News & Events
8th Grade Enrichment -- Restaurant Etiquette Course
The new 8th grade Raiders were treated to an etiquette course on Friday as a part of the Summer Enrichment Program. Students were taught how to tie their ties and bow ties and witnessed a "what not to do" skit from a group of Raider Ambassadors. Mr. Mahoney and Ms. McLeod were the etiquette masters throughout the day. After the introduction course in the cafeteria, the group traveled to Austin's Restaurant for the restaurant etiquette portion. Students were taught what to do and what not to do when preparing for homecoming. The week long Summer Enrichment Program ended on Friday with the students excited to begin classes in August.
8th Grade Summer Enrichment Field Trip
The 8th grade Enrichment Camp began this week with classes in the morning and afternoon athletics and activities for the participating new Raider 8th graders. On Thursday, the Enrichment Camp traveled to Laser Tag for the week field trip. The Enrichment Camp has three goals: Learn the school building, meet the Raider teachers and coaches, and meet new friends. On Thursday, the new Raiders began a five year journey of camaraderie. The program will hold the etiquette class on Friday and they will travel to Austin's Restaurant for the restaurant etiquette portion of the course.
Campus Construction Progresses
As the summer begins on the Raider campus, constructions continues in new areas of campus. The gym HVAC overhaul continues and the sophomore wing, junior wing, and administration wing are seeing new ceiling tiles, LED lighting, electrical panels. and AC units. The Raider Room was prepped and ready for the Raider Day Camp and the cafeteria HVAC setup is now complete. The entire project is still on schedule to be completed in December 2017.
Faculty End of Year Gathering
As a celebration for the 2016-2017 school year, the faculty and staff gathered in the Raider Room for brunch and the final meeting of the school year. Mr. Marc Milano '90 addressed the group for the last time and everyone enjoyed the last time they would be together this school year. The faculty will finish the year with two more days of exams and records day on Wednesday before beginning summer activities on and off campus.
The class of 2017 walked across stage on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at the Pontchartrain Center celebrating their careers as Raider students. The evening began with a Mass celebrated by Fr. Kurt Young '05, chaplain, then Salutatorian, Devin Sauerhoff '17, delivered the welcome address to the capacity crowd. The diplomas were distributed by Mr. Marc Milano '90, principal, and the Valedictorian, Alex Mackel '17, delivered his address to the students. During the ceremony, the three prestigious Graduation Awards were distributed. Wyatt Vanlangendonck '17 was awarded the Archbishop Rummel Award, Armand Cox '17was awarded the American Legion Award, and Wayne Roussell '17 was awarded the St. La Salle Medal. The ceremony ended with the traditional hat toss on the Lake Pontchartrain levee. Congratulations to the Class of 2017!
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.