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SAC sells tickets for annual formal dance, themed “Winter Wonderland”

Students can purchase tickets for the Winter Wonderland dance from SAC members at a table set up in front of the lunch room.

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

February 7, 2017

The dance, held this Saturday, Feb. 11 from 8-10:30, will have a winter theme.

Boys Hockey look to use team dance parties to fuel positive attitude and a State Championship

Boys Hockey look to use team dance parties to fuel positive attitude and a State Championship

Austin Leiby, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

The Boys Hockey team is looking to make it to the state tournament for the second consecutive after making their first appearance last year.

Senior Speech Illustrations: Week 2

Iya Abdulkarim, The Rubicon Editor

September 26, 2016

See the illustrations of lines from the second week of senior speeches here.

SMB Wolfpack start second season with 55-0 throttling of Saint Agnes Aggies

SMB Wolfpack start second season with 55-0 throttling of Saint Agnes Aggies

Breandan Gibbons, RubicOnline Editor

September 9, 2016

The SMB Wolfpack started the season 1-0 with a 55-0 win over the Saint Agnes Aggies.

Rising seniors meet with college admission director to learn about college essays

Rising seniors meet with college admission director to learn about college essays

Clare Tipler, RubicOnline Production Manager

May 20, 2016

A Carleton College admissions officer came to speak to the junior class about college essays.

Multi-sport athletes jump from winter to spring

Sophomore Olivia Williams-Ridge rolls out her calves. “It’s hard with hockey and softball because I come off the hockey season feeling so tired and dead, but softball season starts so soon,

Lauren Boettcher, News Editor

March 8, 2016

Multi-sport athletes have to deal with the struggle of recovering to get ready for the spring sports season after the tough winter season.

Lombard packs meals at Feed My Starving Children for those in need

Juniors Weston Lombard and Jack Sullivan pose for a selfie while volunteering at Feed My Starving Children.

Emily Thissen, News Editor

January 4, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: junior Weston Lombard packs meals at Feed My Starving Children.

Young Conservatives Club created to facilitate exploration of conservative policy

The first Young Conservatives Club experienced a substantial turnout. “We had a good attendance the first week,” Lombard said, “but now, we are looking at having consistent attendance [in order] for people to have a better understanding of the conservative viewpoints.”

Iya Abdulkarim, Feature Editor

October 8, 2015

Junior Weston Lombard details the purpose and goals of the new SPA student group Young Conservatives.

Wickstrum hired as new Athletic Director

Emily Thissen, News Editor

May 5, 2015

New female Athletic Director appointed by student and staff Search Committee.

Red Bull Crashed Ice championship gives competitors wings

Ice cross downhill is a relatively new extreme sport which was created by the energy drink company Red Bull in 2001. It combines ice hockey, motorcross, and roller derby as four skaters are sent down in icy slope rife with obstacles.  Lombard has attended Crashed Ice in past years and once even participated in the opening ceremonies. “[Crashed Ice is] pretty crazy, but it’s still a pretty cool event,” sophomore Weston Lombard said.

Mari Knudson, In Depth Editor

February 16, 2015

As a part of the annual St. Paul Winter Carnival, Crashed Ice kicked off the Ice Cross Downhill World Championships on Jan. 23.

Students share scary stories as fall tradition

Ghost stories hide in the Upper School library but most students equate movie scares with their childhood or present day nightmares.

Dianne Caravela, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

As she closed the door to the dark basement, a sudden impulse to bolt up the staircase as fast as she could seized her. Lying in bed about to fall asleep, a strange shadow caught his eye, jolting him awake. It could be strange sounds on a dark night or things moving with no explanation. Whatever it...