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What fall captains practices could look like

SPA boys varsity soccer in a team huddle on September 14, 2019, vs Providence Academy.

Hazel Waltenbaugh, The Rubicon

May 26, 2020

With the 2020-21 fall school year up in the air, captains practices remain as something teams can only hope for

Athletes gather to promote positive team culture

Team captains sit on the Huss stage Sept. 10, facing student athletes who will play on SPA teams this year. Director of Athletics Dawn Wickstrum said, “I think it was really powerful to have our captains up on the front of the stage, in front of all of their peers.

Henry Burkhardt, Photo / Video

September 13, 2019

A new student-athlete meeting explains in depth the contract that every athlete signs and gives ideas on team bonding.

Dance team now open to all

SPA and Minnehaha Academy's joint 2017-2018 dance team.

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline Editor

May 19, 2019

The Minnesota State High School League has officially changed their policies to allow boys to participate in competitive dance.

Boys baseball faces underpopulated varsity and JV teams

Senior Ryan Moore works on his hitting mechanics during a practice last season.

Meagan Massie, Rubicon Editor

March 12, 2019

The boys baseball team is facing smaller roster sizes this year and hope to recruit more boys to play for JV.

Athletic department implements new policies

Director of Athletics Dawn Wickstrum and Upper School Athletic Director Andrea Schmidt worked on new policies for the athletic department. As part of new developments in the athletic department, a screen was added in the athletic hallway. “We got a TV screen [in the athletic hallway] and all announcement stuff will go there, and all of that information will also be online,

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

September 16, 2016

New policies streamline team practices around fundraising, transportation and celebrations.

Athletic Director Dawn Wickstrum reflects on first winter season

Among the successes of St. Paul Academy and Summit School's 2015-16 winter season was when the SPA fencing team took first place in the state once again.

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Managing Editor

March 14, 2016

Athletic Director Dawn Wickstrum reflects on her first season as Athletic Director, a season that proved to be very successful.

Wickstrum wants athletics to provide valuable lessons

Dawn Wickstrum sits at her new desk at SPA.

Breandan Gibbons, Online Sports Editor

October 1, 2015

For the first time in Saint Paul Academy and Summit School history, there is a female Athletic Director.