Big Brothers Welcome Incoming Jays to Their New Home

Posted May 15, 2017 / Last updated May 22, 2017

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Welcome-Day_20170513_New-Blue-Jays_005Rising junior and senior Big Brothers gathered at Carrollton and Banks on Saturday, May 13 to greet their Little Brothers during Welcome Day for New Blue Jays.

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After meeting each other in classrooms, the soon-to-be Jesuit students and their veteran chaperones moved to the auditorium for a presentation, slide show, and video.

In a brief address, admissions director Bret Hanemann ’85 told the members of the Classes of 2021 and 2022 that each one had earned their spots at Jesuit. Then, 2017-2018 student council president Paul Treuting and executive aide Robert Cerise used a slide show to introduce the Little Brothers to the history and tradition of the school. In addition, a video gave the students a glimpse of Blue Jay Spirit, something administrators will encourage them to embrace and enhance throughout their time at Jesuit.

After the auditorium presentations, Big Brothers and Little Brothers participated in a scavenger hunt that helped the newest Jays gain an appreciation of not only Jesuit’s history and tradition but also the campus layout.

The two-hour program concluded with hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, cookies, and soft drinks in the Traditions Courtyard.

Little Brothers can count on their Big Brothers to help them as they begin their Jesuit careers in August. Big Brothers will help their Little Brothers with everything from Book Day to how to get involved in co-curriculars to finding a classroom or the cafeteria.

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Helpful links for incoming Blue Jays and their parents:
Students’ page: A page just for students to view the highlights of student life. This page also includes the login for JAYSON and the daily cafeteria menu. Parents’ page: A page just for parents to keep up with what’s going on at Jesuit. This page also includes the login to view parent folders.
Jesuit A to Z: A compilation of words and terms commonly used by members of the Jesuit High School community and in some cases by Jesuit school communities throughout the world. Student Life: Whether it is monthly Mass, morning assembly, pep rallies, daily lunch, or involvement in any of the school’s many co-curricular activities, students at Jesuit participate together. Get a glimpse into Blue Jay student life here.
Policies & Procedures: This page includes student policies and procedures, including the Bulletin. (Parents and students will receive further information regarding this page and its contents during the Summer Mailing in late July.) Daily Announcements: Missed an announcement? You can view the announcements on this page.
Photo Galleries: View pictures of Jesuit events, from athletics to academics to alumni… and everything in between. Blue Jay Community: Peruse ways parents can get involved at Jesuit.