Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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It's nighttime and the city lights dimly illuminate the mountains as the plane descends.  Rushing through Customs, the officer stamps the student's passport to mark the beginning of their international journey.  For seven days over Thanksgiving break, eleven adventuresome Jesuit students embarked on an exchange trip to Guadalajara, Mexico for the first time in nearly a decade. In Guadalajara,...
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...
One of the many benefits of being a Jesuit school, Jesuit Dallas has once again participated in the exchange program with Jesuit schools from Mexico, this year from Guadalajara and Torreon. In April this year, 7 students from 3 different Jesuit schools in Mexico came to our school for one month. The students arrived in early April and attended the...
The roaring engines fired up to full potential. The Airbus quickly gains speed as it zooms across the runway, gradually lifting its front wheel from the tarmac. The plane finally lifts off and disappears into the bright blue sky as it heads towards Italy. The Jesuit students watched as their Italian friends returned home. Four months later, on March 11,...
“Boy, those French! They have a different word for everything.” - Steve Martin, Comedian, Writer, Actor, and Musician. From February 2nd to February 17th, Jesuit hosted twelve French students from Le Caousou, a Jesuit school in Toulouse, France. A group of Dallas Jesuit students traveled to Toulouse to experience life in France. One chaperone left with each group to watch over...
Jesuit participates in numerous international programs, but one of the most interesting of these programs--mostly because it takes place right in our own hallways--is the exchange student program. The Peruvian exchange student program, run by Mrs. Maggard, recently invited ten students from a Jesuit school in Peru to attend Dallas Jesuit and live with a host family. It reached across...
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...
“My family in Mexico is like … I used to live with my grandma, and 2 cousins, with my father and mom, and we were 6 in the house ... now we are living just my parents and me in the house … There was no exchange program in my school (Bachillerato Pedro Arrupe, a Jesuit School in Mexico),...

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