The Rubicon

Rural vs. Urban: seniors O’Hern and Kulkarni reflect on their unique lifestyles

NEW PERSPECTIVES. Senior Neeti Kulkarni enjoys the view from her balcony in downtown Minneapolis.  “There’s not a feeling like it. You go out and you feel … I wouldn’t say you feel powerful because it is really freaky to look down on how many people are there … but it kinda gives you perspective on what’s out there and it’s just a really surreal feeling to be able to see the entire downtown laid out straight in front of you,

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2016

Not everyone lives walking distance from school. Seniors Colin O'Hern and Neeti Kulkarni share their experiences living in two completely different environments: rural and urban.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 1

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 1

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

September 15, 2016

The first four senior speech illustrations of the Class of 2017

Fencing team embraces members from grades 6-12

Sophomore Sal Ciresi participates in a fencing match at  the Twin City Fencing Club during the 2013-14 season. Anybody is welcome because anybody can learn and do well,” sophomore captain Colin O’Hern said.

Clare Tipler, News Editor

December 1, 2014

The Fencing season lunges into action this winter at St. Paul Academy and Summit School with a new coach and high hopes. Fencing is a unique sport at SPA with participants ranging from grades 6-12 with varying skill levels, but the Varsity team has been very successful in the past, going to State almost...

Mix It Up Day embraces the awkward

Table 6 offered these students a space to talk with a group they regularly might not sit with.  “It’s fun. I get to learn new things,” freshman Elsa Runquist said.

Netta Kaplan, Managing Editor

November 30, 2014

The lunchroom seemed especially busy Oct. 28, with colorful paper perched on the tables and an Intercultural Club music selection faintly playing on speakers. The buzz of conversation was louder than usual. For the most part, people seemed to be “embracing the awkward,” the slogan of this year’s...

Pre-season practices vary by sport

The boys basketball team practices in Briggs Gymnasium.

Clare Tipler, News Editor

November 12, 2014

Some teams practice outside on hills while others practice on the court, but no matter where they compete, every sport at St. Paul Academy and Summit School has unique pre-season regiments. In particular, practices before the season are led by team captains or sometimes outside coaches. According...

Boys and Girls golf drive towards a succesful season

Freshmen Drew and Colin O'Hern and sophomore John Boosalis head off to their golf practice on April 21.

Jackson Lea, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014

With no seniors lost, and their young stars a year older, the already successful Spartan golf team looks forward to a benchmark year. Led by senior captains Cal Nicholson and Noah Parker, the team hopes to make another state run this year. Last year freshman Drew O’Hern and senior Noah Parker qualified...