The Rubicon

Ellis, Hall, and Enneking-Norton add a scientific twist to senior projects

The students from the Advanced Science Research and Technology classes competed at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair in March. Enneking-Norton, Hall, and Ellis qualified for ISEF at the regional fair. They will compete in Pittsburgh in May.

Jake Adams, RubicOnline Editor

April 23, 2018

Three seniors will be competing at the International Science and Engineering Fair in May.

Spartan robotics builds the road to state

Seniors Grant Gunderson and Michael Hall along with junior Michaela Polley watch their robot in a competition. “For the first part of the competition the robot has to be pre-programmed and that’s very challenging because there are so many things that can go wrong,” Hall said.

Martha Sanchez, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

The SPA robotics team emphasizes teamwork and hard work as they progress toward the state qualifying tournaments this month.

Orca Tribe launch party fulfills mission to connect artists

Senior co-founder Lutalo Jones talks with senior Leah Hughes at the launch party. “I am excited to see things that students put together. It’s impressive,” Hughes said.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

May 14, 2017

The Orca Tribe launch party on May 12 brought young local artists together for a night of music and art.

Student photographers expose their favorite features

Student photographers expose their favorite features

Jonah Harrison, The Rubicon Editor

January 4, 2017

Cameras serve as both hobby and art form for photographers.

Science Alliance club competes in Science Bowl, qualifies for State in Science Olympiad

Members of the Science Alliance club competed at the Science Olympiad competition on Feb 6. From left to right: Larry Chen (10), Adnan Askari (10), Ben Mellin (10), Ben Konstan (10), Navodhya Samarakoon (12), Liza Bukingolts (12), Maya Smith (12), Gitanjali Raman (12), Daniel Ellis (10), and Tessa Rauch (12).

Iya Abdulkarim, Feature Editor

February 14, 2016

St. Paul Academy and Summit School's Science Alliance student club took part in the Science Bowl competition on Jan 23, and advances to State in Science Olympiad.

Pumpkin Spice: Fad or Rad?

Some students hate pumpkin spice while others love it.

Marlee Baron, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 27, 2015

Pumpkin spice lattes are very popular during the fall, but why only during the fall? Do people actually like them, or are they just a fad?