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The email gospel according to de Sa e Silva

The email gospel according to de Sa e Silva

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

April 8, 2019

US English teacher Philip de Sa e Silva wants you to send polished emails.

The email gospel according to de Sa e Silva

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

April 8, 2019

In this video, US English Teacher Philip de Sa e Silva shares his knowledge about writing emails to teachers.

Student-teacher relationships enrich student experience

Student-teacher relationships enrich student experience

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

Students and teachers explain why having a strong relationship with the other makes learning better.

Zelle advances to state Poetry Out Loud competition

Zelle advances to state Poetry Out Loud competition

Jack Benson and Nitya Thakkar

March 7, 2018

Senior Mira Zelle and junior Elise Parsons competed in the state semi-final Poetry Out Loud competition on March 7.

Use Hazelwood anniversary as a reminder to stand up for free speech rights

Use Hazelwood anniversary as a reminder to stand up for free speech rights

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

January 31, 2018

Cure Hazelwood day serves as a reminder that students should be able to publish whatever facts they see fit.

Poetry Out Loud allows students to venture beneath the surface

Poetry Out Loud allows students to venture beneath the surface

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

December 2, 2016

Students in Poetry Out Loud club experience the fearless joy of reciting and memorizing poems.

Teachers use humor in classroom to improve experience

Teachers use humor in classroom to improve experience

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2016

By creating an environment that is analytical, memorable, and relatable, the many humorous teachers at St. Paul Academy and Summit School provide their students with a more thorough understanding of content, love of learning, and feeling of belonging.

Sophomores discuss and read classics in new book club

Sophomores discuss and read classics in new book club

Michael Forsgren, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

As the 2014 inaugural book club members continue with their book club into junior year, two new teachers co-ordinate the opportunity for sophomores.

Upper School English teacher Philip de Sa e Silva talks books

Upper School English teacher Philip de Sa e Silva talks books

Catherine Braman, Sports Editor

March 7, 2014

Upper School English teacher Philip de Sa e Silva enjoys reading The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde and Mama’s Boy, Preacher’s Son by Kevin Jennings. "I also like how reading instantly brings you into a community," he said.