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Students prepare for spring musical Les Misérables

Students prepare for spring musical <em>Les Misérables</em>

Boraan Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2016


Filed under A&E

The Upper School spring musical Les Misérables began rehearsing before spring break. Students have been practicing choreography, singing, and acting with the guidance of US Theater Director Eric Severson. Performance dates are on May 20-21 at 7:00 p.m. and May 22 at 4:00 p.m. in the Huss Center.

Science Alliance club competes in Science Bowl, qualifies for State in Science Olympiad

Science Alliance club competes in Science Bowl, qualifies for State in Science Olympiad

Iya Abdulkarim, Feature Editor

February 14, 2016


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

St. Paul Academy and Summit School's Science Alliance student club took part in the Science Bowl competition on Jan 23, and advances to State in Science Olympiad.

First three Senior Speeches take the stage

First three Senior Speeches take the stage

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

September 22, 2015


Filed under FEATURE, RECENT STORIES, TOP STORIES

This is the first part in a weekly series highlighting moments from the Class of 2016 senior speeches.

HerSpace educates students about commonly misunderstood words

HerSpace educates students about commonly misunderstood words

Boraan Abdulkarim, Editor in Chief

May 14, 2015


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

HerSpace posts commonly misunderstood words with definitions to educate the community on feminist vocabulary.

Debaters argue their way to winning with early tournament success

Debaters argue their way to winning with early tournament success

Lexi Hilton, Staff Writer

October 25, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Debate, a fast paced, engaging competition serves as a popular elective among students at St. Paul Academy and Summit School. “It’s a fun thing to do and it really improves your public speaking skills,” junior Liza Bukingolts said. Serving as more than an elective, debaters devote ample time and...

Girls Varsity Softball swings for the fences, merges with Nova

Girls Varsity Softball swings for the fences, merges with Nova

Meghan Joyce, Staff Writer

May 3, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

As they continue to rebuild, the softball team at St. Paul Academy and Summit School has been looking for recruits, hoping to find some fresh talent somewhere. Newly united with the small but spirited team from Nova Classical Academy, they thought that they would be set. Five players from Nova joined...

Sophomores enjoy new twist on traditional retreat

Sophomores enjoy new twist on traditional retreat

Boraan Abdulkarim, Gitanjali Raman, Catherine Braman, Laura Slade, and Netta Kaplan

March 12, 2014


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

15,520 lbs.  It's more weight than the average school bus, but also the total number of pounds of food prepared by sophomores on Service Day.  March 7 began with the second part of Sophomore Retreat, a component that was delayed by the subzero temperatures earlier this semester. Students ate a nic...

Faculty tries to include Syrian crisis into classroom setting

Faculty tries to include Syrian crisis into classroom setting

Nina Zietlow, News Editor

October 25, 2013


Filed under FEATURE

St. Paul Academy and Summit School prides itself on its rigorous curriculum, aimed at shaping active and curious global citizens. However, there is little to no discussion of global issues within the classroom, sparking the question: Is SPA doing enough to educate its students on current events? Understandably,...

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


Filed under A&E

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.