News & Events
Juniors attended a meeting to get information about purchasing Senior Rings for next year. Seniors attended to see and hear explanations about available Graduation invitations and Senior related merchandise. The presentation was made by representatives from Balfour Graduation Supplies. Mr. Joseph Serio, Graduation Co-ordinator, organized the assembly.
Fight the New Drug Presentation
On Tuesday, the Theology Department sponsored a series of grade level talks on the issue of pornography. Garret Jonsson presented to the student body on how to fight for authentic love using a combination of personal testimonies and scientific research on the harmful effects of pornography on the brain, the heart, and the world. Members of the Archdiocesan anti-pornography task force were present for one of the morning presentations as they co-ordinate Archdiocesan wide efforts to combat the plague of pornography.
Big Brother/Little Brother Lunch Day 2
Partnering the Big Brother senior one-on-one with a Little Brother 8th grader, the BBLB Program held their second lunch Monday, September 11. With the job of welcoming and helping to acclimate their little brother, the big brothers will hold events for their brothers and be sure they are aware of ARHS events and clubs. The Big Brother/Little Brother Program is run by Mr. Tony Taffaro. Special thanks to the Parents' Club volunteers who helped out with the lunch.
Genesian Players 55 Fest
The Genesian Players hosted their 55 Fest in celebration of the fifty-fifth year of the performing arts program. Guests were treated to food, performances, and raffle prizes. Several Genesian Alumni made their way back to the Raider campus for the event, including Dickie Dufour, Marc Fouchi, and Brandt Blocker. Overall the night was a great gathering to kick off the fifty-fifth season of song, dance, and drama!
Big Brothers Little Brothers Lunch Part 1
Partnering the Big Brother senior one-on-one with a Little Brother 8th grader, the BBLB Program kicked off Thursday, September 7, with a lunchtime meeting.
9th Football vs. St. Paul's
Final Score: Rummel 14 St. Paul's 7
Athletic Association Meeting
The first Athletic Association meeting of the year was held this week with special guest speaker Mr. Ed Daniels, ’75, the host of Friday Night Football and Archbishop Rummel Athletic Hall of Fame Member. Mr. Daniels spoke about his time as a Raider when he was in high school. He credited Mr. Bill Arthurs for teaching him how to type as a freshman and jump starting his career in journalism. The Raider coaches also gave updates on each sport for the guests. The Athletic Association is organized by Coach Phil Greco, athletic director, and is setup to help support all athletic teams.
Back to School Night
Thursday evening the Raider parents went "Back to School" as they completed a rotation of their sons' schedules, meeting teachers and hearing about the course expectations. The evening began with a few words from the administration before the parents moved to the main building for the schedule rotation. The Parent Conferences and Parent Booster Meeting will be Wednesday, September 13.
Varsity Jamboree vs. St. Paul's
In a warm-up for the start of regular season next week, the Raiders defeated the St. Paul's Wolves 23-7 on the Northshore Friday evening. The Christian Brothers Jamboree began at 6pm with a JV match-up followed by the two 15 minute varsity halves. The Raiders rotated many players both on offense and defense to get some live snaps for many of the new varsity players. The season kicks-off Saturday at Joe Yenni Stadium vs Gulfport.
Class of 2018 Ring Mass
The class of 2018 converged on Divine Mercy Parish Church in Kenner for their Ring Mass Thursday evening. The senior class heard words of wisdom from Mr. Marc Milano '90, president/principal. Fr. Kurt Young '05, chaplain, presided over the Mass and blessed the rings before the distribution. The ceremony ended with the final blessing and the traditional alma mater and fight song by the class of 2018.
St. Genesius Feast
To celebrate the feast day of St. Genesius, the patron saint of actors, the Genesian Players hosted an award celebration and kick-off to their 55th season.
Returning, new, and prospective members were invited, in addition to alumni and friends of the program. The packed Raider Room enjoyed the culinary styling of Mr. Roch Eshleman '00, Stephanie Connor, and Maria Scaruffi as the guests learned about the Genesian program and the upcoming season. Guests were also treated to musical performances by Austin Anderson, Michael Brown, Sarah Grosse, and Brenda Hebert. The event was organized by Genesian Players director, Ms. Carol Eshleman, and the Genesian board.
Several Genesian members received honors. Four new Thespians were inducted, two at the Honors level. Five members were promoted in their Thespian rank, one to the Honors level. Eight members were awarded the President's List Scholar pins for achieving a 4.0 or higher GPA on top of their theatrical work.
The Archbishop Rummel Development, Alumni, and Admissions Offices held a Legacy Night for prospective Raider Legacy students. Students in grades 5-7 and their families were invited to hear about the school's academic achievements from some of the Rummel Administrators as well as other parents of current Rummel Legacies. The Archbishop Rummel Ambassadors were also at the event where they hosted a scavenger hunt and other fun and games for the prospective students. Guests were treated to a social and reception afterwards.
Student Council Book Covering
In keeping with the annual Raider back-to-school traditions, Raider Student Council hosted their back-to-school book covering. Council members provided supplies and assistance to their peers to help them cover their assigned textbooks.
The Lighting of the Senior Candle
Wednesday, August 16, the first official day of school, seniors Shane Brotherton, Patrick Meehan, and Gabriel Eberle lit the senior candle.
New Student Orientation
Saturday, August 12, our Raider Student Council and moderator Mrs. Hutchinson hosted our annual New Student Orientation. New students were divided into groups where they played icebreakers and games. At the end of the morning, our administrators held a brief meeting with students and parents where they discussed the upcoming school year and welcomed the students and parents to the Raider family.
Big Brothers Meeting August 2017
The Big Brothers Club, run by moderator Tony Taffaro, had their first meeting of the year. Senior members went over their plans for this year, focusing on the first couple of weeks of school and how to help new students make the transition to high school.
Football Parent Night
Football team members and their parents met in the gym to discuss the upcoming season with Athletic Director Phil Greco and Head Football Coach Jay Roth. Families had the the opportunity to shop for new football team merchandise and were served a meal afterwards.
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1901 Severn Ave.
Metairie, LA 70001
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