Q&A with Ms. Rachel Carreiro
Ms. Carreiro served at La Quinta High for 27 years before retiring, and looks forward to the "unexpected"
Question: What was your position at La Quinta High School, and how many years did you work here?
Rachel Carreiro: I have been the library media specialist here at LQHS for 27 years. I came here the second year it opened.
Q: What was your biggest takeaway from working at La Quinta High?
RC: My biggest takeaway would be 27 years of various memories.
Q: How would you describe your experience at the school?
RC: My experience certainly hasn’t been boring! Every year was different. My motto was to “expect the unexpected.”
Q: What are some of the best moments you’ve had here?
RC: The best moments I had here were when my children, Patrick Carreiro ’98 and Meghann Carreiro ’03, attended school here.
Q: What is the most exciting thing you achieved here at La Quinta High?
RC: The most exciting achievement, and I don’t know if I’d consider it exciting, but I can really multitask!
Q: What’s next for you?
RC: My next job is helping my husband with his BBQ catering business, Whole Lotta Love BBQ, trips, and being with my family.
Q: Anything else you would like to add?
RC: All I can say is that I’m very grateful for my tenure here at LQHS and Desert Sands Unified School District, and everyone I have met over the years.