• The Upper School exchange students from France arrived on 2/15

  • The senior speeches for the week of 2/17 are Jeffrey Huang, Peter Moore, Jenny Sogin, and Will Swanson

The Rubicon

Robotics posts solid results at state, fails to make worlds

Robotics posts solid results at state, fails to make worlds

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

On Feb 9, the SPA robotics team competed in the state competition, winning awards and having great success, but ultimately failing to make worlds.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Blackface will always be an act of racism

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Blackface will always be an act of racism

RubicOnline Staff

February 9, 2019


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, TOP STORIES

After numerous blackface cases, we must condemn and call attention to racist behavior.

Presence of therapy dog brings excitement to campus

Presence of therapy dog brings excitement to campus

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Finn, an Australian Labradoodle working through certified therapy dog training, visited for Wellness Day on Feb. 6.

Online strangers become Bergner’s virtual friends

Online strangers become Bergner’s virtual friends

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Some people might see having friends you’ve never met, or even seen, as strange and unnatural. However, Bergner finds this aspect of online friendship to be rather comforting.

Polar vortex changes the course of Alpine ski race

Polar vortex changes the course of Alpine ski race

Ellie Nowakowski, Executive Producer Rubicon TV

February 3, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, WINTER SPORTS

Alpine team faces icy slopes and lack of practice following dangerously cold temperatures.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Remedy winter blues at Como Park Conservatory

[PHOTO GALLERY] Remedy  winter blues at Como Park Conservatory

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

January 30, 2019


Filed under AROUND TOWN, ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, TOP STORIES

It may be subzero outside, but at the Como Park Conservatory, anyone can experience a 100-degree difference with plants.

[SPA HISTORY] Summit School: the beginnings, impact

[SPA HISTORY] Summit School: the beginnings, impact

Ellie Nowakowski, The Rubicon TV Producer

January 28, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

The Summit School, the all girls-school that predates the creation of SPA, is a topic many students don't know.

Boys hockey honors teachers with games and a win

Boys hockey honors teachers with games and a win

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

January 23, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

For teacher/staff appreciation day within the boys hockey program, teachers participated in a raffle and puck shooting contest.

The history of Converse All Stars

The history of Converse All Stars

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

January 22, 2019


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, TOP STORIES

Converses have been around for over 100 years and have a long history that has resulted in their popularity.

Science Alliance offers socialization while pursuing independent projects

Science Alliance offers socialization while pursuing independent projects

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Science Alliance provides a place for students to experiment with many different types of science. They hope to keep their first-place streak going this winter in Science Olympiad.

In address to students, Huss thanks Summit School, inspires generosity

In address to students, Huss thanks Summit School, inspires generosity

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Alumna Ruth Huss '57 spoke to students and faculty in the Huss Center to share her thanks for her education and to inspire others to give back.