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By Andres Rivera
Staff Writer

RIVERSIDE—Around 130 youth gathered to celebrate and share their cultures at the 6th Annual Asian-Pacific Youth Day held Oct. 27 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Riverside. Themed “Roots before Branches,” the youth day offered talks, skits, music, activities, prayer and faith sharing.

Read more: Asian-Pacific Youth Day connects culture with faith

RIVERSIDE—The California Association of School Counselors (CASC) has given an award to Notre Dame High School Principal Matt Luttringer for his dogged support of counseling programs, even in difficult budgetary times.

Read more: Notre Dame Principal Luttringer honored by state school counselors group

PERRIS—Yumara Aguilar, a sixth grade student at St. James Catholic School recently traveled to Mexico to participate in a karate tournament and captured first place in Sparring and in her Form Routine. 

 “I was surprised I won,” Yumara said.

Read more: St. James student takes first at Mexico karate tournament

SAN BERNARDINO—A new elective but a not so new concept has become the latest discussion at Aquinas High School. 

 The philosophy course entitled “Critical Thinking” serves as an introduction to philosophical and critical thinking, providing the principles of good reasoning and logic. Taught by Mr. Jonathan Keck, a young and energetic teacher who joined the Aquinas faculty last fall, it also incorporates new technology into this age old study.

Read more: Technology drives new critical thinking course at Aquinas

RIVERSIDE—The Julian Alexander Memorial Scholarship was awarded to four Notre Dame High School students on October 19. The presentation took place at the varsity football game held at Riverside Community College. The winners of this year’s scholarship are Doug Permann, Stephanie Brady, Jessica Meiners, and Andrea Aceituno.

Read more: Julian Alexander scholarship awarded to four NDHS students

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