The Rubicon

Science Alliance grows membership through a love of STEM

Science Alliance meets during Thursday X Period in 101.

Jenny Ries, Staff Writer

January 1, 2018

Science Alliance preps for their spring competitions during Thursday clubs time.

US Student Clubs Fair informs new students, offers opportunities

Seniors Numi Katz and Lillian Pettigrew inform 9th graders about their club, HerSpace.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

September 11, 2017

The Student Clubs Fair was held on Sept. 11 in Briggs Gymnasium where 9th graders gathered to learn about every student club in the SPA community.

Senior Projects give students worldly perspective

Claire Hallaway, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017

Senior projects signal the end of an era at SPA for graduating seniors, but also provide them with knowledge of a professional world outside campus before college ensues.

3-D printer provides outlet to creativity for students

The 3D printer provides an outlet to creativity for students.

Javier Whitaker-Castaneda, Cover Story Editor

October 17, 2014

The Upper School Library likes to stay up to date with the most current works of literature but despite this the most futuristic item in the library this year is St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s 3-D printer. 3-D printing is a process where electronically designed items are created layer by layer,...

Innovation, creativity fuel Designing Change class

Students in Designing Change work on their next project, redesigning tutorial. The class, new this semester, focuses on strategies for solving issues, as well as the physical creation of those solutions. “This class is different because... we’re making stuff. It’s not like theory; it’s not all just talk about what you think about it — you create it yourself,” sophomore Tommy Monserud said.  Students work with unusual materials like a 3D printer and wet-erase markers.

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor

October 25, 2013

“Does the school have a saw?” is not a question you often hear in class. But this isn’t a regular class. Students in Designing Change are working to solve real problems at St. Paul Academy and Summit School. When the class was first proposed to rising freshman and sophomores by Upper School...

School introduces updated security plan

Upper School Science teacher Steve Heilig waves his hat with seniors (L to R) Michael Wlkens, Katherine Jones, Kristen Datta, Steven Go-Rosenberg, and Cristina Zarama to gain the attention of his advisory as students gathered out on the soccer fields during the fire drill.

Clare Tipler, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013

St. Paul Academy and Summit School announced revised fire, lock-down, and general security procedures during a grade 6-12 assembly held on Sept. 16. After careful review this past summer, faculty administrators determined that the previous fire emergency safety locations (generally the sidewalks surrounding...