News & Events
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
Ambassadors at Chef's Charity
January 28th the Raider Ambassadors headed to the Riverside Hilton to be a part of the annual Chefs' Charity for Children benefiting St. Michael Special School. Local chefs donate their time and talent and prepare an amazing lunch that is served by our Ambassadors, and other local high school students to over 700 guests. The Raider Ambassadors have been a part of this event for several years and always look forward to it.
9th Grade Grandparents Day
Thursday, January 24, 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 Ms. Denise Schmidt.
March for Life 2019
To support life and the repeal of Roe v Wade, students from Archbishop Rummel High School along with Fr. Kurt Young ’05, chaplain, and Mr. Alex Lorio ’07, Campus Minister, joined hundreds of students from the Archdiocese of New Orleans in Washington DC for the 46th annual March for Life. Students attended rallies, adoration, Mass, marched to the Supreme Court, and spent a day visiting the Washington DC area.
Basketball vs. St. Aug
Final Score: Rummel 60/ St. Aug 54
Engineering IV Assembles 3D Printer
Our Engineering IV students began assembling a new 3D printer in class Friday. Once the printer is assembled, the students will be trained on how to properly use the printer.
Special thanks to Raider Alumnus Peter Meisner '72, who purchased and donated the 3D printer.
The Raider Band Performs at Gulf Coast Conference
Friday, January 11, 2019, the Raider Band teamed up with the band from St. Clement of Rome to perform in front of hundreds of attendees at the Go! Gulf Coast Faith Formation Conference. This year's conference was held at the Pontchartrain Center.
Faculty Mass and Five Core Meal
Our Raider faculty and staff returned to school from Christmas break with a day of fellowship and professional development. The day began with Mass, and presentations from administrators. For lunch the faculty and staff were treated to a meal based on the five core Lasallian principles: faith in the presence of God, concern for the poor and social justice, respect for all persons, quality education, and inclusive community. The lunch was organized and presented by Ms. Otillio, Mr. Baker, Ms. Schmidt, and Ms. Wetzel.
Baseball Hitting Clinic
Thanks to everyone who attended Head Baseball Coach Nick Monica's Baseball Hitting Clinic!
Steve Scalise Book Signing
Saturday, December 15, 2018, the Raider Ambassadors attended Raider Alumnus Steve Scalise's book signing at Barnes and Noble in Metairie. Mr. Scalise '83 autographed copies of his book titled Back in the Game. Many families and fans came out to support Mr. Scalise as he greeted them and took pictures at the event.
Students and their dates converged on the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner for the 2018 Homecoming Winter Formal. The homecoming court was presented for the final time as they were escorted by a club representative or team captain of the group that nominated them. The court and their escorts danced a traditional waltz followed by a second "fun dance" created by the court. In the end, the Raider students and their dates left the dance after a full night of fun.
Christmas Key Club Donation Drive
The Raider Key Club sponsored our annual Christmas Gift Drive this year. The Raider Nation combined their resources this Christmas Season to collect canned goods, towels, toiletries, and much more to benefit the Thompson Day Shelter and the Hispanic Apostolate Center. The Key Club delivered the items Thursday, December 14.
Raider Band Christmas Concert
The Raider Band, with the help of the Genesian Players, told the story of The Polar Express at their annual Christmas Concert this year. The first concert was held in the Raider Gym Wednesday, December 12, and featured many Christmas melodies, a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, hot chocolate, and treats for guests. The next day the band and Genesians performed the concert for students during a morning assembly.
Fall Athletic Awards
The Archbishop Rummel High School Athletic Department held its annual Fall Athletic Awards Ceremony Monday, December 10. Parents, athletes, and staff gathered to recognize athletes for their commitment and participation in the following sports: swimming, cross country, and football.
The final Senior Retreat was held December 6-7, 2018, at Camp Abbey. The seniors spent time playing sports and building brotherhood while also taking time to reflect on their individual relationship with the Lord. The theme of the retreat was "What Kind of Man Do You Want to Be?" Seniors met in small groups to discuss presentations by special guests: former Archbishop Rummel faculty members Dr. Corey Hayes, Mr. Sam Pitre, and Mr. Brian Butler, as well as current faculty member Mr. Alex Lorio '07. Our chaplain, Father Kurt Young '05 celebrated Mass and heard confessions during Eucharistic Adoration.
Mass: December 4
To celebrate the beginning of Advent season, our student body, faculty, and staff gathered for Mass. To quote our Chaplain, Father Kurt Young '05, "Advent is a time for us to reflect on the question, 'Do I resemble Christ in the way I live my life?' If we don't see Christ in the mirror, then we have work to do."
Coach Jarrott's Special Delivery
When Coach Jarrott gave up his lunch to drive Mr. Baker and his students to an event last Friday, our Raiders (with the permission and help of Mr. Baker) had Coach Jarrott’s favorite pizza delivered today to make up for it and show their appreciation.
The traditional Christmas tree trimming by the Student Council took place Friday evening. Students gathered to decorate the school tree in the Raider Room with ornaments signed from Raiders past and present.
Wrestling vs. Bonnabel
Final Score: Rummel 41/Bonnabel 36
12th Grade Grandparents Day
Wednesday, November 28, Archbishop Rummel hosted its annual Grandparents Day for 12th 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 Ms. Denise Schmidt.
English II Honors Lord the Flies Projects
Ms. Otillio's English II Honors creatively completed their study of the novel, LORD OF THE FLIES by designing original masks which interpreted symbols, characterization and themes that were interwoven in the novel. Through a brief narrative, the students explained their design as it related to the novel. The masks are now a highlight in room 204!
Football Playoffs vs. Catholic High
Final Score: Catholic High 13/ Rummel 10
Genesian Players Present Barnum
The Genesian Players' Fall musical, Barnum, was a smash hit! Audience members raved over the vocals, stunts, and choreography performed by our incredibly talented high school performers. Local professionals who attended the shows complimented our cast and crew on their vibrant characterizations and their professionalism. With the gym as their venue for this show, the Genesians hosted in two nights the amount of audience members that would normally have been entertained in six nights in the Genesians' usual space! The Genesians would like to thank everyone who came out and supported them under the big top!
Football Playoffs vs. Brother Martin
Final Score: Rummel 27/ Brother Martin 23
Open House 2018
Archbishop Rummel hosted its annual Open House for prospective students and families Tuesday, November 13. Guests saw clubs and teams in the gym, heard from administrators in the Raider Room, and experienced student-led tours of the campus.
Campus Ministry at St. Catherine of Siena Retreat
A group of our Campus Ministers helped facilitate a retreat for St. Catherine of Siena Tuesday, November 6. Our Raiders were joined by students from Archbishop Chapelle to lead the group of middle school students in their retreat at Camp Abbey.
Varsity Football vs. St. Aug
Final Score: Rummel 38/ St. Aug 14
Experience Raider Pride Night
Friday, November 2, we hosted our first Experience Raider Pride Night for prospective students. As students arrived, they began the night in the gym where they completed engineering activities with Coach Sanders. Next, our Raider Student Council President Zach Smith '19 welcomed the students and led them in prayer.
Then students were divided into groups. Led by Student Council members, the groups raced around the Raider Campus to complete scavenger hunt tasks that included visiting areas such as classrooms, locker rooms, the Band Field, and the West Campus. The two teams who completed all the tasks first were announced the winners.
Once the scavenger hunt was complete, everyone gathered in the Raider Gym to regroup and pray before leaving for Laser Tag. At Laser Tag, everyone was treated to pizza, drinks, games, and fun.
The night ended back on the Raider Campus where Student Council members led the future Raiders in the Fight Song a few times before saying goodbye.
Straight A Lunch: First Quarter
Wednesday, October 31, a group of Raider students were treated to lunch at Drago's Restaurant for achieving straight A's on their first quarter report cards. The event is organized by Mr. Joseph Serio, Archbishop Rummel Student Activities Director.
Rummel vs. John Curtis
Final Score: John Curtis 44/ Rummel 21
Physical Science Labs
Students completing a lab for building a density column in Physical Science last week. In previous investigations, students had calculated the density of different objects. In this lab, they used the data they collected to predict the appearance of different objects when they are combined.
October 26, 2018
Athletic Association Meeting
Tuesday, October 23, our Athletic Department hosted a "Meet the Coaches" gathering for parents of current students. The event featured guest speaker Garland Gillian from Fox 8 Sports. The entire Archbishop Rummel Athletic Department was on hand to meet parents as well.
October 22, 2018
Varsity Football vs. Brother Martin
Final Score: Rummel 17/Brother Martin 0
Faculty vs. Seniors Flag Football Game
Final Score: Faculty 21/Seniors 14
During lunchtime on Wednesday, October 17, the student council hosted the first 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 in this first contest of the year 21-14.
Varsity Football vs. Jesuit Homecoming Game
Final Score: Rummel 20/Jesuit 7
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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