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What’s your philosophy? Cultural influences shape identity

The April Print Issue Cover Story is all about YOU
April 29, 2015
Students share modern influences from television, books, and movies.

New class designed to give women a place in history

Upper School History Teacher Nan Dreher teaches her senior spring elective, Women of History in the World on Jan. 29.  “There are a lot of voices that don’t get heard in history...[this course] is a start,” senior Mattie Daub said.
February 18, 2015
A new spring History elective, History of Women in the World expands on an under-recognized demographic in World History.

Students notice how fall changes work

Junior Catherine Johnson helps fit a customer in hockey gear during her  shift at Total Hockey where she works helping hockey players find what they need for ice. “During the fall, all of the new products come in and they’re the most popular,” Johnson said.
October 28, 2014

The crispness in the air, the changing the leaves, and the transition into the school year, all signify change. For students who are employed this change is very apparent, as schedules change, and new...

Class Retreats facilitate transition

From left: seniors Ann Hill, Josh Johnson, Dylan White, Emun Solomon, Lowell Naas, and Bryant Carlson write notes during their retreat on April 2. “ A large part of the purpose is to... acknowledge where you’ve come from, and acknowledge where you’re going,”  SCLC advisor Eric Severson said.
Seniors say farewell, juniors solidify identity
May 1, 2014

As seniors prepare to depart on Senior Project and juniors plan to rise to privileges, retreats help guide them on the path to their next step. Plans for junior retreat are underway and as the much...

Tutorial fails to facilitate collaboration

With strict rules about talking and making noise in the library, many students spend time in the Dining Hall and other spaces to relax and work with friends during tutorial. “My understanding
was that tutorial was made to be a time where students could collaborate with each other, but this is not happening because we are too loud in the library and in turn have
nowhere to go,” junior Haris Hussain said.
March 24, 2014

It’s only 35 minutes of the day, but students at St. Paul Academy and Summit School witnessed a major change in their schedules. Students have been gifted 35 minutes of time every day, four days a week,...

Denim, eighties, and Toms shoes infiltrate fall fashion trends on campus

Toms shoes are quick to put on and popular this fall.
September 10, 2013

Fall means beautiful colored leaves, fresh apple cider, and, of course, the start of a new fashion season. The overarching theme? Throwback. “I’m seeing a lot of eighties,” freshman Shelby Tietel...

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