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[SENIOR STORIES] “What are you proudest of from your time at SPA?”

June 3, 2019
Honest and interesting, listen to 47 seniors from the class of 2019 share their experiences.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Great River defeats girls ultimate

Sophomore Allison Audette throws the Frisbee.
May 27, 2019
Spartan Girls Ultimate Frisbee lost to Great River Academy 3-15 on May 23.

Seniors showcase art in (don’t) Take it Personally

Annie Lam's prints depict beautiful birds and natural elements.
The 2019 exhibit carries personal messages.
May 8, 2019

As the school year winds down and the seniors leave for their senior projects, the annual Senior Arts Seminar Exhibit goes up in the Harry M. Drake Gallery. Entitled, (don’t) Take it Personally, the...

[PHOTO GALLERY] To start season, girls ultimate plays with thrill

Senior and captain Rachael Johnson passes the frisbee against Cretin defender at the Girls Ultimate game against Cretin on Apr. 9 on Historic Lang Field.
April 10, 2019
The Girls Ultimate team defeated Cretin-Derham Hall in their season opener.

Hogg speaks out on gun violence at the Westminster Town Hall Forum

David Hogg with seniors Kat St. Martin-Norburg, Chloe Morse, and Elea Besse after an unexpected meeting.
March 19, 2019
SSJ organized a group of students to hear activist and school shooting survivor David Hogg's ideas on gun reform.

Spring sports captains look forward to oncoming season

The track team practices inside the gym while they still aren't able to get outside.
March 18, 2019
Captains of the spring sports talk about what they individually excited for and what they are looking forward to in their upcoming seasons.

The Jonas Brothers’ comeback sparks nostalgia

March 2, 2019
After more than 5 years, the Jonas Brothers reunited to release their new single “Sucker” on March 1.

For Besse and Longe, accessories = attitude

Senior Elea Besse's and sophomore Mimi Longe's accessories serve as both fashion statements and confidence boosters.
February 22, 2019
Both sophomore Mimi Longe and senior Elea Besse use small details to show their style.

Boys ultimate opener ends in triumph

Boys ultimate opener ends in triumph
April 23, 2018
The first game of the Boy's Varsity Ultimate team proved their season potential.

SSJ meets with Senator Pappas, supports child marriage bill

SSJ met with Senator Pappas to discuss her new child marriage bill. Senator Pappas is in the middle and wearing a blue jacket, Dr. Ellen Kennedy from World Without Genocide (who arranged the opportunity for SSJ) is on the far right and the rest of the adults are also from World Without Genocide.
April 10, 2018
SSJ met with Senator Pappas on April 10 to discuss her new Child Marriage bill.

Engaged learning comes to life on field trips

Junior Bailey Donovan holds worms that she collected for a sample.
March 2, 2018
Out of classroom learning needs to be incorporated into the curriculum for the benefit of class development, and students.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Best 100 art exhibition displays student excellence

Senior Lillian Pettigrew's senior portfolio won an award with $1000 in scholarship money.
March 2, 2018
The 61st Annual Les Farrington's Best 100 Juried Art Exhibition honors handpicked student work on Mar. 1 at the AZ Gallery.
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