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Players celebrate with starting goalie Aksel Reid after their 3-2 victory over Blaine High School at Hockey Day Minnesota 2020.

Boys’ Hockey Chance for Success on Hold with New Restrictions

Winnie Ulland, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

Fresh off a third place finish in last year's State Tournament, the Blake Boys' Hockey team has been preparing for the 2020-2021 season for months. However, the ability to showcase their young talent has...

Athletes pose as a team at the end of their routine from last year’s skating exhibition held at the Blake Ice Arena.

Figure Skating Team Takes Great Strides to Build Community

After its creation last year, team draws skaters from all skill levels to compete
Emma Martinez Sutton, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2020

Last winter, figure skaters in the middle and upper schools were able to join a new Blake team that consists of some practices and an exhibition. This year the team will participate in virtual events due...

Players pose with their plaque after winning the Section with a 4-3 win over Breck.

October Mystery Athlete

Amelia Bush, Contributing Writer November 10, 2020

This monthís mystery athlete is very accomplished. She has been playing tennis since she was 9 and has been playing in tournaments since she was 10. She has been on varsity since she was in 7th grade,...

Kelly Dayton '22 fills out a sample ballot before the mock election.

2020 Mock Election Results

November 3, 2020

President - 407 total votes Biden - 324 (79.6%) Trump - 36 (8.8%) Kanye - 35 (8.6%) Jorgensen - 5 (1.2%) De la Fuente - 3 (.7%) La Riva - 2 (.5%) Hawking - 2 (.5%)   Senate...

Hybrid Model Creates Difficulty for Clubs

Infrequent meeting times often lead to confusion
Jack Prince, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2020

At the beginning of last school year, no student would have predicted the extent to which the backbone of student extracurriculars, clubs, have undergone change. Clubs are a place where students can not...

Spectrum Club Fair Video 2020

Will Rosenblum September 25, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dHAiaF-nn4&feature=emb_logo  

Spectrum Recruitment Video 2020

Jack Prince, Online Editor September 1, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ir6ayOFwAnk

Day in the Life with Dylan Gainsley: Quarantine Edition

Dylan Gainsley, News Editor May 17, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlHJceLjpus&feature=youtu.be

Quarantine Close-Up Challenge

Use the hints to figure out what the photos are
Elena Gill, Staff Photographer May 6, 2020

  Questions:   Answers:

Spectrum Explores the Great Outdoors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY6ITew4ykc&t=3s

April Sudoku Challenge #2

Try to solve this challenging sudoku puzzle within 5 minutes
Jack Prince, Online Editor April 24, 2020

The objective is to fill this 9×9 grid with digits in such a way that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3×3 grids that make up the larger 9×9 grid contains all of the digits from 1 to 9. Each...

April Sudoku Challenge #1

Attempt to solve the Sudoku within 2 minutes
Jack Prince, Online Editor April 17, 2020

The objective is to fill this 9×9 grid with digits in such a way that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3×3 grids that make up the larger 9×9 grid contains all of the digits from 1 to 9. Each...

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