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Nordic kicks off season with successful meets

Captains Maddy Breton and Lauren Dieperink and senior Henrik Schleisman pose for a photo as they wait for their race to start.

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline

December 8, 2019

Nordic skiers competed in their second meet of the season on Dec. 5.

Athletes gather to promote positive team culture

Team captains sit on the Huss stage Sept. 10, facing student athletes who will play on SPA teams this year. Director of Athletics Dawn Wickstrum said, “I think it was really powerful to have our captains up on the front of the stage, in front of all of their peers.

Henry Burkhardt, Photo / Video

September 13, 2019

A new student-athlete meeting explains in depth the contract that every athlete signs and gives ideas on team bonding.

[PHOTO STORY] Track and Field Team sprints into a successful competition season

Senior Eliza Reedy and sophomore Isabel Isabel Toghramadjian halfway through their 1600m race.

Henry Burkhardt, Photographer

May 5, 2019

  The Track and Field team had a successful meet last Thursday at Blake where they won the boys 4x400 relay and placed second in the girls 4x800 relay. Their next meet is on Tuesday at St. Croix Lutheran.

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Nordic bonds through American classics

Their playlist is on The Rubicon’s Spotify.

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline Editor

February 4, 2019

You can count of SPA's Nordic team to know all of the words to songs from the 80's to the 00's!

Violence at U. S. / Mexico border spurs debate

Children play on the border fence in Tijuana, Mexico.

Elizabeth Trevathan and Salah Abdulkarim

December 18, 2018

Students believe immigrants should not be forced out of the U.S.

[SNEAK PEAK] A Preview of Pops 2018

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

December 7, 2018

The annual Pops Concert will take place Dec. 7-8 at 7 p.m. on the Huss stage featuring almost 250 student musicians.

First snowfall intensifies Alpine and Nordic capture the flag game

Senior Tessah Green laughs after her team, Nordic, wins the game of capture the flag.

Liv Larsen and Annie Bottern

November 13, 2018

An annual game of capture the flag between the Alpine and Nordic Ski teams was met with a twist this year as the snow fell on the day of the game.

Commencement should remain on campus

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon Editor

May 25, 2018

Though high schools often choose venues off campus for Commencement, it has become a tradition at St. Paul Academy and Summit School to hold graduation on campus, one that has existed for years. Valid concerns were raised regarding the various potential venues for graduation at SPA in a statement issued on...

The Making of a Musical, Part 2: Rent by the Numbers

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

May 18, 2018

In the final episode of this year's installment of The Making of a Musical, behind the scenes details are given about tech week rehearsals.