Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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Jesuits refer to many important Latin phrases and acronyms to remind them of their duties  throughout their lives. Ad Mejoram De Gloriam. Cura Personalis. MAGIS. Men for Others. They all call Jesuits back to their primary obligation: The Lord. However, few stand out more than the phrase "ad astra." Ad Astra is a Latin phrase meaning "to the stars," and the Ad Astra Award...
Graduation. A time of year where classmates, family, and friends get together to celebrate their previous successes. However, this year graduation gets a little more complicated for the Senior class of 2020 because of the Coronavirus outbreak. Jesuit Dallas usually holds their Senior Graduation ceremony at the auditorium on the SMU campus.  However, because of the COVID-19 outbreak this quickly...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9mQf1L4ypg&feature=youtu.be   Student-athlete. Jesuit Dallas is a school where the word student-athlete means something different. Outstanding education. Sublime sports. Challenging yourself on and off the field. Jesuit expects and harnesses the best out of its student-athletes, which is what makes it stand out. The Tom Wunderlick Award best exemplifies this idea. It is given to a student who has excellently managed to...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7HWw7vVW5A&feature=youtu.be Senior year. The year you're always looking forward to. Your brain thinks, "If I can just survive junior year, then I'll be fine because I can enjoy senior year." Applications turned in by first semester. Your life is changing, and you want to cram some last-minute memories before you go to college. One thing that seniors get to enjoy...
For the class of 2020, it has obviously been a difficult year. Their favorite events, final memories of their time in high school, such as prom and other senior rituals, are being cancelled. Furthermore, the uncertainty of this time is so massive that schools cannot postpone events, and are forced to cancel events until a later time. It can...
This past week I reached out to both of my science teachers and asked them how they were doing during these unprecedented times. This has been a huge time of adjustment where many feel overwhelmed due to rapid changes in their work or daily life. Fortunately, there’s always light in the dark! So, here’s my science teachers’, Mrs. Applegate...
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,...
On April 6, 2020, at 11:15 am, Dr. Lynn Tam released an email to all S.T.A.R.S. applicants informing them that for the first time in the program's history it had been canceled. The following message was sent to the applicants this morning: "In light of the current fluid COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on research, as well as in an...

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