Seven months after in-person classes were suddenly interrupted by
the COVID-19 pandemic, Jesuit High School Sacramento is prepared
to make its return to campus with a hybrid class schedule and
heightened safety protocols beginning Oct. 20.
On the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 22, in honor of National Voter
Registration Day, Jesuit High School Sacramento students were
invited to listen to presentations from Jesuit West High Schools
including Loyola High School of Los Angeles, Cristo Rey San Jose
and Bellarmine College Prep on how they can vote, the importance
behind it, and how they can be involved.
It goes without saying that Jesuit High School Sacramento’s
campus is impressive, accentuated by manicured sports fields,
beautiful grounds, and well-maintained buildings — the resulting
aesthetics of Plant Manager and Maintenance Supervisor Mr. Willy
Park and his team.
At Jesuit High School Sacramento, students are taught to model
their lives after the Grad-at-Grad principles in the ultimate
expression of being a “man for others.” Throughout his time at
Jesuit, Jonathan Fong ’20 has done just that — applied himself to
the callings in his life, a journey that has led him to become
the Class of 2020’s Salutatorian.
With advice from state and local health officials, President Rev.
John P. McGarry, S.J. and Principal Mr. Michael Wood ’99
announced Jesuit High School Sacramento would extend online
learning through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year due to
the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Students and parents received
the news in an email on April 9.
For the safety of students and their families in light of the
Coronavirus, Jesuit High School Sacramento implemented the
Digital Learning Days Protocol on March 13. Since then, students
have received online education, an experience that has shifted
the dynamic of learning.
Brightened by a myriad of student accomplishments, the 2010s at
Jesuit High School Sacramento were a decade of brilliance and
reinvention, filled with stories of thrilling victories, dazzling
performances, and breakthroughs that changed our community.
In a semifinal clash between the No. 5 seeded Saint Mary’s High
School Rams and the No. 1 seeded Jesuit High School Sacramento
Marauders, the top seed was knocked out of the Division II
Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs with a 42-48 loss on Tuesday, Feb.
At Jesuit High School Sacramento, it’s an annual tradition to
spend a week examining a social justice issue such as mental
health or criminal justice. In last week’s Social Justice Summit,
students heard a variety of discussions that addressed the
realities of economic justice or injustice.
On the afternoon of Jan. 15, the Jesuit High School Marauders
will battle the Davis High School Blue Devils at Playfields Park
The Marauders look to continue their success after amassing a
perfect league record with wins over Elk Grove High School,
Sheldon High School, and Cosumnes Oak High School.
Davis has also started the season well, holding a 6-2-1 overall
record. Aware of the looming threat that the Blue Devils will
present, defender Michael Roush ’21 notes that a favorable
outcome will rely on the team full effort.
A major aspect of the Jesuit High School experience is learning
how to be “Men For Others.” To this end, students are taught to
be leaders and advocates for social justice. The Multicultural
Student Union (MSU), which was started last semester to support
this mission, looks to continue its work this year.
Jesuit High School Drama’s fall play, “In the Matter of Scott
Daniel Warren, or Scenes and Fragments about a Play in the
Desert,” challenged a complex reality, leaving an impact on its
The show, which touched on aspects of immigration, blended
Catholic social justice teachings, contemporary influences, and
real accounts. Centered around the prosecution of Scott Warren,
who provided aid to two migrants, the play dissected the intent
behind Warren’s actions.
With a keen awareness for topical events, Jesuit High School
Drama presents “In the Matter of Scott Daniel Warren, or Scenes
and Fragments about a Play in the Desert,” a company-written play
that explores and grapples with the realities and morality of