• First quarter wraps up: no school Oct. 18-19.
  • Oct. 25 Senior Speeches: Martha Slaven, Cesar Gallagher, Ashley Su, Charlie Keillor

The Rubicon

Two-peat: Askari-Wheaton win state debate (again)

Two-peat: Askari-Wheaton win state debate (again)

Diane Huang, Director of RubicOnline

February 3, 2017

It's been 30 years since a team has won state debate two years in a row but that didn't stop this dynamic duo from breaking that streak.

Debaters prep for home tournament for national qualification

Debaters prep for home tournament for national qualification

Sophie Jaro, The Rubicon Chief Visual Editor

December 9, 2016

Debaters from SPA aim to qualify for the national tournament in Birmingham, Alabama after competing in their home tournament.

Advanced Science Research grants scientific freedom and flexibility

Advanced Science Research grants scientific freedom and flexibility

Javier Whitaker-Casta├▒eda, The Rubicon Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2016

ASR students can truly research anything. From mussel burrowing habits, to fish learning patterns, to contamination due to roof runoff, it's all an option.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 9

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 9

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

November 17, 2016

View the illustrations of excerpts from the senior speeches given on Friday, Nov 11.

Senior debaters visit MPR studio to comment on first presidential debate night

Senior debaters visit MPR studio to comment on first presidential debate night

Amodhya Samarakoon, Creative Design Manager

September 29, 2016

Raffi Togrhamadjian, Shefali Bijwadia, Noor Qureishy, Sarah Wheaton, Henry Ziemer, Coleman Thompson participate in a live analysis of the Sept. 26 debate night at MPR headquarters.

Four debate finalists will participate in World Schools Debate invitational

Four debate finalists will participate in World Schools Debate invitational

May 31, 2016

Debaters and alternate will attend the competition in Salt Lake City, Utah in June.

Debate takes first and second place in section tournament

Debate takes first and second place in section tournament

News in Brief

January 11, 2016

This is the 15th consecutive year the debate team has qualified for the state tournament.

First Aid Vectors take first at World Savvy competition

First Aid Vectors take first at World Savvy competition

Lauren Boettcher, News Editor

May 16, 2015

The SPA World Savvy team took first place with their presentation on AIDS and Ebola in the competition, which focused on "Population and Progress"

Harper Lee returns with new novel Go Set A Watchman

Harper Lee returns with new novel Go Set A Watchman

Sophie Jaro, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015

The long awaited sequel to iconic story is met with excited anticipation and controversy.

Quiz Bowl team advances to quarterfinals in MNHS Quiz Bowl League playoffs

Quiz Bowl team advances to quarterfinals in MNHS Quiz Bowl League playoffs

Mari Knudson, In Depth Editor

February 22, 2015

The team also qualified for the 2015 NAQT High School National Championship.

Student volunteers take on Bike Classic

Student volunteers take on Bike Classic

Eva Perez-Greene, Editor in Chief

October 6, 2014

What drew approximately 6,000 people out of bed and onto 35 miles of St. Paul streets between the cool morning hours of 7 and 9 a.m.? The St. Paul Classic Bike Tour, which fell on a sunny September 7 this year, did for the twentieth year in a row. The Classic, produced by the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota,...