• Senior speeches this week: Ben Carlsson, Michael Forsgren and Kaia Larsen

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

  • Assembly honoring MLK to take place in the Huss center on Jan. 24

The Rubicon

Spartan Robotics teams don’t just build robots

Spartan Robotics teams don’t just build robots

Henry Burkhardt, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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The Spartan Robotics team hosted an open house for current and perspective students on Oct. 25.

Courageous Conversations help students lean into discomfort

Courageous Conversations help students lean into discomfort

Annika Rock, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Crammed around a Harkness table, students and faculty sat together to practice how to discuss across difference.

Juniors prepare for the PSAT

Juniors prepare for the PSAT

Elle Chen, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018


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As first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year wrapped up, many juniors at SPA took on another challenge on top of their already overwhelming school work: the PSAT.

INFOGRAPHIC: Students predict the midterm elections

INFOGRAPHIC: Students predict the midterm elections

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

October 27, 2018


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Students were given the opportunity to predict the outcome of midterm elections. Here are the results.

Not picture perfect: students celebrate Love Your Body day

Not picture perfect: students celebrate Love Your Body day

Ganga Corsaro, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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Love Your Body day, celebrated at SPA on October 26th, brought some extra love much needed in a pressure filled high school environment.

Fones, McCauley enthusiastic about novice debaters

Fones, McCauley enthusiastic about novice debaters

Lucy Benson, The Rubicon Editor

October 26, 2018


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The 2018 Debate season fosters a new group of novice debaters.

Government and Citizenship class encourages political awareness

Government and Citizenship class encourages political awareness

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

October 22, 2018


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The US History class Government and Citizenship has started encouraging engagement with local government through mandatory government interaction hours.

English Department continues electives conversation during MEA professional day

English Department continues electives conversation during MEA professional day

Evelyn Lillemoe, The Rubicon Editor

October 18, 2018


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English department looks to the future with a reimagining of their course offerings.

Aggressive construction schedule meets delays with Old Main

Aggressive construction schedule meets delays with Old Main

Joshua Harrison, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


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The opening of Old Main has been delayed approximately one month.

Poet Bao Phi talks to 10th graders about writing, racism, American society

Poet Bao Phi talks to 10th graders about writing, racism, American society

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

October 12, 2018


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Poetry performance artist and published author Bao Phi spoke to the sophomore class during Wednesday's X-Period on the topics of race, fatherhood, and American society.

Romans aims to nurture with mental health initiatives

Romans aims to nurture with mental health initiatives

Martha Sanchez, News Editor

October 11, 2018


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New mental health initiatives aim to build a community of support.