Brebeuf Jesuit is thrilled to welcome you to our community.

This page is designed to provide helpful information for new families
as you navigate and plan for the 2019-2020 school year.

If at any time, you have any questions,
please do not hesitate to contact us…we are happy to help!

New Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

8:30-9:00 a.m. – Registration
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Freshman Orientation
9:00-11:30 a.m. – Transfer Orientation
9:00-10:30 a.m. – Parent Orientation
10:30-11:00 a.m. – Parent Reception

Orientation is an important event for students and parents to be introduced to Brebeuf Jesuit and be prepared for a successful transition to high school.

Questions?  Contact Liz Otteson at

Summer School 2019

We are looking forward to a fantastic Summer School 2019! Enrolled families can click here to learn more about Summer School, including important contact information, attendance policy, drop-off/pick-up and more.

Major Dates for the 2019-2020 School Year

August 7, 2019 – New Student Orientation

August 8, 2019 – First day of classes

September 2, 2019 – Labor Day (no classes)

September 9-13, 2019 – Spirit Week

October 7-8, 2019 – Early release & Parent-Teacher Conferences

October 9-11, 2019 – Fall Break and Yom Kippur (October 9)

October 16, 2019 – PSAT & Freshman Retreat (no classes for seniors)

November 27-29, 2019 – Thanksgiving Break

December 17-19, 2019 – Semester exams

December 20, 2019 – Exam Makeup Day (if necessary)

December 23, 2019 – January 3, 2020 – Christmas Break

January 6, 2020 – First day of second semester classes

January 20, 2020 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes)

February 17, 2020 – Presidents’ Day Holiday (no classes)

March 9, 2020 – Faculty/Staff Retreat Day (no classes)

March 30 – April 3, 2020 – Spring Break

April 10, 2020 – Good Friday (no classes)

May 12-14, 2020 – Spring Semester Exams for Grade 12

May 17, 2020 – Baccalaureate & Commencement

May 20-22, 2020 – Spring Semester Exams for Grades 9-11

June 8, 2020 – Summer School begins

Back-to-School Basics

Entering and Exiting Brebeuf

Brebeuf Jesuit students must use the east door of the Gym Lobby for all entrances and exits.  All visitors use the Main Lobby Entrance.

The Brebeuf Schedule

Brebeuf Jesuit’s schedule utilizes a Day 1-5 format with built in breaks, called Personal Responsibility Time (PRT).  Classes begin at 8:15 a.m.  Dismissal is at 3:15 p.m.

Zero Hour courses begin at 7:15 a.m.

Schedule Change Days – August 12-13

If your student needs to make any changes to their academic schedule, join us for one of the Schedule Change Days on either Monday, August 12 or Tuesday, August 13 from 9:00–11:00 a.m. and 1:00–3:00 p.m. in the academic counseling offices.

If you have any questions, please contact Christina Rhodes, Director of Academic Counseling, at

Parent Parking

Brebeuf Jesuit parents are asked to park in the Visitor Parking Lot.  The numbered spots are designated for faculty and staff.

Freshman Service Day

On August 5, 2019, we are excited to offer a service outing for incoming freshmen to volunteer.  The Freshman Service Day is a great way to get to know fellow incoming freshman as well as teachers and staff that join the group as chaperones. More information will be sent to enrolled families as the date draws closer.

If you have any questions, please contact Nick Klingler.

Wellness Center Orientation

Wellness Center Orientation for all incoming Brebeuf Jesuit student-athletes will take place on June 3-6, 2019 from 7:00-9:00 a.m. Student-athletes should plan on attending two of the four sessions in order to complete their orientation.  If you have scheduling problems, please contact Joel Clem.

Locker Assignments

Locker assignments will be posted outside the Dean’s Office on August 7 at 10:00 a.m.  Students are welcome to set up their lockers at this time.

Student IDs

Students will get their school IDs on the first day of classes on August 8. Students are required to wear their Student ID on the lanyard provided.

School Pictures

School pictures will take place on August 8, the first day of school, from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Efroymson Auditorium.

Cafeteria Information / Lunch

The Brebeuf Jesuit Cafeteria uses a point-of-sale system in which students can scan their Student ID and their lunch amount is deducted from their account on

Families will receive an email from the Brebeuf Jesuit Business Office over the summer containing their STUDENT PATRON ID which will be required to set up their PaySchools Central account.

Please click here for the PaySchools Central toolkit for more information.

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Grabowski.

Tech Days for Incoming Students

Got a new device to add to our network at Brebeuf? Forget your network password? Have tech questions? Come visit the experts on one of our Tech Days on August 1 or August 2.  Our team will be in the Information Commons from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., before classes start, to provide professional help.

Book Ordering

Students must have the required texts for the first day of class.  All Brebeuf Jesuit textbooks must be ordered online through MBS Direct at

The online bookstore opened in June.

If you have any questions, please contact Jen LaMaster at