The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

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The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

The Rubicon

SPREAD LOVE. Senior Arden Lillemoe and the Class of 2024 cheered on their teammates during the relay race.

Pep Fest ignites the Spartan spirit

Rita Li and Lani Ngonethong October 7, 2023
Whole US gathered in one place, but this time it wasn't in the auditorium or on Lang field. Friday Pep Fest took place in the gym, marking the official start of the homecoming weekend.
LOUD AND PROUD. Sophomore Violet Pitcher delivered a beautiful rendition of What Was I Made For? by Billie Eilish, met with raucous cheers from the audience.

Talent show features performances both moving and wacky

Eliana Mann, Production Manager October 5, 2023
Everything from stunning vocals to chicken costumes was on display during the annual talent show.
LETS ALL DO THE SPARTAN BEAT. Senior Spartan Tommy Verhey leads the students and faculty in chanting The Spartan Beat, an SPA tradition.

Fifth day of Homecoming brings tough competitions and lots of laughter

Eliana Mann and Davan Rosen September 24, 2022
The annual Pep Fest closes out the school day with spirited chants, games and challenges.
Sophomores Maik Nguyen and Baasit Mahmood play a heated match against seniors Zekiah Juliusson and Levi Smetana.

Pep Fest unites students with school spirit

Claire Kim, The Rubicon October 1, 2021
Various activities between grades and teams invited participation and cheering from all students.
Roughly 150 people from the US, Middle School and Lower School stormed the hill as part of a spirit week tradition that has been around for years at SPA.

US, MS and LS students come together to storm the field

Zadie Martin, RubicOnline October 1, 2021
At precisely 4:03 p.m. today, SPA students of all ages ran down the hill on the Upper School campus.
The senior overalls came in all different designs. Some with bandanas, others with flowers.

Seniors create overalls and foster the Spartan spirit

Elle Chen and Zekiah Juliusson October 1, 2021
Every year, the senior class designs overalls for Homecoming. This year, the class of 2022 did not dissapoint.
Junior Luka Shaker-Check yells into the microphone after he and his partner, junior Liam Lynch, won the ping-pong championship.

PHOTO STORY: Pep Fest highlights Spartan spirit

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline October 2, 2019
The annual homecoming Pep Fest happened on Friday, Sept. 27. Various activities included grade versus grade relay races, ping-pong finals, dodgeball finals, and team captain challenges. 
Homecoming schedule announced

Homecoming schedule announced

News in Brief September 18, 2019
Homecoming week starts Sept. 23 with assemblies and dress-up days.
[QUIZ] Which homecoming activities are for you?

[QUIZ] Which homecoming activities are for you?

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager September 23, 2018
Fill your homecoming week with fun activities tailored to your interests.
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