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Junior Tradition

Junior Tradition

Each year, the end of the 3rd quarter and last day before Spring Break marks the final day the junior class has to wear ties (aside from Mass and special events) while students at Jesuit.

During the 4th quarter, ties are not required, and during senior year it is a senior privilege. So per tradition which began in the early 2000s, at the final bell on March 10, 2023, the statue of St. Anthony in the Student Commons became a rack for about 200 discarded ties from the Class of 2024.

Mark your calendars for the many special events upcoming at Jesuit during the remainder of the school year, starting with the Special Olympics at Jesuit on Saturday (March 25) and the Men for Others Dinner on Sunday (March 26) at the Hilton Tampa Downtown, and the Jesuit Masque will make its historic first performances in the new Antinori Center for the Arts on March 30-April 1.

Other key dates in April:

  • April 6-10 - Easter Break
  • April 21 - Mission Drive Day
  • April 22 - Father-Son Fishing Tournament
  • April 23 - A Taste of Jesuit/Celebration of the Arts
  • April 28 - Senior Day and the Senior-Alumni Luncheon
  • April 29 - Spring Music Concert

Stay tuned for more information on the many upcoming special events at Jesuit, and click here to view the School Calendar on the Jesuit website.

Click here to view a high-speed, 1-minute video of the statue of St. Anthony being inundated with the discarded ties of the junior class on March 10 - from the first placed by Peter Pesansky to the last by Donovan Terry.

For more photos, go to the Facebook page Jesuit High School of Tampa