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[STAFF EDITORIAL] Honor social distancing protocols this summer

Keep looking for alternative options for social time. Set up a Netflix party and watch something together; go to a park with masks and stay six feet apart.

The Rubicon Staff

May 26, 2020

Although regulations have been made less restrictive it is important to continue social distancing and limit exposure to others as there is still a long road ahead.

With Hope there will be a prom

Hope will offer a drive-thru breakfast prom for registered attendees on May 22.

Lizzie Kristal, The Rubicon

May 20, 2020

With proms canceled across the city, Hope Breakfast Bar offers a drive-in alternative May 22.

Seniors reflect on graduating amid COVID-19

Seniors Will Rathmanner and Andy Ellis sit in class back in the fall of 2019. “I have mixed feelings about the school’s response, but overall, it’s just a bummer that COVID-19 has taken over our lives,

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline

April 17, 2020

For the class of 2020, Friday, Mar. 13 could have been their last day of high school.

Seniors vote in Super Tuesday primary election

Seniors Paige Indritz and Anna Snider show of a token from Super Tuesday: an

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline

March 3, 2020

“I remember, in the 2016 election, I felt so powerless,” senior Anna Snider said. “Having the opportunity to vote and being able to make a tangible change is really cool.”

Seniors showcase art in (don’t) Take it Personally

Annie Lam's prints depict beautiful birds and natural elements.

Katya Sjaastad, Rubiconline Editor

May 8, 2019

As the school year winds down and the seniors leave for their senior projects, the annual Senior Arts Seminar Exhibit goes up in the Harry M. Drake Gallery. Entitled, (don’t) Take it Personally, the exhibit is made up of artwork from eleven of the students from the 2019 graduating class. The exhibit is made up of art from many different mediums, including paintings, photography...

Seniors reminisce on lower school days with pumpkin carving tradition

Senior Maya Orey chats with her kindergarten buddy.

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

November 1, 2018

Seniors continue pumpkin carving tradition and look back at the traditions' roots.

Senior “lifers” reflect on high school and look forward to college

100% of lifers polled liked smiley face fries the most of any lower school lunch item.

Clare Tipler, Online Production Manager

April 28, 2017

SPA lifers look back on 13 years and look forward to the years after graduation.

Spartan varsity baseball returns: roster reloaded

Senior captain Riley Bowman practices hitting baseballs in the batting cage.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins and Austin Leiby

April 18, 2017

"We have a lot more experience than most years because we are returning seven starters, and we have a lot of senior leadership which will pay off come the playoffs," Lombard said.

Cherish senior legacies, build community

The mentor program should expand through out  the year to complete a full circle between the seniors and ninth graders.

Isabel Saavedra-Weis, RubicOnline Editor

April 7, 2017

Because seniors leaving the school is one of the many changes in the school during Spring, the graduating class' legacies are not reflected upon until too late.

Boys Varsity Basketball ends home season with Senior Night

Class of 2017 Spartan boys basketball players stand with their parents before the game: Sam Dicke, Mark Ademite, Emerson Egly, Matthew Jaeger, and manager Jackson Jewett

Clare Tipler, Production Manager

March 4, 2017

82-56 loss to Highland Park doesn't dampen fan support.

Early Decision lifts weight of college off seniors’ shoulders

Senior Nora Kempainen wears her Colby sweatshirt after being accepted through Early Decision

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

February 7, 2017

At the same time that most seniors were wrapping up their college applications, a third of the class of 2017 had already heard back from their colleges through early decision (ED) applications.