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10 questions for senior sailor Jack Indritz

Senior Jack Indritz sails at a regatta in a two-person boat.
June 2, 2017
Senior Jack Indritz has sailed competitively in countless regattas, and has won numerous awards.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 18

February 4, 2017
View the illustrations of excerpts from the senior speeches given on Thursday, Feb. 2.

Advanced Science Research grants scientific freedom and flexibility

Advanced Science Research grants scientific freedom and flexibility
Semester I presentations took place Dec. 6 in Driscoll Commons
December 7, 2016
ASR students can truly research anything. From mussel burrowing habits, to fish learning patterns, to contamination due to roof runoff, it's all an option.

Quiz Bowl team wins ACRONYM meet

The Quiz Bowl teams mimic the images on their trophies. (Top from left) Patrick Commers, Jack Indritz, Cole Staples. (Bottom from left) Ewan Lang, Peter Schavee.
March 2, 2016
The team placed first overall, with junior Ewan Lang placing third individually.

Students’ love of planes soars to new heights

Sophomore Lauren Datta pilots a Cirrus  SR20 aircraft. “I have mostly flown really small planes like Cessnas and Cirrus’,” Datta said.
November 29, 2015
Students Jack Indritz, Freddy Keillor, Jak Kinsella and Lauren Datta discuss their passion for planes.

Music helps retain learning, but only with the right study playlist

Freshman Maya Shrestha listens to music while studying in the gym foyer. “Having some background noise helps me focus on my work,” she said.
May 28, 2015
When a student puts on their headphones or earbuds in while studying, they tend to do one of the following: they sit down and plow through their work, or they sit and stare at it as they mouth the lyrics to the song they’re listening to.

Teachers defeat Quiz Bowl team to in pre-nationals face-off

Quiz Bowl honed their skills for national competition at the annual students vs. teachers match on May 22.  Upper School science teacher Andrea Bailey, US English teacher Matt Hoven, US math teacher Carl Corcoran, and US history teacher Jon Peterson faced off against freshman Peter Blanchfield and sophomores Cole Thompson, Paul Watkins, and Ewan Lang in this round.  The competition was facilitated by Quiz Bowl sophomores Patrick Commers and Netta Kaplan.  The team goes on to compete at Nationals the weekend of May 29.
May 26, 2015
The Quiz Bowl team competed against teachers May 22 in a friendly contest that helps them prepare for nationals.

Quiz Bowl team advances to quarterfinals in MNHS Quiz Bowl League playoffs

From left to right: Quiz Bowl adviser Andrew Bailey, freshman Peter Blanchfield, sophomore Paul Watkins, sophomore Cole Staples, sophomore Jack Indritz, junior Patrick Commers, sophomore Sarah Wheaton, junior Netta Kaplan.
February 22, 2015
The team also qualified for the 2015 NAQT High School National Championship.

Fall sailors enjoy the final stretch of their season

Sophomore Jack Indritz (in boat #2 on the left) sailed in a Regatta in Minnetonka in early September.  “I have sailed with really cool people, like exchange students from Europe,” Indritz said.
October 25, 2014

As some students lace up their cleats or warm up their throwing arms, others are shouting “port,” “starboard,” “aft,” and “bow.” Why? Because several St. Paul Academy and Summit School...

Quiz Bowl team closes season

March 18, 2014

In most high school activities, whether intellectual or athletic, the youngest competitors have to wait for their time in the sun. Learning curves generally remain steep enough to ensure that upperclassmen...

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