DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Leaders from Delgado Community College and four school systems in the New Orleans region have signed an agreement allowing high school juniors and seniors to earn college credit at Delgado Community College.
Those signing on were Delgado Chancellor Joan Y. Davis; CEO Adrian Morgan of the Algiers Charter Schools Association; Superintendent James Meza Jr. and board member Mike Delesdernier, of Jefferson Parish; department director Gail Audrict, of Orleans Parish; and Plaquemines Superintendent Denis Rousselle.
Dual enrollment is designed for students who have the ability to benefit from instruction in either their chosen career path or enrollment in a transferable course at Delgado Community College in their junior or senior year of high school. Students enrolled in a dual-enrollment course will receive high school credit/Carnegie units as well as transcripted credit from Delgado Community College.
MORRIS JEFF COMMUNITY SCHOOL: Michaela Harrison and Soul Project NOLA will be the featured performers during a gala and auction to benefit Morris Jeff Community School from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, on the fourth floor of the clubhouse at the New Orleans Fairgrounds, 1751 Gentilly Blvd.
Food will be provided by more than a dozen eateries, including MONDO, Dooky Chase’s Restaurant, The Ruby Slipper, Pagoda Café, Juan’s Flying Burrito, Slice, The Lucky Rooster and Canseco’s Markets.
Tickets are $50, inclusive of music, food, drinks and silent auction. Group tickets and event sponsorships can be purchased at www. morrisjeffschool.org. For information, call Brian Beabout at (504) 280-7388.
SERVICE GRANT: The Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation for Service Learning has donated $11,600 to Cabrini High School in support of the service programs in which Cabrini students participate.
The grant was presented during an event at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner, which was attended by Cabrini students Madeline Cavaliere, Kirsten Cavaliere and Victoria Tanner; Principal Yvonne Legrand Hrapmann; campus minister Laura Arand; and director of institutional advancement Dori Orr.
At Cabrini, pre-freshmen partner with the students of Morris Jeff Community School, sophomores serve the schoolchildren of Esperanza Charter School, and juniors serve the homeless guests at the St. Joseph’s Rebuild Center.
OPEN HOUSE: St. Charles Catholic High School students in seventh and eighth grades can experience student life at St. Charles Catholic High School on Oct. 17, 20, 22 or 31, or on Nov. 4 or 7. The school is at 100 Dominican Drive, LaPlace. To make a reservation for a campus visit, call the admissions office at (985) 652-3809, ext. 112. The SCC website is at www.stcharlescatholic.org.
Lake Forest Elementary Charter School invites parents to tour the school and meet teachers and staff at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 22 and Nov. 12. The school is at 12000 Hayne Blvd., New Orleans.
Lake Forest Charter School’s mission is to provide a nurturing environment that facilitates maximum student achievement through a rigorous, accelerated academic program incorporating visual, cultural and creative arts, which will ultimately enhance each student’s ability to become a global, contributing citizen.
For information, call (504) 826-7140 or visit www.lakeforestcharter.org.
Stuart Hall School for Boys will hold an open house for parents of boys entering grades PK3 through four at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22.
The open house will include a brief presentation in the Van Vrancken Chapel with an overview of the school experience, as well as a group tour of the campus.
Private tours can also be scheduled by calling the director of admissions, Kathryn Fitzpatrick, at (504) 861-5384. For information, visit www.stuarthall.org.
ST. ANN MEN’S CLUB: The St. Ann Men’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, in the St. Ann School cafeteria, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie.
The St. Ann Men’s Club will sponsor a doughnut breakfast after the 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses on Sunday, Oct. 26. The church is at 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie.
LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS: The Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools will hold its annual conference from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge, 4728 Constitution Ave., Baton Rouge.
The keynote speaker will be Tim King, president and CEO of Urban Prep Academies. There also will be a breakfast panel with Louisiana Superintendent John White; Curt Eysink, of the Louisiana Workforce Commission; Michael Hecht, of Greater New Orleans Inc.; and Chief Judge Ulysses Gene Thibodeaux, of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.