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//Julia Andretta

About Julia Andretta

Julia is the Communications Coordinator for the Jesuit Schools Network. She manages the JSN's social media profiles, as well as assisting with the maintenance of its website and the publication of its e-newsletter, Quick Clicks.

Winners of 2018 Lessons from Anne Essay Competition Announced

The Jesuit Refugee Service has announced the winners of the inaugural  Lessons from Anne Essay Competition: Courage, Compassion, and Hope in Refuge. The competition, a collaboration of the Jesuit Refugee Service, the Jesuit Schools Network, The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and America Media, was held as an opportunity to raise awareness and [...]

By |2018-04-12T12:23:47+00:00April 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Winners of 2018 Lessons from Anne Essay Competition Announced

Nativity Jesuit Milwaukee Announces New Principal

Nativity Jesuit Academy in Milwaukee, WI is pleased to announce that Vanessa Solis will assume the role of principal effective July 1, 2018. Solis grew up in Chicago’s La Villita (Little Village) and entered school knowing only Spanish. Despite that challenge, she received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds two [...]

By |2018-04-05T14:23:07+00:00April 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Nativity Jesuit Milwaukee Announces New Principal

Fr. Stephen A. Privett, SJ Named President of Verbum Dei High School

The Board of Directors of Verbum Dei High School announced on March 27 the appointment of Fr. Stephen A. Privett, SJ as President of the school. Fr. Privett will lead the Jesuit boys' school that has been acclaimed for providing its South Central Los Angeles students a rigorous college prep curriculum for more than five [...]

By |2018-04-03T14:55:01+00:00April 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Fr. Stephen A. Privett, SJ Named President of Verbum Dei High School

Students from 32 Jesuit High Schools Walked Out for Parkland Victims

32 JSN member schools participated in the nation-wide walk outs to advocate for school safety and gun reform and dedicated 17 minutes of prayer to each of the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Belen Jesuit Preparatory School (Miami, FL) Bellarmine College Preparatory (San Jose, CA) Bellarmine [...]

By |2018-03-15T10:44:58+00:00March 15th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Students from 32 Jesuit High Schools Walked Out for Parkland Victims

St. Lawrence High School in Kolkata Invites Jesuit Schools to Celebrate Peace through Sport

St. Lawrence High School in Kolkata, India, together with its alumni, St. Lawrence Old Boys’ Association, invites all Jesuit schools around the world to celebrate the power of sport and connect for a common goal: to express friendship, harmony and togetherness irrespective of nationality, color, gender, religion and creed on April 6, the International [...]

By |2018-03-07T14:20:09+00:00March 7th, 2018|News|Comments Off on St. Lawrence High School in Kolkata Invites Jesuit Schools to Celebrate Peace through Sport

Belen Jesuit Announces Partnership with Breakthrough Miami

Since its founding in Havana, Cuba in 1854 and forced relocation in Miami in 1961, Belen Jesuit has been committed to providing a Jesuit education to as many young men as possible. With that goal in mind, they announced on Friday their partnership with the non-profit group Breakthrough Miami to ensure that their school population is [...]

By |2018-02-26T13:45:00+00:00February 26th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Belen Jesuit Announces Partnership with Breakthrough Miami

JSN Executive Director William Muller, SJ Calls for Legislation Banning Sale of Assault Weapons

From the Jesuit Conference of the Canada and the United States: February 21, 2018 — For the last 50 years, Fr. Bill Muller, SJ, executive director of the Jesuit Schools Network, the organization that represents the 84 Jesuit middle and secondary schools in the U.S. and Canada, has devoted his life to Jesuit education. [...]

By |2018-02-22T11:17:45+00:00February 21st, 2018|News|Comments Off on JSN Executive Director William Muller, SJ Calls for Legislation Banning Sale of Assault Weapons

Veteran Colleagues from UMI High Schools Gather for Retreat

Veteran colleagues from Midwest Province high schools gathered for a retreat led by Beth Franzosa (Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Chicago) and Nick Rennpage (University of Detroit Jesuit High School) at Loyola University Chicago’s downtown campus. Jesuit sacramental ministers included Frs. Lukas Laniauskas, SJ and Dave Mastrangelo, SJ. Using the Spiritual Exercises, the retreat focused [...]

By |2018-02-20T09:59:19+00:00February 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Veteran Colleagues from UMI High Schools Gather for Retreat

Gonzaga Prep Junior Earns Perfect ACT Score While Continuing his Great-Grandparents’ Legacy

Jakob Nordhagen achieved a perfect score on the ACT standardized test, something that only about one tenth of one percent of test-takers have done. Even more impressive, Nordhagen took the test as a junior at Gonzaga Preparatory School in Spokane, WA, though it is standard to take it as a senior. He does far [...]

By |2018-02-13T14:36:01+00:00February 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Gonzaga Prep Junior Earns Perfect ACT Score While Continuing his Great-Grandparents’ Legacy

Loyola Academy Principal Named Golden Apple Leadership Award Finalist

Golden Apple announced today that Principal of Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL Kathryn M. Baal, PhD, has been named one of seven 2018 Stanley C. Golder Leadership Award Finalists for her initiative, dedication, perseverance and innovation. Dr. Baal was appointed principal of Loyola Academy, the largest Jesuit secondary school in the nation, in 2011, [...]

By |2018-02-09T10:08:48+00:00February 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Loyola Academy Principal Named Golden Apple Leadership Award Finalist