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Intro to Sports: Fencing

Webster Lehmann and Ellie Findell

March 7, 2017

Foil captain Drew O'Hern and junior Lark Smith provide insight on the SPA fencing team.

Nervous? Say “I’m Excited!”

Nervous? Say

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

February 16, 2017

Upper School Counselor Susanna Short and students give their perspective on effective stress management with the new method "anxiety-reappraisal" in mind.

JCLC members plan prom as a parting gift to senior class

THE MINNESOTA HISTORY CENTER in downtown St. Paul is the location of the 2016 prom planned by the Junior Class Leadership Council members. “JCLC picked the History Center for its cavernous spaces with high ceilings and beautiful natural lighting. It’s those details that give the event an air of class,” Junior Class Leadership member Maya Kachian said.

Mari Knudson, The Rubicon Editor

June 7, 2016

Minnesota History Center event on June 8 will include dinner and dancing.

Fencing team embraces members from grades 6-12

Sophomore Sal Ciresi participates in a fencing match at  the Twin City Fencing Club during the 2013-14 season. Anybody is welcome because anybody can learn and do well,” sophomore captain Colin O’Hern said.

Clare Tipler, News Editor

December 1, 2014

The Fencing season lunges into action this winter at St. Paul Academy and Summit School with a new coach and high hopes. Fencing is a unique sport at SPA with participants ranging from grades 6-12 with varying skill levels, but the Varsity team has been very successful in the past, going to State almost...

Freshman books create a variety of opinions among students

Freshman books create a variety of opinions among students

Javier Whitaker-Castaneda, Cover Story Editor

October 14, 2014

The English curriculum for ninth graders remains similar every year which makes the required books notoriously well-known throughout the school. These books were so integral in most students’ freshman year that they now have a strong opinion of either respect or dislike. Last years’ freshman have...

Boys and Girls golf drive towards a succesful season

Freshmen Drew and Colin O'Hern and sophomore John Boosalis head off to their golf practice on April 21.

Jackson Lea, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014

With no seniors lost, and their young stars a year older, the already successful Spartan golf team looks forward to a benchmark year. Led by senior captains Cal Nicholson and Noah Parker, the team hopes to make another state run this year. Last year freshman Drew O’Hern and senior Noah Parker qualified...