The Rubicon

Community embodies International Women’s Day spirit

Seniors Erin McNamer and Isabel Brandtjen host a bake sale in the cafeteria to commemorate International Women's Day.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

March 8, 2018

The SPA community rallied female spirit on Mar. 8 to celebrate International Women's Day.

Walk out: school safety, gun control, and grief

Sophomore Sydney Therien holds a pro-gun control sign in front of the capitol.

Noah Raaum, Videographer

March 7, 2018

Dozens of students participated in the Saint Paul high school walkout to protest gun control and school safety.

“Sorry, Wrong Number” builds suspense, bonding

“We had a great cast of almost entirely underclassmen who I don’t otherwise see,” senior Tess Hick said, “I liked getting to work with people I don’t usually get to work with. It was really good to hang out with them and take a leadership role.”

February 17, 2018

Senior Noa Carlson said her favorite part of the directing process was selecting bonding activities for the cast.

[Platonic] love is in the air: Galentine’s day celebrates friendship

Senior Tess Hick hosted her annual Galentine's day celebration for the senior class on Feb. 10 to honor female friendships and bonds.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

February 12, 2018

In addition to celebrating Valentine's day, some students also celebrate Galentine's day on Feb. 13 to honor their friendships.

Peer Helpers prep community for semester exams

Peer helpers meet every Tuesday during x-period with the goal of keeping the school community healthy, both mentally and physically.

Martha Sanchez, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

With exam season approaching fast, Peer Helpers aims to lower stress levels.

Red white and blue? For some, USA Day meant black

Seniors Olivia Williams-Ridge and Amina Smaller present their black outfits.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Students wore black on USA day to stand out and stand against inequity.

What’s on your bookshelf?

What's on your bookshelf?

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

November 21, 2016

Sophomore Rachael Johnson, Ethan Less and junior Tess Hick share their favorite works of literature.

Les Miserables wins 14 Spotlight theater awards

The Spotlight Theater Awards have selected St. Paul Academy and Summit School's Les Miserables to play at the Orpheum on June 13.

Kaia Larsen, Staff Writer

May 27, 2016

The cast of the US Theater's spring musical, Les Miserables will perform selections from the musical at the Orpheum on June 13.

Students recount associations with various soup specialties

Data in the above infographic is based on a poll conducted by The Rubicon of 20% of the student body.

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor

February 11, 2016

St. Paul Academy and Summit School students consider soup as a snack, a meal and a vessel for memories.

Fall sailors enjoy the final stretch of their season

Sophomore Jack Indritz (in boat #2 on the left) sailed in a Regatta in Minnetonka in early September.  “I have sailed with really cool people, like exchange students from Europe,” Indritz said.

Clare Tipler, News Editor

October 25, 2014

As some students lace up their cleats or warm up their throwing arms, others are shouting “port,” “starboard,” “aft,” and “bow.” Why? Because several St. Paul Academy and Summit School students spend autumn sailing. A part of the Lake Calhoun High School Racing team, sophomore B...