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Mission/Immersion

News Coverage of Jesuit Mission/Immersion Trips

  An alumni of Jesuit, Mr. Ornelas is a very prominent member in our Jesuit society. Not only as a sophomore counselor, but also as a leader in the arrival of Jesuit's up and coming cultural committee for both parents and students.  Mr. Ornelas is also the current Director of Diversity. So, I was able to sit down with him and...
Eight years ago, Jesuit only hosted one immersion trip for the entire school. Today, Jesuit offers 6 different opportunities for students to travel and immerse themselves in a culture unlike their own. The 6 different trips currently offered include Nicaragua 1, Nicaragua 2, Rural Peru, Lima, Quito, and Alaska. Each trip is completely unique, offering an experience different from the...
Boarding a plane headed towards a new country or state, the Jesuit students wave goodbye to their families and embark on a trip that will give them an insight to the culture of their new home for anywhere from 8 to 14 days. But besides a glimpse into culture, these students will work to better the lives of the people...
A bustling group of young teenagers with the Jesuit logo plastered across their chest and elderly folks wearing their native clothes, approach a golden beach. Soon one group ventures into a separated small lagoon, marked by a shallow sand bar, while another settles down by some rocks overlooking the ocean. At the lagoon, the elderly wade into the water...
The Jesuit Medical Society, which originated around 2000 courtesy of Mrs. Jan Jones (current freshmen biology teacher) and Mrs. Linda Messer (a former Jesuit teacher), organized its first mission trip in 2002, then to El Salvador. This first trip only happened due to the work of Dr. Michael Tolle ’82, a student of Mrs. Jones in 1978 who asked...
It's nighttime and the city lights dimly illuminate the mountains as the plane descends.  Rushing through Customs, the officer stamps the student's passport to mark the beginning of their international journey.  For seven days over Thanksgiving break, eleven adventuresome Jesuit students embarked on an exchange trip to Guadalajara, Mexico for the first time in nearly a decade. In Guadalajara,...
  Their faces lit up with joy when they saw us walking into the schoolyard. Their cheers and gleeful laughter could be heard even in the upstairs room where we were eating breakfast. Their happiness was contagious, inspiring us to want to assist at the school as much as we could. On November 18, 2015, nine Jesuit students, both sophomores...
Last Sunday night, January 16, eleven members of the Jesuit community arrived back in Dallas after spending five days in El Paso, TX as a part of Jesuit’s second annual Border Immersion Program. Created five years ago by senior counselor Mr. Jack Fitzsimmons, the trip focuses on educating Jesuit students on what is one of today’s most pressing issues,...

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