The Rubicon

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 9

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

November 17, 2016

View the illustrations of excerpts from the senior speeches given on Friday, Nov 11.

Nut Safety allergy policy protects community members

Sophomores neeti kulkarni, Katie Brunell, and Stephanie Li use sun butter, a substitute for peanut butter under the new nut-safe policy, to make sandwhiches at lunch. “I’m really sad but I understand as to why because it’s life threatening,” Li said.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Opinions Editor

October 6, 2014

As food allergies become more prevalent, high schools across the country are enforcing peanut and tree nut restrictive policies to ensure the safety of all students. At St. Paul Academy and Summit School, a similar policy has been instilled this year in an effort to keep students, faculty, and staff...

Google takes on a new role in the classroom

Sophomore Stephanie Li checks her World History folder in Google Drive after school, working hard to stay organized and keep up with her latest assignments.  “[Google Drive] is for the most part effective in the classroom… if you’re traveling you can’t really use it but it’s easy for teachers and students to access, it helps with organizations and it saves things automatically so it’s more reliable than Word,” she said.

Noor Qureishy, Student Life Editor

September 15, 2014

A powerful tool, Google has served many purposes in the past as a search engine, email provider, and app source. This year at St. Paul Academy and Summit School, it’ll play an even bigger role in the classroom as a more prominent intermediate between students and teachers for homework, papers, and...