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The real meaning of the Father-Son Mass

The real meaning of the Father-Son Mass

February 23, 2017

The Father-Son Mass and Reception that took place in early February was not just any Mass. This religious event stands for something special at Jesuit High School. “The Father-Son Mass is a celebration of the relationships between fathers and sons,...

Practice makes perfect

William Porter, Copy Editor

February 23, 2017

This Saturday, Feb. 25, Jesuit High School will be hosting a standardized test preparation event for Juniors. The event is Kaplan’s Practice SAT, or PSAT, which has proven to be an invaluable resource for students who wish to improve their SAT scores. Kaplan’s PSAT can help students in a number of ways. One way is that it acclimates students to the types of questions found on the real SAT. Being used to the format of questions on the test allows students to spend m...

Restoration and Respect

Restoration and Respect

February 9, 2017

From Jan. 17 to 20, Jesuit High School held its tenth annual Social Justice Summit, this year focusing on the topic of the American penal system. For every period of the four day school week, students were encouraged to come with their classes to the ...

Another Pint in the Bag

Another Pint in the Bag

February 9, 2017

Rows upon rows of reclining chairs filled the Little Theater, a sea of blue. It was a sign that Jesuit High School just had its 23rd annual blood drive. This was an excellent way for students, faculty, and staff members to give back to the community...

Crab for Others

Crab for Others

January 26, 2017

This Saturday, Jan. 28th, the Jesuit High School Boosters will be hosting the 36th annual Crab Feed fundraiser. The Crab Feed raises thousands of dollars every year for various Boosters causes, including scholarship funds and Jesuit’s performing arts....

Science of becoming essential

Science of becoming essential

December 15, 2016

“I would describe myself as a fun-loving, kinda quirky, outdoorsy, crafty, slightly adventuresome gal,” said Mrs. Amy Becker, one of the new faculty members to join the Jesuit High School family this school year. Amy Becker was born in Knoxville, TN, but so...

Heroes with wires

Heroes with wires

December 15, 2016

For this past year’s mission, the Jesuit High School Robotics team went deep under water, 40 feet to be precise. Entering with a three year winning streak, the Jesuit Robotics team competed this past summer in the Marine Advanced Technology Educa...

Leading in spirit

Leading in spirit

December 15, 2016

Organizing morning prayer, retreats, and the Examen are just some of Devin Garber’s ‘17 responsibilities as Jesuit High School’s Religious Coordinator. “The main responsibility of my position is to help facilitate the Ignatian spirit within the st...

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The Dean behind it all

December 15, 2016

Jesuit High School’s Dean of Students, Mr. Timothy Warren ‘70, does not just hand out JUG, he also plays a critical role in the the development of the school. Mr. Warren has a long history at Jesuit, dating back to his time as a student. Mr...

Jesuit’s Canned Food Drive

December 1, 2016

The annual Jesuit Food Drive is underway and it’s up to the students of Jesuit High School to provide food for families in the Sacramento area this holiday season. Jesuit’s Executive Council, which runs the food drive each year, has set a goal...

In the spirit of giving

In the spirit of giving

November 29, 2016

Jesuit High School’s Men’s and Boy’s Winter Coat and Shoe Drive began on Nov. 28 and will continue up until Dec. 9. This annual event allows Jesuit students and their families to contribute to the push to help the poor in the Sacramento area. ...

Saucy Stallion

Saucy Stallion

November 28, 2016

Fifty-two years ago, the Jesuit High School Plank interviewed a white stallion known as Elmer. He was an aging horse, one who loved the simple things: sleeping and eating. Elmer also loved a stunning white racing horse that lived nearby. Everyday, he...