#JSNNews Volume 3 | Number 4 | March 27, 2018
St. Ignatius College Preparatory's Youth Learning About Business Club (YLAB) visited Google earlier this month and met with Google Venture's CEO, David Krane.
"Let him easter in us, be a dayspring to the dimness of us, be a crimson-cresseted east." - Gerard Manley Hopkins, SJ

Blessings and Prayers for Holy Week and Easter!
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Cohort Gatherings 2017-2018
Groups gathering at the conference level in the coming academic year are: 

Seminars in Ignatian Leadership
The Seminars in Ignatian Leadership concluded for the year this spring. Three cohorts the Campion, Hurtado and Nadal Cohorts are halfway through their experience and are looking forward to next year, and three cohorts have graduated the Seminars: the Faber, Jogues and Ricci Cohorts . We have been blessed to have these participants journey with us. Thank you to the presidents, principals and all at school for your support of the Seminars!
St. Louis University High School Band Spontaneously Performed for Pope Francis
A group of 45 band students from St. Louis University High School traveled to the Vatican and were performing in St. Peter's Square on March 14 when something extraordinary happened: Pope Francis emerged from St. Peter's Basilica to enjoy the performance!

Bellarmine College Preparatory Robotics Team Won First Place in Northern Arizona Tournament
Bellarmine Preparatory School's Robotics Team won the Arizona Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, held March 7 to March 10 in the J. Lawrench Walkup Skydome at Northern Arizona University.

Midwest Province Assistant PASE Cathy Karl Honored with Retirement Mass
Assistant PASE for the US Midwest Province Cathy Karl (second from left) posed for a photo with her "coaching tree," those principals she has formed, at a mass held to honor her retirement.

From left to right: Matt Couture, US Midwest Province PASE; Michael Caruso, SJ, President at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago; Cathy Karl, US Midwest Province Assistant PASE; Terrence Tyrrell, Principal at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati; Brian Paulson, SJ, US Midwest Province Provincial; Brianna Latko, Principal at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago; Erin Luby, Principal at Seattle Preparatory School .
Belen Jesuit Senior Honored with NCEA Award for Service
Belen Jesuit senior Andres Dones received the 2018 Youth Virtues, Valor and Vision Award from the National Catholic Educational Association ( NCEA ) for selfless service, determination, innovation and ideals that are changing the world.

Creighton Prep and AMDG News1 Welcome Midwest Province Presidents and Principals to their Campus
Creighton Preparatory School in Omaha, NE hosted the US Midwest Province Presidents and Principals for their annual meeting this month. They welcomed the group warmly with this special report from AMDG News1.
Trustees from Northeast Province Schools Met for a Trustee Convocation
Trustees from US Northeast Province schools met on March 6 for a trustee convocation with Jack Peterson of Managing for Mission . They were joined by Fr. Jose Mesa, SJ, the Jesuit Secretary for Education, and Fr. Bill Muller, SJ, the Executive Director of the Jesuit Schools Network, who addressed them about working as a part of our wider Jesuit network.
TAG Movie will Tell the Story of Gonzaga Prep Alumni and their Famous Game of Tag
The story of ten Gonzaga Preparatory School alumni and their epic, decades-long game of tag is coming to theaters on June 15. TAG, starring Jeremy Renner, John Hamm, Ed Helms, Rashida Jones, Leslie Bibb and Isla Fisher, will bring these Gonzaga grads and the hilarious way they kept in touch after high school to the big screen.

St. Bonaventure's College's MAGIS Magazine Highlighted 10 Alumni Under 35
In the second edition of St. Bonaventure's College's MAGIS Magazine, the school highlighted ten alumni under the age of 35 who are accomplishing great things. One of these is Sr. Julia Lannon (pictured), Class of 2011, who answered the call to religious life following graduation and works with the Queenship of Mary just outside of Ottawa, Ontario.

Former Infielder and Current Broadcaster for Tampa Bay Rays Grand Marshaled Special Olympics at Jesuit Tampa
For the third straight year, Jesuit High School in Tampa, FL hosted the Hillsborough County Special Olympics. The event was a huge success, and Tampa Bay Rays broadcaster and former infielder Orestes Destrade (pictured, right, with Jesuit Tampa Admissions Director Steve Matesich to his left) set a festive tone as the Grand Marshal for the Parade of Athletes and Opening Ceremonies.

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