Friday, July 30, 2021

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Set to open in April 2021, the Jesuit Natatorium has been a project in the making since early 2017. I decided to look at the new campus addition from an architectural standpoint. Through Mr. Alex Soich, Jesuit's Chief Financial Officer, I was able to ask the following questions of Jesuit's Architecture firm, HKS. Q: How long did the design process...
On Friday April 9th, during all lunch periods, a sourdough starter will be available for pick-up with a recipe to make sourdough bread. Sage spent the last month creating "Blessed Sourdough Starters" for every teacher as a sign of thanks for their hard work. Foodservice director Vinnie Tellini explained that Sage "has been growing our very own sourdough starter for...
Starting April 5, 2021, the long-time convenience for the senior class–their priority parking lot next to the school–will operate on a first-come-first-serve basis open to all grade levels.  “The change had been working in the background for many years, but we decided to finally enact it after so the parking lot could benefit all students,” commented Principal Tom Garrison. President...
A project with decades of history behind it and an unmatched show of generosity, the David A. Segal Family Aquatic Center presents the unique opportunity to enrich the educational experience and sports participation for Jesuit students. Also known as "The Gull," the state-of-the-art facility will house an eight-lane competition pool, a four-lane warm-up pool, and the latest in water sports...
This week, I had the opportunity to have a brief conversation with Coach Koch over the school food drive. Before we conversed, he provided me with some general information from the food drive this year: “Final count was 12,819 pounds donated to Catholic Charities of Dallas (2819 pounds from student can foods and a 10,000-pound donation from coaches). It...
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...
This past week Campus Ministry organized a prayer service about introspection and reflection over the last semester. While Prayer Services still look different than they used to, the spirit was still alive in this broadcasted-to-most experience.This Prayer Service began like it usually does with a prayer to invite the Holy Spirit in our presence. After this prayer, we listened...
Throughout much of this year, social injustice and inequality have been a very talked-about topic. After the brutal killings of George Floyd and many others by the police, the topic of injustice has called us to introspect and have conversations. In order to aid in these discussions, the Campus Ministry planned and held a series of prayer services. Because...

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