The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School
  • Up and coming Alum

    Up and coming Alum

    Patrick McHugh, Entertainment Editor

    January 20, 2017

    Rolling Stone named Jack Grelle ‘06  as one of the “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know.” The list was featured in their January issue. Grelle is a rising star in country music, using his 70’s honky-tonk riffs to draw the masses. His twist:  progressive m... READ MORE »»

    Jack Grelle 06' on the cover of his album Steering Me Away

    Photo courtesy of images4u

  • Jeff Yalden empowers students during all school assembly

    Jeff Yalden empowers students during all school assembly

    Michael Sei

    January 18, 2017

    Jeff Yalden visits De Smet from DeSmetPress on Vimeo.... READ MORE »»

    Jacob Deighton

  • Photo booth fun at Mom Prom

    Photo booth fun at Mom Prom

    January 17, 2017

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    Senior Max Rogers and his mother Michele pose in the Lifetouch photobooth at Mom Prom.

    Lifetouch

  • Ignation art

    Ignation art

    Drew Brown, Managing Editor

    January 17, 2017

    Spraying graffiti all over the back wall of a religion classroom will usually get someone suspended or kicked out of high school, but not in senior J.J. Meyer’s case. Meyer was first introduced to graffiti by his street artist friend Daniel Silva.... READ MORE »»

    Senior J.J. Meyer created the AMDG mural in Theology teacher Howard Place's room this year.

    Drew Brown

  • Fútbol for football

    Fútbol for football

    Alex Kramer, Sports Editor

    January 7, 2017

    With 29 players in the National Soccer Hall of Fame and over 10 players currently playing in the MLS from St. Louis, the city deserves a top tier professional soccer team. The city has not had a high-level professional franchise since the St. Louis Stars... READ MORE »»

    A new franchise and stadium in the city would open more opportunities for new jobs and new ways to beautify downtown St. Louis as well

    Photo rendering courtesy of HOK

News

Maintenance to install updated water fountains, bottle filling stations

Maintenance to install updated water fountains, bottle filling stations

Brendan Johnson, Editor-in- Chief

The maintenance staff will begin replacing several of the outdated, ceramic water fountains this weekend for something more modern, stainless steel and...  Read More »

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Design class enters Doodle 4 Google competition

Design class enters Doodle 4 Google competition

Chris Bateman, Staff Writer

The Digital Design Media classes just finished up their projects for the “Doodle 4 Google” contest. Students from all over the country from grad...  Read More »

Dec 6 • No Comments

School takes part in Giving Tuesday

School takes part in Giving Tuesday

Brendan Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

Black Friday and Cyber Monday were days for consumers to focus on themselves. Today, Giving Tuesday, breaks the trend and shifts the focus onto others. The schoo...  Read More »

Nov 29 • No Comments

Tina Meier addresses issues of cyberbullying

Tina Meier addresses issues of cyberbullying

November 18, 2016

Bluntly and in your face, speaker Tina Meier is fearless when telling the story of her daughter’s suicide. In 2006, Meier’s dau...  Read More »

Protesters speak out about Trump’s election

Protesters speak out about Trump’s election

November 12, 2016

Dana has lived in Indiana all her life, but now she feels that her community could be turned against her. “I knew that people s...  Read More »

Editorials

Pros and cons of high school dating

Pros and cons of high school dating

Jan 10 • No Comments

How to be a forward-thinking conservative

How to be a forward-thinking conservative

November 14, 2016

At this perilously changing time in human history,...  Read More »

Everyone should take personal finance

Everyone should take personal finance

November 9, 2016

Ever wonder how to setup a bank account, manage yo...  Read More »

Social insecurities

Social insecurities

October 20, 2016

America's youth faces an enormous economic disadvantage...  Read More »

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Features

Power of prayer

Power of prayer

Grant Stegman, Staff Writer

He starts off with some silent reflection, as sweat drips from his body. Looking at the heavy weight on the bar, he tells himself, ‘You’ve got this’...  Read More »

Jan 5

Spartan ninja warrior

Spartan ninja warrior

Jacob Young, Social Media Editor

Freshman Vince Reckamp can do things that most people can only dream of doing. Reckamp was never a big team sports kind of guy, so he took up something...  Read More »

Jan 5

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The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School
The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School