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A chapter of the world

A chapter of the world

April 21, 2015

Freshman David Crowley does not like to vacation.  He likes to immerse himself in the unique culture and flavor of foreign nations, which is why he selected to take an extended stay in Nepal this summer from June 26 to July 13 with National Geographic. David...

Scheduling for advanced classes

Scheduling for advanced classes

February 24, 2015

Chief among the academic challenges that Jesuit High School has to offer to its students are the accelerated courses, consisting of XL (Excel), Honors, and AP (Advanced Placement) programs in almost every subject. Taking accelerated courses can be a challenging...

Enriching our education

Enriching our education

January 20, 2015

One of the many recent additions to Jesuit High School is the option for students to take enrichment courses. Enrichment classes were created to offer students something more in the direction of an co-curricular type course during the school day and...

Helping freshmen to focus

Helping freshmen to focus

January 8, 2015

Many students at Jesuit High School are often overwhelmed by their academic and extracurricular schedules. Procrastination is prevalent at Jesuit because students feel they have too much to do in too little time. “I am a procrastinator sometimes...

Under the burden of JUG

Under the burden of JUG

December 4, 2014

“You have JUG!”  A dreaded sentence that is directed to a Jesuit High School student consists of a simple three syllable phrase. However, despite JUG being a central facet of student life that is joked about, talked about, and given every day, one...

Shadows of tomorrow

Shadows of tomorrow

October 23, 2014

Each year, Jesuit High School hosts a series of shadow days that prospective students attend to experience what Jesuit is all about. This year shadow days are being held from Oct. 27 to Dec. 12, with the typical shadow day lasting from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m....

Where practice can take you

Where practice can take you

October 23, 2014

Freshman Tyler Smith is not an average trumpet player. A little more than a month at Jesuit High School, and he is already a player in two of Jesuit’s highest level wind ensembles. Tyler’s story begins at Mariemont Elementary School. Tyler’s...

A fresh foot forward

A fresh foot forward

October 2, 2014

Jesuit High School’s Class of 2018 has elected the five young men to represent their respective classes in the student body council. Three Senators, a Secretary-Treasurer, and a President, have been elected to represent the freshmen in the JHS Student...

Homecoming do’s and don’ts

Homecoming do’s and don’ts

October 2, 2014

Homecoming is an important dance for everyone at Jesuit High School, as it is one of the main ways to interact with girls at our all male high school.  Sometimes, knowing what to do at homecoming and how to intermingle with the opposite sex can be a...

What is Freshman Focus?

What is Freshman Focus?

September 11, 2014

High school can be a strange, confusing place.  It’s a place where, in my first few weeks, I tried to open the wrong locker and reported it as broken,  and held a casual conversation with the principal without even realizing who I was talking to....

If I had only known

If I had only known

September 11, 2014

​ In great classical films such as Karate Kid, Rocky, and Star Wars, it is the old mentor who gives the hero of the story the information which ultimately allows him come out triumphant. To help the freshmen and transfer student body succeed at Jesu...

Freshman guide to the Holy Bowl

Freshman guide to the Holy Bowl

September 11, 2014

On September 13th, Sacramento will once again be shaken by the most competitive high-school sporting event around: the Holy Bowl on Sept.13. Coach Marquise Smith of Jesuit's freshmen football team is extremely excited for the game and agreed to share...