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For Jones, SPA education secured success working globally

For Jones, SPA education secured success working globally

Koji Gutzmann, RubicOnline Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under NEWS

SPA Alumna Melissa Schumi Jones presented to students on Oct. 30 about her experience working in the U.S. Department of State.

Library showcases LGBTQ+ history month through diverse literature

Library showcases LGBTQ+ history month through diverse literature

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The library highlights LGBTQ+ diversity in its October book display.

Students benefit from SAT prep classes

Students benefit from SAT prep classes

Anna Perleberg, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under NEWS

SAT Prep classes offer an invaluable resource for students at a fraction of the price of normal lessons.

Distance from distractions makes driving safer

Distance from distractions makes driving safer

Noor Christava, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Security and Students Against Destructive Decisions set reminders for student drivers to make smart choices behind the wheel.

Día de Los Muertos honors Latin American tradition

Día de Los Muertos honors Latin American tradition

Evelyn Lillemoe, The Rubicon Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The members of Latinos Unidos bring Día de Los Muertos traditions to the Upper School.

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


Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

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


Filed under NEWS

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


Filed under NEWS

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


Filed under NEWS

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