Rising senior and first baseman Marc Dougherty (#22) puts up the “2-out” symbol to inform the outfielders that only one out remains in the inning. And if this baseball Wild Photo hasn’t shown enough of the number “2,” note that the Retif Oilers have crossed the midway point in their season…moving on to Part Two! Upcoming games and tentative postseason dates can be found on the American Legion Baseball Schedule.
June 14, 2018
For two weeks at the beginning of June, the newly-renovated gym becomes Biddy Basecamp, as young players from ages 6-11 descend upon the hardwood for summer basketball camp. With both morning and afternoon sessions, the camp develops fundamentals, hosts team play and individual competition, and strengthens understanding of the game through instructional videos. Assistant basketball coach Jonathan Hernandez ’00 calls out the schedule of the next competition as players run to their spots.
June 12, 2018
Steve “Smitty” Smith, the curator of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, gives an in-depth explanation on aircraft to Jesuit’s MCJROTC San Diego group. Smith explained how much static aircraft exists on-site at the museum. The large group of MCJROTC cadets traveled to San Diego, California, for the annual Cadet Leadership Camp. The purpose of the five-day trip was to teach cadets leadership skills, build camaraderie, and get a taste of military life.
June 5, 2018
Raise the Roof…
Campers in Jesuit’s Summer Day Camp show how much they love their half-hour of lunchtime. All the fun of Jesuit Summer Camp started on Monday, June 4. The full Six-Week Day Camp runs from June 4 to July 13, and there are two Three-Week Day Camp sessions that run from Monday, June 4 – Friday, June 22, 2018 and Monday, June 25 – Friday, July 13, 2018.
Student activities director Matt Orillion ’98, who leads the annual 8th grade pilgrimage, calls out instructions to the 150+ pre-freshmen before the Jesuit group tours the historic Alamo! More than half of the Class of 2022 celebrated the end of the school year on the pilgrimage to the Catholic missions of San Antonio, Texas, from May 25- 28. The pilgrimage allows the rising freshmen class to come together in faith, fun, and friendship.
May 22, 2018
Catching Some Shade…
Exam week can be a time of concentrated study and the pressure to finish the year on a high note. On the other hand, it can also be at time to sit back and catch some shade. Pre-freshmen Jackson Wender, Hussain Ali, and Alex McChesky do just that, and also share a laugh, after completing their Monday exams. A group of eight Blue Jays enjoyed their time together under the oaks in Traditions Courtyard, then parted ways to prepare for their remaining Fourth Quarter Exams.
May 18, 2018
Last Day, Top Floor…
Pre-freshman Paul Nguyen patiently cleans out his locker on the last day of classes. While they may have some fourth quarter exams scheduled in 4th-floor classrooms, the eighth graders have completed their daily treks up to their top-floor lockers. Finish strong, Blue Jays!
Events coordinator D.J. Galiano ’07 stands proudly in front of Jesuit’s newest school bus after parking it in the lot for the first time. Galiano traveled to Hammond, La. with Mr. Jimmy Huck, Jesuit’s maintenance and facilities director, to pick up the bus. The two returned home safely with a brand new Saf-T-Liner® HDX. This bright yellow motor vehicle is produced by Thomas Built Buses Incorporated, and, as Mr. Galiano can now confirm, the wheels on the bus go ’round and ’round.