The Rubicon

Seniors say goodbye as they look ahead

Lifers at SPA have spent their K-12 learning experience at the LS, MS, and US. This year's senior class has 21 lifers.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

April 30, 2018

As the Class of 2018 finishes their final week of classes, many seniors reflect on their high school careers, and look ahead to new beginnings.

DC hopes new form will continue strive to openness.

Discipline Committee hopes this new form will help them stay proactive.

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

April 2, 2018

DC's new student survey appreciates and honors student's acts of kindness.

Truman reflects on biggest takeaways from year in Spain

Senior Emma Truman poses up above the clouds while studying abroad in Spain during her junior year. “Before I went, I thought either Spanish culture would be better or American culture would be better but after travelling and going abroad I felt like they can coexist and be good for different kinds of people in their cultures,

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Print Editor

March 7, 2018

Senior Emma Truman reflects on differences between American and Spanish culture, from daily routines to cultural values.

Engaging their inner kid: for nannies, work is fun

Senior Libby Woodson and the children she nannies goofing off and having a good time. “I would totally recommend it if you like kids because it’s super easy, and kids are cute,” Woodson said.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Students in the SPA community experience the value of nannying for children.

Lifers revisit their pumpkin carving experiences

FLASHBACK. Seniors in 2006 carve pumpkins with current senior Jessica Citron. The senior class upheld this fall tradition on Oct. 23, and 86% of senior lifers participated.

Melissa Nie, Illustrator

October 25, 2017

Seniors carved pumpkins with the kindergartners at the Goodrich Campus on Oct. 23, bringing back memories for "lifers" who remember this tradition from when they were in kindergarten.

Girls Varsity Volleyball beats Providence Academy in IMAC championship

Girls Varsity Volleyball beats Providence Academy in IMAC championship

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

October 18, 2017

The Girls Varsity Volleyball team beat Providence Academy for the 2017 Independent Metro Athletic Conference championship on Oct. 17.

Volleyball fundraises for breast cancer during Dig Pink rally

The varsity volleyball team celebrates their win against Minnehaha Academy.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

October 6, 2017

Dig Pink games offered fans an opportunity to cheer on Volleyball and support cancer research.

First Aid Vectors take first at World Savvy competition

The First Aid Vectors compete in the World Saavy competition Apr. 25.  “We assigned everyone a different role to play (e.g. doctor working to develop a treatment for ebola, a nonprofit worker, etc.) and everyone wrote a corresponding part of the script,” junior Milo Wittenberg said. The team took first place.

Lauren Boettcher, News Editor

May 16, 2015

The SPA World Savvy team took first place with their presentation on AIDS and Ebola in the competition, which focused on "Population and Progress"

Wickstrum hired as new Athletic Director

Emily Thissen, News Editor

May 5, 2015

New female Athletic Director appointed by student and staff Search Committee.