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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...
The April 2011 senior level Forensics class field trip to the Bureau of Printing and Engraving in Fort Worth and the Federal Reserve (the Fed) in Dallas excited all of Ms. Catherine Clayton’s classes. Bus driver Coach Rick Leal unloaded us on the west side of the Federal Reserve. Security is very tight, and no one is allowed to bring...
On March 11, 2011, the day before Spring Break, Jesuit students and faculty took time out of their daily scheduled classes to celebrate Pi Day. No, not a celebration of the delicious dessert almost everybody loves, although there is widespread eating of pie on Pi Day, but a holiday commemorating the mathematical constant of pi ( ∏ ), which...
On Wednesday and Thursday of the past week, February, 23 - 24, 2011, students from Mrs. Mary Beth Farrell’s and Dr. Michael Degen’s Junior AP Literature classes participated in a unique reflection activity about their required reading material, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. This synthesis activity is known as a News Conference, where about half of the...
Having worked since the beginning of the second semester, the junior class of Jesuit has recently completed their Rube Goldberg project, one of the most important projects of the year. Rube Goldberg was an American cartoonist and inventor who gained popularity for his complex mechanisms that rendered simple results. The history of the Rube Goldberg project started four...
On January 28, 2011, nine Jesuit students were selected to attend the 13th annual Ethics Symposium at the Dallas Bible Church sponsored by the Shelton School.  The goal of the Symposium was to give students insight on the skills necessary to benefit the community. As is the norm for Jesuit students, we arrived ready and eager to start the day...

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