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[THE 5] Roger Stone sentenced, Indian Supreme Court rules in favor of equality, American Indian Magnet School renovations and more

[THE 5] Roger Stone sentenced, Indian Supreme Court rules in favor of equality, American Indian Magnet School renovations and more

February 26, 2020

Local The school board has decided to grant the American Indian Magnet School $53.3 million for a renovation. The renovation has been long awaited with brand new science labs, circular commons area specifically designed for powwows to take place, and a studio for learning Native languages. The renovation ...

German exchange student looks back on visit to Minnesota

The German Exchange students took photos during every leg of their journey. This one was taken at the Minnesota State Capitol.

Josefine Harms, Guest Writer

October 30, 2019

German Exchange student Josefine Harms expresses her fellow classmates experience with American culture.

Week one of the German exchange: komplett

There are posters all over the school reading

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

October 2, 2019

The German exchange students have spent the first week visiting classes, and will spend more time exploring Minnesota next week.

International travel makes spring break itinerary

SPA students will reunite with their Spanish exchange partners who visited Minnesota last fall.

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

March 12, 2018

Students share what they are looking forward to on the exchange trips to Germany, India and Spain that embarked on March 9.

Tadavarthy wins Germany trip, eager for cultural exposure

Junior Naya Tadavarthy is looking forward to traveling to Berlin with other participants at the end of the trip.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

May 15, 2017

Junior Naya Tadavarthy scored in the 90th percentile on the National German Exam, qualifying for a trip to Germany this summer.

Spring French, German trips cancelled in response to political instability

Students on the German (top) and French (bottom)  exchange trips during spring of 2015. St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s spring tourist trips to France and Germany have been cancelled due to instability in both countries relating to the Syrian Refugee Crisis and France recently declaring a state of emergency after the numerous attacks by ISIS. “The trips are meant to be fun… I don’t want terrorism to stop us from having this really good experience, however France declared a national state of emergency after the attacks… it just seems like asking for trouble,” Upper School French teacher Sophie Kerman said.

Ethan Less, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015

Heightened security in France and Germany could impede the ability of travelers to have a full educational experience; as a result the Language Department cancelled the spring trips.

Spring Break brings school-sponsored travel

Students going on the German Exchange pose for a photo during one of the tutorial sessions that were held for students to learn more about the trip.  “The most important thing for me is that I will end the trip with improved German speaking skills,“  senior Luke Bishop said.

Gitanjali Raman, Nina Zietlow, and Javier Whitaker-Castanedas

March 12, 2015

Some SPA language students will be spending their spring break abroad with classmates.