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Georgetown Prep to Open Slavery Exhibit for Year of Reconciliation

Georgetown Preparatory School in North Bethesda, MD has announced the opening of the exhibit "Georgetown Prep and Slavery: Endowment of Tears, Hope for Reconciliation." The exhibit is based on documents and illustrations from the Booth Family Center for Special Collections at Georgetown University, the online Georgetown Slavery Archive, and the Georgetown Preparatory School Archives, [...]

By | 2018-05-14T12:13:32+00:00 May 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Georgetown Prep to Open Slavery Exhibit for Year of Reconciliation

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