The Rubicon

The weather outside is frightful

9th graders Greta Magnuson, Ivy Raya, and Aaron Lindeman stand outside of Huss Building in winter coats, hats, and gloves.

Remy Frank, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Winter is approaching fast and students lifestyles will start to change as the environment changes around them.

Seniors show off school spirit in Spartan auditions

Every year, a senior is selected to be the face of homecoming. Senior Henrik Schleisman celebrates being chosen as the Spartan.

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline

September 19, 2019

In the end, senior Henrik Schleisman will be this year's Spartan.

Students dance and party during Cinco de Mayo celebration

US Spanish teacher Pam Starkey readies an overhead blow on the piñata.

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

May 2, 2018

Latin dancing and the destruction of a piñata were highlights of the Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 1.

Portables (Ep. 8): Pam Starkey

Noah Raaum, Videographer

April 26, 2018

The eighth episode in a twelve part series detailing the unique aspects of each teacher's portable classroom.

Faculty and students support message of consent through ribbons

Following the SADD assembly on creating a culture of consent, faculty and students wore ribbons to voice their support for a positive culture on Oct 12.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

October 16, 2017

Following the SADD assembly on creating a culture of consent, faculty and students wore ribbons to voice their support for a positive culture on Oct 12.

History, Language classes occupy portables until fall 2018

History, Language classes occupy portables until fall 2018

Ellie Findell, RubicOnline Editor

April 5, 2017

History and language classes moved into portable classes the week after Spring Break in preparation for the building of the new Schilling Center.

Teachers use humor in classroom to improve experience

Upper School teachers Philip de Sa e Silva, Jon Peterson, Aaron Shuler, and Pam Starkey all use humor as part of their teaching method. “Humor and songs lighten the mood and allow kids to take more risks than they would otherwise,” Starkey said.

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2016

By creating an environment that is analytical, memorable, and relatable, the many humorous teachers at St. Paul Academy and Summit School provide their students with a more thorough understanding of content, love of learning, and feeling of belonging.