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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Healthy Breakfast Recipes Sustain Students

Healthy Breakfast Recipes Sustain Students

Sage Marmet, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 17, 2021

Decked Out Avocado Toast A fun spin on classic avocado toast adding some fun new flavors into the mix! Ingredients: Bread of choice Fresh basil Tomatoes “Everything but The Bagel”...

Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Max Yousha, Contributing Writer November 4, 2021

The tartness of the apple and the sweetness of the surrounding caramel blend perfectly to form a delicious treat of caramel apples, providing a tasty combination for a larger party. Ingredients Crust:...

Charcuterie boards delight guests pre-meal

Charcuterie boards delight guests pre-meal

Kate Rekas, Opinions Editor November 4, 2021

A charcuterie board is a staple during the holidays. Featuring an array of different food items, like various cheeses and fruits, this appetizer is bound to be a crowd pleaser at any holiday gathering. ...

Elegant tablescapes enhance event

Elegant tablescapes enhance event

Emily Rotenberg, News Section Editor November 4, 2021

Main Plate: The main plate should be the first thing you set down. It is the centerpiece that indicates where to place the other components of the place setting. It should be placed in the center, directly...

Artful Hosting

Artful Hosting

November 4, 2021

The return of gatherings, warm invitations, and welcoming events renews our sense of community and calls upon our hostess spirits.

Farmers’ Market Produce Meets Popular Autumn Recipes

Farmers’ Market Produce Meets Popular Autumn Recipes

Noor Naseer, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 6, 2021

I adapted the Fall Harvest Apple and Kale Salad from Tieghan Gerard's blog: Half Baked Harvest. I omitted the pomegranate seeds, prosciutto, and pepitas, and added husk cherries.  When going grocery...

Recreating Fall  Classics: Pumpkin Cold Foam Chai Latte

Recreating Fall Classics: Pumpkin Cold Foam Chai Latte

Sage Marmet, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 6, 2021

When I think of fall’s approach, a warm (or cold) cup of chai tea comes to my mind. While I do love coffee, something about the blend of spices making my taste buds dance makes me opt for chai tea when...

Local Restaurant, The Grocers Table, Features Seasonal, Farm to Table Fare

Local Restaurant, The Grocers Table, Features Seasonal, Farm to Table Fare

Emily Rotenberg, News Section Editor October 6, 2021

Images of pumpkin flavored and baked goods usually come to mind when I think about fall. However, fall isn't just about the sweets, it also includes a wide variety of harvest foods. Because of this, I...

Caribou Offers Refreshing Summer Drinks

Caribou Offers Refreshing Summer Drinks

Cleo Kilpatrick , Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Are you getting tired of ordering the same drink before school? Caribou is my go-to coffee spot, especially in the morning. I love that itís local and the baristas are usually super friendly. Here are...

Juice Cleanse Experiment

Juice Cleanse Experiment

Carly Shoemate, Contributing Writer May 28, 2021

In January of 2020, my dad and I decided to try a juice cleanse for the first time, mostly out of curiosity. We did no research but settled on the "Take it Easy" 2 day cleanse from Truce Juice in Minneapolis....

Although Wagner loves energy drinks, a survey was sent to the student body asking if they enjoy energy drinks and why. Above, the pie chart represents the 102 responses with a majority not consuming them. Some responses for why students choose not to have energy drinks included: not enjoying the taste, not wanting to consume artificial sugar, and not enjoying the way it makes them feel.

Energy & Coffee Drinks Boost Spirits, Liveliness, Mood

Clare Wagner, Contributing Writer May 28, 2021

Freshman year, a time of general curriculum classes, being scared of everyone, and overall distress. The one thing that became my shining beacon of hope in my sad world of being 14 years old was Red Bull....

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