• 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 arrived Sept. 14 and depart Sept. 25.
  • Senior speeches on 10/1: Henry Vlietstra, Jack Guinan, Ryan Strobel, and Quinn Appert

The Rubicon

Danish student Christian McGlynn adapts to SPA education

Danish student Christian McGlynn adapts to SPA education

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline

September 20, 2019

McGlynn recounts the differences between the SPA and Danish educational experience.

[FILTERED] Which decade would you live in?

[FILTERED] Which decade would you live in?

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon

September 13, 2019

Students used snapchat filters to answer "if you could live in any decade, which would it be?"

Senior speeches begin today: here’s the first speaker’s story

Senior speeches begin today: here’s the first speaker’s story

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline

September 13, 2019

Senior Sydney Therien explains her senior speech writing process.

[GOOD FOR YOU] Is dessert hummus dessert-worthy?

[GOOD FOR YOU] Is dessert hummus dessert-worthy?

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

September 11, 2019

Dessert hummus is something you are now bound to see at a local grocery store. Is it actually worth the buy?

State Fair students talk wins (and lines)

State Fair students talk wins (and lines)

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

September 8, 2019

The Minnesota State Fair may be over, but the memories are still as fresh as Sweet Martha's Cookies.

Heckman looks forward, even as he says goodbye

Heckman looks forward, even as he says goodbye

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline Editor

June 1, 2019

Heckman will leave for a job at a boarding school in Connecticut at the end of the school year.

Teacher tips for math and science exams

Teacher tips for math and science exams

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

May 28, 2019

Review Days begin today; math and science teachers recommend the best ways to study for the upcoming exams.

What’s in that backpack?

What’s in that backpack?

Mason Brooks, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Backpacks litter the halls and lockers go unused. Students carry upwards of 20 pounds on their backs from class to class.

Annual Peru Trip builds language skills and expands world view for students

Annual Peru Trip builds language skills and expands world view for students

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline Editor

May 21, 2019

Annual Peru trip allows students to build language skills and see the world and new cultures.

Students prepare for research in Costa Rica

Students prepare for research in Costa Rica

Clara Garner, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Once a month the group of students going on the Biology trip to Costa Rica meetup to prepare the trip.

Students pioneer new (or revitalize old) clubs

Students pioneer new (or revitalize old) clubs

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

May 16, 2019

While many clubs have existed in the SPA community for years, some students seek to pioneer new clubs or revive forgotten ones.