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The Rubicon

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.

PEP pulls invasive species by the Mississippi

PEP pulls invasive species by the Mississippi

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The PEP student club travelled to Crosby Farm last week to pull invasive species.

Mock midterms mirror official election

Mock midterms mirror official election

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

November 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The Nov. 6 SPA Midterms yielded similar results to the state wide election.

Mayor Melvin Carter announces $15 minimum wage ordinance

Mayor Melvin Carter announces $15 minimum wage ordinance

Salah Abdulkarim, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS

After the St. Paul mayor announced a $15 minimum wage ordinance, students weigh the benefits and challenges.

Students collect cans for the community with CAS

Students collect cans for the community with CAS

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

November 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS

On Halloween, members of Community Action and Service participated in a can drive and collected five bags of food.

Snacks and smiles: Crisis Nursery volunteers build club, community bonds

Snacks and smiles: Crisis Nursery volunteers build club, community bonds

Tessah Green, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

SADD members helped make snacks at The Crisis Nursery in Minneapolis.

Seniors reminisce on lower school days with pumpkin carving tradition

Seniors reminisce on lower school days with pumpkin carving tradition

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Seniors continue pumpkin carving tradition and look back at the traditions' roots.