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Singing comes naturally to senior Ysabella Johnson

Senior Ysabella Johnson enjoys singing and dancing in her spare time.

Ava Gallagher, Chief Visual Editor

April 2, 2014

“I’ve loved singing since before I can remember,” senior Ysabella Johnson said. Johnson has performed in multiple school productions including last years’ Hairspray, in which she performed a solo, and this year’s winter one-act, Metamorphosis. “I’ve never had professional lessons, but I si...

Patterned leggings brighten winter blues

Right, senior Ysabella Johnson wears colorful tribal print leggings with a chambray blouse. 
Left, sophomore Claudia Rosario styles red and black printed leggings with leg warmers and floral print combat boots.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

March 10, 2014

The "polar vortex," as some people called it, brought in below zero wind chills, overwhelming amounts of snow, and a new level of the inherent need for comfortable school attire. A solution? Patterned leggings. While already a trend from the start of the school year, this choice has become an ideal one...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day assembly features films in place of speaker

Seniors Charlie Rosenblum, Ysabella Johnson, Alicia Zhang, juniors Bella Martinez, Evva Parsons, Jesus Vega, Emma Rodgerson, and freshman Lutalo Jones discuss the Martin Luther King Jr. Day assembly. “It’s an experience to talk about it, and keep relearning history and bring in new perspectives,” Rosenblum said.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

February 24, 2014

Year after year, students shuffle into the Briggs Gymnasium, opening up their ears and their minds to the year’s designated speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly. This year, however, Intercultural Club members decided on a new twist to the tradition, while still fulfilling the same original...

Students will explore identity at Diversity Leadership Conference

Seniors Jared Mosher, Ellis Evans, and Emma Chang prepare for the Student Diversity Leadership Conference. “The honesty you see from people—it’s just amazing! Kids just break down and tell their deepest darkest secrets,” Mosher said.

Eva Perez-Greene, In-Depth Editor

November 27, 2013

Senior Jared Mosher stands at the board and illustrates his point in preparation for the Student Diversity Leadership Conference. It’s good practice for Mosher, who will do this again for new conference attendees. A metaphorical mosaic is this year’s SDLC theme and the St. Paul Academy and Summit...

Spoken word poet Joyce Lee hosts workshop

Spoken word poet Joyce Lee discussed shaping open and creative communities. “I don’t stay on shallow subjects for long,

Eva Perez-Greene, InDepth Editor

September 11, 2013

Spoken word poet and instructor Joyce Lee hosted a creative and informative workshop on Sept. 9 after school. Juniors Bella Martinez and Emma Rodgerson asked Lee to visit St. Paul Academy and Summit School after seeing her perform at an annual event called “That’s What She Said,” held at the Bryan...

Jobs give students new stresses and opportunities

Hannah Johnson, Sports Editor

May 6, 2013

Wake up, go to school, work, go home, eat, homework, sleep. This is the jam-packed schedule of many St. Paul Academy and Summit School students who hold part-time jobs during the school year. These students have learned how to juggle their school, homework, social lives, sports and work all while maintaining...