• The next senior speeches will take place on January 18, with speakers Preston Fares, Emily Schlinger, and Annie Kristal

  • The winter student art reception will take place this Friday, January 11, from 3-4:30 PM

  • The first part of senior retreat will take place on Friday, January 11, from 8:00-11:25 AM

The Rubicon

Video: Sophomore Joel Tibbetts solves a Rubik’s Cube in a minute

Video: Sophomore Joel Tibbetts solves a Rubik’s Cube in a minute

Lucy Li, Online Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

January 30, 2014


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Read more about games and puzzles in the Feature section of The Rubicon's upcoming January/February 2014 issue.

Looking Back: Middle and Upper School English teacher Andy Hueller recollects a trip to the movies

Looking Back: Middle and Upper School English teacher Andy Hueller recollects a trip to the movies

Diane Huang, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014


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Middle and Upper School English teacher Andy Hueller recounts going to a large public high school in Stillwater and dressing up as Christopher Guest movie characters with his friends. This video is the fourth installment in a multimedia series on teachers' and administrators' high school experiences. Previous...

Looking Back: Dean of Students and psychology teacher Judy Cummins recollects a high school debate trip

Looking Back: Dean of Students and psychology teacher Judy Cummins recollects a high school debate trip

Diane Huang, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013


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"I had never heard of St. Paul." Dean of Students and psychology teacher Judy Cummins recounts her teenage years when she attended an all-girls high school in Washington, D.C. She highlights a memorable trip to New York for a debate tournament, during which she lost her voice. This video is the third...

Pops Concert Preview: Summit Singers rehearse “Winter Song” by Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson

Pops Concert Preview: Summit Singers rehearse “Winter Song” by Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2013


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Summit Singers practice for the Pops concert, to be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7. In the clip, senior Victoria Guest sings the solo. To watch another choir video click here and to read the story click here. This article has been revised to reflect the following update: The song in the video is not...

Pops Concert Preview: Blue Jazz Ensemble plays “Get Back” by The Beatles

Pops Concert Preview: Blue Jazz Ensemble plays “Get Back” by The Beatles

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2013


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The Blue Jazz Ensemble practices for the Pops concert, to be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7. To read the full story click here.

Video: Summit Chamber performs near Davern entrance

Video: Summit Chamber performs near Davern entrance

Kathryn Campbell, Adviser

December 6, 2013


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The Summit Chamber began the day on Dec. 6 by welcoming students to school with song. The group, along with other student music ensembles, has been preparing for the Pops concert held on Dec. 7.

Pops Concert Preview: Academy Symphony and Honors Sinfonia practice Star Wars medley

Pops Concert Preview: Academy Symphony and Honors Sinfonia practice Star Wars medley

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

December 6, 2013


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The Academy Symphony and Honors Sinfonia, directed by Upper School fine arts teacher Almut Engelhardt, rehearses part of the soundtrack from Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. The Pops concert will be held on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.

Video: Girls Varsity Hockey faces Academy of Holy Angels and Richfield High School

Video: Girls Varsity Hockey faces Academy of Holy Angels and Richfield High School

Lucy Li, Online Editor in Chief and Print Managing Editor

December 4, 2013


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The Convent of the Visitation School and St. Paul Academy and Summit School girls hockey team played against Academy of Holy Angels and Richfield High School on Dec. 3. In the video, senior forward and captain Alev Baysoy attempts a goal. SPA/Visitation won 5-0. To view a gallery of the game, check...

Looking Back: Upper School French teacher Aimeric Lajuzan remembers high school in France

Looking Back: Upper School French teacher Aimeric Lajuzan remembers high school in France

Diane Huang, Staff Writer

December 3, 2013


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Upper School French teacher Aimeric Lajuzan discusses Carnival and his efforts to bring back a Battle of the Bands event when he was a high school student in France.

Video: Girls Cross Country earns top honors at state meet

Video: Girls Cross Country earns top honors at state meet

Holly Hart

November 8, 2013


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The Girls Cross Country team competed in the State Class A Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2. Junior Mary Naas finished second, and the team won 12th overall.

August Blues performs at Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival

August Blues performs at Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival

Lucy Li, Online Editor in Chief and Print Managing Editor

October 3, 2013


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The band August Blues, consisting of senior Dylan White on drum, Cavan Denning on guitar, and McKenna Selissen on vocals, performed at the Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival on Sept. 28-29. Here, they invited guest guitarist and vocalist Ben Tresselt on stage with them. The band's second CD, Crossing...

The Many Faces of Boys Varsity Soccer

The Many Faces of Boys Varsity Soccer

Katie Braman, Co-Sports Editor

September 25, 2013


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Here is a slideshow of the members of St. Paul Academy and Summit School's 2013 Boy Varsity Soccer team.