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Seniors prepare and search for May Projects

Dean of Students Judy Cummins speaks to seniors about their upcoming Senior Projects.  The seniors attended  sessions during assigned period throughout the week of Feb. 3-7. “[Seniors] come away with a lot of learning,” Cummins said.

Gita Raman, Feature Writer

February 18, 2014

The final submit buttons for college applications are clicked and the reality of leaving begins to dawn on seniors as well as the preparation for Senior Project. Senior Project occurs during the month of May. However there are many steps which the seniors need to do before they leave. Seniors need...

Students take a stroll in a Winter Wonderland at new dance

Lauren Woessner (left) purchases tickets from Student Activities Committee senior members (from middle to bottom right) Cal Nicholson,  Noah Parker, and Jonte Claiborne. “[The dance] gave me a chance to talk to people I normally don’t talk to,

Lucy Li, Online Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

January 14, 2014

“Walkin' in a Winter Wonderland” is a famous line from the 1934 pop song “Winter Wonderland,” and the new semi-formal dance that shares its name was held at the Town and Country Club on Jan. 11. Senior Cristina Zarama socialized with friends at the dance. “It was pretty,” she said about...

Winter Sports Preview: Boy’s Basketball bonds with preseason activities

Sophomore Angel Smaller and senior captain Aidan Arnold hope for a strong season, “We are looking to make one last run in the Tri- Metro, as this is our last year in the conference

John Wilhelm and Thomas Toghramadjian

November 29, 2013

The season never really ends for the Spartan boys basketball team. Throughout the offseason, they meet for optional workout sessions and open gyms, intensifying as the season draws near. “Especially now that the fall sports seasons are winding down, [workouts] give us a few weeks to really get the...

Seniors and parents prepare for brunch

Senior Nick Cohen poses for his senior brunch photo. “Generally it’s a time to come together with the parents, for whom senior year has a lot of emotional pulls,” Upper School Dean of Students Judy Cummins said.

Lucy Li, Managing Editor/Online Editor in Chief

November 24, 2013

Dark blue invitation cards arrived at the homes of seniors in late October, a new design inviting them to an old tradition of St. Paul Academy and Summit School: Senior Brunch. “The Senior Brunch is a kickoff to your senior year and it’s to celebrate all your accomplishments,” parent of senior...

BVB uses brotherhood to overcome obstacles

BVB uses brotherhood to overcome obstacles

Ava Gallagher, Illustrator/Staff Writer

February 27, 2013

This year, the varsity boys’ basketball team has encountered a fair amount of obstacles throughout their season. Guard Aidan Arnold recognizes the struggles the team has faced, “It’s been tough with injuries, sicknesses and losses,” Arnold said. Arnold, along with the rest of the team, still...