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Justice for all

Colin Ryan '19, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

Jesuit High School hosted its 11th annual Social Justice Summit last month. The goal of the Summit was to teach students about the Catholic social teachings on immigration. Students heard from different speakers throughout the week in order to learn more about these important issues. The Summit began with a schoolwide speech from Bishop Jaime Soto. He called on the Jesuit community to stand in solidarity with those who seek to enter our country. “They take a lot of harsh...

Left to right: Christian Service Director and Campus Minister Ms. Kelly Barnes, DREAMer student Ms. Marisela Hernandez, Afghan  Immigrant Special Visa holder Mr. Jawad Khawari, Immigration Lawyer Mr. Jed Oswald, and Assistant Principle Mr. Tim Caslin.

Fresh Thoughts

March 5, 2018

The 11th annual Social Justice Summit was an eye-opening experience for many Jesuit High School students. For our Freshman in the class of 2021, the summit was their first in-depth exposure to social issues and their campus wide discussion at Jesuit.This ...

Super Silva

Super Silva

March 5, 2018

“HE’S A FRESHMAN” is a chant commonly heard at Jesuit High School’s Varsity Basketball games. This year, one dynamic freshman on the roster is Isa Silva ‘21. So far this season, Isa has put on a show with his elite skills on the court, gain...

Back (left to right): Cody Jensen '18: Stanford for basketball; Josh Farr '18: University of Nevada, Reno for football; Joe Hagopian '18: the University of New Mexico for basketball; Lorenzo Burks '18: San Jose State University for football; David Zingaro '18: Maryville University for lacrosse; Cooper Hunt '18: UC Berkely; Jack Sauls '18: LMU for soccer; Jordan Vice '18: UC Davis for soccer; Ryan Hicks '18: Maryville University for lacrosse.


(Front): Matt Condrin '18: University of Washington for crew; Josh Gallagher '18: UC Davis for football; Joe Marchant '18: St. Mary's College for rugby; Max Sackett '18: West Point for rugby; Finlay Thomson '18: UC San Diego for diving; Ayden Burnett '18: UC Davis for soccer; Hayden Johnson '18 UC San Diego for swimming; Nathan Sellers '18: California Lutheran University for swimming; Dominic Nunley '18: Dominican University for soccer.

National Signing Day

March 5, 2018

On February 7, 2018, eighteen Jesuit High School Marauders signed letters of intent to play their respected sports at the collegiate level. Nine signed a National Letter of Intent for an athletic scholarship, and nine signed a letter to commit to pla...

Left to right: Joe Turgeon '19, Donghwan Park '20, Sam Dyer '20, Caelin Sutch '20, and Todd Russell '19 at the annual Folsom Jazz Festival

Bass trombonist hits musical zenith

February 27, 2018

As students roam the halls of Jesuit High School, they may identify a familiar face in the middle of the Zielke Breezeway: Joe Turgeon ’19. Joe may not always be sitting on a bench or eating his lunch there, but a life size portrait of him always han...

Outkicking the Devils

Outkicking the Devils

January 30, 2018

The Delta League’s two top soccer dogs, the Jesuit High School Marauders and Davis High School Blue Devils, are both playing well coming into their second matchup of the season, which will take place this Thursday, February 1st at 3:00 pm. In their fi...

Jesuit’s scouting populace

Jesuit’s scouting populace

December 15, 2017

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the nation’s largest youth development organizations committed to providing programs that build character, leadership skills, and personal fitness. At Jesuit High School, Boy Scouts have had an instrumental...

Prepping for a score

Prepping for a score

December 15, 2017

Jordon Vice ‘18 has cemented himself as one of the finest soccer players in Jesuit High School’s program. During the 2016-2017 season, he started as a Junior on the Varsity team, leading the team in assists. Since September, Jordon has talked with mult...

Teacher Transfer

Teacher Transfer

December 15, 2017

How often have you bothered to introduce yourself to the newest members of Jesuit High School’s teaching faculty? Have you ever bothered to catch a name? Well, I decided to investigate and learn more about one of Jesuit’s newest English teachers, Mrs. H...

No. 9 Matt Strangio (Center) running at the front of the pack at the Nike Cross Nationals Boy's 2017 Championships.

Roadrunner at Jesuit

December 11, 2017

All American standout Matt Strangio ‘20 has started on the Jesuit High School Varsity Cross Country Team for the past two years. Standing at 6’2” and weighing 150 pounds, Matt is currently the fastest Sophomore in the United States and placed 15...

Jesuit vs El Camino Soccer Game Preview

Jesuit vs El Camino Soccer Game Preview

December 7, 2017

Jesuit High School’s Varsity Soccer team will travel to battle the El Camino High School Eagles on Dec. 16. Last year, the Jesuit High School Marauders played a scrappy game, which ended in an unsatisfactory deadlock of 1-1. The tie left the tea...

Food drive: Let’s Go

Food drive: Let’s Go

December 5, 2017

From Nov. 26 until Dec. 8, Jesuit High School is hosting a Food Drive, and a Coat and Shoe Drive. Participating in these drives is a great way to give back to the community during the Holiday Season. These two drives have been a tradition since the founding of the...