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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

Sophomore gains experience from starting own business

Nick Einig, Web Editor March 7, 2018

A loud whirr fills the room, as he turns on the machine. A laser singes the block of wood in front of him as three very fine letters appear. Sophomore Sebastian Martin has his own laser engraving business...

Matthew Hilmer competes for De Smet in a freestyle event at the Ladue Invitational in 2015. Hilmer is now competes at the club level as he prepares to swim at the college level.

The daily grind

Jay Dolan, Staff Writer February 8, 2018

He wakes up at 4:30 am, aching in pain from the practice the night before, every ounce of his body telling him to go back to sleep. Ignoring the temptation, he prys himself out of bed. He then drives 30...

Sothers sits on the far left while holding Ginger as Lizzy looks off into the distance

Dog days

Jay Dolan, Staff Writer December 12, 2017

In spite of being at an all boys school, Ginger and Lizzy attend class like it’s their own. And at the end of the day, they are finally let outside and are able to relieve themselves at the bewilderment...

Paddling to Wreck Island, two canoes race to the next stop.

Retracing steps

Grant Stegman, Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2017

Anna Kawolski is one of the many children that could benefit from One Classroom’s mission of inclusive education.

One classroom at a time

Brendan Johnson, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2017

Anna Kowalski loves to sing, dance and cook. She would give the world to be able to wear a princess dress to school, and her parents, Bill and Sarah, would do the same to make sure that school is Catholic....

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

Photo booth fun at Mom Prom

January 17, 2017

Senior J.J. Meyer created the AMDG mural in Theology teacher Howard Places room this year.

Ignatian 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...

Freshman Vince Reckamp shows off his parkour skills.

Spartan ninja warrior

Jacob Young, Social Media Editor January 5, 2017

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 he thought was fun: Parkour. He trained at two...

Senior Zach Yahl reflects on his experience at Philmont.

Flushed Out

Mario Ghazal, Staff Writer January 5, 2017

Senior Zach Yahl wakes up in the middle of the night to water pooling on the ground with the sound of rain pounding his tent and lightning flashing around him. He hears the shout, “Flash flood! Flash...

Wrld on Drugs by Juice Wrld and Future was released on Oct 19. and there are some good and bad things about it, here they are.

Music Mondays

November 16, 2016

Music is the key to the soul. Every Monday, teachers kick off the week with a playlist of their favorite songs. Kick back, relax and give them a chance at the aux.

All the world is a stage for freshman actor

All the world is a stage for freshman actor

Alex Kramer, Sports Editor November 9, 2016

Waiting for the play to begin, he isolates himself offstage. With his undivided attention, he asks himself how he will be able to inspire his audience. Freshman Thomas Schartner is a professional actor...

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