The Rubicon

Bance talks tech

Computer Science classes are becoming more popular and easier to find both at SPA and other schools.

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

March 19, 2018

9th grader Miranda Bance discusses her introduction to the computer science field, and her interest in tech.

Women’s science award recognizes Rucker’s passion for computer science

Senior Sabrina Rucker earned honorable mention for Aspirations in Computing. The award is given through the National Center for Women and Information Technology and recognizes young women's passion for computer science. “The award is more symbolic than anything to me. I have been trying to get an honorable mention for the last couple of years. Every time I got basically one step above a participation award, so this is like a ‘finally’ sort of thing,” Rucker said.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

February 9, 2018

Senior Sabrina Rucker recently received honorable mention for Aspirations in Computing, an award given by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT).

New computer science program builds tech-y understanding

Sophomore Imran Umer works on a robot in the new computer science classroom.

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

September 4, 2016

Three new classes and a new computer science study group take place in the new classroom renovation of the lower library.

New Computer Science electives in works for upcoming school year

A variety of Computer Science classes will be offered to SPA students in the upcoming school year.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2016

In the works is a variety of new course offerings related to Computer Science that will be available to St. Paul Academy and Summit School students the upcoming school year. These courses include Introduction to computer science, Computer Science Principles I and II, Competition Robotics, Regular Robotics, Advanced Topics in Computer Design.

The case for computer science classes

The ubiquitous 16-gigabyte memory card has over 200,00 times the memory capacity of the computer program that guided Apollo spacecraft, according to Computer Weekly. In the context of the steep curve of technological advancement, starting a computer science course is a clear and immediate necessity.

Paul Watkins, Staff Writer

May 7, 2014

The computer, assigned to every student at St. Paul Academy and Summit School, is able to connect to the world-wide network of over a billion computers we call the Internet, and can access the sum of nearly all human discovery, knowledge, and creativity in a matter of seconds. With it, everyone, regardless...

Students show interest in computer science class

Shefali Bijwadia, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013

St. Paul Academy and Summit School offers several clubs, classes, and now the school is considering a Spring offering of a student-run AP Computer Science class. Henry Swanson (‘13), taught the same course in last school year. Junior Shaan Bijwadia would teach this course, either after school or during...