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February’s senior speeches emphasize the value of overcoming adversity

Seniors Jon Riley, Lukas Kelsey-Friedmann, Michael O'Shea, and Maggie Vliestra delivered their speeches on Feb. 19.
March 10, 2016
Senior Speech topics reflected on challenging moments and called for a solution.

Ristau values experience in Advanced Science Research for future studies in college

Senior Claire Ristau presented on her research in the effects of omega-3 fatty acid on brain function in American cockroaches.
December 14, 2015
Along with other Advanced Science Research students, Ristau presented her research on Dec. 8 in the Lower Library.

Community Service Spotlight: Ristau combines service and love for animals

Community Service Spotlight: Ristau combines service and love for animals
November 24, 2015
Claire Ristau helps get dogs adopted with the Animal Humane Society.

In first girls soccer Homecoming Game, GVS gets draw against Hill-Murray

Sophomore Hayley Hoffmann makes a run down the sideline in the middle of the first half.
October 6, 2015
When the girls soccer team walked out for warm-ups before the Homecoming game, the crowd cheered.

Gym doors locked due to security concerns

The main gym doors from lily courtyard closed and locked Oct. 13. The doors will remain locked until 3 pm when they open for the convenience of after school sports. “We want people to access the school in places where we have safety and security officers or other school employees available to watch,” US Principal Chris Hughes said.
December 3, 2014

Pathways in and out of school have changed a great deal this fall. One of the more recent and noticeable changes is that the typical student entrance by the gym door is locked. Though this change has caused...

Debut album Louder showcases Lea Michele’s strength

Lea Michele’s debut album Louder was released on Mar. 4 byColumbia Records.  “She has an amazing voice,” sophomore Claire Ristau said.  “It’s inspirational.”
March 25, 2014

Starting as a Broadway star and then moving onto television, Lea Michele is hoping her new album, Louder, catapults her to pop star status. At the age of nine, Lea played the part of young Cosette in Les...

Gallery: Students attend We Day Minnesota to see Jonas Brothers, Spencer West, and more

Sophomores Emily Olson and Vanessa Miller pose for a picture at We Day Minnesota.
October 12, 2013

Several Upper School students went to We Day Minnesota, which was held on Oct. 8. To read and see more from The Rubicon about We Day, click here. Also check out We Day Minnesota's website here.

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