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[SENIOR STORIES] “What are you proudest of from your time at SPA?”

June 3, 2019
Honest and interesting, listen to 47 seniors from the class of 2019 share their experiences.

[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.

The Winter One Acts captivate with the hilarious but strange

The Winter One Acts captivate with the hilarious but strange
February 1, 2019
The Upper School Winter One Acts were everything and more, with student-directed and fantastically peculiar performances.

Día de Los Muertos honors Latin American tradition

Senior Isabel Saavedra-Weis and Sophomores Pilar Saavedra-Weis and Aman Rahman put the final touches on the offrenda.
October 30, 2018
The members of Latinos Unidos bring Día de Los Muertos traditions to the Upper School.

[PHOTO STORY] Students leave stress behind through Latinos Unidos dance party

Seniors Mashal Naqvi, Rachael Johnson, and Izzy Dieperink enjoy tutorial at the Oct. 4 Latin Dance Party.
October 6, 2018
Students celebrated at a dance party hosted by Latinos Unidos on Oct. 4.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Yearbook distribution brings a sense of belonging at end of year

Ninth grader Jax Wittenberg laughs as he signs a yearbook.
May 30, 2018
The 2018 Ibid yearbooks were handed out to students on May 30 in Redleaf Commons.

Students dance and party during Cinco de Mayo celebration

Students gathered for Latin food and activities on May 1 to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
May 2, 2018
Latin dancing and the destruction of a piñata were highlights of the Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 1.

Common Ground intimately calls for social change

RAISE YOUR HAND. On April 17, Common Ground members spoke about their experiences of racism within and outside of SPA to educate the community. “Say who you want to be not who others tell you to be,” the group said. On April 24, Common Ground will be handing out ribbons to promote intersectionality and to echo the messages of their presentation.
April 17, 2018
On April 17, Common Ground members spoke about their experiences of racism within and outside of SPA to educate the community.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lip Sync performances celebrate retro music

The senior girls teamed up to dance to
October 6, 2017
Lip Sync performers rocked the crowd Oct. 5, with the winner announced at the Oct. 6 Pep Fest.

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.

Students and teachers march against Islamaphobia

MSA members, teachers and other SPA students march and hold signs to protest  against Islamophobia.
September 26, 2016

"No Trump, no KKK, no racist USA!" Anyone between May Day Books and the Republican Headquarters on Saturday the 17th would have most likely heard coming from the streets. Muslim Students Alliance, or...

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