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

LETS ALL DO THE SPARTAN BEAT. Senior Spartan Tommy Verhey leads the students and faculty in chanting The Spartan Beat, an SPA tradition.

[PHOTO STORY] Pep Fest brings Upper School community together in celebration

Eliana Mann and Davan Rosen September 24, 2022
The annual Pep Fest closes out the school day with spirited chants, games and challenges.
READY UP. John Christakos winds up to throw a dodgeball at a final player.

2022 Homecoming Dodgeball Tournament brings energy, spirit

Zadie Martin and Rita Li September 22, 2022
The annual dodgeball tournament led by SAC began on Thursday.
The Yost-Dubrow advisory makes an epic comeback in the competition after guessing the correct answer.

[PHOTO STORY] Advisory Kahoot challenge fosters spirited competition

Alison Mitchell, RubicOnline September 21, 2022
Wednesday's advisory challenge brought out competitive and collaborative spirit as advisories vied for a spot the podium.
GOT TALENT? SAC members Aarushi Badahur and Natalie Weibel begin the talent show with a short introduction and guidelines for audience members.

[PHOTO STORY] Homecoming hype continues with annual talent show

Tommy Verhey, Director of RubicOnline September 20, 2022
The Huss Auditorium was filled to the brim with students excited to see and learn more about their peers.
[PHOTO STORY] Competitions heat up with ping pong tournament

[PHOTO STORY] Competitions heat up with ping pong tournament

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline September 20, 2022
Ping Pong brought the crowd to Briggs gymnasium Monday, with intense play that continued in Tutorial.
After a video short introducing the Homecoming Game challenger, Spartan Tommy Verhey got the crowd on their feet for the first Spartan Beat of Homecoming.

Kick off assembly previews Homecoming activities

News in Brief September 16, 2022
One highlight? The Spartan Beat with 22-23 Spartan Tommy Verhey.
Interim US Principal Ken Jaffe talks to the seniors about what it means to lead in the opening assembly on Aug. 31.

First days of school: returning to a new normal

Mariam Malik and Zadie Martin September 14, 2022
As we get back to school, what does the 22-23 school year look like?
During Thursday x-period club leaders Anna and Leni Nowakowski finish their poster for the club fair.

New, continuing clubs to host fair on Monday

Ivy Raya , RubicOnline September 9, 2022
Two clubs and groups meetings this week put student leaders front and center in Student Organization Fair planning.
WATER WISDOM. Alumni John Shepard talked with alumni in Driscoll on May 17 about the Mississippi River: We are all part of the Mississippi; its what we drink; our body is 60% water,” Shepard said.

Alumni discuss Mississippi River and the history

Zadie Martin, RubicOnline May 24, 2022
Alumni John Shepard spoke about the Mississippi River May 17 as part of the Alumni/ae Speaker Series.
RESIST. According to the Pew Research Center, 59% of Americans think that abortion should be legal in all or most cases, and since the Supreme Court leak, many are taking to the streets and social media to speak out in defense of abortion rights.

Roe v. Wade: then and now

Siri Pattison, RubicOnline May 20, 2022
A Supreme Court opinion was recently leaked, revealing that the historic abortion ruling may be overturned.
JOB OUTLOOK. Teen employment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics are promising as the demand for workers remains high.

With summer jobs in abundance, students offer tips for landing employment

Lucy Thomas, The Rubicon May 18, 2022
While summer jobs are common for high school students, they are often less common for students at such rigorous schools like SPA.
Prom and Valedictory will move to the Randolph Campus in light of rising COVID numbers this spring. In an e-mail to seniors and their families, US Principal Theresa Collins wrote, The move from a completely indoor space[s]... allows us the advantage of multiple spaces with ventilation that we know is the best.

[BREAKING NEWS] With rising COVID numbers, end of year plans change

News in Brief May 17, 2022
Prom and Valedictory will move to campus; Commencement plans remain the same.
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