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Authors Articles by Kevin Babu '23, Associate Editor

Kevin Babu '23, Associate Editor

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I was born in India and am 15 years old. I have an interest in computer programming and am driven to succeed. I attend Prince of Peace Catholic School, and am now at Jesuit.
In October, Jesuit's freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will be focusing on one thing: the PSAT. This test, a precursor to the real SAT, examines a student's academic readiness for college. This is important for juniors because they have the the chance to earn national merit scholarships for their test scores. To this effect, Jesuit has partnered with the Ray...
On Tuesday, May 18, Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas held its annual Sophomore Convocation. These are the 2021 Sophomore Convocation Awards. The sophomores came together to celebrate the wonderful achievements they made throughout the year. Academic/Extracurricular Awards Andrew Abraham Men’s Chorus   AJ Adams Chemistry Spanish 3   Nick Archer Community Service Leadership   Kevin Babu AP World History   Nick Barber Spanish 3 Ceramics Throwing   Bennett Barron Stage and Film Writing Drama Club   Griffen Bass Mandarin 2   Ryan Beaudoin Music Appreciation 2 Honors...
Exploring classical Roman architecture, visiting the capital of the country, and walking across the famous Machu Picchu. All these trips are possible through Jesuit Dallas' global outreach program. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the trips for this year have been greatly affected. Types of Trips There are three general types of trips: Academic Immersion, Social Justice Immersion, and Cultural Immersion. These trips...
A panel of judges curiously observes the inner makings of a robot, reviewing the 3d models of the parts and the physical implementation of those simulated models. This was the FIRST Robotics Competition, where judges reviewed these robots. Date This period of judges watching and taking notes on the robots occurred on Saturday 6th, a week before Spring Break started. However,...
High school students earning college credit while in high school. Sounds impossible, but this is exactly what happens with the brand new Dual Credit program. Saint Louis University Partnering with Saint Louis University in Missouri, the 1818 Program (which named after the year SLU was established) gives high school students the chance to earn college credit. By enrolling in certain courses,...
As the crackling sounds of a saw fill the background, the robotics team members prepare for the challenges that lay ahead. The FRC (First Robotics Competition) team and the FTC (First Tech Challenge) prepare themselves to attend tournaments and win more competitions as a team. This competition requires intense preparation, and going from last semester and continuing into this...
Students come to class and take a short quiz over what they learned the previous week. They quickly work to finish all the problems, and once they finish, they hand over the quizzes to their instructor. The next day, the results are in. Most students received a 3 on their quiz, standing for mastery, increasing their overall grade. However,...
19Students tirelessly bubble in answers, sweat perspiring from their faces. For all four sections, they work diligently to receive the best possible score. Finally, the finish. Exhilaration and relief wash over them, exhausted by the past ordeal. The month of October kept Jesuit students busy in preparation for the PSAT. On October 14th, the entire junior and the freshmen gold...

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