STEAM+ Programs

Jesuit Magazine Fall 21/22

Diving In, Winning World Championships

It was August 7, 2021, at the closing event of the 2021 Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) competition at Eastern Tennessee State University (ETSU). On stage was the Jesuit Robotics team. They looked around the auditorium and realized that, once again, their high school team had excelled and beaten teams from colleges and universities across the country and internationally.

Jesuit Magazine Fall 21/22

Jesuit STEM Goes Beyond the Classroom

Are You Ready to Launch?

Echelon Catapult (EC) was started by Donovan Jasper ’21 and his teammates on the Cybersecurity Team in April 2020 to provide free/low-cost STEM workshops to elementary/middle school students. The team has since grown to include more than 15 Jesuit and St. Francis High School students. EC develops its own workshop curriculum in fields such as cybersecurity, computer science, biology, astronomy, anatomy and physiology. They were a large part of the Summer at Jesuit faculty leading STEM components of the Academics Plus and Academy camps.

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Why Jesuit High School refers to STEAM instead of STEM
Forbes article explores how creativity is the secret to unlocking STEM's full potential

February 13, 2020, Forbes article

We Need STEAM, Not STEM Education, To Prepare Our Kids For The 4th Industrial Revolution

By Bernard Marr, Contributor 
Enterprise Tech

We are at the beginning of a 4th industrial revolution and educators are faced with preparing a generation of students for many jobs that don’t even exist yet. Since the term STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) was coined back in 2001, there has been growing interest in this learning philosophy to better prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs. However, to adequately prepare the future workforce, another acronym is gaining popularity: STEAM, which adds arts to the mix.

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Academic Teams/Clubs

California Scholarship Federation (CSF) 

Faculty Moderator(s): zanottot@faculty.jhs.net

Description: For students academically talented and capable of being a man for others by tutoring students in need of some help.

Cybersecurity Team 

Faculty Moderator(s): justin.tsai@jesuithighschool.org

Description: Cybersecurity Team consists of students who are interested in cybersecurity and want to use technology to secure the Internet and investigate digital forensics.

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What is a STEAM Education?

STEAM Education at Jesuit High School

Jesuit High School of Sacramento provides young men with an academically rigorous college preparatory education and prepares graduates for lives of leadership and service. One of the ways that we prepare our students for their future careers is by offering STEAM courses. STEAM curriculum is designed to