Thursday, December 3, 2020

Timeline: 1946

  • February 26, 1946 Anecdotes

    School Landscaping

    Bishop Lynch writes the Mother's Club to compliment them on landscaping the school. “In this very meritorious undertaking you are doing a great deal to attract attention to this wonderful institution, to make our Catholic people proud of it and entice others to esteem it as an outstanding attractive spot in this fair city.”

    Mother's Club Scrapbook 44-45

  • May 1946 Anecdotes

    Yearbook Photos

    Yearbook has photos of graduating seniors, most valuable athletes, most popular senior [Note: Charlie Avery is not included because he needed an extra half year to graduate. A separate article covers him in The Roundup May 1947]

  • May 1, 1946 Sports

    Rangers Nickname

    Ed Maher (first lay faculty member ‘42) gave the football team its nickname “Rangers”; he once lived in the city of Ranger, Texas and liked the town.

  • May 1, 1946 Sports

    New Coach

    Veteran Paul Tyson, who has more Texas high school championships than any other coach, named head football, basketball, and baseball coach

  • May 31, 1946 Anecdotes

    First Graduation of Four Year Students

    Commencement was held in the high school auditorium. This was the first class to complete 4 years at Jesuit. The Bishop Lynch trophy was awarded to Joseph Leverette.

    The Roundup 5/46

  • Fall 1946 Activities/Clubs

    Debate Team Formed

    The debate team was formed as part of the Philothespic Society in Jesuit's first years. It begins to take on a larger, independent role.

    The Roundup Commencement Issue 47

  • August 1946 Sports

    Football Banquet

    Football Banquet The Dads' Club honors the football squads with a banquet at the school cafeteria. P.C. Cobb, Director of Athletics of Dallas schools, is the principal speaker.

  • November 1946 Sports

    Athletic Letters Awarded

    Letters are awarded to 17 players and the student manager at the annual banquet for the football team in the school cafeteria with Mayor Woodall Rodgers serving as toastmaster.