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Students and faculty go mad for May Madness

Every activity is worth a different number of points, depending on its complexity. Photos serve as verification that the challenge was completed.
May 25, 2020
As a tribute to school spirit, students participated in May Madness this past month sending in photos of themselves performing fun activities to keep their class in the lead and possibly win a hilarious reward.

School-wide scavenger hunt leaves advisories craving for annual tricks and treats

Sophomores Esther Allen, Sarina Charpentier, and Judah Thomas work together to piece together the last hint.
November 7, 2019
The Lockwood advisory scavenger hunt turned into a school-wide event as twenty-four advisories participated.

Robotics posts solid results at state, fails to make worlds

John Hall, Hayden Graff, and Gabriel Konar-Steenberg control their robot.
February 12, 2019
On Feb 9, the SPA robotics team competed in the state competition, winning awards and having great success, but ultimately failing to make worlds.

Student-teacher relationships enrich student experience

Director of Computer Science and Engineering Kate Lockwood teaching a student how to use the 3D printer.
May 14, 2018
Students and teachers explain why having a strong relationship with the other makes learning better.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Faculty overpowers seniors at ultimate

Senior Rahul Dev passes the disc to senior Larry Chen while US History teacher Ryan Oto guards on May 4 on Lang field.
May 5, 2018
Faculty participants defeated senior students in an organized game of ultimate frisbee on May 4.

QUIZ: Baby match-up, teacher edition

QUIZ: Baby match-up, teacher edition
April 25, 2018
Do you think your know your teacher's children? Take this quiz to find out.

Fall Science Showcase exhibits student research and engineering projects

Fall Science Showcase exhibits student research and engineering projects
December 5, 2017
The Upper School Fall Science Showcase exhibited the work of students in advanced research and engineering courses.

Quiz Bowl ends season with national showing

Junior Peter Blanchfield and seniors Bailey Troth, Coleman Thompson, Phoebe Pannier, and Paul Watkins competed at Quiz Bowl Nationals over Memorial Day weekend.  The team finished 142 out of approximately 340 teams.
A First-Person Perspective
June 1, 2017
The Quizbowl team went to nationals in Atlanta and finished with a 5-5 record, and 142nd overall.

Meet Spartan Robotics, SPA’s FTC team

February 13, 2017
The SPA robotics team made it to the semifinals at the state tournament on Feb. 11-12. Learn who they are, what the game is, and get a glimpse into their Dec. 10 tournament in this video by RubicOnline videographer, Web Lehmann.
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