The Rubicon

Gallery: Service Day makes an impact

Senior Sami Brattland works with a partner at Lyngblomsten Retirement Community to make colorful clay beads. The beads will go to children with cancer or long-term illness around the country.

The Rubicon, Editors and Staff

March 10, 2016

St. Paul Academy and Summit School's Community Actions and Service groups organizes service day every other year.

Fine flower prints bloom in a garden of student apparel

Sophomores Vanessa Miller and Jane Jackson wear matching floral prints.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Chief Visual Editor

May 15, 2014

The spring's first buds have started blooming all over St. Paul, especially on the premises of St. Paul Academy and Summit School, and students' shirts showcase gentle flower prints. While floral prints, along with pastels, make an appearance every year in spring trends, 2014 witnessed the rise of a...

Selecting the Perfect Christmas Tree

Senior Victoria Guest (far right) poses with younger siblings Cameron Guest (center) and Olivia Campbell (left) in front of their 2013 Christmas tree.  “We decorate with silver and frosted glass balls and glittery snowflakes that are purple, pink, turquoise, and green,” Guest said.

Catherine Braman, Sports Editor

December 23, 2013

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree, How lovely are your branches! In beauty green will always grow Through summer sun and winter snow. O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, How lovely are your branches! The well-known German Christmas carol “O Tannenbaum” pays tribute to the decoration that ...

Gallery: Students attend We Day Minnesota to see Jonas Brothers, Spencer West, and more

Sophomores Emily Olson and Vanessa Miller pose for a picture at We Day Minnesota.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

October 12, 2013

Several Upper School students went to We Day Minnesota, which was held on Oct. 8. To read and see more from The Rubicon about We Day, click here. Also check out We Day Minnesota's website here....

We Day Minnesota 2013 succeeds with performances from a variety of personalities

We Day speakers included Martin Luther King III, here in the center next to the co-founders of We Day, Craig and Marc Kielburger.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

October 9, 2013

Taking a day off from school to attend We Day, a volunteering convention at the Xcel Energy Center, was totally worth it. The event showcased people from all walks of life, from the inspiring introduction by Martin Luther King III to the speech by a double amputee to the finale performance by singer...

Growth year presents opportunity for softball

Nina Zietlow, Staff Writer

May 9, 2013

The wind is frigid and the field muddy with patches of icy water and snow scattered about. Nonetheless the Girls Varsity Softball team is surrounded with warmth and optimism as they warm up and get ready for another day of practice. The team, which has a history of strong performance, is not only facing...

Musicians prepare for Pops Concert

Hannah Johnson, Sports Editor

November 27, 2012

Determination, focus, the Eye of the Tiger. These are the attributes that Upper School musicians need in preparation for the annual POPS concert. On Dec. 1, over 200 US students will gather at O’Shaughnessy Auditorium at St. Catherine University for a night of music, ranging from Michael Bublé to...