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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...

Serving Student Life

Serving Student Life

April 24, 2018

Alumni like Mr. Mike Barnes ’81 have invested themselves in Jesuit High School student life for many decades. Mr. Barnes, a former cheerleader and member of the Executive council, is still involved in the Jesuit community nearly forty years later, as a ...

Spring Soiree: PACE Auction and Gala

Spring Soiree: PACE Auction and Gala

March 22, 2018

One of the most important events hosted by Jesuit High School is the PACE Auction and Gala, which annually raises about $700,000-$900,000. The event is being organized by Auction Chairs Tracy Beckwith, Wendy Miller, and Liza Micheli and will be held t...

Justice for all

Colin Ryan '19, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

Filed under Features, Showcase Carousel, Student Life

Jesuit High School hosted its 11th annual Social Justice Summit last month. The goal of the Summit was to teach students about the Catholic social teachings on immigration. Students heard from different speakers throughout the week in order to learn more about these important issues. The Summit began with a schoolwide speech from Bishop Jaime Soto. He called on the Jesuit community to stand in solidarity with those who seek to enter our country. “They take a lot of harsh...

Clash of the Catholic schools

Clash of the Catholic schools

February 1, 2018

Jesuit High School and Christian Brothers High School are athletic rivals, but the relationship between the students at Jesuit and CB is different than your typical rivalry. Christian Brothers was founded as an all boys school in 1876, nearly 90 years pr...

Jesuit’s scouting populace

Jesuit’s scouting populace

December 15, 2017

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the nation’s largest youth development organizations committed to providing programs that build character, leadership skills, and personal fitness. At Jesuit High School, Boy Scouts have had an instrumental...

Merit-Based Scholarships: Why Not at Jesuit?

Merit-Based Scholarships: Why Not at Jesuit?

December 15, 2017

The Big Idea Jesuit High School has been known for its strong academics and outstanding sports programs while not offering Merit-Based Scholarships. So why has Jesuit not started to offer Merit-Based Scholarships? One obvious reason why Jes...

Teacher Transfer

Teacher Transfer

December 15, 2017

How often have you bothered to introduce yourself to the newest members of Jesuit High School’s teaching faculty? Have you ever bothered to catch a name? Well, I decided to investigate and learn more about one of Jesuit’s newest English teachers, Mrs. H...

Final preparations

Final preparations

December 14, 2017

The semester is coming to a close which means that as students across the nation get ready for Christmas break, they are also preparing for finals. While taking a 90-minute test for every class may seem daunting, there are studying strategies that ca...

Declassified: lunch line survival guide

Declassified: lunch line survival guide

November 28, 2017

Marauders love their lunch. Students bring a variety of foods to support their dietary needs, but beyond the world of igloo coolers and brown paper bags exists another option for Marauders to find their lunchtime sustenance: the cafeteria. Those who bu...