The Rubicon

Ultimate Frisbee lacks supervisor, enjoys more freedoms

Senior Cas Burr dabs with a Frisbee. “Ultimate [Frisbee] is a really good team building sport and at the same time, a very good workout,

Rafa Buettner-Salido, Videographer

May 6, 2016

The Ultimate Frisbee team will enter its second year without a supervisor.

Students search for study spaces

Junior Sam Matenaer takes advantage of the isolation provided by the cubby desks in the library. “It’s not a table, so I’m sitting alone, so it’s easier to focus on my work,” he said.

Netta Kaplan, Managing Editor

December 12, 2014

With exams quickly approaching, students are looking for quiet places in the school to hunker down and get some studying done. For plenty, the library is just the spot. “The library is nice because it’s in the middle of everything, so you can go see your teachers, and I like writing on a table,”...

Students use Minecraft as a form of self expression

Students enjoy playing Minecraft during bits of spare time.  Minecraft’s greatest appeal is the ability to build in a fantasy  world. “You can build anything!” sophomore Ali Duval said.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Chief Visual Editor

November 3, 2014

Sophomore Ali Duval sits in the Summit Center, staring intently at her screen, focused on the task at hand. She could be finishing some homework. She could be checking her email. Walk behind her and take a peek at her laptop display. A palette of earthy browns and greens fills the screen. The block like...

Winter Sports Preview: Boy’s Swimming and Diving looks forward to season with good spirits

Sophomores Karsten Ruinquist and Sam Matenaer are excited for this season, “we have a small team that is pretty young, but we still have pretty strong swimmers. We have a new coach this year and we’re excited to be able to work with her,

John Wilhelm and Thomas Toghramadjian

November 22, 2013

Coming off of a successful season, the SPA-Highland cooperative boys swimming team has set a high bar for this year. Three swimmers, including SPA sophomores Karsten Runquist and Sam Matenaer, qualified for the state competition. Runquist and Matenaer advanced to the section semifinals, and the team...