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Opinion: End the Silence

Opinion: End the Silence

June 16, 2020

Silence is arguably the most dangerous weapon. It’s the signifier of complicity. The denial of injustice. The voice of those who stand opposed to change. Now, it’s the language of racism.  Of course, there is a time to speak, and a time to listen. Now i...

The Plank to celebrate our seniors

The Plank to celebrate our seniors

April 24, 2020

Dear readers, As a result of Jesuit High School Sacramento’s decision to close its campus for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year due to the COVID-19 outbreak, The Plank will be adapting its coverage to meet the needs of its readers during this u...

Why not trade classes?

Why not trade classes?

April 23, 2020

The Idea Trade classes are classes that are specifically designed to train students for a specific job in a skilled trade. Skilled trades can be anything from woodworking to engineering.  Skilled trades are integral to many aspects of our life. Something as c...

Why no Halloween costumes?

Why no Halloween costumes?

November 2, 2018

Summer has come to an end. As the days become shorter and the air begins to chill, anticipation for the coming autumn and winter holidays mount ever greater, starting with Halloween. Both Christian Brothers High School and Saint Francis High Schoo...

Why not coed?

Why not coed?

April 24, 2018

It isn’t any secret that Jesuit High School is an all-boys school. Yet, do students know why? “I think that it has everything to do with tradition,” said Will Roberts ’18. “The all-boys environment is an integral part of what makes the scho...

Merit-Based Scholarships: Why Not at Jesuit?

Merit-Based Scholarships: Why Not at Jesuit?

December 15, 2017

The Big Idea Jesuit High School has been known for its strong academics and outstanding sports programs while not offering Merit-Based Scholarships. So why has Jesuit not started to offer Merit-Based Scholarships? One obvious reason why Jes...

That White Powder We All Crave

That White Powder We All Crave

November 16, 2017

Boys, it’s that time of year again. The air gets cold, the climate gets damp, and the white powder begins to fall in Lake Tahoe, Colorado, and Canada. I know there are some adrenaline junkies out there that love the fresh white powder after a hard storm ...

Bear's Den

Bear’s Den

October 3, 2017

It was rumored that everyone would be at the football game between the Jesuit High School Marauders and the Granite Bay High School Grizzlies. My good friend David Ryan ‘18 came by my house at 6:30 p.m. that Friday night to pick me up. “Hurry...

Rob in the Field

October 2, 2017

Ask a Marauder: Episode 1

September 14, 2017

Editor’s Note: April 2017

William Porter, Copy Editor

April 25, 2017

For the April print edition of The Plank, a whole new “shadow” staff was created and filled with Juniors and Sophomores who then acted as understudies to their Senior counterparts.These apprenticeships will serve to instill in next year’s staff a sense of responsibility that is necessary to run The Plank effectively and efficiently next year. Valuable lessons have been taught in each specialized job. From Copy Editor to Features Editor, each member has begun to lea...