• Middle and Upper School Jazz concert on April 29 in Huss

  • US Spring Concert on April 28 in Huss

  • US Service Assembly will be held on Monday, April 23 during X-Period

The Rubicon

Student musicians’ POPS concert finale mass rehearsal goes smoothly

Student musicians’ POPS concert finale mass rehearsal goes smoothly

Lucy Li, Cover Story editor

November 26, 2012


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The Upper School Orchestra, Blue Band, Gold Band, Academy Chorale, Summit Singers, Summit Chamber Singers and Academy Chamber Chorale rehearsed the POPS concert finale, “Eye of the Tiger,” last Tuesday, Nov. 20 in Bigelow Commons. Students ran through the song once without the choir members and ...

Community Action takes action on Thanksgiving

Hannah Johnson, Sports Editor

November 19, 2012


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This Thanksgiving, St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s Community Action student group is urging students to skip sleeping in on Thanksgiving and instead help prepare meals for people in need. The group is sponsoring Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels Inc., a local organization that gathers hundreds of...

Science Alliance looks to tower over the competition

Hannah Johnson, Sports Editor

November 11, 2012


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St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s Science Alliance student group is working hard towards triumphing in important future events. The small group of 15 students,  along with adviser Upper School math teacher Bill Boulger, looks forward to the Science Bowl in December and a regional event in February....

US Announcements: Senior Speeches Today Include Sarah Hays, Laura Dahl, Laura Goetz, Rachel Ketz

November 9, 2012


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Lunch: Chicken Sandwiches with Baked Beans, Corn Dogs, Fresh Fruit, Chop Salad, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches 1. The NORDIC season begins Monday! Meet at 3:15 in the new NORDIC room in the bridge – follow the signs! Be sure to come to the Parents/Coaches/Skiers meeting tomorrow at 10am in the Lecture...

US Announcements: Volunteering as a tour guide from 9:00-11:00 would be greatly appreciated

November 8, 2012


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Lunch: Soup and Sandwich Day: Deli Sliced Meats and Cheese, Chicken and Tuna Salad, Baked Potato Bar 1. Today at Book Fest, join Josh Eidem, author and husband of SPA’s own Learning Resource Counselor, Wendy Eidem, in the Summit Center between 11:30 and 1:15. Josh will talk about and sign copies...

Four More Years!

November 7, 2012


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President Obama won a second term Tuesday night for the presidency of the United States, promising in his victory speech "that for the United States of America, the best has yet to come". Obama beat out GOP candidate Mitt Romney's 206 votes to Obama's 303 votes in the Electoral College. Florida's votes...

Analysis of debate continues through election day

Analysis of debate continues through election day

Thomas Toghramadjian, News Editor

November 6, 2012


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The third and final presidential debate of the 2012 election focused on foreign policy. The candidates met in Boca Raton, Florida on Oct. 22, in a 90-minute encounter moderated by Bob Scheiffer of CBS. In marked contrast to their previous debates on the economy, President Barack Obama and challenger...

US Announcements: Today is election day!

November 6, 2012


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Lunch: Seasoned Beef Tacos with Hard or Soft Shell, Refried Beans, Nacho Bar, Chips and Salsa, Cheese Quesadillas, Steamed RiceSeasoned Beef Tacos with Hard or Soft Shell, Refried Beans, Nacho Bar, Chips and Salsa, Cheese Quesadillas, Steamed Rice 1. Attention all 7-12 grade boys interested in participating...

US Announcements:

November 5, 2012


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Lunch: BBQ Spiced Grilled Chicken, Vegetarian Baked Beans, Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers 1.Attention all 7-12 grade boys interested in participating on the Swim team this winter. Meet Coach Lendway, Tuesday, November 6 at 3:15 for a quick swimming meeting in the dining hall. 2. Book Fest 2012 is...

US Announcements: Senior class picture on November 7 at 10:15

October 31, 2012


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Lunch: Meat Lasagna, Vegetarian Alfredo Lasagna, Garlic Bread, Panzanella Salad, Caesar Salad, Beet and Goat Cheese Salad 1. SENIORS- We will be retaking the Senior Class Picture November 7 at 10:15. Please meet on the front lawn near Randolph and dress warm. This picture will be used for a Senior...

Odyssey group will not travel in fall

Netta Kaplan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2012


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The fall Odyssey trip, a school tradition for 35 years, has been canceled for the 2012-2013 school year. Due to students’ busier schedules, not enough people signed up to merit the trip. “Our students are stretched thinner and thinner, and being out of class for a week feels difficult for some students,”...

Upper School Council fights student stress

Gitanjali Raman, Staff Writer

October 29, 2012


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Need to let off some steam? The Upper School Council is working on reducing stress in the Upper School. USC has scheduled the opinion board, has created open gym time after lunch and is working on a student tutors program. On Oct. 12, senior President Hagop Toghramadwjian announced that the gym will...

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