Tijuana 2020 Reflection

By: Adrian Fulay Coordinator for Youth Ministry – Salesian College Preparatory Richmond For many of the students from Salesian College Preparatory, Richmond, and St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High School, Watsonville, the word that exemplifies their experiences in Tijuana, Mexico, is “gratitude.”  In their reflections, the word “gratitude” resounded over and over again. Dennis, a junior, said that the experience helped him realize his blessings … Continue reading Tijuana 2020 Reflection

Senior signs letter of intent

By: Karen Krynen Communication Officer Congratulations to Tech senior Ray Garcia (ACE ‘20) who signed a letter of intent to attend Menlo College, a private school in Atherton, California, and play on the school’s baseball team. Ray, a varsity pitcher and center fielder, plans to major in sports management when he begins his post-secondary studies in the Fall. The baseball star has made first and … Continue reading Senior signs letter of intent

Engineers Day at the Tech

By: Karen Krynen Communications Officer Northrop Grumman, Fluor Corporation, and the Walt Disney Company were among the organizations represented when Bosco Tech alumni working in engineering and science-related professions returned to their alma mater to commemorate National Engineers Week. The special guests spoke on topics as diverse as materials engineering and amusement park ride development. Current students had the opportunity to ask questions about our … Continue reading Engineers Day at the Tech

Bosco Tech Hosts Annual Math Competition

By: Karen Krynen Communications Officer ROSEMEAD, CA. – January 8, 2020 – Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host its mathematics competition for fifth through eighth grade students on Saturday, February 1. The 48th annual event, the longest running in Southern California, will offer awards to the highest scoring individuals and teams. “The math competition is the perfect opportunity for students seeking to challenge themselves,” … Continue reading Bosco Tech Hosts Annual Math Competition

St. John Bosco Football National Champions!

Congratulations to Coach Negro and our 2019 Bosco Football Team. On December 19th, the Braves finished the 2019 season ranked #1 in the five top polls in the United States. The Braves are consensus National Champions! St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.) won the California Interscholastic Federation Open Division title on Saturday with a 49-28 win over De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) with a superstar performance from quarterback DJ Uiagalelei. … Continue reading St. John Bosco Football National Champions!

Salesian Wins Football State Championship!

By Zachary Boyett Salesian H.S – Social Media and Alumni Relations Coordinator Congratulations to Coach Chad Nightingale and the Salesian Pride on winning the 2019 California 6A Football State Championship! The Pride defeated Bishop Union High School of the Central Section 37-18 in front of their home crowd. The game was a historic moment for both Salesian and the community, being Salesian’s first State Championship … Continue reading Salesian Wins Football State Championship!

Don Bosco Tech Open House

By: Karen Krynen Communication Officer Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host its Open House for prospective students and their families on Sunday, November 17, 2019, from 12 noon to 4 pm. Middle school students are invited to tour the school’s extensive engineering and applied science labs and participate in Bosco Tech’s signature Explore and Create workshops. Offered to boys in grades 6–8, these … Continue reading Don Bosco Tech Open House

A Matter of the Heart

By: Br. Al Vu, SDB Coordinator for Education After many hours of reflection, discussion, and rewrites, the Province Standards and Benchmarks for Salesian Secondary Schools was finally approved by the Provincial Chapter in June  2019. Now the work of applying these newly adopted standards and benchmarks begin. Over this past weekend, Lay and SDB school administrators gathered at St. Joseph Salesian Youth Renewal Center in … Continue reading A Matter of the Heart

Free College Night

By: Karen Krynen Communications Officer Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host its annual college fair for local high school students and their parents on Thursday, October 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. The complimentary event will feature representatives from more than 70 public and private universities and colleges across the country. “Being informed and planning ahead are crucial elements in making the right … Continue reading Free College Night

Community wide High School Night

By: Karen Krynen Communications Officer ROSEMEAD, CA–August 26, 2019–Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will present “Gear Up for High School,” a high school preview night for elementary and middle school students on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the school’s Rosemead campus. During the complimentary event, representatives from local Catholic private and archdiocesan high schools will provide information and answer … Continue reading Community wide High School Night

Bosco Tech appoints Alumnus Jeffrey Krynen as Principal

By: Karen Krynen Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Krynen as principal of the school, effective immediately. In this capacity, Krynen, who most recently served as assistant principal of curriculum and instruction, will work closely with the president and board to further the school’s mission of providing premiere STEM education to high school students. “The Bosco Tech community is … Continue reading Bosco Tech appoints Alumnus Jeffrey Krynen as Principal

Bosco Tech students begin professional summer internships across L.A Area

Juniors at Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) are beginning exciting summer internships with noted area organizations including The Boeing Company, Los Angeles Pediatric Society, American Red Cross, and Pasadena Biotech Collaborative that will have them working under the direction of engineers, scientists and doctors in the coming weeks. “We’re very grateful to the companies and organizations providing these extraordinary opportunities for our hard-working students,” … Continue reading Bosco Tech students begin professional summer internships across L.A Area

Bosco Tech to Host Baccalaureate and Commencement Exercises on June 1st

Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host its baccalaureate and commencement exercises for the graduating class of 2019 on Saturday, June 1, starting at 5 p.m. The Baccalaureate Mass will be held on the campus mall, with the traditional conferral of diplomas and graduation ceremony immediately following. This year’s graduation keynote speaker is Roger Gibbs. A 1974 graduate of Bosco Tech’s Electronics program, Gibbs … Continue reading Bosco Tech to Host Baccalaureate and Commencement Exercises on June 1st

2019 St. Francis Seminary Reunion: Magnificent!

By Patrick O’Driscoll Class of ’70 The annual all-school reunion of former 1960s and ’70s Salesian junior seminarians of St. Francis High School returned to the pastoral locale of our youth – East Lake Avenue in Watsonville – to celebrate in 2019. Fifty years after graduation, the St. Francis centennial class of 1969 (also known as “The Magnificent Seven”) was a focus of congratulations and … Continue reading 2019 St. Francis Seminary Reunion: Magnificent!