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When one door closes, another one opens

When one door closes, another one opens

May 25, 2020

“You are never going to walk again; you are never going to move your hands.” On May 6, 2017, a doctor from the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center uttered these words to Robert Paylor ’15, then a sophomore on the UC Berkeley rugby team. Paylor h...

Mr. Tom McGuire, far left, and Ms. Cleann McGuire, far right, with Jesuit High School students in the

Lives joined in service for and with others

May 23, 2020

Two longtime fixtures at Jesuit High School Sacramento, Mr. Tom McGuire and Ms. Cleann McGuire, will be retiring this year after over 50 combined years of serving Jesuit — the former as a teacher and coach, and the latter as a counselor and assistant re...

Members of the 2019 Jesuit High School rugby team rush the field after winning the National Championship.

Senior Memory: The last stretch

May 22, 2020

There is no way we can lose, or so I thought as I awaited the whistle that would signal the start of our second rugby game that day. Our first had been in the morning when we won the semifinal game against our longtime rival Gonzaga High School.  Ou...

Jesuit High School students rush the court following Jesuit's victory over Christian Brothers High School.

Senior Memory: Rushing the court

May 22, 2020

During my four years at Jesuit High School Sacramento, many memorable and impactful experiences will stick with me for a long time. One of the most memorable was one that happened this school year, at a basketball game, a few days after New Year’s D...

Fencer Dongwhan Park '20, scores a touch at the Fencing World Championships in Poland. Park placed third in Cadet's Men's Sabre.

To properly say farewell

May 20, 2020

Even with Digital Learning Days changing many aspects of life at Jesuit High School Sacramento, the school is doing its best to keep students connected with their end-of-year events. Donghwan Park ’20, this year’s valedictorian, is a crucial part of the effort...

Deuce Zak '20, the ultimate team player

Deuce Zak ’20, the ultimate team player

May 18, 2020

It’s often said that for a team to reach success, each individual must subordinate their personal desires for the betterment of the team. Deuce Zak ’20 perfectly embodies this saying.  An actively involved student at Jesuit High School Sacramento, D...

Jesuit adapts plans for rest of 2019-2020 school year, an overview of what's to come

Jesuit adapts plans for rest of 2019-2020 school year, an overview of what’s to come

May 13, 2020

With advice from state and local health officials, President Rev. John P. McGarry, S.J. and Principal Mr. Michael Wood ’99 announced Jesuit High School Sacramento would extend online learning through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year due to the ongoin...

Jesuit says goodbye to one of its longest-tenured faculty members

Jesuit says goodbye to one of its longest-tenured faculty members

May 12, 2020

After 43 years of working at Jesuit High School Sacramento, the 2019-2020 school year will be the “last dance” for Mr. Ross Evans.  First hearing of a job opportunity at the school from good friend and former teacher Mr. Gerry Campos, Mr. Evans...

There isn’t much Coach Isaac doesn’t do

There isn’t much Coach Isaac doesn’t do

May 11, 2020

Holding the titles of prefect coordinator, VIP student coordinator, director of Academics Plus, and coach on the football and soccer teams at Jesuit High School Sacramento, there isn’t much Jonathan Isaac doesn’t do. Coach Isaac began working at Jesuit after he...

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 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...