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[SPA THINKS] How has your life changed in the past six months?

9th grader Ashwini Sandanayake started playing hockey on an all boys hockey team this year.

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon

February 19, 2020

A lot can happen in the span of six months to shape an individual in a significant way. In the sixth month of the 2019-2020 school year, five students shared experiences that have shaped them in some way in the past six months, both in and out of school.

More than nuts and bolts: SPA hosts the first FTC robotics tournament in school history

More than nuts and bolts: SPA hosts the first FTC robotics tournament in school history

Liv Larsen, RubicOnline

November 2, 2019

On Wednesday, the team had their first meet of the year, which also happened to be the first meet SPA has ever hosted.

[PHOTO STORY] Track and Field Team sprints into a successful competition season

Senior Eliza Reedy and sophomore Isabel Isabel Toghramadjian halfway through their 1600m race.

Henry Burkhardt, Photographer

May 5, 2019

  The Track and Field team had a successful meet last Thursday at Blake where they won the boys 4x400 relay and placed second in the girls 4x800 relay. Their next meet is on Tuesday at St. Croix Lutheran.

The Jonas Brothers’ comeback sparks nostalgia

Students react to the Jonas Brothers coming back together, their new song

Nitya Thakkar, Aureus Editor in Chief

March 2, 2019

After more than 5 years, the Jonas Brothers reunited to release their new single “Sucker” on March 1.

The “Loneliest Generation” and the rise of technological life

Junior Nina Smetana looks at her phone in the Schilling Center.

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, Lucy Sandeen, and Quinn Christensen

December 16, 2018

While loneliness has no specific cause, some wonder if the rise of social media has contributed to our generation’s loneliness.

First snowfall intensifies Alpine and Nordic capture the flag game

Senior Tessah Green laughs after her team, Nordic, wins the game of capture the flag.

Liv Larsen and Annie Bottern

November 13, 2018

An annual game of capture the flag between the Alpine and Nordic Ski teams was met with a twist this year as the snow fell on the day of the game.

Spartan Cross-Country competes hard in conference meet

Senior Flannery Enneking-Norton finishes the race strong for first overall.

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

October 19, 2017

The Boys and GIrls Cross-country teams competed in the IMAC meet on October 12.