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What no shave November is all about

Most people participate in no shave November because it's fun, but many do not know the real meaning of it.
November 2, 2018

Throughout the month of November, a charity named Movember calls for the support of men to grow out their facial hair. The goal of the foundation is to raise awareness to improve the quality of life for...

A new home for students within the school

Senior Matt Linomaz launches a dodge ball toward the opposing team to win the competition for his house.
October 31, 2018

The house system has returned and the first house assembly since the fall of 2015 will be held Friday, November 2. At the beginning of the year STUGO brainstormed ideas that could be put into the school...

Mercy hospital to visit school for blood drive

Mercy hospital nurse takes blood from Michael Donlin '19 in 2018.
October 30, 2018

Freshman Stugo will host a Mercy Hospital blood drive on Nov. 9 from 9am-2pm in the gym. All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to donate blood. “As a school we’ve always said we create...

Baseball field undergoing renovations

New infield grass is being rolled out. Renovations on the field began Oct. 2.
October 17, 2018

The baseball field is undergoing renovations with new dirt and grass being added. The infield dirt was removed and replaced with 75 tons of DuraEdge, a soil with improved drainage. The field was then...

Mock Trial team prepares for first ever meet

Senior Troy Schneider talks to the Mock trial team about the case.
September 27, 2018

For the first time ever, the school will field a Mock Trial team. The team is preparing for their first meet versus Cor Jesu and SLUH in late October. “We are brand new so we are figuring it out,”...

Sophomores react to their Ascent service

Fr. Chris Schroeder, S.J. addresses the sophomores in the chapel before they embarked on Ascent Sept. 17.
September 18, 2018

Sophomores participated in the Ascent day of service yesterday afternoon. They spent the day helping schools, churches, and food pantries around St. Louis. Sophomores served Our Lady of Perpetual Help,...

Jesuit Excellence Tour to visit Tuesday

These 15 Jesuit universities will be visiting school Tuesday Sept. 18.
September 17, 2018

The Jesuit Excellence Tour (JET) will be visiting Sept. 18 from 11:45-12:45. The tour will feature 15 different Jesuit colleges from around the country. JET has been traveling from high school to high...

Spartans raise enough money to get day off

Gene Bender announces the  Big Draw winners Sept. 14.
September 14, 2018

Students learn they earned the day off on Oct. 8 at the Big Draw assembly today Friday, September 14 after hitting their fundraising goal of $142,000. This year Big Draw raised over $162,000. According...

Demerits go high tech

Student stands in front of teacher as he gives the student a demerit.
September 14, 2018

Dean of Students Peter Lenzini is making the transition from demerit cards to digital demerits. Different from last years demerit system, the demerits have gone completely digital.   “At De Smet...

Juniors react to their first day of service projects

The school blesses juniors during the missioning mass before they leave for their projects.
September 11, 2018

The juniors participated in their first day of projects yesterday following the all-school Missioning Mass. They served at different places all across St. Louis helping various types of people such as...

Everything you need to know about Big Draw

Physics teacher Gene Bender speaks to students at Big Draw assembly
August 28, 2018

Gentlemen! The 2018 Big Draw campaign is underway. Headed by alumni director Patrick Morris and physics teacher Gene Bender, Big Draw is an online raffle campaign that raises money for student activities...

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