Crescent City school briefs for October 21, 2015 _lowres

Photo provided by Archbishop Chapelle High SchoolÑStudents from Archbishop Chapelle High School volunteered at the Notre Dame Seminary Gala & Auction Oct. 10. From left are Lynsey Giardina, Teresa LaCour, Archbishop Gregory Aymond, Emily Godoy and Madison Villa.

  • NOCCA COLLEGE FAIR: The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts will hold an arts college fair, open to all high school students, from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Chevron Forum at NOCCA, 2831 Chartres St., New Orleans. The event is open to the public, and no reservations are needed.
  • ARCHBISHOP CHAPELLE HIGH SCHOOL: Archbishop Chapelle High School in Metairie recently held a Champion-Chip Breakfast to honor, among others, students who were selected for the Distinguished Honor Roll during all four quarters of the 2014-15 school year. Among those honored were senior Lacey LaCoste; senior Amelia Ledet, who also won the Outstanding Student Award for U.S. history; junior Ashley Livaccari, who also won the Outstanding Student Award for Religion II, Part 1; and junior Rachel Mata.
  • MATH OLYMPIAD: All Louisiana fifth-graders are eligible to participate in the Louisiana Elementary Math Olympiad on Nov. 7 at Kenilworth Science and Technology School, 7600 Boone Drive, Baton Rouge. The Olympiad is a one-hour paper-and-pencil test that includes multiple-choice questions aligned with Common Core standards. Students can view sample questions at under “resources.” The Olympiad also will include door prizes, lunch and parent workshops. Registration is free at
  • ST. ANN CATHOLIC SCHOOL: The St. Ann’s Home & School Club will host Grandperson’s Day for the grandpersons of its tot, early childhood, prekindergarten and kindergarten students on Friday, Oct. 23, in the cafeteria of the school, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie.
  • FALL FETE: The Audubon Charter School 2015 Fall Fête will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Daneel Park, 5501 St. Charles Ave. at Octavia Street, New Orleans. There will be live music from Alex McMurray & the Fabricators, The Hot Club of New Orleans, Billy Iuso, Miss Sophie Lee Band, Michot’s Melody Makers and more. For information, visit
  • COCHON DE LAIT: Immaculate Conception Parish and School will hold a family Cochon de Lait from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at the school, 601 Avenue C, Marrero. The benefit will feature live music by Junior LaCrosse and Sumtin’ Sneaky and an old-fashioned wiener roast with special activities for children.
  • DINNER SERVICE WILL BE FROM 5:30 p.m. until 7:15 p.m. and will include succulent roasted pork with Cajun sides. Parents will help their children roast their own hot dog. Dessert and beverages including beer and wine for the adults will be served. The band will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. While adults dance the night away, supervised activities will be available for children. Tickets are $30 for adults through Oct. 21 and $35 at the door. Tickets for children and youth are $15 with a child’s plate or $20 with an adult plate. Tickets can be purchased in the parish rectory, 4401 Seventh St., Marrero or the school office. For information call the rectory at (504) 347-4409.
  • ST. ANN CATHOLIC SCHOOL: The St. Ann’s Men’s Club will hold a donut breakfast after the 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses on Sunday, Oct. 25, in the cafeteria of the school, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie.
  • ST. ANN CATHOLIC SCHOOL: A St. Ann Cub Scout pack meeting will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, in the cafeteria of the school, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie.
  • OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE: The Parents Club at Our Lady of Divine Providence School will hold a general meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Bahan Center at the school, 917 N. Atlanta St., Metairie. Babysitting is available and refreshments will be served.
  • SCAVENGER HUNT: The St. Rita Home and School Association will hold a mother/son scavenger hunt to benefit the parish food pantry from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 31, beginning in the school gym, 194 Ravan Ave., Harahan. The event is open to boys from age 2 through seventh grade, and costuming is encouraged. Admission is $15 per mother/son team in advance and $20 at the door. Older siblings who need service hours are welcome to help. For information, call Kristine Flynn, (504) 723-1315 or Shelly Melton, (504) 400-4663.
  • LOUISIANA SCHOOL FOR MATH, SCIENCE AND THE ARTS: The Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts is accepting applications from high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors. The early deadline for completed applications is Feb. 1, while the regular deadline is April 1. These are priority deadlines, meaning students who have completed all the parts of their application by these dates receive priority over students who have not completed the process. This does not mean the school stops accepting applications. The Louisiana School for Math Science and the Arts is a state-supported residential high school with competitive admissions. As a public school, there is no tuition and only a nominal room and board fee that can be reduced or waived. A completed application includes the student’s portion (short answers), parental permission, two teacher recommendations (one from an English instructor and one from a math instructor), one counselor recommendation, a recent (within the last calendar year) ACT or SAT score and an official campus visit.For information about the application process, call (318) 357-2589. To apply online, visit
  • ST. MARY’S ACADEMY: The alumnae association of St. Mary’s Academy will hold a number of homecoming events Nov. 6-8. Alumnae Day will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at the school, 6905 Chef Menteur Highway, New Orleans. That evening at 7 p.m., there will be a Toast ’n’ Paint in the Fine Arts Building; the cost is $30. The Blue & Gold Ball will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at St. Mary’s Academy Austin Place; tickets are $65. On Sunday, Nov. 8, there will be a Homecoming Mass at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament-St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 8321 Burthe St., and a Big Hat Brunch at noon at Lace, 6978 Martin Drive. The cost of the brunch is $65.
  • ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL: St. Andrew’s Episcopal School will hold open houses for prospective parents interested in prekindergarten through eighth grade on Nov. 12, Dec. 3 and Jan. 14 at the school, 1031 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. To register, visit For information, call Lisa Witter, director of admissions and financial aid, at (504) 866-6553.