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Saving lives, one pint at a time

Saving lives, one pint at a time

January 22, 2016

January 11th marked Jesuit High School’s 15th annual BloodSource Blood Drive, a popular, charitable campus event. The student body raised a collective 108 pints for the greater Sacramento area, accounting for more blood raised than each of the last fo...

Discussing enviornmental justice

Discussing enviornmental justice

January 22, 2016

Every year, Jesuit High School hosts the Social Justice Summit, where guest and student speakers educate the Jesuit community on  prevalent social justice issues. The summit has provided an opportunity for students and faculty to reflect upon the pre...

A calling to teach

A calling to teach

January 8, 2016

On August 20th, 2015, Mrs. Laura Gould taught her first chemistry class at Jesuit High School. Since that first day, her chemistry students have come to know that she is a talented and experienced teacher. Mrs. Gould was born and raised in Carmichael,...

Missing: Vending Machines

Winston Fitzmorris-Johannes, Staff Writer

January 8, 2016

You may have noticed that Jesuit High School is missing something it has had for decades: vending machines. In the past year, a decision was made to remove the vending machines from the campus entirely. Previously, the vending machines had their contents switched out with healthier options, but now the machines are nothing more than a memory. Why were the vending machines removed? The answer to this riveting question lies in basic supply and demand. Many years ago,...

A Galley Crew to remember

A Galley Crew to remember

January 8, 2016

Jesuit High School’s student cheering section has become a nightmare for opponents. Jesuit’s “Galley Crew” is not just a place for students to socialize; it has invigorated school spirit, requiring full participation from every Marauder. ...

Saint Francis to Jesuit: a teacher’s perspective

Saint Francis to Jesuit: a teacher’s perspective

January 8, 2016

Drastic changes in life are often met with displeasure, but several aspiring teachers at Jesuit High School have expressed a completely different outlook on the changes they have made transitioning from Saint Francis High School to Jesuit. Specifical...

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception

December 15, 2015

On December eighth, Jesuit students and faculty gathered and celebrated the Mass of the Immaculate Conception. “[It] remind[s] us that we are sinners and that we are in need of God’s salvation,” said Fr. Matthew Pyrc, S.J., who presided at the...

The importance of college admissions

The importance of college admissions

December 15, 2015

As college application deadlines loom, Juniors and Seniors must take into account yet another factor in deciding their future education. College-requested teacher recommendation letters are due soon, and students must look back on their most recent...

Punching finals in the face: a study guide

Punching finals in the face: a study guide

December 14, 2015

It's time to hit the books! Finals are approaching quickly, with Theology and Math on Wednesday; English, Foreign Language, and Visual and Performing Arts on Thursday; and Science and Social Studies on Friday. This, of course, is a fact that every Jesuit...

A day of rememberance

A day of rememberance

November 13, 2015

Last Friday was Jesuit High School’s Mass of Remembrance, “a chance for us to stop and express gratitude for those people who have given us strength,” said the Director of Liturgy Ms. Annie Crew-Renzo. What makes it different from the other masses...

Cooking for God

Cooking for God

October 28, 2015

After an adolescence spent on a path of bad choices, Hotline Chef David Bowens found his true passion: cooking for God.   “I came right out of high school making choices that weren't cool. Then I found God, and started making good choices,” Ch...

New principal to lead Jesuit

October 28, 2015

In addition to this year’s Freshman class and several new faculty members,  Jesuit High School has added yet another member to the family. Mr. Michael Wood ‘99 began as principal of Jesuit High School in July. But, instead of easing into h...