• The next senior speeches will take place on January 18, with speakers Preston Fares, Emily Schlinger, and Annie Kristal

  • The winter student art reception will take place this Friday, January 11, from 3-4:30 PM

  • The first part of senior retreat will take place on Friday, January 11, from 8:00-11:25 AM

The Rubicon

Class leadership councils offer unique skills

Class leadership councils offer unique skills

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

Class leadership councils begin after ninth grade and offer students the opportunity to foster grade community as well as gain memorable leadership experience.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Volleyball teams raises breast cancer awareness through Dig Pink

[PHOTO GALLERY] Volleyball teams raises breast cancer awareness through Dig Pink

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 10, 2018


Filed under FALL SPORTS, SPORTS

The Girls Varsity Volleyball team held their annual Dig Pink event this past Monday, in a way to spread Breast Cancer Awareness.

SPA Views: Students find favorite spaces

SPA Views: Students find favorite spaces

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

With new and innovative parts of the school to explore, students have found themselves sprawled out across it.

Community Service Spotlight: Litman opens up to new political opportunities

Community Service Spotlight: Litman opens up to new political opportunities

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

Through the act of volunteering, senior Mia Litman expands her knowledge of politics.

Students express gratitude towards teachers

Students express gratitude towards teachers

Liv Larsen, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

Teachers should always be appreciated, and National Teacher Day on May 8th gave students a reason to convey their thanks to their teachers. 9th graders Lara Cayci, Jackson Biggs, and junior Max Moen expressed their appreciation to their language teachers, while junior Mia Litman and 9th grader Jackson...

SPA Relationships, Part 1: Talking Twins

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

March 6, 2018


Filed under VIDEOS

In the class of 2019 at SPA there are four pairs of fraternal twins. This video details their experiences as twins, and how it has impacted their life.

Recovery essential to injured student athletes

Recovery essential to injured student athletes

Michael Forsgren, Social Media Manager

January 7, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

There are many injuries, big or small, in high school sports, but what is most important is recovery. Here are student athletes and how they recovered from serious injuries.

“Secret Spartan” brings junior class together before break

“Secret Spartan” brings junior class together before break

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under FEATURE

Juniors had the option to participate in a gift exchange before midterms, brightening up exam season and spreading cheer.

PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota is the happiest state

PHOTO GALLERY: Minnesota is the happiest state

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Minnesota was recently ranked as the happiest state in the nation. Students reflect on what personally makes them happy.

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.