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  • Have a wonderful Summer Break. The Rubicon site will include new content in September.

  • The Class of 2017 will graduate June 11 @ 4 p.m.

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Quiz Bowl ends season with national showing

Quiz Bowl ends season with national showing

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

The Quizbowl team went to nationals in Atlanta and finished with a 5-5 record, and 142nd overall.

June 1, 2017No Comments

Prom celebration planned for A’bulae in Saint Paul

Prom celebration planned for A’bulae in Saint Paul

Jonah Harrison, The Rubicon Chief Visual Editor

As the school year comes to a close, juniors and seniors prepare for the annual prom

May 30, 2017No Comments

Shorter Awards Ceremony yields better show

Shorter Awards Ceremony yields better show

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

The Awards Ceremony was more packed this year, but delivered in terms of recognition of seniors and others.

May 28, 2017No Comments

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Ultimate Frisbee team ends season on top

Ultimate Frisbee team ends season on top

SPORTS SHORT

Ultimate wins their final game and ends the season in 9th Place for Division III during their first competitive season.

June 5, 2017No Comments

10 questions for senior sailor Jack Indritz

10 questions for senior sailor Jack Indritz

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

Senior Jack Indritz has sailed competitively in countless regattas, and has won numerous awards.

June 2, 2017No Comments

  • Co-captain Shelby Tietel reflects on her final golf season June 1, 2017
  • Spartan Baseball beats New Life Academy May 30, 2017

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Feature

Wittenberg continues medical research at U of M over summer

Wittenberg continues medical research at U of M over summer

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

Sophomore Kelby Wittenberg assists a University of Minnesota professor in researching cures for Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa, a skin condition that affects newborns. He began his research in April and will continue through August.

June 3, 2017No Comments

Environmental forecast predicts increased climate change

Environmental forecast predicts increased climate change

Noah Rice, Staff Writer

As President Trump withdraws from the Paris Climate agreement, scientists verify how climate change is real and students validate why to act now.

June 2, 2017No Comments

Bird watching keeps Hlavka engaged with nature

Bird watching keeps Hlavka engaged with nature

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

Sophomore Maggie Hlavka has been a recreational bird watcher for many years. She has identified over 280 species of birds.

May 29, 2017No Comments

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STAFF EDITORIAL:  It’s time to get political

STAFF EDITORIAL: It’s time to get political

The Rubicon Staff

By being politicaly involved, students are advocating for circumstances that build diversity in voting bodies.

June 8, 2017No Comments

Redefine diversity: school climate fosters inclusivity

Redefine diversity: school climate fosters inclusivity

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

At SPA, students of all different backgrounds actually get to know each other.

June 6, 2017No Comments

  • With finals coming up, quiet study spaces will be essential June 1, 2017
  • SPA should offer classes for physical education after freshman year May 30, 2017

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Senior Speeches

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 29

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 29

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

View the illustrations of lines from the final senior speeches of 2017, delivered on Thursday, April 18. 

April 21, 2017No Comments

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 28

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 28

April 15, 2017

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 27

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 27

April 8, 2017

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 26

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 26

April 3, 2017

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