• The US Winter One Acts will take place on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Huss.

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

The Rubicon

What we inherit: Heckman teaches epigenetic craze

What we inherit: Heckman teaches epigenetic craze

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

January 17, 2019


Filed under FEATURE

Anyone who has seen Upper School science teacher Ned Heckman teach knows that his enthusiasm for incredible scientific breakthroughs is boundless. He entertains his classes with humor, dramatized actions and wacky analogies. The same is true for epigenetics, a hot topic in the genetics world, according to Heckman. Heckman, who teaches Geneti...

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.

Sophomores: your time is running out. SoCLC supports volunteers.

Sophomores: your time is running out. SoCLC supports volunteers.

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

Volunteer hours are due in just a few weeks, and with a goal of 3,000 hours, there isn't a minute to lose.

[WHAT’S ON MY DESK?] Heckman shares fun mementos

[WHAT’S ON MY DESK?] Heckman shares fun mementos

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

From scorpion key chains to Beyoncé Jesus mugs, take an inside look at US Science teacher Ned Heckman's desk.

Spartan Ultimate at the Hopkins Hustle tournament

Ellie Nowakowski

May 21, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized, VIDEOS

The boys and girls varsity ultimate frisbee teams competed at the Hopkins Hustle tournament on Sat. the 12th and Sun. the 13th. 

Science Alliance grows membership through a love of STEM

Science Alliance grows membership through a love of STEM

Jenny Ries, Staff Writer

January 1, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

Science Alliance preps for their spring competitions during Thursday clubs time.

Sophomores celebrate service hours with ice cream

Sophomores celebrate service hours with ice cream

NEWS IN BRIEF

May 22, 2017


Filed under NEWS

To reward the completion of their required service hours, sophomores got ice cream outside school today from an ice cream truck.

Teachers use humor in classroom to improve experience

Teachers use humor in classroom to improve experience

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2016


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

By creating an environment that is analytical, memorable, and relatable, the many humorous teachers at St. Paul Academy and Summit School provide their students with a more thorough understanding of content, love of learning, and feeling of belonging.

Heckman and Schmidt teach new science electives

Heckman and Schmidt teach new science electives

Stephanie Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2016


Filed under NEWS, RECENT STORIES, TOP STORIES

The new science electives include: Advanced Topics in Biology: Genetics and Advanced Topics in Chemistry: Organic Chemistry.

Mix It Up Day allows students to stretch social boundaries

Mix It Up Day allows students to stretch social boundaries

Eva Perez Greene, Editor In Chief

October 21, 2014


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The four class leadership councils mixed it up themselves in a large, Oct. 14 meeting geared towards planning and streamlining the ever popular, ever infamous Mix It Up Day. The event, which falls on Oct. 28 during the two lunch periods, encourages students to sit with people they do not know through...