Tuesday, October 5, 2021

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The year is 2012. Mr. Nielson steps up to his piano, takes a deep breath, then lets his genius flow out through his melodic piano tune: "Sr. Paco tiene mandatos: de-este-vaya-sepa-sea."Connor Kerl '15 sings along to the jingle in his Honors Spanish II class at Jesuit, helping him understand the Spanish subjunctive mood. Seven years later, he graduated from...
A few weeks ago, as you walked into the info commons, several objects caught your eye: a few games, some house models, some statues, shields, tridents, Polyphemus, some mosaics, a bow, and a giant loom. What exactly are these for, you might ask? These are a few works done by Latin students for their Winter Project.  The Art ProjectThe Winter...
From October 22 to November 4, 11 students from Leo XIII, a Jesuit high school in Milan, Italy, stayed with 11 students from Jesuit Dallas. While they were here, they attended classes and experienced our city and our school through Ranger Day, the homecoming game against Lake Highlands, a Mavs game, and a tour of SMU.The Italians participating in...
Since the reign of the Roman Empire, the culturally rich Italy has had a profound impact on Western Civilization. From the food we eat, to the language we speak, Italian influence is ever-prominent in today’s world.This year is the first year that Jesuit Dallas Latin students participated in an exchange program with students from Istituto Leone XIII, a Jesuit...
When most students hear the word “Latin,” they think of just another language course, one more item on the to-do list for graduation. Even worse, some students dismiss the class as useless, believing that no good can come from a dead language. However, such logic could not be further from the truth. Latin serves many practical uses in present...
Some might think that you have to travel across half of a country and a massive ocean to East Asia in order to experience China's unique culture. However, similar experiences sometimes lay right around the corner from you.Jesuit's Mandarin Chinese students recently trekked across the metroplex to a Chinese supermarket called 99 Ranch. Mandarin instructor Mrs. Margaret Rodriguez commented on...
A day when departed souls are said to return to earth, the Day of the Dead is a truly mystical holiday. Family members and friends, anticipating the return of the deceased, place out things such as flowers, food, and drinks to make their ancestors comfortable when they arrive. Also, the family members construct altars to honor these passing spirits, typically...
“Bon voyage!”Eight French students heard these farewells as they entered the airport in Toulouse, France. The group of students made their way over the pond to our home: Dallas, Texas. Here at Jesuit Dallas, the students greeted them with wonderful signs and smiling faces. Then, they met their host brothers and families that would host them for the next...

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