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Khoa Pham (’19) wins Letters About Literature contest

April 30, 2018


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Junior Khoa Pham's letter to one of his favorite authors, Haruki Murakami, has placed first among Louisiana high school students in the Letters About Literaure contest.   Pham's letter to the author will be displayed in the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., as the representative Louisiana entry....

Lent: A Season of Giving

Lent: A Season of Giving

Tatum Guidry, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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What comes to mind when one hears the word “Lent”?  Some are disgruntled at the thought of not consuming chocolate or soda for 40 days, while other focus on having to eat a Filet-o-Fish every Friday. These sacrifices are not supposed to make us feel sad, but contrastingly, they are supposed to ...

The 1-Year Mark: President Trump’s 1st Year In Office

The 1-Year Mark: President Trump’s 1st Year In Office

AnnaGrace Schoeffler, Editor-in-chief

February 5, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

The ultimate question for couples is will they make it past the 1-year mark.  Couples left and right break up right before they make it a year, and of course we all have that couple in our friend group who we know won’t make it past 2 months much less a year.  A congratulations is in order for a MAJOR couple ...

Top in the state and top in our hearts!

Top in the state and top in our hearts!

Drew Ahrens, Website Manager

November 15, 2017


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The past two weeks members of TV productions, who write, produce, anchor and edit our school wide weekly t.v. show, Cougar Cast, traveled to Northwestern University and LSU to learn and compete in their journalism days. Jday and LSPA. While at Northwestern, the students competed in two onsite competitions Li...

Want to Make Bank?

Want to Make Bank?

Anna Guillory, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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M-m-m-m-money… Money! Here at St. Thomas More, many students are confused on how to get started in the scholarship process. Conner Denais (18’) even stated, whenever asked if he knew what he was doing in his search, an expletive word and “no!” In response to the student confusion, I ...

Final thoughts and clarifications

Final thoughts and clarifications

Jeff Cormier, More Truth

October 18, 2017


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Preface from the Chancellor STM is a Catholic institution of learning, owned by 12 Catholic Churches in our City.   The School exists for one primary purpose – to teach, wrapped in the truths of the Catholic Faith.   I have always believed that one should never “put down” other religions....

Impact Night

Impact Night

Gabe Chiasson, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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New Cougar Additions

New Cougar Additions

Addison Wright, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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Not Pictured- Sara Duvernay. Art I, Art II, Art IV Honors, and Media Arts. She says teaching at STM so far “is crazy but a really good time.”  When asked about her favorite part of the job, she says, “I love seeing all the kids’ faces light up when they see they're doing something right...

Chastity: the path to true freedom

Chastity:  the path to true freedom

Jeff Cormier, More Truth

October 9, 2017


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Preface from the Chancellor STM is a Catholic institution of learning, owned by 12 Catholic Churches in our City.   The School exists for one primary purpose – to teach, wrapped in the truths of the Catholic Faith.   I have always believed that one should never “put down” other religions....

What’s New: St. Pius

What’s New: St. Pius

Sophie Varisco, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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The St. Pius community will soon open the doors to a new environment which presents new opportunities and possibilities of growth in the community. The church took 18 months to complete, starting on March 20th, 2016 and is set for its dedicated on October 5th, 2017. The planning of the new church...

Breaking the Rules – the Dangers of Promiscuity

Breaking the Rules – the Dangers of Promiscuity

Jeff Cormier, More Truth

September 27, 2017


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Preface from the Chancellor STM is a Catholic institution of learning, owned by 12 Catholic Churches in our City.   The School exists for one primary purpose – to teach, wrapped in the truths of the Catholic Faith.   I have always believed that one should never “put down” other religions....

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