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Women’s science award recognizes Rucker’s passion for computer science

Women’s science award recognizes Rucker’s passion for computer science

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Senior Sabrina Rucker recently received honorable mention for Aspirations in Computing, an award given by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT).

Science Olympiad takes third at regionals, advances to State

Science Olympiad takes third at regionals, advances to State

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

February 6, 2018


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The Science Olympiad team made it to state at a regional competition in Apple Valley on Feb. 3.

Blood Drive speaker emphasizes importance of donating

Blood Drive speaker emphasizes importance of donating

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager

February 6, 2018


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In preparation for the annual blood drive, Upper School Student Council hosted American Red Cross representative Karla Fenstermaker to discuss the importance of blood donation.

The Luminary Loppet excites during Super Bowl weekend

The Luminary Loppet excites during Super Bowl weekend

Noah Raaum, Videographer

February 6, 2018


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The Luminary Loppet on Lake of the Isles drew a crowd during Super Bowl weekend.

Winter Dance excites with new venue

Winter Dance excites with new venue

Melissa Nie, The Rubicon Editor

February 2, 2018


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As the temperature dropped even lower, excitement for the Upper School winter dance rose. Known as the Valentine’s dance in previous years, a new venue and an earlier date have reshaped the dance into its current form. Student Activities Committee Co-Presidents seniors Ned Laird-Raylor and Turab Naqv...

MSA hosts third annual Hijab Day

MSA hosts third annual Hijab Day

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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MSA planned the third annual hijab day in the SPA community; they handed out hijabs and sticks for students to show their support.

Parent meeting sheds light on gender diversity

Parent meeting sheds light on gender diversity

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

January 31, 2018


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The Gender Diversity parent meeting held on Jan. 30 in Driscoll Commons presented scientific and personal information about gender diversity as it relates to students.

Ice palace returns to Winter Carnival

Ice palace returns to Winter Carnival

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager

January 29, 2018


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After 14 years, the Winter Carnival has again built an ice palace in downtown Saint Paul. Learn about this and other activities surrounding Super Bowl 52.

PHOTO GALLERY: SADD hosts annual drunk goggle obstacle course

PHOTO GALLERY: SADD hosts annual drunk goggle obstacle course

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

January 26, 2018


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On Jan. 25 during X-period, SADD hosted the third annual drunk goggle obstacle course.

Muslim Student Alliance speakers recount experiences with hijab

Muslim Student Alliance speakers recount experiences with hijab

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

January 26, 2018


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Islamic Scholar, educator, and community activist Tamara Gray and founder of the CAIR Minnesota Lori Saroya engaged students in a Q&A on Jan. 25.

Students prepare to take AMC 12 math exam

Students prepare to take AMC 12 math exam

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

January 25, 2018


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The AMC 12 test covers a wide variety of topics and is used to determine the nation's top high school mathematicians.

Science Bowl competes in Regionals, falls short

Science Bowl competes in Regionals, falls short

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

January 23, 2018


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The Science Bowl team participated in the regional competition, but did not make the playoffs.