• MCDONOGH 32: A 2-mile run/walk to benefit McDonogh 32 Literacy Charter School will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Martin Behrman Stadium, 2529 General Meyer Ave., New Orleans The run will end at McDonogh 32, 800 DeArmas St. There will be refreshments, music and prizes. The registration fee is $10 for adults, 18 and older, and $5 for young people ages 5 through 17. For information, contact Athletics Director Jacqueline Perry at jacqueline.perry@theacsa.org or (505) 302-7144.
  • SPRING CONCERT: The Dolores T. Aaron Band will host its second annual Spring Concert, featuring the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, at 7 p.m. Thursday at the school, 10200 Curran Blvd., New Orleans. More than 50 elementary and middle school students will perform with the world-renowned Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
  • AUDUBON CHARTER: The annual fundraising Soiree is scheduled for 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. in New Orleans. The theme is “Back on Broadway” to commemorate the lower school’s return to its newly renovated campus on Broadway Street. The evening will feature music from a live jazz band, a performance from the Chorus Girl Project, delicious cuisine and beverages, games, dancing, and both a live and silent auction. Tickets are $50 per person.
  • LOUISE S. MCGEHEE SCHOOL: Grace Perret, a senior at Louise S. McGehee School in New Orleans, has been selected as a National Merit Finalist. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships; students enter the competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
  • DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL: The National Art Honor Society at St. Mary’s Dominican High School in New Orleans recently inducted new members. The guest speaker was mixed-media artist Dawn DeDeaux, a member of the Dominican Class of 1970. Jennifer Frosch is club moderator. The inductees are: Allison Alario, Avery Armand, Emma Boudreaux, Bridgette Chevalier, Allyson Colomb, Madison Delery, Senea Diaz, Emma Duckworth, Alexa Gonzales, Elise Haase, Madison Harrison, Caroline Hensley, Gabrielle Holmes, Kaela Hymel, Kamryn Jones, Marcelle Kepper, Helena Koclanes, Marcelle Lafranca, Emily Lavin, Lan Le, Jennifer Madden, Talia Majoria, Madison Manale, Lauren Meilleur, Gigi Morel, Sabrina Nguyen, Bailey Perkins, Julia Pettus, Isabelle Poché, Cassie Prevou, Jolie Pugh, Elizabeth Redfearn, Katherine Schaumburg, Katie Sciortino, Samantha Siliezar, Nicole Songy, Gabby Sperber, Tori Teixidor, Kristen Tholen, Blaise Trusty and Amanda Viloria.
  • ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR: The Metairie school has named its Students of the Month for March. Kindergarten: Coleman Abboud, Hosam Husin; first grade: Jillian Orlando, Averie Spadoni; second grade: Ashley Ensley, Thomas Compton; third grade: Cecilia Vu, Thomas Schmitt; fourth grade: Madison Taylor, Gavin McDow; fifth grade: Katelyn Branch; sixth grade: Kasey Williams, Kylie Sabido; seventh grade: Noah Leingang, Sarah Couret.
  • CABRINI HIGH SCHOOL: Juliet McLaughlin, of Metairie, a senior at Cabrini High School in New Orleans, will represent Louisiana at the Future Medical Leaders Congress in Boston, Massachusetts. The Congress is an academic partnership between The National Academy of Future Physicians and Medial Scientists and Washington Adventist University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mentors and instructors at the Congress include numerous Nobel Prize-winning physicians and medical scientists, the former surgeon general of the United States, the dean of medical education at Georgetown University, a Harvard University physician and National Medal of Science recipient.
  • ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART: The National Honor Society at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans added 15 juniors and seniors as members during an induction ceremony Feb. 18. The National Honor Society recognizes high school students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, leadership, service and character. Honor Society members and inductees at Sacred Heart are: Laura Bruce, Madeline Burk, Margot Childs, Caroline Chunn, Emma Conroy, Madeline Cook, Catherine Crocker, Katherine DeBlanc, Shea Duckworth, Grace Gerig, Lucy Hammet, Virginia Hammet, Emily Hardie, Heidi Hayne, Caroline Kavanaugh, Alexandra Keiser, Caroline Lawless, Emily Lopez, Elizabeth Lunn, Brenna Macnamara, Hunter Major, Kyle Maher, Kathryn Payne, Lauren Paysse, Chloe Pelitere, Elizabeth Schmidt, Destiny Stafford, Erin Tolar, Katherine Verlander and Isabel Yarborough.
  • ST. RITA SCHOOL: The Souper Bowl food-collection drive held by St. Rita School in Harahan brought in 2,500 canned goods for the St. Rita Parish food pantry. The drive was a joint effort of the St. Rita Home and School Association, St. Vincent DePaul, Knights of Columbus and the SRS Student Council. Those in need of food can apply for assistance from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays at the pantry, in the rear parking lot of the St. Rita KC Hall, 375 Oak St., Harahan.
  • EINSTEIN CHARTER MIDDLE SCHOOL: Professionals in the fields of engineering, health, justice, digital media and culinary arts shared career information recently with eighth-graders at Einstein Charter Middle School at Sarah Towles Reed in New Orleans. The engineering presenters were Michael Eller and Tequicha Evans, of the Lockheed Martin Manned Space Center. The health presenters were Kate Elfer and Jason Ryans, both Ph.D. candidates in biomedical engineering at Tulane University, and internist Christian Fauria. The law and justice presenters were Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Candice Bates-Anderson and Sgt. Merrell Merricks, of the New Orleans Police Department. The digital media presenters were Tim Watson, Ariel Montage and Sheba “Songz” Washington, of WQUE 93.3. The culinary arts presenters were Edgar “Dooky” Chase IV, owner of the Dook’s Place restaurant at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, and Manny Pineda, owner of Restaurant Rebirth, 857 Fulton St.