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Saving lives, one pint at a time

Saving lives, one pint at a time

January 22, 2016

January 11th marked Jesuit High School’s 15th annual BloodSource Blood Drive, a popular, charitable campus event. The student body raised a collective 108 pints for the greater Sacramento area, accounting for more blood raised than each of the last fo...

A calling to teach

A calling to teach

January 8, 2016

On August 20th, 2015, Mrs. Laura Gould taught her first chemistry class at Jesuit High School. Since that first day, her chemistry students have come to know that she is a talented and experienced teacher. Mrs. Gould was born and raised in Carmichael,...

A Galley Crew to remember

A Galley Crew to remember

January 8, 2016

Jesuit High School’s student cheering section has become a nightmare for opponents. Jesuit’s “Galley Crew” is not just a place for students to socialize; it has invigorated school spirit, requiring full participation from every Marauder. ...

Kyle Guthrie works on his latest abstract piece in Mr. Novinsky’s art studio.

Art Interview Highlight-Kyle Guthrie

January 8, 2016

Kyle Guthrie ‘16 has been drawing sketches and doodles since fifth grade , but only when he began Jesuit High School’s Studio Art classes was he able to refine his skill and grow as an artist. Though he has recently begun dabbling in abstract art,...

A new face under the lights

A new face under the lights

December 15, 2015

Gabe Rogers ‘19 was the only freshman on the cast of Jesuit High School’s fall play Terror Stories, and he appreciated the opportunities that being in the production provided him.    Before arriving at Jesuit, Gabe did not have much interest in dra...

One student’s devotion to service

One student’s devotion to service

June 24, 2015

Christian Service is an integral part of a Jesuit education, and while some students may grumble at the thought of being required to volunteer in the community, others go beyond in their service towards others. One such student is senior Nic Crumley, who ...

Boise State wide receiver Thomas Sperbeck (82) makes a first-half reception against Arizona in the Vizio Fiesta Bowl at the University of Phoenix stadium on Wednesday Dec. 31, 2014.

The Boise State connection

June 24, 2015

As a college preparatory school, Jesuit High School has earned its great reputation by preparing its students for the transition to college. Jesuit alumni seem to be frequently crossing paths at Boise State University. Even though Jesuit and Boise State are miles...

Discerning the call

Discerning the call

June 24, 2015

Every student attending Jesuit High School is taught about the history of The Society of Jesus and educated according to the Jesuit’s philosophies. Some students, however, took Jesuit’s ideals to heart and graduated determined to follow The Socie...

A devotion to service

A devotion to service

June 24, 2015

Captain Shane Barnes graduated from Jesuit High School in 2007 and, sensing a call to service, was compelled to pursue a career in the United States Armed Forces. Capt. Barnes started his journey at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington with a ...

A ful-Philling Jesuit career

A ful-Philling Jesuit career

June 24, 2015

When Mr. James Phillips, mathematics teacher, arrived at Jesuit High School 11 years ago, he had already worked for many years at Intel Corporation, Aerojet, and Sierra College.  He quickly became a student favorite, with his jovial presence in the classr...

A culmination of experience

A culmination of experience

June 24, 2015

For some Jesuit High School alumni, service is more than just a passion, it is a career. Mr. Alex Nelson ‘05 has been a part of Camp ReCreation ever since his friends recommended that he volunteer during his junior year at Jesuit. “For me, service...

Springing into new opportunities

Springing into new opportunities

June 24, 2015

After students leave Jesuit High School, things that were once important begin to fade from memory: locker combinations, email passwords, the conjugation of certain tricky verbs. However, the motto of “Man for Others” becomes so ingrained into the identity...