The Rubicon

Hogg speaks out on gun violence at the Westminster Town Hall Forum

David Hogg with seniors Kat St. Martin-Norburg, Chloe Morse, and Elea Besse after an unexpected meeting.

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

March 19, 2019

SSJ organized a group of students to hear activist and school shooting survivor David Hogg's ideas on gun reform.

Make your voice heard in midterms

Make your voice heard in midterms

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

October 30, 2018

Government and Citizenship teacher Aaron Shulow provides input on how to approach the 2018 midterms.

[QUIZ] Which club should you join?

Dr. Heilig performs his famous 'bed of nails' demonstration at the Science Alliance booth.

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

September 7, 2018

With more than 35 options to choose from, picking a club for the 2018-19 school year may seem daunting. Take this quiz and find out which clubs might be a good fit for you!

SSJ meets with Senator Pappas, supports child marriage bill

SSJ met with Senator Pappas to discuss her new child marriage bill. Senator Pappas is in the middle and wearing a blue jacket, Dr. Ellen Kennedy from World Without Genocide (who arranged the opportunity for SSJ) is on the far right and the rest of the adults are also from World Without Genocide.

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

April 10, 2018

SSJ met with Senator Pappas on April 10 to discuss her new Child Marriage bill.

Genocide awareness week emphasizes the importance of education

Students for Social Justice hosted a bake sale on Feb. 27 with all proceeds going to World Without Genocide.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

March 3, 2018

From Feb. 26-Mar 2. Students for Social Justice hosted a genocide awareness week emphasizing the importance of education and setting the stage for change.

New students check out what Thursdays have to offer at Clubs Fair

Leaders from the IT Club let prospective members know that they'll work to make the community more tech-savvy this year.

Lauren Boettcher, Social Media Manager

September 16, 2016

The clubs fair is put on in the gymnasium every year and is an opportunity for freshman to try student groups.

Students for Social Justice organizes Winter Clothing Drive

Students for Social Justice set up boxes and racks in different parts of the school for students to drop off gently used winter clothing. Sophomore Emilia Hoppe, a member of SSJ, said “all of the clothing that we collect is going to go to the Neighborhood House, which is a place that among other things, helps out refugees.”

Iya Abdulkarim, Feature Editor

December 13, 2015

Students for Social Justice organized a Winter Clothing Drive, and has set up drop-off boxes between Dec. 7 and 16.

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.

Students for Social Justice hope to change school dress code

 Students for Social Justice members lead a discussion about the dress code, led by presidents sophomores Alena Porter and Claire Walsh (standing on left). “We are working with [the Upper School Council] and a group of other [students] to change the dress code,” Porter said.

Katrina Hilton, Sports Editor

April 3, 2014

In March, Students for Social Justice discussed the current SPA dress code. Members of the group feel that some of the wording of the dress code is not fairly or appropriately enforced. The group is also discussing the wording of the current code, which includes ambiguous words like “modesty.” The...

Students for Social Justice opens up conversation on global issues

Sophomores Claire Walsh and Alena Porter lead the Students for Social Justice student group. “We are hoping to begin to educate the SPA community through informational posters throughout the next month,” Walsh said.

Katrina Hilton, Sports Editor

November 5, 2013

The Students for Social Justice student group’s goal is to educate its members and the St. Paul Academy and Summit School community about social justice issues that occur locally and globally. “We discuss a variety of different topics, but a common theme is women's rights,” sophomore president Clai...