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History of involvement

History of involvement

November 28, 2016

Brendan Jones ‘17 is best described as focused, passionate, and determined.   From his involvement in the Executive Council to the S.T.A.R. program, Brendan has been making an impact at Jesuit High School since his Freshman year.   This year,...

SRT LEader Tom McClain '17 playing frisbee with retreatants at lunch during a Junior Retreat at Christ the King Retreat Center.

Leaders committed to change

November 28, 2016

Students at Jesuit High School have many opportunities to lead and grow in spirit. Some students have found their calling to lead by joining Jesuit’s Senior Retreat Team (SRT), one of the reasons why Jesuit has become more than a school to countless...

Praying Together

Praying Together

October 25, 2016

As another year at Jesuit High School begins to rush by, so do all of the annual events that go along with it. Luckily there are still events to look forward to, like the Mother-Son Mass on Sunday Oct. 30. This long-standing event is a testament to how...

Trumped Up Trickle Down Voting

Colin Ryan, Contributor

October 25, 2016

On October 11th, Jesuit High School held a mock election. The election was done in correlation with the statewide California Student Mock Election among high school students. Students had the opportunity to voice their opinions on the upcoming political referendum, voting for presidential candidates, congressional candidates, and a variety of propositions. Across the state, about 160,000 students voted, including over 800 Jesuit students. In general, Jesuit was much more conservativ...

Plank Editors, Bryant and William, talk to prospective students at Open House.

Another successful Open House

October 21, 2016

This past Sunday Jesuit High School hosted its annual Open House, which allows middle school students from across the Sacramento area to gain a brief insight into what Jesuit is all about. The hope is for prospective students to gain an understanding of Jes...

Vision for the school

William Porter and Sam Kriefels

October 20, 2016

With Frosh Orientation past and Holy Bowl won, the school year at Jesuit High School is switching into high gear. As the students settle in to focus on schoolwork, faculty and staff are planning for the year. Jesuit has made some huge changes in the past few years, including the recent implementation of iPads and Google Classroom. Faculty and staff have since branched out to better utilize available technologies each year. The school’s current state is best defined a...

Forming reliable relationships

Forming reliable relationships

October 20, 2016

Aug. 17, 2016 marked the first day on the job for 153 Seniors with a special goal: to foster a unique friendship with Jesuit High School’s incoming Freshmen. That day was Freshman Orientation, the first official day of this year’s Big Brother Progr...

Discourse, discussion, and progress

Discourse, discussion, and progress

October 20, 2016

Each spring, students at Jesuit High School attend the Social Justice Summit organized by Ms. Gina Anderson of Jesuit’s Christian Service Department. Topics covered at past summits  have included the environment, mental health, domestic & international ...

Editorial: Sound of Silence

Editorial: Sound of Silence

October 18, 2016

This Tuesday, October 18th, is a unique day with big meaning for a handful of students at Jesuit High School. These students will be alienating themselves from normal school life in a peculiar way: committing to not using their voices for the entire...

Back to the movies

Back to the movies

September 20, 2016

Last Friday night, Jesuit High School showed Back to the Future at its second annual Outdoor Movie Night. The event was open to all Jesuit and Saint Francis High School students who bought tickets and was from 6pm to about 9:30pm. Students were able to...

Bringing past to the present

Bringing past to the present

September 15, 2016

Jesuit High School’s second annual Movie Night is this Friday, Sept. 16th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. The movie, Back to the Future, will be shown at the Jesuit pool. This year’s Executive Council, run by President Brendan Jones ‘17, is hoping to ...

A Spirit Week to remember

A Spirit Week to remember

September 13, 2016

Spirit week at Jesuit High School is the week for fun, games, and extreme hype. For four days students are encouraged to immerse themselves in the electric atmosphere of the festivities. The Executive Student Council expressed high hopes for this year...