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[SPARTAN ON THE STREET] What’s your favorite Halloween candy?

November 2, 2020
With Halloween coming to a close, students shared some of their favorite treats.

Under Milkwood cast announced

US Theater Director Eric Severson posted the cast list for Dylan Thomas' Under Milkwood, a show that will challenge the 33 actors cast as they take on multiple roles in a show with 67 characters.
October 8, 2020
The show includes a number of omniscient narrators, challenging the cast to embody multiple characters throughout the production.

Students maintain community in a variety of ways

Students maintain community in a variety of ways
May 20, 2020
Throughout each grade level, student leaders are putting time and effort into maintaining the SPA community.

With Hope there will be a prom

Hope will offer a drive-thru breakfast prom for registered attendees on May 22.
Hope Breakfast Bar is holding a distanced prom for seniors May 22 from 7-9 p.m. Registered seniors will have the opportunity to participate.
May 20, 2020
With proms canceled across the city, Hope Breakfast Bar offers a drive-in alternative May 22.

True crime: a fascination with psychology

Not everyone can stomach true crime stories, but Therien offers her thoughts. “It’s just so fun, in a weird, grotesque way, to hear about how people are messed up,” Therien said.
February 3, 2020
Serial killers, chilling acts, scams, and unsolved mysteries—what makes these things so interesting?

[10 QUESTIONS] Tilney Kaemmer grows into herself through dance

Tilney Kaemmer has tried many different styles of dance, such as ballet and tap:
December 7, 2019
Junior Gracie Tilne-Kaemmer has been dancing for years, fueling her love for theater even more.

Drinking coffee: helpful or harmful?

Gracie Tilney-Kaemmer thinking about coffee.
Are there coffee obsessions that are happening in our school that will impact people negatively in the future?
October 31, 2019
With crazy and work-filled lives, some students stay awake and continue moving with coffee in their system. But how much should they really have?

PHOTO STORY: Pep Fest highlights Spartan spirit

Junior Luka Shaker-Check yells into the microphone after he and his partner, junior Liam Lynch, won the ping-pong championship.
October 2, 2019
The annual homecoming Pep Fest happened on Friday, Sept. 27. Various activities included grade versus grade relay races, ping-pong finals, dodgeball finals, and team captain challenges. 

[PHOTO GALLERY] Annual lip sync competition brings audience to their feet

Junior Rylan Hefner, last year's fan-favorite performed
September 27, 2019
The audience cheered and applauded, with several standing ovations, after lip sync performances.

[ARTS BRIEF] Cast announced for fall play

[ARTS BRIEF] Cast announced for fall play
September 23, 2019
Seniors Ananya Narayan, Annika Findlay, and Tina Wilkens, and junior Gracie Tilney-Kaemmer will play "The Madwomen"

Auditions generate excitement for fall play

Upper School students listen to US Fine Arts teacher Eric Severson as he explains the agenda of auditions.
September 21, 2019
Auditions for "The Madwoman of Chaillot" were held this past Thursday and Friday in the Driscoll commons.

Clubs, groups welcome 9th graders at fair

September 9, 2019
Overview of the 2019-2020 Clubs Fair. Viewing the highlights, talking to club leaders, and interviewing the 9th graders.
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