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The Rubicon

Week one of the German exchange: komplett

Week one of the German exchange: komplett

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

October 2, 2019

The German exchange students have spent the first week visiting classes, and will spend more time exploring Minnesota next week.

Don’t lock students out of the process

Don’t lock students out of the process

Will Schavee, RubicOnline

September 25, 2019

Changes, like the locked exterior doors, need to start with a clear explanation of what’s being integrated into the day before it happens.

[SPA THINKS] What makes you nervous about school?

[SPA THINKS] What makes you nervous about school?

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon

September 13, 2019

No longer on the flexible schedule of summer, homework and time management move into student mindset.

Later start times would be a dream come true

Later start times would be a dream come true

Lara Cayci, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

Late starts caused by snow days reveals beneficial sleep time.

If rooftop garden isn’t feasible, other green options are

If rooftop garden isn’t feasible, other green options are

Sharee Roman, The Rubicon Staff

September 28, 2018

The Schilling Center has a beautiful roof space that is currently unused. A garden on top would be an improvement.

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

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

Two Sides, One Issue: Caffeine helps students achieve success

Two Sides, One Issue: Caffeine helps students achieve success

Melissa Nie, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

Caffeine is beneficial to its users when taken in moderate amounts.

THE VENT: English curriculum should incorporate more essay alternatives

THE VENT: English curriculum should incorporate more essay alternatives

Spencer Allen, Columnist

February 23, 2017

Incorporating more alternatives such as book reviews, multigenre projects, and creative writing in the English curriculum will deepen the understanding of literature.

End of the quarter provides an opportunity to shift time management

End of the quarter provides an opportunity to shift time management

Jasper Green, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

Students should strive to utilize free periods so that more time is created for academic activities.

10 things your teachers never tell you

10 things your teachers never tell you

Boraan Abdulkarim, Chief Visual Editor

February 14, 2015

Upper School teachers share a few "school hacks."

Finish this sentence: Sharing grades with peers…creates stress and strains academic improvement

Finish this sentence: Sharing grades with peers…creates stress and strains academic improvement

Mari Knudson, In-Depth Editor

December 10, 2014

Picture this: instead of students’ grades in class being private, each student was ranked on a list in the classroom in order of highest to lowest grade. Most students would be appalled if this system was enforced at St. Paul Academy and Summit School. Why then, if this is so frightening, are SPA students...