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Sophomore Dylan Tan Stephenson spends summers in Turkey with his family.

What you might not know about me: Dylan Tan Stephenson

Noa Ní Aoláin Gross, The Rubicon June 3, 2021
Learn five things about sophomore Dylan Tan Stephenson.
The first finals week for both 9th and 10th graders this year is approaching. Changes to finals format like creative projects and shorter tests have been implemented by the administration to ease the stress of exams.

Underclassmen prepare for first final exams; capstone assessments

Tommy Verhey, RubicOnline May 27, 2021
Administration has decided to once again conduct capstone assessments for this year's final exams, hoping to reduce stress.
Eighth-grader Georgia Ross created a list of a few popular brands that use sweatshops in hopes of inspiring others to consume ethically and research before they purchase clothing.

Ross educates others on ethical consumption

Eliana Mann, RubicOnline May 25, 2021
Eighth-grader Georgia Ross discusses the importance of ethical consumption and fighting the exploitation of workers in a recent project.
Maya King is a reporter at Politico, a news site that focuses on politics and policy in the United States. Her work primarily concentrates on the intersection of race and politics.

Hurting journalists while they report is unacceptable. King explains why.

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline May 18, 2021
In an exclusive interview, Maya King of Politico talks about why being injured or arrested in the field is not a part of the job.
One of SimpliciTea's customized drink options, a coco milk refresher with boba.

[SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT] SimpliciTea offers endless options of bubble tea

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline May 11, 2021
SimpliciTea, located 0.8 miles from SPA, is a great place for students to get a refreshing tea after school
Rowa and Zani, two six-month old puppies from Sgt Pepper's Friends, are ready to be adopted.

Hick travels to Aruba for senior project volunteering in animal shelter

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline May 11, 2021
Hick’s love for animals impacted her senior project. “I have a large amount of love for animals which not only pushed me to choose a biology major, but also to volunteer with them” she said.
Sophomores Ruby and Mimi showing their campaign poster in the hallways.

Campaigning officers use social media to grab voters attention

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline May 10, 2021
Elections take place today after speeches, but a number of candidates have already been talking directly to voters through social media.
Devine has chickens, ducks, cats, and dogs in his backyard.

Devine knows that chickens (and more) make “egg”cellent pets

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline May 10, 2021
While feeding and looking over his pets, Devine gains responsibility and patience.
Just shy of one year ago, juniors Mac Brown and Leo Larson decided to try their hand at online media.

Larson and Brown kick off Class on Grass Media

Salah Abdulkarim, The Rubicon May 2, 2021
Just shy of one year ago, juniors Mac Brown and Leo Larson decided to try their hand at online media.

[WHAT’S ON MY DESK] Pandemic lifestyle can’t stop Christakos’s gaming beat

Will Schavee, RubicOnline April 29, 2021
From pandemic essentials to gaming necessities, Johnny Christakos's desk has got it all.
“Everywhere I went the stuffed animal went there too, my stuffed animal just made me feel calm and helped me fall asleep anywhere I went with it, especially in long car rides,

Stuffed with love

John Becker, The Rubicon April 29, 2021
Childhood companions come in many (plush) shapes and sizes.

Orion Kim finds balance the key to doing it all

Noa Ní Aoláin Gross, The Rubicon April 28, 2021
Soccer. Piano. Video Games. Friends. 9th grader Orion Kim makes the time.
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