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Winter sport leaders voice their hopes for the season

Winter sport leaders voice their hopes for the season

Julia Baron, Rubicon Print Editor

December 27, 2018

Winter sports are just starting and each team leader is ready for the long season ahead.

Dance team finds their way onto the field

Ellie Hoppe and the SPA dance team performing at The Blake School. The SPA dance team performed on October 5th.

Eric Bottern, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

For the first time ever, the Spartan Dance Team performed at SMB Wolfpack games during halftime.

February 17, 2018

The SPA Dance team delivered a performance during the Boy's Varsity Basketball game on Feb. 16.

Student leadership helps the dance team stay in step

DANCE LINE. With student leaders, the teammates hope that the closeness developed last year will get stronger: “I really want it to be an open environment,” captain Ellie Hoppe said.

Quinn Christensen, The Rubicon Editor

November 30, 2017

Annika Findlay's key role as manager of the dance team helps produce success.

Dance team grows with addition of Minnehaha Academy dancers

In the first year of co-op dancing with Minnehaha Academy, 9th grader Annika Findlay (front) sees the change as a positive: “I think we’ve made a lot of really good new friends just in the first couple of weeks. There aren’t very many of us, but we’re pretty close,” Findlay said.

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

December 14, 2016

Pranks and go-round sharing help the dancers build bonds.

What you wear: Hoppe discusses unique nature of dance shoes

Ninth grader Ellie Hoppe and the dance team have to wear specific shoes in competition or the team gets docked points. “Our shoes let us point our feet to avoid straining or tearing muscles and also they let us spin with enough traction that we don't fall over but not too much so we can't spin,” Hoppe said.

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

October 25, 2016

This is part 1 in a three-part series about athletes and their footwear.