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Golf Team Completes Season

Golf Team Completes Season

The Brother Martin golf team completed their season this past Wednesday as they competed in the Regional Meet at Carter Plantation Golf Course in Springfield, LA. The team finished in the middle of the pack at the event, quite the accomplishment given the youth of the team. Senior Evan …

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Having Fun with Liquid Nitrogen

Having Fun with Liquid Nitrogen

On Wednesday, April 29th, students in Ms. Picou’s Physics classes enjoyed a day experimenting with liquid nitrogen.  The day brings together a years worth of study covering topics such as water amounts, oxygen levels and Cryophorus to demonstrate rapid freezing by evaporation.  Liquid Nitrogen was supplied and donated by the University of New Orleans …

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Superior Symphonic Band

Superior Symphonic Band

On Friday, May 1st, Mr. Bailey and the Symphonic Band performed at the Archdiocesan Band Festival held at St. Dominic’s. The band receiving straight superior ratings for their performances from the judges. Great job, Crusaders!


Crusaders Sweep Shaw

Crusaders Sweep Shaw

The Brother Martin Crusaders defeated the Shaw Eagles in a best-of-three series to advance to the LHSAA quarterfinals. The teams traded the lead five times on Friday, but the Crusaders ended up on top with a 4-3 win.

The bottom of the second saw Brother Martin take an early lead, …

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Chorus Receives Superior Rating

Chorus Receives Superior Rating

Congratulations to the Chorus for their performance at the LMEA State Music Performance Assessment in Lake Charles on April 30th. The Chorus received straight superior ratings in concert from the judges. Way to go!


Celebrating Their Final Week

Celebrating Their Final Week

During their last week of school, Brother Martin seniors celebrated with keeping many of the traditions alive.  Each day this week held a special theme starting with Monday being a Promfest Shirt Day. On Tuesday and Wednesday, seniors were encouraged to wear shirts from their grammar school and colleges …

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Spring Band Concert

Spring Band Concert

Members of the Symphonic Band, Novice Band, and Concert Band performed their annual spring concert in the Robert Conlin Gymnasium for hundreds of spectators. Highlights of the evening included a special performance of “Requiem” by the quintet of Bryant Riles, Shaid Stewart, Antonio Suarez, Robert Tomlinson, and Matthew Donner. …

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Brother Martin Cheerleaders at ULL

Brother Martin Cheerleaders at ULL

Senior Cheerleaders Adrian Burgos and Holly Monk are two of the newest members of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s cheer team for 2015-2016. They are seen here with Kayla Fredricks (center) a former Brother Martin cheerleader who has already been on the ULL team for two years. Congratulations …

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NJROTC Visits Fleet Week

NJROTC Visits Fleet Week

Twenty three Cadets from Brother Martin NJROTC had the privilege of a VIP tour of the USS WASP on Tuesday, April 28. Marines and Sailors opened exhibits before general tours started.  Cadets experienced hands on time with equipment, providing a vital link to the material studied in class. Cadets …

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Crusader Spring Signing

Crusader Spring Signing

On Thursday, April 30th, the Brother Martin Athletic Department hosted a Spring signing social in the Thornton Terrace for five Crusader student-athletes who are going to continue their careers at the next level. Mark Wisniewski ’81,Assistant Athletic Director lead the ceremony, and team coaches spoke about each student’s athletic …

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Estudiar Imperfecto

Estudiar Imperfecto

In Mrs. Choina’s Spanish II classes, students began their presentations about repeated or habitual actions they performed as children.  They were asked to write an 8 -10 sentence paragraph using imperfect tense in Spanish which coincides with material they have been studying. To their paragraphs they had to attach …

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Seniors Take the Stage

Seniors Take the Stage

Seniors in Mrs. Price’s English IV classes took to the stage during their final week of school.  Crusaders used the early days of the week to rehearse lines from Shakespeare’s Macbeth to be performed later in the week.  Some students fully embraced their roles using props and costumes to become …

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Academic Games Returns from Nationals

Academic Games Returns from Nationals

Members of the Brother Martin Academic Games team competed in the 50th annual AGLOA National Tournament held in Orlando, Florida, from April 24th through April 27. Our students were part of conglomerate teams with other New Orleans area students and placed in several of the academic games played at …

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Frederick Leads Crusaders to Win Over Hahnville

Frederick Leads Crusaders to Win Over Hahnville

An impressive two-way performance from Blair Frederick led Brother Martin (20-11) to a 3-0 win Tuesday over Hahnville.

With only seven hits between the two teams, the LHSAA playoff opener was knotted up through five and a half innings of play, then Blair Frederick came to the plate.  Frederick sparked …

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Hill Selected to Tulane Science Scholars Program

Hill Selected to Tulane Science Scholars Program

Ian Hill, a junior in the Chemistry Honors course, has been selected to participate in the Tulane Science Scholars Program this summer. He was chosen from a pool of applicants currently in the 10th or 11th grade and selections are based upon a student essay, a teacher recommendation and a school transcript. …

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