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Departing teachers reflect on time at SPA

Departing teachers reflect on time at SPA

Maddy Fisher, RubicOnline

May 29, 2020

As the year draws to a close, seven members of the Upper School staff plan their departure.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Outdoors Club hosts sledding and hot chocolate party

Val Chafee beating a classmate down the hill

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

December 14, 2018

During Thursday's X-Period, students took to the slopes in sleds for a study break.

30 Days of Biking promotes world relief

Upper School technology coordinator, Chris White, also participates in the 30 Days of Biking with his wife.

Sharee Roman, Photojournalist

April 6, 2018

30 Days of Biking is an internationally celebrated event where people commit to ride everyday for the duration of April.

Lenovo Yogas jump start freshman class

Caption: Freshmen Ben Konstan, Tucker Waltenbaugh, Larry Chen, and Adnan Askari spend their tutorial finishing up work on their new Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga laptops. “The keyboard gets sucked in and the buttons don’t work anymore so when you swivel you aren’t accidentally typing,” Chen explains, citing the new computer’s most distinctive feature.

Noor Qureishy, Student Life editor

September 18, 2014

Whether at school or at home, technology plays a prominent role in every student’s school day. Short battery life, bulkiness, and long start up wait times all are problems students deal with every day at St. Paul Academy and Summit School. However, some have it easier than others--the new Lenovo Thinkpad...

Digital Footprint redefines individuals’ presence on Internet in positive, negative ways

Digital Footprint redefines individuals’ presence on Internet in positive, negative ways

John Wilhelm, News Editor

December 18, 2013

“I’ve been in your Facebook!” Ellen DeGeneres proudly proclaims at the beginning of her talk show, explaining the premise of her next segment. The day before, DeGeneres searched through the Facebook pages of all her audience members—looking for the raunchiest, strangest, and most embarrassing...

iOS7 update receives mixed reviews

iOS7 update receives mixed reviews

Diane Huang, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Upper School Technology Coordinator Chris White misses the old icons from iOS6. “They [the new icons] are a little cartoonish, and it seems like Windows 8,” he said. The new iOS7 was released on Sept. 18 at noon. The new iOS is a huge change for the earlier systems on Apple products, sporting...

New customized homepage suggestion

Noah Shavit-Lonstein, Feature Editor

December 6, 2012

The Upper School Technology Department has set up an account on the web site Symbaloo for students to use. The Symbaloo platform was designed to streamline web use by creating a single, easy-to-use homepage with links to popular sites on it. St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s page is an amalgam of...