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From acting on stage to writing plays to filming, Jesuit's new Stage and Film director, Mr. Carlos Acevedo, has done it all. Impressively in both theater and film, he has directed, acted in, produced, and written plays, musicals, and Spanish films and soap operas. Coming from a professional theater background in his home country of Puerto Rico and the U.S.,...
3 am.  Sweat dripping down his face, a hard-working Junior labors away at another physics problem set.  Eyes dilated, face winced, he looks with existential dread at the unread pages of the Iliad.  Quiz? Test? Essay? Homework?  For many, sacrificing sleep is simply the price one pays for academic success.  Surely there had to be a better way? Meet Will...
  As college tuition increases at approximately 8% per year, prices for higher education are increasingly “out of control,” as Forbes Online contributor Steve Odland notes.  Expounding on the costs of college, Gordon Wadsworth, author of The College Trap, states: “If the cost of college tuition was $10,000 in 1986, it would now cost the same student over $21,500 if...
A staple of the beginning of every year, Jesuit welcomes a wide array of faculty this school year, ranging from the ASC Corp, to new instructors to fill the gaps of retired teachers and teachers who have left, and to new behind-the-scenes faculty in the athletic wing and the front office. For  many teachers, this is their first experience...
“Kay is somebody of strong opinions. She is feisty and is very dedicated to the school and Jesuit’s education, but she is also very caring. She is certainly capable of standing up for herself.” - Fred Donahue, Admin. Go back 43 years ago to a time when 3D-television was a thing of dreams, when Jimi Hendrix serenaded the country with...
New shoes squeaking, the freshmen burst through the Hall of Honors, and dart to their first high school classes.  They are in for quite an experience: new year, new places, new classes, new faces. However, the class of 2022 is not the only new addition to our community. This fall, Jesuit welcomes eleven new faculty and staff members to our...
Although there are many strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries, there is one berry that presides among all of them; Ian Berry! Mr. Ian Berry ’07 was born at Presbyterian Hospital and grew up in the Lake Highlands area. Until sixth grade he attended The Highlander School, a small school off Plano road. After graduating, he moved on to another small school called The...
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...

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