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“Mr. Worldwide”

“Mr. Worldwide”

November 21, 2019

Amongst being a world traveller and skilled mathematician, Mr. Nicholas Llanos has come to Jesuit High School to bring his active yet relaxed teaching style to the school. After teaching Integrated Math at Grant High School, Mr. Llanos became dissa...

Ode to social justice

Ode to social justice

November 12, 2019

Jesuit High School Drama’s fall play, “In the Matter of Scott Daniel Warren, or Scenes and Fragments about a Play in the Desert,” challenged a complex reality, leaving an impact on its audience.  The show, which touched on aspects of immigr...

From Jesuit formation to Jesuit High School

From Jesuit formation to Jesuit High School

November 7, 2019

Meet one of Jesuit High School’s newest teachers: Mr. Patrick Brabec.  Mr. Brabec joined Jesuit’s Theology department this summer, but he joined a department and community that he already knew well. His wife Ms. Sara Brabec is the director of...

Jesuit’s fall play dramatizes social justice

Jesuit’s fall play dramatizes social justice

October 31, 2019

With a keen awareness for topical events, Jesuit High School Drama presents “In the Matter of Scott Daniel Warren, or Scenes and Fragments about a Play in the Desert,” a company-written play that explores and grapples with the realities and morality...

Mr. Ferrari rolls into Jesuit High School

Mr. Ferrari rolls into Jesuit High School

October 31, 2019

With a name as sleek as he is, Mr. Peter Ferrari is the new teacher cruising into the English department at Jesuit High School this year. After teaching for three years in Las Vegas in the Teach For America program, Mr. Ferrari moved to San Jose to tea...

Homecoming

Homecoming

October 14, 2019

Eight years after graduating from Jesuit High School, alumnus Mr. Jedd Vergara ’11 is returning to campus as Jesuit’s newest physics teacher. Following high school, Mr. Vergara continued his Jesuit education at Fordham University in New York, wher...

Art of an Ignatian life

Art of an Ignatian life

May 17, 2019

Men like Mr. David Bischoff ’79 don’t appear often. A celebrated art curator who attended Jesuit High School and later came back to teach art and art history for 26 years, Mr. Bischoff has spent countless years cultivating not only his love f...

Far from a still life

Far from a still life

May 17, 2019

Two years ago, Mr. David Bischoff ’79 retired from Jesuit High School. Although many current Jesuit students are unfamiliar with this renowned art teacher, his expertise in art history has inspired many former Jesuit students to pursue a future in ...

Developing a dream

Developing a dream

May 17, 2019

Jesuit High School is known to produce men who go out into the world and act upon the ideals of responsibility, leadership, and devotion. Jay Flores ’07 embodies what Jesuit instills in its graduates, living out what he has learned as a Marauder at...

Lights! Sound! Rain!

Lights! Sound! Rain!

May 15, 2019

Vibrant colors flash on a pitch black stage as thunder booms in the background. While the music crescendos, the entire cast of the play gathers downstage, forming a line facing the audience. Thunder claps again as the lights go white, letting the audience...

Toasters, Robots, and Whimsy

Toasters, Robots, and Whimsy

May 15, 2019

When he first joined the Black Box, Josh Clark ’19 was a rather shy freshman with a knack for building and experimenting. Josh, unlike Scott Tooley ‘18 [see page 8], left little impact during his first show. “I remember joining because it was somethi...

Artwork worth a name

Artwork worth a name

May 15, 2019

In the quad outside the library, one can often see towers of stones stacked one on top of the other. Some rocks are stacked at unnatural angles, seemingly defying gravity. They’re a striking part of campus that impresses anyone who takes a moment to lo...