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The theme for Jesuit’s Awarefest and Issues Day this year was clean water, a serious problem in the world we live in, even though we may not always see it firsthand. The booths at this year’s festivities included the Environmental Club, Medical Society, 24/7, the Pro-Life Club, the Social Justice Club, Irish Heritage, Interact, and Millions for One, with the...
Six students from el Instituto de Ciencias, the Jesuit high school of Guadalajara, Mexico, and the largest of the country, arrived in Dallas February 1, 2011, as a part of the seven-week exchange program between their school and Jesuit Dallas. Though the two schools have worked in conjunction on projects for six years now, the exchange program is in its third...
On the first day of school, 2011, Brooks Oliver walked through the doors and prepared for his classes. This man, however, was no longer a student at Jesuit. He was one of the newest additions to Jesuit’s Alumni Service Corps, a program started two years ago. But teaching wasn’t his only contribution that he brought back to Jesuit. Having graduated in...

JBA

After two weeks of inactivity, Jesuit students gathered once again on Sundays, February 28 and March 6, 2011. Players were eager to get back on the court to showcase their skills and improve their team’s standings.  The Crew remains a controversial fixture atop the league, with their uncanny ability to shoot more ridiculous shots than any other team in the...
Last Monday, February 21, 2011, more than five hundred grandparents of Jesuit students flocked to the Jesuit campus for Grandparents Day. The event consisted of a short slideshow and presentation by Jesuit faculty followed by a grandson-grandparent brunch. Grandparents enjoyed spending the morning with their grandsons at school, as it is such a rare thing that they get to do. The...
2011-2012 Student Body President and Vice President: Tim Nguyen and Chris Wallace 2011-2012 Senior Class Officers:   Jordan McRae – President Mark Diaz-Arrastia – Vice President Alex Wilcox – Representative   2011-2012 Junior Class Officers: Basil Seif – President Jeff Ackels – Vice President Dennis Kamara – Representative 2011-2012 Sophomore Class Officers: Tom Huber – President Connor Uber – Vice President Matt Mazzini – Representative 304 people attempted to vote, but 21 votes were voided. 25.7%...
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...

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