The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

Whats Biden up to?
What's Biden up to?
Harper Glass, Staff Writer • October 27, 2021
In the first nine months of his presidency, President Biden has been working to improve infrastructure, employment, and costs for working citizens.
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TOGETHER, WE SUCCEED. Captain Solvej Eversol encourages the team as they face a tough game ahead. “Spartans on 3; 1,2, 3 Spartans” they chant as the time sounds, and the set continues. The team, after encouragement and water, will go on to the court with a new mindset.
Team captains focus on improving their leadership
Lucy Thomas, Staff Writer • October 26, 2021
Captains Leadership Manual serves as the text that shapes conversations US Athletic Director Ken McNish has with captains.
Wolfpack blocks Province academy from gaining ground in the 3rd quarter soon after they score a touchdown and field goal.
Wolfpack defeated against heated game with Providence Academy
Zadie Martin, Rubiconline • October 25, 2021
The Wolfpack unfortunately lost their game, but they have the playoffs to look forward too!
GETTING READY TO GO. Senior Ester Allen gets subbed into the rotation as the Spartans make their comeback for the second set. Allen had a great night and she hit the ball in an excellent play that led to GVV winning the point.
Girls Varsity Volleyball plays against NOVA on senior night
Ivy Raya , RubicOnline • October 25, 2021

Senior night started out with a bang. Girls Varsity Volleyball played its final game on Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. and sadly fell to NOVA. The Spartans...

Senior Naci Konar-Steenberg finished in 35th place. He said, It was a breakthrough race for the team: we had five people on varsity under twenty minutes (four boys and one girl), and six out of the seven people on boys varsity got a personal best time. Thats significant because the course we ran on, which was at Battle Creek, is generally considered to be rather difficult, but we had plenty of personal and season bests.
[PHOTO STORY] Varsity Cross Country crosses the finish line for the IMAC Conference Championship
Elizabeth Trevathan, co-Director of RubicOnline • October 18, 2021

 

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Political discussions in the classroom provide students insight
Political discussions in the classroom provide students insight
Milkii Tigro, Feature Editor • October 28, 2021
With a general election coming up Nov. 2, talking political history and current events is more important than ever.
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AN AFFINITY FOR ACCEPTANCE. Alexis Irish oversees the plethora of affinity groups for upper school students. Just for me personally, Irish said, its so cool to be able to say Yeah, weve got, like, 12 groups now.
Irish celebrates identity as new IC Program Specialist
Hobbs Lillygreen, The Rubicon • October 28, 2021
While the position is new to SPA, Alexis Irish is not. Attending the school she now works at gives Irish the advantage of knowing the school culture and values well.
The upper school gathers in the Huss auditorium before a senior speech assembly. There are usually four senior speakers per assembly, which happens once or twice a week.
Draft-by-draft preparation goes into senior speeches
Hazel Waltenbaugh, The Rubicon • October 26, 2021
Senior speech advisor Andrew Inchiosa and members of the class of 2022 reflect on how they turn their ideas, beliefs, and experiences into meaningful speeches.
PICTURESQUE PRODUCE. A rainbow of vegetables lined the entrance to the market. I grow a lot more in the spring, nearly 22 different varieties of fruits and vegetables, said Phua Thao of Thao Gardens. Despite the winter cold approaching fast, Thaos stand sports a wide variety of bright and colorful produce.
Minneapolis Farmers Market is full of life, history, and produce
Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline • October 25, 2021
Rich with history and full of delicious food, the Minneapolis Farmers Market has united visitors from all over the Twin Cities since 1876.
Besse is using handmade sheets of colorful tissue paper taped and folded together to build the dress.
Besse steps out of her comfort zone with latest art endeavor
Eliana Mann, RubicOnline • October 20, 2021
Senior Nan Besse is trying out a new art form for an Honors Art Seminar project, in which she will create a dress from tissue paper.
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EMBRACE CREATIVITY. Fine arts department chair and ceramics teacher Daryn Lowman works with a piece of pottery in preparation for one of his classes. Lowmans core teaching philosophy includes ideas like this one: it is important to be open-minded when entering the stage or studio because that is when you truly get the most out of an elective.
Lowman and art department implement supportive teaching philosophy
Ali Browne, RubicOnline • October 26, 2021
SPA offers a wide variety of art programs led by a dedicated group of faculty hoping to guide and inspire students.
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Do specific types of dreams have different meanings? How often do most people remember their dreams? Allen, Leatham and Hayes discuss with McKoy.
Dreaming: the brain doesn't sleep when you do
Clara McKoy, RubicOnline • October 11, 2021

  McKoy: Hi, I’m Clara McKoy and today I’ll be discussing all things dreams with freshman Andy Allen, sophomore Audrey Leatham,...

[MUSIC PODCAST] Sih plays the Baroque-n strings of the violin
[MUSIC PODCAST] Sih plays the Baroque-n strings of the violin
Elle Chen, Director of RubicOnline • September 25, 2021
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[THE STYLE EDIT] Ramirez shares her style inspiration
[THE STYLE EDIT] Ramirez shares her style inspiration
Ivy Raya , RubicOnline • October 6, 2021
Junior Cayenne Ramirez talks about her outfit and where she bought each item from.
Looking forward to Homecoming 2021
Looking forward to Homecoming 2021
Clara McKoy, RubicOnline • September 27, 2021

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