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Scott leaves behind teaching and coaching legacy after 25 years

Scott leaves behind teaching and coaching legacy after 25 years

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins and Annie Bottern

May 28, 2018

US math teacher Mickey Scott is leaving after the end of this school year, and now she is ready to move on from the SPA community.

Retirement reception honors Boulger, Nash, Polk and Scott

Retiring teachers Mickey Scott, Lucy Polk and Bill Boulger listen to the student performance.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

May 24, 2018

Students, faculty and alumni celebrated Bill Boulger, Mickey Scott, Marty Nash and Lucy Polk at their retirement celebration on May 24.

A recipe for the heart

9th grader Ananya Narayan enjoys her family's recipes that have been passed down with each generation. Her family traditionally makes ladoo, an Indian dish.

Quinn Christensen, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

Family desserts pass from grandparent to parent to child as generational goodies that feed both stomach and history.

As early meets are cancelled, Nordic Ski team trains hard

Juniors Dina Moradian and Val Hart hold hands for support while squatting during a dryland practice.“The team dynamic of the Nordic team is very inclusive and supportive. People are always cheering each other on at meets and encouraging each other at practices,” captain Nora Kempainen said.

Abby Hedberg, Staff Writer

January 1, 2017

New Head Coach David Miller brings an intense training approach to practices that the team hopes will pay off in competition.

Scott remembers legacy of Peter Westra as her 23rd coaching season begins

Scott remembers legacy of Peter Westra as her 23rd coaching season begins

Jasper Green, Staff Writer

January 1, 2016

The Peter Westra Sprints take place Jan. 2 at Battle Creek.

Nordic ski team finds success at Peter Westra Memorial Sprints, commemorate Westra’s legacy

The first eight finishers of the 11th Annual Peter Westra Memorial Sprints pose with their cookie prizes, including first place Spartan finisher ski captain Ellen McCarthy and fourth place finisher freshman Val Hart.  “I wasn’t expecting to win anything, so it was really motivating to get fourth place,

Mari Knudson, In Depth Editor

January 9, 2015

The Spartan ski team competed in the races in the 11th Annual Peter Westra Memorial Sprints this year for the 11th time, despite adverse conditions. Senior Ellen McCarthy takes first place out of 50 girls, with freshman Val Hart coming in fourth.