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Senior Anna Biggs wins national Cum Laude Society Paper competition

Senior Anna Biggs wins national Cum Laude Society Paper competition

Amodhya Samarakoon, Chief Design Manager

May 5, 2016

"The Fibonacci Sequence: math but still art. The pattern of life. Both a puzzle and an explanation."

Student acapella group ‘Spartan Beats’ plans to perform

Student acapella group ‘Spartan Beats’ plans to perform

Clare Tipler, Sports Editor

January 19, 2016

Student acapella group aims to be more focused, perform more.

Hansel and Gretel offers candy for your ears and eyes

Hansel and Gretel offers candy for your ears and eyes

November 1, 2014

Many students sing, dance and perform on stage for school plays, but members of the community who wish to go even further pursue the performing arts outside of school as well. It takes a lot of time, commitment, and practice as well as passion and motivation. Starting Nov. 1, Hansel and Gretel, based on the children’s tale, will be coming to the Or...

And the Oscar for Best Picture goes to…

Patrick Commers, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

Film critics rejoice, be ready to give your best insight on as many movies as you can. That’s right everyone, it is awards season. One of the biggest events of the awards season is The Academy Awards and what is thought to be the biggest category of them all, the prestigious best picture category....

The Caucasian Chalk Circle comes full circle

The Caucasian Chalk Circle comes full circle

Meghan Joyce, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

As rehearsals for The Caucasian Chalk Circle come to a close, some things get hectic, while others fall perfectly into place. Time and again the cast performs the same part of the same act, trying to perfect the action or memorize the line that has been escaping them. They need all the time...

Designated spaces create division among students

Designated spaces create division among students

Catherine Braman, Sports Editor

October 24, 2013

A freshman makes his way through the hallways, looking for a place to do his work. He approaches a long bench outside the upper level of the library. Wanting to check over his math homework, he is told that only sophomores can sit there. He strolls down the stairs and sees another long bench outside...

Cast of fall play continue rehearsing for The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Cast of fall play continue rehearsing for The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

October 23, 2013

“The biggest part is not to get too nervous,” senior Charlotte Hughes said of auditioning for an Upper School production. “The director wants you to be "the one" that can do the part perfectly, and so do you!” Hughes followed her own advice during the audition for the fall play, The Caucasian Cha...

Gallery: A zoo of animal prints permeates students’ outfits

Gallery: A zoo of animal prints permeates students’ outfits

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

September 24, 2013

An emerging trend within the St. Paul Academy and Summit School community is animal print, and that doesn’t refer to a pattern mimicking the coat of an animal’s fur. This latest trend is exemplified by shorts with elephants, shirts with chickens, cardigans with bunnies, and dresses with horses.

Horror rules on Student Film Night

Andy Monserud, Op/Ed Editor

May 7, 2013

While some question movies’ position in the art world, they are definitely a difficult medium to create.  But because it’s such an accessible art form, film is extremely popular among young artists.  To recognize this, St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s Film Club hosts an annual student movie...