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Nicaragua is the poorest country in Central America, grossing only $16.6 billion dollars in 2009.  It is a place where people toil long, hard hours as farmers and menial job workers to eke out a living. But what this country lacks in economic stability, it makes up for with colorful personalities and a vibrant culture unlike any others. On November...
Every Wednesday, a group of seniors go downtown to the Notre Dame School, a special services school for mentally challenged students. Located just off Woodall Rogers Freeway, the school seeks to provide not only an academic education, but a series of life skills that ultimately allow the student to become independent. The school is broken into four “grades” in which...
On November 16, the honors and regular French 3 classes departed on a field trip to take in the French art at the Dallas Museum of Art.  Before going to the museum, the students took a short detour to La Madeleine, feasting on fine French food and dining as they chose. It was quite a sight to see about 30...
It is always a festive and eye-opening experience for 8th grade students this time of year.  On Sunday, November 14, 2010, Jesuit opened its doors and campus to eager 8th grade students and their families to share what the Jesuit experience is all about. Students throughout the Dallas area flocked to Jesuit with a multitude of questions in mind. Students...
If you happened to pass by the foreign language commons a couple of weeks ago, you might have noticed the colorful and elaborate altar celebrating Dia de los Muertos or “Day of the Dead.” For those of you unsure about what that is, it can best be summed up as a holiday that occurs on the second of November and...
How is your back hand? Do you think you have what it takes to be the first Jesuit ping pong champion? If you think you do then you need to  join the first annual Jesuit Ping Pong Tournament, sponsored by Student Council and the Ping Pong club. The tournament will invite doubles teams to compete in single elimination brackets. The Ping-Pong...
Ask any of the juniors who are in a physics class about what they have done in the past few weeks and they will probably respond with something about creating a film that illustrates Newton’s “Three Laws of Motion.” Within the short film, students were required to provide explanations and examples of at least two of Newton’s laws. According...
Eighteen years ago in 1992, Jesuit’s enrollment totaled 736 students, the science wing did not exist, nor did the new hallway of classrooms past teacher offices. The football and baseball fields showed extreme signs of wear as patches of yellowish brown dead grass covered them, artificial turf was not even a consideration. A large, stage production auditorium occupied the now student commons...

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