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Exploring the scientific benefits of gratitude with apps

Exploring the scientific benefits of gratitude with apps

Andrew Johnson, Staff Trainer

December 27, 2018

Being actively aware of how grateful you are for the things and those that are meaningful to you is essential to maximizing happiness.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Boys Basketball defeats Concordia Academy

Senior Andrew Johnson passes the ball to Junior Alex Herrmann.

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

December 16, 2018

The boys varsity basketball team beat Concordia Academy 58-40 at home on Friday. It was a non-conference game. Their next game is Friday the 21st at 7 p.m. at New Hope Academy.

Boys basketball loses to Como Park at home

Sophomore Adam Holod secures his possession of the ball.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Interactive Storytelling Team Lead

December 6, 2018

Boys basketball lost their second game and home opener against Como Park on Dec. 4.

Early Decision college application process offers unique upside amid concerns

Senior Janie Brunell reflects on her decision to apply Early Decision to Villanova University.  “I have always been visiting Villanova, and I really liked it, but I didn’t know what other colleges had to offer. So, I think in the summer was the time when I decided to go the ED route,” Brunell said.

Andrew Johnson, Staff Trainer

November 23, 2018

Senior Janie Brunell offers unique insight on the challenges and benefits of committing to a specific college.

Lincoln International loses to Spartans

Senior Nik Elsasser powers down the court unchallenged by defenders.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

The Feb. 27 game ended in a Spartan win 70-17.

Boys basketball wins against Blake in a close game

Grunau drives on a fast break.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

The boys varsity basketball team played against Blake on Jan. 30 and managed to grasp victory in the final moments.

PHOTO GALLERY: Boys basketball falls to St. Croix Prep in section quarterfinals

Senior Tommy Dicke dribbles around a defender at the Mar. 9 section quarterfinals game vs. St. Croix Prep.

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

March 9, 2017

The Spartans Boys Basketball team played St. Croix Prep in the section quarterfinals. They lost 65-44.

Upperclassmen athletes mentor young, budding students

Senior Liz Shaheen mentored freshman Emma Sampson throughout the soccer season

Michael Forsgren, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

Senior athletes take it upon themselves to foster growth in lowerclassmen teammates.

Freshman Physics 9 students compete in graph matching

Participants line up to begin around of the graph matching competition.

Garrett Small, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

Physics 9 students became competitors in the graph matching as the first semester of new curriculum comes to a close.