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Teachers dress up as…teachers?

Upper school history teacher, Andrea Moerer, dressed up as famous French historian Michel Foucault. She poses for a photo carrying his book.

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline

November 6, 2019

To celebrate the holiday, multiple teachers dressed up as famous teachers in history and pop culture.

Spice, spice, baby: exploring fall flavors

There are more flavors to be explored during the fall season. Apple is a classic.

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline

October 11, 2019

Everyone knows pumpkin spice, but have you tried these other fall classics?

Students collect cans for the community with CAS

Seniors Ellie Nowakowski and Annie Bottern organized the We Scare Hunger Event for Halloween

Liv Larsen, Interactive Storytelling Team

November 2, 2018

On Halloween, members of Community Action and Service participated in a can drive and collected five bags of food.

[QUIZ] Personalized Halloween Weekend

[QUIZ] Personalized Halloween Weekend

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

October 26, 2018

Discover fall-themed activities for scaredy cats and horror aficionados alike.

DIY Halloween Candle Holders

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon Editor

October 19, 2018

Make these throwback candleholders from Lower School days for a quick and fun craft.

Halloween movie playlist offers year long entertainment

Halloween movie playlist offers year long entertainment

Jake Adams, RubicOnline Editor

November 2, 2017

Halloween may be over but the love for getting scared is not. These three Halloween classics can offer year-long entertainment.

Savor the sweets: DIY uses for extra Halloween candy

Make use of leftover candy corn, Whoppers, and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups with this festive craft.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

November 1, 2017

Although the artificial sweeteners in most candies could preserve them until next Halloween, get inspiration for what to do with the leftover sweets with these DIYs.

IC posters demote cultural appropriation in Halloween costumes

IC posters demote cultural appropriation in Halloween costumes

Noah Raaum, Videographer

October 31, 2017

Dress up as a cat, a witch, a donut, or a skeleton โ€” not a culture.

Carve out the creativity this October

Spice up your pumpkins this halloween with these three pumpkin ideas.

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

October 27, 2017

Pumpkin carving can be a ton of fun in the fall, but these three methods offer a new twist on the old tradition.

Delve into the Darkness: ValleySCARE disappoints thrill-seekers with long lines

DRIP, DRIP, DRIP. The normally cheerful entrance fountain at Valleyfair takes on an ominous hue at night. Valleyfair transforms into ValleySCARE after 6:30 p.m. every night, through Oct 28.

Marlee Baron, The Rubicon Editor

October 26, 2017

Looking for frights at ValleySCARE? Consider somewhere else. The Rubicon Editor Marlee Baron expresses her disappointment with a first-person narrative of the thrills--and fails--at the park.

Marbled Pumpkin

WHAT YOU NEED: 
A small sized pumpkin (able to fit in a container), nail polish, a kebab stick and water-proof sized container.

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

October 25, 2017

Fill your container three-fourths full of water, and add a drop of nail polish, letting it sit on top and not mixing it in. Then, add more drops of nail polishes, preferably different colors, to the center of the original drop. You can add as much nail polish as you want, and as many different colors as you...

Mummy Pumpkin

WHAT YOU NEED: 
A pumpkin of any size, medical gauze, a hot glue gun and some black and white felt.

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

October 25, 2017

The first thing you want to do is put a dab of hot glue at the top of the pumpkin near the base of the stem. Then take your medical gauze, stick it to the hot glue until it dries, and start wrapping the gauze around the pumpkin. Once you cover the entire pumpkin, glue the end down with another dab o...