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Departing teachers reflect on time at SPA

Departing teachers reflect on time at SPA

Maddy Fisher, RubicOnline

May 29, 2020

As the year draws to a close, seven members of the Upper School staff plan their departure.

Teachers design their dream senior projects

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

February 4, 2019

With senior projects in the near future, teachers comment on where they would spend a month interning if they were seniors.

Boys hockey honors teachers with games and a win

The Boys Varsity Hockey team hosted a teacher/staff appreciation game against Minnehaha Academy on Jan. 22 in Drake Arena.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

January 23, 2019

For teacher/staff appreciation day within the boys hockey program, teachers participated in a raffle and puck shooting contest.

Golden age of group exercise boosts faculty and student fitness

Golden age of group exercise boosts faculty and student fitness

Sam Hanson, RubicOnline Editor

January 18, 2019

Junior Audrey Egly and US Physical Education teacher Cari Jo Anderson give insight into the group exercise trend.

[WHAT’S ON MY DESK?] Anderson’s space focuses on students

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Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

January 15, 2019

US Physical Education teacher Cari Jo Anderson posts photos and cards from her students at her desk.

Weightlifting Club welcomes female-identifying lifters

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

October 2, 2018

Weightlifting club wants more female-identifying students to feel comfortable in the weight room.

QUIZ: Baby match-up, teacher edition

QUIZ: Baby match-up, teacher edition

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

April 25, 2018

Do you think your know your teacher's children? Take this quiz to find out.

Substitutes assume roles for maternity leave counterparts

Sarah Muncy will replace Swichtenberg in the science department.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

November 14, 2017

As teachers leave for maternity leave, new teachers assume their roles.

Enjoy the beautiful weather; exercise outside

Outdoor paths near the Mississippi River are great places to exercise and enjoy spring weather.

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

May 3, 2017

US Fitness for Life Teacher Cari Jo Anderson speaks about the importance of exercise outside.

Take advantage of the weather, get outside and exercise

Anderson stands at the starting line of the SPA 5k run/ walk last year.

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

April 17, 2017

Spring is upon us and the time to get outside and exercise is here with it. Upper School Fitness for Life teacher Cari Jo Anderson gives some tips on how to get outside and enjoy the weather.

Teachers share same name, but different experiences

History of names. Both US English teacher Emily Anderson, and US Physical Education teacher Cari Jo Anderson have interesting stories surrounding the similarity of their names. “[Anderson as a last name is] kind of nice because people know how to pronounce it easily but the common question is is it -son or -sen. I don’t know, it kind of takes away the feeling of individuality but people usually call me by my first name outside of school,” Anderson said.

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

February 8, 2017

Teachers with the same name create connections and contrast their experiences.

5K Fun Run/Walk emphasizes importance of an active lifestyle

Upper School PE teacher Cari Jo Anderson holds up the required waiver to participate in the 5K.

Emily Thissen, News Editor

April 18, 2016

SPA will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on May 14 at 9 am. Waivers are available outside Ms. Anderson's office in the athletic hallway.