Chalmette High School: The Posse Foundation has awarded four-year scholarships to Kristen Chen, Avani Miller and Bo Nunez from Chalmette High School. Chen and Nunez will be recording at Notre Dame this fall; Miller will attend Villanova University. The Posse Foundation identifies, recruits and trains student leaders from public high schools who attend top-tier universities across the country as part of a small team: a coach. English teacher David Bellard is the Posse Scholarship Coordinator at Chalmette High.
Fair charter schools teacher: The New Orleans Independent Schools Cooperative will be holding a virtual teacher fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 12. Teachers can register, review job openings and post resumes now at gnocollaborative.com. Certified professionals interested in earning a teacher certification can obtain information about alternative degree programs from university partners.
Computer literature: Jefferson Parish Schools partners with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Louisiana and the United Way in southeastern Louisiana to help families improve computer literacy. Caregivers who have a child enrolled in Jefferson Parish Schools can register by calling (504) 349-7776.
Cape Morial Middle School: After just two months of training, the KIPP Morial Middle School debate team won the Tulane University Winter Course. The coach of the team is Markusha Button. Team members are Devont’e Anderson, Aedyn Belfied, Jakyi Brown, Jashell Davis, Delorionne Freeman, Tonae Hilliard, JaQuan Keelen, TNiyah Lee, Aniya Sartin, Omyren Shelbia, Raine Smith, Bryant Tardy, Iryeanne Tobias, Kentrell Vance, and Charlise Washington Joanna Webb and Daryl Woods. The middle school team was formed just two months ago, and competed with Patrick F. Taylor School and Encore Academy for the first place.
Intense ballet in summer: Faculty members from the American Ballet Theater will be performing during the New Orleans Ballet Society’s tuition-free intensive summer courses in June and July. Testing for the intense summer season will be January 28 at Lyon Entertainment Center, 624 Louisiana Ave. Programs are open to students between the ages of 8 and 18. Auditions for ages 8-11 will begin at 5:15pm, auditions for ages 12-18 will begin at 6:45pm To register, visit nobadance.com.
TEACH ST. Bernard: Applications are accepted for the Alternative Certificate Program for Prospective Teachers, which is offered through the St. Bernard Parish Public School System. The 2022 class of Teach St. For information, visit www.sbpsb.org/teachsb.
Nomma Open House: The New Orleans Military and Naval Academy will hold an open house for prospective students in grades eight through twelve and their families at 6 p.m. on January 19 at Algiers Hall in Federal City, 2485 Guadalcanal Street, New Orleans. NOMMA has 100% student body participation in Marine Corps Junior ROTC and is a designated Marine Honors School. The NOMMA campus is located adjacent to the National Naval Reserve headquarters in the federal city. For information, please send an email.
NOCCA applications: Applications are accepted through January 21 for the 2022-23 school year at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts. Arts programs for high school students are creative writing, culinary arts, dance, media arts, classical instrumental music, jazz, classical vocal music, drama, musical theatre, stage design, and visual arts. Arts programs for middle school students are dance and classical music.
Discovery Schools Applications: Discovery Schools is accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year at its three campuses until noon on February 4th. Parents can submit a request at www.discoveryapplication.com. The Discovery Lottery for the 2022-23 school year will be on March 15th. Prospective families can learn more at Three Homes Open in January. Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy Middle and High School (Grades 5-12) will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on January 10 at 3837 Loyola Drive in Kenner. Lower School (Pre-K through 4th grade) Open House will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. January 20 at 2504 Maine Ave. , Metairie. Dr. John O’Ochner’s Discovery Academy of Health Sciences (Pre-K through Seventh Grade) will be holding an open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on January 12 at 1108 Shrewsbury Street, in Jefferson.
Preschool special education offers: St. Charles Parish Public Schools offers free preschool for children ages 3 to 5 who have not attended public schools and may need special education services. If your child has problems with speech, language, hearing, vision, behavior, physical movement, or a developmental delay, call the Special Education Department at (985) 785-3157 to schedule a screening appointment. Clinics are held from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM in the Central Office, 13855 River Road, Luling. Clinics are scheduled for March 12 and April 30.