A Jesuit High School is any high school currently or previously operated by the Jesuits, a Roman Catholicreligious order. High school, or Secondary school, is the last segment of compulsory education in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (Republic of China) (only junior high school), the United Kingdom and the United States. ... The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... A religious order is an organization of people who live in some way set apart from society in accordance with religious devotion. ...
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JesuitHighSchool in Portland, Oregon, USA, is a Catholic highschool founded by the Society of Jesus in 1956.
Though it was not finally established until 1956, the process of founding a Jesuithighschool in Portland began in 1907, when property was purchased by the parish of St. Ignatius and set aside for a future highschool.
Jesuit priests and Holy Cross priests raised pledges of $117,000 by Wednesday of the first week of a fundraising campaign in churches, and hundreds of thousands of dollars were raised by door-to-door canvassing.
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