The Rubicon

Spartan Baseball embarks on a new journey with a new coach

Sophomore Andy Ellis practices his lead off as the Spartans prepare for their season.

Bobby Verhey, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

The Spartans started their season at home on Wednesday, Apr. 25 against powerhouse Minnehaha.

Seniors say goodbye as they look ahead

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

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.

Patterson takes on new captainship

Senior baseball captain Tom Patterson looks to lead his team to another successful season

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

April 9, 2018

Senior Tom Patterson hopes his past experience will lend itself to the new challenge of captaining baseball.

Snow cancels all after school activities

Because of the large amounts of snow, all after school activities are canceled.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

The head of school sent out an email that canceled all after school affiliated activities on Apr. 3 due to the snow.

PHOTO GALLERY: Great Outdoors Day brings out hunters, campers, and animals

Juniors Dylan Rosso and Riley Tietel dress for hunting ducks

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

October 5, 2017

Great Outdoors day allowed students to dress up based on their definition of what is outdoorsy.

Spartan Baseball beats New Life Academy

Senior Emerson Egly on the mound is backed up by junior Jesper Salverda on first base.

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

May 30, 2017

Spartans advance in tournament play with a nail biting win against the Eagles.

Varsity Baseball Starts Off the New Season With a Win

Junior Emerson Egly deals a pitch in the first inning of four solid innings of work where the Spartans gave up three runs, all coming in the first inning.

Michael Forsgren, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

Varsity baseball starts off their season well with a 10-9 win against New Life Academy.

Captain’s practices spring into action

Members of numerous sports teams, including softball, begin preparing for another year of competition.

Iya Abdulkarim, Feature Editor

March 12, 2016

Numerous spring sports have begun captain's practices, offering students an opportunity to improve skills and have a good time.

Masculinity does not define male high school athletics

Aggression, physical prowess, and hyper competitiveness all characterize the expectation of masculinity.

Noor Qureishy, InDepth Editor

March 1, 2016

Masculinity is associated with high school sports and prove mostly harmful.

Dominant defense leads to Wolfpack win; brings record to 6-0

Wolfpack kicker Johnny Hartfiel kicks off the football after the fourth Wolfpack TD of the night.

Breandan Gibbons, Online Sports Editor

September 29, 2015

The Wolfpack beat the Como Park Cougars 44-7 backed by a world beating defense and special teams, and an explosive offensive with dominating offensive line.

Even as privileges begin, freshmen remain in study hall

Freshmen Anna Commers, Noa Carlson, Lauren Datta, and Eva Garcia do homework during period 3 study hall. “I’m really fine with it. study halls help me to manage my time better and get stuff done,” freshman Jasper Salverda said.

Lexi Hilton, Staff Writer

May 20, 2015

In the past, students had to be on the Honor Roll (minimum 3.5 GPA) to replace study hall periods with free periods near the end of the year.