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Bake sale supports Harvey victims

Jack Prince, Contributing Writer

Hurricane Harvey was a devastating tropical storm that swept through Texas during the beginning of September. The storm was classified as a hurricane from August 25, 2017 ...

October 16, 2017

Bigger, Better

Blake Brazner, Sports Editor

Say “goodbye” to multiple trips, but be prepared to say “hello” to longer lines. A new school year brings new changes, but none may be bigger than the addition of ...

October 16, 2017

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Girls’ Swim and Dive makes a splash

Girls’ Swim and Dive makes a splash

Brian Brener, Contributing Writer

The Girls’ Swim and Dive team has had a strong start to the season as they defeated their rivals, The Breck Mustangs, 97-89 on September 14th. Then, only two days later...

October 3, 2017

New Coaching Staff Leads Girls’ Volleyball Team

New Coaching Staff Leads Girls’ Volleyball Team

Matt Martinez-Sutton, Comedy Editor

After coaching the Girls’ Volleyball Team for two years, science teacher Kjirsten Walt decided to step down as head coach following the birth of her son, Leif. ...

October 3, 2017

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Singing state pride: Hippo Campus

Singing state pride: Hippo Campus

Yeukai Zimbwa, Contributing Writer

At their two free State Fair shows, Hippo Campus fans showed up as indie rock lovers and Minnesotans to support the small, local band that brought them all together.  ...

October 17, 2017

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Homecoming Student Interviews

Homecoming Student Interviews

Maya Chadda, Steven Nye, and Sarina Dev

October 17, 2017

“Senior Chant”- Should it be Permitted?

Amanda Ward, Contributing Writer

Senior Senior (clap clap, clap clap clap!)... is this really a chant or just an arrhythmic shout lacking in originality? The “Senior Chant” is a long held tradition since ...

October 16, 2017

What’s new in School

Will Lyman, Staff Writer

As fall sets upon Blake, the opening of the school year drives forward an enthusiasm to discover new experiences and relationships. Among the excitement of the first week,...

October 4, 2017

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Gordon Aamoth Jr

Gordon Aamoth Jr

Kaitlyn Saldanha and Josie Lagerstrom, Contributing Editor and Managing Editor

Students walk past the Gordy Aamoth Jr. Memorial Stadium everyday after school. Members of the Blake c...

October 16, 2017

Blake Spectrum Staff 2017-2018

Blake Spectrum Staff 2017-2018

Rex Shen, News Editor

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August 30, 2017

Walking the Halls Without Cancer

Walking the Halls Without Cancer

April 28, 2017

Grace Seeley impresses with vocal skills

Grace Seeley impresses with vocal skills

March 22, 2017

Adeola Adesanya

Adeola Adesanya

March 15, 2017

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Bearbotics kicks off the season

Bearbotics kicks off the season

Steven Nye, Multimedia Editor

The Blake Robotics team “Bearbotics” is starting fresh this year with new head coach and Computer Science teacher, Madeline Burton. The team is looking to build on last...

October 3, 2017

Eurocentrism in mapping

Alyssa Story, Opinions Editor

It’s no secret that Social Studies in America is biased and Eurocentric. However, some schools have worked to combat this issue.      Recently, The Boston school syst...

April 28, 2017

Science Spotlight: Tech Requirement

February 9, 2017

Hydrate or die-drate

Hydrate or die-drate

February 9, 2017

Teachers embrace Canvas

Teachers embrace Canvas

September 28, 2016

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Students reminisce on global immersion trips to Cuba, Vietnam

Drew Rosenblum, Opinions Editor

From June 11- July 3, 2017, a group of Blake students traveled to the bustling city of Hanoi, the lively city of Saigon, and the peaceful and quiet rural areas of both sides...

October 16, 2017

Bullet Journaling

Bullet Journaling

Zoe Wellik, In-Depth Editor

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April 28, 2017

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