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Food drive: we can do better.

Food drive: we can do better.

December 4, 2018

Jesuit High School is currently halfway done with its annual Food Drive, “Operation Cratchit,” which it hosts from Nov. 26 to Dec 7. All proceeds go to Stanford Settlement, a charity that provides food to low-income families. Participating is a gr...

Restructured Freshman Service

Restructured Freshman Service

November 29, 2018

Jesuit High School freshmen have always been able to choose when and where they do their service hours, and for many former freshmen, it was a stressful task. To help relieve this anxiety the Christian Service Department changed the way freshmen do t...

 Assistant Dean of Students Mr. Keegan Smith at work in the Dean’s Office

Man for all jobs

November 13, 2018

Educators tend to wear a diverse set of hats. But few have had more experience in different aspects of campus life than Assistant Dean of Students Mr. Keegan Smith. Before working at Jesuit High School, Mr. Smith had worked at multiple schools in the...

Camden Rothleder taking a selfie with his Camp ReCreation cabin group after playing kickball and basketball.

Unapologetically joyous

November 8, 2018

Before my immersion, I viewed my scheduled week at Camp ReCreation as a way to finish up my Christian Service requirements; however, the week turned out to be a transformative experience that redefined how I saw the disabled community. Since 1983, Camp...

Jesuit's new dress code

Opinion: Why the new dress code?

November 6, 2018

We have a new dress code here at Jesuit High School. While many have been saying that the changes are relatively drastic, realistically they’re not. We have gone from having to wear a collared shirt to a Jesuit collared shirt, and the pants policy is ...

Obinna Okoye '19 during rehearsals for

Who is the elephant man?

November 2, 2018

Yesterday (Nov. 1) Jesuit High School’s adaptation of the play “The Elephant Man” premiered in our very own Black Box Theatre. The play deviates from other performances Jesuit has produced in the past. Jesuit Drama Artistic Director Ed Trafton ...

Why no Halloween costumes?

Why no Halloween costumes?

November 2, 2018

Summer has come to an end. As the days become shorter and the air begins to chill, anticipation for the coming autumn and winter holidays mount ever greater, starting with Halloween. Both Christian Brothers High School and Saint Francis High Schoo...

New set of eyes

New set of eyes

October 31, 2018

At the Dean’s Office at Jesuit High School, Mr. LaRoddric Theodule works with a sense of optimism as he navigates his first year as the new Dean of Students. The new face of the Dean’s Office brings many years of teaching and coaching experie...

Open house: what goes on

Open house: what goes on

October 31, 2018

On Oct. 21st hundreds of middle school students and their families visited Jesuit High School and experienced a special look at the programs Jesuit has to offer. Clubs, athletics, campus ministry, broadcasting, and academic departments all showcased ...

Camden Rothleder '19 | The Plank

Face your college

October 31, 2018

Every year, Jesuit High School juniors and seniors search for the perfect college. Alumni advice, online research, and campus visits all flood students with information, and students have to swim through an array of details to pick which school is best fo...

A younger Mr. Lawrence Simon '13 (middle) standing with his cousins Paul Simon '13 (left) and Emanuel Stephen '13 (right)

Reflection of a Jesuit education

October 23, 2018

Physics teacher Mr. Lawrence Simon ’13 is one of the newest members of our staff at Jesuit High School. Just like other faculty alumni, Mr. Simon once roamed the halls as a student. However, physics did not come to Mr. Simon naturally. “I sucked...

What is “The Elephant Man”?

What is “The Elephant Man”?

October 18, 2018

Jesuit High School Drama has been engrossed in preparing for the fall play, “The Elephant Man.” Most students, however, have never heard of the play nor much of its origins, so what is “The Elephant Man”? Bernard Pomerance, an American playwright, c...