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Living the dream: Anthony Simon’s ‘15 hard work pays off

Living the dream: Anthony Simon’s ‘15 hard work pays off

June 23, 2015

Since he was 5-years-old, senior Anthony Simon grew up with a dream.  That dream was to play basketball at Jesuit High School. Anthony was cut from the basketball team on three separate occasions.  Each time, he vowed to return and survive the cut n...

Inspiration for future performances

Inspiration for future performances

January 29, 2015

Laughter filled the air on Jan. 24 as the bands gathered for the 26th Annual Folsom Jazz Festival held at Folsom High School. Tensions were low in the gym where the Jesuit High School Jazz Band rehearsed and warmed up for their performance. “I...

Running towards success

Running towards success

December 29, 2014

In a sport that not many people follow closely, it is hard to make a name for yourself. Junior Sean Kurdy, one of Jesuit High School’s cross country runners, is trying to do just that. Sean is a remarkably talented runner for the Jesuit Marauder’s Cross Country team. Along with his high hopes for the season, he per...

Thomas the trumpeter

Thomas the trumpeter

December 20, 2014

Senior Thomas Ryan learned to play the trumpet freshman year in Instrumental Music and has been participating in the band ever since. Graduating from Saint Ignatius in 2011, Thomas had no prior experience with the trumpet but decided to pick it up...

Will Peterson: Student-athlete & Man for Others

Will Peterson: Student-athlete & Man for Others

November 20, 2014

Jesuit High School prides itself in educating the whole person into a Man for Others. Senior Will Peterson is a good example of both a student-athlete and a Man for Others. He embodies the principle of Jesuit through his balance of skill in the pool and...

In and Out of the Spotlight

In and Out of the Spotlight

October 30, 2014

Senior Anthony Fernandez has been a model of the arts and entertainment program at Jesuit High School and its resident "jack of all trades.” "My favorite experience here so far was actually my freshman year when I first started.  I really thought...

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...

The journey to improve

The journey to improve

September 9, 2014

In 2012, Jesuit High School had the opportunity to hire a new head coach for the Varsity Football team.  After much debate and deliberation, the Jesuit Athletic Department decided to bring in Coach Marlon Blanton to carry the future of the football team. During...