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 Bishop Gerald Barnes has announced this year’s class of Bishop’s scholars, which includes a fourth student to reflect the opening of St. Jeanne de Lestonnac High School this Fall. These four students will receive a four-year scholarship to one of the Diocese’s Catholic high schools.

Read more: Four eighth graders announced as 2018 Bishop’s Scholars

From the Diocesan Office with Young Catholics

 Summer 2018 is right around the corner and we are calling all young people to fill their lives with hope and action, to have the ultimate spiritual glow up. Beginning with Y-CAST (Young Catholics Actively Serving Today), a leadership training offered for youth ages 14-17. Y-CAST is a hardcore, intensive boot camp for the leadership spirit.

Read more: The Glow of Hope for Young People From the Diocesan Office with Young Catholics

RIVERSIDE—In March and April, thousands of students, on hundreds of teams from over 30 states participated in Code Rush, CodeMonkey’s national coding competition.

 For the second consecutive year, a team of seventh and eighth grade students from Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Riverside represented their school and entered the competition.

Read more: OLPH Riverside placed third in national coding competition

 Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School alumnus, social justice advocate, and filmmaker James Baumann has released his latest documentary Stories of Conflict, which graphically depicts the experiences of several survivors of the 52 years of civil war in Colombia.

 During the course of the Colombian conflict, more than six million people were displaced from their homes and 220,000 killed by guerrilla, paramilitary, or criminal groups.

Read more: Saint Jeanne’s Alumnus and Social Justice Activist Releases Latest Film

SAN BERNARDINO—Holy Rosary Academy and Preschool students are proud caretakers of our environment and the earth. Beginning in preschool and continuing through eighth grade, students learn the importance of taking care of their main home, the planet. From reducing the use of paper on campus, reusing everyday items, to recycling cans and bottles, students become responsible caretakers of the earth.

Read more: Holy Rosary Students Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

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