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Every Tuesday after school, members of Jesuit’s Car Club travel to the ASC house and work on various automotive projects from 4:00 to 5:45. One-off projects may range from personal car inspections to the repair of a donated BMW, but the club’s main and ongoing project has been the assembly of a Factory Five Type 65 Coupe. As the...
On October 22, 2021 Jesuit held their annual Ranger Day event as the main celebration of homecoming week. The day consisted of a pep rally, indoor games, outdoor games, and best of all the chariot races. This year the freshman homerooms were competing with their big brothers for the big brother trophy. The race consisted of many great themes...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNurOM8ngho&t=55s As our school's biggest events begin to unfold, the Jesuit Roundup decided to conduct a press conference with Principal Thomas Garrison to discuss the exciting news circulating campus. The video conference is above with a transcript below. *Note: Garrison's comments on masks were done a week prior to Jesuit's decision to go mask optional.  How close are we to being able...
Often characterized by academic, athletic, and social pressure, Freshmen year can be an overwhelming transition for most high school students. In just one year, you’re moving to a new building, meeting new people, taking challenging classes, and possibly thinking about your future. The stress can definitely get to you.  However, the community at Jesuit takes genuine concern for its Freshmen....
With the world becoming more and more digital, apps and devices are becoming more readily available to digitize things and make everything available online. While I still love the good old pen and paper, there are just so many cool and interesting applications and programs to streamline organization and make everything more compact (which I'm sure no one would...
In spring 2020, the Jesuit Food Justice Initiative was established. Their goal: using the excess food prepared by Jesuit’s food service vendor Sage to create meals for those in need.  How does it work? Every day, members of the Ignatian Service Corps or employees of SAGE package that day’s excess food into to-go meals to donate to various agencies. The program...
In this past week, we have seen the beauty of writing in its purest form through Harvard poet Amanda Gorman, whose clever use of alliteration and rhyme scheme combined with precise diction created an unforgettable inauguration speech on the national stage. Gorman shows us the power of writing, the power of words, and the power of a story that...
With winter break’s end and the spring semester kicking off, Jesuit Dallas acquired six new transfer students! So who are they? All from western states, new transfers came from Jesuit prep schools who share that “Men for Others'' mentality. Of course these students work to continue in spreading Jesuit culture and hope to experience such culture here. Nicolai Valenta, a freshman from...

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