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Zelda Harmoning sits in the lunch room while journaling about her day.

Journaling benefits mind and body

Salah Abdulkarim, The Rubicon March 9, 2020
Unlike in movies journaling isn’t always a notebook with the deepest of secrets of young children and their daily encounters. Rather, many people regardless of age love to journal to relieve stress, observe daily changes, or it is something they just enjoy.
Junior Rylan Hefner, last year's fan-favorite performed

[PHOTO GALLERY] Annual lip sync competition brings audience to their feet

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline September 27, 2019
The audience cheered and applauded, with several standing ovations, after lip sync performances.

The school sees double in Tuesday’s homecoming events

Tana Ososki and Lucia Granja September 25, 2019
Tuesday was dedicated to twinning with a friend or friends. Pairs wore matching outfits to compete in the ping pong tournament, or just because they could.
[ARTS BRIEF] Cast announced for fall play

[ARTS BRIEF] Cast announced for fall play

Arts Brief September 23, 2019
Seniors Ananya Narayan, Annika Findlay, and Tina Wilkens, and junior Gracie Tilney-Kaemmer will play "The Madwomen"
Fargo represents an exaggerated Minnesotan accent, but our way of speaking (even if imperfect) represents a significant part of our identity.

[PODCAST] “Yah, you bet” it’s time to listen for the “Minesooota” accent

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline Editor March 20, 2019
Fargo represents an exaggerated Minnesotan accent, but our way of speaking (even if imperfect) represents a significant part of our identity.
Senior Dorienne Hoven and her dad US English teacher Mathew Hoven pose during one of homecoming week's dress up days. “I get to hang out with teachers outside of school because of him... In a way, I have a closer relationship with all of the teachers and I know them on a different level,” Hoven said.

Home/school: faculty children and teachers balance dual roles

Ellie Nowakowski, Illustrator/Infographics February 27, 2018
The children of SPA teachers reflect on what it's like having a parent work at school.
DANCE LINE. With student leaders, the teammates hope that the closeness developed last year will get stronger: “I really want it to be an open environment,” captain Ellie Hoppe said.

Student leadership helps the dance team stay in step

Quinn Christensen, The Rubicon Editor November 30, 2017
Annika Findlay's key role as manager of the dance team helps produce success.
In the first year of co-op dancing with Minnehaha Academy, 9th grader Annika Findlay (front) sees the change as a positive: “I think we’ve made a lot of really good new friends just in the first couple of weeks. There aren’t very many of us, but we’re pretty close,” Findlay said.

Dance team grows with addition of Minnehaha Academy dancers

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor December 14, 2016
Pranks and go-round sharing help the dancers build bonds.
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