Monday, September 24, 2018

  • Congratulations to the cross country team for winning the Holy Cross/Dominican Invitational in City Park this weekend. The varsity squad scored 50 points to beat Holy Cross by almost 20 points. Freshman Mason Appleton and sophomore Merritt Pecoraro placed in the top 10 to lead the team. Senior Cameron Johnson, sophomore Gary Sandrock, and senior Ahmad Wilson also scored for the harriers. In the junior high race, 8th grader Leyton Liuzza led the team with a runner-up finish and a time of 11 minutes and 27 seconds for two miles. Also contributing to an impressively low score of 19 points were 9th graders Brayden Penny, DJ Morris, and 8th graders Gabriel and Eli Levy. In the JV race, Senior Jackson Anuszkiewicz won the race with a time of 17 minutes and fifty-one seconds for three miles. This weekend, the top varsity and JV guys will compete in the Frank Horton Invitational in Memphis, TN. All others will race in the St. Joseph's Invitational in Baton Rouge.

  • Attention all Crusaders who attended St. Francis Xavier, St. Benilde, or Calvary Baptist:  Mr. Bogran would like you to meet him tomorrow in the main lobby in the front of the school at 7:40 a.m. SHARP, in your full school uniform, to take a picture of all St. Francis Xavier, St. Benilde, and Calvary Baptist alumni.  This will only take a few minutes, so please be on time.

  • Attention CSPN Club members: There will be a brief meeting this Wednesday morning in the Library at 7:30 a.m.Check schoology for more details.

  • Attention seniors: There will be a mandatory senior meeting during test prep on Wednesday.  All seniors should report to the Benson Mall at the beginning of test prep on Wednesday. There will be no food service during test prep on Wednesday.

  • Any Student who is interested in joining the World War II Quiz Bowl team and/or World War II Militaria Club should meet with Mr. Fallon in Room 404 this Friday at 7:40 a.m.

  • Attention Crusaders interested in being a voice for life in our nation's capital: Brother Martin will once again be sending a group to travel with other schools from the Archdiocese of New Orleans to Washington D.C. to participate in the March For Life Pilgrimage.  The March For Life is the largest pro-life event in the world. It is a peaceful demonstration protesting the practice and legality of abortion. The March For Life Pilgrimage will take place from January 15th through the 20th, but the deadline to sign up is October 8th. There will be a Crusaders for Life & Justice Meeting on Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. in room 410 if you want to get more information about the trip.

  • Anyone interested in signing up for the next session of Drivers Education must do so by Friday, September 28th.  There will be a mandatory parent meeting next Thursday, September 27th, at 6:30 p.m. in room 200, and the class begins October 8th.  Please be aware that the DMV recently passed a new law stating that you must go to the DMV to get a Temporary Instructor’s Permit or TIP prior to enrolling in the class. You may pick up forms from Student Services. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Gatti.