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Study hall moves into the upper library

Study hall moves into the upper library

Laura Slade, A&E Editor

September 12, 2013

Changes are being made for students in the upper library. For the 2013-14 school year the administration decided to move study hall out of the lecture room and into the upper library. “There were a couple things that made us decide,” Upper School Dean of Students Judy Cummins said. “We were th...

Denim, eighties, and Toms shoes infiltrate fall fashion trends on campus

Denim, eighties, and Toms shoes infiltrate fall fashion trends on campus

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

September 10, 2013

Fall means beautiful colored leaves, fresh apple cider, and, of course, the start of a new fashion season. The overarching theme? Throwback. “I’m seeing a lot of eighties,” freshman Shelby Tietel said. This fall’s trends include beaded tops and, statement sweaters, over the knee boots, fringe p...

Gallery: Girls Swimming and Diving prepare intensely for meets

Gallery: Girls Swimming and Diving prepare intensely for meets

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor

September 9, 2013

Practicing up to 15 hours a week, the Girls Swimming and Diving team definitely puts in the work. And yet, other students rarely come out to see the team compete. “People are usually like, ‘We have a swim team?’” senior captain Anna Matenaer said. The team is joined with Highland Park Senior ...

Three new faculty members share personal trivia

Three new faculty members share personal trivia

Eva Perez-Greene, InDepth Editor

September 6, 2013

Upper School English teacher Phillip de Sa e Silva, Upper School history teacher Amy Weisgram, and Upper School biology teacher Ned Heckman share fun facts about themselves. This article has been revised to reflect the following update: Amy Weisgram's name has been corrected.

Welcome back to school!

Welcome back to school!

The Rubicon Staff

August 27, 2013

The new school year kicked off with freshman orientation on Aug. 26 and the first day of Upper and Middle School classes on Aug. 27.