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Spartan fencing finishes season strong

Spartan fencing  finishes season strong

Diane Huang, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

It seems that the fencing team’s season has ended rather quietly, despite their immense achievements. On Feb. 22 and 23, the men’s fencing team got first overall in the state, and the women’s team got second place. “We have a very good fencing team, especially when you consider the fact that...

Freshman Ross Kirby, senior Katherine Jones both own hedgehogs

Freshman Ross Kirby, senior Katherine Jones both own hedgehogs

Noor Qureishy, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014

Among the classic cat, dog, and fish lovers, only a few dare to adopt these quirky, miniature mammals, otherwise known as hedgehogs. Senior Katherine Jones and freshman Ross Kirby are two among these fearless owners, who battle hedgehog flu and clingy (also spiny!) pets, while bearing affection for their...

Digital Footprint redefines individuals’ presence on Internet in positive, negative ways

Digital Footprint redefines individuals’ presence on Internet in positive, negative ways

John Wilhelm, News Editor

December 18, 2013

“I’ve been in your Facebook!” Ellen DeGeneres proudly proclaims at the beginning of her talk show, explaining the premise of her next segment. The day before, DeGeneres searched through the Facebook pages of all her audience members—looking for the raunchiest, strangest, and most embarrassing...

School introduces updated security plan

School introduces updated security plan

Clare Tipler, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013

St. Paul Academy and Summit School announced revised fire, lock-down, and general security procedures during a grade 6-12 assembly held on Sept. 16. After careful review this past summer, faculty administrators determined that the previous fire emergency safety locations (generally the sidewalks surrounding...

Students head out on Winter Odyssey

Lucy Li, Cover Story Editor

February 22, 2013

Junior Katherine Jones texted her friends good-bye as she left for Winter Odyssey, a seven-day camping expedition out in the northern Minnesota boundary waters, in the early morning of Feb. 10. Winter Odyssey has been a tradition of St. Paul Academy and Summit School for over three decades, and each...