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[THEN/NOW] Think pandemic closures are new? Look back a century.

Both the 1918 Influenza and COVID-19 have had big impacts of school life.

Elle Chen and Mimi Huelster

September 17, 2020

Masks on faces. Signs on doors. Public health impacts the ways school operates.

[TWINSTINCT] Ep. 02: Course requests & classes

[TWINSTINCT] Ep. 02: Course requests & classes

Lynn Reynolds and Evan Reynolds

May 13, 2020

On this time's TWINSTINCT, Lynn and Evan talk about course requests and not being in the same classes.

Club spreads positivity with cards to staff

One of the brightly colored cards handed to the staff.

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

April 30, 2020

Community Action and Service appreciates the members of the community by sending letters of appreciation.

COVID-19 explained: the problem with hoarding

During the COVID-19 outbreak, one of the most effective methods to prevent transmission and contracting this virus is washing hands. While washing, use soap and make sure to scrub carefully and thoroughly. Hand sanitizer and wipes come in as a good alternative.

Elle Chen, RubicOnline

March 18, 2020

COVID-19 has caused many people to feel like they've lost control over their lives. That's why they're resorting to stocking. But how effective is it really?

A piece of cake: McKoy’s sweet stress reliever

Junior Stella McKoy started baking after getting multiple concussions.

Salah Abdulkarim, The Rubicon

March 10, 2020

Whether it’s reading or playing sports, everyone has their own hobbies. For junior Stella McKoy it’s baking.

Fire and lockdown drills save lives

Even if fire drills aren’t necessary, more practice makes perfect.

Aryun Nemani, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Whether encouraged or forced by law, it is crucial for schools to perform more drills in the interest of preventing deaths and injuries. 

Does the Lower School really need uniforms?

Does the Lower School really need uniforms?

Tommy Verhey, Staff Writer

February 2, 2020

Uniforms are one of the many controversial topics revolving around school as a whole. Some students, teachers, and parents seem to like them, but at the same time, some don’t.

[TOP PICKS] Find the perfect study spot (and hot drink)

There are countless cafes around the cities, but here are a few near the school that offer a setting for focus.

Tana Ososki, RubicOnline

January 18, 2020

Sitting at a small table at a locally owned coffee shop, putting the phone aside, and focusing on what you hope to accomplish can make homework a lot more enjoyable.

Detentions: are they the right way to deal with problems?

It’s time for disciplinary philosophy to change and for school officials to start using punishments that work instead of using detention as a catch-all punishment for even the most minor infractions of school rules.

Henry Burkhardt

October 29, 2019

Detentions are an oversimplified, overused answer to a larger problem.