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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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New Leaders Take Over

New Leaders Take Over

On Thursday, May 14th, Brother Martin celebrated its annual Call to Leadership school-wide liturgy. This liturgy challenges the student body to step up into leadership roles throughout our campus filling the void of the graduating senior class of 2015. During the Mass, outgoing Student Body President, Nolan Lambert symbolically …

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Sophomore Day of Reflection

Sophomore Day of Reflection

The sophomore class had their annual day of reflection on May 12, at Camp Abbey with a focus of helping the sophomores integrate what they have been learning and experiencing at school into their faith life.  This year, the sophomores have had the experience of going to local trauma …

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Dionysians Take Final Bows

Dionysians Take Final Bows

The Dionysians, Brother Martin’s drama club, celebrated their year of performances at their annual banquet this week. Actors, actresses, and technical assistants and their parents all enjoyed a wonderful dinner buffet, played a game of “Dionysian Bingo,” and then sat back to enjoy the awards presentations. Students were recognized …

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Dynamic Duo

Dynamic Duo

The upcoming football season looks to be a special one for the Brother Martin Crusaders, especially at the tight end position. The Crusaders have two tight ends on their offense getting serious interests from college scouts.

Irv Smith (left) is the second highest ranked tight end in Louisiana with good …

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Class of 2015 Celebrates Prom and Prom Fest

Class of 2015 Celebrates Prom and Prom Fest

Crusader members of the Class of 2015 and their dates attended the Senior Prom held recently at the Empire Ballroom of the Hyatt New Orleans. Students danced DJ Bruce Roussel and Wild Wayne, took pictures with a downtown New Orleans skyline, and enjoyed the outdoor balcony overlooking the city. …

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Bowling, Golf, Tennis Convocation

Bowling, Golf, Tennis Convocation

The Athletic Department hosted a Convocation last night honoring members of the bowling, golf and tennis teams. Head Coaches’, Bruce Himbert (Bowling), Andrew Hoffmann (Tennis) and Ron Brisbi (Golf), spoke on behalf of their programs highlighting team accomplishments. Those students receiving individual recognition were:

Tennis
Captains – Ian Sigl and Matthew …

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Faust Duo Secures Stickball Championship

Faust Duo Secures Stickball Championship

In the final Intramural event of the year, the team of Sport Faust, Brady Faust, and Carson Perez dominated the 7th & 8th grade division going undefeated in league play.  The trio won the championship game 3-0 lead by home-runs by both Brady and Sport Faust.

Thank you to all …

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Crusaders Advance to State Semifinals!

Crusaders Advance to State Semifinals!

Brother Martin (24-11) found themselves on the winning end of the quarterfinals series against the Byrd Yellow Jackets sweeping the series for a trip to the State semifinals.

Led by Michael Kirsch who went 2-3 and hit a home run, Brother Martin took game one with a 5-2 victory over Byrd on …

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Crusader Wrestlers Receive National Recognition

Crusader Wrestlers Receive National Recognition

Paul Klein was named wrestling Wrestling USA all-American and ranked 20th in the nation in the 132 lb. class he was also ranked #25 by WIN magazine and 22nd by InterMat.

Yehia Riles was named Wrestling USA honorable mention All-American.

Stephen Shields has been selected as the 24th ranked Freshman/Sophomore in …

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The American Dream

The American Dream

Staff writers of The Crusader Times are now submitting articles to be published online.  Below is an article submitted by Cody Elsensohn – Crusader Correspondence writer.

My mom, Carmen Mena Elsensohn, and her family were immigrants to the United States from Cuba. “The American Dream”, to me, is having freedom, peace, …

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Crusaders Honored by the Archdiocese

Crusaders Honored by the Archdiocese

Several Brother Martin students were honored by the Archdiocese for their work in youth ministry at the Annual Leadership Celebration held at St. Louis Cathedral on Sunday, April 26th. The following students were chosen by their church parish for outstanding youth participation and service:Ryan O’Rourke – St. Christopher, Metairie

Marco …

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