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Nervous? Say “I’m Excited!”

Nervous? Say

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

February 16, 2017

Upper School Counselor Susanna Short and students give their perspective on effective stress management with the new method "anxiety-reappraisal" in mind.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 17 pt. 2

Diane Huang, Director of RubicOnline

February 4, 2017

View the illustrations of quotes from the senior speeches given on Friday, Jan. 27.

Huss Center construction closes Gym Foyer

The gym foyer is covered by plastic sheets, blocking from the construction. “It smells like wood and it is kinda noisy, but as long as we keep the doors closed by the sophomore benches, I don’t think anyone notices it too much,” sophomore Lauren Hansen said.

Emily Thissen, News Editor

May 22, 2015

In order to make the final connection between the Huss Center and the main building, construction has began on the gym foyer.

SADD Week: Drunk goggles make an impact

Freshman Olivia Williams Ridge, a player for the girls' hockey team, struggles with field hockey under drunk vision.

Gitanjali Raman, Social Media Editor

April 19, 2015

SADD held a drunk goggle obstacle course on Apr. 16.

First Lady Michelle Obama rallies the democratic vote in Minneapolis

First Lady Michelle Obama encourages democrats to vote on Nov. 4.

Emily Thissen, Sports Editor

October 22, 2014

Waiting in a line that drifted for two blocks, people with excitement and energy from across the Twin Cities anticipated the arrival of the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. She was a special guest speaker at an Oct. 21 political rally at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis. The...

Sophomore Lauren Hansen sets single season goal record

Sophomore Lauren Hansen dribbles down the field in a game against Richfield on Oct 7. St. Paul Academy and Summit School won 7-0. “I am grateful for my team and the great season,” Hansen said.

Emily Thissen, Sports Editor

October 13, 2014

Here’s one for the record books: Sophomore Lauren Hansen scored 22 goals in her Girls Varsity Soccer season, the most anyone has scored in a single season at St. Paul Academy and Summit School. She topped off the record during a playoff game on Oct. 9 against Visitation, scoring two goals. Along with...

Upper School Council finalizes cell phone policy

The current policy states that cell phones must be completely turned off during school hours. “I collect about three to five phones a day,” Cummins said.

Katrina Hilton, Sports Editor

February 19, 2014

This semester, the Upper School Council aimed to address the issue of the non-uniformly enforced cell phone policy. The old cell phone policy stated that “cell phones must be turned completely off—not just have the ringer turned off or set to vibrate” during the school day. While this is a standard...

Study hall moves into the upper library

From left to right, freshmen Maria Perkkio and Lauren Hansen work on homework during 3rd Period study hall in the upper library. “So far the feedback has been very positive. The proctors like the atmosphere,” Dean of Students Judy Cummins said.

Laura Slade, A&E Editor

September 12, 2013

Changes are being made for students in the upper library. For the 2013-14 school year the administration decided to move study hall out of the lecture room and into the upper library. “There were a couple things that made us decide,” Upper School Dean of Students Judy Cummins said. “We were th...