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Seniors Celebrate Their Rings

Seniors Celebrate Their Rings

After having received their senior rings last Thursday night at a Mass at St. Dominic Church, seniors celebrated their status as they and their dates enjoyed the Senior Ring Dance, held in the Brother Mark Thornton Terrace. Transformed by candles, white lighting, and crimson and gold tulle, the Terrace …

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Class of 2014 has ‘Fun in the Sun’

Class of 2014 has ‘Fun in the Sun’

The Class of 2014 recently celebrated a day of “Fun in the Sun” at Lynhaven. Seniors enjoyed lots of food from the moment they arrived until the ice cream sundaes were all gone!  Paddle boat races, horse shoes, ping pong, cabbage ball, volleyball, and football were among the competitions …

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Crusaders Work on Final Touches at Scrimmage

Crusaders Work on Final Touches at Scrimmage

Last Friday evening the Crusader football program scrimmaged Walker/Landry at Tad Gormley Stadium. The offense and defense took turns taking snaps and putting things from practice into real-time situations. The teams also participated in a live action quarter to work on more situational plays.

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Class of 2014 Senior Ring Mass

Class of 2014 Senior Ring Mass

Seniors and their families celebrated Mass at St. Dominic Church in Lakeview this week. Ordained Brother of the Sacred Heart Louis Couvillon, S.C., was the celebrant. The Crusader Chorus provided the liturgical music, and members of the Class of 2014 served as acolytes, readers, and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy …

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Senior-Parent Meeting

Senior-Parent Meeting

Every year, all seniors and their parents gather in the Benson Mall for a meeting to celebrate the start of their graduation year. Mr. Fleetwood, Assistant Principal for Discipline and Attendance, and Mrs. Laurie Leftwich, College Counselor and Senior Activities Coordinator, were the featured speakers. Students received their College …

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New Parent Meeting

New Parent Meeting

Parents of new 7th, 8th, and 9th graders were invited to campus one evening this week for an orientation meetings. Topics discussed included athletic and activity participation, the academic schedule and expectations, guidance services, and technology use. Senior Bryant Boudreaux spoke to new parents about his experience as a …

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Faculty Member & Alumnus Published in Academic Science Journal

Faculty Member & Alumnus Published in Academic Science Journal

Congratulations to David Jouandot II ’03 on being published as a co-author in Biochimica et Biophysica Acta.  Dr. Jouandot is a new member to the Crusader faculty and is a member of our Science department.  He currently teaches Chemistry and Chemistry AP to Crusader juniors.  Congratulations, Dr. Jouandot!  Read More »


Velez Brothers Featured in Gambit Weekly

Velez Brothers Featured in Gambit Weekly

Don ’81 (left) & Dale ’83 (right)

Young’s Dry Cleaning is a third-generation, family-owned and operated business that has been open for 73 years and is now owned by Crusader alums and brothers Don ’81 and Dale ’83 Velez. Don is the father of former Crusader Andrew ’06, and …

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‘Sader LAX Players Make Name for Themselves in Summer League

‘Sader LAX Players Make Name for Themselves in Summer League

Congratulations to Lacrosse players, Michael Olivio, Kevin Sylvera, Brandon Macheca, and Blake Roberts for their excellent play this summer with Lacrosse Team Louisiana Elite and being invited to play in the IMG Nationals Tournament in Tampa, Florida in November.  Way to go, ‘Saders, and good luck in Florida!

 

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Student Ministry Summer Workshop

Student Ministry Summer Workshop

This summer several Crusader seniors attended a student ministry workshop along with Catholic High, St, Stanislaus, and St. Scholastica students.  Held at St. Stanislaus in Bay St. Louis, this two and one half day workshop focused on the various dimensions of student ministry and emphasized the …

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Crusader Alumnus Receives NOTC Scholarship

Crusader Alumnus Receives NOTC Scholarship

Rhett Rogers, Brother Martin Class of 2013, was named one of four recipients of the 2013-14 NOTC scholarship. He received his award at the 50th Anniversary race in City Park on August 17, 2013. The New Orleans Track Club, one of the nation’s oldest and largest running clubs, offers …

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Crusader Infielder Set to Participate in His 3rd National All-Star Game

Crusader Infielder Set to Participate in His 3rd National All-Star Game

It’s been a summer to remember for senior infielder Gregory Deichmann. The two-time All-State selection and LSU commitment is preparing to participate in his third nationally sponsored All-Star game this summer as a member of The Under Armour All-America Baseball Game at Wrigley Field in Chicago Aug. 24.

The game, …

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Meet of Champs

Meet of Champs

The Meet of Champs combines all the country clubs’ top swimmers in each swim event. Participating in the meet was a number of Brother Martin swimmers who either placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd for many of the events. Green Acres placed 2nd overall to Lakeside. The boys in the …

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Crusader Actor to Make Broadway Debut

Crusader Actor to Make Broadway Debut

New Orleans actor Donald Jones Jr. ’05, spent much of his summer at home in New Orleans, directing kids at Crescent City Lights Youth Theater. For Jones, it was a chance to give back to the nonprofit organization that put him on the path to the Great White Way.  Jones also assisted …

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The “First Crusade”

The “First Crusade”

On their first day of school, more than 500 7th, 8th, and 9th grade Crusaders came to campus for a day of academics and Crusader spirit! In the morning, students attended grade level meetings to learn the ‘ins and outs’ of Brother Martin, as well as the history …

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