The Rubicon

Health and technology- what’s at risk?

Junior Maya Choi said, “I think controlling phone use while in the classroom is a good thing, because… it's not really fair to everyone else if they're trying to be engaged and participate in class, while other people are just being distracted and just not even paying attention at all.”

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon

January 15, 2020

Within a world that is more digital focused, some students have also struggled to stay focused at school. This year, SPA has placed so-called “phone garages” in many classrooms, where students are instructed to place their phones before class so as to avoid distraction.

Students prepare for research in Costa Rica

Seibel-Hunt zip-lines with US students on a Costa Rica trip.

Clara Garner, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Once a month the group of students going on the Biology trip to Costa Rica meetup to prepare the trip.

USC prepares for Speaker Day

Maya Choi prepares for Speaker Day during the USC meeting.

Tana Ososki, Co Video Manager

April 15, 2019

Upper School Council hosts Speaker Day Apr. 22, a day of seminar focused learning on a topic. They have spent over 4 months contacting speakers, and organizing the events that the students will participate in. USC has been contacting speakers to come and talk about the theme “The Intersection of Signs...

Blood Drive draws teachers, students

Students getting their blood drawn in the small gym

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

February 19, 2019

The yearly SPA blood drive experienced some minor setbacks because of a late start due to snow, but USC ensured everything went smoothly.