Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic School breaks ground on substantial expansion project

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Left to Right: Annette Zaleski (High School Principal), Robert Simons (Partner and President of SVA Architects), Bishop Alberto Rojas (Bishop of the Diocese of San Bernardino), Kristen Mora (Middle School Principal), Sister Ernestine Velarde ODN (President of Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School) – celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic School broke ground on its much-anticipated expansion project May 17, with church and community leaders such as Bishop Alberto Rojas and District Supervisor Chuck Washington in attendance. The event began with Bishop Rojas presiding over Mass at the school, which led to the groundbreaking ceremony. “The importance of our Catholic schools is to maintain the integrity of the human being and to guide students to become good people. This is why this expansion project is so important, there is so much need in the world, and this new building provides a place which will continue to educate with these Gospel values,” Rojas said. Commenting on the new building, Washington said, “The opportunity to educate more students and to prepare them for a future
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