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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

As of Oct. 12, De Smet is 85% toward reaching the goal.

Spartan Fund nearing end goal

Thomas Dolan, Staff Writer October 12, 2020

The Spartan Fund is a new fundraiser started by Mr. Cernicek and Mr. Morris to help bring in more funds for the school. Over 40% of the Big Draw revenue was going toward prizes and incentives, three...

Senior Justin Kennedy rehearses a scene for the upcoming fall play Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind scheduled for Oct. 15-18.

Fall play goes on despite COVID-19 restrictions

Sebastian Kelly, Staff Writer October 8, 2020

The De Smet Dioynesian Players will perform their annual fall play in the theatre Oct. 15-18 but face COVID-19 restrictions. The theatre program canceled their previously scheduled plays for the 2020-2021...

Seniors will take the ACT on campus Oct. 6. For many, it is the first time they will take the test due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Seniors to take ACT test Tuesday

John Baxendale, Contributing Writer October 2, 2020

To allow seniors to still take the ACT during the pandemic, De Smet has devised a plan for the seniors to take the test on campus Oct. 6 with testing beginning at 9:00 am. “With the pandemic ever...

Nurse Molly Deveruex tests Senior Ryan Flavins temperature.

Get to know the new nurse

Drew Insco, Staff Writer September 28, 2020

De Smet has gotten a new nurse for the 2020-2021 school year. They made this change because of the COVID-19 pandemic to help the students overall health and keep a look out for possible cases. Nurse...

Workers from the Aries company prepare to set up 800 chairs 6 feet apart on the turf.

Mass of the Holy Spirit preview

Ra'Shod Smith-Harvey, Staff Writer September 17, 2020

De Smet will conduct a Mass of the Holy Spirit Friday on the turf in what will be the first gathering of the entire school together. “The Mass of the Holy Spirit is a tradition in Jesuit schools that...

Due to COVID-19 masks and lanyards are mandatory for all students and faculty.

Reasoning for masks, lanyards for all students

Thomas Dolan, Staff Writer September 16, 2020

Due to COVID-19 masks and lanyards are mandatory for all students and faculty. “They provide an extra layer of security in a landscape that demands that we be more vigilant about protecting teachers...

All college visits have been moved to Virtual visits through Zoom.

College visits working different this year

Ryan Flavin, Staff Writer September 8, 2020

A lot of things have changed this year due to COVID-19 starting with school, sports, and life in general. Along with these things college visits have changed too. All college visits have been moved to...

These 12 seniors were named Men of the Year by the faculty and their peers.

Men of the Year 2020

May 6, 2020

Each year the faculty and students vote on 12 students who represent and embody De Smet’s ideals, they are named Men of the Year. The men and their first thoughts of being honored are below.

The turf sits empty after MSHSAA cancels the spring sports season.

A big letdown

Michael Dolan, Design Editor April 21, 2020

With Governor Parson’s announcement of in-person school closure for the remainder of the year, MSHSAA has announced the cancellation of all spring sports for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Junior...

Spring sports will be shut down in conjunction with the school until further notice

Shutting down school also means shutting down spring sports

Ryan Moore, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2020

As coronavirus spreads across the world precautionary measures begin to take place including school closures. De Smet announced March 15 they would shut down school and move to remote learning until April...

Students embark on a service trip journey down to Punta Gorda, Belize

Senior Serivce in Belize

Ryan Moore, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2020

*Edit: Trip has been postponed due to coronavirus outbreak* Seven Seniors and two faculty members are traveling to Punta Gorda, Belize over spring break March 15 - 22 to give a week of service. “I...

Administration encourages students to keep up good hygiene as Coronavirus concerns grow.

Coronavirus raises concerns among administration as cases pass 100,000

Ryan Moore, Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2020

As cases of the Coronavirus rise administration begins to worry about the health and safety of all students especially as spring break draws closer. “We have a readiness plan with many different options,”...

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