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Announcement of fall and spring plays

Announcement of fall and spring plays

Morgan Sabes, Contributing Writer September 30, 2015

Imagine living during the Civil War as a woman who was not eligible to fight for something she believed in. Civil Ceremony the fall play, follows a story of a woman who decides to dress as a man to help...

Students' study abroad experience allows them to explore new cities around the world.

The world through a different lens

Students embark on summer study programs across the globe
Josie Lagerstrom and Lucy Emptage September 29, 2015

Whether it is the shorter summer trip or the longer semester trip, students can learn many different cultural customs, participate in fun activities, and have the opportunity to see a new part of the world...

New student-led structure of Martha Bennett Gallery

New student-led structure of Martha Bennett Gallery

The art of transition
Annie O'Connell, InDepth Editor September 29, 2015

The Martha Bennett Gallery of the Upper School, historically headed by the Blake arts faculty, presents new possibilities with a switch in leadership towards sole student control.  In September, six selected...

Crowd gets excited for performers at the Basilica Block Party.

Review: Summer Festivals

Something to look forward to as winter looms
Emma Burke, Staff Writer September 29, 2015

Throughout summer break, students, at Blake and other schools, take part in many fun outdoor activities. Many students attended outdoor music festivals, a common topic of conversation during the warm summer...

Fashion Trends and Behaviors

Lucy Nelson, Staff Writer February 4, 2014

  We all know that the Blake school has class. Multiple pairs of Jordans can be spotted in the halls and selfies are taken at every time of the day. Where do these trends sprout from? Tyler Jackson...

Celebrity Influence at Blake

Sage Bergerson, Staff Writer February 4, 2014

Seven and a half million celebrity magazines are sold each week in America, that’s eight hundred and twenty five million pages absorbed per week. This is one way media can craft celebrities into our...

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