Nick Kasten ’22 is known by teachers and students to be a
brilliant and competent student as well as a remarkable musician.
His enthusiasm and special talents leaves a lasting impression on
the community of Jesuit High School Sacramento.
Ms. Jessica Fuentes, the administrative assistant for the offices
of Service and Justice and Campus Ministry, is a new face
supporting the Jesuit High School Sacramento community through
coordinating retreats, administrative work, and helping students
and faculty navigate their questions about Service and Campus
Charlie Diaz ’22 is a well rounded student, a hard worker, and an
accomplished individual. Along with being the CEO for Jesuit
Robotics, Charlie is a finalist for the National Merit
Scholarship Program, and has had his AP Research project
published in the Journal of Student Research.
Cameron Dunbar ’22, the Student Executive Council President of
Jesuit High School Sacramento, is always trying to make sure he
is setting a solid example for the rest of the student body.
Being a part of multiple sports and the Black Student Union,
Cameron has been involved in the Jesuit community and stepped up
as Student President.
The Jesuit High School Sacramento swimming season is about to
begin on March 2, 2022. The swimming team has gone two years
without the opportunity to compete at a high level due to
COVID-19, and they’re hoping to make a big splash this
The Muslim/Arab Student Union is the newest Heritage Club at
Jesuit High School Sacramento. Similar to the other heritage
clubs on campus, the Arab/Muslim Student Union works to give
students another place where they can feel welcomed.
After not having a cross country season last year due to the
COVID-19 pandemic, the Jesuit High School Sacramento varsity
cross country team was finally able to compete this year. The
team had a successful season finishing first in the Delta League,
first in the Division I Section Championship, and fifth at the
Division I State Championship.
Jesuit High School Sacramento students took a trip to Washington
D.C. for the annual Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice that
took place at the Washington Hilton Hotel throughout the weekend
of Nov. 6.
The group of nine students made the 2,500 mile trip with the
objective of increasing their understanding of justice while also
perpetuating it. While on the trip, the students visited
historical museums, took part in a night protest, and spent time
at the National Mall.
Beginning in 1968, Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month is a month
dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the history,
achievements, and culture of Hispanic people and the impact they
have had on the culture of the United States. The month is
celebrated each year beginning on Sept. 15 and ending on Oct.
During the month, Latinx and Hispanic students and teachers from
Jesuit High School Sacramento answered and explained what the
month means to them, who some of their Latinx role models are,
and why they believe it is important to celebrate the
The National Merit Scholarship is awarded to students who scored
the highest in the nation and the state on their PSAT and have a
history of academic excellence.
On Sept. 15, the program announced approximately 16 thousand
semifinalists across the nation, and Jesuit High School
Sacramento is lucky enough to count four seniors among that
group: Charlie Diaz ’22, James Irwin ’22, Mathew Mellas ’22, and
Robert Lee ’22.
To become a semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship is a
On Thursday, Aug. 26, and Friday, Aug. 27 Jesuit High School
Sacramento will celebrate the Mass of the Holy Spirit, an annual
Mass celebrated across all Jesuit schools. This Liturgy will be
the first time students gather together in person for Mass since
schools shut down due to COVID-19 back in March 2020.
Ahead of the second semester, Jesuit High School Sacramento made
a number of changes from the procedures used in the Fall. One of
the major changes was to the weekly schedule, specifically how
Wednesdays would operate.
The role of Student Executive Council President at Jesuit High
School Sacramento has always been to promote efficient
communication throughout the school, help maintain school spirit,
and organize the student body so that they may act with one
On Oct. 20, Jesuit High School Sacramento reopened its campus
with a hybrid class schedule and heightened safety
protocols. With so many rules and precautions to follow,
students and teachers have had to make adjustments, some finding
it harder than others to adapt.
A launch title for the PS5 that can also be played on the PS4,
“Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales” generated a lot of
excitement ahead of its Nov. 12 release. The game is an
“expansion” of the highly praised “Marvel’s Spider-Man” with the
campaign length estimated to be 12 hours long, roughly half of
the first game.
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.
“Among Us” came out more than two years ago, but has only now
become a mainstream sensation. First released on June 15, 2018,
the game has peaked this year with 438,524 concurrent players
solely on the video game service, Steam.