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Minnesota Women’s March results in low 2019 turnout

Minnesota Women’s March results in low 2019 turnout

Julia Baron, The Rubicon Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The 2019 Women's March in Minnesota resulted in a lower turnout as the previous year, possibly due to scandals with the movements leaders.

Assembly reflected on significance of MLK

Assembly reflected on significance of MLK

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under NEWS

MLK Day was on Jan. 21, and students reflected on the importance of that day in advisory and in an upper-school assembly.

Robotics posts solid results at state, fails to make worlds

Robotics posts solid results at state, fails to make worlds

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

On Feb 9, the SPA robotics team competed in the state competition, winning awards and having great success, but ultimately failing to make worlds.

India trip supports global community through bake sale

India trip supports global community through bake sale

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

February 9, 2019


Filed under NEWS

On Feb. 7 and 8, students participating on the trip to India over Spring Break sponsored a bake sale to donate money to organizations in India.

Presence of therapy dog brings excitement to campus

Presence of therapy dog brings excitement to campus

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Finn, an Australian Labradoodle working through certified therapy dog training, visited for Wellness Day on Feb. 6.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Science Alliance places 7th in sections, advances to state

[PHOTO GALLERY] Science Alliance places 7th in sections, advances to state

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under NEWS

SPA's Science Alliance posted impressive finishes on Saturday, moving them on to the state competition.

Student awards to stretch over multiple assemblies in new format

Student awards to stretch over multiple assemblies in new format

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The format of how SPA is giving out student awards has changed.

Winter dance promises to excite with fire and ice theme

Winter dance promises to excite with fire and ice theme

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, RubicOnline Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under NEWS

The fire and ice dance happening on Feb 9 will feature sushi and valet parking.

Letter from the Head of School on this week’s closings

Letter from the Head of School on this week’s closings

January 28, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Head of School Bryn Roberts closes school on Tuesday and Wednesday in light of the dangerous wind chills.

Week 1 of Widji cancelled because of forecast

Week 1 of Widji cancelled because of forecast

News in Brief

January 27, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Snow predictions tonight followed by several days of subzero temperatures prompted the decision.

Students show growing dismay after month-long government shutdown

Students show growing dismay after month-long government shutdown

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

January 25, 2019


Filed under NEWS

Martin Luther King Jr. Day—a day of celebration, service and progress—marked the 32nd of the longest government shutdown in United States history.

MLK assembly features student voices

MLK assembly features student voices

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

January 25, 2019


Filed under NEWS

On January 24, the annual MLK assembly featured student comments about what MLK meant to them.