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How to stay connected from a distance this Thanksgiving

How to stay connected from a distance this Thanksgiving
November 26, 2020
Here are some COVID-safe activities for Thanksgiving this year.

Validate emotions and losses, stay accountable

Increased state restrictions and national recommendations from the CDC send the consistent message to stay home. Each of us plays a role in keeping the community, in and outside of SPA, safe.
November 24, 2020
It is important to not lose sight of the responsibility each individual has to the health of the St. Paul Academy community, whether at a distance or in person.

[PHOTO STORY] It’s all sunshine and rainbows with Iris’ chalk party

Seniors Isobel Alm and Hannah Lorenz-Meyer color the pavement with flowers and SPA logos.
October 1, 2020
On September 28, Iris Art + Lit Club hosted a chalking party to welcome students back to campus.

Mentor Program Adjusts to Pandemic

Senior Aman Rahman's set-up for mentoring.
September 29, 2020
SPA's mentorship program has been a staple of the SPA experience for years, but this year with COVID 19 pandemic the program has had to make a few major changes.

[Q&A] Tennis captain Maya Choi talks leadership during a pandemic

September 25, 2020

Varsity Girls Tennis captain Maya Choi discusses what has changed and stayed the same with the new precautions in place due to Coronavirus.

Are we really prepared to go back to school? Yes.

The return to school plan includes daily temperature checks and symptom reports, wearing masks at all times and practicing social distancing.
September 17, 2020
The back to school plan does everything possible to make it safe for students to return to the building.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Use your summer to be a part of the COVID-19 solution

Online learning has been too often taken for granted. Think of those who don't have the same luxury.
June 2, 2020
It's important that you check your privilege this summer and use it to help those in need; they're just as important as the rest of us.

College Board sued over digital AP exam glitches

Currently, students who were unable to submit their AP exam answers have been told to re-take the test in June.
The College Board is currently receiving heavy backlash from their technological problems.
May 28, 2020
College Board is currently receiving heavy backlash from their technological problems during their annual AP exams.

MN State Fair cancelled amid coronavirus pandemic: “It’s the only decision.”

For just the sixth time in its 161 year history, the Minnesota State Fair has been cancelled.
May 22, 2020
The Minnesota State Fair will not be held in the year 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Film Club continues movie nights through Netflix Party

Film Club continues movie nights through Netflix Party
May 19, 2020
Film Club, known for their Friday night screenings of previously decided on movies, attempts to carry on movie nights through the Chrome extension Netflix Party.

We Are One: YouTube to host free virtual film festival

Tribeca is one of the 20 film festivals that YouTube will partner on for this virtual film festival.
May 18, 2020
YouTube has jumped in to provide a socially distant alternative to traditional film festivals that will raise funds for COVID-19 relief.

Doctor explains how outside affects social distancing

Two people wearing face masks, a worker cleaning the Mary Tyler Moore statue and someone passing by, glance at each other in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
May 17, 2020
Dr. John Hick, medical director for disaster preparedness at Hennepin Healthcare, said wearing masks is a crucial step to limiting the spread of coronavirus.
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