The Rubicon

Art creation offers a de-stress during quarantine

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

May 16, 2020

Celeste Parke-Reimer and Addie Morisette find themselves using the absence of schedule to spend more time focused on creativity.

Priede finds escapism and connection through her art

Priede has been around art and artists for her whole life and she feels this is where the passion for her art comes from.

Charlie Johnson, The Rubicon

May 12, 2020

For sophomore Lulu Priede, the best way to supplement her entertainment with all this free time is to paint.

[PHOTO STORY] How are students spending time at home?


May 11, 2020

Students were invited to submit photos of a daily activity they enjoy.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Stay at home order essentials

Here's what the print staff needs to get through this long period of social distancing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Rubicon Staff

April 30, 2020

Here's what the print staff needs to get through this long period of social distancing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Club spreads positivity with cards to staff

One of the brightly colored cards handed to the staff.

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

April 30, 2020

Community Action and Service appreciates the members of the community by sending letters of appreciation.

A myriad of mediums demonstrate artistic talent in the Drake Gallery

A photo of sophomore Gray Whitaker-Casteneda playing the guitar. The photographer experimented with black, white, and red colors.

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline

February 11, 2020

Semester I artwork is displayed in the Drake Gallery.

[Q&A] Morrisette paints her future

Morrissette talks about here love for art- a way to find and show herself

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

January 14, 2020

Photography, graphic design, and painting are all things Junior Addie Morriessette loves. She decided to pursue photography and painting by taking classes in Ireland over the summer of her Sophomore year.

Students bring poetry up close and personal

Junior Addie Morrisette pictured with her friendship-focused poetry project. The poems are copied in her friends' handwriting.

Sharee Roman, The Rubicon

December 15, 2019

Final projects from the Poetry of Connection and Community elective can be seen all over the school.

Alumni/ae show explores how graduates create art

The row of paintings by Ruth Schilling Hardwood '69 Depict Simple Paintings and Drawings showing the beauty in life.

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

September 23, 2019

The annual show features alumni/ae artwork from graduates spanning 1964-2014.

[PODCAST] Grant Mortenson starts art exploration in sculpture

Grant Mortenson enjoys sculpture classes at SPA and would like to try photography next.

Zekiah Juliusson, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

9th grader Grant Mortenson didn't have art classes offered at his previous school, but has discovered a love for it here.

In first year, Duvra adds her own touch into the art curriculum

Upper School Art Teacher Mara Duvra shows a student a brushstroke.

Evelyn Lillemoe, The Rubicon Editor

May 9, 2019

As for the changes Duvra has made so far, they may seem small but they have a big impact. Her first change was simply in the area the classes take place: “I made a lot of changes to the studio before I made any changes to the curriculum. I wanted to aerate the space open it up make it feel much more light," she said.