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Senior “lifers” reflect on high school and look forward to college

Senior “lifers” reflect on high school and look forward to college

Clare Tipler, Online Production Manager

April 28, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, RECENT STORIES

SPA lifers look back on 13 years and look forward to the years after graduation.

Caellach Gibbons ’12 completes the English Channel swim

Caellach Gibbons ’12 completes the English Channel swim

Amodhya Samarakoon, Creative Design Manager

September 6, 2016


Filed under RECENT STORIES, SPORTS

Gibbons, a St. Paul Academy and Summit School ‘12 Alumnus and founder of Swim for Survivors, completed the English Channel Swim the summer of this year.

Poetry students share projects with school through posters

Poetry students share projects with school through posters

Sophie Jaro, Chief Visual Editor

May 5, 2016


Filed under NEWS, RECENT STORIES

Poetry: Craft and Criticism students hung their projects about famous poets around the school for all to enjoy.

Heckman and Schmidt teach new science electives

Heckman and Schmidt teach new science electives

Stephanie Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2016


Filed under NEWS, RECENT STORIES, TOP STORIES

The new science electives include: Advanced Topics in Biology: Genetics and Advanced Topics in Chemistry: Organic Chemistry.

The power of listening

The power of listening

Noor Qureishy, In Depth Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under FEATURE, RECENT STORIES, TOP STORIES

The way we listen and process information can lead to the perpetuation of negative stereotypes.

Schedule with shorter periods strengthens study and social patterns

Schedule with shorter periods strengthens study and social patterns

Andrew Johnson, Staff Writer

March 27, 2016


Filed under OPINION, RECENT STORIES

Students that use the eight period schedule are on a faster track to reaching their academic potential.

Cookie Dough Cafe brings storefront delicious home

Cookie Dough Cafe brings storefront delicious home

A.M. Roberts, Staff Writer

March 27, 2016


Filed under A&E, RECENT STORIES, REVIEWS

Customers can type in their zip code and a map will appear showing every store nearby that sells products of The Cookie Dough Cafe.

Chill out at Cold Front Ice Cream

Chill out at Cold Front Ice Cream

Kelby Wittenberg, Staff Writer

March 26, 2016


Filed under A&E, RECENT STORIES, REVIEWS

Cold Front Ice Cream revives retro malt shop with innovative flavors, varied toppings, and premium house-made sodas.

Service should be woven into daily schedule

Service should be woven into daily schedule

Ellie Nowakowski, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016


Filed under OPINION, RECENT STORIES

One day of service is not enough to make a difference in the community or the students’ lives.

Tisel researches power of questions in the science classroom

Tisel researches power of questions in the science classroom

Lucas Johnson, Sports Editor

March 25, 2016


Filed under FEATURE, RECENT STORIES, TOP STORIES

Ph.D. profile: Dr. Jim Tisel

Far Cry Primal engages players and revives Far Cry franchise

Far Cry Primal engages players and revives Far Cry franchise

Garrett Small, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016


Filed under A&E, RECENT STORIES, REVIEWS

Far Cry Primal, a video game based off the original four Far Cry games, came out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Feb. and Mar. respectively.