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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...
We sat down with Fr. Hooks and Mr. Lugo to learn about the life of a Jesuit and to ask them some questions about their lives, their time at Jesuit, and their future.
The shrill sounds of a beeping alarm clock wake senior Connor O'Neill up at 5:45 a.m. Rubbing his eyes, he throws a shirt and shorts on and, grabbing his keys, makes the early morning drive up to school. After a grueling yet refreshing morning run, Connor begins his school day, working through his all-honors/AP schedule while fighting the urge...
Jacob Palisch '17, who you might have heard of as he was our starting quarterback who led us to two straight district titles, a Stanford University baseball commit and a member of the varsity basketball team, was more than qualified to be nominated for the prestigious Davey O'Brien award, an award which recognized both his athletics as well as...
Because this is a high school publication, most articles on The Roundup feature student events and achievements. However, Jesuit Dallas is much more than just high school boys. Without our faculty and staff, Jesuit Dallas would be a very different place indeed. This article serves to recognize Mr. Williams, a counselor and teacher at Jesuit for many years, and his...
The whole rugby locker room shakes before the game.  With music blaring, players shouting, and rugby balls flying around, the team feeds off of each other's focused energy before walking out on the field.  As kickoff approaches, the starting 15 binds in a circle under their defending goal post, surrounding their captain, Eric Miller.  Miller leads the team in a prayer, offers...
God Bless America Oath Speech excerpt Hundreds of dazzled citizens gaze up at the large white dome, straining to see the historic event take place. The inauguration of a new president serves as a landmark event: the leader of the free world is being inaugurated in front of our entire nation, the peaceful exchange of power occurring before the people. Many of us...
Solemnly silent, the group of 51 students waits for the chaplain to speak. "The response is: Blessed be the Lord, my rock." The team responds in unison, "Blessed be the Lord, my rock." This is not a special occasion or public display; this is the Jesuit football team sharing a prayer in their locker room, minutes before kickoff. One of...

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