• The senior speeches this week are Aidan McVea, Zeke Lam, Phillip Bragg, and Claire Hallaway

  • The USC blood drive will be taking place this Tuesday, Feb 12, from 7am-3:30pm

The Rubicon

[OVERTIME] Never underestimate bench players

[OVERTIME] Never underestimate bench players

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

As athletes, we need to do a better job making sure every player on a team knows their worth.

Opinion Board up and running, but students can not forget the requirements

Opinion Board up and running, but students can not forget the requirements

Tana Ososki, Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Now that the opinion board is up and running the student body needs a reminder of how to use it respectfully. First off what is the opinion board? The board that is run by the Upper School Council. It’s intent is for students to use it and write down there opinions about concerns or ideas that t...

Stop worrying about college; start doing things you love

Stop worrying about college; start doing things you love

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Take electives and extracurriculars that truly interest you and not just to add them to a college application.

People need to walk the walk and not just talk

People need to walk the walk and not just talk

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

January 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION

People must follow through with actions after their words. If not, nothing will ever get done and no real change can be made.

Mourning not the time for politics

Mourning not the time for politics

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager

October 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Gun violence is obviously a large problem in the U.S., but this is a time to find unity, process trauma and feel grief, not change policies.

Students shouldn’t let stereotypes affect their decision to attend clubs

Students shouldn’t let stereotypes affect their decision to attend clubs

Sharee Roman, Photographer

September 27, 2017


Filed under CARTOONS, OPINION, TOP STORIES

While affinity groups function as a safe space for a specific group of people, alliances are open to everybody.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Turn hopes into action with community service opportunity

STAFF EDITORIAL: Turn hopes into action with community service opportunity

RubicOnline, Editorial

September 20, 2017


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, TOP STORIES

With time and funding allocated, it's time for clubs and students to be creative as community service becomes part of the school schedule.

Sharee Roman, Photographer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

In 2017, according to Statistic Brain, 23% of all public and private schools had a uniform policy. Although uniforms may diminish economic and social barriers between students and increase a sense of belonging and school pride, schools should allow students to wear their choice of attire. Research h...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t forget that AP testing is a choice

STAFF EDITORIAL: Don’t forget that AP testing is a choice

The RubicOnline Staff

May 11, 2017


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

SPA students take more than the national average of APs, but that doesn't mean everyone should.

Narrative comments paramount for student improvement

Narrative comments paramount for student improvement

Clare Tipler, Online Production Manager

January 12, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Students receive narrative comments from each teacher following the first semester of each year, to go along with the report card.

White House’s Trans Directive shows promise, but state reactions do not

White House’s Trans Directive shows promise, but state reactions do not

Dianne Caravela, Staff Writer

June 1, 2016


Filed under OPINION

The White House's Transgender Directive, which protects the rights of transgender students in public schools, is an important step forward, but the unsubstantiated fears of those who oppose the bill shows that transphobia is still alive and well.

Cafeteria should take note from Widji to reduce food waste

Cafeteria should take note from Widji to reduce food waste

Jack Benson, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under OPINION, RECENT STORIES

SPA’s kitchen staff does their part in reducing waste, but students waste too much food.