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Intercultural Club hosts MLK assembly discussion

Speakers Rose McGee and Anthony Galloway answer questions posed by junior Gabriella Thompson and senior Arie Walker for the MLK assembly.
January 29, 2020
On Jan. 27, speakers Anthony Galloway and Rose McGee shared their stories and ideas with the students for the annual MLK assembly.

What does America mean to you?

New U.S. citizens recite after the judge during the swearing in ceremony.
November 18, 2019
Students in History of Refugee Communities collect stories of immigration and naturalization.

[PODCAST] Is animation the future of drawing?

April 19, 2019
Animation and stop-motion art is where Besse believes the future is.

World History classes must continue to dig for the absent narrative

This is the new World History office where teachers work when they don't have a class. This year, world history classes have focused on the absent narrative, however it's time to go further.
March 28, 2019
This year, history teachers have focused on bringing in hidden, or absent, narratives into the curriculum. Now, it's time to go further.

[WHAT’S ON MY DESK?] Ward shows off art and mugs

March 12, 2019
Take a look at the various items displayed on US History teacher Mollie Ward's desk.

Add humanities into economics courses

SPA's economics course should strike a balance between history and mathematics: two highly applicable subjects in this field.
February 23, 2019
Economics is the ideal STEM-humanities course for its relevance, usefulness and uniqueness.

Somalis + Minnesota exhibit expresses refugee experience

Senior Kayla Edmundson spins the images to reveal a different story as written by a Somali refugee who lives in Minnesota.
Class field trip gives students insight into Somali community in Minnesota
November 16, 2018
The History of Refugee Communities in Minnesota class attended the "Somalis + Minnesota" exhibit at the MN History Center to start their next unit on Somali refugees.

History curriculum engages critical thinking

US History teacher Sushmita Hodges emphasizes decolonization in her classes.
September 28, 2018
US History teachers weigh in on changes in the history curriculum.

Upper School renovations lead to detours and closed spaces

A rendering of the new English Commons to be built in Old Main.
September 9, 2018
As Schilling construction wraps up, Old Main construction ramps up.

Portables (ep. 10): Jon Peterson

May 10, 2018
The tenth episode in a twelve part series detailing the unique aspects of each teacher’s portable classroom.

Portables (ep. 9): Ryan Oto

May 3, 2018
The ninth episode in a twelve part series detailing the unique aspects of each teacher’s portable classroom.

Portables (ep. 5): Mollie Ward

March 26, 2018
The fifth episode in a twelve part series detailing the unique aspects of each teacher's portable classroom.
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