The Rubicon

New USC representative Hartfeldt on environmentalism, sustainability, and leadership

Not enough people had ran for USC the year before, so Hartfeldt decided to run this year. “I thought that I would be a good person to represent the student body because I'm fairly outgoing and assertive... I like to take control and make sure everything is running smoothly” she said.

Julia Baron, The Rubicon

December 4, 2019

The mid-fall elections gave the sophomore class a new student body representative: Maura Hartfeldt.

ISACS committee visit begins Nov. 10

Dr. Cindy Richter works to compile the self-study report that will be presented to the Independent Schools Association of the Central States team on Nov. 10. Dr. Richter describes her role as “shepherding the process.”
The last time an ISACS team visited SPA was in 2012.

Colin Will, Staff Writer

November 9, 2019

A team from the Independent Schools Association of the Central States will visit SPA Nov. 10-13  to assess the school and to provide feedback on how it can improve.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] What should student protest look like?

A new policy, with student input, must be developed to balance the administration’s respect for student demonstration and its concern over disruptions to the school day.

RubicOnline Staff

October 8, 2019

A new protest policy must be developed with student input.

Thompson opens, portables leave

The small vehicle removing the portables slipped in the mud, so workers weighed it down with bricks.

Charlie Keillor, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

The portable classrooms were driven away May 16.

Students need more communication from administration

With students no longer wanting to use their lockers due to their inconvenient location, they simply dump them in front of others' lockers making it harder for all to access their belongings.

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus EIC

November 23, 2018

Many students feel frustrated with the administration's lack of communication regarding recent changes.

Administration calls for inclusion of all political views, warns against hate speech

Administration calls for inclusion of all political views, warns against hate speech

Diane Huang, Director of RubicOnline

November 28, 2016

Principal Chris Hughes addressed the entire upper school in a morning assembly on Nov. 22.

Administration takes a safe, caring stand against Nerf Wars

The administration took a stance of caring when encouraging families for discourage participation in the non-school sanctioned NERF War tournament.

Javier Whitaker-Castaneda, Managing Editor

February 7, 2016

In light of current events, the administration is right to protect the student body.