The Plank - Features

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 Nick Venegas ’22

Tribute to a beloved Ignatian educator

Ms. Maureen Pryor began her career in education after graduating from Loyola Marymount University in 1974 with a bachelor’s degree in religious studies, and at the conclusion of this school year, Ms. Pryor moved on to her well-deserved retirement.

Plank Article James Fahey ’20

Technology for the community

Despite having a beautiful campus, Jesuit High School Sacramento had been seeing a noticeable increase in trash in the months before the school moved to remote learning. To combat the trash dilemma, Michael Equi ’20, along with the Bytes Robotics team, worked for months on a new robot called “Garbage Bytes” to serve as a mobile trash can.

Plank Article Henry Krueger ’21 Matthew Marsh ’20

When one door closes, another one opens

“You are never going to walk again; you are never going to move your hands.”

On May 6, 2017, a doctor from the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center uttered these words to Robert Paylor ’15, then a sophomore on the UC Berkeley rugby team. Paylor had sustained a spinal cord injury in the Varsity Cup Championship match against Arkansas State University.