The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

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The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

WORKING HARD. McKinnon used wood and duct tape to place the battery, motor, and motor controller onto the bike. He also placed switches on the motor controller to turn the motor off or on and the throttle on the handlebars, to simplify construction.

[SCHILLING SCOOP] Cooper McKinnon creates a new ride

Kevin Chen, RubicOnline May 2, 2022
Using countless different materials in the design lab, senior Cooper McKinnon created a prototype of an electric motorcycle.
WATCH CLOSELY. Students watch on as Dr. Duretti Fufa explains different things about her profession, and the path she took to get there.

[SCHILLING SCOOP] Dr. Duretti Fufa talks surgery and SPA

Kevin Chen, RubicOnline March 17, 2022
SPA alumni Duretti Fafa spoke to students regarding her profession in orthopedic surgery.
KEEP SEWING. Senior Ruth Mellin crafts a prototype of a bag that will be used as a reference when creating the final product.

[SCHILLING SCOOP] A productive beginning to new engineering course

Kevin Chen, RubicOnline February 23, 2022
This design thinking is incorporated with readings from Don Norman’s “The Design of Everyday Things,” which takes a step back from physics for a moment to consider the fundamentals of design.
GIVE ME A HAND. After long hours and tons of work, the hand, in its completed form, is ready to be displayed.

[SCHILLING SCOOP] Give a hand to Alexander Moore and Ruth Mellin

Kevin Chen, RubicOnline January 22, 2022

In room 4110 CSE, there’s a black, 3D-printed hand, with bright red nail polish on its fingers, white strings placed throughout the hand, and wires connected to a pile of multicolored circuits. Where...

WATCH AND LEARN. Math team coach Dan OLaughlin shows the team easier and quicker ways to solve difficult math questions.

[SCHILLING SCOOP] Ready, set, solve. The teachers that make Math Team possible

Kevin Chen, RubicOnline December 5, 2021
The math faculty has built a formula for success.
Senior Dante Gilbert works on the robotics team newest creation, which was used in last years competition. Senior Naci Konar-Steenberg said, “The motto [Of FIRST] is ‘Gracious Professionalism’, and that heavily focuses on trying to remain professional, mainly trying your best at robotics, while also trying to remain gracious in kind to team members, yourself, and the environment in the local engineering community.

[SCHILLING SCOOP] Robotics readies for competition

Kevin Chen, RubicOnline September 29, 2021
Robotics regains a sense of normalcy as the group bands together as they build.
[STAFF EDITORIAL] Schilling Center guidelines lack clarity

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Schilling Center guidelines lack clarity

The Rubicon Staff September 30, 2018
SMART Board use with align with expectations when guidelines are clear.
The blank walls of Schilling would be an excellent location to showcase art

The Schilling Center walls are a blank canvas

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team September 21, 2018
The majority of the school is filled with art, club notice boards, and other student media, which give the spaces personality, and we now have the privilege to give Schilling some personality  as well.
The Schilling Center features a much more unique and modern architectural style, which senior Jennie Verhey likes. I like the open spaces and the modern architecture, Verhey said.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Students appreciate study spaces and aesthetic in Schilling

Michael Forsgren, Arts Critic September 8, 2018
The new spaces and facilities of the Hugh K. Schilling Math and Science Center are being utilized by students.
Students peered out to see the new view that will overlook the front lawn in the Schilling open house on May 29.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Students enjoy glimpse of change at Schilling viewing

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline May 29, 2018
Students and faculty meandered through the almost finished Schilling Center in an open house on May 29 during X-period.
Students were able to test and vote on furniture for the new Schilling center. “I think it was fun testing out the chairs and helping decide what types of furniture we be in the Schilling Center. It was also fun to see the students help in the involvement of the center,” 9th grader Ivan Starchook said.

Students voice opinion through Schilling center furniture testing

Bobby Verhey, Staff Writer November 18, 2017
Students were able to test and vote on furniture for the new Schilling center.
Answers to your Schilling Center and renovation questions

Answers to your Schilling Center and renovation questions

Ellie Nowakowski, Illustrations/Infographics November 15, 2017
Common questions about the new Schilling Center, answered
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