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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

In solidarity with students around the world, senior Andrew Smith, sophomore Sean Fletz, sophomore Chris Williams, and junior Alex Meyers gather at 7am for See You at the Pole day.

Students gather for world prayer event

Jacob Young, Social Media Editor September 28, 2016

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) moderator Colby Robinson gathered on Sept 28th in the morning to pray for a greater cause, to unite in prayer with other communities. At the same time, schools across...

Freshman Tim Chiapel hands over the Phantom 2 drone to Principal Trevor Bonat

Chiapel family donates drone

Brendan Johnson, Editor-in-Chief September 27, 2016

As he shook hands with Principal Trevor Bonat, freshman Tim Chiapel handed over the latest addition to the school’s fleet of drones, the Phantom 2. The drone came as a donation on Sept. 27 from the Chiapel...

New Phantom 4 drone hovers above the turf field.

Phantom flying in from above

Mario Ghazal, News Editor September 23, 2016

DeSmet has purchased a drone: the Phantom 4. The $1000 aerial bot is joining the campus in order to expand the school’s arsenal for finding creative ways to look at everyday objects from a new perspective. The...

Students sit in the stands while cheering

Spartanfest begins

September 21, 2016

Spartanfest is here and with it a number of activities to hype up the students and promote school spirit.  The week will feature several dress down days and special lunches for the students to enjoy,...

Junior Will Brown reads his lines during rehearsal of The Laramie Project Sept. 19.

Theatre department encourages discussion with controversial production

Patrick McHugh, Entertainment Editor September 20, 2016

The theater department is ready to start a conversation. 21-year-old Matthew Shepard was beaten to death on Oct. 12, 1998 because he was gay. His death inspired the creation of the theater production,...

This is MySparta

This is MySparta

Brendan Johnson, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2016

There’s an app for nearly everything nowadays. Some apps are able to order fast food, while others help find the best deals or the perfect date. Now there’s even an app that organizes everything a...

DEA agent Mike Shaw speaks to the freshman about effects of alcohol and drug abuse.

DEA shocks students with video about opiate drugs

Drew Brown, Managing editor September 15, 2016

Not even maggots crawling out of Melissa's legs, caused by an infection from a dirty needle, could prevent her craving for heroin. Students watched in dead silence as she called up her drug dealer to have...

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