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The Rubicon

Jobs should count towards senior project hours

Jobs should count towards senior project hours

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

April 24, 2019

Students with jobs struggle to balance senior project requirements.

Liminal SPAces: Diving into spooky spots

Liminal SPAces: Diving into spooky spots

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

March 14, 2019

Melissa Nie explores spaces that give off strange vibes around the school.

Fones, McCauley enthusiastic about novice debaters

Fones, McCauley enthusiastic about novice debaters

Lucy Benson, The Rubicon Editor

October 26, 2018

The 2018 Debate season fosters a new group of novice debaters.

Debate teams dominate National Qualifiers

Debate teams dominate National Qualifiers

News in Brief

December 11, 2017

Three debate teams qualified for nationals at the Dec. 9 tournament.

Senior Projects give students worldly perspective

Claire Hallaway, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017

Senior projects signal the end of an era at SPA for graduating seniors, but also provide them with knowledge of a professional world outside campus before college ensues.

Four debate finalists will participate in World Schools Debate invitational

Four debate finalists will participate in World Schools Debate invitational

May 31, 2016

Debaters and alternate will attend the competition in Salt Lake City, Utah in June.

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.

Debate takes first and second place in section tournament

Debate takes first and second place in section tournament

News in Brief

January 11, 2016

This is the 15th consecutive year the debate team has qualified for the state tournament.

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

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...

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

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,...