• Senior Speeches on Jan. 26: Belle Smith, Val Hart, Emilia Topp Johnson, Naya Tadavarthy

  • Senior Speeches on Jan. 23: Numi Katz, Sophia Rose, Allie Verhey, Marlo Graham

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PEP’s service field trip aims to spread awareness and inspire

PEP’s service field trip aims to spread awareness and inspire

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

September 19, 2017


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The student group People for Environmental Protection planned a service field trip Sept. 19 to clean up invasive species.

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Upper School Council sells reusable bottles for hurricane relief

Upper School Council sells reusable bottles for hurricane relief

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

September 17, 2017


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The Upper School Council will sell reusable water bottles Sept. 18-19 to reduce waste at SPA and assist with Hurricane Irma relief.

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Host families open home, city and culture to Spanish exchange students

Host families open home, city and culture to Spanish exchange students

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

September 16, 2017


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Host families from SPA look forward to showing off Minnesotan and American culture to their visitors from El Colegio Malvar in Spain.

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Letter campaign protests DACA repeal

Letter campaign protests DACA repeal

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

September 16, 2017


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Intercultural Club, Black and Brown Girls, and Common Ground partnered in a letter writing campaign on Sept. 15-16 to protest the DACA repeal.

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First Constitution Day mixes fun with American history

First Constitution Day mixes fun with American history

Ellie Findell, RubicOnline Production Manager

September 16, 2017


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Writing for Publication I hosted their inaugural Constitution Day this past Friday to help celebrate our rights in a fun and educational way.

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Spanish exchange students arrive, excited for 2 weeks of cultural immersion

Spanish exchange students arrive, excited for 2 weeks of cultural immersion

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

September 15, 2017


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26 students from El Colegio Malvar in Arganda del Rey, Spain arrived on Sept. 15, and will stay until Sept. 26.

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US Student Clubs Fair informs new students, offers opportunities

US Student Clubs Fair informs new students, offers opportunities

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

September 11, 2017


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The Student Clubs Fair was held on Sept. 11 in Briggs Gymnasium where 9th graders gathered to learn about every student club in the SPA community.

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Alumnus Matt Hancher promotes passion and hard work

Alumnus Matt Hancher promotes passion and hard work

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

September 10, 2017


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SPA alumnus Matt Hancher talked to students on September 8th about his work at NASA and Google as an engineer.

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Quiz Bowl ends season with national showing

Quiz Bowl ends season with national showing

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

June 1, 2017


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

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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

May 30, 2017


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

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Advanced Science Research ignites passion and invites curiosity

Advanced Science Research ignites passion and invites curiosity

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

May 29, 2017


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The Advanced Science Research spring class presented their experiments on May 24.

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Shorter Awards Ceremony yields better show

Shorter Awards Ceremony yields better show

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

May 28, 2017


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

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