St. Charles Catholic High School holds a formal festive Carnival Ball every Mardi Gras season. The Carnival Ball at St. Charles Catholic High School has been a tradition for the school and the entire community for over 30 years. The gym is transformed and the king and queen are presented to a royal court each year. As Jack Snowdy once stated, “The frivolity and glittering Carnival Balls and other carefree events of the Mardi Gras season are mere preludes to the reality of Lent and the preparation for the death and joyous resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Experiences at St. Charles Catholic High School are dedicated to the formation of the whole student in mind, body, and spirit. This Catholic school cultivates a strong community, joining parishioners, families, teachers, and neighbors behind the indispensable task of teaching children to draw from their God-given gifts and to share those treasures and traditions with others.