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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

The DURT Robotics team watches the First Robotics Competition (FRC) theme reveal video. The event kicked off the 2022 FRC season.

Robotics Team Kicks off 2022 Season

Donovan Hughes, Managing Editor January 13, 2022

DURT robotics team received their objectives Tuesday for the 2022 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) that takes place March 31 and April 1. DURT has now begun the preparations for the event and are taking...

Senior Connor Wade prepares cups of water after a timeout in the 4th quarter of the basketball game versus Cardinal Ritter

The 6th Man

January 11, 2022

An unsung hero in the program, senior Connor Wade has dedicated his time and presence to the basketball program over his four years at De Smet and does everything he can to help the team without being...

Senior Jesse Hahs hopes to captivate his love for wrestling by ending his high school career with a state championship.

This is it

Nick Abel, Editor-in-chief January 11, 2022

When most kids play sports in grade school they usually play basketball, baseball, soccer, or maybe even flag football, but for Jesse Hahs, he knew early on that his calling was wrestling. Senior wrestler...

Photo by Debbie Higgins

School names new president

Donovan Hughes, Managing Editor December 20, 2021

On January 1st, the new interim president Jesuit Father Ronny O’Dwyer S.J will take office. He is a returning staff member who was here from 2009-2013 as a theology teacher and assistant for student...

Call Of Duty: Vanguard game review

Call Of Duty: Vanguard game review

Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist November 24, 2021

On Nov. 7, Call Of Duty, with Activision and Sledgehammer Games released another installment of a World War II video game. Unlike Call Of Duty: WWII (2017), Call Of Duty: Vanguard has been one of the most...

The Gateway Arch is a prominent figure in the St. Louis skyline.

Saint Louis City’s Hidden Gems

Colby Quinn '24, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Saint Louis City is no longer the bustling home to 850,000 thousand people that it once was. While many families and businesses have moved across county lines, hidden gems still remain in the city. It...

Flowers of condolensces are spread throughout the school today as faculty and staff pause to mourn the loss of sophomore Cole Anello.

De Smet community grieves the loss of a student

Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist November 22, 2021

Students, faculty, and staff pause today to mourn the passing of sophomore Cole Anello who died on the morning of Nov. 14. For a week, teachers, classmates, teammates, and friends have been grieving...

A student prepares to give blood during the blood drive in Spartan Hall last spring. The event will move back to the gym this year.

STUCO to host blood drive Thursday

Ethan Weishaar, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

The Student Council will host a blood drive on Thursday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the gym with the goal of collecting 50 units of blood, allowing students to help save lives.  “Hospitals and...

Spartans share their favorite music to get us through the week.

Spotify Playlist of The Week

Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist October 29, 2021

On this week's "Spotify Playlist of The Week." We are featuring Mr. Walsh chemistry playlist. Mr. Walsh is a Chemistry teacher and a class of 1976 De Smet Alumni. Mr. Walsh can be found listening to these...

Theology teacher Dr. Mike Callahan puts a new spin on senior Ignatian Vision class by connecting film to theology.

Doc Callahan’s Unique Teaching Strategy

Nick Abel, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

What do films like The Dark Knight, The Bourne Ultimatum, and Hostiles all have in common besides being great movies? They are all part of Dr. Mike Callahan’s curriculum in his senior Ignatian Vision...

Video: Ping Pong Club

October 26, 2021

Spartans share their favorite music to get us through the week.

Spotify Playlist of The Week

Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist October 22, 2021

On this week's "Spotify Playlist of The Week." We are featuring Mr. Powell's study playlist. Mr. Powell is a Personal Finance and Social Studies teacher as well as Assistant Athletic Director of De Smet...

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