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Authors Articles by Aaron Furton '17

Aaron Furton '17

Aaron Furton '17
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Imagine yourself in a different country, with a different language, different friends, a different school, and even different weather patterns. While these differences may seem intimidating to most, some are willing to take a leap of faith to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to a foreign country. For the first time in five years, Jesuit hosted exchange students from...
How do you make a book that seems boring and uninteresting enjoyable and fun to read? Humor-filled satire videos, of course! Last Monday, February 8th, juniors presented comical adaptations of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales in front of their peers. Juniors created short film parodies of scenes in the novel, adding a new layer of satire to Chaucer’s already satirical stories. Junior English teacher Mrs....
“Swimmers take your mark…” GO! Anxious swimmers dive off the blocks, hoping for best times and fast swims. On Wednesday, October 28th, the Jesuit swim team faced off against Plano and Plano East’s swim teams. Beating the other two teams, Jesuit came out on top and won. Swimming isn't easy, though, it requires a lot of dedication. Practicing from 6:00 to...
Take a second and imagine yourself walking to a Jesuit prayer service on Friday, walking with your group of tightly-knit friends, complaining about the impossible quiz you took yesterday. This regularly occurring event seems automatic as students and teachers walk to the Terry Center like a herd of sheep. On your left, facing the Terry Center, two large pieces...
 Slicing through the convict’s shackles, Pip, a young orphan, aids in freeing a captured criminal. Last Tuesday, September 8th, juniors preformed Charles Dicken’s Great Expectations in front of their peers. Juniors reenacted scenes from the novel, highlighting main character Pip’s adventurous life. English teacher Mr. Patterson “thought it would be cool to have juniors act scenes out in the classroom” and trying...
Jesuit is a place of intellectual growth. While some people enter their freshman year disliking math, many come to enjoy it by senior year. Moving from algebra 1 and in some cases all the way up to calculus, the Jesuit graduate will see a wide variety of math in his four years. Although many consider math to be confined...

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