The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The account @metoo_blake draws awareness to important issues surrounding sexual assault.
@metoo_blake Documents Survivor Stories
Anna Tao, Staff Writer • May 30, 2023

On Mar. 3, an Instagram account under the handle @metoo_blake started publicly sharing the anonymous...

Students from the class of 2026, at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. in the spring of 2022.
Holocaust Unit Revived, Reimagined
Zoey Ueland, Co-Editor-In-Cheif • May 30, 2023

A 2020 Pew Research study revealed a drastic lack of understanding amidst Millennials and Gen Z regarding...

A painting by Claude Monet hung in Mia. Currently, the museum has three of Monets paintings on view. These are just some of Mias many French Impressionism paintings.
Museums Around the Metro: The Value of In-Person Arts
May 2, 2023

Connections to Grandparents Nurture Family Tree
Connections to Grandparents Nurture Family Tree
March 7, 2023

Students take to the dance floor at prom, encouraging others to join in. The music ranged from 2000s pop hits to current rap hits.
Six Thoughts About Prom: “A Night in Hollywood”
Ali Hecker , Student Life Editor • May 5, 2023

Venue: On Saturday, April 15, juniors and seniors joined together at the American Swedish Institute for...

Health Information Project Necessary, Finding Footing
Health Information Project Necessary, Finding Footing
Kaining Zhang, Staff Writer • May 5, 2023

HIP, or Health Information Project, aims to educate freshmen about physical and mental health. However,...

The choir and orchestra prepare to play together in the MPAC.
Band & Orchestra Concert Review
Sonia Lerner, Staff Writer • May 31, 2023

If there’s one thing you should know about the spring band and orchestra concert, it’s that it was...

In one section of the festival, a band invited people to sing on the microphone while they accompanied on instruments.
Art-A-Whirl Proves Successful
Evan Vezmar, Managing Editor • May 31, 2023

For a moment while I walked from the car park to the Northrup King Building, there were only a few people...

“The best interactions with students are when they are telling me about what they are excited about.”
- Nat Gilsdorf
Creating Connections
Amelia Bush, Managing Editor • June 1, 2023

How many names of the faculty and staff at school do you know? Would you feel comfortable going to them...

Dicus plans on taking time to travel and spend time outdoors before he decides on how he wants to continue his career.
Jon Dicus Discovered Passion for Education Through Travel Experiences
Sofia Perlman, Copy Editor • May 31, 2023

For 31 years, Jon Dicus has brought energy and passion to his classes at the Upper School. Through his...

September Games Answers
September 29, 2022
Mystery Athlete Reveal
Mystery Athlete Reveal
May 31, 2023

This month's athlete is Harrison Oxford '23!

Alex Won ‘24 and Liam Coley ‘25 at a practice. Currently, the Bears are ranked sixth in their conference.
Trap Shooting Team Shares Goals, Aims for Improvement
Hamza Banatwala, Contributing Writer • May 30, 2023

Trap shooting is seen as a competitive sport including the use of firearms to shoot clay targets, commonly...

Spring Break Essentials
Gabi Marmet, Staff Writer • March 18, 2023

Eloise Walsh ‘24 focused on reading homework in the OECE wing on the third floor.
School Offers Various Quiet Study Spaces
Jason Rotenberg , Food Editor • March 7, 2023

Picture this: you are in your free block actually doing homework, something that rarely occurs for many,...

The salad bar is filled with delicious toppings to build your salad.
Salad Bar on Fire This Spring
Zoey Ueland, Co-Editor-in-Chief • June 1, 2023

In a list of lunch options,  ranging from the main hot lunch, to the improved power bowl station, the...

Blaze offers a plethora of delicious toppings to choose from.
World Renowned Masterpiece Has Many Good Minnesota Options
Max Yousha, Staff Writer • May 31, 2023

Pizza, a delicious food from Italy, is a staple in American food culture. In Minnesota, there are a variety...

Pop Music
Pop Music
Kaining Zhang, Staff Writer • May 27, 2023

Out of all the songs on the Billboard Hot 100, at least half of them are some form of pop music. Personally,...

Classical Music
Classical Music
Evan Vezmar, Managing Editor • May 27, 2023

The genre of classical music holds many connotations, and for some reason, they are not always positive....

Synesthesia Shapes Perspectives
Synesthesia Shapes Perspectives
Kaining Khang, Staff Writer • March 7, 2023

Synesthesia is a neurological phenomenon that blends one’s senses. Someone who experiences synesthesia...

See the Rocket League Bracket above. Blake was ranked 16th overall.
Esports Attendance Subsists
Allyson Jay, Editor Emerita • March 7, 2023

Many clubs at the Upper School don’t always maintain their loyal members throughout the school year,...

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