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[MOVIE REVIEW] Pokemon universe brought new life in Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

[MOVIE REVIEW] Pokemon universe brought new life in Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

Charlie Keillor, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

Anyone who enjoys the Pokemon franchise will enjoy seeng this film.

Spring playlist favorites range from Lorde to Arctic Monkeys

Spring playlist favorites range from Lorde to Arctic Monkeys

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

March 28, 2014

As the weather slowly shifts, moods change and the songs that have been played on repeat all winter long get old. In light of the upcoming spring season, The Rubicon asked students about their current favorites. Song: “Demons” by Imagine Dragons. “It’s been in my head since summer,” freshman...

Students respond to cell phone policy

Senior Helen Derechin quietly uses her phone during a free period. “I like that it gives us access to communication with other people, especially if we need to contact our parents for some reason or to arrange after school plans,” she said.

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

February 27, 2014

A quick glance of the senior lounge, library, or benches reveals phones in hands and on chairs, their dark or lighted up screens out in the open. Students may now use their phones during free periods as long as it does not disturb others, according to the new cell phone policy. The Upper School Council also introduced new consequences for breaking the rules. Th...

Advisories encouraged to donate presents for Toys for Tots

Junior Julia Lagos adds toys to the Toys for Tots drop box outside the Dean’s Office. “ [Adopt a Family] was just a lot of work to do around the holidays with so much to do already,” senior Aria Bryan said. “So we thought that Toys for Tots would be a good substitution.”

Hannah Johnson, Editor in Chief

December 19, 2013

Walk by the Deanery and see an area strewn with the dozens of dolls, books, and trucks. Plush animals overflow from boxes, and it may be tempting for even the oldest students not to play with the toys. St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s Community Action student group is supporting a popular charity,...

Community Action continues Meals on Wheels tradition

Senior president Alex Miller and senior treasurer Aria Bryan plan service opportunities for the months of November and December. “We have weekends set up for the whole year for people serving people,” Miller said.

Katrina Hilton and Nina Zietlow

November 29, 2013

The Community Action student group has been planning service events for the rest of the semester. For the last few years, the group has volunteered for Meals on Wheels at Cretin-Derham Hall High School on Thanksgiving morning. ‘’Most of us will be packing Thanksgiving meals for people who don't...

Gallery: Seniors participate in pumpkin carving tradition at Lower School

Seniors and kindergartners listen for directions before beginning. This year's pumpkins were slightly larger than previous years'.

Lucy Li, Online Editor in Chief and Print Managing Editor

November 4, 2013

Around 50 seniors drove to the Lower School to help kindergartners carve pumpkins on Oct. 4. Check out the full story under the News section on rubiconline.

Girls Varsity Tennis prepares for sectionals with high hopes

Senior Aria Bryan and junior Eva Zaydman practice hitting volleys. “I know we have a lot of talent on the team,” Bryan said.

Hannah Johnson, Editor in Chief

October 2, 2013

With the state tournament approaching, the St. Paul Academy and Summit School Girls Varsity Tennis team is taking their game one step at a time. “I hope we stay focused on taking it one point at a time and not getting ahead of ourselves,” senior Aria Bryan said. The state tournament will begin on ...

Girls tennis improves with every match

Doubles  partners senior Aria Bryan and sophomore Ella Hommeyer get high-fives from their teammates before a match against St. Anthony Village High School on  Sept. 12. “We work really well together, everybody gets along really well, and we all have really good sportsmanship which is awesome,” senior captain Alida Mitau said.

Laura Slade, A&E Editor

October 1, 2013

After a slow start, the girl’s varsity tennis team has been motivated to improve. “We are improving with every match,” senior captain Alida Mitau said. The team took a hit when it lost 2013 state doubles champions Sarah Hays and Gina Nguyen, but the team has responded well to the new players. “We...