The Spectrum

Exploring Doodling’s Dual Purposes

Bernadette Whitely and Julia Blum December 20, 2018

Many students have different methods to keep focused in a activities such as a long class discussion or a test. These mannerisms become automatic and natural to many students. Molly Liston ‘22, explains...

Lilli Herpers '19, Sierra Erdman Luntz '19, Henry Roach '19, and Tanner Parr '19 at the Walker Art Center for their Art History class

Art History Class Revitalized

Caroline Hardy, Student Life Editor November 29, 2018

Officially titled Art Now: 21st Century Art History, the “Art 21” semester class is currently running for the first time in four years. Visual arts faculty Bill Colburn designed the class after his...

The scheduling tab of BearHug.

Transitioning from Daily Bulletin to BearHug

Miki Rierson, Arts and Culture Editor October 3, 2018

Everyday at 3:05 p.m., Blake Upper School students have received Daily Bulletin email in their inbox, courtesy of Betty Brown. But this year, this tradition has been done away with: the bulletin has been...

The Martha Bennett Gallery Team together in the Gallery. Not pictured: Azalea Hallin-Graber '19

Getting Behind the Scenes of the Gallery

Zoe Wellik, Staff Writer September 30, 2018

Grade lounges and other seating areas are filled daily with the same routine of friends in the moments before class in the morning. However, between the original Northrop building and the science wing...

Rosa Gerdts '19 dons her customized Bearbotics jacket.

News Briefs for April 2017

Maggie Ankeny, Staff Writer April 28, 2017

Kjirsten Walt has just returned from maternity leave after Spring Break as the proud mom of Leif, her baby boy. She is excited to return to her Introductory Biology Classes for the fourth quarter. The...

Upper School artwork recognized in state competition

Emily Hykes, Food Editor March 22, 2017

     The Minnesota Scholastic Art awards competition took place this past February, setting a record with over 4,300 entries in 13 different categories from the Twin Cities metro region. Six Blake artists...

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