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[PHOTO STORY] It’s all sunshine and rainbows with Iris’ chalk party

Seniors Isobel Alm and Hannah Lorenz-Meyer color the pavement with flowers and SPA logos.
October 1, 2020
On September 28, Iris Art + Lit Club hosted a chalking party to welcome students back to campus.

[TWINSTINCT] Ep. 01: Are we identical? and other odd questions

[TWINSTINCT] Ep. 01: Are we identical? and other odd questions
April 14, 2020
On the introductory episode of TWINSTINCT, twins Evan and Lynn Reynolds talk about twin telepathy, being fraternal, and taking each other's tests.

Top five A&E stories from 2019

Top five A&E stories from 2019
January 14, 2020
2019 has been a big year of pop culture, which was reflected on RubicOnline, as A&E writers covered a wide variety of topics, from the school spirit fashion of Homecoming Week to a local coffee stand working to battle homelessness.

Dig Pink raises funds and awareness for breast cancer charity

The volleyball team meets up with one another after a point while the junior Spartans cheer them on.
October 11, 2019
The annual Dig Pink game brings joy to the Spartans while supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month.

[PHOTO STORY] Per tradition, Latinos Unidos honors Cinco de Mayo

Seniors Mashal Naqvi and Isabel Saavedra-Weis enjoy the warm weather and energizing music.
April 23, 2019
Latinos Unidos engaged the community with Cinco de Mayo festivities for students.

Community Service Spotlight: Rahman welcomes all to volunteer

Sophomores Lynn Reynolds, Annika Rock, Rashmi Raveendran, Aman Rahman and Elaina Parsons pose for a picture while volunteering at the food shelf.
February 6, 2019
Sophomore Aman Rahman shares her experiences from volunteering at a Muslim food shelf.

Opinion Board up and running, but students can not forget the requirements

Opinion Board up and running, but students can not forget the requirements
November 15, 2018

Now that the opinion board is up and running the student body needs a reminder of how to use it respectfully. First off what is the opinion board? The board that is run by the Upper School Council....

Courageous Conversations help students lean into discomfort

Lynn Reynolds, Kenzie Giese, Henry Burton and Milo Waltenbaugh discuss an uncomfortable scenario with their small group.
October 29, 2018
Crammed around a Harkness table, students and faculty sat together to practice how to discuss across difference.

MY GEEK FACTOR: Reynolds curates playlists from Spotify

Reynolds' view from the LANY concert at House of Blues Chicago on Oct. 20, 2017. LANY is one of Reynolds' frequently listened to artists on Spotify.
April 5, 2018
9th grader Lynn Reynolds shares the best ways to find new music.

Taylor Swift drops two new singles

The cover of Taylor Swift's newest album
Fan reactions to her new sound say something about how many re-imaginings of Taylor they are willing to embrace
September 13, 2017
Almost three years after Taylor Swift's album"1989" came out, Swift released two new singles with a full album release coming Nov. 10.
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