News & Events
Varsity Baseball Defeats Jesuit
Final Score 2-1
3rd Quarter Straight A Lunch
Monday, April 15, 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.
Held at Chateau Estates Country Club, the class of 2019 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 2019. Mr. Scott Burgess '89 (Mason Burgess '19, and Carter Burgess '22) was the father speaker; Mrs. Amy Smith (Zach Smith '19) was the mother speaker; and Hayden Elwell '19 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.
Stations 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 April 11, April 12 for the Rummel students and the final performance will be April 17 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.
Ambassadors Volunteer Weekend
This past weekend, the Ambassadors were in demand for gala and luncheon events in Metairie and Uptown. Ambassadors worked the auction boards, raffles, and assisted where needed. The weekend events were hosted:
Friday, April 5th St. Edwards the Confessor School Gala hosted at The Ridgeway
Saturday, April 6th St. Benilde School Gala hosted at St. Benilde School
Sunday, April 7th Access Jazz Brunch hosted at the Audubon Tea Room
Biomed III Sutures Lab
Biomed III students recently learned how to make three different types of sutures.
Winter Athletic Awards
The Winter Athletic Awards Ceremony was held Monday, March 25, 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. Jay Roth.
Academic Rally 2019
The Archbishop Rummel Academic Rally for middle school students was hosted on March 23rd. Students from ten different schools participated. Students tested in English, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Individual medals were given to the highest scorers per school, 1st , 2nd, and 3rd winners per subject and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd overall awards were given.
The Genesians Present: Richard II
One of Shakespeare's history plays, Richard II tells the story of England's renowned medieval king and his fall from glory. The play questions the authority and power of a monarch and displays the struggle not just within a government but within a family as to who deserves to have command. Get tickets here.
Raider Band District VI Sweepstakes
Congratulations to the Raider Band on their sweepstakes superior finish at the 2019 LMEA District VI Large Ensemble Festival at Chalmette High School this week. The large ensemble group earned all Superior ratings across the board and the coveted sweepstakes ranking. Congratulations!
Robotics Competition: Day 1
March 22, 2019
Raider Robotics is competing in the FIRST Robotics Bayou Regional Competition at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner, LA. Currently riding in 15th place in the 82 team field, the Raiders are going up against teams from Louisiana, Mississippi, Mexico, Turkey, and The Netherlands. Mentoring the team are Mr Karl Schulze ’13, Mr Paul Odenwald, and Mr Bob Whitman ’69.
Fourth Quarter Club
Athletic Director Jay Roth established The Fourth Quarter Club as a way to gather past, recent past, and current football Raiders, fans, and supporters. This month's gathering proved to be another successful endeavor for the football program. Mr. Nick Monica, who was named head football coach effective this June, was among the speakers. With a filled Raider Room from multi-generations, Mr. Monica addressed the crowd on the status of the football program and talked of the many successes and the people who have contributed to that success through the years. Special guest, Coach Frank Scelfo, head football coach at Southeastern Louisiana, was also in attendance and spoke to the crowd.
Exam Cram Third Quarter
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.
Chemistry Class Visits UNO
The Chemistry Honors classes toured the UNO Materials Research Center (AMRI), the Chemistry and Science Departments (to visit various researchers doing environmental work, to hear graduate and undergraduate students tell of their experiences and to tour classrooms and labs) and the Engineering Department. In the Engineering Building, they saw how students put dune buggies and cement canoes together for interschool competition, saw the material research that faculty and students did there, and observed the naval modeling center for ship design.
The head and associate heads of AMRI, Dr. John Wiley and Dr. Viktor Poltavets, and the head of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Paul Schilling, organized the technical tours. Dr. Phoebe Zito was instrumental in the Environmental Chemistry tour.
Math Tournament at Brother Martin
This past Saturday twenty-one students from Archbishop Rummel competed in the Brother Martin Mathematics Tournament along with 400 students from 17 schools.
Rummel Day 2019
With the theme, "Energy," this year's Rummel Day focused on why students and alumni chose Archbishop Rummel High School as their home on Severn Avenue. Student and alumni speeches about the day's theme were preceded by a special prayer service celebrated by alumnus Fr. Kurt Young '05. The ceremony featured speakers who described their experience for the Raider students, a slideshow highlighting Raider history, and a video featuring faculty/staff interviews. The Rummel Day presentation and reception is a collaborative effort among the Student Council, Alumni Office, Campus Ministry Office, Ms. Kerrie Hutchinson, Mr. Sean Francioni, and Ms. Denise Schmidt.
Spencer Frame Receives Soccer Scholarship
Congratulations to Spencer Frame, class of 2019, for signing his intent to play soccer at Louisiana College. Way to go, Spencer!
Class of 1971 Lunch
Class Captain Wade Coleman ‘71 spearheaded a lunch gathering for the graduates of 1971 at Perrin's in Harahan. Danny Flynn '71 made restaurant arrangements. During lunch, Alumni and Development Director Sean Francioni presented a “State of Rummel” information session for the alumni in attendance.
Raider Band in Centurions
Friday, March 1, 2019, the Raider Band and Chapellettes marched in the Krewe of Centurions in Metairie.
Stay tuned for more pictures of the Raider Band at Disney World over the Mardi Gras break!
Bowling vs. Bonnabel
Final Score: Rummel 22/Bonnabel 5
Campus Ministry Night
February 27, 2019
New Raiders Sign Deliveries
Saturday, February 23, Raider students, parents, alumni, and cheerleaders set out to deliver yard signs to new incoming students for the 2019-2020 school year. Thank you to all the students, parents, and alumni who made this event possible.
Physical Science Lab: Acceleration of a Car
Our Physical Science classes recently conducted labs to analyze the acceleration of a car. After describing how to change the acceleration of a car, students had to make a claim about how to change the acceleration of the car as it relates to the forces and the mass. In the following pictures, students designed experiments to test their claims and gathered evidence by recording their observations, measurements and calculations.
Law Mock Trial Tournament
Two Rummel Mock Trial teams competed in the Regional Mock Trial Tournament at the 24th Judicial Courthouse on Saturday. Congratulations to the Rummel teams for outstanding performances against the top 3 teams in the state.
The Bronze – senior- team went head to head with the defending state champs from Haynes.
And the Rummel gold team stood tall backing one Jesuit team down on numerous occasions during their match. Final scoring results will not be available for a few weeks.
Team coach Mr. Al Ferry said the that Raiders are back and developing a team to bring back the regional mock trial trophy in the near future.
Attorneys for the senior bronze team included lead attorney Daniel Miller along with Luke Hightower and Ben Browning. Expert witnesses on the team were Ethan Bairnsfather, Matt Batty, and Chris Callais.
Attorneys for the Gold team were Daniel D’Aunoy, Joey Bergeron, and top performing Matthius Hauswirth.
Matthius set the tone in the Jesuit match with an outstanding opening argument. He put Jesuit on notice that Rummel is back in the courtroom with a talented crop of young attorneys. Expert witnesses included Michael Brescher, Chad Voiselle, Andre Bustamante, and Ari Allen.
Congratulations to all for an outstanding performance on Saturday.
Bowling vs. Kenner Discovery
Final Score: Rummel 27/ Kenner Discovery 0
Key Club Serves Lunch at St. Joseph's
Members of the Key Club were joined by Mr. Milano and Ms. Otillio at the Harry Thompson Center for a morning of service to the homeless and needy of the city. Following a brief tour of the facility, Rummel's group prepared and served bags of lunch to over 157 guests who are ministered to through a variety of programs each day at the center.
Father Kurt- Navy Chaplain Commissioning
Friday, February 8, Archbishop Rummel High School Chaplain Father Kurt Young '05 was commissioned as a Chaplain for the United States Navy Reserve with the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade. Congratulations, Father Kurt!
Wrestling State Championship
Congratulations to the Raider Wrestling team for finishing 5th out of 25 teams at the State Wrestling Championship!
Read the article by Crescent City Sports HERE.
Career Day 2019
Each Spring, Raider juniors and seniors met in the Raider Gym to begin the annual Career and Life Skills Day. Seniors then were treated to talks about important life skills like banking and credit card management. Raider juniors had the opportunity to choose multiple career presentations to attend. Students spread throughout campus in small group sessions to hear the wide-range of experience from the many Raider alumni. The annual Career Day and Life Skills Day is managed and run by the Alumni and Guidance Office, as well as many others.
The Raider Band Performs at Washington D.C., Mardi Gras
Our President/Principal Marc Milano '90, Chaplain Father Kurt Young '05, and Mr. Milano's wife Michele attended the Washington D.C. Mardi Gras celebration as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Brandt.
Mr. and Mrs. Brandt made it possible for the Raider Band to attend and perform at the annual Washington D.C. Mardi Gras Ball Saturday, February 2, 2019.
Basketball vs. John Curtis
Final Score: John Curtis 50/ Rummel 44
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.
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