The Rubicon

Two countries, many perspectives: a few words from the exchanges

Spanish Exchange student Carlota Casamayor laughs at her funny experiences in Minnesota.

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline

September 28, 2019

German and Spanish exchange visitors share their favorite memories from their time in Minnesota.

Students pioneer new (or revitalize old) clubs

The middle school GSA poses for a group photo. Dawson-Moore was a key player in creating the group.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

May 16, 2019

While many clubs have existed in the SPA community for years, some students seek to pioneer new clubs or revive forgotten ones.

A Cappella unites through music

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

March 23, 2019

For anyone looking to expand their experience in performing and singing specifically, A Cappella club is perfect.

Science Alliance offers socialization while pursuing independent projects

Seniors Lily Nestor and Gemma Yoo, and 9th grader Sophie Cullen discuss Science Olympiad plans.

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

January 19, 2019

Science Alliance provides a place for students to experiment with many different types of science. They hope to keep their first-place streak going this winter in Science Olympiad.

Business Club swells to SPA’s largest, lacks gender and grade diversity

Sophomores in Business Club gather around a laptop to view the leaderboard for the club's stock market simulation competition.

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

November 26, 2018

After experiencing rapid growth, the club's community is tight but narrow.

PLAY serves as outlet for everyday stress

PLAY members shoot baskets in the gym.

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon Editor

November 12, 2018

Since 2014, PLAY has provided a space for students to be active.

Intercultural Club diversifies assemblies with music choice

Sophomores Karla Garcia and Tana Ososki introduce the songs played at each Blue & Gold Assembly.

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 31, 2018

Every week, the music gurus of SPA's Intercultural Club choose songs to play at each assembly

[QUIZ] Which club should you join?

Dr. Heilig performs his famous 'bed of nails' demonstration at the Science Alliance booth.

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

September 7, 2018

With more than 35 options to choose from, picking a club for the 2018-19 school year may seem daunting. Take this quiz and find out which clubs might be a good fit for you!

STAFF EDITORIAL: Truth in advertising: prioritize student clubs

CUTTING CLUBS. The administration needs to protect club meeting times on Thursday X-periods so clubs can perform the meaningful role they are designed to for students, the school, and the community.

The Rubicon Staff

May 7, 2018

Student clubs met only once on Thursdays in April without other events scheduled. Clubs need to be prioritized.

Step-by-step workout sponsored by weightlifting club

Junior Adam Zukowski lifts in the weight room.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

November 30, 2017

Alternative workouts offer a way for students to get some exercise.

PAWS hosts bake sale in honor of national hug a bear day

Part of the proceeds from the PAWS bake sale will be going to World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

November 10, 2017

PAWS hosted a bake sale on Nov. 9-10 in honor of national hug a bear day.