The Rubicon

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

Seniors say goodbye as they look ahead

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.
Seniors Erin McNamer and Isabel Brandtjen host a bake sale in the cafeteria to commemorate International Women's Day.

Community embodies International Women’s Day spirit

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline March 8, 2018
The SPA community rallied female spirit on Mar. 8 to celebrate International Women's Day.
RUN AND HIT. Junior Isabel Brandtjen runs across the tennis court.

Girls Tennis values senior leadership

Jonah Harrison, The Rubicon Editor October 6, 2016
Girls varsity tennis is very dedicated and working hard to improve. Their current record is 4-7-0.

Two Sides, One Issue: Long Weekends

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Print Managing Editor October 30, 2015
Are long weekends beneficial or detrimental to students?
JUNIOR NINA PERLEBERG AND AMODHYA SAMARAKOON compete in a doubles match against Cretin Derham Hall on Sept 10. The young team provides a new team dynamic in comparision to previous years. “We have very similar teams in terms of our ability to play,” sophomore Isabel Brandtjen said.

Girls Tennis practices hard and plays for seniors

Emily Thissen, News Editor October 1, 2015
The Girls Varsity Tennis team graduated four seniors last year and only has two this year.
Fitness for life students familiarize themselves with the equiptment on the first day of class. “I’m excited to learn the CPR stuff. I saw the other classes do it and it looked like something that would be really fun,” freshman Robin Bartlett said.

New Fitness For Life class teaches life skills

Emily Thissen, Sports Editor February 16, 2015
Fitness class for freshmen expands curriculum.
Seniors Louie Bogolub and Haris Hussain, and juniors Charlie Hooley, Lukas Kelsey-Friedemann, Jon Riley, and Ryan Peacock pose for the camera.

Students attend Valentine’s Dance

Gitanjali Raman, Social Media Editor February 8, 2015
The Valentine's Dance was held on Jan. 7 at the Germanic-American Institute from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
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