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SOBOBA—St. Jude School, which serves a small number of children on the tribal lands of the Soboba Band of Mission Indians, has received official recognition as a diocesan Catholic school.

 “I will grant your request that St. Jude School be recognized as a Catholic school within the Diocese of San Bernardino. Your request asks that the school be officially titled St. Jude Mission School,” Bishop Barnes stated in a letter to Father Earl Henley, MSC, pastor of St. Joseph Mission on the Soboba lands.

Read more: Soboba Catholic school recognized by Bishop Barnes

 A handful of Catholic school students did well enough at the county-level RIMS Science and Engineering Fair to earn a trip to the state level competitions scheduled for April and May. St. Adelaide Academy, St. Edward School, St. Hyacinth Academy and Sacred Heart Academy were all proud to have gold medal winning students among their county peers. 

Read more: Aspiring scientists advance to state competition

COACHELLA—“I feel like I am changing history,” said Coachella Valley High School Student Jethro Peña as he and other Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC) youth leaders hosted “A Pathway of Hope” Educational Forum at Our Lady of Soledad Parish in Coachella on April 16.  

Read more: Coachella Valley youth lobby for education improvements

Catholic school students travel to Germany for Irish Dance competition

By Natalie Romano

REDLANDS—Most of us will never perform on an international stage, much less do it at age seven.

 But that’s exactly what Irish dancer Ava Herries did.

 The Sacred Heart Academy student traveled all the way to Germany to compete in the European and World Championships last month.

Read more: Dance of a lifetime

SAN BERNARDINO—Hundreds of students from Catholic schools all over the diocese competed in the annual Inland Catholic Sports League track meet on April 20 at Aquinas High School.

 The events were blessed with good weather and a spirit of fun and competition. In all 15 new meet records were set and one was equaled. Below are the meet results.

Read more: Catholic school students go for the gold at ICSL track meet

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