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USC approches administration to change commencement dress

USC approches administration to change commencement dress

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline

March 5, 2020

White dresses and blue suits may be replaced with mortar boards and gowns.

Commencement should remain on campus

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon Editor

May 25, 2018

Though high schools often choose venues off campus for Commencement, it has become a tradition at St. Paul Academy and Summit School to hold graduation on campus, one that has existed for years. Valid concerns were raised regarding the various potential venues for graduation at SPA in a statement issued on...

Choir prepares for Commencement performance at the Ordway

Choir prepares for Commencement performance at the Ordway

Izzy Brooks, RubicOnline Staff Writer

May 23, 2018

The Academy Chorale will continue the traditional commencement performance in a new space.

Seniors get out of MN, take projects abroad

Seniors get out of MN, take projects abroad

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

May 5, 2017

Peter Schavee works abroad at a health non profit for his senior projects.

Senior “lifers” reflect on high school and look forward to college

Senior “lifers” reflect on high school and look forward to college

Clare Tipler, Online Production Manager

April 28, 2017

SPA lifers look back on 13 years and look forward to the years after graduation.

Wright will speak to graduates about continuing to engage with important issues

Wright will speak to graduates about continuing to engage with important issues

Sophie Jaro, Chief Visual Editor

June 12, 2016

“I am honored to have the opportunity to address such gifted communicators and thoughtful leaders,” she said.

2016 Commencement plans set

2016 Commencement plans set

Sophie Jaro, Chief Visual Editor

May 26, 2016

For the first time, the Huss Center is the backup commencement location

Seniors say final goodbyes at graduation

Seniors say final goodbyes at graduation

Amodhya Samarakoon, Opinions Editor

May 28, 2014

Some have been with the school since Kindergarten, others have only been members of the school community since their sophomore year. Regardless, the Class of 2014 will say goodbye to St. Paul Academy and Summit School at the end of their last year. On June 2, a Valedictory Dinner kicks off a host of...

Seniors, staff prepare for graduation

Seniors, staff prepare for graduation

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinion Editor

May 29, 2013

In only one week, the class of 2013 will walk across the lawn in front of the old St. Paul Academy entrance wearing white dresses and suits to receive diplomas and celebrate the beginning of a new era in their education. Commencement Day, which this year falls on June 9, will be a bittersweet moment...