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Spartan Ultimate at the Hopkins Hustle tournament

Ellie Nowakowski

May 21, 2018

The boys and girls varsity ultimate frisbee teams competed at the Hopkins Hustle tournament on Sat. the 12th and Sun. the 13th. 

Seniors say goodbye as they look ahead

Lifers at SPA have spent their K-12 learning experience at the LS, MS, and US. This year's senior class has 21 lifers.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

April 30, 2018

As the Class of 2018 finishes their final week of classes, many seniors reflect on their high school careers, and look ahead to new beginnings.

Engaged learning comes to life on field trips

Junior Bailey Donovan holds worms that she collected for a sample.

Chloe Morse, The Rubicon Editor

March 2, 2018

Out of classroom learning needs to be incorporated into the curriculum for the benefit of class development, and students.

Nordic skiers reflect on previous races before state

Junior Peter Moore after defending his section 3A title in the pursuit race. Moore will race at state on Thursday in Biwabik, MN.

Breandan Gibbons, Rubicon TV: Executive Producer

February 14, 2018

Senior Val Hart and junior Peter Moore qualified for the Nordic Skiing state championships, here is a preview of their race.

Nordic team looks to defend titles at sections

Senior Val Hart races to her second consecutive IMAC individual championship. Photo submitted by Becky Moradian

Breandan Gibbons, Rubicon TV: Executive Producer

February 6, 2018

The nordic team determines to defend their section titles on Feb. 6.

Recovery essential to injured student athletes

Michael Forsgren, Social Media Manager

January 7, 2018

There are many injuries, big or small, in high school sports, but what is most important is recovery. Here are student athletes and how they recovered from serious injuries.

Nordic ski team drives to be “swift” on the course

SOCCER OR SKI? In between races, the Nordic Ski team is known to play games as a group: “We like to play ski soccer,” captain Val Hart said, where we just basically play soccer in our ski boots and it’s very amusing.”

Jonah Harrison, The Rubicon Editor

December 3, 2017

The Nordic Ski team bonds as a team during the long winter season.

Close knit girls XC team aims to win through laughing and bonding

The Cross Country team comes together in a huddle before the race.

Jenny Sogin, The Rubicon Editor

October 29, 2017

Two Girls Cross Country earned a spot at state competition this Saturday at St. Olaf College. The supportive team dynamic is part of what got them there.

Spartan Cross-Country competes hard in conference meet

Senior Flannery Enneking-Norton finishes the race strong for first overall.

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor

October 19, 2017

The Boys and GIrls Cross-country teams competed in the IMAC meet on October 12.

Homecoming kick-off assembly rallies Spartan spirit

Grades took their class colors seriously and a bright rainbow could be seen across the gymnasium.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

October 2, 2017

Homecoming 2017 began with the annual kick-off assembly, which included an introduction of the German exchange students and the Spartan Beat led by a brand new spartan.

Sophomore Val Hart volunteers with the Sanneh Foundation

Sophomore Val Hart poses with one of the kids she was volunteering with.

Emily Thissen, News Editor

December 28, 2015

Sophomore Val Hart spends her summers volunteering through the Sanneh Foundation, playing with kids and having fun in the sun.