Could there be a future paparazzo in this group? Or even a couple of Wild Photographers? Time will tell. Blue Jays interested in cameras and digital imaging for the Jesuit web site, the Blue Jay student newspaper, or the Yearbook met on Monday with Dr. Jean-Marc Duplantier, an English teacher who is moderator of the Photography Club and the Yearbook. Clockwise from bottom right are pre-freshmen Brett Power and Paul Myers, sophomore Brady Stiller, and freshmen Colin Scripter, Luke Navarro, and Bailey Termine.
September 20, 2013
Four Square Jays…
The old playground game Four Square attracted players and spectators alike on Friday at lunch in the Traditions Courtyard. Serving as unofficial referees are juniors Ben Hess (arms extended facing camera), David Gaines (blue jacket), and Chris Mills, who puts on a good performance in ejecting one of the players.
September 19, 2013
Talking Tech Trends …
In the Traditions Courtyard after school, pre-freshmen Gabe Dupuy and Shane Lanson engage in an intense discussion of the tech-trending topic of iOS7, the new software update for iPhones.
September 18, 2013
Are You Ready for Some Foosball?
Several Blue Jays spend part of their lunch hour taking part in the Fall Foosball Tournament, hosted by the Foosball Club. Sophomores Connor Schexnayder and Tony Nguyen (left) battle it out at the foosball table against freshmen Joon Lee and Sam Schiff, while pre-freshman Thomas Sagona helps keep score. Teams consist of two players, and the games often attract a group of spectators. Tournament play continues through November when the last standing team will be named the tournament victor.
September 17, 2013
Mid-Day Practice for Midsummer Auditions…
Junior Alex Daigle gets a few minutes during his lunch hour to practice for the Philelectic Society’s auditions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare. Auditions will be held in the auditorium at 5:30 p.m. on both Tuesday, September 17, and Wednesday, September 18. Get audition details.
September 16, 2013
Field of Dreams…
These pre-freshmen football players practiced with the rest of the team on the Will Clark Field on Monday afternoon in preparation for their game against the Rummel Raiders this Thursday (September 19) at John Ryan Stadium. The six players — three quarterbacks and three wide receivers — practiced several plays designed to surprise, confuse, and frustrate their opponents’ defense. From left are Reed Huguet (QB), Alex Watermeier (QB), Blake Mire (WR), Christian McClure (WR), Harrison Robichaux (WR), and Michael Torry (QB). Who knows, four years from now, they might be leading the varsity Jays to a winning season.
September 13, 2013
Know When to Fold…
Freshmen Andrew Keeler (left) and Ethan Healy finish folding the flag — appropriately and correctly, of course — to the applause of their MCJROTC classmates in Leadership 101, a course taught by MGySgt Johnny Piseno.
September 12, 2013
Thursday Green Day…
As members of the Green Club, seniors Tommy Yun and Eric Hartupee empty recyclables into the pick-up container in the courtyard. The Green Club picks up recyclables from classrooms and offices weekly on a Thursday afternoons.