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Carrying on the legacy

Carrying on the legacy

May 15, 2019

Stanford University is a dream for many, but a reality for few. Only five percent of applicants are accepted, and among those few is  Marco Lee ’16. Marco is the current Junior class president at Stanford and is studying product design with the go...

Isaac Serwanga ’08, speaks at Alumni Career Day in spring 2018.

Answering the Call

May 15, 2019

Isaac Serwanga ’08 is a motivational speaker, author, educational consultant, and advocate for the personal and professional development of high school and college-age students. He has spoken throughout the country to high school, college, and corpo...

Athletic. Academic. Altruistic. Harvego.

Athletic. Academic. Altruistic. Harvego.

May 15, 2019

Jesuit High School will always be a second home to Hank Harvego ’19. Jesuit is the place where Hank grew as a football player and learned about balancing his workload as an honors student. “Football has helped me tremendously during my time at ...

Sky’s the limit

Sky’s the limit

May 15, 2019

Jack Jones ’19 is one of the most involved student-athletes at Jesuit High School. With a brother running track and cross country at Santa Clara University and another working as a manager for the University of Oregon basketball team, the Jones f...

Fired up to serve others

Fired up to serve others

May 13, 2019

James Avila-Ellington ’13 describes his time at Jesuit High School as being very helpful in shaping him into a man for others and preparing him to be a firefighter. After graduating from Jesuit, Mr. Avila-Ellington went on to double major in both busin...

Jesuit baseball sweeps Davis

Jesuit baseball sweeps Davis

April 17, 2019

Seizing a chance to move up in the Delta League standings, the Jesuit High School varsity baseball team swept the Davis High School Blue Devils in a three-game series. Jesuit, coming off a win against non-league opponent Berkeley High School, ent...

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...

 Assistant Dean of Students Mr. Keegan Smith at work in the Dean’s Office

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...

4-star Outside Linebacker Laiatu Latu ‘19 has his eyes on the prize during introductions.

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...

Obinna Okoye '19 during rehearsals for

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...

A younger Mr. Lawrence Simon '13 (middle) standing with his cousins Paul Simon '13 (left) and Emanuel Stephen '13 (right)

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...