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Dyads make time for upper and underclassmen to ask questions, share ideas

Dyads make time for upper and underclassmen to ask questions, share ideas

Stephanie Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 4, 2015

Dyads provide useful feedback for students.

Controversy surrounds Freshman Safari

Controversy surrounds Freshman Safari

Eva Perez-Greene, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2014

It's the first dance of the school year.  Freshman are pulled onto the dance floor -- willingly or not -- for a dance with an upperclassmen.  Often, this dancing involves grinding or groping and may or may not be consensual.  It's called Freshman Safari. Freshman Safari should not exist. It...

Homecoming Week brings new and old activities

Homecoming Week brings new and old activities

Meghan Joyce, A&E editor

September 17, 2014

Events @ SPA Homecoming Week 15th: Class Color Day, Girls JV tennis vs. Cretin 16th: Twin Day, Girls JV tennis vs. Providence, Football MS vs. Providence 17th: Camo/hunting Day, Girls MS tennis vs. Breck 18th: Throwback Thursday, Football MS vs. Breck 19th: Blue and Gold Day, Football homecoming vs...

Alpine Skiier Peter Baker works for hours to shave seconds off races

Alpine Skiier Peter Baker works for hours to shave seconds off races

Netta Kaplan, Staff Writer/ Copy Editor

February 26, 2014

For sophomore Peter Baker, a competitive alpine skier, speeding down hills comes almost as naturally as walking. “I started skiing when I was probably three or four, and then I actually started racing when I was eight/nine,” Baker said. Currently, Baker races with the St. Paul Academy and Summit...

Freezing weather doesn’t stop determined fishers

Freezing weather doesn’t stop determined fishers

Mari Knudson, Staff Writer

December 17, 2013

Just about anyone can go fishing when the weather is nice, but it takes guts to go fishing in below-freezing weather. Ice fishing is not a sport for everyone. Minnesotans who have been ice fishing are in the minority, and die-hard ice fishing fans are rarer still. However, those who have been do have...

Innovation, creativity fuel Designing Change class

Innovation, creativity fuel Designing Change class

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor

October 25, 2013

“Does the school have a saw?” is not a question you often hear in class. But this isn’t a regular class. Students in Designing Change are working to solve real problems at St. Paul Academy and Summit School. When the class was first proposed to rising freshman and sophomores by Upper School...