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Four SPA debaters win second place in international debate tournament

Seniors Jordan Hughes, Afsar Sandozi, Thomas Toghramadjian, and Shaan Bijwadia, along with their coaches, Heather Fairbanks and Tom Fones hold up their second place trophy.

Emily Thissen, News Editor

May 8, 2015

Four SPA debaters win second place in international debate tournament.

Siblings share stories of home & school

School and siblings don't always mix, but there's no denying the support siblings receive from having brothers or sisters already on campus.

Meghan Joyce, Catherine Braman, Arts and Entertainment Editor, Online EIC

December 1, 2014

Big siblings serve as classmates & offer advice by Meghan Joyce Sibling dynamics are undeniably complex. Only siblings can know each other well enough to be both the bane of their siblings’ existence and their best friend. “I get along with them. My siblings don’t [get along with eac...

Academic WorldQuest team wins competition

Academic Worldquest team members freshman Raffi Toghramadjian and juniors Thomas Toghramadjian, Shaan Bijwadia, and Jack Labovitz are congratulated for their performance at Minnesota’s Academic Worldquest competition.  “I looked at Shaan and both of us totally thought we did awful, and then they announced that we won,” Labovitz said.

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor

March 19, 2014

Do you know the ramifications of the asymmetric nature of cyberattacks? What about the first president to pledge the goal of energy independence? Or the number of free trade agreements Mexico has? While most people have no idea what the answers to any of these questions might be, there are a few who...

Debaters end a bittersweet season

Jackson Lea, Staff Writer

February 19, 2014

Four debaters boarded a bus that would take them to the biggest tournament in Minnesota with speeches, evidence, and high expectations. On Jan. 18. St. Paul Academy and Summit School’s best debaters competed for the state championship. Seniors Bilal Askari, Yusra Murad, Mason Mohring, and junior Thomas...