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SPA takes home a multitude of awards at TCRSF, advances to state

SPA takes home a multitude of awards at TCRSF, advances to state

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

March 5, 2019

The Twin Cities Regional Science Fair took place this weekend, qualifying all SPA students to present at state.

Robotics posts solid results at state, fails to make worlds

John Hall, Hayden Graff, and Gabriel Konar-Steenberg control their robot.

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

February 12, 2019

On Feb 9, the SPA robotics team competed in the state competition, winning awards and having great success, but ultimately failing to make worlds.

STC hosts first annual Hour of Code

Ninth grader Graciela  Whitaker-Castaneda
practices her block coding skills during hour of code.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

December 10, 2018

The Student Technology Committee held their first Hour of Code for upper school students on Dec. 12.

Robotic automation may replace human workers

Pepper is a robot capable of communicating with humans who resides at the Microsoft store at the Mall of America.

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon Editor

November 21, 2018

In today’s society, it is acknowledged that perfection is unattainable. Children are urged not to strive for perfect work, but rather for progress. Flaws are celebrated because everyone has them. There is no need for a task to be done 100% perfectly every time, because no human is able to accomplish ...

Spartan Robotics teams don’t just build robots

Sophomore Jackson Small, Senior Michaela Polley and Freshman Julia Macomber work on their teams robot during the open house.

Henry Burkhardt, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

The Spartan Robotics team hosted an open house for current and perspective students on Oct. 25.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Students enjoy glimpse of change at Schilling viewing

Students peered out to see the new view that will overlook the front lawn in the Schilling open house on May 29.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

May 29, 2018

Students and faculty meandered through the almost finished Schilling Center in an open house on May 29 during X-period.

[PHOTO GALLERY] ASR and ATP students display final research

Junior Maggie Hlavka ex;ains her research to Assistant Head of School for Student Development and Community Engagement Jill Romans.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

May 23, 2018

ASR and ATP students exhibited their final posters on May 23 in the Huss Center.

STC makes future plans following ratification

The logo of the newly approved Student Technology Committee.

Isabel Gisser, RubicOnline Editor

May 23, 2018

Voting on an amendment to the USC Constitution closed on May 16, and a majority vote approved a new subdivision of student government.

USC aims to create Student Technology Committee

Students interested in joining STC met on Apr. 5 to discuss goals and expectations for the future of the group.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

April 19, 2018

The new committee's purpose would be to help the student body use technology more efficiently.

Spartan Robotics team 11117 misses spot at state

Junior Gabriel Konar-Steenberg and sophomore Gustav Baumgart examine a visitor's robot during an outreach even hosted by Spartan Robotics.

Noah Raaum, Videographer

January 23, 2018

On Jan. 21, the two Spartan Robotics teams competed in their second FTC state qualifier at North Branch Middle School.

Rise of dystopia in television connects to real world problems

Illustration done by Revan Jlnn depicts the idea of the survival of the fittest in a dystopian apocalyptic event.

Sharee Roman, Photographer

November 13, 2017

A recent trend can be seen in popular television shows that says something interesting about our society.