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First Day for 7th, 8th, and 9th Graders

First Day for 7th, 8th, and 9th Graders

Wednesday, August 13th, marked the first day of school for the Classes of 2020, 2019, and 2018. Students attended grade level meetings to review basic expectations and policy updates as well as to learn about activity and athletic involvement. They then followed an abbreviated schedule, meeting all of their …

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A Brothers’ History

A Brothers’ History

As we start the 2014-2015 school year, we try to remember the Educational Charism of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart.  In 1821, during the aftermath of the French Revolution, a young diocesan priest, Father Andre Coindre, founded the Institute of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart in Lyon …

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Order your Textbooks with MBS Direct!

Order your Textbooks with MBS Direct!

Visit Brother Martin’s online MBS Bookstore. Click “Order Your Textbooks” to view the bookstore.  Please consult the global email regarding MBS Direct, our online bookstore partner, to purchase Summer Reading books as well as required novels and workbooks for English, social studies, …

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New Faculty for the New Year

New Faculty for the New Year

Seven new faculty members join the Brother Martin family this year. From left to right, they are Christine Sanderson (English and Library), Aaron Reller (Spanish), Phil Gonzalez (Social Studies), Commander Bruce Nolan ’90 (NJROTC), Duffy Rousselle (Health and PE), Joshua Thomas ’97 (Science) and Donnamaria Giambelluca (Religion). Welcome, new …

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Orientation Veterans

Orientation Veterans

Monday morning, members of the 10th, 11th, and 12th grade were welcomed back on campus for orientation after a long summer break.  Students were given the opportunity to purchase locks, school bags, and other apparel from the school bookstore.  They also took student ID photos and underwent a grooming …

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2014 Football Family Day

2014 Football Family Day

The 2014 Crusader football season got underway on Saturday starting with a parent meeting and a prayer service. Head Coach, Mark Bonis, and Athletic Director, Scott Williams, addressed parents and fielded questions in anticipation of our upcoming ‘campaign’. Dr. Tony Melito highlighted the spiritual aspect of our football community …

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Crusader Faculty Prepares for a New School Year

Crusader Faculty Prepares for a New School Year

Over the past two days, both new and returning faculty members met for Faculty In-Service.  During this time, faculty members spent time reviewing the Mission & Ministry of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, familiarizing themselves with school technology, enhancing the test prep program, and many other areas of …

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Following the Charism of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart

Following the Charism of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart

When asked to develop a one word answer that best reflects what the faculty and staff members experienced during the Faculty prayer service, in their readings, and in their reflection and in-service, Crusader faculty and staff members provided many answers that follow the charism of the Brothers of the …

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Crusaders Help Lead JPRD 15s to Championship

Crusaders Help Lead JPRD 15s to Championship

Six Crusaders were part of the recent JPRD East 15s Grand Slam World Series Championship team that played in Panama City Beach, Florida.

Pictured from left to right are the boys that helped to bring home the title: Connor Culotta, Kyle Delaney, Kevin Stretzinger, Mason Bonnaffons, Will Fulham and Austin …

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The New Province of the United States Meets for the First Time

The New Province of the United States Meets for the First Time

On July 19th, the new Brothers of the Sacred Heart Province of the United States met for the first time since its formation.  Led by the Brothers’ Provincial Superior in Council, Brother Mark Hilton, S.C., members of the The New Orleans, New England, and New York Provinces of the Brothers of …

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Basketball Camp Wraps Up Summer at Brother Martin

Basketball Camp Wraps Up Summer at Brother Martin

This passed week, Brother Martin’s basketball camp, run by Head Varsity Coach Chris Biehl, hosted over 100 campers.  Coach Biehl and his staff focused on fundamentals, competition, and fun.  The camp was open to students entering 3rd – 8th grades.  This camp marked the end of summer camps at Brother Martin High School.


Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win!

Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win!

The 2014 Alumni Baseball Trip headed to Chicago for Cubs baseball. The group attended two Cubs games (the Cubs won one) and enjoyed the many attractions in one of America’s greatest cities. Some members of the group took the “Chicago Pizza Tour” featuring three restaurants and five delicious types …

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7th Graders Visit Nation’s Capital

7th Graders Visit Nation’s Capital

Friday afternoon, members of the Class of 2019 returned home from visiting the Nation’s Capital.  The group left on July 19th, and headed north for a night in Pigeon Forge.  On the first night, everyone enjoyed dinner at CiCi’s Pizza and a night at The Track for go-karts, putt …

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Former ‘Sader Cheerleaders Together Again at LSU

Former ‘Sader Cheerleaders Together Again at LSU

Brother Martin is proud of its Crusader cheerleader alumni.  Congratulations and best of luck next year cheering for LSU!

Boys left to right:
Kyle Pecoraro ’14; Zachary Nelson ’14; Ben Cartner ’12; Nicholas Wessel ’14; and David Gerard Trepagnier ’14

Girls left to right:
Kelly Forschler ’13 and Jessie Majorie ’12


Potential Crusaders Complete Baseball Camp

Potential Crusaders Complete Baseball Camp

During the past week, young men have come to Farley Field to perfect their baseball skills.

Throughout the week long camp, players worked on proper pitching mechanics and arm care, receiving, blocking and proper footwork for catchers, footwork, approaches and double play feeds for infielders, and drop steps, angles, and communication for outfielders.

Everyone …

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