, the crowd moved …

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Summer Reading 2015

Summer Reading 2015

To encourage life long learning and a love of reading, Brother Martin sponsors its annual Summer Reading Program. This year, as in the recent years, each student will have to choose ONE book from a list to read; he will take a brief test in August, and that test …

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An Interview with Joseph Arrigo

An Interview with Joseph Arrigo

As the year comes to a close, I feel it is necessary to interview an outstanding senior. As he reflects upon his past experiences as a Crusader, he tells of his excitement to start anew at the University of Alabama. He was the president of the Dionysians and a …

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Catholic High Edges Crusaders in Pitcher’s Dual

Catholic High Edges Crusaders in Pitcher’s Dual

Brother Martin (24-12) found themselves in a pitcher’s dual in the State semifinals but failed to provide enough offense to beat Catholic High on Friday at McMurray Park.  Corey Gaconi led the Crusaders with a stellar six-inning performance striking out four batters and giving up only one earned run.

Catholic …

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A Senior’s Last Words

A Senior’s Last Words

As Senior Logan Betzer reflects on the good times during his time on Student Council, he wishes nothing but the best for the newly elected officers and hopes they get as much out of the experience as he did.

Q – What was your best memory from your …

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