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Crusader Soccer Sweeps the Weekend

Crusader Soccer Sweeps the Weekend

Varsity started off the weekend with a 1 – 0 victory over Northshore with Nathaniel Peters scoring off of a corner kick.

Junior Varsity came back to win the Hahnville Junior Varsity Soccer Tournament! Great job Tournament Champions!

Tournament Recap: Game 1 – forfeit (sorry about this mix up – revised …

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Crusader Pen & Sword Receives Excellent Ranking!

Crusader Pen & Sword Receives Excellent Ranking!

For the second year in row, the Brother Martin Pen and Sword received rank of Excellent from the 2012 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines. Four hundred and seventeen schools entered the 2012 Program to Recognize. The entire Brother Martin student …

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‘Saders Get Pepped Up for Winter Sports!

‘Saders Get Pepped Up for Winter Sports!

Friday morning, the Student Council held a pep rally to support and recognize the 3 Crusader winter sports programs.  Coach Smotherman introduced the #2 state ranked and #10 nationally  ranked Crusader soccer team.  Senior Jordan Lumpkins got the Crusader student body on their feet with his enthusiastic introduction of the …

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Student Council’s Trip to the LASC Annual Convention

Student Council’s Trip to the LASC Annual Convention

This past weekend, the Crusader Student Council traveled to Sulphur, Louisiana for the Louisiana Association of Student Council’s annual Convention. Crusaders in attendance include Brad Giacone, Harrison Trepagnier, David Trepagnier, and Michael Maldonado. Brother Martin, represented by Brad Giacone, served LASC as State President during the 2012 year. As …

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Crusaders to be Featured On Prep Basketball 2013 Showcase

Crusaders to be Featured On Prep Basketball 2013 Showcase

The Brother Martin Crusaders play host to the Jesuit Blue Jays on Friday, January 25th at 7:00 pm at Brother Martin High School.

DW Productions along with partners WHNO TV and Sportsnola.com will feature the game as part of the First NBC Bank Prep Showcase. The game will be broadcast …

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Crusader Soccer Celebrates Senior Day

Crusader Soccer Celebrates Senior Day

Coach Smothermon recognized seniors and their parents for their commitment and dedication to our program and school prior to the West Jefferson game this past Saturday. Our 10 seniors have helped lay the foundation for our program for years to come. Good luck in the playoffs, and congratulations on …

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Alpha and Beta Honor Roll Breakfast

Alpha and Beta Honor Roll Breakfast

Congratulations to all students who made the Alpha Honor Roll (earning a GPA of 3.50 to 3.99) and the Beta Honor Roll (earning a GPA of a 3.00 to a 3.49) for the first semester. These students received a complimentary continental breakfast in the Brother Mark Thornton, S.C., Terrace this …

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The Great Read Begins!

The Great Read Begins!

All students at Brother Martin, grades 7 through 12, have started this year’s Great Read: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. The book tells the amazing story of a young boy in Malawi, Africa, who teaches himself basic electrical circuitry and physics to …

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LAX Team has a Good Weekend

LAX Team has a Good Weekend

Last weekend the Brother Martin Lacrosse team took a trip to Lafayette to battle with the teams from Northern Louisiana. The Varsity took a bus on Friday to challenge the St. Thomas Moore Cougars. Unfortunately, the team fell short in a 9-6 nail biter. However, the team rallied on …

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ACT Writing Practice

ACT Writing Practice

Professors from The University of New Orleans and Dillard University held the first of a two-part writing project with all members of the junior class. Students completed a timed, in-class writing exercise modeled on the ACT writing test in their English class. The college professors and members of our …

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Principal’s Honor Roll Luncheon

Principal’s Honor Roll Luncheon

Over 225 students who earned the prestigious Principal’s Honor Roll status for the first semester by earning a 4.0 GPA or higher were lauded for their academic accomplishments at the annual Principal’s Honor Roll Luncheon, catered by Cello’s catering and held in the Brother Mark Thornton, S.C., Terrace. Hosted …

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Wrestling Pins Jesuit to Capture District Title

Wrestling Pins Jesuit to Capture District Title

The Crusaders started the night on an impressive note as sophomore Mason Mauro upset Jesuit sophomore Ben D’Antonio in the opening match at 106 lbs. D’Antonio was an individual champion at last weekend’s prestigious Louisiana Classic Tournament, but lost in the closing seconds 3-2 as Mauro escaped with six …

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Crusader Ruggers Upend Jesuit

Crusader Ruggers Upend Jesuit

The Brother Martin Rugby team beat Jesuit on Sunday in City Park 32-0. The Crusader rugby team opened quickly scoring within the first 5 minutes of the game. The Crusaders kept constant pressure on the Blue Jays on defense and moved the ball from sideline to sideline while maintaining …

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History Repeats Itself!

History Repeats Itself!

This past Saturday our Academic Games team competed in a tournament testing their knowledge of American history and the U.S. Presidents. The Senior team, comprised of Owen Bouchon, Nick Brilli, Christopher Maheu, Matthew Reineke, and Brandon Yrle, took 1st Place keeping the tournament trophy at Brother Martin. Team members …

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East All-Star Selection

East All-Star Selection

Congratulations to Jalen Gray for being selected to represent Brother Martin in the LHSCA All-Star Basketball Game. The game will be played at Centenary College on March 16, 2013.