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Scheduling for advanced classes

Scheduling for advanced classes

February 24, 2015

Chief among the academic challenges that Jesuit High School has to offer to its students are the accelerated courses, consisting of XL (Excel), Honors, and AP (Advanced Placement) programs in almost every subject. Taking accelerated courses can be a challenging...

Teaching the ways of the future

Teaching the ways of the future

February 24, 2015

Starting during the coming school year, Mr. Justin Tsai and Ms. Aimee Staats, mathematics teachers on campus, will be teaching brand new flex period courses at Jesuit High School teaching technology skills for the 21st century. Mr. Tsai will be teaching...

Dinner with a show

Dinner with a show

February 19, 2015

Having opened near the end of 2014, Studio Movie Grill is a movie theater that serves its customers a meal that they can eat while they watch their movie. Established in 1999 in Dallas and spreading from there, Studio Movie Grill can provide Jesuit...

Jesuit's reaction to the drought

Jesuit’s reaction to the drought

February 3, 2015

Unless someone is living under a rock, most Californians are aware of the drought this state is facing. Recent rains have helped hydrate California's drained water reserves; however, much more rain needs to fall before California is out of this drought. According...

Enriching our education

Enriching our education

January 20, 2015

One of the many recent additions to Jesuit High School is the option for students to take enrichment courses. Enrichment classes were created to offer students something more in the direction of an co-curricular type course during the school day and...

Life-changing donations

Life-changing donations

January 15, 2015

It is that time of the year again when Jesuit students donate blood in the Jesuit High School’s annual blood drive. Jesuit students came into the Little Theater throughout the day to sacrifice their time and blood.  Despite the loss of blood in the Little T...

The finals countdown

The finals countdown

December 15, 2014

Finals seem like a frightening and daunting task when they first come around for any freshman, but if a student knows how to study for his finals, then he doesn't have to worry. Finals are meant to assess everything that a student has learned over...

Necessary relaxation

Necessary relaxation

December 15, 2014

Christmas break, for most Jesuit High School students, is the most wonderful time of the year. Some stay home and celebrate Christmas with their close family while others go on vacation for two weeks while school's out, so we decided to ask a few marauders what...

Under the burden of JUG

Under the burden of JUG

December 4, 2014

“You have JUG!”  A dreaded sentence that is directed to a Jesuit High School student consists of a simple three syllable phrase. However, despite JUG being a central facet of student life that is joked about, talked about, and given every day, one...

Jesuit running to feed the hungry

Jesuit running to feed the hungry

November 24, 2014

Now a Thanksgiving Day tradition in Sacramento, the annual Run To Feed The Hungry will celebrate another Thanksgiving with over 28,500 participants on November 27. The Run To Feed The Hungry started in 1994.  Only 796 runners participated in the inaugural...

General Brooks: a life dedicated to service

General Brooks: a life dedicated to service

November 21, 2014

  The motto "Man for Others" is often shown through seemingly unattainable examples such as the saints or Jesus. While many students understand the message, the reality of the situation seems impossible. This changed on Nov. 19 when General Vincent...

A Unique Perspective on School in the U.S.

A Unique Perspective on School in the U.S.

November 20, 2014

Adapting to a new school is not always easy to do, but can you imagine adapting to an entirely new country? That is exactly what senior Jong Ho Lee had to do last year when he came to study at Jesuit High School  from his homeland of South Korea. Jong...