The Rubicon

[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.

With renovations shifting to Thompson, lockers must be emptied

With renovations shifting to Thompson, lockers must be emptied

News in Brief

November 14, 2018

Metal lockers will be a thing of the past this weekend, as the last of the hallway lockers are disposed of.

Aggressive construction schedule meets delays with Old Main

Renovation at SPA has been going continually since last year, but some things stay the same. This fireplace from the original building back in 1900 is preserved in the Old Main classroom.

Joshua Harrison, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

The opening of Old Main has been delayed approximately one month.

Upper School renovations lead to detours and closed spaces

A rendering of the new English Commons to be built in Old Main.

Lucy Benson and Will Rinkoff

September 9, 2018

As Schilling construction wraps up, Old Main construction ramps up.

Upper School campus prepares for new round of renovations

As the construction on the Schilling Center wraps up, the next phase -- the Upper School renovation -- begins. Ninth grader Eli Conrad-Wovcha said, “I’m excited and all, but I don’t know how I’ll ever find where all my classes are next year.”

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

June 9, 2018

With the Schilling Center set for completion this summer, the campus prepares for renovation.

The Portables (Ep. 2): Ben Danielson

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

February 14, 2018

This is the second episode of a series detailing the intricacies of each teacher presiding over one of the portable classrooms. 

Answers to your Schilling Center and renovation questions

Answers to your Schilling Center and renovation questions

Ellie Nowakowski, Illustrations/Infographics

November 15, 2017

Common questions about the new Schilling Center, answered

McVeety reflects on SPA’s construction history, impacts

US math teacher Jim McVeety has been teaching at SPA for 36 years, so he has witnessed how the numerous construction projects have impacted the building demographic over time. “The most notable change since I started teaching was that the Shepard Center changed from a place for kids to hang out and eat lunch into what it is now [the current arts and music wing],” McVeety said.

Bobby Verhey, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

St. Paul Academy and Summit School has undergone many renovations during US math teacher Jim McVeety's time, but each addition bolsters the school's mission and improves its ability to serve its students.

Super Bowl construction creates conflict for commutes

Minneapolis will host Super Bowl LII in 2019 in U.S. Bank Stadium.

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

October 22, 2017

With Super Bowl LII set for 2018, the Twin Cities are facing long commutes due to construction.

Huss Center construction closes Gym Foyer

The gym foyer is covered by plastic sheets, blocking from the construction. “It smells like wood and it is kinda noisy, but as long as we keep the doors closed by the sophomore benches, I don’t think anyone notices it too much,” sophomore Lauren Hansen said.

Emily Thissen, News Editor

May 22, 2015

In order to make the final connection between the Huss Center and the main building, construction has began on the gym foyer.

Huss Center will add to the Highland community

The Huss Center nears completion.  According to Ami Berger, SPA’s liaison with the construction crew working on the Huss Center, “Landscaping will be installed in mid-July, and the repaving of Wheeler and Juno will occur in late July.”

Shaymus O'Brien, Staff Writer

May 16, 2015

Described as a “modern window filled structure” the Huss Center is sure to become not only a local point of interest but also rallying point for the community in which people can gather to revel in the fine arts.