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Upper School artwork recognized in state competition

     The Minnesota Scholastic Art awards competition took place this past February, setting a record with over 4,300 entries in 13 different categories from the Twin Cities...

March 22

New players, new coach,  new season

New players, new coach, new season

Grab your peanuts and cracker jacks--it’s time for some baseball. Coming off an 11-12 season, Boys’ Baseball looks to push the envelope in 2017. Led by captains Will Bea...

March 13

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Boys’ Lacrosse Shooting for State

Boys’ Lacrosse Shooting for State

Bennett Hawley, Co-Editor in Chief

The last time the Blake Boys’ Lacrosse team stepped out on the field was Tuesday, June 14th, when they came up short against Prior Lake in their first game in the State T...

March 24

Boys’ Golf pursues a three-peat

Boys’ Golf pursues a three-peat

Drew Rosenblum, Staff Writer

The Blake Boys’ Golf Team in the last few years has been nothing short of incredible. Coached by Marshall Hoiness, and led by golfers Reece Sanders ‘17, who won state indi...

March 22

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Women’s March renews a spirit of protest

Women’s March renews a spirit of protest

Maya Chadda and Allison Ahern

The streets of St. Paul were filled with pink hats, posters, and protesters for the Women’s March on January 21. The crowd marched to the Capital shouting chants ranging...

February 9

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Isaac’s Input: Posture

Isaac Gittleman, Columnist

Do your parents ever heckle you about your bad posture? Do you subsequently work to improve your posture or watch it deteriorate? In fact, our generation has staggeringly...

March 24

Extensions

Extensions

Ben Gelb, Staff Writer

Extensions are a prevalent tool for students to push back deadlines for major projects and essays in the Blake community. Extension policies range from two extensions no qu...

March 24

Dear Barack

Dear Barack

Frieda Liston, Contributing Writer

Dear Barack Obama,   Please come back to us.   There is much we must discuss Like national security And all the other obscurity.   We...

March 22

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Grace Seeley impresses with vocal skills

Grace Seeley impresses with vocal skills

Josie Lagerstrom and Steven Nye

March 22No Comments

Adeola Adesanya

Adeola Adesanya

Chapel Puckett, Co-Editor-in-Chief

“Every time I enter a classroom I still look at the board and gain some things from what’s written.”

March 15No Comments

Building a Strong Language Foundation

Building a Strong Language Foundation

February 9

Passions of Tristan

Passions of Tristan

November 3

New year, new classes, new teachers

New year, new classes, new teachers

September 29

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Science Spotlight: Tech Requirement

Minjae Lee, Editor Emeritus

Despite living in a digital age, the core curriculum of private liberal arts institutions often lacks a distinctive technology requirement.                Howeve...

February 9

Hydrate or die-drate

Hydrate or die-drate

Elizabeth Opp, Opinions Editor

The warnings are endless: your grades will go down if you stop drinking water, dehydration putting your vigilance and motor skills at odds. Regardless, Blake students large...

February 9

Teachers embrace Canvas

Teachers embrace Canvas

September 28

Physics experiment turns international

Physics experiment turns international

April 28

Science spotlight: lacking physical activity

Science spotlight: lacking physical activity

April 28

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Changing the community one blanket at a time

Changing the community one blanket at a time

Elizabeth Opp, Opinions Editor

Last month, Sam Monahan '18 stood in front of Forum to present her idea: a club focused on helping others feel just a little more at ease in unfortunate circumstances. With all...

March 24

Open Mic Night loses popularity

Open Mic Night loses popularity

Elizabeth Opp, Opinions Editor

Graduation requirements include art. Senior speeches are frequently given on the perks of taking art courses and branching out through classes from Drawing and Painting to Ce...

March 13

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