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Where we walk

Where we walk

May 17, 2018

Every graduation is a unique gathering of students, family, and guests. “A lot of work goes into graduation,” said Executive Assistant to the Principal Mrs. Colleen Arrigo. “Whether it’s at the gym or at Memorial, we work hard to make sure...

Blessing in disguise

Blessing in disguise

May 17, 2018

All Jesuit High School students know of Yes-Yes Productions videos trending on their Twitter feeds. Flashy edits, upbeat rap music, and live action shots all highlight Kobee Byrd’s ’18 unique style. Kobee’s brand Yes-Yes Productions has take...

Mojo in motion

James Douglas '18 and Cole Pacis '18

May 17, 2018

Filed under Features, Showcase Carousel, Student Life

Back in 1963, the founders of Jesuit High School unknowingly created a legacy that, over the years, has pressed an indelible imprint on the history of Sacramento. What exactly is this legacy? Mojo. One simple word defines all Jesuit spirit. The responsibility of invigorating the Mojo every year primarily falls on the cheerleaders. Current head cheerleader Ben Skinner ’18 believes that, ideally, the Mojo should be incorporated into the zeitgeist of the student body....

Arden & Fair Oaks

Arden & Fair Oaks

May 17, 2018

From the unindoctrinated eye of an outsider to the Jesuit High School community, the food establishments that surround Arden and Fair Oaks may seem run-of-the-mill. But as many Marauders have come to understand, these establishments are a staple of the student exp...

Beyond the motto

Beyond the motto

May 17, 2018

Nearly everyone who knows of Jesuit High School also knows the motto: “Men for Others.” Jesuit works hard to help young men become caring individuals who thoughtfully engage in their communities. During his four years at Jesuit, Tyler Smith ’18 ha...

Hands on experience

Hands on experience

May 17, 2018

Noah Costa ’18 is a true “Man for Others.” Many Jesuit High School students study, play sports, do their homework, and then play video games or hang out with friends. Noah does all these things, but he also does something special that sets hi...

Heart of gold

Heart of gold

May 17, 2018

If you consider yourself to be socially active on the Jesuit High School campus, then you’ve probably met, or at least heard of, Sam Schwartz ’18. He is quite active within the Jesuit community as the current student body Vice President and plays f...

Walking the gauntlet

Walking the gauntlet

May 17, 2018

College admissions are brutal. Compared to our parents’ experiences, we seem to work so much harder—passing all our regular, honors, and AP classes; taking the ACTs and SATs; listing, visiting, and applying to our potential colleges—and, after ...

Mojo in the making

Mojo in the making

April 24, 2018

The Igloo lunch boxes, the Sperry’s, the khaki shorts, and the Ralph Lauren Polos are all things that have been associated with today’s Jesuit High School. But many have pondered the following question: what makes Jesuit so legendary? Some would argue ...

Membean Master

Membean Master

April 24, 2018

You might find Membean tedious. You might detest having to remember your minutes before the due date arrives. You might lament the app’s six levels, the laborious steps that remind you how many words you don’t know and how many more you still have t...

Why not coed?

Why not coed?

April 24, 2018

It isn’t any secret that Jesuit High School is an all-boys school. Yet, do students know why? “I think that it has everything to do with tradition,” said Will Roberts ’18. “The all-boys environment is an integral part of what makes the scho...

Teaching proactivity over complacency

Liam Lawless Roberts ‘18, Sports Editor

April 24, 2018

Filed under Features, Showcase Carousel, Student Life

Imagine the scene: you are in a classroom, taking notes like any good student, yet the concepts being taught differ greatly from other classes. The teacher poses questions about society and human behavior. This course, titled Holocaust, is perhaps one of the most unique offerings at Jesuit High School. Holocaust is a Senior class taught by Mrs. Friedman since its inception in 2001. Her hopes are to shed light on an ugly part of history in a way that teaches students h...