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The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

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COMMUNITY SERVICE. Thanksgiving break presents a great opportunity to get involved in the community by volunteering and making thoughtful donations. However, community service is much needed all year long.

Give thanks by giving back

Aarushi Bahadur, RubicOnline November 11, 2023
This Thanksgiving break, volunteer in the local community.
TOGETHER AGAIN. Senior Divya Bhargava and sophomore Rishi Bhargava visited extended family over Thanksgiving break. We mostly just spent time at my grandparents’ house, because we were staying with them, and we just went to spend time with them,” Divya Bhargava said.

Students travel abroad for the holidays

Kevin Chen, RubicOnline December 9, 2021
Following months of separation from extended family, students have taken the opportunity to travel abroad for the holidays.
UNEARTH THE TRUTH. Thanksgiving is known for its turkey and time with family, but it is important to recognize the roots of the holiday and how it affected indigenous people.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Recognize the history of Thanksgiving and celebrate Indigenous cultures instead

RubicOnline Staff November 17, 2021
Before celebrating thanksgiving, we need to recognize the real history of the holiday and the effect it has had on indegenous people.
Rosca de Reyes is a large donut shape oval bread with little plastic baby Jesuses stuck inside. Whoever cuts into the baby Jesus has to make food for the next celebration.

Life between two worlds: students cozy up to to their cultural backgrounds

Elle Chen, Production Manager December 1, 2020
Compared to the traditional “American” holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving, there are also many celebrations, traditions and cultures students take part in that are often not as represented.
On Nov 10, Governor Walz limited social gatherings to 10 people and under and limited them to people from only three households.

How to stay connected from a distance this Thanksgiving

Lucia Granja and Lara Cayci November 26, 2020
Here are some COVID-safe activities for Thanksgiving this year.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been challenging to get out of the house, let alone travel across the country

Rising COVID-19 cases and extended Thanksgiving break makes travelling a tough decision for students

Tommy Verhey November 17, 2020
Although the administration chose to move to a distanced model and extend Thanksgiving break, they will continue to enforce the two-week quarantine necessary to follow after traveling on a bus, plane, or any other densely populated form of travel.
Randolph campus will move to distance learning Nov. 16

Randolph campus will move to distance learning Nov. 16

Mimi Huelster, RubicOnline November 4, 2020

On Nov. 3, Head of School Bryn Roberts released a statement to SPA students and families declaring that all Middle and Upper School classes will return to full-time distance learning on the 16th. Using...

CAS members work together to finish packing a Thanksgiving meal.

“Gobble, gobble, gobble.” Club members show thanks through service

Elle Chen, RubicOnline November 28, 2019
Volunteers were up and packing food for families in need by 2 a.m.

What are you thankful for?

Henry Burkhardt, Video Editor November 26, 2019

Students and faculty share thoughts of gratitude.

Turkey is a traditional Thanksgiving food. But was it at the first Thanksgiving celebration?

QUIZ: Do you know Thanksgiving?

Elle Chen, RubicOnline November 25, 2019
Do you know anything about Thanksgiving? Take this quiz to find out.
In hopes to get more people to go outside on Black Friday, the DNR began Free Park Friday in 2015.

On sale this Black Friday: the outdoors

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline November 25, 2019
All 75 Minnesota state parks will be offering free admission on Black Friday.
The naming is a problem. It’s a form of erasure. But, it’s not the only one.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Whose land are we on?

RubicOnline Staff November 20, 2019
Making inclusive choices that build awareness of the past is a good decision, but don't stop there.
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