• Middle and Upper School Jazz concert on April 29 in Huss

  • US Spring Concert on April 28 in Huss

  • US Service Assembly will be held on Monday, April 23 during X-Period

The Rubicon

Peer Helpers prep community for semester exams

Peer Helpers prep community for semester exams

Martha Sanchez, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under News

With exam season approaching fast, Peer Helpers aims to lower stress levels.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Students share tips for stressful relaxing exam season

PHOTO GALLERY: Students share tips for <strike>stressful</strike> <i>relaxing</i> exam season

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

December 7, 2017


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

As semester exams approach, students reflect on what forms of self-care keep them from getting too stressed.

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DIY candles light up exams or holiday season

DIY candles light up exams or holiday season

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

DIY scented candles are relaxing additions to any exam routine, or make thoughtful holiday gifts.

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Food is fuel: eat right to power the brain

Food is fuel: eat right to power the brain

Liv Larsen, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Feature

Eating a nutritious diet improves physical health, but certain foods also provide benefits to the brain.

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Study, sleep, or watch anime: students prepare for exams in different ways

Study, sleep, or watch anime: students prepare for exams in different ways

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Feature

Students buckle down as finals approach, but not always to study. Many students stick to unique rituals that they believe will help them succeed on exams.

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Recognize each other: say “hello,” reduce stress

Recognize each other: say “hello,” reduce stress

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Saying "hello" to peers and recognizing one and other can spread happiness and reduce stress.

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New semester exam schedule will reduce stress, allow for better planning

New semester exam schedule will reduce stress, allow for better planning

Lauren Boettcher, Social Media Manager

October 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The new SPA exam schedule will allow students to know very far in advance when their exams are, reducing stress and providing time for planning ahead.

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Music helps retain learning, but only with the right study playlist

Music helps retain learning, but only with the right study playlist

Iya Abdulkarim, Feature Editor

May 28, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

When a student puts on their headphones or earbuds in while studying, they tend to do one of the following: they sit down and plow through their work, or they sit and stare at it as they mouth the lyrics to the song they’re listening to.

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Check out an “A+” playlist for exams

Laura Slade, Director of Social Media

May 30, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Hey Spartans! Still have some studying to do this weekend? Needless to say, exams are stressful for everyone. Some people deal with their stress by taking short breaks or meditating, and some people listen to music. Below is a collection of student recommended songs to make study sessions more relaxing. “Valentine”...

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