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Zelle advances to state Poetry Out Loud competition

Senior Mira Zelle will compete in the state final Poetry Out Loud competition on March 8.

Jack Benson and Nitya Thakkar

March 7, 2018

Senior Mira Zelle and junior Elise Parsons competed in the state semi-final Poetry Out Loud competition on March 7.

“Hay Fever” exemplifies family on and off stage

Under the direction of seniors Ellie Findell and Mira Zelle, Noel Coward’s “Hay Fever” was a fast paced and energetic show. “There is love, games, and love games,” Zelle said.

February 17, 2018

"It is actually a full-length play but I cut it down because it's one of my favorites," senior Mira Zelle said.

Fall Science Showcase exhibits student research and engineering projects

Fall Science Showcase exhibits student research and engineering projects

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor

December 5, 2017

The Upper School Fall Science Showcase exhibited the work of students in advanced research and engineering courses.

Mishpacha, stronger through consolidation, hosts Hanukkah

Senior Numi Katz and junior Ethan Less watch as the group shares some food.

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline

December 5, 2017

Israel Club and Mishpacha, a Jewish affinity group, combined to form a stronger, more united group.

Zelle prepares for state Poetry Out Loud competition

On March 6, Minnesota's state Poetry Out Loud competition will feature senior Mira Zelle and junior Elise Parsons. “The hard part about choosing a poem is that it has to be the 20th century, and a lot of work starts to get rhythmic and rhyme a lot, which can be hard to read aloud,” Zelle said. 

Helen Bartlett, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

On March 6, Mira Zelle and Elise Parsons will perform at the MN state Poetry Out Loud competition. 

The need for needles

Junior Mira Zelle poses in her denim jacket with needlepoint done by her mother.

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

February 6, 2017

Both a craft and an art form, embroidery adds a new dimension to work.

Wabasha Street Caves grant the embrace of fearless swing dance

“Swing night is really fun because often times there's a lot of teenagers around, and they are all really nice and good at dancing. The dancing is fun because even though it's a lot of work, it's a good way to get exercise and dance with your friends and make new friends,” Zelle said.

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

January 24, 2017

Swing Night at the Wabasha Street Caves grants students the opportunity to explore new forms of dance and entertainment.

Student photographers expose their favorite features

Student photographers expose their favorite features

Jonah Harrison, The Rubicon Editor

January 4, 2017

Cameras serve as both hobby and art form for photographers.

Zelle feeds her love of art at Studio Seven

Junior Mira Zelle enjoys working on her art and taking classes at Studio Seven art studio. She enjoys art so much that she believes her art is a part of her personality. “I don’t see it as a hobby. It’s more just like a thing I do, like breathing or eating.” Zelle said.

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

October 7, 2016

Junior Mira Zelle attends art classes after school at Studio Seven which inspires her as an artist.

Supermoon exceeds expectations

Senior Tessa Rauch, sophomore Tess Hicks, and sophomore Mira Zelle enjoy the sight of the supermoon. The supermoon occured on Sept. 29 2015.

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor

October 4, 2015

The next supermoon will not be seen until 2033.

Meatless menus planned to serve healtheir students, world

Students stand in line  for lunch on Meatless Monday  outside the Dining Hall. “I think it is a good idea for the environment; it’s a step in the right direction,” sophomore Maya Edstrom said.

Marlee Baron and Gitanjali Raman

February 9, 2015

Meatless Monday is met with controversy, but despite dietary preferences, proves to have many benefits for both the entire student body and the environment.