JSerra’s David Mickle is OC Varsity’s Scholar Athlete of the Week

David Mickle, JSerra Senior

*By Jason Eichelberger  from OC Varsity

A senior forward for the Lions, Mickle has been a model of high achievement in the classroom and in the community. His current courses are: Honors Comparative Religion, Intermediate Piano, Spanish 4, English 4, AP American Government, AP Physics C, and AP Calculus BC. He is the treasurer of the school’s Paws for Preventing Poverty club. He is also a member of the Peru club and has traveled to Piura, Peru to help build houses, donate clothes, and teach English to the local population. Mickle has been a four-year youth leader for the Corpus Christi in Aliso Viejo. His top college choices are Cornell, Northwestern, and Vanderbilt where he plans to pursue a major in Environmental Engineering.

For more visit OC Varsity. 

Business Magnet Achieving Huge Success in Inaugural Year

The JSerra Business Magnet program is half way through it’s inaugural year and has already opened an on-campus student run store, designed a spill-proof liquid container for the school, attended multiple seminars and conferences among many other great accomplishments.

The Business Magnet program had the honor of hearing speakers share their knowledge and experiences this year, but the program has also attended a seminar at University of California, Irvine last November hosted by Bixby Land Company President and Chief executive, Bill Halford.

UCI Paul Merage School Of Business was so impressed by the students at the seminar they have been invited to another seminar with speaker Jim McCluney, Chief Executive Officer Emulex corporation.

The Business Magnet Program students will be visiting Fullerton College March 3 to participate in the Future Business Leaders of America Southern Sectionals competition.

Many of the students are taking exams on business topics of their choice and many others will be doing co-op  test where multiple students will work together on a range of topics.

Junior Max Palmer and senior Cody Dupuis will be competing in the Global Business group testing.

“We are excited to put the knowledge of ours together and the things we have learned in our intro to business course. We plan on making it to Nationals together and expect great success from our classmates as well,” said Palmer and Dupuis.

For more information on JSerra Magnet Programs click here.

Lady Lions Give Back to the Community

Check out all the latest from JSerra’s Lady Lions, in the February newsletter.

Freshman Megan House shares her experience mentoring young girls in basketball and JSerra senior’s are honored at senior night with friends and family.

To read more click here Girls Basketball News.

Also be sure to come out to support our eighth ranked Lady Lions as they take on Costa Mesa High School in the first round of the CIF Playoffs, Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. hosted in the JSerra Pavilion. 

Carmelite Sisters in Concert

Join the Carmelite Sisters in the “Seasons of the Soul,” concert Feb. 19 at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. Enjoy an evening of inspiration and hope as the Carmelite Sisters perform Gregorian chants and contemporary works by the Sisters.

“Everyone left with a tear in their eye and a smile on their face.”  – Margie Luxford

“Our hearts felt too big for our chests, too, as we heard the Sisters perform an array of spiritual works from Gregorian Chants to Christian Praise Music.” – Jenine Baines


Tickets can be purchased at www.carmelitesistersocd.com