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Jesuit Magazine Spring 2020
Sophomore Brenden Sands works in Google Classroom to start his school day at home.

Distance Learning Days

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Jesuit High School Sacramento transitioned to remote learning on Monday, March 16. The school, which already had students utilizing a robust online

Jesuit Magazine Spring 2020
Image of Dean Theodule on phone at desk

Calls of Caring and Connection

Jesuit Sacramento is more than a school, it is a community. That means caring for our students AND their parents. Our administration team has been calling our families to let them know we are thinking of them and making sure they’re doing well. The calls also had an unexpected result for our Dean…

Plank Article Matthew Marsh ’20
Three students smiling in formal dress  by the chapel.

Renewed emphasis on the Grad at Grad

For over a decade, the Examen prayer enriches each afternoon at Jesuit High School Sacramento, winding down every school day with a reflection rooted in Ignatian spirituality, but this past year the Daily Examen has seen a small change.

Jesuit Magazine Spring 2020
Our Daily Examen During the Coronavirus

Our Daily Examen During the Coronavirus

Student Religious Coordinator Grant Houle ’20 took the lead in transforming the on-campus Morning Prayer and Daily Examen when Jesuit Sacramento moved to distance learning.

Plank Article Nick Venegas ’22

La Raza in Los Angeles

Serving others

Last February, the Jesuit High School Sacramento La Raza Club took their annual trip to Los Angeles and embraced their Hispanic and Latino heritage by serving impoverished groups who share the same ethnic background. 

Photo gallery Spring 2020

Art in Isolation

Dr. Madden’s Advanced Digital Media class writes visual essays sharing their experiences about this season of isolation. Each photo essay consisted of several panels. We pulled a few excerpts to share.

Jesuit Magazine Spring 2020

Shelter-in Spring Sees Music Blossom in New Ways

There’s something thoroughly Ignatian about finding God in music. St. Ignatius’s spiritual approach strives to touch the heart directly, and that is what music does, too. Music is literally beyond words. It is feeling and emotion that unifies the listener.

Jesuit Magazine Spring 2020

Celebrating Our Graduates!
A reflection from our senior class president

As freshmen, we began our journey on orientation day meeting our Big Brothers. They showed us the ropes here and helped us get comfortable in a new environment. As much as they helped, I attribute the sense of brotherhood to each of you. I remember that first day of freshman year having classes with complete strangers, but all you strangers welcomed me with open arms.

Jesuit Magazine Spring 2020
Scissor lift with man working on HVAC in the middle of the gym.

Barry Gym Renovation Project Update

The Barry Gym project, which began in summer 2019, qualifies as an essential infrastructure project in California, and even under the stay-at-home orders, Phase Two

Jesuit Magazine Spring 2020

Connections

Former JHS Principal Fr. Fran Stiegeler, S.J. (1994-98), has a favorite saying: “A ship in the harbor is safe; but that’s not what ships are for!” I think an analogous saying would be: “Jesuit High School has a beautiful campus. But that beauty is lost if there are no students and faculty, players and coaches, parents and alumni to enjoy its benefits of providing an environment for the many aspects of a Jesuit Education.”