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A switch for the better

A switch for the better

July 21, 2017

When he came to Jesuit HIgh School, Max Richins ‘18 wanted to play on the baseball team since he was 4 years old. However, Max got cut from the baseball team, so he turned to rugby. “That was the best decision I made,” Max said. Max starte...

The man born to cook

The man born to cook

July 21, 2017

At age 14, Head Chef at Jesuit High School’s Epicurean café, Chef Chung Trang started cooking candy, however every time he attempted to make the candy it would burn. “It was quite difficult at first, but I got better over time,” Chef Trang sai...

Coach Isaac’s influence on Jesuit

Coach Isaac’s influence on Jesuit

July 20, 2017

When Jesuit High School Varsity Football Coach Jonathan Isaac was first asked by Head Coach Marlon Blanton to help coach the football team, he dropped everything.   “I said [to Blanton], ‘Alright I’ll get my affairs in order in two weeks and I...

From player to coach

From player to coach

July 20, 2017

Jesuit High School Varsity Football Coach Jonathan Isaac started playing football at the ripe age of 10 years old. Right after high school, the young 19 year old was called up by Jesuit’s current Head Varsity Football Coach Marlon Blanton to help ou...

The man with the music

Matt Herold and Tristan Normoyle

July 20, 2017

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Matt Ruggles ‘18 is a Senior at Jesuit High School who plays the clarinet in the Jesuit Symphonic Band and has been playing the clarinet since the fourth grade. He started playing at Jesuit in his Freshman year. “Band teacher Mr. Cargile called my house and said ‘oh I see you have a lot of band experience,”  Matt said. His favorite piece is a Star Trek medley for band. “If I wasn’t playing the clarinet, I’d either play the Alto Saxophone or the snare...

Building an empire together

Building an empire together

July 20, 2017

Last year, fifth and sixth grade students at Jesuit High School’s Junior Academics Plus Program created a Japanese pagoda temple in it’s relatively new Minecraft class. Minecraft is a sandbox game where players use their creativity to build and surv...

Starting high school drama

Starting high school drama

July 20, 2017

The Jesuit Drama Program celebrated its 50th anniversary in the 2016-2017 season. The program usually does two or three productions a season. The shows they did last season were Spamalot and 44 Plays for 44 Presidents. “I like to think about what’s going on in the worl...

Great expectations

Great expectations

July 20, 2017

Before the 2016 season Jesuit High School's Varsity Rugby team had not won a Rugby High School National Championship in four years. Kyle Estipular ‘17 started playing rugby in his Sophomore year of high school because he wanted to play two sports al...

The most annoying zombies in PvZ 2

Andrew Adams, Academics Plus

July 12, 2017

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In Plants Vs. Zombies 2, you time travel to many different eras to fight zombies from the past, present, and future. The zombies and plants that you find along the way have many unique attributes. But today, we are just going to focus on the zombies that want to make you stop playing for the rest of the day. So let’s get started! THE TOMB RAISER ZOMBIE This zombie, like the others on this list, is quite annoying. What this zombie does is kind of gross, so please ba...

Google doodle spotlight

Raymond Quigley, Academics Plus

July 12, 2017

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Pacman The Google Pacman game is very similar to the classic arcade game. It is very entertaining, and great for time-killing. It features the maze in the shape of the Google logo. Google Snake Google snake was originally created for Chinese New Year. The object of the game is to collect food to collect points before the timer runs out and increases speed for a period of time. You can collect the g, o, g, l, and e letters in order. After google is collected a large amount of larger (in size) food, which are each worth 10 points. Google Underwater ...

Social media write-up

Charlie King, Carson LaChance, and Max Papantoniadis

July 12, 2017

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Social media has changed the world as we know it. Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter are the center of teens' free time. These apps have their pros and cons. Instagram pros and cons are, That you can have a account and you can follow your friends and they can follow you . You can post pictures of whatever you want for your friends to like them. The cons are that you are giving up personal information about where you are and what you are doing. You risk your own safety...

Five coolest Kickstarters

Andrew de Guzman and Nithin Danday

July 12, 2017

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Kickstarter is a crowdsourcing platform. For raising money  creative projects. The Kickstarter projects can range from art to movies to products. Here are the top ten most interesting and unique Kickstarters. Prank Birthday Card  Some birthday cards play songs. This one does that too. What makes this card unique is that this plays and repeats forever. Even when you close it it will keep playing and playing. It will continue to play the song until the batteries run o...

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