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Class of 2020 gradates on lawn, in Huss

Head of School Bryn Robert's opens the 2020 Commencement, held June 20 at 1 p.m. on the Randolph Campus.

RubicOnline Staff

June 20, 2020

The virtual plan was replaced with an outdoor one when COVID-19 restrictions loosened, but the rain sent the Class of 2020 inside mid-ceremony.

College Board sued over digital AP exam glitches

Currently, students who were unable to submit their AP exam answers have been told to re-take the test in June.

Lara Cayci, Aureus Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2020

College Board is currently receiving heavy backlash from their technological problems during their annual AP exams.

Delgado announces senior celebrations

Delgado announces senior celebrations

News in Brief

May 26, 2020

Senior events will run June 1-20 and follow the current department of health regulations.

Students and faculty go mad for May Madness

Every activity is worth a different number of points, depending on its complexity. Photos serve as verification that the challenge was completed.

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline

May 25, 2020

As a tribute to school spirit, students participated in May Madness this past month sending in photos of themselves performing fun activities to keep their class in the lead and possibly win a hilarious reward.

COVID-19 mutations strengthen the threat but help respond to the virus

CDC researcher tracks the mutations of the virus in hopes of finding treatment.

Charlie Johnson, The Rubicon

May 22, 2020

As the Covid-19 virus circulates through the world, many are left wondering when this will all be over and people can return to their normal lives. Covid-19 is still very new and the long term effects of the virus are still unknown, this has become a point of uncertainty for millions across the globe....

Correctional facilities struggle to keep inmates safe from COVID-19

Moose Lake Correctional Facility yard in Northern Minnesota.

Julia Baron

May 21, 2020

As the spread of COVID-19 has permeated virtually every aspect of life, there is one place where it seems, without mitigation, the influx of the virus is inevitable: prisons. Housed in close quarters, and exposed to others, not only in cells, but also in showers and cafeterias, and through the use of...

Little Free Libraries converted to food banks during pandemic

A Little Free Library is stocked full of necessities for those who need them.

Catherine Hooley, RubicOnline

May 17, 2020

Little Free Libraries around the Twin Cities are being turned into food banks for people who need supplies during the pandemic.

Graduation plan released by administration

The graduating class of 2015 sits on the lawn for a traditional SPA graduation.

Thomas Reinhart, RubicOnline

May 15, 2020

Commencement had to be imagined, then reimagined as state orders announce new limitations. Head of School Bryn Roberts shared a plan May 14.

Few local businesses in the Twin Cities are surviving the pandemic

The Wine Thief Shop

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline

May 15, 2020

Because so many businesses are struggling it is super important for anyone who is planning on getting take out or buying other things, to try their best to buy from local shops.

Minnesota businesses slowly reopening

Junior Gabrielle Thompon's family owns St. Paul business The Wine Thief and Ale Jail. They have had to change some parts of how their business operates due to COVID-19.

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

May 15, 2020

Under Executive Order 20-48, signed by Gov. Tim Walz on Apr. 30, workers in non-customer facing office and industrial settings are now allowed to go back to work, and customer facing businesses are continued to be allowed to do curbside pick-up, delivery, and walk-in for essential stores. Students have ...

Junior class distanced lunch meeting cancelled due to absences

Jonas Bray, RubicOnline

May 14, 2020

On May 11, there was a scheduled time for the junior class to meet and have lunch together, but it was canceled due to a lack of interest from the students.