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Previous competition at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair.

Twin Cities Regional Science Fair transitions to a virtual format

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline February 28, 2021
The annual Twin Cities Regional Science Fair transitioned to a virtual format, similar to other competitions and activities, like Model United Nations and debate. Due to this transition, preparations have been different for students, instead of preparing to present live to a panel of judges, students are preparing a video, unlike past years.
Senior John Hall gets warmed up before a team practice.

Nordic team stays connected through inclusive team culture

Eliana Mann, Staff Writer February 22, 2021
The Nordic team has managed this season’s disheartening COVID-19 restrictions by staying positive and maintaining their inclusive and welcoming team culture.
[SPA THINKS] Impeachment trial outcome sparks debate

[SPA THINKS] Impeachment trial outcome sparks debate

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline February 16, 2021
The impeachment trial has commenced and students have different opinions on the process and outcome.
Captains Maddy Breton and Lauren Dieperink and senior Henrik Schleisman pose for a photo as they wait for their race to start.

Nordic kicks off season with successful meets

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline December 8, 2019
Nordic skiers competed in their second meet of the season on Dec. 5.
9th grader Becca Richman and 8th grader Violet Benson raced near eachother.

Cross country team achieves milestone in state meet

Lynn Reynolds and Annika Rock November 6, 2019
On Nov. 2, the girls cross country team raced in state along with junior Michael Moran.
Team captains sit on the Huss stage Sept. 10, facing student athletes who will play on SPA teams this year. Director of Athletics Dawn Wickstrum said, “I think it was really powerful to have our captains up on the front of the stage, in front of all of their peers.

Athletes gather to promote positive team culture

Henry Burkhardt, Photo / Video September 13, 2019
A new student-athlete meeting explains in depth the contract that every athlete signs and gives ideas on team bonding.
Senior Eliza Reedy and sophomore Isabel Isabel Toghramadjian halfway through their 1600m race.

[PHOTO STORY] Track and Field Team sprints into a successful competition season

Henry Burkhardt , Photographer May 5, 2019

  The Track and Field team had a successful meet last Thursday at Blake where they won the boys 4x400 relay and placed second in the girls 4x800 relay. Their next meet is on Tuesday at St....

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[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Nordic bonds through American classics

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor February 4, 2019
You can count of SPA's Nordic team to know all of the words to songs from the 80's to the 00's!
Children play on the border fence in Tijuana, Mexico.

Violence at U. S. / Mexico border spurs debate

Elizabeth Trevathan and Salah Abdulkarim December 18, 2018
Students believe immigrants should not be forced out of the U.S.

[SNEAK PEAK] A Preview of Pops 2018

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline December 7, 2018
The annual Pops Concert will take place Dec. 7-8 at 7 p.m. on the Huss stage featuring almost 250 student musicians.
Senior Tessah Green laughs after her team, Nordic, wins the game of capture the flag.

First snowfall intensifies Alpine and Nordic capture the flag game

Liv Larsen and Annie Bottern November 13, 2018
An annual game of capture the flag between the Alpine and Nordic Ski teams was met with a twist this year as the snow fell on the day of the game.

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...

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