The Plank

Plank Article Klarenz Basco ’22

Brothers in the Brotherhood

Five brothers, one school. 

The Maulino family has five brothers who have attended Jesuit High School Sacramento. Two of them, Chris ’08 and Nathan ’18, are alums, while Gabe ’21, Jacob ’22, and Andrew ’24 are still enjoying what the school has to offer.

Plank Article Matt Parks ’21

“What does it mean to be a Marauder?”: Teachers weigh in on the complex

In 1963, Jesuit High School Sacramento’s mascot was chosen to be the Marauders when the school was founded. This fall the significance and meaning of that mascot was explored by various perspectives within the Jesuit Community  — each member asked a variation of “In 2020, what does it mean to you to be a Marauder?” In this edition, teachers reflect on the different ways 2020 has challenged being a Marauder.

Plank Article Matt Parks ’21

Jesuit Administrators and Program Directors reveal what it is to be a Marauder amid 2020 challenges

Jesuit High School Sacramento’s mascot was chosen to be the Marauders when the school was founded in 1963. This fall the significance and meaning of that mascot was explored by various perspectives within the Jesuit Community  — each member asked a variation of “In 2020, what does it mean to you to be a Marauder?” This second edition explores the insights of Jesuit’s administrators and program directors.

Plank Article Matt Parks ’21

Coaches discuss what it means to be a Marauder in 2020

Established in 1963, Jesuit High School Sacramento’s mascot was chosen to be the Marauders. This fall the significance and meaning of that mascot was explored by various perspectives within the Jesuit Community  — each member asked a variation of “In 2020, what does it mean to you to be a Marauder?” Over the next two weeks, the responses will be released in a series of articles  — this first one visits the perspectives of Jesuit’s coaches.

Plank Article Matt Parks ’21

Opinion: Why a small change to our motto would make a big difference

Our motto, “Men for Others,” symbolizes brotherhood and community — the responsibility of asking not what you can do for yourself, but what you can do for others. While serving others is certainly an integral component for any community, we also must follow our calling to stand in solidarity as an act of justice, peace, and understanding — to be with one another. So, why not change our motto to “Men for and with Others?”

Plank Article Henry Krueger ’21

Seniors invited to Swing into Senior Year

Update: The “Swing into Senior Year” event has been postponed. The decision was made after Sacramento County, along with eleven other counties, reverted back to California’s most restrictive purple tier as case rates have recently seen an increase across the state.

Plank Article Coleman Dupre ’21

Faith During COVID

COVID-19 has brought many changes to our daily lives. Everything from attending school to getting groceries has a much different look due to the pandemic. Another aspect that has changed is our ability to worship.

Plank Article Jackson Sloat ’23

“Tenet” wins some battles, loses war

“Tenet” is an action-packed yet thought-provoking film directed by Christopher Nolan, which stars John David Washington, Robert Pattison, and Elizabeth Debicki. This mind-bending action thriller follows a secret agent (Washington) and his trusted friend Neil (Pattinson) as they try to prevent Sator (Kenneth Branagh) from starting World War III.