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Stories from De Smet Jesuit High School
From the classroom to the courtroom
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Will Hanson | March 11, 2020

This story was originally published on The Mirror on March 9, 2020.

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Coronavirus raises concerns among administration as cases pass 100,000
Coronavirus

Ryan Moore | March 9, 2020

As cases of the Coronavirus rise administration begins to worry about the health and safety of all students especially as spring break draws closer.

“We have a readiness plan with many different options,”…

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It’s an addiction filled world
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Ryan Moore | February 25, 2020

*Disclaimer: in order to protect the confidentiality of the subjects, all names in article replace the subjects’ real name*

13-year-old Jesse* was racked with nervousness as he vented into his first…

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For the love of the game
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Will Hanson | February 24, 2020

This story was originally published on The Mirror on February 21, 2020.

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Video – DuRT Robotics team prepares for competition
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Armon Wallace | February 14, 2020

This story was originally published on The Mirror on February 14, 2020.

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Tasty yellow snow
SNO's 18 Under 18

Ryan Moore | February 5, 2020

Senior Alex Davis is the Founder and CEO of Ice Shack STL, a mobile dessert service that carters events for people of all ages.

“I mainly do shaved Ice but I also have what an ice cream truck can…

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Video – Comeback of the houses
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Connor Pohl | February 5, 2020

This story was originally published on The Mirror on February 4, 2020.

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Privacy or protection
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Michael Dolan | December 17, 2019

With teens immersing themselves into all sorts of activities, life can get hectic as parents scramble to keep up with their child’s schedule. This continual struggle of missed texts and calls has led…

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Undefeated
Sports

Ryan Moore | December 6, 2019

For the second time in a week De Smet, ranked 14th in the nation and 1st in Missouri for football, has gained yet another state trophy after the football team’s victory over Joplin at Mizzou’s Faurot…

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Getting the dirt on our trash
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Ryan Moore | September 17, 2019

As he strapped on the hazmat suit he prepared himself to dig through pile after pile of trash. He thought of the worst as he opened the bags. Instantly an aroma of coffee and fruit wafted against his nose…

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Life on hold
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Nick Einig | April 30, 2019

The diagnosis

He was hurting, he had a lump in his neck, chest pains, night sweats, and felt so uneasy that he couldn’t hold down a meal. He went to see a doctor but he already knew what it…

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Popular, talented, and alone
Features

Jay Dolan | April 11, 2019

*Disclaimer: in order to protect the confidentiality of the subject, the name Noah is given in place of the subject’s real name*

In the darkness of his room he finds peace. This time though, the darkness…

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Through the cold
Sports

Brennan Dolnick | April 5, 2019

Stepping outside, he enters the polar vortex. The freezing winds begin to penetrate his jacket as he looks around at the newly whitened ground. As snow trickles down his neck, he questions his motives….

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Video: Christmas on Campus
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December 26, 2018

This story was originally published on The Mirror on December 7, 2018.

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From A.P. to RPG
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Camden Brazile | December 20, 2018

In classroom 218, A.P. English students are all playing a newly released role playing game. They team up, converse, argue, and debate over ways to advance in the game. They all work on various different…

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Video: Theater puts finishing touches on fall play
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October 18, 2018

This story was originally published on The Mirror on October 11, 2018.

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Senior takes reinventing himself to a whole new level
Arts & Entertainment

Camden Brazile | October 4, 2018

A tall, middle-aged man silently creeps into the room and politely introduces himself as Larry Stovewader, a professional warm body. Larry explains that he can be hired to make events such as parties,…

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