• German exchange students arrive Sept. 22 and depart Oct. 7 and a special assembly will be held in The Huss Auditorium Sept. 23
  • Spanish exchange students arrive Sept. 14 and depart Sept. 25 and a special assembly will be held in The Huss Auditorium Sept. 16
  • This week's senior speeches: Alessandra Costalonga, Annika Findlay, Libby Cohen and Alex Herrmann

The Rubicon

[SPA THINKS] What makes you nervous about school?

[SPA THINKS] What makes you nervous about school?

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon

September 13, 2019

No longer on the flexible schedule of summer, homework and time management move into student mindset.

$1.2 million gets you into Yale? Students aren’t surprised

$1.2 million gets you into Yale? Students aren’t surprised

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

March 13, 2019

There's a foolproof way of getting kids into big-name schools like Yale, Stanford and USC: bribery.

Juniors prepare for the PSAT

Juniors prepare for the PSAT

Elle Chen, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018

As first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year wrapped up, many juniors at SPA took on another challenge on top of their already overwhelming school work: the PSAT.

Standardized testing season takes over and students feel the squeeze

Standardized testing season takes over and students feel the squeeze

Lauren Boettcher, News Editor

November 6, 2015

The stakes are high for many students when it comes to standardized testing, resulting in increased stress levels.

Two Sides, One Issue: Standardized Testing

Two Sides, One Issue: Standardized Testing

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Print Managing Editor

October 19, 2015

Should students be notified of standardized tests sooner? or should focus be drawn away from standardized testing at school?

Juniors anticipate redesigned PSAT

Juniors anticipate redesigned PSAT

Diane Huang, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2015

The redesigned PSAT/NMSQT will be administered on Oct. 14 for the class of 2017 at 8 A.M.

Twenty-eight students take a new revised format of SAT

Twenty-eight students take a new revised format of SAT

Noor Qureishy, Student Life editor

December 2, 2014

The smell of freshly printed paper, sharpened pencils, and anxiety fills the air as test season emerges for Upper School students at St. Paul Academy and Summit School. Despite approaching midterms, nine sophomores and nineteen juniors chose to participate in an extra session of math SAT practice before school on Wednesday, Nov. 12th in an attempt to increase their chances of success regarding the new SAT test format, which will come out in 2016.