Pre-freshman Kaden Knecht buys a Jesuit sweatshirt from the Blue Jay Shop after school on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Daily after the dismissal bell, students file into the shop to purchase Jesuit-imprinted jackets, sweatshirts, P.E. apparel, and spirit wear, as well as books and supplies. The Blue Jay Shop is open regularly during lunch and after school.
January 6, 2014
Cold Enough Yet?
The cold weather was a topic of conversation for these Blue Jays in the Traditions Courtyard Monday after school. Pre-freshman Thomas Sagona, juniors Daniel Sagona and Westley West, freshmen Noah Griffin and Jared Tonglet, and pre-freshman Alec Maraldo are dressed for the weather. As below freezing temperatures blanket the metro area beginning Monday night, Blue Jays and their families are encouraged to protect their plants, pets, and pipes. And with the cold expected to last until Wednesday, Blue Jays should also review the cold weather dress code policy, located on pages 49-50 of The Bulletin.
December 27, 2013
Look What Santa Brought…
Events Coordinator & Auditorium Manager D.J. Galiano ’07 and Special Projects Director Br. William Dardis, S.J. ’58 proudly display a gift from Santa Claus, a Jesuit school bus. Jesuit has several buses, used for transporting students to and from co-curricular events and athletic games and practices. The newest arrived just in time for Christmas and the new year.
December 13, 2013
Yule Love Dat Caroling…
Members of the student council, assorted minstrels, elves, and gypsies strolled through the administration building on Friday singing Christmas carols and extolling the staff to shake the Scrooges off and grab some spirit of the season.
December 12, 2013
Balloons Ablaze …
Sophomore Alexander Vargas watches his experiment go up in flames in Chemistry I taught by Mr. David Storm. After completing a unit on chemical reactions, students used magnesium and hydrochloric acid to produce hydrogen gas which was collected in a balloon. Using a flame at the end of a long stick, students finished their experiment by holding a flame to the balloon and hoping for the flash of an exothermic reaction.
December 11, 2013
Members of the Odd Instruments Orchestra entertain Blue Jays in the Traditions Courtyard by performing in a Brown Bag Concert. The group played a mix of contemporary hits and holiday tunes… each with unconventional instruments. Brown Bag Concerts at Jesuit began in the early 1980s, when as a sophomore, Harry Connick, Jr. ’85 approached then-student activities director (current alumni director) Mat Grau ’68 with the idea. Over the years, travelling bands and groups, alumni, and current Blue Jays have all performed during the lunchtime concerts.
December 10, 2013
Whether the Weather …
Pre-freshmen Christian Lacoste, Roux Stedman, Tyler Mire, Harrison Landry, and Mitchell Berry keep their hands under cover of pockets and long sleeves in this week’s Christmastime cold temperatures hovering under 50 F. See live weather conditions and the forecast through the eye of camera perched atop the school.
December 9, 2013
Know the Score…
Long lines form in St. Ignatius Hall as Blue Jays receive their PSAT results Monday afternoon at lunch. Sophomore Darren Ruiz reaches the front of one of the lines and is greeted by Guidance Counselor Aurora Daigle, who gives him his results packet. Parents should review their sons’ scores using the PSAT Tutorial for Parents. Students and parents can also review several free resources here.