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David Bowie will be remembered

Senior Alice Tibbetts hold some of David Bowie memorabilia. David Bowie passed away on Jan. 10, at the age of 69.

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

January 23, 2016

David Bowie passed away on Jan. 10 at the age of 69.

Tibbetts finds her rhythm in bucket drumming group

Senior Alice Tibbetts taps out a rhythm on an overturned plastic bucket. “We don’t play pop or rock, but really weird world music that has a lot of complicated sounding rhythms. A bunch of people play different simple rhythms that twine together and sound cool,” Tibbetts said.

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor

December 15, 2015

Senior Alice Tibbetts described what she does as a member of one of Minnesota's rare and nameless bucket drumming groups.

November’s seniors describe important life experiences in speeches

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

December 13, 2015

Senior speeches were delivered on Nov. 6, Nov. 13, and Nov. 20.

The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies

Junior Alice Tibbetts holds up some of her much-loved Hobbit merchandise. “I’ve come to appreciate some of the characters more because of how well they are acted, especially Gandalf and Bilbo,” she said.

Dianne Caravela, Staff Writer

December 14, 2014

Raging fires burn towns to the ground, massive armies gather on misty mountains. Evil lurks not only in the shadows, but in the hearts of the characters the world has grown to love. The final installment in the Hobbit trilogy, The Battle of Five Armies comes out Dec. 17.

Rock, punk, and emo bands top Tibbetts’s music list

Junior Alice Tibbetts listens to one of her favorite bands, All Time Low. Tibbetts is a member of the choir and hopes to learn how to play the guitar, and play the songs of her favorite bands on it. “I like anything that gets me dancing or a song that I’ll listen to like 5 or 6 or 7 hundred times,” Tibbetts said.

Gita Raman, Copy Editor

September 29, 2014

Music is the written or printed symbols that show how a song should be played or sung, but for junior Alice Tibbetts, music is so much more. Tibbetts enjoys listening to music that, “gets me dancing or a song that I’ll listen to like 5 or 6 or 7 hundred times.” Tibbetts said. The type of...

Ensemble cast brings to life the best musical you’ve never heard of

Junior Halsey Moe, playing Daniel Beauxhomme, and senior Emma Chang, playing Ti Moune, perform in Once On This Island on May 15. “I think I am just going to miss the atmosphere of SPA theater because we are so close,” Chang said.

Patrick Commers, Arts Critic

May 30, 2014

It is curtains for the Upper School musical Once on this Island. A story of life, love, and loss, Once on this Island was a well rehearsed, song filled production. Centering on a small Caribbean island where two separate groups of people live, it is a musical and reminiscent of Romeo and Juliet and The...

Gallery: Students audition for senior-directed Winter One Acts

Junior Halsey Moe and sophomore Alice Tibbetts practice for the auditions together.

Nina Zietlow, News Editor

December 13, 2013

Auditions for the Winter One Acts were held on Dec. 10. The cast list can be found here.

Theater plans coming to fruition

Theater plans coming to fruition

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

September 26, 2013

“Chaotic, cramped, complicated:” these are words that St. Paul Academy and Summit School sophomores Claire Walsh and Alice Tibbetts used to describe the current setup for drama and music rehearsals and performances. For years, fine arts performances and rehearsals have taken place in the Lower School’s...