Dec 6 College Counseling News – December 6, 2018

Help Needed! AP Exam Proctors: The College Counseling Office is looking for any parent who is interested in helping proctor AP exams this Spring. Individuals must already be approved through Safe & Sacred. If interested, please contact Kelly Shank at kshank@brebeuf.org. College Board Accommodations for 2019 AP Exams (May 6-10 & May 13-17) Attention students […]

Dec 5 Andy Penca’s Visit With the Ignatian Scholars

On Friday, November 30, 2018, Mr. Andy Penca gave an inspired talk to the Ignatian Scholars, detailing the trials and tribulations of a life intentionally lived outside of his comfort zone. From his travels and work in Australia, China, and many other countries in Asia, Mr. Penca discussed both the benefits and drawbacks to moving […]

Dec 4 2019 SAT/ACT Prep Class

Veteran Brebeuf Jesuit teachers Mr. Eric Graham (Mathematics Department Chair) and Ms. LeAnn Parson (English teacher) will be teaching the eight-week Brebeuf Jesuit SAT/ACT Prep Course to current juniors during Semester II. The four-week Math section and English/verbal section (which includes preparation for the analysis essay and the reading and writing tests) will be taught […]

Dec 3 Student Spotlight – Simon Banks ’19

Loves About Brebeuf What I love about Brebeuf is that our school environment is one that pushes you to be successful in your classes. The teachers and administration not only want you to succeed, but they also show that they are just as invested in your education as you are. Future Plans I am currently […]

Nov 28 Student Spotlight – Mimi Magee ’19

Loves About Brebeuf I love the people of Brebeuf because everyone, whether it be a teacher, faculty member, or student, is caring, understanding, and open to learning about and understanding new perspectives. I feel like every student at Brebeuf is there because they want to better themselves by getting an amazing education and surrounding themselves […]

Nov 27 Final Exam Schedule – Fall 2018

Click the links below to access the Fall 2018 Final Exam Schedules. Important Information Regarding Conflicts with Final Exams Students are asked to double-check the final exam schedule in order to determine whether or not they have a conflict. A conflict is defined as two exams scheduled at the same time or more than three […]

Nov 26 Pine Ridge Cultural Immersion and Mission Trip

Pine Ridge Cultural Immersion and Mission Trip South Dakota June 7-23, 2019 Chaperones:        Karen Beck, Program Director(Spanish teacher – World Languages Department) Brebeuf Chaperone(s) – TBD Michael Dwyer, Japanese teacher, North Central High School (Spouse of Shihling Chui-Dwyer, Brebeuf Jesuit Chinese teacher.  Michael chaperoned Pine Ridge 2017). Spiritual Advisors: Fr. Bill Verbryke, S.J., Brebeuf […]

Nov 21 Help for the Holidays Drive Concludes on Wednesday, November 28

The gifts for the families at the Crisis Office are beginning to come in as we head into the final week of our Help for the Holidays drive! Our final day for the drive will be Wednesday, November 28. Gifts to donate can be dropped off in the Community Service Office or the Chapel any […]

Nov 21 Black Student Union Students Serve at the New Life Worship Center Food Pantry

This past Saturday, members of the Black Student Union helped to organize and distribute food to Indianapolis residents at the New Life Worship Center Food Pantry. These students helped to provide Indianapolis families food for the holidays and to forge relationships within our larger community. The partnership with New Life was actually initiated and organized […]

Nov 20 Indiana Department of Education 2017-18 School Accountability Grades

Last week, the Indiana Department of Education released its 2017-18 School Accountability Grades. We were pleased to see that Brebeuf Jesuit received an “A” grade, as we have in every year that the state’s grading system has been in place. The letter grades for high schools are calculated from several factors: Student performance on the […]

Nov 20 November 28, 2018 Student and Parent Surveys

On Wednesday, November 28, the Homeroom period will be extended to allow for students to take two annual surveys online: The Independent School Management (ISM) Student Perception Survey, and the Brightbytes Technology Survey. Students will receive their survey links via their AMDG email accounts that morning. These surveys are an important tool to gauge the […]

Nov 19 Student Spotlight – Chad Smitson ’19

Loves About Brebeuf There’s a real sense of community here. I came freshman year not really knowing anyone, but I’ve ended up with multiple awesome groups of friends. People are always eager to get to know each other, and every club or group seems so inclusive. Also, although I still struggle to understand it sometimes, […]

Nov 19 Sai Chalasani ’19 Earns Gold Congressional Award Medal

The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. Young people can register when they turn 13 ½ years old and they can earn Bronze, Silver, and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Bronze, Silver, and Gold Congressional Award Medals. Each level involves setting goals in four program areas: Voluntary Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, […]

Nov 19 Sophia Pruitt Named 2018 Indiana Youth Philanthropist

Sophia Pruitt earned the 2018 Indiana Outstanding Youth Achievement Award from the Association of Fund Raising Professionals. Nominated by IndyHumane, Sophia has raised more than $24,000, fostered 60 cats and dogs, volunteered at the shelter and hosted numerous events, including Hoops for Hounds with the Pacers for the last six years. Her commitment to the […]

Nov 15 Brebeuf’s Mi Familia Student Association at the Indiana Latino Education Summit

Brebeuf students, including members of the Mi Familia Student Association attended the Indiana Latino Education Summit this past Tuesday. The summit, which is in its fifth year, provides Latino students with valuable information on getting to and through college. Students heard a rousing and inspiring message from actress, April Hernandez-Castillo, who detailed her story and […]

Nov 15 14th Annual Turkey Bowl

Benefitting Wheeler Mission Ministries November 17, 2018 4:15 – 6:15 p.m. Carmel Ice Rink Brebeuf Jesuit vs. Carmel Blue Bring out a turkey to support the Wheeler Mission and feed families during the holiday season! Each turkey you donate gives you a chance to win a CASH prize. The more turkeys you donate the better […]

Nov 15 Ignatian Teach-In for Justice and Crosses on Brebeuf’s Front Lawn    

As families drive onto the Brebeuf Jesuit campus November 15-18, they will notice memorial crosses on the lawn representing the Jesuit martyrs who died fighting political oppression during the Salvadoran Civil War. These Jesuits were faculty members and administrators at the University of Central America when they were martyred on November 16, 1989. For the […]

Nov 14 Caps for Padre

Conservation Club has set a goal to collect 250 pounds of caps and lids to recycle into a bench honoring Fr. George Menke, S.J. (Padre). We are asking students and families to send in clean plastic caps and lids such as water bottle caps, milk jug lids, sour cream or cottage cheese lids, detergent bottle […]

Nov 13 Student Spotlight – Kateri Cutsinger ’19

Loves About Brebeuf I love that as a student at Brebeuf, I am taught to truly think critically beyond the classroom. There are so many unique opportunities to learn from my peers, for example, through Diversity Dialogues and traveling to other states or countries for service or immersion. We are also encouraged to not only […]

Nov 8 Michael (Mike) Curts

Michael (Mike) Curts, age 61 of Lakeland, Florida passed away surrounded by his beloved family Friday, November 2, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Mike was born on July 28, 1957 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated from Arsenal Tech High School in 1975. Mike married the love of his life Cindy Reynolds Curts on […]