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Groundhog forecasts 6 more weeks of winter; students dubious

The groundhog Punxsutawney Phil is pictured here after one of his predictions. Phil has been the token groundhog since the late 1800s.

Peter Blanchfield, The Rubicon Editor

February 2, 2018

On Feb. 2 the groundhog saw his shadow. Learn the history of how the U.S. came to trust this furry, four-legged meteorologist to predict the arrival of spring.

Boys basketball wins against Blake in a close game

Grunau drives on a fast break.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

The boys varsity basketball team played against Blake on Jan. 30 and managed to grasp victory in the final moments.

Boys Basketball loses to Breck

Adam Holod, Gus Grunau, and Nik Elsaesser try to get the ball back on the Breck end.

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

January 10, 2018

Boys Varsity Basketball lost to Breck Jan. 9. Their next game is at The Blake School on Jan. 12.

Students celebrate Thanksgiving through volunteer work

Seniors Stephanie Frisch, Marlee Baron, and Nik Elsaesser volunteered at Meals on Wheels on Thanksgiving morning.

Annabelle Bond, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017

Students gathered early Thanksgiving morning to volunteer with Meals on Wheels.

PHOTO GALLERY: Great Outdoors Day brings out hunters, campers, and animals

Juniors Dylan Rosso and Riley Tietel dress for hunting ducks

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

October 5, 2017

Great Outdoors day allowed students to dress up based on their definition of what is outdoorsy.

Study, sleep, or watch anime: students prepare for exams in different ways

Junior Nik Elsaesser showcases his

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

May 18, 2017

Students buckle down as finals approach, but not always to study. Many students stick to unique rituals that they believe will help them succeed on exams.

Boys Basketball beats MPA in close game

Junior Harry Stephenson throws a three in warmups before the game.

Ellie Findell, RubicOnline Editor

February 23, 2017

Boys Varsity Basketball wins close match with game winning point by Nik Elsaesser only 8 seconds left in the game

Senior Art Seminar spreads love through notes to students

Seniors Sammie Bluhm, Maya Edstrom, Mackenzie Kuller, Ella Matticks, and Maria Perkkio set out to spread positivity on a day when many St. Paul Academy and Summit School students were feeling hurt post election.

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

November 13, 2016

Senior Art Seminar photo students spread love by posting positive notes on the lockers.

What you wear: Elsaesser reflects on the culture surrounding basketball shoes

What you wear: Elsaesser reflects on the culture surrounding basketball shoes

Stephanie Li, The Rubicon Editor

October 27, 2016

This is part 3 of a three-part story on athletes and their footwear.