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Intro to Sports: Fencing

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
Believe it or not, there are benefits of turning nerves into excitement
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.
June 7, 2016
Minnesota History Center event on June 8 will include dinner and dancing.

P.L.A.Y. student group hosts dodge ball tournament amidst long week

Senior Lukas Kelsey-Friedemann and junior Tommy Dicke face their opponents during the tournament.
November 22, 2015
P.L.A.Y. student club held a dodge ball tournament for students (and teachers!) Nov 12.

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.
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...

Freshman books create a variety of opinions among students

Freshman books create a variety of opinions among students
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...

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.
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...

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