The Rubicon

A pass/fail grading system would be beneficial during quarantine

The changes that we see are impacting everyone in ways that we could not have foreseen; adding the stress of needing to achieve high marks on top of that is unfair.

Will Schavee, RubicOnline

April 15, 2020

There is no reason to add extra stress by imposing the possibility of going down one letter grade if students are going to be putting in the time anyways.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] “Hey, RubicOnline: I like this Editorial.”

Wouldn't it be nice to float through the end of the school year on a sea of compliments?

RubicOnline Staff

May 17, 2019

Praise from one’s peers can seem more authentic than recognition in front of the entire school.

Cold students look for a warm solution

The cold weather seems to last forever during winter

Zekiah Juliusson, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

A warm walkway would help students learn, prevent illness and feel comfortable in their school.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Students need to show appreciation of teachers through respect

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Students need to show appreciation of teachers through respect

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

November 20, 2018

Although gender and veteran status impact the degree of respect teachers are given, it shouldn't.

English Department continues electives conversation during MEA professional day

US English teacher Randall Findlay presents modes of writing in Writing Seminar. English teachers are always talking about how to modernize their classes and open them up to many points of view.

Evelyn Lillemoe, The Rubicon Editor

October 18, 2018

English department looks to the future with a reimagining of their course offerings.

Engaged learning comes to life on field trips

Junior Bailey Donovan holds worms that she collected for a sample.

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

March 2, 2018

Out of classroom learning needs to be incorporated into the curriculum for the benefit of class development, and students.

What’s your learning style?

Junior Sarah Murad poses as if doing a lab, showing one engaging activity which benefits kinesthetic learners. Movement is an important element in their learning processes.

Iya Abdulkarim, Feature Editor

September 30, 2015

Different people learn in different ways depending on their dominant learning type: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. No matter which or how many types someone falls under, there are a few methods for studying effectively for each.

Judging peers on a lack of knowledge prevents the deepening of conversation

Mari Knudson, In-Depth Editor

March 12, 2015

Students sit around a Harkness table, nervously glancing at each other in silence until a confident few speak up. However, as those few students finish speaking, the conversation dies off for lack of new insights. This common situation often arises after a controversial question is posed in classrooms....