SACRAMENTO—A small group of Resurrection Academy students took four-day whirlwind tour of Sacramento and San Francisco April 8-11. Here is a travel log of the whirlwind trip provided by teacher Yvette Harris, who accompanied the students.
By Edgardo Juarez
On the Feast of the Annunciation, Pope Francis signed his most recent Apostolic Exhortation, Christus Vivit, a document addressed to young people and to the entire people of God.
He begins the exhortation by stating, “Christ is Alive! He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world, everything he touches becomes young, new, full of life.” (CV, 1).
The Coding Team at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Riverside took first place in a national competition.
CodeMonkey’s Code Rush is an annual computer coding competition for third through eighth graders in the U.S and Canada, drawing hundreds of schools and thousands of students each year. In this competition, teams will play through 150 challenges, covering programming topics such as objects, functions, simple loops, variables, arrays and for-loops.
TEMECULA—Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic High School has brought new meaning to the mission of “extend your hand” through its newly chartered Future Farmers of America (FFA) program.
As the high school curriculum was being formed, an active group of parents approached the school’s administration to introduce a program that engages students in entrepreneurship, project-based learning, agricultural classroom experiences that combine STEM and hands-on experiences, leadership and public speaking opportunities in a one-stop national organization, FFA.
CORONA—St. Edward Catholic School, Corona announced the selection of four teachers, Ms. Darlene Shimizu, Miss Janet Klotz, Mrs. Vicki Hicks and Mr. Jourdain Renteria as Fellows in the 2019 cohort of the Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows.
These teachers were selected from nine different schools in the program’s fifth cohort and will join over 120 teachers from the program’s first four cohorts.
SACRAMENTO—On April 3, 16 youths from the Diocese traveled to Sacramento for the annual Catholic Youth Advocacy Day.
The day represents a yearly opportunity for young people to gain the experience of talking with elected leaders about public policy issues and getting a first hand look at how the process of state government works.