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Spring playlist favorites range from Lorde to Arctic Monkeys

Spring playlist favorites range from Lorde to Arctic Monkeys

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

March 28, 2014

As the weather slowly shifts, moods change and the songs that have been played on repeat all winter long get old. In light of the upcoming spring season, The Rubicon asked students about their current favorites. Song: “Demons” by Imagine Dragons. “It’s been in my head since summer,” freshman...

Students respond to cell phone policy

Students respond to cell phone policy

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

February 27, 2014

A quick glance of the senior lounge, library, or benches reveals phones in hands and on chairs, their dark or lighted up screens out in the open. Students may now use their phones during free periods as long as it does not disturb others, according to the new cell phone policy. The Upper School Council also introduced new consequences for breaking the rules. Th...

Advisories encouraged to donate presents for Toys for Tots

Advisories encouraged to donate presents for Toys for Tots

Hannah Johnson, Editor in Chief

December 19, 2013

Walk by the Deanery and see an area strewn with the dozens of dolls, books, and trucks. Plush animals overflow from boxes, and it may be tempting for even the oldest students not to play with the toys. St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s Community Action student group is supporting a popular charity,...

Community Action continues Meals on Wheels tradition

Community Action continues Meals on Wheels tradition

Katrina Hilton and Nina Zietlow

November 29, 2013

The Community Action student group has been planning service events for the rest of the semester. For the last few years, the group has volunteered for Meals on Wheels at Cretin-Derham Hall High School on Thanksgiving morning. ‘’Most of us will be packing Thanksgiving meals for people who don't...

Gallery: Seniors participate in pumpkin carving tradition at Lower School

Gallery: Seniors participate in pumpkin carving tradition at Lower School

Lucy Li, Online Editor in Chief and Print Managing Editor

November 4, 2013

Around 50 seniors drove to the Lower School to help kindergartners carve pumpkins on Oct. 4. Check out the full story under the News section on rubiconline.

Girls Varsity Tennis prepares for sectionals with high hopes

Girls Varsity Tennis prepares for sectionals with high hopes

Hannah Johnson, Editor in Chief

October 2, 2013

With the state tournament approaching, the St. Paul Academy and Summit School Girls Varsity Tennis team is taking their game one step at a time. “I hope we stay focused on taking it one point at a time and not getting ahead of ourselves,” senior Aria Bryan said. The state tournament will begin on ...

Girls tennis improves with every match

Girls tennis improves with every match

Laura Slade, A&E Editor

October 1, 2013

After a slow start, the girl’s varsity tennis team has been motivated to improve. “We are improving with every match,” senior captain Alida Mitau said. The team took a hit when it lost 2013 state doubles champions Sarah Hays and Gina Nguyen, but the team has responded well to the new players. “We...