Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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The year is 2012. Mr. Nielson steps up to his piano, takes a deep breath, then lets his genius flow out through his melodic piano tune: "Sr. Paco tiene mandatos: de-este-vaya-sepa-sea." Connor Kerl '15 sings along to the jingle in his Honors Spanish II class at Jesuit, helping him understand the Spanish subjunctive mood. Seven years later, he graduated from...
From October 22 to November 4, 11 students from Leo XIII, a Jesuit high school in Milan, Italy, stayed with 11 students from Jesuit Dallas. While they were here, they attended classes and experienced our city and our school through Ranger Day, the homecoming game against Lake Highlands, a Mavs game, and a tour of SMU. The Italians participating in...
Since the reign of the Roman Empire, the culturally rich Italy has had a profound impact on Western Civilization. From the food we eat, to the language we speak, Italian influence is ever-prominent in today’s world. This year is the first year that Jesuit Dallas Latin students participated in an exchange program with students from Istituto Leone XIII, a Jesuit...
A few weeks ago, as you walked into the info commons, several objects caught your eye: a few games, some house models, some statues, shields, tridents, Polyphemus, some mosaics, a bow, and a giant loom. What exactly are these for, you might ask? These are a few works done by Latin students for their Winter Project.   The Art Project The Winter...
Freshly brewed tea being ceremoniously poured and drank, dumplings preparing in a steamer, sweetened rice cakes being munched on by hungry students, and an assortment of other cultural foods rapidly being consumed, students gathered together to celebrate the Lunar New Year. The Jesuit Chinese Club has been putting on a Lunar New Year annually going on several years now in...
When most students hear the word “Latin,” they think of just another language course, one more item on the to-do list for graduation. Even worse, some students dismiss the class as useless, believing that no good can come from a dead language. However, such logic could not be further from the truth. Latin serves many practical uses in present...
“Bon voyage!” Eight French students heard these farewells as they entered the airport in Toulouse, France. The group of students made their way over the pond to our home: Dallas, Texas. Here at Jesuit Dallas, the students greeted them with wonderful signs and smiling faces. Then, they met their host brothers and families that would host them for the next...
1:00 pm at DFW Airport on Saturday, March 9. Ten Jesuit Dallas Students, two faculty members, and one Traveling Sousa boarded a Boeing 777-200 bound to Paris, France. After one final goodbye to our families, American and French, the students walked past the iconic wishbone into the line for security, ready for our excellent adventure. Snacking on the quintessential...

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