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The Dean behind it all

The Dean behind it all

December 15, 2016

Jesuit High School’s Dean of Students, Mr. Timothy Warren ‘70, does not just hand out JUG, he also plays a critical role in the the development of the school. Mr. Warren has a long history at Jesuit, dating back to his time as a student. Mr...

Jesuit’s Canned Food Drive

December 1, 2016

The annual Jesuit Food Drive is underway and it’s up to the students of Jesuit High School to provide food for families in the Sacramento area this holiday season. Jesuit’s Executive Council, which runs the food drive each year, has set a goal...

In the spirit of giving

In the spirit of giving

November 29, 2016

Jesuit High School’s Men’s and Boy’s Winter Coat and Shoe Drive began on Nov. 28 and will continue up until Dec. 9. This annual event allows Jesuit students and their families to contribute to the push to help the poor in the Sacramento area. ...

Saucy Stallion

Saucy Stallion

November 28, 2016

Fifty-two years ago, the Jesuit High School Plank interviewed a white stallion known as Elmer. He was an aging horse, one who loved the simple things: sleeping and eating. Elmer also loved a stunning white racing horse that lived nearby. Everyday, he...

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,...

Leaders committed to change

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

Filed under Student Life

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...

Another successful 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

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

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 ...