09.18.17
Three Band Students Advance to Second Round All-State Band Auditions

First round All-State Band auditions were held on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the LSU School of Music. Congratulations to the following band students who will advance to the second round of auditions: Helen Alford Mark Belou Gabe Keowen Second round auditions will be held on Oct. 14 at Pineville High School. Students who advance from that point will have a spot in the All-State band on their instruments. ...

09.18.17
CHS Mu Alpha Theta Takes Third At St. Paul's Math Tourney

Catholic High School Mu Alpha Theta took third place overall in the magnet school division at the St. Paul's tournament on Saturday, September 16.  Students placing in individual events: Calculus: 3rd - Khoivu Nguyen, Sam Gianfala Honorable Mention - Isaak Dawson, Cameron Vicknair, Noah Davis Precalculus: Honorable Mention - Grant Alumbaugh, Jack Fuselier, Sayer Sauviac, Broderick Wong  Algebra 2: 3rd place - Daniel Barfield Honorable Mention - Alex Richard, Christian Thompson, Reese Williams Geometry: Honorable Mention - Ben Mayeux Algebra 1: Honorable Mention - Jackson Robb, Patrick Gordon  Students placing in team events: Calculus Ciphering: 2nd place - Cameron Vicknair,...

09.18.17
Bears Suffer First Loss Of Season

The Bears suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of the University High Cubs, 34-6. The loss dropped the Bears to 2-1 on the young season.   CHS could not get things going in any of the three phases versus the Cubs. Senior running back Beau Griffon scored the only touchdown of the game for CHS, reaching paydirt on a one-yard plunge in the second half. Blake Davis won his third consecutive Special Teams Player of the Week award with an outstanding 54 yards per punt effort. Elijah Reames was named Defensive Player of the Week after...

09.14.17
CHS Mothers' Club Kicks Off Another Busy Year

The CHS Mothers’ Club has begun another busy year of serving the students of Catholic High School! Moms, make sure to join the CHS Mothers’ Club for continued updates and additional information. Register online. Please join us for Moms' Night Out: Thursday, September 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Side Porch at Mike Anderson's. Meet new moms, catch up with old friends, and enjoy a fun night out. You don't have to be a Mothers' Club member to join us. Tickets available online or at the door. Dinner, drinks and casual attire! Register here.    The Mother-Son Breakfast has a...

09.14.17
Big Orange Wave Finishes Second in the Round Table Run

The Big Orange Wave made huge strides as a program by finishing second in the Round Table Run at Highland Road Park on Saturday, Sept. 9.  The Bears scored 71 points, just two points behind host Episcopal. The Bears defeated every 5A team in the Round Table Run: Brother Martin, St. Paul's, Holy Cross, Live Oak, Dutchtown, Lafayette High, Mandeville, Zachary, Ponchatoula and Denham Springs. Coach Pete Boudreaux saw a few new faces step up and score for his squad in varsity action on a day where many personal best times were recorded.  James Lalonde led the Bears with a...

09.13.17
Fifteen CHS Students Recognized By The National Merit Scholarship Program

Five Catholic High seniors have been named National Merit Semifinalists and 10 have received National Merit Commended honors in the National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. Roughly 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools across the nation entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The top 50,000 scorers qualify for recognition in the National Merit Scholarship program. Of those 50,000 students, the top one-third (approximately 16,000) qualifies as National Merit Semifinalist. The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, representing...

09.12.17
Bears Move To 2-0 With Win Over Zachary

Bear Nation pulled into Zachary to face the 6th ranked Broncos last Friday night, and they were not disappointed. The Bears beat the Broncos in a very physical matchup, 24-14.   The Bears' offense rammed forward for 245 yards and limited their counterparts to just 59 yards on the ground. Senior running backs Beau Griffon and Parker Smith, both pounded away at ZHS for 58 yards apiece. Quarterback Cameron Dartez rushed for 101 yards. The junior signal caller also threw for 139 yards and earned Offensive Player of the Week honors. The Bears' defensive front smothered the Zachary running game...

09.11.17
CHS Mourns The Loss of Mel Didier '44

CHS great and famed Major League Baseball scout Mel Didier ’44 passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017, in Arizona at the age of 90. Didier, a member of the CHS Grizzly Greats Athletic Hall of Fame and a 2003 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame inductee, is best known for his 70-year career and association with Major League Baseball. Read George Morris’ tribute to Mel Didier in The Advocate.      ...

09.11.17
London A Cappella Group Hold Workshop with CHS/SJA Choir

What do 15 college students from Imperial College London who all major in different areas of science have in common? They are all members of Techtonics, an all-male a cappella singing group that won the 2016 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella. The Techtonics, who are in their 10th year, are on their “Deep South” tour in the U.S.; one of their stops being Catholic High School. On Monday, Sept. 11, they made their way into each CHS choir class to give a workshop demonstrating vocal technique, warm-up exercises, breathing and pitch exercises. They also taught the students their arrangement...

09.11.17
27 Choir Students Selected to District Honor Choir

Congratulations to the following students who auditioned Saturday, September 9, and were selected to the District Honor Choir. They placed in the top 10 in their voice parts. Ryan Aultman Eli Barbin Benjamin Bennett Ben Bordelon Beau Brown Isaak Dawson Nicholas DiLeo Evan Dille Rhett Greer Easton Hollis Tyler Humphrey Clifton Kurzweg James Lalonde Payne Lanoix Seth LeBlanc Ned Mayeaux Joshua Miletello Philip Moore Bryce Olivier Tucker Poret Charles Poss Jared Sapia Joseph Scallan Ian Thompson  Braden Ulmer Lyndon Wilbert Daniel Woodruff The following students placed in the top five and qualify to proceed to the second round All-State auditions...

09.07.17
CHS Seniors Take Advantage Of College Application Day

The CHS college counseling office hosted its annual College Application Day.  The day is designed to help seniors get a jump on the college application process before the fall rush and early deadlines. College representatives were on campus to answer questions about programs and scholarships, and help students complete their applications. “This type of event is so crucial for seniors,” said Southeastern Louisiana University Director of Admissions Anthony Ranatza. “To be able to sit with students, answer their questions and walk them through the application process face-to-face, makes it so much easier not only for the student, but for the...

09.06.17
CHS Faculty And Staff Come Together For Professional Development Day

While the students had a long Labor Day weekend break, CHS faculty and staff gathered on Tuesday for a full day of professional development. Led by CHS Principal Lisa Harvey, the day began with a highlight of the programs, services and opportunities the school offered during the summer break. From the Summer at CHS program to Cyber Discovery Camp, mission trips and STREAM training, it was clear that summer months at CHS are just as busy and rewarding as the regular school year.  More than 1,200 students registered for the 51 courses offered through Summer at CHS. Whether it was...

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