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[SPA HISTORY] For three decades, SPA rental houses felt like home

[SPA HISTORY] For three decades, SPA rental houses felt like home

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

March 13, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

In the second installment of the SPA History series, community members reflect on the role that SPA's owned houses have had for the school.

Boys’ Varsity Basketball advances to section quarterfinal

Boys’ Varsity Basketball advances to section quarterfinal

Koji Gutzmann, RubicOnline Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, WINTER SPORTS

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

SPA takes home a multitude of awards at TCRSF, advances to state

SPA takes home a multitude of awards at TCRSF, advances to state

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The Twin Cities Regional Science Fair took place this weekend, qualifying all SPA students to present at state.

Fencing posts solid results at state, boys take home 1st overall

Fencing posts solid results at state, boys take home 1st overall

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The SPA fencing team placed 1st overall for boys' team in the state while the girls' team placed 3rd.

[ARTIST PROFILE] Atmore flirts with fire

[ARTIST PROFILE] Atmore flirts with fire

Jasper Green and Mimi Geller

February 26, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Senior Ben Atmore, an avid blacksmither, takes classes twice a week on the art of manipulating metal.

Boys hockey celebrates senior night against Academy of Holy Angels

Boys hockey celebrates senior night against Academy of Holy Angels

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

February 18, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, WINTER SPORTS

Class of 2019 boys hockey players celebrated senior night during the Feb. 16 game against Academy of Holy Angels.

Robotics posts solid results at state, fails to make worlds

Robotics posts solid results at state, fails to make worlds

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

On Feb 9, the SPA robotics team competed in the state competition, winning awards and having great success, but ultimately failing to make worlds.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Blackface will always be an act of racism

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Blackface will always be an act of racism

RubicOnline Staff

February 9, 2019


Filed under EDITORIAL, OPINION, TOP STORIES

After numerous blackface cases, we must condemn and call attention to racist behavior.

Presence of therapy dog brings excitement to campus

Presence of therapy dog brings excitement to campus

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

Finn, an Australian Labradoodle working through certified therapy dog training, visited for Wellness Day on Feb. 6.

Online strangers become Bergner’s virtual friends

Online strangers become Bergner’s virtual friends

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

Some people might see having friends you’ve never met, or even seen, as strange and unnatural. However, Bergner finds this aspect of online friendship to be rather comforting.

Polar vortex changes the course of Alpine ski race

Polar vortex changes the course of Alpine ski race

Ellie Nowakowski, Executive Producer Rubicon TV

February 3, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, WINTER SPORTS

Alpine team faces icy slopes and lack of practice following dangerously cold temperatures.