The Rubicon

Students pioneer new (or revitalize old) clubs

The middle school GSA poses for a group photo. Dawson-Moore was a key player in creating the group.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

May 16, 2019

While many clubs have existed in the SPA community for years, some students seek to pioneer new clubs or revive forgotten ones.

New Diversity and Inclusion policy reflects SPA identities

Gender and sexuality acceptance and celebration isn't a new phenomenon at SPA. Actions towards more inclusion in recent years reflect an  increase in feeling comfortable with gender identity.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

September 26, 2017

The new Diversity and Inclusion policy on the SPA website and student handbook serves to include all forms of identity in the community.

Teacher training adds weight to Gender Sexuality Alliance program

The helping hands of trained teachers will welcome people who feel different and separate into a comfortable space of acceptance.

Ellie Findell, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016

SPA teachers should be trained to function as allies to students struggling with gender identity and acceptance.

Freshmen teach peers about gender terminology and identity

Freshmen Tess Hick, Lauren Datta, Hunter von Tersch Pohrer, and John Gisselquist presented to the freshmen class on May 11.  The speakers were somewhat personal and talked somewhat about their own experiences as well as explaining different genders and sexualities.

Amodhya Samarakoon, Health Editor

May 17, 2015

In order to expand the education of students beyond those who attend their group, freshmen GSA members Hunter von Tersch Pohrer and Lauren Datta put together a presentation for the freshman class about slang, definitions and general lexicon regarding gender and sexual orientation