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

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.
Often nicknamed the Blood Moon, a full lunar eclipse because of the tint that results from sunlight shining projected onto the moon.

[PHOTO STORY] Heilig and Martin host lunar eclipse viewing party

Ali Browne, RubicOnline May 17, 2022
For the first time in two years, members of the SPA community joined the science department in viewing a total lunar eclipse.
Class representatives elected for 2022-2023 school year

Class representatives elected for 2022-2023 school year

News in Brief May 13, 2022
Students elected which of their peers would represent them in the coming year.
WE HAVE ARRIVED. Alex Moore and Ruth Mellin stand in front of the exhibit hall for the 2022 ISEF in Atlanta.

Mellin and Moore make sign language even smarter

News in Brief May 11, 2022
The two seniors are spending this week at the Regeneron ISEF in Atlanta.
USC President-elect Maryeva Gonzalez and a stand in for co-President Tenzin Bawa deliver vision (and humor) in the Huss assembly May 6.

Elected leader results announced

News in Brief May 6, 2022
On a mostly uncontested ballot, results were predictable and two positions remain unfilled.
Senior students at North High School celebrate their scholarship.

North High School Scholarship that changed lives

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline May 1, 2022
A fundraiser from Pillsbury United Communities funded $10,000 scholarships for seniors.
On Apr. 11, President Joe Biden made an official ruling on ghost guns across the U.S. Biden stated that commercial manufacturers must incorporate licenses and serial numbers, run background checks, and reserialize formerly sold firearms.

Federal government cracks down on ghost guns, continues battle on gun control

Tommy Verhey, RubicOnline April 30, 2022
While most people have a stance on the tightening or loosening of the steps to purchase and use firearms, ghost guns continue to circulate the country.
Group e-mails cause spamming issue

Group e-mails cause spamming issue

News in Brief April 29, 2022
Internet was slowed and some student accounts deactivated after a series of "reply all" messages triggered the spam filter this week.
The five states with the highest level of student debt are, in order: Washington D.C., Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, and Ohio.

With student loan debt in the trillions, paying for college can be its own challenge

Eliza Farley, The Rubicon April 26, 2022
“Many families do end up applying for financial aid,” Karna Ivory, Assistant Director of College Counseling, said.
Quiz Bowl team members Andrew Evens, Bridget Keel, Asa Zirps, and Colin Will prepare for their first round at Small School Nationals on Apr. 23. Coach Kate Lockwood said, Were having a really great time and playing some really great quiz bowl.

Quiz Bowl team competes at nationals

News in Brief April 25, 2022
Quiz Bowl ended the weekend with an 11th Place ranking overall.
Sophomore Rita Li prepares to serve the ball, on a makeshift table.

Ping Pong, new club sport offers a fun time for all experience levels

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline April 16, 2022
Ping Pong club offers students a chance to learn and improve their skills, while having fun.
Ukrainian soldiers inspecting the charred remains of a Russian military convoy in Bucha on April 2.

Update on Ukraine and Russia

Alexandra Cardwell, The Rubicon April 2, 2022
The stakes have been raised in the Russian-Ukrainian war.
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