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Ballot Education Night connects California Propositions to Racial Equity and Catholic Social Teaching

Ballot Education Night connects California Propositions to Racial Equity and Catholic Social Teaching

October 23, 2020

On Sunday, Oct. 18, Jesuit high school West Coast students hosted a Ballot Education Night as a way to gather and teach about the different aspects of the ballot and how California voters can impact law based on their vote on the various propositions. ...

Head Varsity Football Coach Mr. Marlon Blanton, left, walking through a football practice at Jesuit High School on Oct. 7, 2020.

Coaches face a multitude of challenges while preparing for the fall season

October 20, 2020

When discussing issues brought about by COVID-19, many have focused solely on the educational impact, forgetting the pandemic’s influence on athletics. While it seems right to prioritize learning, those involved in sports have also seen a number of chan...

A sign reminds students to keep their distance and follow the clockwise campus flow during Junior Training for the Return to Campus
at Jesuit High School on Oct. 13, 2020.

After abrupt COVID-19 shutdown, Jesuit Community returns this week with unprecedented plans and protocols

October 19, 2020

Seven months after in-person classes were suddenly interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Jesuit High School Sacramento is prepared to make its return to campus with a hybrid class schedule and heightened safety protocols beginning Oct. 20.  A lot w...

Re-imagined Open House creates new ways to showcase Jesuit amid pandemic

Re-imagined Open House creates new ways to showcase Jesuit amid pandemic

October 16, 2020

One of the more notable events Jesuit High School Sacramento hosts each year, Open House is an opportunity for the school to showcase what makes attending the institution “a life-building experience.” But, due the pandemic, the annual gathering of potenti...

Father Perry Petrich: new face, same values

Father Perry Petrich: new face, same values

October 15, 2020

A graduate of Bellarmine Preparatory High School in Tacoma, Washington, Father Perry Petrich S.J. is no stranger to Ignatian education — studying at four Jesuit universities, and gaining work experience at 10 Jesuit schools.  After being ordained as a priest in July, Fr...

Alex Chen '21 helping on a pacemaker transplant surgery at Koreatown Surgical Clinic in July.

Opinion: The good in quarantine

October 14, 2020

With the pandemic limiting most in-person interaction, it’s understandable that some people have struggled to find something to pass the time. But even during an age of routine isolation, many members of the Jesuit High School Sacramento community hav...

Studio Art Teacher Mr. Ed Novinsky '72 handing out school supplies to students at Jesuit High School on Aug. 24, 2020.

Smoke drives Jesuit Community indoors

October 13, 2020

For roughly a month in a half, Sacramento has experienced poor air quality due to the California Wildfires, specifically the recent Napa and Creek fires. The Jesuit High School Sacramento community, being right in the middle of the smoke clouds, h...

Jesuit community expresses mixed feelings regarding distance learning

Jesuit community expresses mixed feelings regarding distance learning

October 5, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jesuit High School Sacramento students began the 2020-2021 school year the same way they finished the 2019-2020 school year, digitally.  After learning at home since the week of Aug. 17, students have expressed a multitude...

Jesuit Drama prepares for online fall play in remote settings

Jesuit Drama prepares for online fall play in remote settings

September 30, 2020

For the Jesuit High School Sacramento community, much has changed due to the pandemic. While academics and athletics look notably different, another part of Jesuit that has been forced to make adjustments has been Jesuit Drama. The program has gone fro...

While in distance learning, Jesuit has loosened some of its dress code requirements as students aren’t required to wear Jesuit polo shirts. Students can wear any school authorized apparel which includes Jesuit T-shirts and sweatshirts.

Behind the Dress Code

September 29, 2020

Despite classes moving online, athletics being pushed back, and a number of changes happening at Jesuit High School Sacramento due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s still one thing that remains the same: the dress code.  While in distance learning, Jesuit has loose...

Big Brothers find new ways to connect Little Brothers amid COVID-19 shutdown

Big Brothers find new ways to connect Little Brothers amid COVID-19 shutdown

September 28, 2020

This school year, being a senior Big Brother at Jesuit High School Sacramento has held a different meaning than ever before. Due to COVID-19, Big Brothers were unable to host the welcoming Freshmen Overnight Retreat, forcing new plans to be made for connec...