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Drake Arena 50th Anniversary

Ellie Nowakowski, Illustrator/Infographics

December 10, 2017

Drake Arena's 50th Anniversary leads junior Kenzie Giese and sophomore Will Rathmanner to contemplate what the arena means to them.

Pops Concert: The Experience

Nitya Thakkar and Noah Raaum

December 1, 2017

Three seniors—Dorienne Hoven, Drew Fawcett and Noa Carlson—reflect on their experiences performing in the Pops Concert throughout the years.

Baking With Breandan (Ep. 3): Holiday Apple Pie

Breandan Gibbons, Rubicon TV: Executive Producer

November 30, 2017

Breandan Gibbons details the way to cook an Apple Pie just in time for the Holidays.

Spartan on the Street: Ep. 2

Noah Raaum, Videographer

November 15, 2017

If you could change your name to anything, what would it be?

Music to his ears: Dincer finds creative outlet in bassoon 

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

November 3, 2017

Junior Ethan Dincer shares his love for the bassoon, a unique low-wind instrument.

Spartan on the Street: Ep. 1

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

October 16, 2017

In 'Spartan on the Street', students and faculty respond to a short question. This episode's question: if you could wake up anywhere in the world tomorrow, where would you wake up?

Meet the New Teachers: Amber Armstrong

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager

October 14, 2017

In the fourth installment of the Meet the New Teachers video series, US math teacher Amber Armstrong talks about her favorite video games, shares why she became a teacher, and gives advice for current students.

Baking With Breandan (Ep. 2): Banana Bread

Breandan Gibbons, The Rubicon TV: Executive Producer

October 14, 2017

In the second episode of Baking with Breandan, he takes on classic banana bread.

Elaina Parsons talks dog agility

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

October 9, 2017

9th grader Elaina Parsons talks about her dog agility experience

Meet the New Teachers: Andrea Moerer

Noah Raaum, Videographer

October 2, 2017

In this third installment of the Meet the New Teachers series, new US History Teacher Andrea Moerer discusses her previous teaching experience, her interests, and why she chose to teach at SPA. Find the print article on Moerer written by Andrew Johnson.

Meet the New Teachers: Olaf Lakin

Noah Raaum, Videographer

September 28, 2017

In this second installment of the Meet the New Teachers series, new US Math Teacher Olaf Lakin discusses his time teaching in foreign countries, and why he decided to come back to Minnesota to teach at SPA. Find the print article on Lakin written by Melissa Nie.

Hugh K. Schilling Center Groundbreaking

Noah Raaum, Videographer

September 27, 2017

The ceremonial groundbreaking of the Hugh K. Schilling Math and Science Center took place Sept. 25.