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Meet new St. Aug Head Football Coach Nathaniel Jones on Feb. 15

NEW ORLEANS, LA. – St. Augustine High School football fans can get their first look at new head football coach Nathaniel Jones as the Purple Knights officially welcome Jones and introduce him to the media at a Meet and Greet on Thursday, February 15, at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Augustine dining hall. An introduction and a few words from

St. Augustine High School names Nathaniel Jones Head Football Coach

NEW ORLEANS, LA. Thursday, February 8, 2018– Continuing a tradition of athletic excellence, St. Augustine High School has named Nathaniel Jones as its new head football coach. Jones served as a defensive coach for the Purple Knight football program and teacher for the past two years. He replaces Al Jones who retired in December after

Students place, qualify for state at Riverdale Debate Tournament

A group of St. Augustine High School debate team members traveled to Riverdale High School to compete in the Second Annual Riverdale Revolution Speech and Debate Tournament. Placing were: Jalen Hinton and Marc Barnes: 4-1 Wardell Royal and Jermaine Lewis: 3-1 On Saturday, January 27, Jalen Hinton and Marc Barnes competed in the semi-finals earning third place

Trai Turner ’11 earns third consecutive Pro Bowl selection

Carolina Panthers guard and New Orleans native Trai Turner is in Orlando for the Pro Bowl game this weekend. 2018 marks the third straight Pro Bowl selection for Trai Turner, a 2011 St. Augustine High School graduate and former LSU Tiger. Turner,  has had a decorated football career. As an NFL rookie, he quickly distinguished himself becoming one

St. Aug v Brother Martin, Cane’s Challenge Night: Sunday, Jan 28, 4 p.m.

Join us for the St. Augustine Cane’s Challenge Night: Sunday, Jan 28, 4 p.m.    **Time Changed: Tip-Off Moved to 4 p.m.** Hey Purple Nation! The Purple Knights take on Brother Martin on Sunday, January 28, 2018. The junior varsity game starts at 3 p.m. This Sunday’s game is also Cane’s Challenge night and that means if the Purple

St. Augustine athletic updates: Soccer and Basketball

The Brother Martin vs St. Augustine basketball game scheduled for January 20, 2018, has been rescheduled. See the game time updates below: Soccer: St. Augustine vs Archbishop Shaw: Today, Friday, January 19, at 3:30 p.m. at Shaw. Basketball: St. Augustine vs Holy Cross at Holy Cross on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 3 p.m. JV and Varsity games only.

St. Aug senior Kyle Jackson selected as A+ Athlete

Congratulations to senior, football player Kyle Jackson, on being selected as one of McDonald’s A+ Athletes by WWL-TV. Mr. Jackson was honored at an awards ceremony and luncheon in December. We’re proud of you, #Purple! Look for MR. Jackson’s interview to air on WWL-TV on Saturday, January 20, on the 10 p.m. news broadcast and on Sunday,

All After-School Activities Canceled January 16; School Closed January 17

St. Augustine High School has canceled all after-school activities scheduled for today, January 16, 2018. This includes all basketball games, the soccer match, and any other extra-curricular activities. The school and all offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

The Marching 100, Campus Ministry to visit Canada, Cincinnati, Baltimore & Washington D.C.

During the weekend commemorating the life and inspiration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., more than 170 students, faculty,  and staff from St. Augustine High School will leave New Orleans on buses headed to tour several civil rights sites. The school is sending its Campus Ministry group and the members of its high-stepping Marching 100