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Students share their literary influences

Fantasy and mythology seem to be the books that capture most readers' attention, but sophomore Anna Perleberg chose a piece of realistic fiction, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas:

Krista Schlinger, The Rubicon Editor

December 8, 2016

From magic to realistic fiction, book characters resonate with readers' lives

Poetry Out Loud allows students to venture beneath the surface

Senior Mary Grant practices reading one of her chosen poems aloud in front of the group.

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

December 2, 2016

Students in Poetry Out Loud club experience the fearless joy of reciting and memorizing poems.

The changing meaning of Thanksgiving

The changing meaning of Thanksgiving

Nitya Thakkar, Staff Writer

November 24, 2016

Thanksgiving is no longer remembered most for its historical significance, but rather it provides a day for families and friends to come together.

Book Fest reading marathon allures literature lovers

Senior Mary Grant participates in the Book Fest marathon reading on Nov. 17 in the Summit Center. “It was great. I was really happy because this book is hilarious to me,” Grant said.

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

November 18, 2016

Book Fest 2016 celebrated literature by hosting a marathon read of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams on Nov. 17 in the Summit Center.

Street Style: Unexpected pops of color punctuate the sea of fall fashion neutrals

Senior Mary Grant selected her outfit she wore to her Senior Speech with care.

Mari Knudson, The Rubicon Editor

October 21, 2016

While most students don on neutral colors to match the grey fall weather, pops of bright colors can still be seen in the mix.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 5

Iya Abdulkarim, In Depth Editor

October 19, 2016

With no School on Friday, Oct. 21, the next round of speeches will be on Thursday, Oct. 20. Here are the quotes from the previous four speeches given on Oct. 14. Upcoming speeches: Mari Knudson Maya Edstrom Raegan Small John Connelly       ...

The real truth about asking someone to a dance, with guest co-author Mary Grant

As part of a promposal this year, an SPA senior constructed this 3D prop and sang.

Riley Wheaton and Mary Grant

April 27, 2016

Riley Wheaton answers a suggestion box entry, "How to ask a girl (or anyone) to a dance", with guest co-author Mary Grant.

Student acapella group ‘Spartan Beats’ plans to perform

Spartan Beats presidents Anna Biggs and Nissa Rolf hold a group meeting on Jan. 15.

Clare Tipler, Sports Editor

January 19, 2016

Student acapella group aims to be more focused, perform more.

Volleyball teams dig pink

SPA volleyball teams raise awareness and money for breast cancer.

Meghan Joyce, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 11, 2014

With pink ribbons in their hair, knee-high pink socks tucked into their knee pads, and eye black that reads “Dig Pink,” St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s volleyball teams set out to beat DeLaSalle High School and breast cancer on Friday. Dig Pink® is a rally run by the Side-Out Foundation, which fundraises for breast cancer research ...