The Rubicon

Hla experiences Buddhist culture

Justin Hla and his brother have their heads shaved by Buddhist monks.

Jack Benson, Editor-in-Chief

November 23, 2018

When someone says they are living like a monk, they usually don’t mean it literally. However, for senior Justin Hla, living like a monk was a very real experience. Hla spent the summer of 2016 in Myanmar learning directly from Buddhist monks. Hla’s family value their Burmese heritage, and becoming...

Sounds of SPA: music coming from performance spaces inspires instrumentalists

Upper School practices songs for the Pops Concert

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Interactive Storytelling Team Lead

October 12, 2018

Students in the orchestra and band speak about what the sounds they hear in the music hallway mean to them.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Rising seniors don new t-shirts

[PHOTO GALLERY] Rising seniors don new t-shirts

Emma Sampson

May 7, 2018

The junior class wore their senior t-shirts to school on May 7 and explained what it means to be a senior now.

Hla talks growing up as a second-generation immigrant

Junior Justin Hla poses for a family photo with his father and brother.

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

March 6, 2018

Junior Justin Hla reflects on his family's values and what it means to be a young second-generation immigrant, particularly in terms of education.