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QUIZ: Which song from Kanye's

QUIZ: Which song from Kanye’s “Jesus is King” should you be listening to?

Will Schavee, RubicOnline November 11, 2019
Kanye West's most recent album has focused on religious gospel music, a departure from his usual hip hop.

[EPISODE 3] Fall Play Behind the Scenes: The Music

Henry Burkhardt , Photo / Video November 7, 2019

Musicians are practicing for the Upper School Fall Play, The Madwomen of Chaillot. The play will premiere on Nov. 22 in the Huss Center.

Sophomore Rylan Hefner tap dances in front of the upper school while lip syncing.

Annual homecoming lip sync includes tap dancing, duets

Bobby Verhey, RubicOnline Editor September 27, 2018
This year's homecoming lip sync competition included tap dancing and a duet to "Man or Muppet" and "It's Raining Men."
JUNIOR EMILY SCHOONOVER plays grunge punk songs at a recent concert with bandmates Bella Dawson and Danielle Cusack. Bruise Violet, a teenage punk rock band, formed in late 2013.

Bruise Violet fuses punk rock and heavy metal

Gitanjali Raman, Online Managing Editor March 12, 2016
Junior Emily Schoonover sings and plays guitar for punk rock band - Bruise Violet.
Spartan Beats presidents Anna Biggs and Nissa Rolf hold a group meeting on Jan. 15.

Student acapella group ‘Spartan Beats’ plans to perform

Clare Tipler, Sports Editor January 19, 2016
Student acapella group aims to be more focused, perform more.
Junior Anna Biggs plays the piano as students practice singing during their first practice; “They’re really doing it themselves,” student group advisor Anne Klus said while watching the group practice.

New student group A cappella singing strong

Amodhya Samarakoon, Opinions Editor October 10, 2014

Every Thursday a committed group of students stand around a piano and sing.  Started by juniors Anna Biggs and Nissa Rolf, the group is called A cappella.  "I'm there to support them, but they're really...

On stage at Lollapalloza, sophomore Emily Schoonover (third from right) poses with members of the band Portugal. The Man and other artists that she had met on tour.

Schoonover takes the stage at Lollapalloza

Mari Knudson, In Depth Editor October 6, 2014

It’s not uncommon for students to feel nervous giving their senior speeches before the entire school, but imagine giving your speech in front of 100,000 people. Sophomore musician Emily Schoonover can...

Senior Ysabella Johnson enjoys singing and dancing in her spare time.

Singing comes naturally to senior Ysabella Johnson

Ava Gallagher, Chief Visual Editor April 2, 2014

“I’ve loved singing since before I can remember,” senior Ysabella Johnson said. Johnson has performed in multiple school productions including last years’ Hairspray, in which she performed a...

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