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What is “The Elephant Man”?

What is “The Elephant Man”?

October 18, 2018

Jesuit High School Drama has been engrossed in preparing for the fall play, “The Elephant Man.” Most students, however, have never heard of the play nor much of its origins, so what is “The Elephant Man”? Bernard Pomerance, an American playwright, c...

Deciding the Delta League

Deciding the Delta League

October 18, 2018

In a game featuring the two best football teams in the Delta League, fans should be excited as Jesuit High School takes on Sheldon High School this Saturday at Hanson McClain Stadium at 1 p.m. The winner of the game will claim first place in the Delta Leagu...

Dealing with the Devils

Dealing with the Devils

October 16, 2018

In Jesuit High School’s Homecoming game, students and their dates watched as the Marauders overcame an early deficit to defeat Davis High School, 42-27. Jesuit came in to the game with a 5-2 record and a five game winning streak. Davis had a 4-3...

Committed to the larger mission

Committed to the larger mission

October 16, 2018

The Jesuit High School math department has welcomed former Marauder Mr. Tomas Marquez to this year’s staff. Mr. Marquez attended Jesuit during his sophomore and junior years of high school (1997-1999). Although family reasons meant he had to trans...

Ready to take on the Blue Devils

Ready to take on the Blue Devils

October 11, 2018

Jesuit High School will play Davis High School this Saturday, Oct. 13, hoping to remain undefeated in Delta League play. The Marauders enter the game with a 5-2 record after defeating Elk Grove High School last week. The Blue Devils have a 4-3 record aft...

Preparing for National Test Day

Preparing for National Test Day

October 8, 2018

Wednesday, October 10th is National Test Day. Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will report to school at 8:15 a.m. This is not a new experience for sophomores and juniors, but a multi-hour standardized test may be a new experience for some freshmen. ...

Finding joy in a garbage dump

Finding joy in a garbage dump

October 4, 2018

Upon entering Guatemala City, our immersion team knew we were going to see a whole new level of poverty. We went in thinking our goal was just to help the poor, but none of us knew how much the service would teach us about ourselves and how we would gain...

Lessons on simple living

Lessons on simple living

October 4, 2018

In Kansas City, Mo., a small group of Jesuit High School students and faculty worked with Jerusalem Farm, an organization that practices simple, sustainable living with a focus on human relationships and the seven points of Catholic social teaching. ...

Complexity at the southern border

Complexity at the southern border

October 4, 2018

A massive rusted steel fence, anywhere from 18 to 30 feet high, undulates in the hills of the Patagonia Mountain range, dividing in two what was once the united city of Ambos Nogales, Arizona and Sonora. Though the gates in the wall are opened to t...

Epiphany in the city of angels

Epiphany in the city of angels

October 4, 2018

I’ll be the first to admit that I was hesitant to go on a Jesuit High School immersion to Skid Row in Los Angeles. Though I knew I would be going through the experience with close friends, I didn’t know what to expect. The night before my group was scheduled to d...

Recognizing dignity

Recognizing dignity

October 4, 2018

Michael is a homeless man, struggling to stay afloat in downtown Portland, Ore., but when we met him at St. Andre Bessette Parish, he was more than happy to chat with anyone and everyone who came his way. Adam is a remarkably skilled basketball play...

Remembering the forgotten

Remembering the forgotten

October 4, 2018

I didn’t know what to expect serving at Dorothy’s Place in Salinas, Calif. When I began the immersion application process, I’d heard so much about the different immersions. Friends and teachers told me of bonfire songs at Camp Recreation, comm...