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Parsons and Flom-Staab to spend year in Germany

Seniors Evva Parsons and Maddie Flom-Staab will be traveling to Germany this summer to spend the year abroad with the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX).  “It’s a big intense application process with interviews and all that jazz. It was like another college application.” Flom-Staab said.

Marlee Baron, Arts & Entertainment Editor

June 5, 2015

Seniors Evva Parsons and Maddie Flom-Staab will be leaving this summer to spend a year in Germany as part of a prestigious exchange program.

Severson nominated for Educator Tony

Shaymus O'Brien, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015

US Theater director Eric Severson has been nominated for an Educator Tony Award.

Students will kick up their (boot) heels at fall dance

Emily Thissen, Sports Editor

November 3, 2014

Pull on cowboy boots and find a plaid flannel shirt - the next dance at St. Paul Academy and Summit School will have the community partying Western style. This year, the Student Activities Committee has made the decision to host a hoedown themed dance. This will be the second year without a Halloween dance. ...

Homecoming Week brings new and old activities

Senior spartan Jackson Lea prepares to lead students in the

Meghan Joyce, A&E editor

September 17, 2014

Events @ SPA Homecoming Week 15th: Class Color Day, Girls JV tennis vs. Cretin 16th: Twin Day, Girls JV tennis vs. Providence, Football MS vs. Providence 17th: Camo/hunting Day, Girls MS tennis vs. Breck 18th: Throwback Thursday, Football MS vs. Breck 19th: Blue and Gold Day, Football homecoming vs...

Students find time to think “outside the box”

Jackson Lea, Staff Writer

June 4, 2014

Creativity is often defined in an artistic context that emphasizes uniqueness, however, combatting daily issues with creative or unconventional means is more frequent than one might think. In the midst of all the academic stress that accompanies the fourth quarter, students often become so consumed by...

Students Mix and Match at Sadie’s

Students dance at the Sadie's Mix and Match.

Paul Watkins, Science and Technology Editor

May 10, 2014

The Sadie's Mix and Match was on May 10 from 8-10:30 PM.   Like the Rubicon on Facebook for more pictures and breaking news.

Allocation of funds for athletics varies from sport to sport, causing debate

Jackson Lea, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

There’s no question that the popularity of Spartan Athletics varies from team to team. While this popularity doesn't translate into funding from the administration, specific donations from alumni on the basis of popularity are a consequence of the emphasis our community places on sports. Students are quick ...

Gallery: Students attend We Day Minnesota to see Jonas Brothers, Spencer West, and more

Sophomores Emily Olson and Vanessa Miller pose for a picture at We Day Minnesota.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

October 12, 2013

Several Upper School students went to We Day Minnesota, which was held on Oct. 8. To read and see more from The Rubicon about We Day, click here. Also check out We Day Minnesota's website here....

Playlist: Junior Maddie Flom-Staab shares her favorite music

Juniors Maddie Flom-Staab and Laura Viksnins listen to music side by side on the junior benches. One of Flom-Staab's favorite songs is

Katie Braman, Sports Co-Editor

October 11, 2013

Junior Maddie Flom-Staab describes some of her favorite songs. Flom-Staab enjoys listening to all of these songs because she can sing along with them. 1. Gold - Steve Kazee from Once the Musical She found this song when she went to New York city and saw Once the Musical, which is now her fav...