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The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

The city of St. Louis is home to some of the best restaurants in the country.

STL’s Hidden Gems part 3

May 11, 2023

The third installment of the prominent De Smet Mirror series of hidden gems offers culinary comforts from Grassi's, Olive + Oak, and Fitz's. The delightful restaurants were pondered by two hungry young...

Mitch Geiser 23 and Danny Swallow 24 weigh in their fish at the National Youth Fishing Association (NYFA) qualifying tournament at Table Rock Lake May 7. They finished 6th.

Bass fishing team qualifies for shot at second state title

Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist May 10, 2023

The De Smet Bass Fishing Team will compete in the Missouri National Youth Fishing Association (NYFA) State Championships on June 11 at Stockton Lake in Stockton, Missouri. Senior captain Mitch Geiser...

Senior Tre Piggee-Blake 23 takes the field against Wentzville

It’s Showtime

Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist May 4, 2023

You carry the ball towards the net, you turn your head and the next thing you know you’re on the turf seeing stars. Senior first year lacrosse player, Tre “Showtime” Piggee-Blake is standing over...

Senior Trent Massey goes up to strike the ball down for a point against SLUH.

De Spike the odds

Drew Whitaker, News Editor April 27, 2023

Spring sports are back in full swing with the Baseball and Lacrosse teams gaining most of the attention with hot starts and seemingly bright futures. What people might not realize is that of all the school’s...

The MLB is changing with the introduction of Pitch Clock

Time for MLB’S Pitch Clock change

Andrew Farrar, Staff Writer April 27, 2023

The Cardinals play today! Want to watch the game? Clear your schedule for the entire day… maybe not anymore. With the 2023 MLB season officially underway, fans have been able to see the start of a new...

Junior Hudson Miller 24 achieved a perfect score on his ACT to complement his impressive academic record.

Junior scores perfect ACT score

John Mills, Entertainment Editor April 21, 2023

On March 7, junior Hudson Miller took the ACT in one of our familiar classrooms, and obtained a perfect score which only 0.313% of test takers earn. “I was pumped and shocked to see that I got a perfect...

Nintendo and Illumination Studios capture the essence of the games in the form of an animated joy ride.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie levels up in latest iteration

Clark Chamberlin, Opinions Editor April 21, 2023

Sixteen hours strapped to a seat being taken to the edge of the country are quintessential memories for me. When I was much, much younger, the drive to the beach each summer had always been aided by a...

Seniors Brandon Schoen and Thomas Ruder stand in front of the DeSnack Shack.

Seniors save starving Spartans

Andrew Farrar, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

The after school snack is a popular American Tradition for most students in grade school and high school. It is the perfect time in between lunch and dinner for kids to have a little something extra to...

Ben Kinealy bowling at Olivette Lanes

Bowling State Championship Preview

Colby Quinn, Features Editor April 21, 2023

This Saturday, April 22nd, the bowling team will be competing in the State Handicap Championship. The team is one of eight competing in the tournament, which is taking place at West County Lanes.  The...

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