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[PHOTO GALLERY] Great River defeats girls ultimate

Sophomore Allison Audette throws the Frisbee.
May 27, 2019
Spartan Girls Ultimate Frisbee lost to Great River Academy 3-15 on May 23.

The Winter One Acts captivate with the hilarious but strange

The Winter One Acts captivate with the hilarious but strange
February 1, 2019
The Upper School Winter One Acts were everything and more, with student-directed and fantastically peculiar performances.

Severson, seniors announce one act play casts

Severson, seniors announce one act play casts
December 5, 2018
Casts for the five shows were announced on Dec. 5. The one acts perform Jan. 25 on the Huss Stage.

USC provides a new take on attendance

Senior Jenny Sogin signs in at the US office.
November 28, 2018
USC created a new version of the attendance policy and plans on applying it this year.

Newly elected officers share plans for next year

Campaign posters from the May 10 election.
June 2, 2018
Three chairs of elected student groups share their visions for next year.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Rising seniors don new t-shirts

[PHOTO GALLERY] Rising seniors don new t-shirts
May 7, 2018
The junior class wore their senior t-shirts to school on May 7 and explained what it means to be a senior now.

Community Service Spotlight: Povejsil supports education through tutoring

Junior Nora Povejsil tutors with Project for Pride in Living. “I think it’s good to be active locally and make your community better,” Povejsil said.
February 21, 2018
Junior Nora Povejsil tutors with Project for Pride in Living.

Delgado to succeed Hughes as US principal

Dean of Students Max Delgado will become the US Principal on July 1. Sophomore Sydney Therien said, “[Delgado] being our principal will definitely be an advantage. I believe that he knows the students on a more personal level, and with a lot of the other administrators it’s more of a shadow control over the school, that's more impersonal. I believe it will all feel more connected.”
December 6, 2017
After an internal search, Dean of Students Max Delgado has been appointed US Principal. He will promote to his new position on July 1.

STREET STYLE: Muted colors reflect end of fall

Junior Nora Povejsil wears a jacket from Forever 21, a t-shirt from Rock the Garden, pants from Target, and Adidas shoes.
November 13, 2017
With boots replacing sandals and tights and long sleeves tucked under sweaters, fashion moves to shades of black, white, and fall.

Upper School Council sells reusable bottles for hurricane relief

U.S.C. will sell reusable bottles and mugs to reduce waste at SPA.
September 17, 2017
The Upper School Council will sell reusable water bottles Sept. 18-19 to reduce waste at SPA and assist with Hurricane Irma relief.

Are you smarter than your smartphone?

Artificial Intelligence has been around for half a century, yet we still debate what it might mean for the future. “I feel indifferent about the future of artificial intelligence because I feel like whatever is going to happen inevitable. All my reference points are from sci-fi movies and television shows and they all portray artificial intelligence as threatening and to be feared. I don’t know if the future will be that,” sophomore Nora Povejsil said.
The possible dangers (and benefits) of artificial intelligence
January 5, 2017
Students weigh the possibilities of what artificial intelligence could bring in the future.

To be or not to be? The US one-acts explore the human condition, eggs, modern relationships, and more

Sophomore Jonah Harrison, junior Mary Grant, and senior Tessa Rauch, respectively cackle as they play the three witches from the one-act
January 31, 2016
The Upper School one-acts, on Jan. 29 amazed and amused the audience with eye-catching visuals and quirky humor.
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