• NOCCA VOICE: Lindsey Reynolds, a classical vocal student at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, has won a Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award Scholarship. Reynolds is in 12th grade in the NOCCA Academic Studio and studies with NOCCA vocal faculty Chair Phyllis Treigle. The benefits of a Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award Scholarship include up to $10,000 to offset the cost of studying classical music at a high level, and an opportunity to perform on a national broadcast of NPR’s “From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley.” Each year, the From the Top organization chooses approximately 20 exceptional pre-collegiate musicians ages 8-18 to receive the award.
  • ST. PHILIP NERI SCHOOL: The St. Philip Neri Ladies’ Co-Operative Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the assembly hall. Dinner will be served, and there will be a Parade of Prizes and 50/50 raffle. Sept. 9 is also student picture day at the school, 6600 Kawanee Ave., Metairie. The St. Philip Neri Grandparents Club will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, in the Parishioners Center.
  • ST. ANN CATHOLIC SCHOOL: The St. Ann’s Men’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, in the cafeteria of the school, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie.
  • ST. ANN CATHOLIC SCHOOL: The St. Ann’s Grandparents’ Club will hold a general meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the cafeteria of the school, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie. All St. Ann Parish grandparents are invited to join.
  • NOCCA OPEN STUDIO DAY: Middle and high school students interested in the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts can learn how to apply and audition at NOCCA Open Studio Day, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 3, at NOCCA, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Families will visit NOCCA’s studios and classrooms, and students can learn details about NOCCA and attendance options. Reservations are not required. The phone number for NOCCA is (504) 940-2854.
  • ST. PHILIP NERI FLAG FOOTBALL: Members of the boys senior flag football team at St. Philip Neri School in Metairie are Riley Boudreaux, Kobe Brown, Evan DeCastro, Colin Doyle, Ryan Grob, Kole Groetsch, Mason Freese, Cole Maher, Eric Miller, Brennan Molero, Matthew Olivio, Gavin Tusa and Jeffrey Viosca. Members of the boys junior flag football team are Joshua Adams, Dayne Benitez, Joseph Dao, Tyler Dean, Brandon Dooley, Evan Giarratano, Evan Liang, Chase Marino, Dylan McDonald, Ray Phipps, Bryce Pitts, Jacob Pregeant, Wayne St. John, Anthony Torro, Ethan Tully and Collin Tusa. St. Philip Neri School is at 6600 Kawanee Ave., Metairie.