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

Exchanging Worlds

Exchanging Worlds

Camila Pardo, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

It was his first trip to Minneapolis and as he got off the plane he sensed that a great amount of wonderful experiences would make this exchange unforgettable. These thoughts floated in the head of...

Apple Music logo.

Debate: Apple Music or Spotify?

Max Yousha, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Apple computer vs Microsoft computer. Apple phone vs Samsung phone. Apple earbuds vs other wireless headphones. Yet the most important Apple debate of all is Apple Music vs Spotify. These two are the top...

JT Sugalski ‘24 views the results of his team’s fantasy football performance, hoping with all of his might to be one game further away from his punishment.

Fantasy Football: Motivating Players Through Punishments

Jason Rotenberg, R&R Editor December 13, 2023

What does an ACL even do? These are the words that could not escape my mind as I stare at the big red IR next to Christian McCaffery’s name on my fantasy team. My number 1 overall pick had gone to waste,...

The ambience of the concert was lit.

Jonas Brothers Concert Rocks

Gabi Marmet, Food Editor December 13, 2023

LIGHTS! BLASTING MUSIC! SCREAMING CROWD! The Jonas Brothers concert, taking place on Nov. 19, was AMAZING! While I was never an avid listener of the Jonas Brothers, I do love and listen to a couple of...

On Nov. 30, Maggie Molter’s Physics: Mechanics class went over the grading system for about 20 minutes. The class had just finished a lab report, so Molter explained what the class’s current grades were and what students were on track to get for the semester.

“A” For Advanced?

Amelia Bush, Managing Editor December 8, 2023

The presence of objective-based grading within classrooms has dramatically increased since even the last school year, and in approximately two years, the administration hopes to transition all departments...

You can even add a bow to make the wrapping paper look even better!

Wrapping Paper Betters Gifts

Ethan Klaiman, Sports Editor December 8, 2023

Wrapping paper is ripped, destroyed, cluttering, overwhelming, and is shadowed by an onslaught of negative adjectives, but that is not the case. All these negative claims about wrapping paper were proven...

The cast of the play take a triumphant bow and thank the tech crew for their work after a wonderful performance.

Fall Play Delivers Luminous Show

Anna Tao, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

The performance carefully crafted by the talented “Radium Girls” cast was luminous. Each cast member was able to present the paradoxical nature of humanity, one made up of both compassion and despicableness....

Dillon in the locker room before a game against East Central at the Red Wing High School - Tip-Off Classic.

New Players Improve Team Culture

Hamza Banatwala, Contributing Writer December 6, 2023

As the winter approaches, basketball season is heating up after the fall league, and the Boys’ team is looking exceptional prior to the season’s beginning. The fall league encompassed all new...

November Crossword Answer Key

Charlie Dean, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

Zach Bryan album cover.

Zach Bryan Creates Masterpiece

Cleo Kilpatrick, Photo Editor November 17, 2023

Zach Bryan, an up-and-coming artist, is well known for his single “Something in the Orange” which was released in 2021. Now, his new album has a very similar vibe. The songs on this album are filled...

Players celebrate in a huddle after winning a thrilling rally.

Volleyball Settles Historic Rivalry

Soren Reyes November 15, 2023

Blake Bears Prevail Over Breck Mustangs: The Rivalry Continues. Who is better: Blake or Breck? Many delusional people would claim Breck. On Thursday, Sept. 28th, in the heated battle between the Bears...

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