“The Catalogue also listed the courses offered for the 1951–52 school year as follows:
“First year: religion and public speaking, arithmetic and grammar review, Latin, English, algebra, ROTC.
“Second year: religion and public speaking, Latin, English, geometry, world history, ROTC. (Students aiming for the “Honorary Classical” diploma would substitute Greek for ROTC.)
“By junior year, in addition to taking the requisite religion, public speaking, Latin, English and ROTC classes (Greek for honors classes), students had the freedom to choose two of four options: physics, chemistry, algebra or U.S. history-civics.
“Seniors likewise had choices to make. Everyone studied religion, public speaking, Latin and English. In addition, they could choose three from the following: U.S. history-civics, chemistry, physics, trigonometry-solid geometry, algebra, economics, ROTC, study hall [waste of time], and Greek for honors classes. Students could also sign up for a typing course.
“These courses resembled those at Jesuit schools throughout the U.S. and still reflected the school’s roots in the Ratio Studiorum.”
My cousin graduated in 1957. He took four years of Latin and three years of Greek and went on to Stanford.
So-called modern education ruined all that.
In the 60s, we had 34 Jesuits and 18 lay teachers at the all-boys school.
How many teaching Jesuits does the school have today? a big fat 2
Any so-called Catholic school that does not produce vocations to the priesthood or religious life is not a Catholic school.
There are some that do.
I do not recommend that school anymore.