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This past Tuesday, October 11, 2011, Ms. Sheryl Row took her senior Honors English Seminar class on a field trip to three Museums in the Fort Worth area. On the way there the students learned a neat Dallas history fact when they drove by Eagle Ford District 49 Grade School, the first school for Mexican immigrants in the Dallas...
Starting off the 2011-2012 year guns blazin’, the senior Honors English Seminar class recently finished the book Where Men Win Glory by the author Jon Krakauer. The book details the life of Pat Tillman, an ex-NFL Arizona Cardinal, who traded a life of fame and fortune to become an Army Ranger. Pat was inspired to join the military following...
In their four years at Jesuit, members of the class of 2012 have seen their school change around them in both the aesthetics of major renovations and in additions to personnel, with teachers funneling in and out over the past four years. But in the hustle of recent school excitements, 2012’ers may have overlooked a major change to their...
For three weeks this summer, a group of Jesuit seniors and juniors participated in our first ever Marine Biology course. Under the instruction of science teachers Mr. Ben Kirby and Dr. Todd Gruninger, students studied the basics of marine biology in the classroom at Jesuit for two weeks before traveling to the beautiful British Virgin Islands. During the first week,...
Last year, amid the weekly grind of tests, worksheets, and laboratory reports, Jesuit’s honors biology students were asked to write biology essays for a well-known science essay contest, the DuPont Challenge. Two students of long time Jesuit biology teacher Mrs. Jan Jones, sophomores Jimmy Buckley and John Ford, were given special acclaim, winning honorable mention for their essays. Each year,...
On a cold and windy morning last Monday, April 4, 2011, Jesuit sophomores arrived on campus with scaled-up models of molecules, ranging from testosterone to trinitrotoluene.  Students scurried through the back doors of the Terry Center, trying to hold together their constructions made of Styrofoam balls and wooden rods. Although the untimely gusts of wind may have shattered some students’...
Akos: Over the weeks before and during Spring Break 2011, Akos Furton (’12), Matt Tiritilli (’13), and Ryan Adams (’13) traveled to France to participate in a cultural immersion program. The three students all stayed with families in Lille, a major city in the northern region of France. We went to school for two weeks, taking classes in French to improve our...
When someone suggests going to Harry Hines or Oak Cliff they are often greeted by a grimace or a groan. Ms. Sheryl Row’s senior honors English Seminar class got to see why these areas are fascinating, integral pieces of Dallas culture especially Hispanic culture. Past the clubs, bars and railroad tracks rests Luna’s Tortilla Factory, a family business since...

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