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Seek Discomfort Club

Seek Discomfort Club

February 25, 2020

While many of the clubs at Jesuit High School are based on common interests like video games and music, the Seek Discomfort club defies the normal definition of “club.” Seek Discomfort was created this year by Gian Papio ’20, Grant Houle ’20 and ...

ICYMI: Social Justice Summit

ICYMI: Social Justice Summit

February 18, 2020

 

Social Justice Summit discusses economic justice

Social Justice Summit discusses economic justice

February 12, 2020

At Jesuit High School Sacramento, it’s an annual tradition to spend a week examining a social justice issue such as mental health or criminal justice. In last week’s Social Justice Summit, students heard a variety of discussions that addressed the ...

To cheat or not to cheat

To cheat or not to cheat

January 30, 2020

What is cheating? Cheating could be a lot of different things. Cheating in a relationship, on a test, or in a game. Any form of cheating is wrong, but is in human nature to cheat?  According to a study by Caveon, 80% of “high-achieving” high school students admit to cheating. If almo...

Students donate 46 pints of blood in annual Blood Drive

Students donate 46 pints of blood in annual Blood Drive

January 23, 2020

The Blood Drive is Jesuit High School’s annual tradition of giving blood. This life-saving practice has been at Jesuit for more than 20 years, and its most recent entry was last Thursday, Jan. 16. This year, Jesuit collectively donated 46 pints of blood. This n...

Jesuit to honor Martin Luther King Jr. in liturgy  

Jesuit to honor Martin Luther King Jr. in liturgy  

January 16, 2020

The Mass for Peace and Justice in the Spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. has been a long-standing tradition for Jesuit High School.  In typical fashion, the mass plans to highlight the accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr. There will be quotes dis...

Renewed emphasis on the Grad at Grad

Renewed emphasis on the Grad at Grad

December 27, 2019

For several years at Jesuit High School, the Examen has been a capstone to each afternoon, closing every school day with a reflection rooted in Ignatian spirituality, but this past year, the Daily Examen has seen a change. In the first reflection of each week, usuall...

Promoting our ideals

Promoting our ideals

December 11, 2019

Looking around the expansive campus of Jesuit High School, students might notice the new signs that decorate the campus, promoting Jesuit’s ideals and identifying specific locations.  Many of the signs articulate the ideal characteristics of a Jesu...

Students participate in annual Christmas Food Drive

Students participate in annual Christmas Food Drive

December 11, 2019

During the cold winter, hundreds of thousands of families celebrate the holidays with food insecurity. Jesuit High School’s Christmas Food Drive helps to provide for these families from Dec. 2 to 13.  Nicknamed “Operation Cratchit,” the food...

Glimpse of the Brotherhood

Glimpse of the Brotherhood

November 21, 2019

Each year, Jesuit High School hosts several Shadow Days that allow potential Jesuit students to “shadow” a current student for a day. Prospective students get a glimpse of what life is like on campus and in the classrooms during a typical school day. ...

Jesuit alumni and donors raise money for Scholarship Endowment Fund

Jesuit alumni and donors raise money for Scholarship Endowment Fund

November 19, 2019

Jesuit High School held its second annual Scholarship Luncheon in the Harris Center on Nov. 7. Jesuit alumni and donors came to the campus to have lunch, hear messages about the school’s mission, and donate money for the Scholarship Endowment Fun...

Student Coalition for Equity and Inclusion

Student Coalition for Equity and Inclusion

November 18, 2019

A major aspect of the Jesuit High School experience is learning how to be “Men For Others.” To this end, students are taught to be leaders and advocates for social justice. The Multicultural Student Union (MSU), which was started last semester to ...