Monday, September 21, 2020

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As we all know the Coronavirus or COVID-19 has affected many things, our personal life, school life, and much more. Many Juniors and anyone taking AP classes have been also affected due to changes in the ACT and SAT dates and the reformatting of AP exams as well. ACT + SAT The ACT canceled their April test, scheduled for the 4th,...
If there is any silver lining to the pandemic plaguing the United States and the world, it would be that the dogs are getting some extra companionship this Spring season. Dogs can warm even the coldest, most pessimistic heart, and that's something I and many of my peers could use now. Here are some of The Roundup Staff's canine...
I know this title is very aggressive and pessimistic. And to be honest, when I read it, it does seem a little hyperbolic. But I would have to say it probably is the best way to describe it. To many, it probably sounds very ironic for someone to say their fourth year of high school was the “worst.” After...
At Jesuit, sports are a significant part of lives where we strive to push our physical capabilities beyond their thresholds. To help our bodies prepare, we retreat to the weight rooms and gyms to add more resistance and to challenge our bodies further than the field, pool, or track can provide. As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, athletes who...
Jesuit is a Catholic High School and has a large group of Catholic students. However, there are also some students who go to the Jesuit that are of different religious backgrounds. Since we have this religious diversity, it's important to recognize it. After all, non-Catholic students at Jesuit are still part of its Catholic community, even though they may...
Coming from a public school, I never had the experience of an end-of-semester exam until my freshman year of high school. I remember my first ever December Assessment at Jesuit was Pre-AP Biology, and I was a nervous wreck, no idea what to expect nor really how to prepare. However, having now studied for and taken nineteen December Assessments with...
Ashton James Casey, age 17, lived a life trying his best to embrace the character of a virtuous person. He was born April 18, 2002, at St. Paul’s Medical Center to Benita and Michael Casey. Ashton lived in Frisco, Texas, his entire life and attended Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas in Dallas, Texas. Ashton always made sure that...
Getting your driver’s license has become a celebrated rite of passage for anyone who turns sixteen. This new-found freedom that comes with driving opens up a new world to a teen.  However, the statistics of traffic-related deaths are alarming and are a call to action.  Deaths among 15-22 year olds by traffic incidents represent twice the amount compared to...

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