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The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

All of the Men of the Year line up in front of the entrance to the school.

Men of the Year 2019

Chris Bateman, Staff Writer April 24, 2019

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, here are the men.

Matt Hippie puts in his final check of the DURT robot to insure the best performance in the competition.

Robotics Regional performance

Spencer Caldwell, Staff Writer March 29, 2019

Transporting cargo off the planet Primus was the goal for the DURT (De Smet Ultimate Robotics Team) in their Regionals competition which was held at the Chaifetz Arena on March 14-16. The competition partnered...

senior Jacob Deighton controls his robot as the rest of the team looks on.

Eyes on the prize

Chris Bateman, Staff Writer March 7, 2019

The Robotics team is looking to have a strong push this season as they are preparing for their upcoming competitions in regionals. With their push to the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science...

Sophomore Connor Pohl puts the finishing touches on the video he created for the FIRST robotics Chairmans Award.

Robotics seeks national attention

Nick Einig, Web Editor February 26, 2019

The DURT (De Smet Ultimate Robotics Team) has applied for the Chairman's Award for the first time that, if won, would send the team to the Robotics World Championship. “We applied because we were...

Sophomore Ryan Hughes and senior Camden Brazile rehearse a scene for the upcoming musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.

48 years later the Dionysian Players return to the Forum

Jon Carani, Staff Writer February 14, 2019

The Dionysian Players will present the musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum  Feb. 21- 23 at 7:00 p.m. “The musical is very funny, broad, and physical,” Theatre Director Kurt...

Mission Week is full of fun, but made to help others in need.

Mission Week: Change Begins Within

February 14, 2019

Mission Week 2019 is full of fun events to help out people and organizations in need. Here is a little bit of what's going on. (This page will be continuously updated during the week of February 18.)  

Students travel to Chicago to participate in the Model UN.

Model UN club to debate global issues in Chicago

Spencer Caldwell, Staff Writer February 8, 2019

Attending Model United Nations conference on Feb. 7-10 in Chicago, English teachers Nick Dressler and Sean Cavanagh will moderate 19 delegates in their attempt to resolve world issues. “Although...

A local parish creates a project called Give Clean Water for a village in Nicaragua.

Water challenge

Grant Stegman, Design Editor January 15, 2019

The only thing they are drinking this month is water. This effort is to raise awareness for a new village, La Danta, that Amigos for Christ will be working with to create the first ever water system. A...

De Smet teams up with Bridge Builders to help kids who cant afford high school.

Gateway to Change to raise money for underprivileged kids

Chris Bateman, Staff Writer December 20, 2018

A group of students and faculty members traveled to Visitation Academy a couple months ago to work with an organization called Gateway to Change. Gateway to Change is a charitable organization that focuses...

Ethan Heady, Thomas Hubeli, and Colin Doherty pose with their cross. The crosses are hand made and sold around $10-15 each.

Student-made crosses to be sold at Catholic Supply Store

Jay Dolan, Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2018

While staring at a cross filled wall in teacher Andy Lange’s business two class, three seniors brainstormed ideas for their company. That is when they had their “aha!” moment. The answer was right...

The group of students and chaperones dressed up for the day to relax after doing service.

Positive change in Puerto Rico

Jon Carani, Staff Writer December 13, 2018

Stepping off the plane and entering into an unknown country they soak in the heat of the tropical air. This was just the beginning of a week full of service and excitement. Nov. 24 through Dec.1, Father...

Sophomore Michael Cutler brings in veteran to raise awareness for Spartans for Heroes.

Sophomore raises awareness for wounded veterans

Spencer Caldwell, Staff Writer December 10, 2018

Spartans for heroes is a club dedicated to helping veterans who put their life on the line each and everyday. Club founder sophomore Michael Cutler is devoted to helping veterans and first responders. “When...

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