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.
May 15, 2018
A Step Towards Homeroom Rep…
At the student council general meeting, pre-freshman Mitchell Stevens fills out a nomination form to become a Homeroom Representative as upcoming student council president Dowen Fife encourages others to do so. Students can cast their vote for this election on the Canvas homepage. Voting will be open any time from Wednesday, May 16, through Thursday, May 17. Students do not have to be on campus to cast a vote.
May 14, 2018
The Birthday Brother…
Brother Billy Dardis, S.J. ’58 shows off the birthday balloon he received from members of the Class of 1968. Br. Dardis, who turned 78 over the weekend, attended the Class of ’68 Couples’ Reunion to honor the 50-year class members and their guests. Happy Birthday, Brother!