The Rubicon

[FILTERED] Best April Fools’ Day pranks

Students and faculty used the April Fools' Day filter to share their favorite pranks.

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor

April 1, 2019

Students and faculty used the April Fools' Day filter to share their favorite pranks.

Community evaluates value of science in current world

Junior Helen Bartlett works on her Chemistry homework.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

January 26, 2019

Students and teachers evaluate what science means to them.

What we inherit: Heckman teaches epigenetic craze

What we inherit: Heckman teaches epigenetic craze

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

January 17, 2019

Upper School Science teacher Ned Heckman shares with his biology and genetics classes the power of epigenetics.

Class leadership councils offer unique skills

Sophomore class leadership council, advised by Ned Heckman, meets to discuss their agenda coming back from winter break.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

December 14, 2018

Class leadership councils begin after ninth grade and offer students the opportunity to foster grade community as well as gain memorable leadership experience.

Sophomores: your time is running out. SoCLC supports volunteers.

Sophomores Erin Magnuson and Annabelle Bond posing in front of the SoCLC Board. 
Photo Credits: Tana Ososki

Tana Ososki, Interactive Storytelling Team

October 30, 2018

Volunteer hours are due in just a few weeks, and with a goal of 3,000 hours, there isn't a minute to lose.

[WHAT’S ON MY DESK?] Heckman shares fun mementos

[WHAT'S ON MY DESK?] Heckman shares fun mementos

Eloise Duncan, The Rubicon Editor

October 18, 2018

From scorpion key chains to Beyoncé Jesus mugs, take an inside look at US Science teacher Ned Heckman's desk.

Spartan Ultimate at the Hopkins Hustle tournament

Ellie Nowakowski

May 21, 2018

The boys and girls varsity ultimate frisbee teams competed at the Hopkins Hustle tournament on Sat. the 12th and Sun. the 13th. 

Science Alliance grows membership through a love of STEM

Science Alliance meets during Thursday X Period in 101.

Jenny Ries, Staff Writer

January 1, 2018

Science Alliance preps for their spring competitions during Thursday clubs time.

Sophomores celebrate service hours with ice cream

Sophomore Nora Povejsil gets her popsicle from the celebration.


May 22, 2017

To reward the completion of their required service hours, sophomores got ice cream outside school today from an ice cream truck.

Teachers use humor in classroom to improve experience

Upper School teachers Philip de Sa e Silva, Jon Peterson, Aaron Shuler, and Pam Starkey all use humor as part of their teaching method. “Humor and songs lighten the mood and allow kids to take more risks than they would otherwise,” Starkey said.

Sophie Jaro, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2016

By creating an environment that is analytical, memorable, and relatable, the many humorous teachers at St. Paul Academy and Summit School provide their students with a more thorough understanding of content, love of learning, and feeling of belonging.