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News and Events

  • Mid-October Parent Updates

    Click here for some important updates next week as we continue through October.  First quarter teacher conferences begin next week and remember Open House is scheduled for October 24! 

  • Cristo Rey Network awards $138,000 in grant funding to CRBR

    The Cristo Rey Network announced Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School as recipients of three grant awards for the 2019-2020 school year focused on retaining students, creating opportunities for increased enrollment and supporting our alumni advisor position. 

    Cristo Rey Baton Rouge begins the 2019-2020 school year with 174 students in grades 9-12.  In May, the Class of 2020 will be the first graduating class in the history of the school.  Students will earn over $1.2 million toward their tuition this school year with the support and partnership of 48 Corporate Work Study Partners (CWSP) and 5 CWSP sponsors throughout the greater Baton Rouge area.

  • Busy Fall Continues with October Events

    A busy fall continues at Cristo Rey!  We have some important events coming up in October, including our Feast of St. Francis celebration on October 4,  FAFSA Night on October 8 and Open House on October 24. Please take a moment to mark your calendars! Click here for the September 27 Parent Newsletter.

  • Back to School is in Full Swing!

    Students have now completed two full weeks of school, including their first work week, and we're off to a great start! Please take a moment to mark your calendars for upcoming events in September, and take note of a few reminders that will help us have a smooth school year.  Click here for the August 30 Parent Newsletter.

  • Important Cafeteria Information for 2019-2020 School Year

    ALL families must complete the application for free/reduced lunch to be able to participate in our school breakfast and lunch program for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please complete the online application HERE before August 19th.  When prompted, enter "70805" for the zip code and choose "Diocese of Baton Rouge Child Nutrition Program".

  • Academy Award Winner Hannah Beachler Visits Cristo Rey Baton Rouge

    On Monday, April 29, our Cristo Rey faculty and students experienced a visit from the Academy Award-winning production designer, Hannah Beachler. Ms. Beachler made history this year as the first African American to win the Oscar for production design for the beloved film Black Panther. Her other credits as production designer include Fruitvale Station, Creed, Beyonce’s Lemonade, and Moonlight. Ms. Beachler spoke to our students about pursuing dreams, maintaining self-motivation, and sustaining an extremely hard work ethic to achieve the impossible.

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Ash Wednesday Service
Date: 26 Feb 2020
Mass 2:30-3:30pm/ Stations of the Cross
Date: 28 Feb 2020
Student Assembly 2:30-3:30pm
Date: 06 Mar 2020
Assembly 2:30-3:30pm
Date: 13 Mar 2020
Early Dismissal 1pm
Date: 17 Mar 2020
Club Meetings 2:30-3:30pm
Date: 20 Mar 2020
ACRE Testing (11th)
Date: 25 Mar 2020
Mass 2:30-3:30pm
Date: 27 Mar 2020

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4000 St. Gerard Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70805
 Baton Rouge, LA 70892
Phone: 225-615-7479 Fax: 225-615-7532