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Strawn’s Return to Jesuit

Strawn’s Return to Jesuit

December 11, 2018

This year, Mr. Peter Strawn ’04 returned to the Jesuit High School family as an AP Computer Science Principles, AP Computer Science A, and Algebra 1 teacher. After graduating from Jesuit in 2004, Mr. Strawn attended the University of San Diego t...

Man for all jobs

Man for all jobs

November 13, 2018

Educators tend to wear a diverse set of hats. But few have had more experience in different aspects of campus life than Assistant Dean of Students Mr. Keegan Smith. Before working at Jesuit High School, Mr. Smith had worked at multiple schools in the...

Renowned athlete

Renowned athlete

November 8, 2018

Laiatu Latu ’19 is one of the most recruited athletes in Jesuit High School’s senior class, having received offers to play Division One collegiate football at over 20 NCAA programs across the country. Laiatu, who plays outside linebacker, is ver...

Who is the elephant man?

Who is the elephant man?

November 2, 2018

Yesterday (Nov. 1) Jesuit High School’s adaptation of the play “The Elephant Man” premiered in our very own Black Box Theatre. The play deviates from other performances Jesuit has produced in the past. Jesuit Drama Artistic Director Ed Trafton ...

New set of eyes

New set of eyes

October 31, 2018

At the Dean’s Office at Jesuit High School, Mr. LaRoddric Theodule works with a sense of optimism as he navigates his first year as the new Dean of Students. The new face of the Dean’s Office brings many years of teaching and coaching experie...

Reflection of a Jesuit education

Reflection of a Jesuit education

October 23, 2018

Physics teacher Mr. Lawrence Simon ’13 is one of the newest members of our staff at Jesuit High School. Just like other faculty alumni, Mr. Simon once roamed the halls as a student. However, physics did not come to Mr. Simon naturally. “I sucked...

Committed to the larger mission

Committed to the larger mission

October 16, 2018

The Jesuit High School math department has welcomed former Marauder Mr. Tomas Marquez to this year’s staff. Mr. Marquez attended Jesuit during his sophomore and junior years of high school (1997-1999). Although family reasons meant he had to trans...

Where we walk

Where we walk

May 17, 2018

Every graduation is a unique gathering of students, family, and guests. “A lot of work goes into graduation,” said Executive Assistant to the Principal Mrs. Colleen Arrigo. “Whether it’s at the gym or at Memorial, we work hard to make sure...

Open to growth

Open to growth

May 17, 2018

Jesuit High School’s “Graduation Outcomes” lists as it’s first aim that a Jesuit graduate will be “Open to Growth” in all facets of his life. One such grad, Matt Condrin ’18, provides an excellent example of this virtue. Every day af...

Blessing in disguise

Blessing in disguise

May 17, 2018

All Jesuit High School students know of Yes-Yes Productions videos trending on their Twitter feeds. Flashy edits, upbeat rap music, and live action shots all highlight Kobee Byrd’s ’18 unique style. Kobee’s brand Yes-Yes Productions has take...

And the award goes to…

And the award goes to…

May 17, 2018

Saint Francis High School Alumnus Greta Gerwig made a historical run during this year’s award season. She is now the fifth woman nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director. In light of Gerwig’s success, Lady Bird has directed plenty of focus on St. F...

Mojo in motion

James Douglas '19 and Cole Pacis '18

May 17, 2018

Filed under Features, Showcase Carousel, Student Life

Back in 1963, the founders of Jesuit High School unknowingly created a legacy that, over the years, has pressed an indelible imprint on the history of Sacramento. What exactly is this legacy? Mojo. One simple word defines all Jesuit spirit. The responsibility of invigorating the Mojo every year primarily falls on the cheerleaders. Current head cheerleader Ben Skinner ’18 believes that, ideally, the Mojo should be incorporated into the zeitgeist of the student body....