Announcements for Monday, March 18, 2024

Posted March 17, 2024 / Last updated March 18, 2024

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Today is Monday, March 18, 2024

Seven Period Day, Day 1A

  • The annual FIFA mission drive tournament is back! The auction will start on Monday and will end on that Wednesday. The winner will receive a $100 visa card. More details will be emailed to those who buy a team. 
  • Today and tomorrow are the last days to sign-up for this year’s mission drive chess tournament. The donation fee is $15.  Please see Mr. Campos in Room 309/311 during the first half of lunch or after school to register. The winner will receive a $50 gift card of his choice, a dozen of Sra. Campos’s famous chocolate chip cookies, and a unique JHS chess piece trophy.  If you think you have what it takes to become this year’s chess champion, sign-up and claim your title. 
  • Peer Support has their final all-leader meeting today during the first half of lunch in St. Ignatius hall. All junior and senior leaders are expected to be in attendance. Please see Mrs. Delaney with any questions.
  • Members of Mu Alpha Theta attending State Convention this weekend will meet today and tomorrow during the second half of lunch in Rooms 227, 229, and 231 for practice. Please attend to receive important information about your gaming events.
  • The Phil’s Tech Crew will meet today from 3-5:30 and is looking for new members.  If you are a maker or have an interest in lighting, sound, construction, painting, or any other behind the scenes creative work, stop by the Phils office, Room 201, at lunch for more information and an application.
  • The J-Troupe, Jesuit’s elite improv comedy team, is looking for new members!  Join us for improv practice today from 3:30-5:00 in Room 202.  Learn all about quick-thinking, improve your listening skills, and develop your sense of humor while having a great time!  J-Troupe practice is open to all Jesuit students as well as young ladies from area high schools.  Come watch the team rehearse and feel free to join in the fun!  
  • The Cast of Guys & Dolls will rehearse today from 4:30-7:30, Phaculty Phils excused. 
  • The golf team will face Newman this afternoon at Lakewood starting at 4:00.
  • The jv baseball team will face De La Salle this afternoon at Pontiff starting at 4:30.
  • Printing fees for February have been sent to students’ Outlook email accounts (not Canvas messaging). Students must pay their fees in Room 215 either before school, at 10-minute break, or during the lunch hour before Tuesday, March 19 to avoid losing computer services and receiving a PH.
  • Sophomores who are scheduled for their Sophomore Day of Service this Saturday are reminded that permission forms are due to Mr. Delatte’s office by the end of the day tomorrow.
  • Join us at the Jesuit Bazaar, this Saturday, from Noon until 8:00. We’ll have great food, music, games, student performances, and the cook-off.  If you would like to work at the Bazaar and earn service hours, please sign up at the Front Desk (near the Blue Jay Shop).


  • Congratulations to the golf team for posting two victories last week against John Curtis and St. Augustine. The highlights of the week included rounds of 2 under par 34 shot by both sophomore William Boasberg and sophomore Nelson Bensel. Great rounds were also fired by freshmen Duke Nitcher and sophomore Cole Puneky.
  • On Saturday, Jesuit sent an all-junior Quiz Bowl team consisting of captain James Redmann, Erich Smith, Mack Thomas, and Aidan Wang to compete in the Louisiana Quiz Bowl Association State Championship Tournament. In addition to several blowout victories, the team won 2 of their 3 games that came down to the final question – including a sudden-death tiebreaker question – to finish as the State Runners-Up. Congratulations, Quiz Bowl!
  • On March 9th, Jesuit’s student attorneys competed in the Region 4 mock trial tournament at the Jefferson Parish Courthouse in Gretna. After two preliminary rounds, the team of attorneys Tucker Schibler, Zachary Becker, and Derek Moore, and witnesses, Harry Fantaci, Christian Smith, and Grant Carroll, advanced to the final round, in which they defeated Louise McGehee School to claim the regional title. The team now moves on to the State tournament, which will take place next Saturday. In individual awards, Derek Moore was the tournament’s best attorney, and Harry Fantaci was awarded best witness for the second year in a row. Congratulations, Mock Trial, and good luck at State!
  • On Friday, the varsity baseball team defeated Seattle Prep (WA) 13-0.  Maes Martin pitched a complete game.  Patrick Berrigan and Michael Brothers each had two hits.
  • On Saturday, the varsity baseball team beat De La Salle 9-2.  Connor Donnelly was the winning pitcher.  Michael Brothers, Joseph Bosco,  Marshal Serio, and Derek DeLatte each had two hits.