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McBuggets are Yost-Dubrow’s newest diet recommendation

Ms. Yost-Dubrow teaches environmental science. Aside from her teachings on crickets, Yost-Dubrow focuses on methods to combat climate change as well as historical examples of environmental disasters.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline

October 30, 2019

Upper School science teacher Rachel Yost-Dubrow is a strong advocate for environmental responsibility. Perhaps her most notable idea - eating crickets. 

Costa Rica fosters love for scientific research

Retired science teacher Beth Seibel-Hunt listens to juniors Izzy Medrano and Pilar Saavedra-Weis' findings from Costa Rica.

Sharee Roman, The Rubicon

October 3, 2019

On Wednesday, Sept 25, students from the summer biology research trip presented their findings.

Heckman looks forward, even as he says goodbye

Mr. Heckman and his beloved advisory during their last meeting together

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline Editor

June 1, 2019

Heckman will leave for a job at a boarding school in Connecticut at the end of the school year.

Juniors and sophomores contemplate science electives

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

April 17, 2019

With the end of the school year approaching, students have begun to discuss science electives to add to their schedules next year.

Lower School Science Night inspires scientific curiosity

Lower School Science Night inspires scientific curiosity

Melissa Nie, RubicOnline Editor

April 6, 2019

The Lower School Science Night engaged children in science through fun activities like making slime and paper airplanes.

SPA THINKS: Do aliens exist?

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

March 17, 2019

Students were asked if they believe aliens exist and why.

Gut bacteria linked to mental health

Gut bacteria linked to mental health

Lucy Benson, The Rubicon Editor

March 11, 2019

New studies show that the health of gut bacteria in the intestines may be linked to mental health.

Advanced Science Research encourages variety in experiments

Junior Maddy Breton's zebrafish setup. Breton is among the many students who take ASR to further their passion for science.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

February 24, 2019

Advanced Science Research students have begun a variety of experiments that seek to discover new ideas.

Racing into the future: Self-driving cars

Self-driving cars have many facets that must be considered for future use in society.

Lizzie Kristal and Lucy Benson

February 20, 2019

Self-driving cars are developing rapidly, already becoming a reality.

[PHOTO GALLERY] Science Alliance places 7th in sections, advances to state

Juniors Nathan Sobotka and Sameer Bijwadia doing the analysis portion of the thermodynamics competition.

Kelby Wittenberg, RubicOnline Editor

February 3, 2019

SPA's Science Alliance posted impressive finishes on Saturday, moving them on to the state competition.