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[SENIOR STORIES] “What are you proudest of from your time at SPA?”

Michael Forsgren, Arts Critic June 3, 2019
Honest and interesting, listen to 47 seniors from the class of 2019 share their experiences.
Track competes in first meet of the season, outlines room for improvement

Track competes in first meet of the season, outlines room for improvement

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor April 9, 2019
On April 6, the varsity track team had a strong showing, with several highly placing individuals. Unfortunately, it wasn't enough to win them the meet.
Seniors John Lynn and Adam Zukowski smile before the game starts.

Boys hockey celebrates senior night against Academy of Holy Angels

Annie Bottern, RubicOnline Editor February 18, 2019
Class of 2019 boys hockey players celebrated senior night during the Feb. 16 game against Academy of Holy Angels.
Track coach Kellan Minter works with a member of the boys track team in the early part of the season. Minter hopes he can be the same good influence on his team that his coaches were on him.
 “I learned more from [my coaches] about being a good person than I did about sports in general,” he said.

Minter strives pay it forward as a coach

Maren Ostrem, Staff Writer May 10, 2018
Minter believes that a good coach is key to a good experience on a team. “I had a lot of really good coaches in high school and just growing up in general,” Minter said.
Ninth grader Rashmi Raveendran jumps a hurdle. Raveendran, Becca Richman, Sara Browne, and Olivia Lagos finished 2nd place in the 4x400m relay.

First track meet brings success

Jennifer Ries, Staff Writer April 7, 2018
The varsity track team had their first meet on Apr. 7 at the U of M Field House.
Senior Lillian Pettigrew's senior portfolio won an award with $1000 in scholarship money.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Best 100 art exhibition displays student excellence

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline March 2, 2018
The 61st Annual Les Farrington's Best 100 Juried Art Exhibition honors handpicked student work on Mar. 1 at the AZ Gallery.
Junior Koji Gutzmann's second photo at the Best 100 art exhibition entitled

Gutzmann combines passion for photography with technology

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor February 15, 2018
Student artist spotlight: junior Koji Gutzmann photographs through a drone.
Non-inclusive race options such as these on standardized tests provoke frustration for many multiracial students.

Check Other affinity group gives voice to multiracial students

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline January 22, 2018
The Check Other affinity group allows multiracial students to gather and share lived experiences surrounding their unique backgrounds.
Junior Koji Gutzmann and US Photography and Video Arts teacher Stefanie Motta posing for a congratulatory photo.

Three students awarded at Honors Exhibition

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline January 13, 2018
On Jan. 11 the 15th Annual High School Honors Exhibition took place at Concordia University where some SPA art students displayed their works.
Sophomore Will Swanson matches an all pink Adidas sweatshirt with khakis.

Street Style: Monochromatic clothing prevails throughout school

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline May 24, 2017
Students incorporate simple clothing and colors into spring fashion.
Senior Raegan Small poses in a vintage bomber and distressed jeans.

Street Style: Students layer up for colder months while staying stylish

Mari Knudson , The Rubicon Editor November 19, 2016
Boots, joggers, and oversize sweaters and jackets are popular as winter steadily approaches.
Freshman Nolan Gifford gets work done in the Huss Center for the Performing Arts.

Freshmen enjoy freedom with new free periods

Michael Forsgren, RubicOnline Editor May 22, 2016
Freshman students are tackling new responsibilities and freedom as they now have their study halls free.
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