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8th Grade Football Has A Season To Remember

8th Grade Football Has A Season To Remember

For forty-nine eighth graders, this was not just any other eighth grade football season. The Crusaders finished their season last Friday with a dominating 36 to 14 victory over Catholic League rival Archbishop Rummel. The team completed the season with an overall record of 8 and 1 and was …

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Backyard Improvements

Backyard Improvements

Construction is continuing to progress on the Student Courtyard Project that began in early October. Once complete, the enhancements will include new walkways and landscaping, as well as new benches and tables providing the student body with an outdoor area for studying, eating lunch, or visiting with classmates and …

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A Big Win For NJROTC!

A Big Win For NJROTC!

Congratulations to the Brother Martin NJROTC Unit on their outstanding performance at the St. Amant Drill Meet on November 3, 2012. The Crusaders competed against many schools, all wanting one thing, to win. The Cadets placed 1st in Academics, 2nd in Personnel Inspection, 2nd in Unarmed Basic Drill, 3rd …

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Crusaders Honor Tom ’44 SA & Gayle Benson and Receive First Installment of $1 Million

Crusaders Honor Tom ’44 SA & Gayle Benson and Receive First Installment of $1 Million

Mr. Tom Benson and his wife Gayle were honored by Brother Martin and presented the school with the first installment of their $10 million gift Saturday afternoon at the Rummel game, handing over a check for $1 million. Mr. Benson is a 1944 graduate of St. Aloysius and was …

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XC Takes Second in District Title Race

XC Takes Second in District Title Race

Over the weekend, the Crusader Cross Country teams participated in the 9-5A District and Metro Title Races beginning with the Varsity Race on Friday. The team had a solid showing at each of our races but fell just shy of their goals for the weekend. Each team – Varsity, …

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Crusader Season Comes to a Close

Crusader Season Comes to a Close

Saturday marked the end of the 2012 football season for the Crusaders.  With a final record of 4-5, (1-3 in District), the Crusaders will not advance to the state playoffs for the first time in four seasons.

Running back Jabbar Singleton rushed for 228 yards on 29 carries and accounted for …

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Drum Major, Duvy Salvant, named U.S. Army All-American

Drum Major, Duvy Salvant, named U.S. Army All-American

The Crusader Band Drum Major, Duvy Salvant, a member of the Class of 2013, has been selected as a 2013 U.S. Army All-American marching band musician. Duvy, one of 125 band members selected in this national competition, will perform the mellophone at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl’s half-time show …

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Freshman Day of Recollection

Freshman Day of Recollection

On Thursday, October 25, Brother Martin’s entire freshman class travelled by bus to St. Stanislaus College and Our Lady of the Gulf Church in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The focus of the day was prayer in the spirituality of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart.  “We hope that …

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Crusaders Get Styled Up for Rummel

Crusaders Get Styled Up for Rummel

At the start of school Friday, the Crusader Student Council welcomed the student body for a morning pep rally featuring Coach Bonis and the football team and Coach Gallagher and cross country team members.  Also being highlighted were the senior cheerleaders and the senior band members.  To get the …

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Gayle and Tom Benson ’44 SA Pledge $10 Million Gift for Brother Nicholas Building Endowment

Gayle and Tom Benson ’44 SA Pledge $10 Million Gift for Brother Nicholas Building Endowment

The Brother Nicholas, S.C. Building Endowment honoring Brother Nicholas Geisenberg, S.C. has been established by Tom and Gayle Benson with a gift of $10 million to the St. Aloysius Century Foundation to support Brother Martin High School. In honor of this generous gift, the largest gift that Brother Martin …

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School Day Tours Come to a Close

School Day Tours Come to a Close

November 1st marked another busy day for the Brother Martin Admissions Office as it welcomed over 100 guest students for the final school day tour. Paired with current Crusaders, these prospective students attended an information session, toured the campus, visited classes, and participated in a Brother …

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Another SUPERIOR Performance for the Crusader Marching Band

Another SUPERIOR Performance for the Crusader Marching Band

Congratulations to the CRUSADER MARCHING BAND and Senior Drum Major DUVY SALVANT on their recent award-winning performance at the LMEA Marching Assessment Festival.  The band has consistently won top honors at this yearly Festival, the biggest event of the year.  Their accomplishment marks 33 consecutive years of Superior Ratings! …

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Marine Biology/Environmental Science Students Get Special Presentation

Marine Biology/Environmental Science Students Get Special Presentation

On Tuesday October 30th students in Mr. Dossaji’s Marine Biology/Environmental Science class were visited by Sophomore and Junior Biology cell and molecular Biology students from Tulane University. These students under the guidance of their professor, Dr. Meenakshi Vijayaraghavan had been conducting water quality tests at given sites at the lagoon in Audubon …

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World Youth Day

World Youth Day

On Sunday, over two dozen Brother Martin students joined Archbishop Gregory Aymond CJ ’67 and 1400 high school students from around the Archdiocese of New Orleans to celebrate World Youth Day at Loyola University.  The theme of the day was, “God’s Calling…Can You Hear Him Now?”  Speakers, prayer sessions, musicians, and …

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Seward Commits to Southeastern

Seward Commits to Southeastern

Crusader Senior center-fielder Jacob Seward has made a verbal commitment to play baseball for the Southeastern University Lions next year. As a junior, Seward led the Crusaders in batting average (.470), on base percentage (.600), runs (42), hits (47), triples (4), walks (29). He was voted to the 9-5A All-District Team …

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