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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

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Elle Chen (she/her) is a co-Director of RubicOnline. This is her fourth year on staff. Over the summer, Elle interned at NSPA to help plan journalism conventions, create a book and learn about yearbook spreads. Recently, Elle has found a new passion for playing cards and spending more time with her family and friends. Elle can be reached at [email protected]

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Senior Ellie Sandeen prepares to get on the blocks for her first individual event, the 200 IM.

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October 15, 2021
During the first relay of the night, the SPARKS had a strong swim but were unfortunately disqualified.

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October 15, 2021
Seniors Divya Bhargava, Eleanor Smith and Marie Schumacher purple out during the school day for their meet.

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October 15, 2021
On the deck, the SPARKS cheer on their teamates as they race.

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October 15, 2021
From head to toe, seniors Divya Bhargava, Eleanor Smith and Marie Schumacher purple out.

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October 15, 2021
Senior Divya Bhargave even tie-dyed her socks the Sparks colors for the special occasion.

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October 15, 2021
The varsity girls prepare for their first relay of the night, the 200 Medley.

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October 15, 2021
Senior Marie Schumacher keeps her head down as she heads for the last turn of her race.

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October 15, 2021
The SPARKS gather around their coach to carefully inspect the swim schdule, making sure they dont miss their event.

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October 15, 2021
Before the meet starts, the Sparks get together to do their cheer. The SPARKS are a co-op swim and dive team with Highland Park.

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October 15, 2021
In honor of the seniors last meet, SPARKS coach prepared small gifts and flowers for each of the seniors.

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October 15, 2021
The relay begins. The backstrokers dive into the water and begin not only the first leg of the race but also swim the first lap of the meet.

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October 15, 2021
Unique from the three other strokes, backstrokers start their race in the pool instead of on the blocks.

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October 15, 2021
Senior Ellie Sandeen stands on the block, getting ready to jump in.

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October 15, 2021
During the relay, swimmers must time themselves perfectly. Just as the previous swimmer touches the wall, the next swimmer jumps in.

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October 15, 2021
Senior Ellie Sandeen has a little over 50 yards left of her 200 IM left as she swims breaststroke to the wall.

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October 15, 2021
The SPARKS are a co-op swim and dive team with Highland Park.

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October 15, 2021
Every year, the senior class designs overalls for Homecoming. This year, the class of 2022 did not dissapoint.

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October 1, 2021
Pictured from left to right, seniors Lily Ellis, Mia Hofmann, James Montague and Lucie Bond.

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October 1, 2021
From left to right: seniors Henry Burkhardt, Levi Smetana, Divya Bhargava and Esther Allen.

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October 1, 2021
Thus from then on, Hou Yi mourned for his wife who was forever stuck on the moon. And because she liked mooncakes, Hou Yi set them up for her every year on lunar Aug. 15.

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September 10, 2021
As a reward, Guanyin pusa (a buddha)  rewarded Hou Yi with two xiandan (elixirs) which would turn whoever ate them into a deity. Then, on Aug. 15, when Hou Yi went hunting, one of his apprentices, who knew about these xiandan, entered Hou Yi’s house and threatened his wife, Chang’e, to hand them over.

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September 10, 2021
Teachers also gathered in the North Lawn to tell him goodbye.

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June 1, 2021
Short said, From the deepest bottoms of our hearts, go with love, to Denver, but know that you will always, always have a home here.

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June 1, 2021
Senior Gracie Tilney-Kaemmer and alumni Ananya Narayan sang For Good by Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth.

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June 1, 2021
Teachers also gathered in the North Lawn to tell him goodbye.

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June 1, 2021
Government official, nurse, figure skater, American. What is the first image or type of person that pops into mind when you hear each of those words?

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May 23, 2021
Sharon Day is an Ojibwe leader, Native American activist, artist and writer from Minnesota.

Sharon Day

April 16, 2021
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