The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Pierre Bonnard’s painting titled “Dining room in the Country” is currently on view in Mia. Not only is the painting absolutely beautiful, but it is extremely large as well, which means that the viewer can easily see the color and brush strokes Bonnard used to express himself.

Mia: Minneapolis Institute of Art

Eva Stegic, Arts & Culture Editor May 2, 2023

The Minneapolis Institute of Art, more commonly known as Mia is (arguably) the best arts & history museum in Minnesota. From a plethora of art, spanning multiple continents, to ancient artifacts and...

Bush and her grandfather send off her older sister, Nina Bush ‘22, to college with a photo in their backyard.

Lessons Learned

Amelia Bush, Managing Editor March 7, 2023

Baking cookies, playing board games, hiking up the beautiful California paths, painting, and having fashion shows with my sister in my grandma’s closet. What do these things all have in common? They...

Marmet and her sister, Sage Marmet ‘22, traveled to Mexico for winter break with their grandmother on their mother’s side, Baubie.

Impact on Life

Gabi Marmet, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

Throughout my life, I have been so lucky and grateful to have had all four of my grandparents and one great grandmother in my life to look up to and learn from. My Baubie, Zadie, and Big Baubie (on my...



Claire Cao, Staff Writer January 29, 2023

Canva is a graphic design platform that Blake students often use for their projects, this article focuses on the opinions of students on Canva and what goes on behind-the-scenes with Blake’s provided...

New Schedule Brings Regularity, Flexibility to All In-person Learning

New Schedule Brings Regularity, Flexibility to All In-person Learning

Mina Rossi, Contributing Writer October 7, 2021

Last year’s constant schedule changes have made me more appreciative of the consistency in this year's schedule. Although there are certain aspects of the schedule that I believe still need to be adjusted,...

Shang-Chi plays in theaters, pictured here at Landmark’s Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis.

Shang-Chi Leaves Viewers Content With Well-Done Plot, Characters

Eshaan Ambrose, Contributing Writer October 7, 2021

There are very few movies without mistakes and room for improvement, but Shang-Chi may very well be one of them. Like other “One-off” films such as Antman or Black Panther, this is easy for people...

Kanye West’s Recent Album Donda Receives Largely Mixed Reactions

Kanye West’s Recent Album ‘Donda’ Receives Largely Mixed Reactions

Naomi Solan, Contributing Writer October 7, 2021

As you all know, Donda is Kanye West’s newest studio LP, in tribute to his mother. Kanye is already an extremely perceived individual, and almost everyone has formed their own opinions on him. The lead...

Autumn Aesthetic Brings Comfort, Coziness

Autumn Aesthetic Brings Comfort, Coziness

Kyra Sharma & Ruhi Kurdikar, Contributing Writers September 29, 2021

     Red, orange, and yellow. The gorgeous colors we see as fall approaches. The blissful  idea of sitting in a warm blanket, drinking a latte, and watching the leaves change colors. All the holidays...

Ella Chester also attended Camp Ramah this summer. She’s pictured here at curtain call participating in her age group’s play.

A Life-Changing Summer at Camp

Yoni Zacks, Contributing Writer September 29, 2021

Summer Camp. What do you think about when you hear those two words? I think about spending lots of time every summer at my summer camp, Camp Ramah in Conover, Wisconsin. I've been attending Ramah for 7...

Are Masks Needed?

Chad Woerner, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

In light of the spread of the delta variant throughout the US in recent weeks, on July 27th, the CDC recommended that masks, regardless of vaccinated status, be worn in indoor spaces in counties with high...

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