The Rubicon

Perspectives change as pandemic progresses

Juniors Sarah Oppenheim and Lucie Bond spend time to together at a drive in movie.
Students share how their outlooks on life have changed since this last spring.
October 28, 2020

Seven months deep into a global pandemic many people have been socially isolated from friends and relatives for a long period of time. Although students have started easing their way back on campus and...

What are you thankful for?

November 26, 2019

Students and faculty share thoughts of gratitude.

Debate balance: success & “awesome”

Head of Debate, Tom Fones, teaches one of his many debate classes this semester.
November 4, 2019
SPA's debate team is currently ranked second in state.

[PHOTO STORY] Sound sculptures showcased and critiqued

This sound sculpture entitled, “Baboon Fountain”, was created by Eleanor Smith, Sevy Hayes, Sam Zelazo, and Harry Mahmic. “We layered bamboo so [water] would fall on to different objects and those objects would make different sounds”Sevy Hayes said.
May 23, 2019
Ninth Grade Physics's annual Sound Sculpture Showcase was held on May 23.

Ninth graders successfully petition for study hall release

The upper library, where study halls used to be held, is left deserted as ninth graders find other places to study.
May 9, 2019
Ninth graders Sophie Cullen and Olivia Szaj petititioned for free study halls, and the class is grateful.

Students show growing dismay after month-long government shutdown

The United States Capitol on a cloudy day.
A opinion poll of grades 9-12 collects thoughts on the longest government shutdown in history
January 25, 2019
Martin Luther King Jr. Day—a day of celebration, service and progress—marked the 32nd of the longest government shutdown in United States history.

Not picture perfect: students celebrate Love Your Body day

Not picture perfect: students celebrate Love Your Body day
October 26, 2018
Love Your Body day, celebrated at SPA on October 26th, brought some extra love much needed in a pressure filled high school environment.
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