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Previous competition at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair.

Twin Cities Regional Science Fair transitions to a virtual format

Alexandra Cardwell, RubicOnline February 28, 2021
The annual Twin Cities Regional Science Fair transitioned to a virtual format, similar to other competitions and activities, like Model United Nations and debate. Due to this transition, preparations have been different for students, instead of preparing to present live to a panel of judges, students are preparing a video, unlike past years.
Officer election results announced

Officer election results announced

News in Brief September 25, 2020
Leaders for the four major committees begin their roles immediately.
Note: This image was previously published in RubicOnline

USC changes blood drive’s location and information systems to increase participation

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline November 5, 2019
USC has been working tirelessly to make changes in order to increase participation.
Sophomore Clara Garner and junior Isabelle Wolpert talk at the Grand Opening.

Grand Opening showcases grand achievements

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline October 14, 2019
The Upper School Grand Opening took place on Oct. 12.
This year, many mentors in the menor-mentee program have five mentees. Last year, the average was two.

Fewer mentors is a long-awaited change

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager September 15, 2019
The mentor-mentee program will benefit sizably from a tighter selection process.
Senior Ethan Asis

Knocking on wood: the quirks of superstitions

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor February 28, 2019
Students use superstitions in their daily life out of habit to avoid danger and keep good luck.
From 2015: Nikolas Liepins plants vegetables in a garden with his grandfather.

Liepins shares tips for having a successful summer garden

Jenny Ries, The Rubicon Editor June 5, 2018
9th grader Nikolas Liepins provides suggestions for summer gardeners.
During x-period, some juniors gather in Summit Center to spend time and relax while others prepare to leave for the walkout.

While many walk out, some stay in school

Sharee Roman, Photographer April 21, 2018

  On National Walk Out day, students marched to the Capitol to emphasize the need for increased gun control in response to the recent school shootings. Although plenty of students participated...

Science Alliance meets during Thursday X Period in 101.

Science Alliance grows membership through a love of STEM

Jenny Ries, Staff Writer January 1, 2018
Science Alliance preps for their spring competitions during Thursday clubs time.
Dean of Students Max Delgado will become the US Principal on July 1. Sophomore Sydney Therien said, “[Delgado] being our principal will definitely be an advantage. I believe that he knows the students on a more personal level, and with a lot of the other administrators it’s more of a shadow control over the school, that's more impersonal. I believe it will all feel more connected.”

Delgado to succeed Hughes as US principal

Tana Ososki, Staff Writer December 6, 2017
After an internal search, Dean of Students Max Delgado has been appointed US Principal. He will promote to his new position on July 1.
At the 2017 NAPPC Pollinator Advocate Award, Nikolas Liepins stands next to staff members presenting his award.   “...This year, reportedly, had the most nominees in the history of the award... I am extremely grateful and honored,” Liepins said. 

Liepins’ pollinator advocacy gets national buzz

Sharee Roman, Photographer November 10, 2017
Ninth grader Nikolas Liepins received the 2017 Pollinator Advocate Award, the youngest winner in history, for his non-profit work protecting the bees.
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