• NOCCA STUDENT EXHIBIT: Work by student artists from the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts will go on display Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Isaac Delgado Fine Arts Gallery, on the third floor of Building 1 at Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. There is no admission charge.
  • “FORERUNNERS — WORK BY CURRENT NOCCA STUDENT-ARTISTS”: Opening reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5. The exhibit will be on view through Dec. 3. “The Isaac Delgado Fine Arts Gallery is highlighting the work of these talented NOCCA students, and we hope to work with other talented high school art programs in the future,” said Brenda Hanegan, gallery director.
  • 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, 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.
  • ST. RITA FUNDRAISER: The St. Rita Home and School Association will get a portion of the sale Tuesday when patrons mention St. Rita at Koz’s, 6215 Wilson St., Harahan.
  • PLESSY SCHOOL: The Homer A. Plessy Community School, 2021 Pauger St., New Orleans, will hold open houses for families of prospective students from prekindergarten through fifth grade at 8:15 a.m. Fridays, Nov. 6, 13 and 20. Homer A. Plessy Community School is an open-enrollment OPSB public charter school. The Plessy School is also a Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts Louisiana A+ school. It employs an arts-integrated, project-based curriculum to develop students who think critically and act responsibly as citizens. For information, call (504) 503-0055 or email info@plessyschool.org.
  • 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. At 7 p.m., there will be a Toast ’n’ Paint event 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 www.standrewsepiscopalschool.org. For information, call Lisa Witter, director of admissions and financial aid, at (504) 866-6553.
  • MATH OLYMPIAD: All Louisiana fifth-graders are eligible to participate in the Louisiana Elementary Math Olympiad on Saturday, 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 www.laemo.org under “resources.” The Olympiad also will include door prizes, lunch and parent workshops. Registration is free at www.laemo.org.
  • PRAISE FROM DOMINICAN: St. Mary’s Dominican High School alumna Gay Knock recently received a toast of praise from her alma mater during a surprise visit from Dominican Alumnae Director Celeste Anding. Knock, a 1970 Dominican graduate, is director of operations at St. Margaret Mary Catholic School in Slidell, where she has been on staff for 17 years. A fellow Dominican alumna nominated Knock for the honor in acknowledgement of her years of dedication to the school and its students.
  • 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 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, go to www.LSMSA.edu.
  • SCI HIGH OPEN HOUSE: New Orleans Charter Science and Math High School will hold an open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5. Parents and prospective students can learn more about its rigorous academic programming and school-wide activities, tour the campus at 5625 Loyola Ave., and meet the faculty and staff. Sci High is an open-enrollment public charter high school and will be a part of OneApp/enrollNOLA for the 2016-17 school year. For more information, visit www.noscihigh.org or call (504) 324-7061.
  • CHAPELLE OPEN HOUSE: Archbishop Chapelle High School, 8800 Veterans Blvd. in Metairie, will hold an open house at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5. Members of the Parents Club and Ambassadors will welcome visitors and answer questions.
  • EAST JEFFERSON HONOR ROLL: These East Jefferson High School students earned their way onto the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2015-16 school year:
  • NINTH GRADE: Rafal Al-Soudani, Deshanté Alexis, Anthony Bonadona, Kyren Bush, Cheonne Byrd, Jordan Cancienne, Victor Castillo, Cierra Cockerham, Charles Coleman, Omari Coleman, Jacorya Collins, Jordon Cook, Dominic Davis, Carlos DeLeon, Mili Desai, Tiffany DiGiovanni, Jadon Dunn, Zaire Edgerson, Kenneth Edwards, Kayla Eiffert, Victoria Fajardo-Mejia, Alexander Figueredo, Aalyah Gaines, Estefany Garcia, Taj Glass, Jade Green, Craig Guillory, Chase Hellbach, Skye Hollenberg, Jorge Isaula, Michel Jenkins, Leah Johnson, Jeremy Knox, Deveyon Lang, Dejeanta Lee, Hao Liang, Colin Lynch, Wilson Maldonado, Jose Martinez, Joshua Maurice, Sunny McEvoy, Illyssa Northcutt, Keylin Nunez, Haezel Palomo, Shawn Parr, Raquel Poche, Zane Prejean, Dustin Ricker, Kayla Rodriguez, Leslie Romero, Carlos Sandoval, Allie Sarchet, Andressa Silva, Shelby Small, Demond Smith, Allen Staggers, Kairee Tatum, Sydney Toups, Kimberly Valerio, Tatiana Wallace and Donovan Watkins.
  • TENTH GRADE: Deja’ Aguilar, Moaiz Ahmad, Noah Alley, Taylor Alphonso, Mason Andry, Andrew Arnaud, Alyssa Brown, Malcolm Cressionnie, Kathleen Dunklin, Ashante Everett, Anthony Garcia, Mason Gautreau, Natalie Gil, Kai Gilbert, Bradley Gomez, Mario Gomez, Nicole Gomez, Sara Gonzalez, Cam’ron Grant, Korie Guarino, Jasson Guzman, Ethan Hannah, Muhammad Hasan, Gavin Hatfield, Gabriella Hunter, Katelyn Johnson, Douglas Krause, Desmond Lastie, Kalleb Leles, Alisha Lewis, Brendan Lincoln, Genesis Mackenzie, Joshua Martin, Angel Mata, Chloe McMullen, Angeline Padilla, Jeremiah Palmisano, Connor Pela, Frederick Quinn, Nora Qutob, Fatima Rana, FaJuna Raymond, Jordan Reese, Tristan Robichaux, Kasey Rogge, Mariely Rosas, Stevi Sander, Elizabeth Sifuentes, Almeda Simmons, Breanna Simms, Diamond Smith, Lazarus Smith, Walonozo, White, Michelle Whitsett, Minya Williams, Mitchell Wingard, Clarence Woods and Mario YenPerez.
  • 11 TH GRADE: Leshell Alonzo, Alex Badinger-DeLaCerda, Chaz Ball, Tatiana Bonadona, Kacie Bossier, Quavonte Brooks, Brigette Buras, Anysia Butler, Sarah Cambre, Ericka Carrillo, Anna Copeland, Tannia Cravinas, Tori Crews, Melanie Cruz, Deiren Davis, Steven Davis, James DiMarco, Hailee Doran, Ashton Duplaisir, Zaria Edwards, James Elmes, Carlos Estrada, Molly Garcia, Madeline Gonsoulin, Katelynn Habeney, Madison Hartman, Chandler Hemard, Kayla Henderson, Victoria Horrigan, Christian Houston, Tyran Jackson, David Kestle, Veunka Landry, Jesus Lopez Guarrasi, Mason Maher, Cade McArthur, James Mendez, Kimberly Mendivil, De’Ja Moses, Raufat Nassar, Ngan Nguyen, David Passafume, Allyssa Perera, Amy Pickett, Rasone Quinn, Kylan Reese, Ashley Sandoval, Clarissa Saravia, Emma Schauble, Zachary Shy, Rikki Skeldon, Kaylynn Swinney, Chelsea Thurmond, Rebekah Wang and Paisley Williams.
  • TWELFTH GRADE: Loren Acosta, Edwin Alvarado, Scott Bercegeay, Mikal Chatman, Adam Daigle, Charles Dorn, Cristian Enamorado, Sabrina Engel, Nesreen Farah, Bernard Ficaro, Joshua Forcha, Shaylen George, Renee Gervais, Viviane Hains, Sadie Hall, Fernando Hernandez, Erykah Holmes, Armani Hurt, Mikayla Johnson, Heather Labra, Elijah Lee, E’Naissia Lesene, Shydeé Marks, Christian Matthews, Kody McCarthy, Jaselyn Moll, Caitlan Oeberst, Tyrik Penwright, Jeancarlo Pineda, Robah Qutob, Alondra Rodriguez, Jhontra’e Samson, Craig Seeber, Dante Serio, Mya’lin Street, Linsey Vitter and Jeffery Williams.