• The US Winter One Acts will take place on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Huss.

  • The next senior speeches will take place on January 18, with speakers Preston Fares and Annie Kristal

The Rubicon

Peer Helpers make relaxation during exams a priority

Peer Helpers make relaxation during exams a priority

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

November 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Peer Helpers works to create a safe space that provides fun and relaxation during exam week.

California wildfires leave devastation in their wake

California wildfires leave devastation in their wake

Isabel Gisser and Nitya Thakkar

November 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS

After the wildfire's destruction, California communities set off on a path to rebuild.

USC provides a new take on attendance

USC provides a new take on attendance

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Interactive Storytelling Team Lead

November 28, 2018


Filed under NEWS

USC created a new version of the attendance policy and plans on applying it this year.

Business Club swells to SPA’s largest, lacks gender and grade diversity

Business Club swells to SPA’s largest, lacks gender and grade diversity

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

November 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS

After experiencing rapid growth, the club's community is tight but narrow.

Thompson hallways close, lockers move (again)

Thompson hallways close, lockers move (again)

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

With renovation of Old Main ending, renovations of the Thompson wing began leading to a change in locker location.

Involvement in Give to the Max Day goes beyond donations

Involvement in Give to the Max Day goes beyond donations

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Students celebrate Give to the Max Day through volunteering.

Mending after the Tree of Life: Jewish students respond to synagogue shooting

Mending after the Tree of Life: Jewish students respond to synagogue shooting

Evelyn Lillemoe, The Rubicon Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

SPA's Jewish community copes with the aftermath of the Oct. 27 Pittsburgh tragedy.

Midterm elections trigger recounts and tensions

Midterm elections trigger recounts and tensions

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The midterms may be old news, but in some states the results are not yet final.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Teachers say goodbye to Thompson Wing classrooms

[PHOTO GALLERY] Teachers say goodbye to Thompson Wing classrooms

Lucy Benson, The Rubicon Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Upper school history department relocates to renovated Old Main on Nov. 19.

Somalis + Minnesota exhibit expresses refugee experience

Somalis + Minnesota exhibit expresses refugee experience

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The History of Refugee Communities in Minnesota class attended the "Somalis + Minnesota" exhibit at the MN History Center to start their next unit on Somali refugees.

Rients signs to play D1 volleyball with the University of Iowa

Rients signs to play D1 volleyball with the University of Iowa

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Senior Blythe Rients officially signed her contract to play D1 volleyball at the University of Iowa.

With renovations shifting to Thompson, lockers must be emptied

With renovations shifting to Thompson, lockers must be emptied

News in Brief

November 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Metal lockers will be a thing of the past this weekend, as the last of the hallway lockers are disposed of.