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Authors Articles by Will Aberger '17

Will Aberger '17

Will Aberger '17
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While he doesn’t possess any real magical powers, Mr. Billingham’s ability to instill a genuine enthusiasm for math inside teenagers is almost supernatural. For the previous 20 years, very few classes have enjoyed Billingham’s wizardry, as he switched from a full-time teacher to Jesuit’s Technology Director in 1996. However, this past year Billingham returned to his “absolute first love...
"Ranger Day is the best day to be a Ranger," according to the Jesuit Dallas Wikipedia page. A staple of Ranger Day, the Chariot Races pit freshmen homerooms against each other as they compete to determine which homeroom is the fastest. For the past two years, Robotics has taken on the role of designing and making the chariots for the homerooms. The...
350 of Dallas’s finest high school journalists gather under one roof at Union Station, each one hoping to celebrate another year of service to their school newspaper. On March 30th, The Roundup, as well as over 40 other high school newspapers, attended the 2016 High School Journalism Day (HJSD). Leaving Jesuit by bus around 8:00 am, 7 members of The...
When graduates look back on their time at Jesuit and the events that formed them into men for others, they surely remember the Junior Retreat and Cross Mass, a time-honored tradition at Jesuit. On March 23, this year’s juniors shared in this valuable experience as they embarked on a journey to become leaders in the community alongside their Jesuit...
Will Jesuit ever shift to iPad minis or pros? Why did Jesuit initially choose Moodle? Will the school ever use Google Classroom? These questions and more were answered during The Roundup’s Technology Press Conference with Jesuit Principal Mr. Garrison, Mr. Billingham, and Mr. Batik on Tuesday, January 26th. First, Mr. Billingham discussed how Jesuit agreed upon using Moodle, saying, “We had...
While most Jesuit students slept in till noon and watched Netflix all day long during Christmas break, Jesuit’s JV basketball teams were hard at work, competing in the Jesuit Christmas Tournament on December 28th and 29th. Kicking off the tournament, JV gold faced a rowdy Highland Park B team, a team hungry for an upset victory over one of...
Wrapping paper, bows, and tape cover the floor of the Terry Center. Presents are packed into boxes, ready to be delivered to the less privileged families that can't afford to buy gifts for Christmas. On Sunday, December 13th, Jesuit hosted its annual Adopt-a-Family service event as hundreds of Jesuit families and students gathered in the Terry Center to wrap presents...
In college basketball, programs often participate in early season tournaments to face tough competition outside of their conferences, tournaments that get teams ready for conference play and show them where they stack up against other top teams in the country. Similarly, Jesuit’s junior varsity blue and gold teams also played in an early season tournament in order to challenge...

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