News & Events
Scholarship Ceremony 2018
Monday, April 23, Archbishop Rummel High School held its Scholarship Ceremony for new incoming students. Students were greeted by Mr. Milano and Mr. Neill. Current Raider Colin Womac '22 also addressed the crowd. Congratulations to the new scholarship recipients!
Celebrity Waiters Dinner 2018
Held at The Terminal at Lakefront Airport, the Celebrity Waiters Dinner 2018 was an elegant red carpet event. Cocktails began at 6:00pm with the Raider Jazz Band providing the entertainment. Local and Raider community celebrities assembled 10 person tables to host the tip competition. Silent auction items, raffles, and a live auction highlighted the event. All money raised will go to benefit the students of Archbishop Rummel High School.
Madison Ural Signing Day
Congratulations to Madison Ural, Archbishop Rummel Cheerleading Team Co-Captain and 2017 Homecoming Queen, for signing her commitment to cheer for Loyola University!
Varsity Baseball vs. St. Aug
Final Score: Rummel 8/St. Aug 1
Faculty vs. Seniors Flag Football Game
During lunchtime on Thursday, April 19, the student council hosted the second faculty vs seniors flag football game of the school year. Using their experience, knowledge of the game, and finely tuned offense, the faculty were able to defeat the seniors yet AGAIN in the contest.
Straight A Luncheon: Third Quarter
Wednesday, April 18, Raider students were treated to lunch at Austin's Restaurant for achieving straight A's on their third quarter report cards. The event is organized by Mr. Joseph Serio, Director of Student Activities.
Latin Classes Present Projects
This week Mr. LeBoeuf’s Latin I, II, and III students presented 3D models of artifacts from the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. The students chose their own topic of interest and taught to their classmates. This year’s projects included a fully functional catapult, a Roman chariot, a model of Trajan’s Forum, Roman standards, Icarus’ wings, and many other impressive projects.
Senior Breakfast 2018
Held at Chateau Estates Country Club, the class of 2018 gathered for one of the last times, as seniors and parents celebrated their time at Archbishop Rummel. After Mass, celebrated by chaplain Fr. Kurt Young '05, three speakers addressed the crowd to highlight their time as the class of 2018. Mr. Michael Monistere '83 (Michael Monistere, Jr. '18 and Anthony Monistere '20) was the father speaker; Ms. Kimberly Gambino (Nathan Heath '18) was the mother speaker; and William Reed '18 was the senior speaker. The seniors and parents enjoyed a buffet breakfast as they reminisced about their time together. The annual senior breakfast is organized by the Director of Student Activities Mr. Joseph Serio.
Chapellette Dance Team Showcase
Congratulations to the Chapellette Dance Team on their Showcase Wednesday night! They performed an excerpt from their award winning field show performance, dance routines, and parade routines all done throughout this year. Best wishes to all the seniors who had their farewell performance. Officers for the ‘17/‘18 season were Cassie Ohlmeyer, Marcella Tedesco, and Lexie Pelle.
10th Grade Grandparents Day
Tuesday, April 10, Archbishop Rummel High School hosted its largest Grandparents Day of the year for 10th grade Raiders. Grandparents and Raiders celebrated the day with mass followed by a luncheon and fellowship. Guests were also treated to professional pictures courtesy Mr. Arthurs and our student photographers. Grandparents Day events are organized by Mr. Joe Serio, Archbishop Rummel Student Activities Director.
Slam-n-Jam is a charitable volleyball tournament held each year at Coconut Beach in Kenner where many of the schools in the New Orleans Metro area create teams and play in a friendly round-robin tournament before entering the championship round. One wining team is awarded the Slam-n-Jam banner each year but every team is a winner as all of the funds raised go to local charities. The tournament is run each year by the CYO Office and the many student councils from the local schools.
Celebration of St. John Baptist de La Salle and Jesus the Good Shepherd Statue Blessing
On Friday, April 6, the Raider community celebrated the feast day of St. John Baptist de La Salle. Archbishop Gregory Aymond celebrated the Mass in celebration of the founder and his contributions to schools, kids, and families around the globe. Many Raider Alumni priests were also in attendance, including Monsignor Frank Giroir ‘73, Father Chris Delerno '86, Father Ryan Richardson '99, Father Tim Hedrick '00, Father Travis Clark '01, Father Kyle Sanders '03, and Father Kurt Young '05.
Immediately following mass, Archbishop Aymond blessed the new Jesus the Good Shepherd statue located at the Leadership Entrance in front of the Raider Gym.
Rummel/Chapelle Challenge 2018
Thursday evening, the annual Rummel/Chapelle Challenge was held in the Raider Gym with the Chipmunks taking the victory for the first time in seven years. With the theme "Wild Wild West," the Raider teams and fans dressed as cowboys and bandits. The games began with a tie with the Raiders winning JV Volleyball and the Chipmunks winning Varsity Volleyball. Next, the Raider faculty volleyball team dominated the Chapelle faculty team for the first time in THIRTEEN YEARS. Sadly, the faculty volleyball game doesn't count towards points, so the score remained tied. Chapelle took the lead quickly with wins in the hippity-hop relay, bridge ball, the balloon waddle, and the uniform swap. The Raiders went out with a valiant effort taking the win in the shoe find and the human pyramid relay, but they couldn't outscore the Chipmunks this year. Participants from both schools played well and all enjoyed and fun evening. The annual Rummel/Chapelle Challenge is organized by both school's Student Council Executive Boards and moderators.
Beast Feast 2018
The annual Alumni Association-sponsored Beast Feast occurs in the spring and attracts huge crowds of hungry Raiders, Raider Alumni, friends, and families to the Raider Band Field. From nutria tacos and wild boar to charbroiled oysters and grilled redfish, the Beast Feast satisfies everyone’s sense of adventure in dining. Alumni renew acquaintances and talk about their good years at Archbishop Rummel, while various raffles, door prizes, and sales compete with the table delicacies for everyone’s attention.
Jacob Fury '18 Named Scholar Athlete
The National Football Foundation and the Allstate Sugar Bowl awarded the Scholar Athlete awards for the 2017 football season at a banquet at the Mercedez Benz Superdome. The honorees were chosen from a group of nominated scholar athletes from the New Orleans area. Archie Manning, the national chairman of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame, recognized each of the 35 student athletes at the event. Raider Senior Jacob Fury was awarded the honor with the following description in the banquet program:
Academic Achievements: Honor Roll, Torch Award (Highest GPA), ranked 4th in senior class, Class 5-A Academic Football Team. Athletic Achievements: Four-year letterman and starter at defensive end; also lettered in baseball for three years. Extracurricular Activities: Big Brothers and Eucharistic Minister. Name of College Attending: Louisiana State University
Baseball vs. Jesuit
Game 1: Jesuit 3/Rummel 2
Game 2: Rummel 1/Jesuit 0
Baseball vs. Brother Martin
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Final Score: Brother Martin 6/Rummel 1
Rummel Day 2018
Rummel Day is the annual day we honor our school's namesake, Archbishop Joseph Francis Rummel and traditions at 1901 Severn Avenue. In addition to acknowledging Joseph Francis Rummel's impact on our school, The Alumni Association also recognizes the recipients of the 2018 Raider Legend Award and the 2018 Alumnus of the Year.
Biomedical Students Visit Ochsner Facilities and HeliPad
Tuesday, March 27, Mr. Taffaro's Biomedical students visited a variety of Ochsner Medical Facilities. Students first visited Ochsner rehabilitation services where they heard a presentation from Physical Therapists. Second, they went to the radiology department where they heard from the Clinical Instructor of the outpatient imaging center. Finally students visited the Ochsner HeliPad, where they learned about the Ochsner Flight Care Unit from critical care EMTs, nurses, and a helicopter pilot.
Raider Band District VI Sweepstakes
Congratulations to the Raider Band on their sweepstakes superior finish at the 2018 LMEA District VI Large Ensemble Assessment at Chalmette High School this week. The large ensemble group earned the Superior "1s" across the board and the coveted sweepstakes ranking. Congratulations!
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Baseball Defeats Brother Martin
The Raider Baseball team defeated Brother Martin 7-6 on Saturday evening at Kirsch Rooney.
Living Way of the Cross
The Campus Ministry Teams of Archbishop Rummel and Archbishop Chapelle High Schools coordinated this year's Living Way of the Cross. The performance was set three times, a public night showing on March 22, March 23 for the Rummel students and March 26 for the Chapelle students. The reflection play reminds everyone of the true meaning of Easter as the audience reflects on each station performed live by students from both schools. The performance was coordinated by Fr. Kurt Young '05, chaplain; Mr. Matthew Caire '03, ARHS Campus Minister; and Mrs. Megan Caire, ACHS Campus Minister.
Statue Arrival 2018
Afters months of anticipation, our new marble statue of Jesus the Good Shepherd has arrived on campus. The finishing touches are being added as we prepare for the blessing and dedication which will be led by Archbishop Gregory Aymond April 6, 2018.
Varsity Baseball vs. John Curtis
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Final Score: John Curtis 6/Rummel 3
Sudden Impact 2018
To prepare and educate future drivers, Raider sophomores attend the Sudden Impact Program. Hosted by local hospitals, the State Police, and EMS agencies, the Sudden Impact Program consists of a one day class, a mock crash, and a mock trial over the course of the student's high school career. This important education for drivers began in the recent past and has been occurring at ARHS for many years.
Powerlifting State Championship
The ARHS Powerlifting Team sent 5 students to compete this past weekend at the annual LHSPLA State Championships in Alexandria at the Rapides Parish Coliseum.
The Raider Cheerleading Team celebrated the end of a successful season with a Banquet at Metairie Country Club Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
Pre-Law Field Trip
The pre-law class took a field trip on Friday, March 2, 2018, to Judge Franz Zibilich's court, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office, and Sheriff Marlin Gusman's Criminal Justice Center. While in Judge Zibilich's court, the students met Nick Bergeron, class of 2009, who was the prosecutor in that section of court.
Exam Cram -- Quarter 3
Before the start of exams this week, the Key Club hosted an Exam Cram in the library. Teachers from all departments participated to help the Raiders prepare for the their exams. Tutoring, quiet study, or group work was available in the library and nearby classrooms. Refreshments were provided as the students prepared for the week of exams.
Varsity Baseball vs. Parkview Baptist
Game 1: Parkview 5/Rummel 1
Game 2: Parkview 6/Rummel 5
Game 3: Rummel 11/Parkview 9
Father/Son Road Rally 2018
On Saturday, March 10, fathers and sons converged on the Raider campus for the annual Father/Son Road Rally. Consisting of a scavenger hunt, competitions, and a full spread of food, the father son teams began the afternoon with strategies and game play.
Spring Pep Rally
To celebrate the achievements of the winter and upcoming spring sports, the student council hosted a pep rally on Friday. Student-athletes from the winter sports were recognized and outlooks for the spring sports were announced.
Coach Ronnie Doyle Classic
The Raider Track & Field Team competed in the 5th Annual Ronnie Doyle Classic held Thursday, March 8th, at Tad Gormley Stadium. Both the Varsity and Junior High Teams placed 3rd overall with outstanding performances from every team member competing.
Fourth Quarter Club
For the first time since its inception, the Archbishop Rummel Fourth Quarter Club opened membership to non-football alums this month. Head Football Coach Jay Roth established The Fourth Quarter Club as a way to gather past, recent past, and current football Raiders, fans, and supporters. With a filled Raider Room from multi-generations, Coach Roth addressed the crowd on the status of the program and talked of the many successes and the people who have contributed to that success through the years. Special guest, Coach Tim Rebowe, Head Football Coach at Nicholls State University, was also in attendance and spoke to the crowd. To become a member of the Fourth Quarter Club, contact Coach Jay Roth at [email protected]
9th Grade Grandparents Day
Wednesday, March 7, Archbishop Rummel High School hosted its annual Grandparents Day for 9th grade Raiders. Grandparents and Raiders celebrated the day with mass followed by a luncheon and fellowship. Guests were also treated to professional pictures courtesy Mr. Arthurs and our student photographers. Grandparents Day events are organized by Mr. Joe Serio, Archbishop Rummel Student Activities Director.
Winter Athletic Awards Ceremony
The Winter Athletic Awards Ceremony was held Monday, March 5, in the Raider Gym. Awards were presented to athletes who participated in basketball, wrestling, soccer and cheerleading. Athletic Award Ceremonies are organized by the Archbishop Rummel Athletic Director, Mr. Phil Greco.
9th Baseball vs. Holy Cross
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Final Score: Rummel 6/Holy Cross 5
Academic Rally 2018
Saturday, March 3, Archbishop Rummel hosted its annual Academic Rally. Middle School students in the Greater New Orleans area were invited to compete in various subject areas. The event was organized by Ms. Denise Schmidt and the following Department Chairs: Ms. Lynn Silbernagel, Mr. David Rodriguez, Mr. Dominick Lanasa, and Mr. Louis Burg.
Basketball Playoffs vs. Holy Cross
Final Score: Holy Cross 74/Rummel 55
Lenten Fish Fry
Friday, February 23, the Raider Fishing Club hosted its annual Lenten Fish Fry of the year. For each Friday during Lent, people can pick up meals for $8.00 each.
New Student Sign Deliveries
Saturday, February 24, Raider students, parents, alumni, and cheerleaders set out to deliver yard signs to new incoming students for the 2018-2019 school year. Thank you to all the students, parents, and alumni who made this event possible.
Cheerleaders at Nationals
The Raider Cheerleaders traveled to Orlando, Florida and Walt Disney World's Wide World of Sports to compete in the UCA National Competition. The Raiders walked away 2nd in the nation Medium Co-Ed Division and 1st in the nation in the Gameday Division. Congratulations to the Raider Cheerleaders on their National Championship!
Baseball vs. Pontchatoula
Final Score: Rummel 5/Pontchatoula 3
Archbishop Rummel High School
1901 Severn Ave.
Metairie, LA 70001
Archbishop Rummel High School educates each student according to the principles of the Catholic Church in the Lasallian tradition of faith, community, and service. In a caring, disciplined environment of social awareness and academic excellence, Archbishop Rummel High School challenges each student to recognize the dignity of life and to develop and share, to the best of his ability, his unique talents.
Archbishop Rummel High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, or disability in violation of state and federal law or regulation in administration of its educational policies or programs.