Senior Matthew Lacour and his father Bernard pose for a picture after the friendly rugby match. On Saturday, March 27, Jesuit rugby alumni, fathers of players, and current players met at Marconi field for the annual “Dads vs. Lads” touch rugby match. Skills were shown and no injuries were had during the muddy contest, and now all sides can start preparing for the rematch in one year’s time.
March 25, 2021
Stations of the Cross…
On Thursday, March 25, junior Michael-Paul Fine led select altar servers from station to station in the Chapel of the North American Martyrs while senior Daniel Douglass explained each stop along the way. For the next two days, Jesuit students will have the opportunity to experience Jesus’ passion and obtain the sacrament of Reconciliation during their religion classes. With the end of Lent right around the corner, this event will help every Blue Jay end his lenten journey on a positive and impactful note.
March 23, 2021
Before the mid-afternoon storm came, Jesuit students gather in the courtyard during lunch to play spikeball. The two versus two game is now a constant theme throughout both Jesuit both lunch periods, and the average passerby can sometimes even see two games occurring simultaneously.
March 18, 2021
Mini Bazaar Fun in the Sun…
Junior Jack Larriviere dunks junior Joseph Liberto during lunch in the Jesuit courtyard. During lunch on March 18, contestants from eighth graders to teachers participated in festival type events such as a three-point contest and dunking booth to celebrate the drive-thru Jesuit Bazaar that will be held at John Ryan Stadium on Saturday, March 20.
March 15, 2021
End of an Era…
On Friday, March 12, the Jesuit High School Facilities and Maintenance Crew celebrated Ernest Pierre’s last day. Pierre has been a fixture on Carrollton & Banks for 35 years, and while this is an exciting occasion, the whole Jesuit community will miss his reliable and comforting presence.
March 12, 2021
Fr. Kevin Dyer, S.J., narrates a skit detailing St. Ignatius of Loyola’s rise to sainthood by starting with the battle of Pamplona. Upperclassmen launched water balloons signifying cannonballs, and senior class president Zack Jaubert played an extremely convincing Ignatius. Eighth graders got to see the play and engage in other spiritual discussions throughout the day on Jesuit’s campus during their pre-freshmen retreat.
March 11, 2021
Inside the Arc…
Roy Daigle ’51 attempts a shot in the Gayle & Tom Benson Arena during the Alumni Class Captains’ meeting on March 10. At the end of the meeting, alumni from each decade competed against each other in a free-throw contest for prizes and bragging rights.
March 10, 2021
Daniel Augustin’s 5th and 6th period theology classes got to play a few rounds of “trash-ketball” last Friday, March 5, to prepare for their up coming exams. Donning their favorite sports jerseys students split into two teams and were quizzed with review questions. If they answered correctly they then were able shoot from different spots in the classroom to earn points for their team.