Announcements for Friday, March 25, 2022

Posted March 24, 2022 / Last updated March 24, 2022

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Today is Friday, March 25, 2022

Regular Order, Day 7

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place throughout the day in the 2nd floor chapel. Benediction will begin at 12:50.
  • Don’t miss the hit musical Me and My Girl.  This fantastic Phils production introduces “new talent” making their Phils debut including freshmen Finn Connolle, Paul Delahoussaye, David Hulefeld, and James Ralph, pre-freshmen Nate Costantini and Keshaun Tervalon and pre-freshmen tech crew members Foster McDaniel and Connor Wilken!  Stop by the Phils office at lunch or order your tickets through the link on Canvas.   
  • The Pro-Life Club is selling tickets for the March for Life in March event taking place at Rock ‘n’ Bowl tonight. Your $12.00 includes bowling, music, food, drinks, and special guest speaker Jesuit Alumnus David Scotton of “I Lived on Parker Avenue” fame. Please see Matteo Mencos for tickets or stop by the Theology office, Room 301.
  • The Pro-Life club is also hosting the 2022 Pro Life Oratory contest on Wednesday, April 6.  Interested juniors or seniors can write and present a 5–7-minute speech on the life issues. The winners will receive cash prizes.  Please see Mrs. D to register. 
  • The Investment Club is creating a March Madness style competition for anyone interested. The buy-in is $5 and the most accurate bracket wins, with a portion of the proceeds going to the mission drive. Bring $5 and your powered-off phone to the meeting today during the second half of lunch in Room 334 to participate.
  • The varsity rugby team will host Germantown, TN tonight at Marconi starting at 6:30.
  • The varsity baseball team will host Holy Cross on Saturday at John Ryan Stadium starting at 1:00.
  • The 9th grade baseball team plays at Holy Cross on Saturday starting at 10:00.
  • The 8th grade baseball team plays at Rummel on Saturday starting at 12:00.
  • The bowling team will face Patrick Taylor this morning in the opening round of the state playoffs at AMF Lanes in Kenner starting at 10:30.
  • The jv lacrosse team will face Lusher on Saturday at Avenger starting at 11:00.
  • Students interested in playing beach volleyball are asked to sign up in Room 323. Important information will be sent out via Canvas.  Practices will be held on Mondays and Tuesdays at Coconut Beach and games will be on Thursdays.  Please see/email Mrs. Catalano if you have any questions.
  • Juniors: This is a reminder that your college counseling documents are due next Friday.
  • Seniors: Balfour will be on campus today during lunch in the first floor conference room of the new building to distribute graduation announcements.


  • The track team’s distance runners continued their record-breaking season this past weekend at the Dallas Distance Festival. Sophomore Michael Vocke broke the Louisiana sophomore record, running the two mile race in nine minutes and six seconds to finish second overall. This time currently ranks Michael as the second fastest sophomore in America. Junior Jack DesRoches followed close behind in third with a new personal best time of nine minutes and seven seconds. Jack is currently the #7 Junior in America. Sophomore Lucas Sampedro finished 4th with a time of nine minutes and 11 seconds. Lucas’s performance ranks him 5th in America among all sophomores. Juniors Robert Buisson and Patrick Dowd also ran new lifetime bests, running 9:18 and 9:22 respectively. Michael, Jack Lucas, Bob, and Patrick now account 5 of the top 6 times in Jesuit history. Not to be outdone, Freshman Leland Crawford ran the mile in 4 minutes and 15 seconds. This time broke the Louisiana freshman record, as well as the sophomore and junior record. Even more impressive, Crawford’s time is the 17th faster performance outdoors by a freshman in American history.
  • The Jesuit Rugby Team scored two late tries to pull away and defeat Brother Martin 35 – 19 in a hotly contested game played under the lights on Friday night in City Park. Just when it looked like Brother Martin might pull off an upset, Jesuit scored two late tries. Excellent match performances from Nathan Williams, Nick Ferrina, Matt Cashio, Timmy Peterman, and Conlan Pausina.
  • On Saturday, the Varsity Quiz Bowl team competed in the Louisiana State Championship Tournament. The team of captain Andrew Cavignac, Zane Madi, Conlan Pausina, and Wade Rogers flew through the preliminary rounds with a perfect record to advance to the playoff rounds. In the playoffs, the team suffered their only loss of the tournament to eventual champion Caddo Magnet, but they easily defeated the remaining playoff teams to claim second place in the state. Zane Madi was the 5th-highest scoring individual in the state.