The Rubicon

Engaged learning comes to life on field trips

Junior Bailey Donovan holds worms that she collected for a sample.

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

March 2, 2018

Out of classroom learning needs to be incorporated into the curriculum for the benefit of class development, and students.

Home/school: faculty children and teachers balance dual roles

Senior Dorienne Hoven and her dad US English teacher Mathew Hoven pose during one of homecoming week's dress up days. “I get to hang out with teachers outside of school because of him... In a way, I have a closer relationship with all of the teachers and I know them on a different level,” Hoven said.

Ellie Nowakowski, Illustrator/Infographics

February 27, 2018

The children of SPA teachers reflect on what it's like having a parent work at school.

Students express their thoughts after Florida school shooting

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

February 20, 2018

Many SPA students felt the strong and saddening impact of the recent Florida school. “I felt really bad when I heard about the [Florida] shooting, but also empowered because a lot of teenagers were taking action which I think is a really good step in the right direction,” junior Janie Brunell ...

Peter/Wendy earns starred performance at state

Peter/Wendy earns starred performance at state

News in Brief

February 9, 2018

Judges rave over Peter/Wendy performance.

Peer Helpers prep community for semester exams

Peer helpers meet every Tuesday during x-period with the goal of keeping the school community healthy, both mentally and physically.

Martha Sanchez, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

With exam season approaching fast, Peer Helpers aims to lower stress levels.

PHOTO GALLERY: Support-a-Family gift wrapping party features Acapella performance

Seniors Dorienne Hoven and Izzy Denny laugh as they wrap a present for a family in need.

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

December 6, 2017

Advisories supported 19 families through Project Pride for Living's Support-a-Family.

Summit Centennial celebrates 100 year anniversary

Senior Maya Shrestha sings in the Summit Centennial celebration on September 10th.

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

September 12, 2017

The summit singers performed at the Summit School Centennial Celebration on Sept. 10.

Gilmore Girls revival sparks excitement in classic series fans

Juniors Julia Wang, Dorienne Hoven, and Noa Carlson got together on Nov. 25 to watch the Netflix series

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

November 28, 2016

The Netflix spin off of Gilmore Girls, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, creates excitement among SPA students.

Schoonover composes new music for As You Like It

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. Senior Emily Schoonover held daily practices in the wind's room with other members of the band to rehearse the songs that would be added.

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

November 22, 2016

Senior Emily Schoonover composed and adapted music for the fall play, As You Like It.

Student actors’ creative choices shine in As You Like It

Junior Lillian Pettigrew, 9th grader Quinn Christensen, and sophomore Chloe Morse lead a dance number during tech week of the US Fall Play, As You Like It.

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

November 21, 2016

This year's fall play, As You Like It conveys character development, love, injustice and compiles all the work students contributed to it.