The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

Recycling initiative is being restarted for first time in over five years, after COVID previously caused it to be shut down.
Keeping it greener starts now
Andrew Dolan, Features Editor • May 1, 2024

The school is working to restart the recycling initiative that was first started in 2019 and is being continued by Environmental Science teacher...

The hockey team plays Marquette for the 2024 Challenge Cup  title tonight at 8:30 at Centene Center.
Hockey set to defend their Challenge Cup title tonight
Luke Koenig, Editor-in-Chief • March 1, 2024

It is Groundhog Day for the De Smet Jesuit Spartans as they are playing in their third straight Challenge Cup Final game tonight at 8:30 at Centene...

Peter Marvin 27, Jaren Jackson 24, and Aiden Hadican 27 participate in the Inclusion Program with help from the One Classroom program supported by the Annual Catholic Appeal.
Finding acceptance
Hank Hardage, Opinions Editor • May 1, 2024

Freshman Aiden Hadican stands at center court during the Mission Week all-school assembly, all eyes directly on him. He waves his arms in the...

The Class of 24 gathers for the final time at school for a celebratory lunch.
The thick and the the thin
Luke Koenig, Editor-in-Chief • April 25, 2024

Senior Charlie Erker, despite an already crowded schedule, sought more meaning. He joined the Best Buddy Junior Advisory Board in January and...

Advanced Placement are offered at the school, but are not worth it for those are naturally bad test takers.
AP is not worth it
Luke Koenig, Editor-in-Chief • May 1, 2024

This past year, 1.2 million people took AP (Advanced Placement) tests which are exams that are scored 1-5 for students enrolled in a class for...

When it snows students should have the privelege of enjoying it away from school.
Snow days should remain snow days
Liam Mahfood-Thurman, Entertainment Editor • February 27, 2024

Virtual school was introduced nationwide during the Covid-19 pandemic back in March 2020. Since then, online school has been seen as an alternative...

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Members of the newspaper staff went on a five-hour adventure to try all of the best sandwiches St. Louis has to offer. Hank Hardage 26, Luke Koenig 24, Will Timmons 24 Liam Mahfood-Thurman 26, and Andrew Dolan 26.
Newspaper staff rates the top sandwiches in STL
Luke Koenig, Editor-in-Chief • April 25, 2024

Experiencing music live takes your listening pleasure to another level. Here are some top shows coming to St. Louis this summer that you may find entertaining.
Summer concerts worth seeing in St. Louis
Andrew Dolan, Features Editor • February 29, 2024

The most important aspect of summer is the music. Summer isn’t the same without some good tunes as you are basking in the sun. With summer...

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