The Rubicon

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 28

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

April 15, 2017

View the illustrations of the lines from senior speeches delivered on Thursday, April 13.

Senior Project process moves to technological format

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

February 15, 2017

SCLC finds that technology might eliminate stress during the 4 week senior in may.

Student actors’ creative choices shine in As You Like It

Junior Lillian Pettigrew, 9th grader Quinn Christensen, and sophomore Chloe Morse lead a dance number during tech week of the US Fall Play, As You Like It.

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

November 21, 2016

This year's fall play, As You Like It conveys character development, love, injustice and compiles all the work students contributed to it.

Senior Art Seminar spreads love through notes to students

Seniors Sammie Bluhm, Maya Edstrom, Mackenzie Kuller, Ella Matticks, and Maria Perkkio set out to spread positivity on a day when many St. Paul Academy and Summit School students were feeling hurt post election.

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

November 13, 2016

Senior Art Seminar photo students spread love by posting positive notes on the lockers.

Two Sides, One Issue: Standardized Testing

Two Sides, One Issue: Standardized Testing

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Print Managing Editor

October 19, 2015

Should students be notified of standardized tests sooner? or should focus be drawn away from standardized testing at school?

Why all of this buzz about BuzzFeed, anyway?

Freshman Ellie Findell got the result Hermione Granger in a character quiz she took on BuzzFeed. “If you want to learn more about the TV show you’re watching or movies or books, then you can get more into it by seeing if you’re like any of the characters...I like [knowing that] I’m Hermione from Harry Potter,” she said.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Opinions Editor

May 9, 2015

BuzzFeed provides the answers to life’s most pondered questions while simultaneously causing one to experience a range of emotions.

Day of Silence: Quiet makes noise

Junior Miriam Tibbetts poses for the National Day of Silence on Apr. 17 with a finger over her mouth. This action symbolizes the quiet that is used to make a bigger sound. The face paint shows support for the LGBTQ+ community. “It’s important to use Day of Silence to pay tribute to those who have been silenced, to help show people they aren’t alone in feeling silenced, and encourage change to help people regain their voices,” senior GSA Co-President Maggie Clark said.

Meghan Joyce, Chief Visual Editor

May 5, 2015

Students take part in National Day of Silence in order to draw attention to the lives of LGBTQA teenagers which were silenced by bullying.

Cape Town students visit upper school, attend Thursday groups and classes

Students who had period 8 free were given the opportunity to attend a meet and greet from 9-9:30. After, students from Cedar House Prep School in Cape Town South Africa attended Thursday group activities.

Clare Tipler and Gitanjali Raman

January 11, 2015

Cedar House Prep School from Cape Town, South Africa visited the upper school and talked about school life in South Africa. They also participated in Thursday group activities and classes.