Just before 4:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon, this quartet of Blue Jay freshmen—Logan Hargrave, Nate Jackson, Declan Altikriti, and Owen Thibodaux—enjoy the sunny weather in Traditions Courtyard. Hargrave and Altikriti took advantage of Blue and White Day, when students are allowed to wear a blue, white, or blue-and-white collared shirt or Jesuit-imprinted t-shirt to show their Blue Jay Spirit. Most students who participated in the day of spirit plan on staying in their attire for the basketball tailgate. The Student Council is hosting a tailgate before the 7 p.m. varsity basketball game with tailgate festivities starting at 5:30 on Will Clark Field.
January 16, 2019
Sophomore Tripp Haddad spots the Wild Photographer in the second-floor hallway towards the end of Ms. Mika’s Algebra II class. The class is currently working on polynomial equations and radical expressions. As the second full week of the spring semester is underway, underclassmen are reminded that teachers offer free after-school tutoring for pre-freshmen and freshmen in need of extra help in Math, Science, Spanish, and English courses. Students of all grade-levels can receive tutoring before school. Visit the Academic Tutoring page for more info.
January 14, 2019
That’s Nacho Cheese…
Senior Davis Edwards, holding nachos he bought from the John Ryan Stadium concessions, walks in front of the student section during the Jesuit-Catholic soccer game. Blue Jays did not let the cold weather affect their Friday night plans or prevent them from supporting their classmates on the pitch. Jesuit’s student council forecasts large crowds for athletic events this semester, especially as the soccer, basketball, and wrestling teams move into the final stretches of their respective seasons. Go Jays!
January 10, 2019
Sophomore Henry Vo and senior Braden Bent compete against each other in a game of foosball as junior Jordan Diliberto watches. The Foosball Club meets on Thursdays during the second half of lunch outside Room 329. The club is moderated by math teacher Leslie Merritt.
January 9, 2019
Blue Jay alumnus Chris Ross ’18, who graduated last May, is introduced before giving a moving talk to the Junior Sodality of Blessed Rupert Mayer. Junior Sodalists met in Room 231 during lunch to hear Ross, who served as president of the Sodality during his time at Jesuit. The Notre Dame undergraduate entitled his talk, “Journey Through the Sodality and Into College,” and explained how crucial it is for Sodalists to keep their commitments. Jesuit thanks Chris for his continued leadership as a young alumnus.
January 7, 2019
SEEK, and Ye Shall Find…
Thirteen Jesuit young alumni gather in the Indiana Convention Center’s lobby during the SEEK conference presented by FOCUS. The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) is a Catholic outreach whose mission is to share the gospel with the world. The SEEK conference lasts five days (Jan. 3-7) and includes 60-plus keynote speakers, daily Mass, and 17,000 attendees. These Blue Jays are among the 17,000 who attended the conference in downtown Indianapolis with the goal to encounter something more.
January 3, 2019
Twenty members of the Class of 2015 attended their class leadership meeting on Dec. 27 in St. Ignatius Hall. The purpose of the meeting was to get the class organized prior to its first reunion in the summer of 2020. It’s also an exciting time to see who emerges as consistent leaders of the group. Blue Jays who graduated in 2014 and 2015 are also reminded that the deadline (Feb. 1) is approaching to apply for the Alumni Service Corps (ASC). The ASC program gives young alumni the opportunity to devote a year of their lives to their alma mater between completing college and moving on to graduate school or a career.
December 20, 2018
Freshmen Caleb Tolbert and Trey Theriot take their penultimate saunter across the 2nd-floor balcony to the classroom for Mrs. Bondi’s Latin II Honors exam. Thursday’s exams were Mathematics, Latin, Study Skills, AP Computer Science. Before taking exams, students were reminded that dismissal on Jan. 4 will take place at 12:15 p.m. (not at 1:04 p.m. as previously scheduled). Merry Christmas, Blue Jays!