The Rubicon

Athletic department strives to counter bus driver shortage

School bus drivers are harder and harder to come by, due in part to the irregular hours the job requires them to work.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

February 27, 2020

With the shortage of available bus drivers in the Twin Cities, the Athletic Department has been forced to adapt.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Boys Basketball loses to Blake

Seniors Louis Kempainen and Liam Will defend a player on the opposing team.

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline

February 16, 2020

The Boys Varsity Basketball team lost 58-75 to Blake at home on Feb. 7th.

More than just a basketball player: community reacts to the death of Kobe Bryant

After her husband and daughter died in a helicopter crash, Vanessa Bryant posted

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

January 27, 2020

Students reflect on NBA legend Kobe Bryant's sudden and unexpected death.

Gameday Preview: Boys Varsity Basketball takes on Twin Cities Academy

Martha Sanchez and Will Schavee

January 25, 2020

Martha Sanchez and Will Schavee interview members of the boys basketball team before their game against Twin Cities Academy. ...

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Boys basketball “steals” the beat with rap playlist

The team's playlist, created by senior Griffin Thissen, consists of many rap songs from the likes of Drake and Meek Mill.

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

December 10, 2019

The boys' basketball team looks to make another run in sections with their rap pump up playlist.

Glitter and glam: students recall celebrity encounters

Senior Mia Litman's encounter with Miley Cyrus.

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor

April 24, 2019

Students share their experiences after meeting celebrities, and what they were thinking in the moment.

In the locker room, on the court

The team huddles up after a drill.

Tommy Stolpestad, The Rubicon Editor

February 19, 2019

The boys basketball team uses the locker room as a place to prepare and unwind before and after practices and games.

Boys basketball loses to Como Park at home

Sophomore Adam Holod secures his possession of the ball.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Interactive Storytelling Team Lead

December 6, 2018

Boys basketball lost their second game and home opener against Como Park on Dec. 4.

Illness epidemic hits classrooms

There were at least 13 deaths in one week during the 2017-2018 flu season

Iya Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018

SPA has been impacted by the flu, with more students and faculty members out this year than before.

Super Bowl construction creates conflict for commutes

Minneapolis will host Super Bowl LII in 2019 in U.S. Bank Stadium.

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

October 22, 2017

With Super Bowl LII set for 2018, the Twin Cities are facing long commutes due to construction.