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The American College Testing, also known as the ACT, is taken by millions of high school students each year.  Like the Standardized Aptitude Test (SAT), the ACT includes an “optional” writing section.  However, unlike the SAT, which provides test takers with a broad, overreaching essay question, the ACT presents the test taker with a contemporary issue at hand. The...
This school year has been a great year for clubs. A multitude of clubs and organizations have been created, ranging from the Brothers for Others Club (which serves young people with Down syndrome) to the For the Love of the Lake Club (which promotes environmental awareness and responsibility). Out of all of these newly created clubs, however, some smaller...
On Thursday, January 12, 2012, Jesuit students filed in to the Terry Center throughout the day to participate in discussions on the topic of human rights at this year’s Issues Day. Issues Day is an annual event put on every January by the Jesuit social studies department. The event’s purpose is to educate students about current events on a...
In conjunction with reading the Swedish novelist Henning Mankell, the Honors English Seminar class visited the Jack Evans Police Headquarters on Lamar St. near downtown Dallas. Built in 2003, the new police headquarters houses 3,600 Dallas police officers who make up the 9th largest Police Department in the United States. Our tour began in the Chief of Police’s office and...
On November 8, 2011, Jesuit’s Star Wars and Theology Department put on an excellent presentation displaying the correlation between the Star Wars film franchise and Catholic theology. The presentations took place in Hughes Hall during the 4th, 5th, and 6th period lunches in front of a packed crowd of students and faculty. A theology teacher showed clips from some of...
On our second field trip as Senior Honors English Seminar students, we began at the Freedman’s Cemetery, established in 1861 as a resting place for African American slaves who died shortly after the Civil War. The Seminar teacher Ms. Sheryl Row introduced us to our guide for the day, her long time friend Donald Payton. After introductions Payton asked us,...
Every school year, sophomore teachers in the theology department plan a field trip strictly for the sophomores to the Holocaust Museum of Dallas, located on 211 Record Street in downtown Dallas. The day includes several presentations created by various teachers to reflect on the horrors of the Holocaust. “The trip allows students to reflect upon real world events and...
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...

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