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Spartans dance on the makeshift dance floor set up outside the cafeteria during last years Spartanfest dance. The dance will move back into the gym this year for the first time in four years.
Spartanfest dance returns to the gym Saturday
Drew Whitaker, News Editor • September 12, 2022

This year's Homecoming Dance, a long standing tradition known otherwise as the Spartanfest Dance, will take place this Saturday from 7:30 pm...

Students sign up for clubs during the Up the Orgs program in the fall of 2019. This is the first time this event will be held since then.
Up the Orgs returns after three year hiatus
Drew Whitaker, Staff Writer • August 26, 2022

Clubs and groups across the school will meet in their club moderator's classroom on Wednesday from 10:00 to 10:40 during an extended activity...

John Merritt is the new head football coach. He was introduced Thursday to the football family at an evening gathering in the cafeteria.
De Smet names new football coach
Colby Quinn, Staff Writer • April 20, 2022

De Smet Football has a new face. John Merritt was announced this morning as De Smet’s Head Football Coach, as well as a faculty member teaching...

Six faculty and staff will retire at the end of the school year. They are Matt Creamer, Kurt Knoedelseder, Michele Neary, John Pukala, Linda Sodeman, and Jim Walsh.
School to celebrate six retirees
Clark Chamberlin, Staff Writer • April 15, 2022

De Smet will host a retirement party May 26 in the cafeteria for six employees who will be leaving us this summer. Anyone who wishes to attend...

Harold Barker will return to De Smet as Athletic Director beginning this summer. He previously served as assistant AD and math and science teacher from 2017-2020.
De Smet names new athletic director
Colby Quinn '24, Staff Writer • April 14, 2022

De Smet’s new athletic director is a familiar face. Harold Barker was welcomed back to De Smet Wednesday, where he served as Assistant Athletic...

The De Smet Class of 2021 has their senior prom in the Emerson parking lot on May 8, 2021. The Junior Ring and Senior Prom dates have been set for this year.
Junior and senior dances set
Nick Abel '22, Editor-in-Chief • April 8, 2022

Tickets are now available for the junior ring dance and senior prom. They can be purchased at the ticket box office on De Smet’s website, both...

Giovanni Gino Kristo 22 poses with his Jordan 1s he plans to sells to his customers
Shoe reselling becoming big business
Donovan Hughes '22, Staff Writer • April 8, 2022

A thunderous wave is pushing around a door of a small store. They have been there for a day or more waiting for one thing, when the doors open...

Nick Abel 22 successfully completes the daily Wordle on his laptop in his free time at school.
Wordle craze hits school
Colby Quinn '24, Staff Writer • April 1, 2022

Wordle, the five-letter game taking over people's productivity. Millions of players tune into creator Josh Wardle’s game, originally created...

Kyle Granquist 22 discusses the spring musical Be More Chill with Nick Abel 22, music director Ray Sharrock and Beau Reichert 22. The group is using the new podcast club to discuss school issues.
Students voice their support for new club
Donovan Hughes, Managing Editor • March 25, 2022

With the rapid growth of the amount of podcasts in the world, students have decided that De Smet needs one of its own that talks about the life...

Bryce Patterson 22, Andrew Smith 24, Cole Grothoff 22, Carson Smith 24, and Nick Finlay 24 pose during Yoga Club  in the faculty collaborative space on March 11.
Students stretch their limits as part of new club
Nick Abel, Editor-in-Chief • March 23, 2022

The newly created yoga club is the most recent addition to De Smet’s long list of unique organizations as it looks to add a calm atmosphere...

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