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The boys basketball team started captains practices this past week following COVID guidelines to ensure the season is played.

Boys basketball focuses on season as COVID-19 concerns increase

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline November 15, 2020
With the cancellation of the football season, case numbers rising, and the school moving back to online; the boys basketball season begins.
Senior Aman Rahman's set-up for mentoring.

Mentor Program adjusts to pandemic

Maddy Fisher, The Rubicon September 29, 2020
SPA's mentorship program has been a staple of the SPA experience for years, but this year with COVID 19 pandemic the program has had to make a few major changes.

[Q&A] Tennis captain Maya Choi talks leadership during a pandemic

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline September 25, 2020

Varsity Girls Tennis captain Maya Choi discusses what has changed and stayed the same with the new precautions in place due to Coronavirus.

A photo from Meitz's senior project documenting COVID-19.

Seniors say goodbye to high school at a distance

Evelyn Lillemoe, Chief Visual Editor May 26, 2020
As the year comes to the end Seniors are finding new ways to say goodbye to their friends and experience end of the year customs.
Hope will offer a drive-thru breakfast prom for registered attendees on May 22.

With Hope there will be a prom

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon May 20, 2020
With proms canceled across the city, Hope Breakfast Bar offers a drive-in alternative May 22.
The Spartan Ultimate team rallies around captain Sydney Therien

Captains impart wisdom on their spring teams

Annika Rock, News Editor May 16, 2020
With spring sports being cancelled, captains express their disappointment and hopes for next years' teams.
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Few local businesses in the Twin Cities are surviving the pandemic

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline May 15, 2020
Because so many businesses are struggling it is super important for anyone who is planning on getting take out or buying other things, to try their best to buy from local shops.
Roberts hopes school will opened in Fall 2020, likely this will be with social distancing modifications.

Roberts, Admissions increase financial aid

Henry Burkhardt, RubicOnline May 4, 2020
Head of School Bryn Roberts said “We knew that we were going to have people hurting [during the pandemic] so there was no hesitation on my part go to the Board of Trustees and make this judgment. I think that reflects who we are as a school.”
SPA's cafeteria staff pose for their picture in the yearbook. Because of COVID-19, all of the cafeteria staff were laid off.

Lunch staff laid off, teachers fundraise

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline May 1, 2020
While it was rumored that COVID-19 would only lead to two weeks of distance learning, the whole school was wondering what this would mean for their daily lives. For cafeteria staff, the news would be even more unsettling.
One of the brightly colored cards handed to the staff.

Club spreads positivity with cards to staff

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline April 30, 2020
Community Action and Service appreciates the members of the community by sending letters of appreciation.

Pause Netflix and get moving: home workouts for every ability

Tana Ososki, Opinion Editor April 11, 2020
Take some time get active from home.
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