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“Zoom Fatigue” is the new normal

Sophomore Riley Erben poses with the computer she uses for all her Google Meets classes. “I hate being on my computer all day because the classes are all back to back, meaning I have very little free time built into the regular school day. Then, at night I can’t really do stuff I like because I’m working on homework,” Erben said.

Tommy Verhey, RubicOnline

September 18, 2020

As the school year begins, students are spending multiple hours staring at a screen which can have negative impacts on their health.

Students showcase personal creativity at winter dance

Upon entering the venue, a red carpet was set up for students as the publications editors from Ibid, Alessandra Costalonga and Mimi Longe, took paparazzi photos for them.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

February 9, 2020

Red carpets, it’s all about fashion, fame, glitz, and glam. This year’s SPA red carpet themed winter dance was no exception. Check out some amazing looks from the dance.

Language apps inspire students be immersive with learning

SPA offers four different languages, Spanish, German, French, and Chinese. Students from all different languages can use Quizlet, including ninth-grader Riley Erben who uses Quizlet to study for her French class.

Hazel Waltenbaugh, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

Use quizlet, change app settings to another language, or add a cultural song to a playlist.

[DANCE MOVES] TikTok continues to thrive

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

November 5, 2019

Students around the school continue to dance to songs on the ever so popular app TikTok.