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Juniors and seniors celebrate prom at Mill City Museum

Juniors and seniors celebrate prom at Mill City Museum

Netta Kaplan, Managing Editor

May 31, 2014

Starting in late April, pictures begin to flow onto social media sites of girls in long dresses and boys in tuxedos. Stores begin selling gowns and ties of all conceivable colors and salons offer deals on hairstyles. Filled with corsages, limos, and laughter, prom season has arrived. At St. Paul Academy...

Seniors say final goodbyes at graduation

Seniors say final goodbyes at graduation

Amodhya Samarakoon, Opinions Editor

May 28, 2014

Some have been with the school since Kindergarten, others have only been members of the school community since their sophomore year. Regardless, the Class of 2014 will say goodbye to St. Paul Academy and Summit School at the end of their last year. On June 2, a Valedictory Dinner kicks off a host of...

Debaters end a bittersweet season

Jackson Lea, Staff Writer

February 19, 2014

Four debaters boarded a bus that would take them to the biggest tournament in Minnesota with speeches, evidence, and high expectations. On Jan. 18. St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s best debaters competed for the state championship. Seniors Bilal Askari, Yusra Murad, Mason Mohring, and junior Thomas...

Students consider immigration issue

Students consider immigration issue

John Wilhelm, News Editor

December 27, 2013

“I applied for citizenship when I came here at nine months old,” senior Bilal Askari recounted. “At ten months, I got my permanent residency. I should have my citizenship within a year.” The topic of immigration is a divisive one, which seems to extend past party lines, confusing politicians, eco...

Students share opinions on military intervention in Syria

Students share opinions on military intervention in Syria

John Wilhelm, Staff Writer

September 11, 2013

With the validity of President Obama’s impetus for military intervention in Syria now called into question, the crisis surrounding Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons on his own citizens has gotten a lot hairier. “I think [an attack] would be uncalled for without actual evidence,” sophomore M...

Juniors visit colleges over spring break

Juniors visit colleges over spring break

Lucy Li, Cover Story Editor

April 4, 2013

Although visiting colleges might not sound quite as glamorous as a vacation to the beach or the streets of Europe, many juniors spent time over spring break traveling near and far to potential schools. Junior Sonya Das was one of those students. She visited Northwestern University and the University...