The Rubicon

Students petition to stay in school

Screenshot of Peltier's petition
November 4, 2020

Yesterday, after the announcement about the move back to distance learning, a link was shared across the SPA community. When opened, it revealed a site titled "Petition To Continue Hybrid...

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Students find music that embodies the Halloween spirit

Watching horror movies and other Halloween themed movies are a great way to get into the Halloween spirit, but they can be pretty time consuming.
October 21, 2020
Halloween isn’t known for its music as much as other holidays, like Christmas, but there are still tons of great songs out there.

Under Milkwood cast announced

US Theater Director Eric Severson posted the cast list for Dylan Thomas' Under Milkwood, a show that will challenge the 33 actors cast as they take on multiple roles in a show with 67 characters.
October 8, 2020
The show includes a number of omniscient narrators, challenging the cast to embody multiple characters throughout the production.

Q-Oreos (Ep. 2) with Ellie Murphy

February 26, 2020

In the second episode of Q-Oreos (questions and Oreos) Will Schavee interviews sophomore Ellie Murphy on everything from meeting George Bush to 21 Pilots.

[SPA THINKS] What’s your favorite water fountain?

“My favorite water fountain at SPA is the one next to the engineering room, like on the first floor of Schilling… because I have a lot of classes around that area and I use that one a lot,
October 14, 2019
On this month's SPA Thinks, students spilled their thoughts on the best water fountain locations.

[EPISODE 1] Fall Play Behind the Scenes: Auditions

September 23, 2019

Auditions for the Upper School Fall Play (The Madwomen of Chaillot) were held on Sep. 19 and 20. The play will premiere on Nov. 22 in the Huss Center.

Ninth graders perform Romeo and Juliet at VeronaFest

Ninth graders perform Romeo and Juliet at VeronaFest
March 13, 2019
Ninth graders took on scenes from the famous play "Romeo and Juliet" and performed in front of their grade in the Huss Auditorium.

The Winter One Acts captivate with the hilarious but strange

The Winter One Acts captivate with the hilarious but strange
February 1, 2019
The Upper School Winter One Acts were everything and more, with student-directed and fantastically peculiar performances.

[FILTERED] What’s your favorite song?

SPA students took to Snapchat to share their favorite song.
January 24, 2019
Students took to Snapchat, to share their favorite song with answers ranging from "Baby" to "Mo Bamba."

Every(man) examines the themes of life

US Theater director stands in an illustration from Every(man), the play he will direct this fall.
September 25, 2018
Theater Department Director Eric Severson has anounced that the fall play for 2018 is Everyman. It incorporates characters as metaphors for life themes, which will hopefully cause the audience and actors to reflect on the world and people's roles. The play will be on Nov. 16 and 17 in the Huss Center.
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