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New Star Wars installment garners student anticipation

Star Wars fanatic freshman Lily Nestor excitedly awaits the new movie coming in theaters on Dec.18

“My first reaction was a really good one. I was happy that the movies would continue and especially the fact that Disney wasn’t going to get rid of our favorite characters,” Nestor said.

Mimi Geller, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

Students around St. Paul Academy and Summit School are buzzing about the upcoming Star Wars movie to be released on Dec. 18.

Students’ love of planes soars to new heights

Sophomore Lauren Datta pilots a Cirrus  SR20 aircraft. “I have mostly flown really small planes like Cessnas and Cirrus’,” Datta said.

Peter Blanchfield, Staff Writer

November 29, 2015

Students Jack Indritz, Freddy Keillor, Jak Kinsella and Lauren Datta discuss their passion for planes.

Fall fashion flies into students’ wardrobes

Junior A.M. Roberts has her fall wardrobe ready.

Dianne Caravela, Feature Editor

October 25, 2015

Students look forward to warmer clothes and new styles as the weather cools

Korean Pop music brings bubbly back internationally

K-Pop Music Videos are generally very bright and bubbly. “Most K-Pop videos are...very poppy and visual—that’s what caught my eye,” Vega said.

Eva Perez-Greene, Editor-In-Chief

March 17, 2015

Since the rise of YouTube in the past few years, the entertainment industry has bought, literally and figuratively, into the notion of music videos as art. Gone are the days of relegating music videos to teenage MTV, and nowhere is this more evident than in South Korea, the Korean Pop industry’s epicenter. K-Pop, a modern form of South Korean pop music known for its unique audiovisual bent and dance-pop, electronic, and rock roots knows no limits.

Physical comedy coach works with Fall Play cast

PHYSICAL COMEDY COACH STEVE EPP demonstrates how to do a controlled, comedic fall.  “[Epp is] doing a series of exercises with the cast, thinking about isolating different parts of their bodies…[teaching them] how to be completely in control of [their] bodies while making it look like they’re not in control,” US Theater Director Eric Severson said.

Noor Qureishy, Student Life Editor

November 3, 2014

Although dramatic scenes with epic sword fights and star-crossed lovers invoke heart-throbbing emotions, the only type of theater capable of invoking both happiness and sadness, tears and bouts of endless laughter, is comedy. This year, the Upper School fall play One Man, Two Guvnors focuses on the...

ImPACT testing provides valuable information to athletes and coaches

Freshmen Freddy Keillor and Oscar Millerhaller sit down to take their ImPACT baseline test in 

the Dining Hall on Oct. 23. “It’s good that we take this test and I’m glad they make us because it 

is more safe,” freshman Freddy Keillor said.

Clare Tipler, News Editor

October 28, 2014

Every new sports season, St.Paul Academy and Summit School student athletes get announcements about taking the ImPACT test. What exactly is this test and why do students need to take it? Four to 5 million concussions occur annually according to ImPACT, and with more than a dozen high school sport...