• Midterm Exams Dec. 19: Per 7 (9-10:30 a.m.) and 8 (1-2:30 p.m.)
  • Midterm Exams Dec. 18: Per 3 (9-10:30 a.m.) and 4 (1-2:30 p.m.)
  • Midterm Exams Dec. 17: Per 5 (9-10:30 a.m.) and 6 (1-2:30 p.m.)

The Rubicon

SPARKS and Trojans may lose swim team after current season

SPARKS and Trojans may lose swim team after current season

Rylan Hefner, Interactive Storytelling Team

December 22, 2018

At the end of the boys swim season, the co-op between SPA and Highland Park is set to end. However, some swimmers are still fighting to keep the team together.

[PHOTO GALLERY] SPARKS defeat biggest rival

[PHOTO GALLERY] SPARKS defeat biggest rival

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 23, 2018

The SPARKS Girls Swim and Dive team beat Central 104-82 at their meet on Oct. 16 at Humboldt High School.

Girls Swim Team uses Disney throwbacks to celebrate

Girls Swim Team uses Disney throwbacks to celebrate

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

October 19, 2018

SPARKS Swim and Dive listen to a lot of throwback pop and Disney songs to celebrate a long meet.

MY GEEK FACTOR: Jasmine White builds stamina (and future dreams) in the pool

MY GEEK FACTOR: Jasmine White builds stamina (and future dreams) in the pool

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

October 9, 2017

Nothing excites 9th grader Jasmine White more than time in the pool. The competitive swimmer talks about how she balances school, swimming, and life.

SPARKS Swim and Dive plunges into competition season

SPARKS Swim and Dive plunges into competition season

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

September 28, 2017

SPARKS Swim and Dive hopes to qualify for section meets during the season.

Sparks Swimming and Diving team bonds on land and in the water

Sparks Swimming and Diving team bonds on land and in the water

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor

October 1, 2013

The floor around the pool is soaked, and the benches around the edges of the room are packed with backpacks, swimming bags, and water bottles. Almost no one speaks, but it’s far from quiet. The noises of swimming are everywhere, with splashing and the soft slap of water against the pool walls. Somehow,...