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Bottern pursues passion via APB Designed

Bottern pursues passion via APB Designed

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

February 5, 2019

SPA Alumni Lexi Bottern takes to instagram to launch her new business APB Designed.

Girls United Lacrosse looks to net successful season

Freshman Mari Knudson fights for the ball during the first Junior Varsity lacrosse game of the season against Eagan on April 11.

Noor Qureishy

May 7, 2014

The longer days and dew sprinkled grass mark not only the start of a long awaited spring, but also the beginning of the Girls Lacrosse season. This year glimmers with the promise of new beginnings and a tenacious team. Not only have the girls received a new head coach, they are also facing cuts and a...

Cold weather blows in riding boots trend

Sophomores Lexi Bottern, Lexi Hilton, Gita Raman, and Navodhya Samarakoon all wore riding boots over leggings or jeans.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

November 13, 2013

As winter slowly creeps in, students replace their flip flops and sandals with warm, sturdy winter footwear. The usual winter boot has been replaced, this year, by tall riding boots, usually for the shoes' versatility, probably the most important aspect of school wear. "They're comfortable and flattering,"...

Innovation, creativity fuel Designing Change class

Students in Designing Change work on their next project, redesigning tutorial. The class, new this semester, focuses on strategies for solving issues, as well as the physical creation of those solutions. “This class is different because... we’re making stuff. It’s not like theory; it’s not all just talk about what you think about it — you create it yourself,” sophomore Tommy Monserud said.  Students work with unusual materials like a 3D printer and wet-erase markers.

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor

October 25, 2013

“Does the school have a saw?” is not a question you often hear in class. But this isn’t a regular class. Students in Designing Change are working to solve real problems at St. Paul Academy and Summit School. When the class was first proposed to rising freshman and sophomores by Upper School...

Spartan Boosters revamped

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

October 23, 2013

“The new Boosters." This is the term sophomore Lexi Bottern uses to describe the future of St. Paul Academy and Summit School's Thursday student sports group, Spartan Boosters. Bottern and other leaders of Spartan Boosters are hoping for the group undergo a transformation this year, increasing productivity...