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First ultimate frisbee tournament kicks off Homecoming

Senior Larry Chen gets low and throws the frissbee to a teammate.
October 1, 2017
Seniors Nikolaus Elsaeser and Ezra Cohen host SPA's first ever Ultimate Frisbee tournament.

Students have their say in Common Ground meetings

Junior Terry Cheney fills out his sheet,
April 17, 2017
Students had the chance to share thoughts about the SPA community in advisory meetings held by Common Ground.

Blackhawks teammates travel to Sweden to play in youth tournament

FRESHMAN JASPER GREEN plays offense at one of his club games. “We’ll stay with Swedish or Danish soccer families and in a High School during our time in Sweden, and I’m excited to experience the new country,” Green said.
June 13, 2016
Hard work pays off for Blackhawks soccer players as they embark on a two-week international tournament to Sweden.

Students react to Adele’s new album “25”

Students react to Adele's new album
December 4, 2015
In response to Adele's new tear jerking album 25, “It makes me get emotional and think about the high school relationship that I don’t have,” freshman Kenzie Geise said.

P.L.A.Y. student group hosts dodge ball tournament amidst long week

Senior Lukas Kelsey-Friedemann and junior Tommy Dicke face their opponents during the tournament.
November 22, 2015
P.L.A.Y. student club held a dodge ball tournament for students (and teachers!) Nov 12.

Gym doors locked due to security concerns

The main gym doors from lily courtyard closed and locked Oct. 13. The doors will remain locked until 3 pm when they open for the convenience of after school sports. “We want people to access the school in places where we have safety and security officers or other school employees available to watch,” US Principal Chris Hughes said.
December 3, 2014

Pathways in and out of school have changed a great deal this fall. One of the more recent and noticeable changes is that the typical student entrance by the gym door is locked. Though this change has caused...

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