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Griffin Moore after winning the world championship for his division.

[10 QUESTIONS] Moore talks dedication and love of equestrian saddleseat

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline May 12, 2021
Junior Griffin Moore talks about his love for riding and his accomplishments so far.
Rowa and Zani, two six-month old puppies from Sgt Pepper's Friends, are ready to be adopted.

Hick travels to Aruba for senior project volunteering in animal shelter

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline May 11, 2021
Hick’s love for animals impacted her senior project. “I have a large amount of love for animals which not only pushed me to choose a biology major, but also to volunteer with them” she said.
To raise awareness and learn more about racial disparities within the U.S. healthcare system, junior Kat Braggs sat down to talk with her cousin Jesus Barrera who works in the medical field.

[ILLUSTRATED PODCAST] A healthy society is a better society; Barrera talks representation and disparities in healthcare

Kat Bragg and Elle Chen May 10, 2021
To raise awareness and learn more about racial disparities within the U.S. healthcare system, junior Kat Braggs sat down to talk with her cousin Jesus Barrera who works in the medical field.
Sophomore Ben Chen tries to get frisbee around junior Pah Na during practice.

Boys Ultimate wins first game against Roseville

Annika Rock, RubicOnline April 23, 2021
Boys Ultimate won their first game 14-4 against Roseville High School.

Students reflect on pre-COVID SPA

Tommy Verhey, RubicOnline April 17, 2021
Students answered what they missed most about pre-pandemic life, and one thing they enjoy about pandemic life that they hope to keep in the future.

Swing batter batter, Spartan Baseball is back

Will Schavee, RubicOnline April 14, 2021
After missing the season last spring, the Spartan Baseball Team opens the season with a doubleheader, taking one win on the day.
Senior Isaac Carlson is deeply invested in completig his homework efficiently.

Last hurrah? Spartan seniors reflect on unusual year

Thomas Reinhart, RubicOnline April 14, 2021
While this was not the senior year anyone expected a year ago, the Class of 2021 was still able to make memories that will last a lifetime.
As vaccinations are becoming widespread, it seems the end of the pandemic is just around the corner. However, it is important to remain cautious and follow health guidelines as they evolve.

A year of COVID-19…

Bobby Verhey and Henry Burkhardt March 16, 2021

This Mark has marked the the one year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Take a look back at where you were last March and where we are now. Do you remember the last day...

Although Waltenbaugh’s symptoms weren’t severe, he had to change his daily life after getting diagnosed with COVID-19.

Spartans that got COVID-19: Waltenbaugh reminisces on getting the virus over the summer

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline March 14, 2021
There have been almost 29 million cases in the US, but some SPA students have gotten it too. Senior Milo Waltenbaugh was one of these, and he got it during the crux of the COVID-19 peak.
Senior Mia Schubert (left) has been the captain for the track team for 2 years now.

Track captain Schubert plans for the upcoming season despite COVID-19 guidelines

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline March 13, 2021
Senior Mia Schubert has been the captain of the Track team both last year and this year, and trying to lead the team during these times has been an odd experience.
Senior Gavin Kimmel has to stay within his 8 by 8 taped box while dancing in person.

Kimmel brings his love of dance to another level: online

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline March 13, 2021
Senior Gavin Kimmel has been dancing since he was in third grade, and has had to acclimate to different settings since then, moving to different studios and exploring different styles. But he has never experienced an acclimation like switching to dancing online.
This is a photo of Levi Smetana playing ultimate in 9th grade. Here, he throws the disc around the defender.

[10 QUESTIONS] Smetana catches a love for Ultimate Frisbee

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline March 10, 2021
Junior Levi Smetana talks about his sport Ultimate frisbee and how he has succeeded so far.
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