The Rubicon

As concussion awareness rises, new practice assists students

Marlee Baron, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

She walks into school with a headache that hasn’t gone away since the hit at last night’s game. He can’t concentrate during class because of the bright lights and loud noises. She couldn’t sleep last night and he can’t remember anything from his English reading. Could they have concussions?...

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...