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Brother Martin Wins Opening Round

Brother Martin Wins Opening Round

The Crusader Basketball team (4-2) opened the Newman Invitational with a 81-73 win over Baker High School of Mobile, AL.  The team was led by senior Venjie Wallis (28 points, 9 rebounds), sophomore Bruce-Jordan Swilling (18 points, 11 rebounds), senior Luke Walker (10 points), and sophomore Vejon Wallis grabbed 10 …

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“Brothers, Sing On!” The Annual Crusader Chorus Christmas Concert

“Brothers, Sing On!” The Annual Crusader Chorus Christmas Concert

The Brother Martin High School Chorus held its annual Christmas Concert in the Branton Chapel. Under the direction of conductor Kevin Caparotta ’88, the Crusader students performed a variety of pieces, including Christmas carols and choral pieces. Highlights included the percussive “Betelehemu,” the sea shanty “Away to Rio,” and …

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Vic Firth Artist Spotlight with Stanton Moore ’90

Vic Firth Artist Spotlight with Stanton Moore ’90

Stanton Moore ’90, drummer for Galactic, has recently been featured in the Vic Firth Artist Spotlight Interview in October 2014.  During his interview, Stanton says he wanted to attend the high school with the best band and drumline, so his parents brought him to Brother Martin.  Stanton attributes his …

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Crusader Athletics Recognizes Swimmers

Crusader Athletics Recognizes Swimmers

The Athletic Department hosted a convocation on Monday, December 8th in the Terrace honoring the Crusader swim program. Head Coach, Mark Bordelon, spoke to parents and swimmers, highlighting team accomplishments. Those swimmers receiving individual recognition were:

Captain Award: Garrett Frey
Most Improved Award: Shawn Brown
Most Valuable Award: Christopher Gross
Coach’s Award: Dominick …

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Crusaders Take 1st Place at Dixie Regionals

Crusaders Take 1st Place at Dixie Regionals

Congratulations to the Brother Martin Cheerleaders for an outstanding performance at the Dixie Regional Championship held in Jackson, MS on Saturday. The Crusaders took 1st Place in the Large Co-Ed division at this competition sponsored by UCA and also earned a bid to the UCA National Competition in Orlando …

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Guest Speaker Talks about LSU Engineering

Guest Speaker Talks about LSU Engineering

On Day 2 of Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science, guest speaker Andrew Hall of the School of Engineering at LSU spoke to several of Brother …

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Crusaders and Cubs Work Together

Crusaders and Cubs Work Together

On Saturday, December 6th, members from our Student Council and Student Ambassadors joined students from Mount Carmel Academy for a day of service. Crusaders and Cubs worked together with Habitat for Humanity on the construction of two homes.  These homes are being prepared for and will serve two needy …

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Acting it Out

Acting it Out

Crusaders in Ms. Scott’s freshman English class put their acting skills to the test in their latest class assignment. In the auditorium, freshmen took to the stage for reader’s theater. This activity helps students experience the drama of the gods and goddesses in the Ancient Greek myth of Jason …

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Freshmen Crusaders Celebrate Grandparents Day

Freshmen Crusaders Celebrate Grandparents Day

Brother Martin hosted a Grandparents Day for members of the 9th grade class on Monday, December 8th. Grandparents were treated to lunch by their grandson and given VIP status in the lunch line. Grandparents were able to tour the campus, visit with some of their grandson’s friends and teachers, …

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Computer Science Education Week & CyberPatriots

Computer Science Education Week & CyberPatriots

Computer science opens more doors for students than any other discipline in today’s world. Learning even the basics will help students lead in virtually any career, but it is also important for every 21st century student to have a chance to move beyond basic technology education.

December 8 through 14 …

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Brother Martin Claims Second Place in CYO Tournament

Brother Martin Claims Second Place in CYO Tournament

After a 47-44 semifinal win over Jesuit, Brother Martin (3-2) fought a gritty battle against East St. John but fell 52-44 in the 2014 Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Classic Championship.

Brother Martin was led by senior guard Venjie Wallis and sophomore Bruce Jordan-Swilling, who totaled 14 and 12 points, respectively.

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Hail Mary

Hail Mary

The Brother Martin community gathered in the Conlin Gymnasium to celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Father Tony Rigoli of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church located on Rampart Street presided over the Mass. Many of the female faculty members were selected as readers today in recognition of the Feast …

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Christmas in Chemistry

Christmas in Chemistry

The Chemistry classes of Mr. Dossaji, Dr. Jouandot, and Mr. Valiente recently stepped into the lab for some holiday magic. The students used a sophisticated system of chemical reactions, Liebig’s silver mirror reaction and Tollen’s test for aldehydes, to take plain, clear glass ornaments and turn them into silver …

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Wrestling Takes Blackhorse Invitational Title

Wrestling Takes Blackhorse Invitational Title

The Brother Martin wrestling team had another successful year in Tennessee over the weekend.  The Crusaders scored 324 points and won the 22 team Blackhorse Invitational in Germantown, Tennessee.  The Crusaders placed 8 in the championship finals and had five individual champions.  The Crusaders placed 3rd in 4 weight …

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Basketball Advances to CYO Semifinals

Basketball Advances to CYO Semifinals

Senior Venjie Wallis recorded a monster night as he and the Crusaders (2-1) defeated the Hahnville Tigers 66-44 in the second round of the Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Classic.

Wallis came out playing aggressive in the opening quarter, scoring on three layups and sinking three free throws for an …

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