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Academics Plus Newspaper: What We Do and Why

June 29, 2017

Filed under A+ Group 2, A+ Group 3, A+ Group 4, Krusty Krab Chronicle

  This summer, over 200 Academics Plus students partook in a journalism class. They were in charge of brainstorming, pitching, interviewing for, and writing a feature story on a part of Jesuit life that interested them. They learned clear, concise journalistic-style writing. They built their typing skills as they transcribed recorded interviews. But most importantly, the students learned responsibility and professional courtesy as they contacted their emails and watc...

Discipline at Jesuit towards order

Discipline at Jesuit towards order

June 29, 2017

One time, a Jesuit High School student got detention for dressing up like a gorilla and banging on one of the classroom doors. That is one of the unusual reason that a student got sent to the Dean's office for detention. Ms. Mary Harrison works in th...

A fascinating finals

A fascinating finals

June 29, 2017

In the finals the Cleveland Cavaliers, a powerhouse team containing the likes of players like LeBron James and Kyrie Irving lost to the Golden State Warriors who supported an unstoppable array of players containing Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry. Be...

More than success or failure

More than success or failure

June 29, 2017

Jesuit High School baseball exists to provide the prospective student athlete with a well rounded high school experience. The program consists of three teams: Freshman, Junior Varsity and Varsity. “Jesuit baseball was a fun experience to be able to play as p...

Dedication, connection, and lots of water

Dedication, connection, and lots of water

June 29, 2017

Jesuit High School student Tanner Breen ‘18 and his team found themselves 200 meters behind the competition at Lake Natoma. Then, after they strided with every inch and worked as hard as they could, they won by less than a foot of space.They believed in themselv...

Robot overlords

Robot overlords

June 29, 2017

In the year 3017, robots will take over the world, but for now, they are controlled by high school students, with Cassidy Nguyen ‘17 being one from the Jesuit High School robotics team. In Cassidy’s Junior year the team lost to Canada during the ...

Ensuring safety in football

Ensuring safety in football

June 29, 2017

Concussions over the years have gotten more recognized by both football players and doctors. Due to the research of many people, a disease called CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) has been found in the brains of several different athletes who had conc...

Chasing team goals

Chasing team goals

June 29, 2017

Coach Isaac is a very big 49ers fan. He uses the same defense the 49ers had in the 80’s for Jesuit High School’s football team.   Coach Isaac always has loved football; he has been playing it since he was a kid. He played in high school, but ...

The man, the myth, the soon to be legend

The man, the myth, the soon to be legend

June 28, 2017

Casey Gilles ’18 remembers a basketball game against Christian Brothers High School. Jesuit beat the opponent on the road, 70-59. This was a big deal because the two schools are big rivals in all sports. Casey, the sharp shooter, had nine of the 70 poi...

Hard work on an international level

Hard work on an international level

June 28, 2017

Cassidy Nguyen ’17, the lead senior programmer of Jesuit High School Robotics, knows students need self motivation, dedication, and motivation for success. He works long work hours. He also works in the management of  the software department.   ...

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