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Amidst exams, community debates value

Midterm exams can cause stress to pile up fast, but they do have their benefits. “If there’s not a midterm, it creates a lot of stress for the end of year exam,” Upper School history teacher Nan Dreher said.

Meghan Joyce, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

To test, or not to test, that is the question. The decision to change the schedule catalyzed discussions among faculty about the value of midterms and their place in the new schedule. Naturally, many students have their own opinions about the controversial subject. Some students agree with the...

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...