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Art of an Ignatian life

Art of an Ignatian life

May 17, 2019

Men like Mr. David Bischoff ’79 don’t appear often. A celebrated art curator who attended Jesuit High School and later came back to teach art and art history for 26 years, Mr. Bischoff has spent countless years cultivating not only his love f...

Far from a still life

Far from a still life

May 17, 2019

Two years ago, Mr. David Bischoff ’79 retired from Jesuit High School. Although many current Jesuit students are unfamiliar with this renowned art teacher, his expertise in art history has inspired many former Jesuit students to pursue a future in ...

Developing a dream

Developing a dream

May 17, 2019

Jesuit High School is known to produce men who go out into the world and act upon the ideals of responsibility, leadership, and devotion. Jay Flores ’07 embodies what Jesuit instills in its graduates, living out what he has learned as a Marauder at...

Juniors get a taste of the professional future

Juniors get a taste of the professional future

May 17, 2019

On April 16 at Jesuit High School, 44 alumni speakers returned to campus in order to expose current juniors to different professional avenues in an event known as Alumni Career Day. The Administrative Assistant for the Counseling Department, Ms. Wazhma Kakar, elabo...

Battle in the quad

Battle in the quad

May 17, 2019

Lunch at Jesuit High School is a great time to relax and catch up with friends, but a few times each year lunch becomes something more. One of those times is in the spring for Jesuit’s World Cup soccer tournament. Like the actual World Cup, Jesuit features t...

Lights! Sound! Rain!

Lights! Sound! Rain!

May 15, 2019

Vibrant colors flash on a pitch black stage as thunder booms in the background. While the music crescendos, the entire cast of the play gathers downstage, forming a line facing the audience. Thunder claps again as the lights go white, letting the audience...

Toasters, Robots, and Whimsy

Toasters, Robots, and Whimsy

May 15, 2019

When he first joined the Black Box, Josh Clark ’19 was a rather shy freshman with a knack for building and experimenting. Josh, unlike Scott Tooley ‘18 [see page 8], left little impact during his first show. “I remember joining because it was somethi...

Artwork worth a name

Artwork worth a name

May 15, 2019

In the quad outside the library, one can often see towers of stones stacked one on top of the other. Some rocks are stacked at unnatural angles, seemingly defying gravity. They’re a striking part of campus that impresses anyone who takes a moment to lo...

Farewell to Mr. Lorenc

Farewell to Mr. Lorenc

May 15, 2019

Mr. Michael Lorenc ’73 has made a home for himself at Jesuit High School for over the last three decades. Unfortunately for Jesuit students, he will be leaving us this year, retiring at the conclusion of the school year. Mr. Lorenc attended Jesuit from 1969 until 1...

Farewell for Mr. Campos

Farewell for Mr. Campos

May 15, 2019

Since 1976, Mr. Gerry Campos has been a familiar face at Jesuit High School, but after 43 years, he has decided to pass the baton to the next generation of teachers. Mr. Campos has taught nearly every Spanish class offered at Jesuit. He has also b...

Leading with confidence

Leading with confidence

May 15, 2019

Stephan Reynolds ’16 starts every morning at 6 a.m., lifting in the weight room at Lewis University with his track & field teammates. Such dedication has become a common refrain in Stephan’s story.   Finishing his junior year at Lewis Universit...

Beyond the finish line

Beyond the finish line

May 15, 2019

A Division I committed athlete for cross country and track & field as well as the current president of the Black Student Union, Gabe Lovely ’19 has sprinted past where most students would stop, and he’s not stopping any time soon. Gabe decided ...