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[PHOTO STORY] Per tradition, Latinos Unidos honors Cinco de Mayo

Seniors Mashal Naqvi and Isabel Saavedra-Weis enjoy the warm weather and energizing music.
April 23, 2019
Latinos Unidos engaged the community with Cinco de Mayo festivities for students.

[PHOTO STORY] Student clubs collaborate for self defense training

HerSpace co-presidents Adelia Bergner and Nitya Thakkar practice the
April 18, 2019
Her Space, Peer Helpers, Intercultural Club, Muslim Students Alliance, and Rainbow Connection co-hosted Not Me! on April 17.

Intercultural Club celebrates heritage and understanding

IC members share around a Harkness table.
November 24, 2018
Members of Intercultural Club gather to give presentations about a certain culture.

Intercultural Club diversifies assemblies with music choice

Sophomores Karla Garcia and Tana Ososki introduce the songs played at each Blue & Gold Assembly.
October 31, 2018
Every week, the music gurus of SPA's Intercultural Club choose songs to play at each assembly

IC celebrates students of Asian heritage through food and drink

Junior Olivia McCauley stands on a chair and gives a short speech about how happy she is to have had the celebration this year.
May 28, 2018
Intercultural Club celebrated students of Asian heritage through food and drink during last Thursday's x-period.

QUIZ: How much did you learn during Black History Month?

Intercultural Club posted dozens of photos of notable figures in black history.
February 28, 2018
Test your knowledge on a few key events and figures in African-American history.

Chinese New Year celebration hosted by Intercultural Club

Chinese New Year celebration hosted by Intercultural Club
February 22, 2018
Intercultural Club hosted a Chinese New Year celebration Feb. 21 in the US Chinese classroom.

MLK Day assembly calls for equal education opportunities

John Hunter, father of a student in third grade at St. Paul Academy and a representative of Native American teaching, speaks on challenging the community to make corrections.
January 14, 2018
The Martin Luther King assembly panelists focused their attention on education this year.

IC posters demote cultural appropriation in Halloween costumes

IC posters demote cultural appropriation in Halloween costumes
"Wear a costume, not a culture"
October 31, 2017
Dress up as a cat, a witch, a donut, or a skeleton — not a culture.

Letter campaign protests DACA repeal

CIVICALLY ENGAGED. US English teacher Molly Olguin signs a letter addressed to President Trump defending DACA. Junior Isabel Saavedra-Weis, and seniors Eva Garcia and Amina Smaller sit behind the table while Olivia Williams Ridge encourages participation.
September 16, 2017
Intercultural Club, Black and Brown Girls, and Common Ground partnered in a letter writing campaign on Sept. 15-16 to protest the DACA repeal.

Student groups empower on a range of issues

St. Paul Academy and Summit School offers dozens of interesting, diverse groups that provide outlets for students to accomplish amazing things.  Options arise for every student, from Spartan Boosters to Film Club to Spartan Beats to Quiz Bowl to Intercultural Club. Plus, it's incredibly simple to start a new group when there's interest.
May 4, 2016
The expressive opportunity of student groups is not always capitalized on, but it should be.

Pinata and Salsa Dancing: groups host Cinco de Mayo celebration

Sophomore Elsa Runquist smashes the piñata at the Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 4.
May 4, 2016
On May 5 Intercultural Club and Brown and Black Girls hosted a Cinco de Mayo celebration in Driscoll family commons.
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