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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

Senior Tyler Dawson and club moderator Ray Sherrock pose with a Fortels Pizza cup.

Seniors look to expand new pizza club

Cameron Range, Staff Writer December 5, 2018

Getting together, meeting new people, and eating some great pizza. That is exactly what happens at the Pizza Club. The club was created by seniors Will Sippel, Tyler Dawson, Brennan Dolnick, and Sean Feltz. “We...

MLB free agency has started and the agents this year are looking good.

MLB free agency

Ethan Heady, Staff Writer November 28, 2018

As the World Series concluded, free agency has begun. This free agent class has been known for a while as one of the best ever. Although injuries and decline in production have shortened the length of...

Its Christmas season again so that means another Christmas on Campus in the halls of De Smet.

Get ready for another Christmas on Campus

Jay Dolan, Editor-in-Chief November 26, 2018

Christmas on Campus will be held Dec. 1. Christmas on Campus is an event held on the 2nd floor of the school. The purpose of the event is to help less fortunate kids, aged 4-10, have a better Christmas....

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

What no shave November is all about

Spencer Caldwell, Staff Writer 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...

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

A new home for students within the school

Nick Einig, Web Editor 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 nurse takes blood from Michael Donlin 19 in 2018.

Mercy hospital to visit school for blood drive

Ryan Moore, Staff Writer 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...

New infield grass is being rolled out. Renovations on the field began Oct. 2.

Baseball field undergoing renovations

Jay Dolan, Editor-in-Chief 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...

Senior Troy Schneider talks to the Mock trial team about the case.

Mock Trial team prepares for first ever meet

Jay Dolan, Editor-in-chief 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,”...

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

Sophomores react to their Ascent service

Brennan Dolnick, Editor-in-chief 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,...

These 15 Jesuit universities will be visiting school Tuesday Sept. 18.

Jesuit Excellence Tour to visit Tuesday

Brennan Dolnick, Editor-in-Chief 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...

Gene Bender announces the  Big Draw winners Sept. 14.

Spartans raise enough money to get day off

Jay Dolan, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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