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Profiles of Members of the Jesuit Community

For the past 26 years, Mrs. Jody Klickman has been an institution at Jesuit College Prep. The veteran Spanish teacher has taught countless students at Jesuit over the years, serving in several different capacities as a member of the faculty, including co-chair of the Language Department for the past seven years. Her lengthy career of educating high schoolers...
The bell rings, and another one of Mr. Profitt's World History AP (WHAP) classes begins. Some students take out their notebooks, apathetically scribbling down words and broad ideas. However, some students in the back corner seem to be paying more attention than others. Taking detailed notes, the students furiously scribble in their journal, taking note of all Mr. Profitt...
“Teach us to give and not to count the cost.” — St. Ignatius of Loyola   Aptly displayed on the Jesuit Auction homepage, this revealing excerpt from Ignatius’ prayer demonstrates the larger goal for the annual Jesuit Auction: generosity. Jesuit Dallas strives to make admission available to all qualified applicants, regardless of availability to pay, and this auction goes a long way...
In the heat of finals and convocations, we often focus on the students’ experiences. The deadlines. The pressure. The rewards. But we tend to forget about the people who make it all possible, the faculty and staff. On May 18, Jesuit hosted its Faculty and Staff Appreciation Banquet. Along with dinner and presentations, 10 hard-working faculty and staff members received...
CLICK-CLACK-CLANK.  The sound of the vintage keys striking the black ink-strip fills the room.  For freshman Nathan Volle-Kobell, these are soothing sounds. The Roundup recently got to interview Nathan Volle-Kobell '21 about his marvelous collection of typewriters, and collections in general. Why did you decide to come to Jesuit? "The reason for why I came to Jesuit is because of how...
"I called him My Superman. And during his life, he personified the attributes of the Man of Steel."  Ruth Edmond, devoted wife of 53 years Jesuit's first black graduate Charles Edmond '58 passed into the embrace of God on April 12, 2018.  Battling Parkinsons Disease, he was 77.  He is survived by his wife Ruth, son Charles, daughter Jonna, and...
Have you ever wondered where the name for the Rich Harrington Way street sign on the north side of the school came from? Rich Harrington ‘95 was a selfless, dedicated, and caring Jesuit student and athlete who fit all of the aspects of the Profile of the Graduate. He loved the atmosphere of brotherhood at Jesuit and enjoyed serving others...
Fifty pound medicine bags, nine students, six doctors, three days, two teachers, and one mission. Jesuit students were playing Uno on the filthy airport floor in Guatemala City, excitedly sharing their spring break plans and interest in medicine. Advised not to pet the wild dogs, they rushed into dented vans, roused by the deafening roars of motorbikes and the...

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