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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.

In address to students, Huss thanks Summit School, inspires generosity

Ruth Huss '57 listens to applause from students and faculty before her speech to the school. “I'm standing here today in this beautiful facility and am thankful to this very school which helped me form the foundation of my life,” Huss said.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

January 17, 2019

Alumna Ruth Huss '57 spoke to students and faculty in the Huss Center to share her thanks for her education and to inspire others to give back.

Community Action Service changes holiday giving format

CAS president and senior Ellie Nowakowski cuts pieces of fleece blanket with help of CAS members.

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

December 7, 2018

Advisories no longer will be donating to Support-A-Family, but CAS has made new plans.

Now is the time to re-envision service opportunities

Now is the time to re-envision service opportunities

Lynn Reynolds, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018

With the Service Assembly today, now is the perfect time to think about the role of service at SPA.

More than a day off: MLK Day offers opportunities to give back

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

January 14, 2018

To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., volunteer and serve the community on Jan. 15.

CAS inspires commitment to community service

Students learn about the service opportunities available from a representative at the service fair.

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

November 10, 2017

Twin Cities organizations connected with prospective volunteers at the Nov. 9 Service Fair.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Turn hopes into action with community service opportunity

Dean of Students Max Delgado announced to club leaders on Sept. 8 that they are challenged to create four-hour service opportunities for the community this year. It's time to take that challenge.

RubicOnline, Editorial

September 20, 2017

With time and funding allocated, it's time for clubs and students to be creative as community service becomes part of the school schedule.