Stories written by Teresa Martinez Director of Communications

New practice field inaugurated at Belen Jesuit


After 10 months of construction, the northwest lot of Belen Jesuit Preparatory School was transformed into a beautiful new practice field featuring an artificial turf. Over 100 students joined the Belen administration, members of the alumni association and the Jesuits to celebrate the inauguration and blessing of the 3-acre practice field Jan. 14. “The new […]

43 Students Return From European Adventure

Group Photo of OSP 2013 in Salzburg, Austria.

For the 20th Anniversary of the Belen Jesuit Social Studies Department’s Overseas Study Program (OSP), Mr. Patrick Collins along with other faculty members including alumnus Jesuit Father Christian Saenz’95 led 43 students, alumni, family members to experience the best of Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lucerne, Heidelberg and Cologne in eleven days in June. “The Overseas Study […]

Students Return from Mission Trip Built a bridge in a remote village in the Dominican Republic

Students taking part in Belen Jesuit’s 2013 Belen Youth Mission Trip pose for a picture while holding building tools.

The quote by St. Ignatius of Loyola, “Go forth and set the world on fire” can best describe the group of individuals that decided to use their summer vacation to accomplish an incredible feat. Sixty-five students from Belen Jesuit joined alumni, students from Our Lady of Lourdes Academy and Carrolton School of the Sacred Heart, […]

Carlos Ponce concert to benefit Belen Jesuit Scholarship Fund

Carlos Ponce concert to benefit Belen Jesuit Scholarship Fund

Season two of the Belen Jesuit Cultural Series will include a performance by Puerto Rican actor, singer, composer and television personality Carlos Ponce on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. The Belen Jesuit Jazz Band conducted by Marlene Urbay will perform alongside Ponce’s classic American and Latin standards. “We are excited to welcome Carlos Ponce […]

Belen Jesuit Preparatory School Paralympian Rudy Garcia-Tolson Motivates Students


Paralympian Rudy Garcia-Tolso spoke to students at Belen Jesuit Preparatory School , and “his message of faith, determination, positive thinking and belief oneself served as an inspiration to our students,” said Carlos Barquin, Belen Jesuit Athletic Director. Throughout his morning presentation, Rudy told students about how he lost both legs, overcame challenges and maintained a […]

New School Year Launches New Technology Initiative Full implementation of iPads in the classroom

Students began using iPads in the classroom sporadically throughout the 2011-12 school year. In this picture, sixth grade students are using iPads during a Spanish class taught by veteran Belen Jesuit teacher Alicia Fariñas.

The first day of the 2012-13 school year for Belen Jesuit Preparatory School will be on Tuesday, August 21. Students will embark in a new era of teaching at Belen Jesuit with the implementation of a one‐to‐one program using the Apple iPad device and utilizing all digital textbooks. “Our faculty has been receiving training on […]

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