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  • Students Weigh In on Single-Sex vs. Co-Ed Schooling

    Students Weigh In on Single-Sex vs. Co-Ed Schooling

    Gagan Timsina '20

    January 3, 2018

    The majority of the schools in America are coed; however, Rochester has a number of single-sex schools.  Students’ opinions vary on the differences between coed and single-sex education. Interviews with local and out-of-state students revealed that people believe there are separations between male...

    The faculty and student body all gather together to celebrate The Mass of The Holy Spirit. McQuaid Jesuit has been an single-sex(all boys) schools since 1954.

    '20 Gagan Timsina

  • Juniors Attend Kairos for the First Time

    Juniors Attend Kairos for the First Time

    Nate Axtell

    January 3, 2018

    McQuaid Jesuit has changed Kairos from a senior retreat to a junior retreat following the trend of many other Jesuit high schools. One of the main influences in changing Kairos was Mr. Nathan Drahms, Director of Retreats and Worship. “ Going on Kairos will benefit you and the others that go on Kairos...

    This is the first group of Juniors to go on Kairos retreat in November at Mcquaid Jesuit High School. They went to Camp Stella Marris and were getting closer to their brothers.

    Mr. Matthew Fowler

  • New Speaker Series to Inform Parents

    New Speaker Series to Inform Parents

    Carl Luther '20 and Sean Reilly '20

    December 19, 2017

    The McQuaid Jesuit Principal Speaker Series is a new addition for parents of high school students to further prepare their sons for college, benefit them in their faith, and enhance their maturity and liveliness in the family. The speaker series was added into the McQuaid Jesuit life by Principal Adam Ba...

    Phyllis Fagell delivers an important speech. At the last Speaker Series on October 16 she gave a very important message of how parents can better connect with their sons.

    Mr. Adam Baber

  • Despite Some Student Complaints, Perceptions of Homework Load Vary

    Despite Some Student Complaints, Perceptions of Homework Load Vary

    Aidan Holvey '19

    December 19, 2017

    Recent talk among the student body at McQuaid Jesuit indicates some students are overwhelmed with the amount of homework they are receiving each night. However preliminary research has revealed quite the opposite. High schoolers from different grade levels might actually be fabricating the amount...

    Difference in homework versus free time based on student poll.

    Aidan Holvey '19

  • Bienvenido a Mrs. Vanessa Bucukovski!

    Bienvenido a Mrs. Vanessa Bucukovski!

    Kumar Ghimirey '18

    December 19, 2017

    Mrs. Vanessa Bucukovski, who joined the Foreign Language Department in September of 2017, grew up in Syracuse, New York where she attended West Genesee High School. Although her parents' background is Southern Macedonia, she was raised in a Native culture. Mrs. Bucukovski went to Roberts Wesleyan Colleg...

    Mrs. Venessa Bucukovski joins the Foreign language Department this year teaching Spanish.

    McQuiad Jesuit Website

  • Speech and Debate Reaches Top 21 Percent in United States

    Speech and Debate Reaches Top 21 Percent in United States

    Bryan Sanchez '20

    December 19, 2017

    The McQuaid Jesuit Speech and Debate team is among the top 21 percent of Speech and Debate teams in the United States. The Speech and Debate team recently sent a team of three students, seniors George Rogalskyj and Hugo Keith and sophomore Daniel Backus, to compete in the Tuna Spider International World...

    Three McQuaid students go to the Alfred Tuna Snider International World Schools Debate Tournament at Cornell University.

    Dr. Kathy Ruppert

  • Dial M For McQuaid Theatre

    Dial M For McQuaid Theatre

    Michael Pribe '20

    December 18, 2017

    McQuaid Jesuit's recent top-notch production of Dial M for Murder by Fredrick Knott exemplified terrific amateur theatre and provided audiences the opportunity to solve a perfect murder. Everyone associated with the play described the experience as creative and a lot of fun. Performances in Dial M...

    Actors receive a standing ovation after a successful Saturday night performance of Dial M For Murder.

    Michael Pribe '20

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