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

SPA Senior Charlie Johnson under center before an important snap.

Wolfpack dominate Bloomington Kennedy, improve to 5-2 on season

Clara McKoy, RubicOnline October 17, 2021
SMB Wolfpack matched up against Bloomington Kennedy this past Friday, giving fans an exciting and dominative win.
Senior Marie Schumacher swims her first inidividual event of the night which is the 200 freestyle.

SPARKS flipturn to the end of their season with last conference meet

Elle Chen, RubicOnline October 15, 2021
Tonight, the SPARKS swim and dive team competed against Central, Humbolt, Harding, ...
Older students should advocate for more opportunities to show younger students the ropes, to be like their superheroes. It is our job to step up and take on that role, and in doing so, experience the joy of connection.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Superheroes needed: be an active mentor for lower school students

RubicOnline Staff October 13, 2021
Older students should advocate for more opportunities to show younger students the ropes, to be like their superheroes. It is our job to step up and take on that role, and in doing so, experience the joy of connection.
While CRISPR does sound like a safe and well-rounded idea, as there have been over 30 years since it was first introduced, many details and specifics are left uncontrolled.

Step aside CRISPR, the world isn’t ready for you yet

Tommy Verhey, RubicOnline October 12, 2021
CRISPR, a gene-editing technology, is a relatively new science created in 2012 that has taken the world by storm. Its ability to be injected into a human, edit and remove unwanted genes, and leave the body without a trace could be a crucial part of life in the coming years.
Enbridge has spent the last seven years building the 1,031 mile long Line 3 pipeline.

Line 3 in use, destruction arises

Elizabeth Trevathan, co-Director of RubicOnline October 11, 2021
Two rare wetland areas have been destroyed by an accidental aquifer puncture.
Junior Riley Erben likes to help out the community by volunteering at the Ronald McDonald house in her free time.

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Erben keeps up family tradition through Ronald McDonald house

Zadie Martin, RubicOnline October 7, 2021
When Riley Erben, a junior, was in the lower school she and her family would go to the Ronald McDonald House to volunteer.
ON PRINCIPAL. Theresa Collins joins the upper school community after working as an English teacher and department head. Im finding out that that there are things that I knew I could do and that Im good at, and Im seeing myself utilize those skills, organization planning, communication feedback strategy... all those things, she said.

Collins settles in, starts to make Upper School new home

Hobbs Lillygreen, The Rubicon October 6, 2021
Principal Theresa Collins moved to Minnesota in July and is wrapping up her first quarter leading the upper school.
The stand shows off the snacks and posters the seniors received after the game.

Girls soccer has an impressive performance on senior night

Ali Browne, RubicOnline October 4, 2021
This evening, the girls varsity soccer team defeated Eagle Ridge Academy on their senior night with an 8-1 victory.
The exhibit isn’t creating new material (the music and paintings predate the show), but the artful combination of the two into a truly immersive physical experience is admirable.

Van Gogh exhibit amazes with immersive experience

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline October 4, 2021
The traveling Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit forms a kind of meta-art that does not disappoint. It runs in Minneapolis through Nov. 19.
Every year, the seniors wear overalls and blue and gold Spartan gear to celebrate Homecoming.

It’s blue and it’s gold; the Homecoming spirit is back and alive

Today's homecoming agenda includes pepfest, GVS, storming the field and blue and gold.
Director of Athletics Dawn Wickstrum dressed as starting cornerback for her MS football team in 1992. I was around a great group of guys that sort of accepted me in their world, she said.

Dawn Wickstrum: starting cornerback in middle school; Director of Athletics today

Claire Kim, The Rubicon September 30, 2021
A season of Friday night lights, first-and-ten. This is an image of young men in a lineup... but for Director of Athletics Dawn Wickstrum, it was her sport of choice.
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