URSULINE ACADEMY: The Ursuline Dads’ Club will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ursuline Academy Middle School Athletic Awards will be held at 6 p.m. May 8.
A reception for parents with students entering the academy for the first time in 2014 will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 10 in the courtyard. For more information, call (504) 212-5112.
Ursuline Academy is at 2635 State St., New Orleans. The office phone number is (504) 866-5260.
MARYITES PRETTY SHOES & SACS: The St. Mary’s Academy Honor Society and the MLK Chapter of the National Honor Society will hold their Maryites Pretty Shoes & Sacs sale at 10 a.m. May 17 at the school at 6905 Chef Menteur Highway, New Orleans. Donations of new or gently used shoes and purses are being accepted at the school through May 9.
FERIA DE PRIMAVERA: Morris Jeff Community School will hold its Feria de Primavera, or spring fair, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 10 on the grounds of Morris Jeff Community School Holy Rosary Campus at 3368 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans.
The event will feature old-fashioned carnival games, inflatables, a climbing wall, face painting, community booths, a silent auction, student performances and great hands-on activities. There will be delicious food, including hot boiled crawfish and pulled-pork plates, handmade tostadas, hamburgers, hot dogs and baked goods, along with beverages for all ages.
The Morris Jeff Band and Cheer Squad will perform at 10 a.m., and a special version of “Grown-Up Musical Chairs” will allow adults to get in on the fun and compete for a prize package.
CABRINI HIGH SCHOOL: Six students from Cabrini High School earned high achievement awards on the National Latin Exams.
Purple ribbons and certificates of outstanding achievement went to Rachel Coleman, of Kenner; Brittany Garrison, of Harvey; Victoria Padilla, of Gretna; and Haven Thomas, of Vacherie. Certificates of achievement went to Marie Dyer, of Metairie, and Megan Farina, of New Orleans.
MOUNT CARMEL ACADEMY: Mount Carmel Academy won first-place group awards for T-shirt and banner at the Louisiana Junior Classical League Convention in Baton Rouge. The students also won group awards for spirit, third; paper scrapbook, fourth; percent growth contest, fourth; school sweeps, fourth; and publicity/contest, fifth.
Eight Mount Carmel students won individual awards. Madison Hannan was first in ink, illustrated quote, doll, charts, watercolor and miscellaneous; second in English oratory, pencil/charcoal, map and cartoon; third in overall individual sweeps; fourth in pastel and digital photography; and fifth in jewelry. Samantha Morris was first in Latin oratory. Maggie Dowling was first in watercolor and fourth in illustrated quote. Emily Highstreet was third in illustrated quote. Mary Margaret Monistere was first in academic decathlon and fifth in impromptu art. Hannah Lampo was first in oil/acrylic, second in mosaic and watercolor, third in ink, fourth in pastel and sixth in individual sweeps. Colleen Durham was first in pottery and second in watercolor. Breea Gould was second in Latin derivatives.
ST. MARY’S DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL: Twenty students from St. Mary’s Dominican High School took honors at the State Rally in Baton Rouge.
Taking first place were Lily Ryan, of New Orleans, civics; Catherine Cerise, of Metairie, English II; Shea Stahnke, of New Orleans, journalism; and Audrey Buck, of Metairie, Latin I.
Taking second place were Elizabeth Champagne, of Luling, Latin II; Grace Nguyen, of Harvey, physical science; and Brooke Duplantier, of Braithwaite, psychology.
Placing third were Andrea Garces, of Metairie, French I, and Madison Miller, of New Orleans, geometry.
Placing fifth were Yaseen Khan, of Kenner, chemistry, and Isabel Torres, of New Orleans, world history.
Caroline Bickerton, of Metairie, tied for overall in Algebra I, and Victoria Liu, of Metairie, took overall in Spanish I.
Superior ratings went to Claire Karcher, of New Orleans, for extemporaneous French III and to Rebecca Koenig, of Metairie, for girl’s vocal solo, high voices.
Excellent ratings went to Dominique Hull, of Luling, for interpretive Spanish III; Kendall Raymond, of LaPlace, for interpretive French III; Zoe Dickerson, of New Orleans, for extemporaneous French IV; Allison Breaux, of Harvey, for girl’s vocal solo, high voices; and Joelle Lorenzo, of Harahan, for girl’s vocal solo, low voices.