The Plank - Student Life

Plank Article Matin Sayareh '25

Chess is growing in popularity at Jesuit

Chess is an abstract strategy game that requires two players. Each player controls 16 pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks, two bishops, two knights, and eight pawns. The objective of the game is to “checkmate” the opponent’s king by leaving them with no options to move. However, there are also several ways that a game can end in a draw.

Plank Article Jason De Guzman ’25

Stop Asian Hate movement encourages respect in America

Ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, hate crimes against Asian Americans have increased throughout the country. In response, the Stop Asian Hate movement was created in order to increase awareness and speak out against these crimes. Now, two and a half years after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Jesuit High School Sacramento community reflect back on those troubling times.

Plank Article Matin Sayareh '25

STAR Crew spreads the good news of Jesuit High School

Coming to Jesuit High School Sacramento as a freshman from middle school can be exciting, but it can also be difficult not knowing what to expect. Director of Admissions Mr. Matthew Ramos ’05 wanted to address this issue so he created the Student Team of Ambassadors for Recruitment or STAR Crew.

Plank Article Tyler Pham ’24

Jesuit welcomes shadows back to campus

Graphic by Enoch Cheng '23

The 2022-2023 school year at Jesuit High School Sacramento offers multiple shadow days for up-and-coming ninth graders. The first Shadow Day will take place on Monday, October 24. These shadow days offer future students a chance to visit and experience what Jesuit has to offer.

Director of Admissions, Mr. Matthew Ramos ’05 is excited to share the unique opportunity of experiencing a day at Jesuit.

Plank Article Andrew Maulino ’24

Jesuit Rovotics Team works hard, takes international win

While many students were enjoying the start of summer vacation, the Jesuit High School, Sacramento Rovotics team (Jesuit’s Robotics team company) defeated an international group of high schools and universities at the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Underwater Robotics Competition in Long Beach, California. The team’s thorough preparations last year helped them secure their victory and continue the hard work for this year’s competition.