Given to a senior in recognition of his outstanding achievements
during his high school years, the Valedictorian award is among
the most prestigious awards that are handed out at graduation
each year. For the Class of 2021 at Jesuit High School
Sacramento, Donovan Jasper ’21 took home the award.
Upon graduation, students at Jesuit High School Sacramento aim to
embody the five principles of the Grad
at Grad. One of the values, intellectual competence, is
something few students personify as much as Peter Wisner ’21.
Every year during the month of March and going into April,
millions of people in the United States tune into the NCAA March
Madness tournament, a single-elimination tournament that includes
68 Division I college basketball programs.
After losing a tough game against one of the nation’s perennial
high school football powerhouses in De La Salle High School,
Jesuit High School Sacramento will match up against the Monte
Vista High School Mustangs of Danville, CA on Saturday, April 10.
Back at Jesuit High School Sacramento for the first time in 50
years after becoming the pastor at St. Ignatius Loyola Parish,
Father Tom Lucas S.J. ’70 will be the guest speaker at the
school’s 2nd Annual President’s Ignatian Lecture on Feb. 11
at 7:00 p.m.
At the start of the second quarter at Jesuit High School
Sacramento, a schedule change was made. The new addition was
Mid-Week Support Wednesdays, a day off from classes breaking
up the school week to provide students a break from the
hard work they have been doing and to take time to recuperate.
Following a 2019-2020 school year which saw a number of staff and
faculty members retire, Jesuit High School Sacramento was in need
of new additions to fill vacant positions. One of the many new
hires Jesuit made this summer was Mr. Kyle Trivits, who joined
the English Department.
Over the years, Jesuit High School Sacramento has produced a
great deal of baseball talent. One of the school’s more recent
baseball grads, Darren Baker ’17, is an infielder at UC Berkeley
with aspirations of playing in the Major Leagues.
This school year, being a senior Big Brother at Jesuit High
School Sacramento has held a different meaning than ever before.
Due to COVID-19, Big Brothers were unable to host the welcoming
Freshmen Overnight Retreat, forcing new plans to be made for
connecting the Jesuit brotherhood.