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[SENIOR STORIES] “What are you proudest of from your time at SPA?”

June 3, 2019
Honest and interesting, listen to 47 seniors from the class of 2019 share their experiences.

[PHOTO STORY] Student clubs collaborate for self defense training

HerSpace co-presidents Adelia Bergner and Nitya Thakkar practice the
April 18, 2019
Her Space, Peer Helpers, Intercultural Club, Muslim Students Alliance, and Rainbow Connection co-hosted Not Me! on April 17.

Familiar faces: seniors recall memorable substitute teachers

Seniors reflect on the most
April 11, 2019
For some students, certain substitute teachers hold a special place in their memories of high school.

Lower School Science Night inspires scientific curiosity

Lower School Science Night inspires scientific curiosity
April 6, 2019
The Lower School Science Night engaged children in science through fun activities like making slime and paper airplanes.

Online strangers become Bergner’s virtual friends

Bergner uses online chat rooms and social media to meet new people.
February 5, 2019
Some people might see having friends you’ve never met, or even seen, as strange and unnatural. However, Bergner finds this aspect of online friendship to be rather comforting.

The Winter One Acts captivate with the hilarious but strange

The Winter One Acts captivate with the hilarious but strange
February 1, 2019
The Upper School Winter One Acts were everything and more, with student-directed and fantastically peculiar performances.

Are we more than DNA? Testing provides some answers.

DNA testing allows people to see ancestry and predisposition to disease. Senior Adelia Bergner chose to take a DNA test because she had heard her parents talk about their ancestry before, “so I was curious about where I come from,” she said.
December 3, 2018
Genome sequencing has become more accessible than ever, sometimes causing reevaluation of identity.

[STREET STYLE] Winter is coming. Bundle up with fun patterns.

[STREET STYLE] Winter is coming. Bundle up with fun patterns.
Students show off their fun patterns on a brisk November school day.
November 13, 2018
Students pair comfort with style in this installment of Street Style.

Not picture perfect: students celebrate Love Your Body day

Not picture perfect: students celebrate Love Your Body day
October 26, 2018
Love Your Body day, celebrated at SPA on October 26th, brought some extra love much needed in a pressure filled high school environment.

Speaking in code: Equality in Tech club promotes inclusivity

Senior Adelia Bergner leafs through flyers for an upcoming women in tech event that she will share with club attendees. She started the group along with Nitya Thakkar:
October 15, 2018
Seniors Adelia Bergner and Nitya Thakkar developed the STEM club after attending Hour of Code.

Engaged learning comes to life on field trips

Junior Bailey Donovan holds worms that she collected for a sample.
March 2, 2018
Out of classroom learning needs to be incorporated into the curriculum for the benefit of class development, and students.

STREET STYLE: Muted colors reflect end of fall

Junior Nora Povejsil wears a jacket from Forever 21, a t-shirt from Rock the Garden, pants from Target, and Adidas shoes.
November 13, 2017
With boots replacing sandals and tights and long sleeves tucked under sweaters, fashion moves to shades of black, white, and fall.
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