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Climate strike unites Minnesota youth

Protesters gathered at the State Capitol to advocate for more environmental policies.

Quinn Christensen and Liv Larsen

September 21, 2019

Club leaders Sydney Therien and Paige Indritz sparked student interest in the strike and helped them join the movement.

Environmental disasters from summer prompt student group action

Fires blaze through the Amazon Rain Forest, causing disaster to the habitats within.

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

September 10, 2019

People for Environmental protection makes plans to raise money and awareness for the Amazon fires.

PEP plants for pollinators

Juniors Sonja Henze plants a plant with the help of another PEP member.

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline Editor

May 8, 2019

People for Environmental Protection planted a pollinator garden on May 7, with the help of student volunteers.

PEP pulls invasive species by the Mississippi

Advisor Mary Lincoln and PEP President Iris Shaker-Check holding the invasive buck thorn roots that plague Crosby Farm Park.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

November 13, 2018

The PEP student club travelled to Crosby Farm last week to pull invasive species.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Step toward a brighter future with green choices

STAFF EDITORIAL: Step toward a brighter future with green choices

The Rubicon Staff, Editorial

September 28, 2017

SPA students need to recognize their role in climate change and take part in helping the environment.

PEP’s service field trip aims to spread awareness and inspire

Seniors Flannery Enneking-Norton and Emilia Hoppe work to dig up invasive species, such as weeds.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

September 19, 2017

The student group People for Environmental Protection planned a service field trip Sept. 19 to clean up invasive species.

PEP pollinator garden aims to spread awareness of declining bee population

Seniors Emily Dieperink and Maya Kachian sell pollination seeds outside the lunch room.

Emily Thissen, RubicOnline Editor

April 27, 2017

PEP is aiming to spread community awareness of the declining bee population by putting in a pollination garden.

PEP invites chief mentor of iMatter Larry Kraft to discuss global warming

PEP invites chief mentor of iMatter Larry Kraft to discuss global warming

Stephanie Li, Photo Story Editor

January 30, 2017

On Jan. 26, the student group PEP invited Chief Mentor of iMatter, Larry Kraft, to talk about combating climate change at a local level.

New students check out what Thursdays have to offer at Clubs Fair

Leaders from the IT Club let prospective members know that they'll work to make the community more tech-savvy this year.

Lauren Boettcher, Social Media Manager

September 16, 2016

The clubs fair is put on in the gymnasium every year and is an opportunity for freshman to try student groups.

PEP hopes new initiatives attract members for upcoming year

Like all student groups, PEP has a bulletin board in the history hallway to display things about their club.

Emily Thissen, News Editor

May 1, 2016

Thursday group PEP hopes to attract new members for the 2016-17 school year.