WARREN EASTON CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL: Kiara Lewis, a senior at Warren Easton Charter High School, has been chosen as high school student of the year for the Orleans Parish School District. She is vice president of the National Honor Society and a member of the Lady Eagles softball team.
HYNES CHARTER SCHOOL: Sofia Francesca Giarrusso, a fifth-grader at Hynes Charter School, has been chosen as student of the year for the Orleans Parish School District. Hynes eighth-grader Helena Marie Usey was a runner-up for district student of the year.
JEWISH COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL: An Alumni Lunch Series at the Jewish Community Day School included a visit from alumna Kayla Tarr, who is now an engineering major at George Washington University. Tarr answered questions from students in grades three through five about how her Jewish Community Day foundations prepared her for college.
ORY STUDENT COUNCIL: The Student Council at John L. Ory Communications Magnet School in LaPlace recently donated $500 to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office for its body armor fund. The money was raised during a Blue Day when students from kindergarten through eighth grade gave $2 for permission to wear a blue shirt and blue jeans. For information on donating to the body armor fund, call (985) 652.9513.
ST. MARY'S DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL: A total of $41,234 was raised for the Tulane Cancer Center through Pink Games fundraisers held by St. Mary's Dominican High School, Mount Carmel Academy, Archbishop Chapelle, Cabrini and St. Scholastica high schools, and Loyola University. Dominican’s “Paint The Pitt” Pink volleyball games in October raised $13,446 from sales of tickets, T-shirts, raffle tickets and concessions.
ST. ANN CATHOLIC SCHOOL: Walk-through tours for prospective families are offered at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 8, Feb. 22, and every Thursday and Monday morning school is in session, beginning in the school office, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie.
ST. ANN MEN'S CLUB: The Men's Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, in the cafeteria of St. Ann Catholic School, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie.
ST. MARY'S DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL: Registration is open for the free Black and White Friday Night student recruitment event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, March 16, at St. Mary's Dominican High School, 7701 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans. Attractions will include food, games, Dominican crafts, a make your own Dominican cupcake station and a Dominican photo booth. To register, visit www.stmarywdominican.org by March 12.
ST. MARY'S DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL: Prospective students in grades five through seven will have opportunities to spend a day at St. Mary's Dominican High School, 7701 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans, on March 23, March 27, April 9, April 13, April 16, April 20 and April 26. They will be paired with a Dominican student and follow her throughout the school day, meeting faculty, socializing with students, and engaging in classes and activities. To register, visit www.stmarysdominican.org.