LUSHER CHARTER SCHOOL: The 2014 literary magazine at Lusher Charter School has received Louisiana’s highest award from the National Council of Teachers of English.

Lusher students contributed writing, artwork, photographs and graphic design to the magazine, Street. The faculty adviser was Brad Richard and the student editors were Peyton Brunet and Helene Lovett.

The creative writing program at Lusher repeatedly sweeps the Scholastic Writing Awards and Faulkner Awards; creative writing student Madeline LeCesne was named a 2014 National Student Poet.

STEM SATURDAY: Registration is open for STEM Saturday with Dr. Calvin Mackie, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Treme Center, 900 N. Villere St., New Orleans.

Students will work with STEM professionals and college students on projects to learn about the principles of simple circuits and electricity through a series of hands-on investigations. Students will build simple circuits and explore electricity. Students will be able to describe how a circuit works and follow directions to create different kinds of circuits. Students will design and build their own circuit, creating illuminating flashlights, lamps, greeting cards and wire mazes.

The cost is $60, with a limited number of free slots available for students who receive free or reduced-price lunch vouchers. For information or to register, visit

ST. ANN SCHOOL: The St. Ann Men’s Club will hold a doughnut breakfast after the 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses on Sunday, Feb. 22, in the cafeteria of the school, 4921 Meadowdale St., Metairie. All are welcome.

St. Ann will have new student registration from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, in the cafeteria.

St. Ann Men’s club will hold a seafood dinner from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the cafeteria.

ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC: A $1,500 scholarship toward tuition at St. Charles Catholic High School was presented to sophomore Alexis Porche recently.

In her essay, Alexis wrote, “If I give others some of my love, then they would learn to appreciate the everyday little things, and they would learn to love their world like I do. I want to share my love so that other people do not feel so alone.”

The scholarship honors Marie Ory Dupont, a 2000 graduate of St. Charles Catholic High School who died in 2011. Dupont was voted outstanding student of the year during her senior year at SCC. She received a degree in mass communications from Nicholls State University, where she served as editor of the Nicholls Worth. Marie earned her master’s in journalism from the University of Louisiana Lafayette and worked for five years as development director at SCC.

Also, All-Star Foundation scholarships worth $1,000 each toward tuition at St. Charles Catholic High School have been presented to SCC juniors Ashley St. Martin and John Campbell.

The foundation was created by Todd P. Trosclair, a 1977 graduate of St. Charles Borromeo High School and CEO of All Star Electric Inc. Trosclair is also the alumni co-chairman for the United in Faith capital campaign underway at St. Charles Catholic High School.

ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR: The February Students of the Month at St. Edward the Confessor School in Metairie are: kindergarten, Max Henderson and Sawyer Wager; first grade, Nur Karim and Brooke Braun; second grade, McAllister Callejo and Lindsey LeJeune; third grade, Valeska Mora and Trey LeJeun; fourth grade, Christian Courtade; fifth grade, Emma Williams and Amy Darda; sixth grade, Ariana White and Isabella Tusa; seventh grade, Lainey Crosby and Jessica Ladd; and eighth grade, Brandon Bonvillain.

ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON: There will be a general membership meeting of the Home and School Association at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24. New student registration will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. The school is at 4119 St. Elizabeth Drive, Kenner.