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Obsessed with the undead

How far would you go to save yourself?

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

October 27, 2018

What's behind our fascination with zombies?

QUIZ: Baby match-up, teacher edition

QUIZ: Baby match-up, teacher edition

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

April 25, 2018

Do you think your know your teacher's children? Take this quiz to find out.

Teachers share same name, but different experiences

History of names. Both US English teacher Emily Anderson, and US Physical Education teacher Cari Jo Anderson have interesting stories surrounding the similarity of their names. “[Anderson as a last name is] kind of nice because people know how to pronounce it easily but the common question is is it -son or -sen. I don’t know, it kind of takes away the feeling of individuality but people usually call me by my first name outside of school,” Anderson said.

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

February 8, 2017

Teachers with the same name create connections and contrast their experiences.

Studying for finals? For some, that means video editing

Senior Tommy Dicke works the iPhone video as Ian Scott, Tabeer Naqvi, and Peter Michel ready for a scene (that Ned Laird-Raylor will rush into).  “We’re doing one of the more traditional [horror films]: fear of death, fear of being trapped in the face of something that you can’t beat. [They’re] fairly stereotypical horror movie tropes but they’re pretty fun,” Scott said.

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

December 11, 2016

Instead of an exam, the test for Literature of Monstrosity students will be whether they can produce, direct, act, and edit.

High school students participate in trick-or-treating during advisory

Christine Schwichtenberg's advisory hands out candy to those that pass by.

Kelby Wittenberg, Photojournalist

November 3, 2016

A yearly high school tradition returned on November 1st, as students ventured out to collect candy from peers.

Revival of Battle of the Bands planned as interest increases

Upper School teachers Aimeric Lajuzan and Emily Anderson discuss plans for a revival of the formerly annual Battle of the Bands competition, which is scheduled for April 16.

March 17, 2016

Students met with teachers on March 26 to discuss the revival of the formerly annual Battle of the Bands competition.

Ice Castles provide winter entertainment for audience of all ages

The ice castles are made solely out of ice, and about 500,000 icicles are harvested for it each year, and are lit up different colors every night. “They looked kind of like massive piles of fancy whipped cream, but in ice form,” Upper School English teacher Emily Anderson said.

Gitanjali Raman, Social Media Editor

February 15, 2015

Huge buildings that are carved solely out of ice. Add some colored light and then a gorgeous, brightly colored ice structure is created. This is an experience that no one wants to miss.