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Looking to build off of last year’s success

Looking to build off of last year’s success

February 11, 2019

The Jesuit High School Speech and Debate team is one of the school’s most competitive and successful programs. This year, the returning Marauders look to build off last year’s success, and the new underclassman are looking to prove themselves by ...

Takeaways from a professional perspective

Takeaways from a professional perspective

February 6, 2019

Among the many speakers at this year’s Social Justice Summit, Dr. Frances Broghammer will be drawing from her own personal and professional experiences to give advice on how to deal with mental illness. Currently, Dr. Broghammer is working on the ...

What is mental wellness?

What is mental wellness?

February 5, 2019

Mental wellness keeps us going. It’s what gets us through each day and motivates us to push through tough times. That’s why it’s disheartening to see many ignore the importance of mental health in our day-to-day lives. During the Social Justice Summit, Jesuit Hig...

From saved to savior

From saved to savior

February 4, 2019

“You must die; you must jump now; jump now!” This internal monologue catapulted Mr. Kevin Hines off the Golden Gate Bridge and four seconds later, he was 70 feet deep in the frigid Pacific Ocean. Only 19 people have survived this fall; he is...

Conversations that heal

Conversations that heal

February 4, 2019

A startling lack of conversation surrounds mental health and substance abuse in our society, and the stigma is perhaps most prevalent among men and boys. This year’s social justice summit at Jesuit High School is focused on combating the absence of di...

Full athlete, full person

Full athlete, full person

February 4, 2019

Athlete. Conductor. Son. Teacher. Actor. Student. Coach. Brother. Priest. You probably fill more than one of these roles, perhaps even three or four, but what happens when you only commit to just one? Mr. Aaron Taylor, an advocate for mental health in athletes, wou...

Taking a stand on mental health

Taking a stand on mental health

February 1, 2019

Jesuit High School understands that many members of our community struggle with mental health, and in order to offer support to students dealing with these issues, Jesuit has recently implemented the Wellness Center, a place for students to get help ...

Faces of Mental Health

Faces of Mental Health

February 1, 2019

Many teachers, speakers, and students both in and outside of the Jesuit community will be helping with this year’s social justice summit, which is focused on mental health and wellness. One of the teachers involved with the social justice summit is M...

Jesuit students donate blood for a good cause

Jesuit students donate blood for a good cause

January 31, 2019

The morning of Tuesday, Jan. 15, Jesuit High School students lined up in the Little Theater to give blood for this year’s annual Blood Drive. The event was an overall success with 85 students and faculty registered to donate. During the winter m...

Rocking around the Christmas Tree Lane

Rocking around the Christmas Tree Lane

December 13, 2018

Although Jesuit High School students regularly hear about Christmas Tree Lane (CTL), many have no idea what CTL is and why Jesuit puts on the show every year. CTL is a major fundraiser event hosted annually by Jesuit. The fundraiser was the Loyola Guild...

Strawn’s Return to Jesuit

Strawn’s Return to Jesuit

December 11, 2018

This year, Mr. Peter Strawn ’04 returned to the Jesuit High School family as an AP Computer Science Principles, AP Computer Science A, and Algebra 1 teacher. After graduating from Jesuit in 2004, Mr. Strawn attended the University of San Diego t...

Same mission but new position

Same mission but new position

December 11, 2018

Take the sidewalk on the east side of the campus, overlooking the baseball fields, and once you get to Goupil Hall, you’ll find a door on the side of the building. The door opens into the office for someone who works at Jesuit High School but not f...