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

Cover at the movie theater showcases a plan crash on par with major events and themes of the movie.

New Movie “Don’t Worry Darling” Crashes in Theaters

Mackenzie Higgins, Food Editor November 10, 2022

From an alleged screaming match between director Olivia Wilde and starring actor Florence Pugh to accusations of Harry Styles spitting on co-star Chris Pine, “Don’t Worry Darling” has captured the...

Some of Stegics different stylish scarves to wear this fall.

Can Scarves Replace Hoodies?

Eva Stegic, Columnist November 7, 2022

As Autumn approaches, it is the perfect time to try new clothing items that you haven’t worn before, be it new boots, a sweater, a hat, or even a scarf! Although scarves are a great addition to one’s...

An oil pastel painting, of Radio City Music Hall, created in 2018.

Murals and Art Decorate the Hallway Walls

Amelia Bush & Yoni Zacks, Managing Editor & Sports Editor November 7, 2022

If you paid attention to the walls at Blake you would see some really interesting pieces of art as you are walking around. There are projects everywhere! The art wing always has the latest student designs,...

Uma bought this book about a year ago from Barnes and Noble. Her favorite short story from the novel is called, The Door that Wasnt There.

Short Story Reviews

Uma Bhardwaj, Columist September 29, 2022

Short story collections to make you feel….   Sad: Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies is truly one of the most heart-wrenching collections I have ever read. Telling about a variety of...

Treble and Dozen Take on New Year

Treble and Dozen Take on New Year

Amelia Bush, Managing Editor September 29, 2022

The student-led Treble and Dozen choirs have been an integral part of Blake’s choir community for years. Felix Reidel ‘24 has been a member of Dozen for the past two years and commented “It's really...

Top Gun: Maverick

New ‘Top Gun’ Exceeds Expectations

Allyson Jay, In-Depth Editor August 30, 2022

Thirty six years ago, the treasured and action-packed film Top Gun was released. After decades of persistent success and beloved, loyal fans, the long awaited sequel was finally released this May, breaking...

Sketch of Minion from movie franchise

Dressy Teenagers Flock to Theaters

Oscar Walsh, Opinions Editor August 30, 2022

“Minions: The Rise of Gru'' is the fifth continuation of the Despicable Me franchise. While the production was delayed due to COVID-19 until this July, the film garnered immediate support from viewers....

The band practices after their concert

Current Band Curriculum

Rowan Wallin, Managing Editor June 1, 2022

For the last three weeks of school, the band has been rehearsing an ensemble of songs which they will perform at commencement on Jun. 9 in the Blake Ice Arena. Josh Smith ‘23, a trumpeter, states, “We...

Eva Stegic 23 works on her portrait

Current Painting Projects

Sofia Perlman, Sci-Tech & Perspectives Editor June 1, 2022

In Block 3 painting with Bill Colburn, students were tasked with creating a painting inspired by the human condition. Prior to this, they had done two smaller assignments painting hands and zoomed in parts...

The classic and iconic necklace that is a common accessory among Gen-Z.

Vivienne Westwood: Face Behind Trendy, Iconic Pearl, Gold Necklace

Eva Stegic, Columnist June 1, 2022

     Vivienne Westwood, known to Gen Z as the woman who created the viral micro trend pearl necklaces, was a fashion designer ranging from the early 70s to the present, with her influence spanning over...

This Target edition record of “folklore” plays “august” by Taylor Swift.

Best Summer Songs

Sofia Perlman, Sci-Tech & Perspectives Editor June 1, 2022

Let The Sun In by Wallows -  Nothing captures the happy and carefree energy of summer more than “Let The Sun In” by Wallows. The song immediately brings me to a hot day in the middle of summer....

This accessory is cheap, but still good quality

Humble Watches Tell Same Time as Flashy Watches

Eva Stegic, Columnist June 1, 2022

      Watches have always been a staple piece in a wardrobe, but over the years they have changed with popularity. The invention of digital watches and watches with screens (i.e. an Apple Watch) have...

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