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Ladies of the Shield host Easter Egg Hunt

Ladies of the Shield host Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, the Easter Bunny arrived at Brother Martin High School for the annual Ladies of the Shield and Alumni Association’s Easter Egg Hunt. Attendees enjoyed crafts and treats in the Benson Mall and games and inflatables in the Conlin Gym.

The day concluded with a children’s Mass in the James …

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Bowlers Remain Undefeated

Bowlers Remain Undefeated

The Brother Martin bowling team (10-0) took down the St. Augustine Purple Knights at Colonial Lanes on Thursday with a 27-0 shutout.

Bowlers with high games were Peyton Romano-228, RJ Beecher-235, and Chad Naccari-201 & 219. Chad Naccari bowled a 618 series while R.J. Beecher had a 612 series.

With the win, …

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7th Grade 3 on 3 Champs

7th Grade 3 on 3 Champs

Congratulations to the winning team for 7th grade 3 on 3 basketball. Torrance Small, Reid Perkins, and Grant Hayes defeated the team of Shane Griffin, Dylan Fremin, and Tyler Boss in a close game by the score of 13-8.


Senior Father and Son Barbecue

Senior Father and Son Barbecue

Rain didn’t keep away the crowds, competition, and cheer as members of the Class of 2015 and their fathers gathered in the Conlin Gym and Benson Mall for just one of many special senior events. After a meal of jumbo grilled burgers and loaded baked potatoes, senior and their …

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Comercial Supermercado

Comercial Supermercado

Señors in Ms. Trege’s Spanish I classes have begun working on careers in supermarkets around the world. El Cruzados chose a Latin country, researched the country’s currency and its food prices, then created a supermarket. Utilizing materials learned in the classroom, they created a supermarket ad and a video promoting the …

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Academic Games Finishes 1st

Academic Games Finishes 1st

In the final round of league play, both the JV and Varsity Academic Games teams placed first in their respective divisions of On-Sets. Adam Peters was the only undefeated On-Sets competitor, and after winning his match yesterday he became the highest ranked player in his division. Dominique Lousteau was the …

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Blake Restel Makes Eagle Scout

Blake Restel Makes Eagle Scout

Senior, Blake Restel received his Eagle Scout rank on Sunday, March 8th at St. Benilde Catholic School. During the Eagle Scout Court of Honor, Blake was commended for his hard work, dedication and commitment to the Boy Scouts of America. He was honored by his troop leaders, parents and …

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Brother Martin Congratulates Dr. Hank Eiserloh ’84

Brother Martin Congratulates Dr. Hank Eiserloh ’84

The 2015 Senator Allen J. Ellender Alumnus of the Year recipient, Dr. Henry, “Hank”, L. Eiserloh III, Brother Martin Class of 1984, was honored Sunday, March 8th at the Hyatt New Orleans. In attendance to honor Dr. Eiserloh was his wife, Renée, and daughters, Estelle, Grace, and Mary. Also in …

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Importance of pH

Importance of pH

Environmental Science students in Mr. Thomas’ class conducted a study on the environmental quality at Brother Martin.  Using GPS devices, pH sensors and temperature probes, Crusaders gathered water samples from three different test sites located throughout campus.  Using graphs to analyze the data they collected from their field studies, …

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Mock Trial

Mock Trial

On Friday, March 6th, members of the student body gathered in the Conlin Gym for the Mock Trial hearing that followed November’s Mock Crash event. The accused driver in the mock trial faced charges for the death of his friend and passenger and for the injuries suffered by two …

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Honoring Wrestling Accomplishments

Honoring Wrestling Accomplishments

The athletic Department hosted a convocation in the Benson Mall honoring and recognizing the Crusader State Champion wrestling team. Coach Dauterive addressed those in attendance honoring team accomplishments at the junior high, junior varsity and varsity levels. Those athletes receiving individual recognition were:

Captains: Taylor Gambill, Seth Johnson, Paul Klein …

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Baseball Completes Successful Weekend

Baseball Completes Successful Weekend

The Crusader baseball team (4-5) had a successful and exciting weekend winning three out of four games. Brother Martin started the weekend off with a 10-0 loss to Byrd.  Chase Dolly went 2-2 at the plate, but Byrd never surrendered the lead after the fourth inning to secure the …

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Peters Sets New School Record

Peters Sets New School Record

Over the weekend, members of the Crusader Track and Field team traveled to Baton Rouge to participate in the Catholic High Tip-Off meet. Senior javelin thrower Thomas Peters set a new school record and recorded the farthest throw in the state so far this season. Peters set a new record …

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Latin American Extravaganza

Latin American Extravaganza

Spanish I students took a field trip to view the live dance performance Latin American Extravaganza presented by the Arts and Dance Company held at Loyola University. Students enjoyed viewing a live performance of the dances that they had learned and being a part of the engaging experience to …

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Decisions Upcoming for TE Irv Smith

Decisions Upcoming for TE Irv Smith

NOLA.com recruiting writer Andrew Lopez recently spoke with junior tight end Irv Smith to talk about his recruitment. The Class of 2016 standout has heard from schools such as Miami, Arizona State, Tulane, Colorado State, Ohio, Western Kentucky, Arkansas State, LSU, Notre Dame and Texas. Smith says he “always …

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