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Wrestling Heads into State Tournament With St. Paul’s Invitational Win

Wrestling Heads into State Tournament With St. Paul’s Invitational Win

In the final tournament before the State tournament, Brother Martin reached the finals in 13 of 14 weight classes, and won eight titles on their way to a 1st place finish in the St. Paul’s Invitational. The Crusaders won with 268 points followed by host St. Paul’s with 161 points, …

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Brother Martin Community Celebrates Social Justice Mass

Brother Martin Community Celebrates Social Justice Mass

The entire Brother Martin student body and faculty celebrated the annual Social Justice Mass. The old testament reading from the Book of Hebrew (13: 1-8) was a fitting scripture passage for a Mass centered around this year’s Great Read: Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario. Images of immigrants fleeing their …

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Bowling Still Undefeated After 27-0 Win

Bowling Still Undefeated After 27-0 Win

Brother Martin remained unbeaten with a 27-0 victory over St. Augustine. This victory keeps the Crusaders on top of the league leaderboard. In game one, the Crusaders were led by Chad Naccari who bowled a 204 and Jonathan Fernandez with a 201 game. In game two, Robert Beecher took …

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Cadets Learn New Tricks

Cadets Learn New Tricks

The NJROTC cadets recently began drilling with Springfield rifles. During the drill, cadets learned the basic rifle movements including: present arms, carry arms, order arms, and port arms. The cadets will continue to practice with the rifles on drill days to establish confidence and generate motivation to join a …

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Wrestling Handles Rummel in 59-19 Win

Wrestling Handles Rummel in 59-19 Win

The Rummel Raiders entered the Conlin Gym with hopes of spoiling Senior Night for the Crusader wrestlers, but those hopes were quickly squashed.  The Raiders took an early 7-0 lead after the first two matches then wouldn’t win another until the 220 lb. match.  Brother Martin dominated the middle …

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Crusaders Sign on the Dotted Line

Crusaders Sign on the Dotted Line

On National Signing Day, seniors Roderic Teamer and Brendon Hayes signed their letters of intent.  Teamer decided to commit with the Tulane Green Wave.  The Teamer family has a long tradition with Tulane University which weighed heavily into Rod’s decision.  Teamer is excited about the opportunity because he feels …

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Blessing of the Throats

Blessing of the Throats

In remembrance of the Feast Day of St. Blaise, Brother Martin held blessings for the healing of throats.  Students, during their religion classes, visited the Branton Chapel to receive the blessing from Brother Louis M. Couvillon, S.C

During the blessing, two candles are blessed, held slightly open, and pressed against the throat as …

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Brother Martin Hoops Gets Back on Track

Brother Martin Hoops Gets Back on Track

Coming off an unexpected loss against Shaw, Brother Martin (18-7, 3-2) had to make a statement.  The Crusaders’ relentless defensive pressure, along with Tre’ Swilling, led to a huge 63-46 win over the Holy Cross Tigers on Tuesday night in the Conlin Gym.

With the win, Brother Martin, currently 10th in …

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Alpha and Beta Honor Roll Breakfast

Alpha and Beta Honor Roll Breakfast

All students who earned Alpha (3.5 to 3.99 GPA) and Beta (3.0-3.49 GPA) Honor Roll for the first semester were recently treated to a continental breakfast in the Brother Mark Thornton, S.C., Terrace. Several thousand donuts lined the center of the room, and students enjoyed the sweet pastries with …

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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

Ten Brother Martin students attended the annual Catholic Schools Week Mass on Friday, January 30, at St. Dominic Church in Lakeview.  The Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Aymond and most of the Catholic schools in the archdiocese were represented.  The Gospel proclaimed at the Mass was the Parable of …

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Student Led Prayer Service

Student Led Prayer Service

Two Student Ministers planned and hosted a prayer service in the Branton Chapel after school on Thursday, January 29th. The hour-long prayer service consisted of praying the Divine Mercies, Eucharistic Adoration with Benediction, and the Liturgy of the Hours. Br. Louis, S.C. presided over the prayer service which was …

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Soccer Makes a Statement in Season Finale

Soccer Makes a Statement in Season Finale

The regular season finale between the Rummel Raiders and the Brother Martin Crusaders ended 7-0 in favor of the Crusaders.  Freshman Blake Robbins and junior Bailey Nuss each scored twice to lead the No. 4 ranked Crusaders.

Brother Martin (11-2-5) scored its first goal in the 17th minute when Robbins …

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Why to Care For Creation?

Why to Care For Creation?

Recently, Brother Martin 8th and 9th grade Environmental Science students were treated to a special guest speaker.  Fr. Eduardo Agosta Scarel of the Argentine Pontifical Catholic University in Buenos Aires spoke to students on the topic of ‘Why to Care For Creation?’.  Fr. Eduardo is currently assisting Pope Francis …

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Mu Alpha Theta Heads to State Capital

Mu Alpha Theta Heads to State Capital

On Saturday January 31st, the Brother Martin Mu Alpha Theta Club participated in the Baton Rouge High Tournament. With over 400 students and 21 schools participating the following Mathletes won awards in their competition:

Calculus AB Individual:
David Bowman (Honorable Mention)
Kevin Broadbridge (Honorable Mention)

Calculus AB Math Bowl:
2nd Place (David Bowman, Kevin …

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Lacrosse Has a Successful Day in Dutchtown

Lacrosse Has a Successful Day in Dutchtown

Congratulations to the Lacrosse Team for defeating Dutchtown High School on Saturday. Leading the way for the Crusaders were Edwin Pigeon with 3 goals and 1 assist, Dylan Mattio and Lee Davis each had 2 goals and 2 assists in route to a 10 to 4 Crusaders win over …

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