• German exchange students arrive Sept. 22 and depart Oct. 7 and a special assembly will be held in The Huss Auditorium Sept. 23
  • Spanish exchange students arrive Sept. 14 and depart Sept. 25 and a special assembly will be held in The Huss Auditorium Sept. 16
  • This week's senior speeches: Alessandra Costalonga, Annika Findlay, Libby Cohen and Alex Herrmann

The Rubicon

[SPARTAN ON THE STREET] How do you prepare for games?

Salah Abdulkarim, The Rubicon

September 21, 2019

Spartan on the Street is a monthly video series where several people respond to a single question.

[BEHIND THE SCENES] Girls Volleyball’s culture fuels success

[BEHIND THE SCENES] Girls Volleyball’s culture fuels success

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

September 18, 2019

The culture of the Girls Varsity Volleyball team has helped them start off strong in their conference games.

Q&A with spartan of the month Kenzie Giese

Q&A with spartan of the month Kenzie Giese

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

March 12, 2019

On Mar. 8 senior Kenzie Giese was announced as Spartan of the Month and shares what her experience was like ending her season with SPU on top of her nomination.

Boys’ Varsity Basketball advances to section quarterfinal

Boys’ Varsity Basketball advances to section quarterfinal

Koji Gutzmann, RubicOnline Editor

March 8, 2019

The Spartans defeated the Washington Technology Magnet School 82-50 behind a strong performance from senior Ryan Moore.

Injuries won’t keep Parke-Reimer from CrossFit training

Injuries won’t keep Parke-Reimer from CrossFit training

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

February 26, 2019

Despite multiple injuries, Junior Celeste Parke-Reimer perseveres and continues to train in CrossFit.

Girls basketball takes win against Mounds Park

Girls basketball takes win against Mounds Park

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

February 12, 2019

The Girls Basketball team wins against Mounds Park Academy, 68-43.

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Nordic bonds through American classics

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Nordic bonds through American classics

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

February 4, 2019

You can count of SPA's Nordic team to know all of the words to songs from the 80's to the 00's!

United hockey takes down Mounds View at home

United hockey takes down Mounds View at home

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

December 22, 2018

On Dec. 6, the United Girls Hockey team took home their first home win of the season.

[SPORTS OPINION] Student athletics lacks proper emphasis on mental health

[SPORTS OPINION] Student athletics lacks proper emphasis on mental health

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

December 13, 2018

Mental health is going under the radar in the world of student sports, and it's resulting in serious issues.

New coaching staff for United creates a spark for something new

New coaching staff for United creates a spark for something new

Duncan Fleming, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

United Hockey team skates into a new season with a brand new coaching staff and the hope to break through to a State Championship title.

[OVERTIME] Never underestimate bench players

[OVERTIME] Never underestimate bench players

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

November 19, 2018

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

SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: The bridge between hip-hop and basketball

SPOTIFY PLAYLIST: The bridge between hip-hop and basketball

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

November 15, 2018

The Boys Basketball team is a place where the gap between sports and hip-hop is small. It will be very effective in hyping players up as the dark winter season approaches.