Announcements for Friday, March 26, 2021
Today is Friday, March 26, 2021
- The Philelectic Society is holding tryouts for the Sketch Comedy Variety Show. today during lunch in the auditorium. Please enter through the side lobby of the auditorium.
- Members of the following teams that did not make it to sign the team photos should stop by the Volunteer Office, Room 126, today: Cross Country, Golf, Varsity Swim Team, 8th Grade Swim Team, Tennis, Track & Field and Wrestling.
- The varsity baseball team will play at Holy Cross tonight starting at 6:30.
- The varsity lacrosse team plays at Newman tonight starting at 7:30. The JV “A” game begins at 5:00.
- The varsity track and field team will compete in the Keefe Hecker Invitational at Tad Gormley Stadium this afternoon and evening.
- The bass fishing team will compete in the regional tournament at Bayou Segnette on Saturday morning starting at 7:00.
- The 9th grade baseball team plays a doubleheader at Lakeshore on Saturday starting at 11:00.
- The 8th grade baseball team hosts De La Salle on Saturday morning at John Ryan Stadium starting at 9:30.
- The varsity baseball team hosts Archbishop Hannan on Saturday afternoon at John Ryan Stadium starting at 1:00.
- Any juniors interested in becoming a big brother for next year’s incoming prefreshmen will meet briefly Monday during the first half lunch in the auditorium. Sophomores interested in being a big brother will meet on Wednesday.
- The St. Peter Claver Club, a student group dedicated to discussing and promoting diversity at Jesuit, is inviting students who are currently involved in the club or have been members in previous years to an important meeting next Tuesday after school in Room 210 to begin strategic planning for the future of the club.
- The Student Council and Sodality will be co-hosting a senior tailgate next Tuesday before the baseball game against Newman at John Ryan Stadium. The tailgate will start at 4:30pm. The game is for 6:00pm. Tuesday will also be a senior shirt day for the class of 2021.
- Attention juniors: Your college counseling documents are due today. Please check Canvas and upload documents according to the instructions.
- This is a reminder that all business with the Discipline Office must be handled prior to 7:45AM. Students reporting to the Discipline Office to handle paperwork after 7:45AM will receive a PH. All students should arrive early enough in the morning to handle any outstanding business in order to be on time for their first period class.
- On Thursday, the varsity baseball defeated Holy Cross 8-1. Holden Hess pitched a complete game and struck out seven. Giovanni Licciardi, Joel Terry, and Hayden Morris all had multiple hits. Hess added to the offense with three RBI’s.
- After one month of play and two victories this week, the Junior Varsity Baseball team has upped its record to 10-1. Offensive leaders for the Blue JayVees have been: Jackson Stopa with 11 RBIs and Hunter Oufnac with 10; Patrick Berrigan with a .417 batting average; and Aidan Corbello with 14 runs scored. Pitching leaders have been: Bryce Pitts with 15 strikeouts; Alex Jeansonne with 8 strikeouts; and Daniel Burke and Jack Ainsworth, both with Earned Run Averages below 1.00. In their games this week, the Blue JayVees rallied Monday from a 4-0 deficit to defeat Holy Cross 9-4, with Jackson Stopa, Luke Werling, and Nick Jacobs providing clutch hits to drive in 5 runs, and Alex Jeansonne pitching 5 shutout innings to earn the win. Then, on Wednesday, the Blue JayVees completed a sweep of the the Holy Cross series with a 3-1 victory. In the Wednesday contest, pitchers Brice Pitts and Lee Bridgewater combined to hold the opponents to one run for the victory.
- This past Saturday, Quiz Bowl competed in the State Tournament. Led by captain Blake Johnson, the team of Garrison Trahant, Collin Pelitere, Wade Rogers, and Ken Nguyen had an exceptional showing, where they prevailed against some of the brightest students from around the state, emerging with one of the best records in the tournament. Jesuit posted the highest score of any team in any matchup against St. Thomas More in Lafayette. Answering questions impossibly fast, Wade Rogers earned the second highest individual scorer trophy and Blake Johnson was awarded the third highest. After narrowly losing to the team who won overall, Jesuit went on to place second. Jesuit will advance to Nationals in May. Congratulations Quiz Bowl!
- Last month, Junior Dylan Bracey and Senior Brett Steele competed in the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair with a project designed to prevent hot car deaths. After their first round of judging, they were called back for a second interview. Last weekend, the final awards were posted. They took first place in the Embedded Systems/Robotics/Intelligent Machines category and went on to place as one of the top four projects in fair, thereby advancing straight to the International Science and Engineering Fair. Additionally, they won the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation Award, the Society for Science 2021 Community Innovation Award, and second place in the American Society of Naval Engineers – Central Gulf Coast Section Award. Their project is currently being judged in the Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair as they prepare for the international fair in early May. Congratulations Blue Jays!
- Congratulations to the varsity bowling team for wrapping up the regular season with a win over Holy Cross, 24-3. Before the match, head coach Todd Bourgeois honored his four seniors — Ben Hunn, Brandon Griffin, Michael McGovern, and Tyler Westfall. The Jays finished the regular season with a mark of 10-2. A record seven. Blue Jay bowlers qualified for the state singles championship tournament — Will Adams, Will Carpenter, Ben Hunn, Mike McGovern, Colin Pearce, Gary Sims, and Luke Wood.