On Thursday, March 31, Jesuit High School Sacramento held their
exciting annual Spring Orchestra Concert. Hosted by Orchestra
Teacher Mr. Paolo Reyes, this production highlighted student
performances from the Beginner Strings, String Orchestra, and
Symphony Orchestra groups.
The class of 2023 had their freshman year cut short by COVID-19
pandemic as well as many having their sophomore year fully
digitalized. Now, juniors at Jesuit High School Sacramento are
finishing their first full year on campus, enthusiastic to kick
off their more normal and surely memorable high school
This year provided millions of people with new songs and special
albums that deserve to be recognized. This coming Sunday, April
3, is the 64th Annual Grammy Awards, a night that celebrates the
music industry and all the art that singers and musicians have
created in the past year.
On Oct. 1, 2021, Netflix released the 27th Annual Critics Choice
Nominee series “Maid.” This emotional series is based off of the
true story memoir, “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will
to Survive” by Stephanie Land in 2019. The show features Margaret
Qualley, Nick Robinson, Andie MacDowell, Raymond Ablack, Rylea
Nevaeh Whittet, Anika Noni Rose, and more.
Jesuit High School Sacramento strives to build a successful and
faithful foundation for each and every student throughout their
four years on campus. After being prepared for rigorous courses
and experiencing all the co-curricular activities and social
events that Jesuit offers, there comes the time for every student
to leave campus and do incredible things as a Jesuit alumnus.
Jesuit High School Sacramento’s Black Box Theater creates
incredible productions every year that never fail to captivate
and entertain their audiences. In the fall, Jesuit held their
highly anticipated play, “What?!?! A Game Show,” which was
designed as an interactive world trivia game with many jokes and
a light-hearted script.
One of Netflix’s Original limited series, “The Queen’s Gambit,”
was first released on Netflix on Oct. 23, 2020. This captivating
show directed by Scott Frank and starring Anya Taylor-Joy has won
11 Grammys and is critically acclaimed among many.
“You,” the intense thriller and drama series available on
Netflix, released its long-awaited third season on Oct. 15, 2021.
This captivating show that first released on Sept. 9, 2018, has
grown immensely in popularity and is a big hit among many
teenagers and adults.
On June 2, 2020 “Valorant,” a competitive addition to PC gaming,
hit the market.
“Valorant,” released by Riot Games, is a first-person shooter
multiplayer game that currently involves 16 different playable
agents and seven unique maps each with their own unique features.
Valorant, also known as “Valo,” is constantly releasing brand new
exciting content, including new agents and maps that continue to
draw current players closer to the game while simultaneously
bringing new players to the fanbase.
Ms. Windi Mitchell is not new to the faculty at Jesuit High
School Sacramento, she previously worked at Jesuit in 2017-2019
before returning to Jesuit for the 2021-22 school year. Ms.
Mitchell has a lengthy history of working with Jesuit
institutions as a coordinator for Service and Justice, a theology
teacher, and a Jesuit volunteer.
An intense storm brought power outages, flooding, and the
cancellation of classes on Monday, Oct. 25 at Jesuit High School
Sacramento. Through a lot of hard work and dedication from
Jesuit’s Technology Office and our Buildings and Ground crews,
the school was able to invite students back to campus the next
Many staff members, one being Plant Manager Paul Speers, played a
major role in stopping the floods and finding a way to turn the
power back on. He explains what happened when the issue started
and what they did to fix it.
After being unable to fully come back to campus during the
2019-2020 school year due to COVID-19, students at Jesuit High
School Sacramento returned this year to fully in-person
activities with an eager desire to come together and grow the
relationships they have formed in the Jesuit community.
As students adjust to in-person learning and activities this
school year, one of the most important aspects Jesuit has been
focusing on is building community and coming together to form new