The Rubicon

Betsy Romans: a SPA family legacy

Family on vacation. Every Romans child who has gone to SPA.
November 30, 2016
Sophomore Betsy Romans reflects on the advantages of having older siblings and the influence they have on her life.

Huss Center hosts its first Spring Concert

Every St.Paul Academy and Summit School orchestral and choral musician shares the stage to play 'Carmina Burana', closing out the 2016 Spring Concert on Apr. 30.
May 2, 2016

Students, teachers, parents, and friends all gathered in the Huss Center for the first ever Spring Concert held at the new Performing Arts Center on Apr. 30. The concert, solely for the orchestras and...

Seniors step off stage to direct their own One Act Plays

Senior directors Jack Romans (left) and Maggie Vlietstra (right, standing) bond with cast members during a rehearsal in the Driscoll Family Commons. Leading up to the performance, Romans said,
February 27, 2016
The St. Paul Academy and Summit School Winter One Acts were preformed on Jan. 29 in the Huss Auditorium. Senior directors provide some insight into the process and their One Acts.

To be or not to be? The US one-acts explore the human condition, eggs, modern relationships, and more

Sophomore Jonah Harrison, junior Mary Grant, and senior Tessa Rauch, respectively cackle as they play the three witches from the one-act
January 31, 2016
The Upper School one-acts, on Jan. 29 amazed and amused the audience with eye-catching visuals and quirky humor.

The Making of Laramie

December 9, 2015
Behind the scenes of the Laramie Project

The Laramie Project offers numbing truth

Maggie Vlietstra as Aaron Kreifels, the man who found Matthew Shepard.
December 7, 2015
The Laramie Project was performed at the Huss Center for Performing Arts on Nov. 20 and Nov 21.

Students enter world of professional theatre

Sophomore Jack Romans performs in Cinderella, his most recent show outside of the SPA theatre program, at The Children’s Theatre Company. “I’ve always liked to perform in one way or another,” Romans said.
May 29, 2014

On the big stages, in front of large audiences, outside of the school theatre program, sophomores Jack Romans and Nissa Rolf are starting to get their feel for the world of professional acting, singing,...

Spring playlist favorites range from Lorde to Arctic Monkeys

Spring playlist favorites range from Lorde to Arctic Monkeys
March 28, 2014

As the weather slowly shifts, moods change and the songs that have been played on repeat all winter long get old. In light of the upcoming spring season, The Rubicon asked students about their current...

Metamorphosis places second at sections

From left: junior Halsey Moe, senior Emily Ross, senior Connor Allen, sophomore Anna Biggs and sophomore Jack Romans perform a scene from Metamorphisis during the show’s preview on Jan. 31 at the Sarah Converse Auditorium. “If we can make sure that everything falls into place, these messages get thrown across in pretty powerful ways,” sophomore Jack Romans said. The show placed first in subsections and placed second in Milaca on Feb. 8 for sections.
Competition One Act pushes the envelope with Kafka
February 12, 2014

Sophomore Jack Romans has been doing a lot of stretching and some yoga here and there in preparation for his lead role in St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s rendition of Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis....

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