News & Events
Alumnus Red Carpet
Phillip Caruso ’74 was recently honored by the motion picture and television Society of Camera Operators with their Lifetime Achievement Award, in a lavish ceremony at the Loews Hotel in downtown Hollywood, CA. Caruso invited long time Yearbook Adviser and mentor, Mr. Bill Arthurs, to attend the ceremony.
Actor Michael Keaton was acknowledged with the Governors’ Award and La La Land actor Tom Everett Scott introduced Caruso. Also, in attendance at the Award Ceremony was Caruso’s classmate, Dr. Kent Small (Retina Institute) ’74.
While in Hollywood Mr. Arthurs, also, met up with two-time Emmy Award winner (The Simpsons) Rick Polizzi ’74 and spent an evening at the Magic Castle where Mr. Arthurs performed an impromptu magic show in one of the Close-up Parlors.
To make the trip complete, Arthurs managed to squeeze in eating at his 159th Denny’s Restaurant.
Exam Cram -- Third Quarter
Before the 3rd quarter exams begin, students met in the library and surrounding classrooms for the quarterly Key Club sponsored Exam Cram. Teachers attended the event to assist the students brush up on the many subject areas before exams began on Tuesday.
Students accompanied Br. Baker, Mr. Whitman, and teamed with YRNO to assist those in need from the recent tornadoes in New Orleans East. Raiders helped to tear away debris and clear homes as the area begins to put the pieces back together from the recent destruction.
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. The event began with a splendid rendition of the National Anthem by senior Trevor Brown with performances throughout from the Raider Cheerleaders, the Raider Band, and the Chappellettes.
Campus Renovations Continue
Since the new year, construction has been progressing smoothly. The new canopies all around the school's front courtyard are in the process of going up. The front canopy stretching out to Severn Ave is now completed. The new HVAC structure and equipment is mid-install on top of the cafeteria and the new electrical system is progressing. Construction projects will continue throughout the summer.
Latin Club: Ancient Trivia Tournament
Latin Club held its 4th Annual Ancient Trivia Tournament over the course of the last three weeks. Thirty-eight students from all grade levels competed in head-to-head match-ups to answer questions about ancient Greek and Roman history, geography, mythology, and literature. Each match-up featured two students who were asked three trivia questions. The student who answered the most correctly advanced. This year, Ben Browning, a sophomore from our Latin III Honors class, took home the title. His name will be permanently inscribed on Room 114's Statue of Freedom along with the names of Timothy Primes (2014), Timothy Primes (2015), and Alex Bienvenu (2016).
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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.