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On the field, in the classroom, as the president

On the field, in the classroom, as the president

May 7, 2020

A standout leader, athlete, and student at Jesuit High School Sacramento, Cole Barrett ’20 is hard to miss. After being his class president as a freshman, sophomore, and junior, Cole is now the executive council president, a job that oversees the e...

A poster from the movie

Fahey’s Film Reviews: There Will Be Blood

May 5, 2020

There Will Be Blood can be viewed with a Netflix subscription or rented on Amazon Prime for $3.99. The pursuit of prosperity and power led to the boom of the American economy, but it was not without its corruption. The period epic There Will Be Bl...

A season cut short, a career still budding

A season cut short, a career still budding

May 1, 2020

With six graduates currently in professional baseball, Jesuit High School Sacramento has a reputation for producing some of the area’s best baseball talent. That number could grow even larger this summer when Major League Baseball holds its annual First...

Former Jesuit slugger hopes to make Giants roster

Former Jesuit slugger hopes to make Giants roster

April 30, 2020

With eight years of professional baseball experience, Jesuit High School Sacramento alumnus Zach Green ’12 hopes to be a member of the San Francisco Giants once or if the baseball season commences.  Green was invited to major league camp in Spring Training as a n...

The Role He was Born to Play

The Role He was Born to Play

April 29, 2020

“Could you do anything else?”  This was an important question posed to Riley Shanahan ’10 in a New York City Starbucks many summers ago when he was still a student at Jesuit High School Sacramento.  The person asking the question was a J...

Kevin Sheahan '20 surrounded by fellow cast members in the 2019 Spring Musical,

A Home on the Stage

April 28, 2020

The transition to Jesuit High School Sacramento for many freshmen is a crossroads for self-discovery and change. For Kevin Sheahan ’20, the Black Box Theater is the place where he found his passion and voice.  Initially, Kevin had wanted to go out for so...

Pictured: newly appointed President Ronan Brothers '21 shaking hands with Vice President Jake Hall '21. Photo taken in February 2020 before Jesuit implemented

Students elect new Executive Council

April 27, 2020

In a competitive election that lasted three days and had two run-off votes for president, the students of Jesuit High School Sacramento elected a new Executive Council for the 2020-2021 school year. Ronan Brothers ’21 was elected president; Jake Hall ’21, vic...

The Plank to celebrate our seniors

The Plank to celebrate our seniors

April 24, 2020

Dear readers, As a result of Jesuit High School Sacramento’s decision to close its campus for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year due to the COVID-19 outbreak, The Plank will be adapting its coverage to meet the needs of its readers during this u...

Why not trade classes?

Why not trade classes?

April 23, 2020

The Idea Trade classes are classes that are specifically designed to train students for a specific job in a skilled trade. Skilled trades can be anything from woodworking to engineering.  Skilled trades are integral to many aspects of our life. Something as c...

Students embrace new challenge of Digital Learning Days amid Coronavirus

Students embrace new challenge of Digital Learning Days amid Coronavirus

April 22, 2020

For the safety of students and their families in light of the Coronavirus, Jesuit High School Sacramento implemented the Digital Learning Days Protocol on March 13. Since then, students have received online education, an experience that has shifted the...