Metro New Orleans school briefs, March 7, 2013

Clark Prep schedules health fair with 5K

Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School, 1301 N. Derbigny St., will host Tremé Day, a 5K run, health and wellness fair, oat 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

The event supports Clark Prep’s Athletic and Enrichment Department by raising funds for uniforms and equipment.

Pre-registration is $20; participants under 21 years of age pre-register for $15. Day of registration fee increases by $5 and does not guarantee that your T-shirt size will be available.

Registration, sponsorship opportunities and additional event information can be found at: http://clarkprep.org/Treme-day.html.

The Health and Wellness Fair includes food, drinks, live music, activities, seminars and information booths.

Tremé Day is sponsored by The FourtyFourth’s Education Initiative. Partners include Edible Schoolyard New Orleans, School Health Connection and Second Harvest Food Bank.

Audubon Charter sets Saturday soiree

Audubon Charter School’s “Roaring ’20s Soiree” will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Michaul’s, 840 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans.

Proceeds will go towards the public school’s academic programs and the children they serve. The “Roaring ’20s Soiree” will feature D.J. Brett Bonin, auctioneer Shelly Ackel, and ’20s Costume and Dance contests.

Attire is ’20s (flappers, jazz musicians and silent screen stars are welcome) or dressy casual.

There will be food from local restaurants, drinks, and auctions. All food, beverages and entertainment are included in the ticket price of $40 per person, (in advance), $50 at the door. Tickets are available at available at http://www.auduboncharter.com.

For more information or to purchase tickets or sponsorships, call Sophia Griffies at (504) 324-7100 or email Sophia_Griffies@auduboncharter.com.

Mount Carmel alums host Easter egg hunt

Mount Carmel Academy Alumnae will hold its annual Easter Eggstravaganza at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Duplantis Gym at the school, 7027 Milne Blvd., New Orleans.

Come enjoy a festive breakfast, a visit with the Easter bunny, a train ride, crafts and games.

The Easter egg hunt will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the school’s horseshoe driveway.

Admission is $12 in advance and $15 at the door.

For more information, call (504) 288-7626, ext. 217.

Mount Carmel names softball teams

The following Mount Carmel Academy students were named to the varsity softball team: Alaina Guarino, Olivia Bubrig, Emily Lousteau, Lexi Ruello, Alexa Songy, Carly Easly, Regina Baxter, Caitlyn Betbeze, Simone Meyer, Myan Sandifer, Amanda Held, Taylor Morgan, Jessica Kingston, Samantha Dares, Amanda Cannella, Sabrina Langlois, Elisabeth Roark and Bailey O’Connor.

Junior varsity players are: Cammie Betbeze, Makayka Wright, Amanda Lorio, Rebecca Hays, Laurel Coulon, Abi Olsen, Brooke Egan, Kori Keen, Madalyn Brown, Madison Jackel, Gabby Welty;

Eighth grade players are: Ellie Shirer, Gabrielle DePascual, Blair Campbell, Sophie Sevin, Catharine Kehoe, Erin Easley, Macy Hornosky, Savanna Orgeron, Caleigh Foto, Madison Ciaccio, Alyssa Mulligan, Jena Lafrance, Shelby Heintz and Ivana Thompson.

Vocal music students to perform classics

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts will present a celebration of art songs at 7 p.m. March 14 on NOCCA’s campus in the Nims Black Box Theatre, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans.

The event, free and open to the public, features NOCCA vocal music students singing classical favorites by American and British composers.

As a special treat, NOCCA vocal families will provide refreshments at a reception after the concert.

Congo Square festival welcomes schools

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is offering opportunities for school-based groups to perform at its Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival, March 23 to March 24 in Armstrong Park.

New this year is a Kids Stage featuring music and dance by school groups in a wide range of styles. Instrumental, vocal and dance groups K-12 are welcome.

Music and dance teachers interested in securing a performance slot for their student groups should submit an application by March 8.

Contact the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation by calling (504) 558-6100 or go to http://www.jazzandheritage.org.