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The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

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,...

This Ignatian Global Scholars Cohort is the first of its kind at De Smet Jesuit
Social Justice conversations at De Smet influence the future of Catholic education
Clark Chamberlin, Opinions Editor • April 17, 2023

The future student leaders of De Smet convened and conversed with similar students from five other private catholic schools in the region on...

Graham Labonte 24 is the first recipient of this scholarship from De Smet Jesuit
Spartan headed abroad in new exchange initiative
Chris Hubert, Staff Writer • April 17, 2023

了解中文和语言, reading this it may stand out as gibberish, however to junior Graham Labonte, it means a lot more than just a language. Labonte...

ChatGPT is the most popular AI program to date, completely changing the way De Smet students learn.
Artificial effort
Clark Chamberlin, Opinions Editor • April 13, 2023

Only AI delivers English essays in 30 seconds or less. Students all over the world are using AI programs like ChatGPT that can produce human-like...

New first floor classrooms have already had an impact on the learning environment, shown here in a sophomore study hall period.
Alum donation will lead to classroom renovations on first floor
Hank Hardage, Contributing Writer • April 13, 2023

The first-floor new wing is getting a fresh start. The carpets are currently being installed, and President Fr. Ronny O’Dwyer and faculty are...

Next year, De Smet will open its doors to a New Inclusive Education Program bringing new opportunities
New inclusive education program brings new opportunities
John Mills, Entertainment Editor • April 13, 2023

With the arrival of the class of 2027, the school will welcome students with intellectual disabilities, who will, for the first time, be able...

(From left to right) Jack Gaffney 26, Evan Scanlon 23, Jack OLeary 24, Hudson Miller 24, Anthony Mercurio 24, Billy Brady 24, and Dylan Moore 24 at the mock trial state competition.
Mock Trial state debriefing
Colby Quinn, Features Editor • April 9, 2023

Saturday, March 31, the Mock Trial team headed to Kansas City for their state competition. The sixth-seeded team saw their year-end in the...

Mitch Geiser 23, Danny Swallow 24, and boat captain Jeff Geiser show off their winning catch at the 2023 TBF Student Angler Federation state tournament April 1.
Bass team battles through bitter cold and on board cameramen on their way to winning the state tournament
John Mills, Entertainment Editor • April 3, 2023

The Bass Fishing Team, made up of senior Mitch Geiser, junior Danny Swallow and boat captain Jeff Geiser, won the 2023 TBF Student Angler Federation...

Students, parents, faculty and alumni gather in the gym Dec. 24, 2019 to celebrate mass. It is the last time De Smet hosted the Christmas Eve mass.
Christmas Eve Mass resumes on campus
Clark Chamberlin, Opinions Editor • December 13, 2022

The Christmas Eve mass is returning to DeSmet after a three-year hiatus. It will be held at 4:00 PM in the gym, and everyone is welcome to attend. “This...

Tommy Ruder 23 and president Fr. Ronny ODwyer, S.J. give thanks for the success of giving Tuesday that raised over $700 thousand.
Giving Tuesday sets new standard for school support
Colby Quinn, Features Editor • December 12, 2022

For the second straight year, alums, donors, faculty, and parents exceeded the $500,000 threshold on Giving Tuesday. A generous Giving Tuesday...

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