The Rubicon

Students and faculty go mad for May Madness

Every activity is worth a different number of points, depending on its complexity. Photos serve as verification that the challenge was completed.

Lynn Reynolds, RubicOnline

May 25, 2020

As a tribute to school spirit, students participated in May Madness this past month sending in photos of themselves performing fun activities to keep their class in the lead and possibly win a hilarious reward.

Robotics posts solid results at state, fails to make worlds

John Hall, Hayden Graff, and Gabriel Konar-Steenberg control their robot.

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

February 12, 2019

On Feb 9, the SPA robotics team competed in the state competition, winning awards and having great success, but ultimately failing to make worlds.

Student-teacher relationships enrich student experience

Director of Computer Science and Engineering Kate Lockwood teaching a student how to use the 3D printer.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

Students and teachers explain why having a strong relationship with the other makes learning better.

QUIZ: Baby match-up, teacher edition

QUIZ: Baby match-up, teacher edition

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

April 25, 2018

Do you think your know your teacher's children? Take this quiz to find out.

Fall Science Showcase exhibits student research and engineering projects

Fall Science Showcase exhibits student research and engineering projects

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

December 5, 2017

The Upper School Fall Science Showcase exhibited the work of students in advanced research and engineering courses.

Quiz Bowl ends season with national showing

Junior Peter Blanchfield and seniors Bailey Troth, Coleman Thompson, Phoebe Pannier, and Paul Watkins competed at Quiz Bowl Nationals over Memorial Day weekend.  The team finished 142 out of approximately 340 teams.

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

June 1, 2017

The Quizbowl team went to nationals in Atlanta and finished with a 5-5 record, and 142nd overall.

Meet Spartan Robotics, SPA’s FTC team

Web Lehmann, RubicOnline Illustrator/Videographer

February 13, 2017

The SPA robotics team made it to the semifinals at the state tournament on Feb. 11-12. Learn who they are, what the game is, and get a glimpse into their Dec. 10 tournament in this video by RubicOnline videographer, Web Lehmann.