Jayson’s Wild Photo

Pre-freshmen in Ms. Katie Single's Spanish 8 class enjoy CBI - computer based instruction - that is an important supplement to the curriculum. CBI engages Blue Jays with grammar and vocabulary games such as "Battleship" and "Rags to Riches," as well as music videos about grammatical concepts. It's a different and interesting way to learn Spanish, as this row of Jays affirms. From left are Mike Hull, Joey Dupepe, Cari Robinson, Ryan Hamilton, Mason Peres, and Anthony Kelly.

Rote Out, CBI In…

There is always humor to be found in analysis class, right? Well, yes, especially in Mr. John Lavie's class where these juniors react with amusement during Monday's lesson which focused on graphs of typical functions and shifts.

Analysis This…

Freshman Austin Ros almost jumps out of his uniform during Friday's lunchtime pep rally after he was the first to successfully sail his paper airplane into the front seating area of a very special Blue & White Grand Marquis parked in the Traditions Courtyard. Only three other Blue Jays - junior Peter Kim and freshmen John Crowson and Michael Scillitani - were able to sail their planes from 20 feet away into the special car. Their reward comes next week when they get to choose a free treat from whatever bag of goodies Br. Billy Dardis, S.J. happens to be selling to raise money for the Jesuit Missions.

Planes, Brains, & Automobiles…

Freshman Aaron Baker buys a frozen treat from Br. William Dardis after school. Br. Dardis regularly sets up a table outside the Student Commons to sell sweets to raise money for Jesuit's Mission Drive.

Fighting the Heat with Frozen Treats …

Sophomores work diligently painting banners Jesuit Blue and White in anticipation of Friday's match up against Pensacola, a game that will re-ignite a classic rivalry from the 1940s through 1960s. Throughout the football season, homerooms within the same grade level will compete in a homeroom banner contest. The winner of each grade level will receive 50 Homeroom Showdown points. From left, sophomores Justin Vlosich, Ryan Nguyen, William Brewster, and Mark Jaunet paint their banner as Student Council Moderator Mr. Chris Bowes looks on. The spirited sophomore class banners will hang in the Traditions Courtyard Thursday and Friday.

Paint the Town Blue…

Ms. Mona Anchan sent her Physics students on a campus-wide scavenger hunt using scientific measurements as directions. Senior Brock Lingle, senior Jorge Galdamez, and junior Thomas Eggleston gathered this item on their hunt — an envelope from the President's office.

In Good Measure …

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Paparazzi Prospects…

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Four Square Jays…