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This week, amidst the fervor of semester finals, graduation, and another round of construction, a giant leaves Jesuit College Preparatory School. Reverend Philip S. Postell, S.J., will be leaving the Jesuit community this week after 19 illustrious years as the widely loved president of Jesuit Dallas; Father Postell will join the team at Brophy College Preparatory School in Phoenix, Arizona...
On the first day back of second semester in 2011, Mr. Max von Schlehenried arrived to take over from a teacher who left after first semester. Even though he taught physics, Mr. von Schlehenried has another profession which he has been practicing his whole life: musical compositions. While practicing piano when he was 12 years old, Mr. von Schlehenried found an interest...
At 3:30 PM on Thursday, March 10, 2011, the Jesuit faculty met in Hughes Hall for an important announcement. As teachers processed in, the hall was abuzz with anticipation of the announcement of the new principal from Jesuit’s current principal and incoming president, Mr. Michael Earsing. Teachers hung on Mr. Earsing’s every word as he thanked the principal search committee for their...
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...
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...
Opening up a volume of a Scott Stamp Catalogue, Fr. C.A. Leininger, S.J.  peruses the densely filled pages of stamps and price values, identifying a certain group, or set, from his pile of unorganized stamps.After carefully soaking the set in water, he lays them face down on a newspaper, preserving the illustrations while removing them from the envelope they...
  “New Teacher Orientation” is one reason why the faculty and the teacher-student relationships at Jesuit are so great.  According to Mrs. Elise Stewart (Director of Faculty Development), who made this program what it is today, the New Teacher Orientation “is a mentorship program where veteran teachers are assigned to new teachers to prepare them for their journey towards becoming Ignatian...
“The Alumni Service Corps (ASC) is a volunteer opportunity available to Jesuit College Prep graduates to devote a year of their lives in service and thanksgiving for their Jesuit education. It is a unique opportunity for participants to give back to their alma mater during a year between college and a career or graduate school. There are a number...

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