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[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Soup-er summer: Thomas volunteers at a soup kitchen

Sophomore Judah Thomas has been volunteering at a soup kitchen since this summer

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

March 30, 2020

Sophomore Judah Thomas has been volunteering at a soup kitchen since this summer

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Mellin relives childhood at Gibbs Farm

 Sophomore Ruth Mellin pets a goat at Gibbs Farm in her period clothing.

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

March 12, 2020

For many summers, sophomore Ruth Mellin spent her time at camps at Gibbs Farm, a historic site where campers can learn about pioneer life. This summer, Mellin gave back to the farm by interning there. “Over the summer I helped with camps for elementary schoolers[...] for a few weeks,” she said, ...

[COMMUNITY SERVICE SPOTLIGHT] Ross trades free time for free trade

Sonia Ross in the Ten Thousand Villages shop, where she spends every Saturday.

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

December 7, 2019

Sophomore Sonia Ross has gotten very involved in free trade work at organization Ten Thousand Villages since this summer.

Community Service Spotlight: Lagos opens up to new opportunities

Sophomore Olivia Lagos and friends pose for a picture as they begin their day volunteering with My Very Own Bed.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

April 29, 2019

Sophomore Olivia Lagos completed her required service hours while working with My Very Own Bed.

Community Service Spotlight: Moen develops skills by counseling at Homegrown Lacrosse

Homegrown Lacrosse offers summer camps for young players to develop their lacrosse and sportsmanship skills.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

April 22, 2019

Sophomore Theo Moen recalls his summer as counselor at a Homegrown Lacrosse camp.

Community Service Spotlight: Rahman welcomes all to volunteer

Sophomores Lynn Reynolds, Annika Rock, Rashmi Raveendran, Aman Rahman and Elaina Parsons pose for a picture while volunteering at the food shelf.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

February 6, 2019

Sophomore Aman Rahman shares her experiences from volunteering at a Muslim food shelf.

Community Service Spotlight: Rosso spreads joy through volunteering

Vivienne's Joy Foundation hosted a Fun Run to raise awareness about the playground that they would be building shortly after.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

December 12, 2018

Sophomore Ellie Rosso shares her experience while volunteering with Vivienne's Joy.

Community Service Spotlight: Trierweiler connects with campers at Children’s Museum

Volunteer opportunities at the Minnesota Children's Museum include different costume parties including the

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

November 30, 2018

Sophomore Anja Trierweiler split her time between two different jobs to complete her required service hours.

Community Service Spotlight: Verhey connects with children from all over the world

Verhey with children from Nicaragua in 2016.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

October 22, 2018

Senior Jennie Verhey teaches young children while participating in mission trips.