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About 40 students and faculty members filter into the chapel. There is a low buzz of conversation until the voices are hushed and a calm silence falls over the people gathered. They have reconvened on a Monday night in late April to celebrate Mass, share a meal, and reflect on what they have all just experienced a month earlier:...
  It is Saturday morning, September 28th on the 28 acres, and instead of campus being vacant, about 500 restless eyes gaze upon the school, ready to take on their first of many retreats.  A highly anticipated event, the Freshman Retreat is a great bonding experience for all first-year Jesuit students because it represents their first major opportunity to really...
Junior year is widely considered to be a year of transition, not just at Jesuit but at high schools around the country.  It is a year when students begin to prepare for the next stage of their lives, a year when they look back on everything that marked their upbringings and look ahead to everything that will mark their...
For many students, the highlight of the school day is lunch. It offers time for talking with friends, eating, and of course a little gaming. On April 11th at this year's sophomore retreat, however, that wasn't the case. Of course, the students enjoyed playing basketball against their peers, mini golf, and the delicious crispy chicken fried steak. For this...
While the freshman class adjusts to Jesuit, they reflect on the beginning to of their high school experience and what it means to be a “man for others” through meditation, a reading of the life of Saint Ignatius, discussion, and sports. The freshman retreat is an event hosted by Jesuit to acquaint class members with each other and to...
The sophomore class entered their retreat blind, unaware of how they would spend their next eight hours. Most sophomores shuffled out of their cars early in the morning, expecting another day filled with team building activities and sleep-inducing lectures. These negative expectations seemed to be coming true, as the final bus arrived late. Needless to say, there was a lot...
All images courtesy of Joe Zagielski '21 of The Last Roundup On Monday, October 7, the freshmen showed up to school ready to build new friendships. Each member of the class of 2023 was put into a group at the beginning of the day. Each of these groups was assigned a trained senior leader to guide team and faith-building exercises...
Praying, meditating, and all things religious. That is what a retreat is all about, right? Well, not exactly. Jesuit's retreats focus on uniting each individual class into a strong , structured community in addition to helping students grow closer to God. On Wednesday, April 24, a day of fun activities, insightful talks, and bonding experiences highlighted the day's events for the...

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