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(From left) Senior Evelyn Lillemoe, senior Aman Rahman, junior Ellie Murphy, and senior Gavin Kimmel sit in a minute of silence in honor of police brutality victim Daunte Wright.

Student protest organizers dissatisfied with admin response

Mimi Huelster, Staff Writer April 19, 2021
Students walked out of class today to honor Daunte Wright, support the Black Lives Matter movement, and voice dissapointment with administration.
A portrait of George Floyd held up in front of Government Center in Minneapolis, MN.

Chauvin Trial: What you need to know

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline April 18, 2021
At the end of closing arguments and the start of jury deliberations, here's the path up to the verdict.
Sharon Day is an Ojibwe leader, Native American activist, artist and writer from Minnesota.

Speaker Day brings together different perspectives on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Eleanor Chen and RubicOnline Staff April 16, 2021
In a typical year, Service Day would be filled with, well, service activities. However, given the special circumstances of this year, the Upper School Council and Community Action and Service Club presented Service Day a bit differently- rebranding Service Day into a virtual Speaker Day.

Swing batter batter, Spartans baseball is back

Will Schavee, RubicOnline April 14, 2021
After missing the season last spring, the Spartan Baseball Team opens the season with a doubleheader, taking one win on the day.

[ILLUSTRATED INTERVIEW] It’s all downhill: Gregory Forsberg’s spring break

Elle Chen, Production Manager April 11, 2021
Take a look into a day of junior Gregory Forsberg's spring break.
Head of School Bryn Roberts sits in his office. “What’s very different from today was that it was one size fits all,” he said about his high school experience.

Head of School Bryn Roberts announces retirement after 2021-2022 school year

Elle Chen, Production Manager April 5, 2021
In an email this afternoon, the SPA Board of Trustees announced that Head of School Bryn Roberts will be retiring at the end of the 2021-2022 school year.
If an internal voice is constantly sending messages of perfectionism, use spring break to step back and find a healthier inner voice.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Spring into a break from perfectionism

RubicOnline Staff March 22, 2021
Perfectionism plagues both the academic and social worlds. Take spring break as a chance to step back from the overwhelming need to be perfect in your life.
Two Excel trucks were called to the scene in front of the Davern entrance of the Randolph Campus to remove the tree and repair the line.

Power outage on Randolph Campus, students released for the day

Elizabeth Trevathan, Elle Chen, and Henry Burkhardt March 15, 2021
A tree knocked down a line on Davern. Uncertainty about when power could be reliably restored prompted the cancellation of afternoon classes.
The Spring Musical will be performed in a video format to adhere to all COVID-19 guidelines.

Spring musical auditions begin

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline March 11, 2021
This year the upper school spring musical will look a little different with an entirely virtual audition and performance.
This is Collins channeling Kamala Harris on Inaguration Day. Collin's 2 year old Standard Poodle, Otto, is sitting next to her.

Incoming US Principal Theresa Collins talks goals and inspirations

Elle Chen, RubicOnline March 11, 2021
Meet incoming US Principal Theresa Collins. Her past teaching experiencces show her vision for the school.
All Minnesotans are encouraged to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Minnesota vaccine rollout for students, teachers

Mimi Huelster March 11, 2021
On March 10, Minnesota’s Health Department announced that all Minnesotans, regardless of current eligibility, are encouraged to register with the COVID-19 Vaccine Connector.
Players on boys varsity basketball, hockey test positive for COVID-19

Players on boys varsity basketball, hockey test positive for COVID-19

Sports Shorts March 6, 2021
The Mar. 6 varsity hockey game was canceled; the teams will be in quarantine until Mar. 15.
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