Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Authors Articles by Mark Trottier '24, Associate Editor

Mark Trottier '24, Associate Editor

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Hobbies allow for relaxation and a sense of escapism from the responsibilities of everyday life. I had the opportunity to sit down with Casimir Kenjarski '24 to discuss how he escapes with his hobby of reef keeping and building terrariums. What's a Terrarium?  "It's an ecological habitat you set up for pets; people have been doing it for a long, long...
On October 16, 2021, Ursuline Academy of Dallas along with Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas hosted its annual homecoming dance. The Freshman/ Sophomore dance was held at Ursuline Academy, while the Junior/Senior dance was held at Jesuit Dallas. The underclassmen homecoming dance was a night filled with jubilee and excitement, especially for the class of '24, as they missed...
On Wednesday, September 22nd, Jesuit Dallas Hope Squad led the school in two prayer services. "Hope Squad is an organization led by students and faculty on approaching mental health and suicide prevention." Due to social distancing in the Terry Center, the first prayer service consisted of seniors and freshmen, while the second prayer service was attended by sophomores and juniors....
Over the last couple of weeks, COVID- 19 cases have soared nationwide and in Texas. Dallas County currently has a 13.26% positivity rate. Meaning every COVID-19 test administrated 13.26% come back positive. Compared to early in the year we saw Dallas County at Positivity levels of 3-4 percent. The new COVID-19 cases lead to the mask mandate announcement. On Monday,...
On Monday, May 17, Jesuit Dallas held its annual freshman convocation. Freshman convocation is a time for students to be awarded for their hard effort throughout the year. Jesuit handed out a total of 56 awards to 37 individuals, along with ten scholarships and 7 Prinicipal's Magis Awards. Academic and Extracurricular Awards Ben Albus Spanish 1   Gustavo Aldrey Honors Algebra 2 French 1 English 1   Dominic Arra Algebra...
In the last week of April in 2021, Jesuit Dallas Hope Squad held its first annual Hope Week. This week provided an opportunity for students to continue meeting Hope squad members, and it allowed for students to participate in mental health awareness activities. On Monday, Hope squad members handed out positive affirmation notes, attached with lifesavers outside the cafeteria. On Tuesday, Students were...
On March 2, Jesuit Dallas held its inaugural National Day of Hope. Hope Squads members handed out fliers and TAG cards raising awareness about mental health. The goal of The National Day of Hope was to spread awareness about mental health throughout Jesuit. As well as, formally introduce Hope Squad members to the Jesuit community. Hope Squad members did this...
On February 15-19, as students across Texas had classes canceled, residents in DFW saw 3-5 inches of snow across the week. Teachers had to quickly shift lesson plans and prepare for the storm. I recently had the opportunity to interview freshman guidance counselors Mr. Marr and Mr. Murphy about his storm preparations and story. Interview - Mr. Marr Are there any...

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