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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[PHOTO GALLERY] Remedy winter blues at Como Park Conservatory

[PHOTO GALLERY] Remedy  winter blues at Como Park Conservatory

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

January 30, 2019

It may be subzero outside, but at the Como Park Conservatory, anyone can experience a 100-degree difference with plants.

[SPA HISTORY] Summit School: the beginnings, impact

[SPA HISTORY] Summit School: the beginnings, impact

Ellie Nowakowski, The Rubicon TV Producer

January 28, 2019

The Summit School, the all girls-school that predates the creation of SPA, is a topic many students don't know.