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A World of Difference: Crusaders at the Anti Defamation League DC Institute

A World of Difference: Crusaders at the Anti Defamation League DC Institute

Founded in 1913, the Anti-Defamation League is the world’s leading organization fighting anti-Semitism and other forms of discrimination through programs and services that counteract hatred, prejudice, and bigotry. For the past seventeen years, the Anti-Defamation League has hosted an annual National Youth Leadership Mission in which students from across …

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Soccer Cruises in Season Opener

Soccer Cruises in Season Opener

The Brother Martin soccer team opened its season with a 3-0 victory over fellow Brothers of the Sacred Heart school, Catholic High.  On a cold night in Baton Rouge, Miles Francis led the Crusaders by scoring all three goals for the crimson and gold.  A stout Crusader defense held …

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Senior Retreat: Becoming a Christian Man

Senior Retreat: Becoming a Christian Man

The second group of seniors, 67 in all, made their overnight retreat this past Sunday and Monday at the Solomon Episcopal Conference Center in Loranger, LA. The focus of the retreat was “Becoming a Christian Man.” The weather was chilly but sunny and clear for the overnight retreat. The …

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Crusaders Decide Early

Crusaders Decide Early

Corey Gaconi and Paul Klein officially committed to further their athletic and academic careers this afternoon in the Terrace. Gaconi, a pitcher on the Crusader baseball team, has made the decision to play at Southeastern Louisiana University next year as a Lion.  Paul Klein, a 3-time State Champion Crusader …

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Crusader Volleyball Finishes 2nd Overall

Crusader Volleyball Finishes 2nd Overall

Members of the Beach Volleyball Club concluded their season with a playoff and championship tournament held at White Sands.  Brother Martin finished 2nd overall with 7 points while Holy Cross claimed the team trophy by finishing with 8 points.  The Crusader B team (Zack Ward and Danny Spring) and …

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Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

On the morning of Tuesday, November 11th, the Brother Martin NJROTC program held a special ceremony in recognition of Veterans Day.  NJROTC cadets and the Brother Martin Band met for a rally around the Chief Petty Officer Fontan ’86 Flag Pole to honor our American Veterans. A special wreath …

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Brother Martin Hosts Grandparents Day

Brother Martin Hosts Grandparents Day

Brother Martin hosted a Grandparents Day for members of the 10th grade class on Monday, November 10th.  Grandparents were treated to lunch by their grandson and given VIP status in the lunch line. Grandparents were able to visit with some of their grandson’s friends and teachers and also able purchased …

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Football Falls to the Raiders

Football Falls to the Raiders

The final district game of the season took place Saturday afternoon at Joe Yenni Stadium.  With a win, the Crusaders (8-2,3-2) would earn a share of the district title, but came up short in a 45-24 loss to the Rummel Raiders.

Brother Martin opened the game with a 72-yard, 8-play …

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Crusader Runners Take 2nd in Metro Championship

Crusader Runners Take 2nd in Metro Championship

The varsity Cross Country team ended with a 2nd place finish at the All State Sugar Bowl Metro Cross Country Championships on November 8th on a beautiful Saturday morning. Hayden Courrege (3rd overall) and Chace Edwards (4th overall) ran a strategically flawless race, executing their plan to perfection from …

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Crusader Research Team Featured on “Our Schools, Our Future”

Crusader Research Team Featured on “Our Schools, Our Future”

Members of the Behavioral Ecology and Environmental Science Research team were recently asked to participate in a television segment by the Archdiocese of New Orleans called “Our Schools, Our Future”.  The episode will air every Tuesday in November at 8:00pm on WLAE.  Click here to watch the Brother …

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Jordan-Swilling Featured on Sportsnola.com

Jordan-Swilling Featured on Sportsnola.com

At the high school level, it is commonplace for players to play on both sides of the football, particularly in lower classifications with smaller schools with fewer players.

At the highest levels (Class 5A and 4A), you occasionally see a player who plays regularly on one side of the ball …

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Dr. Albert Sam, MD ’85 Speaks to Excalibur Club

Dr. Albert Sam, MD ’85 Speaks to Excalibur Club

As part of their weekly meetings, members of the Excalibur National Honor Society for Science were treated to a guest speaker.  Dr. Albert Sam, MD ’85 visited with the students to talk about the opportunities for the future in the science industry and specifically the medical field.  Dr. Sam …

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Crusaders Welcome Prospective Students at Open House

Crusaders Welcome Prospective Students at Open House

Brother Martin opened its doors to over 525 prospective Crusaders and their families for its annual Open House. The event allowed guests to tour the extensive and ever-expanding campus; learn about the various opportunities Brother Martin has to offer such as spiritual clubs, academics, and athletics; and, most important, …

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Band Gets Superior Rating!

Band Gets Superior Rating!

Congratulations to the Crusader Band for their SWEEPSTAKES SUPERIOR RATINGS at the District 6 Marching Band Assessment! The Band was one of only 3 bands receiving this rating. Drum Major Shaid Stewart received superior ratings at the Assessment for his performance!


A Brothers of the Sacred Heart History Lesson

A Brothers of the Sacred Heart History Lesson

Br. Carl Bouchereau, S.C. spoke to all 7th grade classes today about the history of the stained glass window located on the second floor of the Cor Jesu building.  The window tells the story of a young diocesan priest, Father Andre Coindre, and how he founded the Institute of the Brothers of …

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