PALM DESERT—Sacred Heart School in Palm Desert is now the home of a newly certified butterfly garden.
This month Diocesan Young Adult Programs Coordinator Brenda Noriega will once again find herself in the upper echelons of the Church when she travels to Rome as one of two U.S. representatives at an international forum on youth and young adults.
PALM SPRINGS—St. Theresa School in Palm Springs is reflecting with gratitude on Principal Mike Keno’s six years of leadership as he retires at the conclusion of this school year.
TEMECULA—On March 18, 23 members of the founding class at Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic High School set out on a two-week pilgrimage tracing the steps of their foundress, Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac.
When Diane Arias arrived as the eighth grade teacher at Indio’s Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in 1989, the campus was a converted motel augmented by a series of portable trailers and modular buildings.
By Kristen Rodriguez
RIVERSIDE—On May 20, Mrs. Christy Gandara, fourth grade teacher at St. Catherine of Alexandria School in Riverside, received the Dandy Award for Spring 2019. The Dandy Award, given twice a year by the National Catholic Board on Full Inclusion, recognizes individuals within Catholic schools who promote inclusion.