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Iowa caucus trip offers insights into political process

A Buttigieg campaign precinct member holds up a sign at Decorah High School, the site of a caucus.
February 6, 2020
Students saw Sen. Amy Klobuchar speak and observed caucus precincts across Decorah.

Q-Oreos (Ep. 1) with Thomas Bagnoli

January 16, 2020
In the pilot of Q-Oreos, Will Schavee interviews Thomas Bagnoli on everything from classes to blow-drying hair while enjoying many Oreos.

A blast from the past: Decades Day revives fashion trends

Senior Will Rathmanner tosses a ball in the air as he faces his opponents in the dodgeball tournament.
September 26, 2019
The third day of Homecoming brought retro outfits and the dodgeball tournament.

[FILTERED] Students share their favorite Valentine’s Day candy

Students took to Snapchat to share their favorite Valentine's Day Candy. Answers varied, however many included chocolate.
February 20, 2019
Students took to Snapchat to share their favorite Valentine's Day Candy. Answers varied, but many included chocolate.

Students re-energize in Huss Center

February 2, 2019
A short nap midway through the day can help students recharge.

[FILTERED] Students share their favorite parts of fall

Students answer the question
October 16, 2018
Students reply to "What is your favorite part about the fall?" over Snapchat

Minnehaha ends BVS season in emotional loss

Senior Ben Carlsson runs onto the field as he is being announced.
October 16, 2018
Boys Varsity soccer falls to Minnehaha Academy with a final score of 1-2, ending their season.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Boys Varsity Soccer wins 5-0 on home turf

Senior Eric Lagos dribbles the ball up the field. He scored twice in the game.
September 7, 2018
Boys Varsity Soccer faced Mounts Park Academy, and emerged victroious with a 5-0 win.

Community expresses grief after Florida shooting

February 26, 2018
Sophomore Thomas Bagnoli, Ninth Grader Liam Lynch and Junior Janie Brunell respond to the MSD school shooting.

Students express their thoughts after Florida school shooting

February 20, 2018

Many SPA students felt the strong and saddening impact of the recent Florida school. “I felt really bad when I heard about the [Florida] shooting, but also empowered because a lot of teenagers were...

Spartan Boys Hockey builds strength through practice

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. With 25 games a year, practice helps the team build their skill. “Usually Friday practices are really hard,” sophomore Thomas Bagnoli said.
December 4, 2017
Spartan Hockey plays their next home game Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in Drake Arena.

Ford Plan vote evokes anger but also joy

A sign against the Ford Plan.
October 1, 2017
The passing of the Ford Plan by St. Paul has brought up both positive and negative reactions.
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