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Student filmmakers share their talents

Student filmmakers share their talents

John Wilhelm, News Editor

March 27, 2014

Imagine hitting it big -- a film is shown in theaters, posters plastered everywhere, a commercial running in ten minute intervals on TV. Countless makeup artists, actors, and screenwriters have spent years putting together this two-hour sequence of images and at the end of it all, the reward is worldwide...

Advanced Placement exams provide extra challenge for students

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor/Staff Writer

March 26, 2014

“Here’s my logic: I can either take a three hour AP test or I can spend an entire semester grueling in the pain of single-variable calculus,” senior Michael Wilkens said. His idea is the same one many have had. Even though St. Paul Academy and Summit School doesn’t offer any AP courses, plenty of st...

Oreos: Cookie or cream, students can’t get enough

Oreos: Cookie or cream, students can’t get enough

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

November 27, 2013

“Milk’s Favorite Cookie” is, apparently, St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s, too. The wildly popular Oreo sandwich cookie is an SPA tradition. It’s easy accessibility, relatively cheap price, and the large variety of flavors all make it the ideal snack to bring in for advisory or student...

Sophomores, upperclassmen discover ups and downs to driving

Sophomores, upperclassmen discover ups and downs to driving

Laura Slade, A&E Editor

November 27, 2013

“I’ve seen trucks tipped over, cars spin out, but nothing has ever happened to me on the way to school,” senior Michael Wilkens said. Wilkens, among many other St. Paul Academy and Summit School students, drives himself and his siblings to school. While there are many enjoyable aspects of having...

Horror rules on Student Film Night

Andy Monserud, Op/Ed Editor

May 7, 2013

While some question movies’ position in the art world, they are definitely a difficult medium to create.  But because it’s such an accessible art form, film is extremely popular among young artists.  To recognize this, St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s Film Club hosts an annual student movie...