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News Coverage of Jesuit Senior Service

Every Wednesday, a group of seniors go downtown to the Notre Dame School, a special services school for mentally challenged students. Located just off Woodall Rogers Freeway, the school seeks to provide not only an academic education, but a series of life skills that ultimately allow the student to become independent. The school is broken into four “grades” in which...
For the last fourteen years, Jesuit seniors have taken a Social Justice and Public Policy course in order to reflect on their service every week. Now, however, this class has been upgraded and renamed to the Service and Justice Capstone course. Director of Community Service Mr. Rich Perry, who has the most influence over the material and framework of the class,...
Jake Oliver. Rob Giltner. Jordan Mastrogiavanni. Basil Seif. These were the first words of Mr. Tom Garrison, Principal of Jesuit, who on Wednesday, August 26th, began the 2015-2016 Senior Service Orientation by mentioning the names of seniors from the Class of 2013 who have left a lasting mark on the legacy of the school. All 273 members of the...
The Commit, or Commit to Dallas, program is one that lives up to its name. With its Jesuit association only being a small aspect of the program’s reach, Commit is a city-wide organization that focuses on educational intervention equity, educational justice, and educational intervention strategies. Commit has only been at Jesuit for two years, but the program as a whole...
What do you do when your friend won’t let you ride his pet dragon? According to Jesuit’s Senior Drama Troupe, learning how to correctly express your emotions could get you a turn. Every Wednesday the Senior Drama Troupe, including seniors Scott Boudreux, Connor Capitillo, Tom Andrews, Mark Ross, Ian Stack, Joe Kaplan, Jacob Watts, Chase Scott, Luc Johnson, Patrick Jones,...
“Men for Others.” That’s what you commonly hear when you think about Jesuit and what you hear during prayer services. But what you probably don’t know is the full extent of the maxim, and what it means exactly. Jesuit’s motto is actually, “Men and Women for and with Others,” but what does it mean to be men for and...
Man has a long and colorful history with horses. Whether used as a means of transportation, exploration, war, agriculture, ranching or just a fun trail ride, we have established a very strong relationship. One that now has evolved into even more profound and meaningful ways in the field of healing. Equine therapy is a relatively new area of humans...
Therapy Dog Group is a senior community service project that enlists dogs to aid people with disabilities. Over the past two months, a group of ten Jesuit seniors led by Mrs. Cheryl Woolnough in the student affairs office have prepared their canine friends for action, training them to help needy persons. Students take their dogs to participating sites around Dallas...

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