The Rubicon

Common Ground intimately calls for social change

RAISE YOUR HAND. On April 17, Common Ground members spoke about their experiences of racism within and outside of SPA to educate the community. “Say who you want to be not who others tell you to be,” the group said. On April 24, Common Ground will be handing out ribbons to promote intersectionality and to echo the messages of their presentation.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

April 17, 2018

On April 17, Common Ground members spoke about their experiences of racism within and outside of SPA to educate the community.

Film Club co-presidents reveal the facets of great film

Film Club co-presidents reveal the facets of great film

Jack Benson, The Rubicon Editor

February 19, 2018

A Q&A with Film Club co-presidents Drew Fawcett and Noa Carlson touches on what makes powerful cinema.

Seven poets vie for Poetry Out Loud win

Senior Mira Zelle elicited strong reaction from the crowd with her rendition of

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

November 27, 2017

The school competition on Nov. 15-16 determined the finalists who will go to state in March.

JV and Varsity Softball join forces

Kathleen Bishop catches and prepares to throw the softball

Lucy Sandeen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

Combination of teams revitalizes play and builds stronger bonds.

Carlson wins school wide Poetry Out Loud contest, moves on to state competiton

Junior Noa Carlson recites

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

December 9, 2016

This year's Poetry Out Loud winner from SPA is junior Noa Carlson, with sophomore Zoe Hermer-Cisek as runner-up.

Du Nord is a place full of love and independence for Carlson

Carlson’s entire family had gone to the camp every MEA break until she was in seventh grade.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

Carlson has many happy memories as a family and as an individual in Du Nord.

Performing arts students rehearse for Huss Center opening night gala

Junior Emily Schoonover sings her solo in

Stephanie Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 11, 2015

The Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools have joined together to put on an amazing performance in the Huss Center Oct. 10 for St. Paul Academy and Summit School donors.