The Rubicon

The show must go on: virtual orchestra performance brings home the music

Instead of a Spring Concert, the SPA Orchestra recorded a virtual performance of Nessun Dorma. This photo was taken at the 2019 Pops Concert.

Elle Chen, Production Manager

May 14, 2020

In light of the cancellation of their 2020 Spring Concert, Orchestra Director Almut Engelhardt came up with a high-risk high-reward plan: virtual recording.

Graduation plan announcement postponed

Graduation plan announcement postponed

News in Brief

May 9, 2020

The announcement about 2020 Commencement was set to be announced May 8, but no announcement has come yet.

Roberts, Admissions increase financial aid

Roberts hopes school will opened in Fall 2020, likely this will be with social distancing modifications.

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline

May 4, 2020

Head of School Bryn Roberts said “We knew that we were going to have people hurting [during the pandemic] so there was no hesitation on my part go to the Board of Trustees and make this judgment. I think that reflects who we are as a school.”

Distance learning update from Head of School

Distance learning update from Head of School

News in Brief, RubicOnline

April 17, 2020

"We are operating under the assumption that students will not return to school for the balance of the 2019-20 academic year," Head of School Bryn Roberts wrote.

[PHOTO STORY] Prospective families fill Randolph Campus for Fall Open House

Ceramics teacher Daryn Lowman shows potential students an example of what art students can expect in his class.

Henry Burkhardt, Video Editor

November 17, 2019

Student involvement offers a personal connection for prospective students.

Short-lived Twitter account raises questions about diversity

The social media posts incited response from the community, but the response may not be what the post creator expected.

Melissa Nie and Noah Raaum

May 29, 2019

A dive into the controversial Twitter account that tore into St. Paul Academy and Summit School.

[SPA HISTORY] For three decades, SPA rental houses felt like home

A picture of one of the rental houses in front of SPA.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

March 13, 2019

In the second installment of the SPA History series, community members reflect on the role that SPA's owned houses have had for the school.

[Q&A] Roberts addresses future construction goals

Construction on the Randolph campus won't stop with the Schilling Center.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

February 7, 2019

Head of School Bryn Roberts shares potential plans for Randolph campus construction.

Dean of Students to become two separate Dean positions

SPA will be adding a second Dean position next year.

Jonah Harrison, Chief Visual Editor

February 10, 2018

With current Dean of Students Max Delgado stepping into the Upper School principal position, and the Schilling Center for Math and Science opening in the fall of 2018, changes won’t be new for the Upper School students  of St. Paul Academy and Summit School. In addition to these changes, the administra...

Parent meeting sheds light on gender diversity

Dr. Todd Savage presented to SPA parents and faculty about his experience in the field of phycology and its relation to gender diversity.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

January 31, 2018

The Gender Diversity parent meeting held on Jan. 30 in Driscoll Commons presented scientific and personal information about gender diversity as it relates to students.

Head of School announces inclusive gender diversity guidelines

Head of School announces inclusive gender diversity guidelines

News in Brief

January 18, 2018

Information sessions will be hosted on the Goodrich Campus on Jan. 29 and the Randolph Campus on Jan. 30