• 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

A day in the life: Donovan makes time for skiing

A day in the life: Donovan makes time for skiing

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, WINTER SPORTS

An avid skier since age three, senior Bailey Donovan’s schedule during the ski season is a busy one.

Are SPA planners really worth it?

Are SPA planners really worth it?

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

December 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION

With the availability of assignments on Veracross or other electronic planning tools, do students need printed planners anymore?

Mini-Ed: All-class days generate stress for both students and faculty

Mini-Ed: All-class days generate stress for both students and faculty

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION

When activities call for a change in the day, let's find ways to keep the block schedule intact.

Borovsky works magic to create schedules

Borovsky works magic to create schedules

Tommy Stolpestad, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

MS math teacher Jenny Borovsky explains the process of scheduling students and teachers in the middle and upper school.

For the first time, school closes for Yom Kippur

For the first time, school closes for Yom Kippur

Webster Lehmann, RubicOnline Videographer

October 12, 2016


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

School closed on Oct. 12 for the holiest day of the year in the Jewish tradition.

Schedule with shorter periods strengthens study and social patterns

Schedule with shorter periods strengthens study and social patterns

Andrew Johnson, Staff Writer

March 27, 2016


Filed under OPINION, RECENT STORIES

Students that use the eight period schedule are on a faster track to reaching their academic potential.

Staff Editorial: No shame in asking for help

Staff Editorial: No shame in asking for help

Staff Editorial

October 23, 2013


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION

With one class left in the day, some students get a start on homework in advisories or in the hall. Some do puzzles, listen to music, or talk to their friends. Others meet to work on a group project, and still others meet with teachers. Tutorial offers a time for students to do what they need to, whether...

Students adjust to new schedule

Students adjust to new schedule

Lucy Li, Online Editor in Chief and Print Managing Editor

September 27, 2013


Filed under FEATURE

What’s first today? Period three or period six? These are some common questions heard in SPA hallways this year. Students and faculty had to adjust not only to coming back from summer vacation, but also to a new rotating block schedule. Reactions varied as the Upper School managed to adapt. Here is...

A year of change requires trust

A year of change requires trust

Nina Zietlow, News Editor

September 26, 2013


Filed under OPINION

The new schedule added stress to the beginning of the school year. The rotating block schedule and lack of bells have been difficult to figure out, but beyond the initial confusion, the longer classes and daily tutorial periods have paved the way for less homework and more effective learning. Having...