As we prepare to celebrate the first Friday Mass of the 2017-18 school year on September 8, I thought I should share two recent emails that I received from members of the Class of 2017.
Principal Paul Hogan regularly shares his insights and observations.
It has been a rough stretch. As most members of the Jesuit community are aware, we suffered a terrible, tragic loss when John Walker '17 drowned off Sauvie Island on August 2.
On June 4, 2017, Jesuit High celebrated its first-ever Commencement held at the Chiles Center at the University of Portland.
On April 22, the varsity and JV baseball players crossed the Columbia River to Camas, WA to serve as “buddies” with Miracle League players, helping them to learn to love the game of baseball as much as our boys do.
Despite decades of battles on the playing fields, Jesuit and Beaverton, as well as the rest of our Metro League partners, are not just athletic rivals. We are also educational partners, working together for our kids
It is Easter week at Jesuit. Last year at this time, our campus was flooded with the Holy Spirit in a very powerful way. This year, Easter week is a bit quieter, though we still know for certain that Jesus, the Son of God and the Son of Man, is risen and walks among us.
Jesuit Robotics’ long-serving head coach Dan Calkins calls what transpired on Saturday, April 1 “the most remarkable three hours of competition robotics I have ever seen!”
Serving as a Dean of Students in a Jesuit school is a tough but vital job. It is not easy being the enforcer of the rules, even when we agree that clear boundaries are part of what makes a Jesuit school different.
Over the past two weeks, we have had plenty to talk about in our humanities classes. At Jesuit, we always have, and always will, teach our students the positions advanced by the Catholic Church, knowing that all students may not personally agree with those teachings.