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Dance Policy Steps Forward

Dance Policy Steps Forward

April 17, 2019

Jesuit High School is a community that has always aimed at being welcoming to all students.   With this goal in mind, the All Love Alliance (ALA) requested a one-word change to the Jesuit dance policy. Before this year, the Jesuit dance policy ...

Jesuit Mock Trial finishes in strong second

Jesuit Mock Trial finishes in strong second

March 7, 2019

Sports teams are the usual recipient of Jesuit High School’s afternoon salutational announcements. In these last few weeks, however, we have heard a great deal about our mock trial team, who placed second in the county tournament. Mock trial comp...

Finding the man you were made to be

Finding the man you were made to be

February 21, 2019

The Jesuit High School sophomore retreat is a time for second-year students to take a break and reflect on themselves. The retreat is a step on the journey of becoming a man for others. The retreat program guides students into making the right ...

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...