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Posted Friday, Mar 24, 2017 
Seniors Nick Callen and Riley O'Brien were honored at the National Football Foundation's Orange County Chapter's annual Scholar-Athletes Awards Dinner this past Monday. Honorees must be all-league or all-conference first team while maintaining a GPA of 3.6 or higher.
Posted Friday, Mar 24, 2017 
Congratulations to sophomore Lillia Velau, who has won first place in the Prose category in the Chapman University Holocaust Art & Writing Contest.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 
Senior Josh Barri has been offered more than $1 million in scholarships across fifteen colleges. His story is featured in today's OC Register, and will undoubtedly inspire all families with college-bound students!
Posted Monday, Mar 20, 2017 
JSerra Theatre Company placed third in Makeup Design at the Fullerton College High School Theatre Festival! This was only JSerra's second year participating in the competition, which includes fifty high schools from all around California.
Posted Monday, Mar 20, 2017 
Senior Nico Abusaid was honored on Sunday, March 19 as a nominee at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Student of the Year Award Reception. This event marked an important milestone for Abusaid, whose amazing efforts for the Society have been nothing less than outstanding.
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
JSerra Catholic High School recently had several students perform well in the American Mathematics Competition. One student in particular, sophomore Jason He, took the highest level test and will advance to the national level competition.
Posted Monday, Mar 13, 2017 
Under the lights of their home field Saturday night, the JSerra Girls Soccer team clinched the CIF Southern Regional State Championship. The game was a hard-fought battle between two teams that had never been in this position before. . . .
Posted Monday, Mar 13, 2017 
JSerra's resident Church History Teacher and Educational Technology Specialist has written an article for Catholic Teacher Magazine about the ever-changing field of educational technology. Congratulations, Mrs. Lagalante!
Posted Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 
Excitement and nerves were palpable as the whistle blew and Mater Dei kicked off the ball to begin the CIF Division 1 Girl's Soccer Final last Saturday. As in their previous two meetings with Mater Dei, the tempo of the game was fast and physical . . .
Posted Monday, Feb 27, 2017 
It's that time of year when OC Varsity Arts recognizes the county's most talented arts students. The 2017 nominees for the OC Register's Varsity Arts Artist of the Year Awards have been announced — and seven JSerra seniors have been nominated.
Posted Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 
Hats off to seniors Daniel Blackburn and Matthew Feldmann, who were recently selected as National Merit Finalists! To put this achievement in perspective, of the more than 1.6 million soon-to-be high school graduates across the country, fewer than 16,000 earn this honor (about 1%).
Posted Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 
Senior Royce Lewis was selected as this year's "Whiz Kid" in OC Family. Only twelve students — "Orange County's most talented and driven kids" — are chosen. Read his profile by OC Family's Jenelyn Russo....
Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 
Cross Country Head Coach Marty Dugard took a group of JSerra dads to a tiny village in England to participate in the infamous Tough Guy — a grueling race consisting of 250 obstacles along eight miles of mud and freezing water....
Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 
JSerra's Academic Decathlon team battled fifteen local high schools to win 4th place in overall team score at the Orange County Academic Decathlon. The intense competition took place over two weekends: the first focused on speech, interview, and essay at Tustin High school while the second covered tests and "super quiz" at Westminster High School....
Posted Monday, Feb 13, 2017 
Reporter Jeff Dahn recently wrote about JSerra Baseball on Perfect Game — the world's largest scouting service. Head Coach Brett Kay and senior Royce Lewis were interviewed about the dynamic of JSerra Baseball and Lewis' exploits this past summer as well as Kay's view on the team this year....
Posted Monday, Feb 13, 2017 
JSerra's Theatre students received a rave review from the OC Register for their recent production of 'Almost, Maine.' It was designed, budgeted, built, and managed by students....
Posted Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 
JSerra Advanced Drawing & Painting and AP Studio Art students walked off with 42 awards in the Western Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Competition this year! They were awarded 4 golds, 13 silvers and 25 honorable mentions. The golds medal winners will go on to compete at the national level....
Posted Friday, Feb 10, 2017 
For the first time in JSerra Boys Basketball history, the Varsity team has been selected to play in the CIF-SS Open Division. A committee of coaches, media members, and CIF officials selects the 16 best teams in Southern California (out of more than 500 in the CIF-S) to play in the Open Division. For first-year Head Coach Zach Brogdon, this prestigious honor solidifies JSerra's place among the best teams in Southern California.
Posted Friday, Feb 10, 2017 
In celebration of Catholic Schools Week, JSerra Catholic High School held its inaugural Spelling Bee on Feb. 1 for 5th and 6th grade students currently enrolled at one of seven local partner schools. Cheered on by over 500 excited classmates who held hand-drawn signs of support (and even did the wave), the 52 participants battled through nearly a dozen round of increasingly difficult spelling words...
Posted Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 
Stance Socks co-founder and Chief Product Officer Taylor Shupe spoke to over 200 eager JSerra students about the successes and failures of several businesses he has started throughout his life during an after-school FBLA presentation on Feb. 2.
Posted Monday, Feb 6, 2017 
The JSerra FBLA chapter's 90 members won 28 medals and awards this past Saturday, February 6th, at the FBLA Southern Section Leadership Conference at Biola University. Sixteen students qualified for the state competition, which will be held in April in Sacramento. We congratulate the following students...
Posted Friday, Jan 27, 2017 
Political occasions often stir up mixed emotions among friends, families, and even among communities of otherwise like-minded people. At JSerra, we are committed to forming young people in the values that Jesus Himself taught his disciples: love, goodness, patience, kindness, mercy, and self-control, to name a few....
Posted Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 
JSerra Catholic High School has signed an articulation agreement with Saddleback College that allows JSerra Law Magnet Program students to receive college credits for its new Property/Real Estate Law class.
Posted Friday, Jan 20, 2017 
JSerra's Business Magnet Program (BMP) is in the process of earning yet another Future Business Leaders of America's Gold Seal of Merit Award — the highest award an FBLA chapter can earn, which they have successfully attained for four years. As part of earning this award, students meet with and write letters to elected officials. This past Wednesday, they met with San Clemente Mayor Kathy Ward...
Posted Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 
Five deans from Orange County's most distinguished law schools appeared on the JSerra Law Magnet Dean's Panel yesterday morning to speak to over 150 students and parents at JSerra.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 
Nearly 200 friends and family of alumnus Tim Vorenkamp ('15) marked the first anniversary of his death and raised money for his Live for Others Foundation at Oak Street Beach in Laguna Beach. Read more about this talented young man and his legacy at The Daily Pilot.
Posted Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 
JSerra Catholic High School announced today that Pat Harlow will be the new Head Football Coach. After carefully considering many strong applications for this position, Coach Harlow jumped out quickly as the best fit for the Lions football program.
Posted Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 
Marine Corps Community Services once again teamed up with JSerra Catholic High School from San Juan Capistrano, Calif., to host its annual Combat Center Toy Giveaway where they gave away approximately 1,500 toys to 1,500 Combat Center patrons.
Posted Friday, Dec 9, 2016 
The OC Register wrote an article on JSerra's Christmas Choral Concert at the Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano.
Posted Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 
As predicted, the JSerra Running Lions had an incredible season. Both Boys and Girls Cross Country teams pushed it to their limits and came through with many successes.
JSerra Catholic High School

26351 Junipero Serra Road
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Phone: 949.493.9307 | Fax: 949.493.9308
Email: info@jserra.org

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