The Rubicon

Do seniors know the 9th graders?

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

April 22, 2019

We asked seniors to name five 9th graders in 15 seconds and asked 9th graders to name five seniors in 15 seconds.

Spring sports captains look forward to oncoming season

The track team practices inside the gym while they still aren't able to get outside.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, RubicOnline Editor

March 18, 2019

Captains of the spring sports talk about what they individually excited for and what they are looking forward to in their upcoming seasons.

Comedy plays essential role in community

Junior Nina Smetana laughs as she listens to sophomore Isabel Toghramadjian read riddles.

Tommy Stolpestad, The Rubicon Editor

March 5, 2019

Laughter can bring joy and relief to anyone, anywhere. In that sense, it is its own form of medicine.

[Q&A] 10 Questions with Will Christakos

Senior Will Christakos rises to get a rebound.

Tommy Stolpestad, The Rubicon Editor

January 24, 2019

Senior Will Christakos answers 10 questions about his favorite basketball moments, and how he prepares for each game.

The AirPod takeover

Apple AirPods punctuate the halls at SPA. “I love the AirPods because it makes listening to music with my friends super easy. We used to have to sit really close together while doing homework if we wanted to listen to music. Now, we can share the headphones super easily; I have one ear while my friend has the other. I love it,” junior Pia Schultz said.

Emma Sampson, RubicOnline Editor

November 21, 2018

Introduced in 2016, Apple's AirPods have filled the ears of students this fall.

Somalis + Minnesota exhibit expresses refugee experience

Senior Kayla Edmundson spins the images to reveal a different story as written by a Somali refugee who lives in Minnesota.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

November 16, 2018

The History of Refugee Communities in Minnesota class attended the "Somalis + Minnesota" exhibit at the MN History Center to start their next unit on Somali refugees.

Dance team finds their way onto the field

Ellie Hoppe and the SPA dance team performing at The Blake School. The SPA dance team performed on October 5th.

Eric Bottern, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

For the first time ever, the Spartan Dance Team performed at SMB Wolfpack games during halftime.

Lincoln International loses to Spartans

Senior Nik Elsasser powers down the court unchallenged by defenders.

Tristan Hitchens-Brookins, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

The Feb. 27 game ended in a Spartan win 70-17.

Boys Basketball loses to Breck

Adam Holod, Gus Grunau, and Nik Elsaesser try to get the ball back on the Breck end.

Ellie Findell, Production Manager

January 10, 2018

Boys Varsity Basketball lost to Breck Jan. 9. Their next game is at The Blake School on Jan. 12.

Student artists voice their truths through rap genre

A simple set-up for a  SoundCloud artist includes a recording system and their beats.

Griffin Thissen, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

Web platforms like SoundCloud enables students to experiment with music production, allowing them to create their own beats and songs.