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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Boone Tutterow 25 stands with his teammate Andrew. The final score was a tie, 28-28.

4th Annual Unified Basketball Game Rallies

Jonah Yousha, Staff Writer March 18, 2023

The energy level in the gym was high, and spectators, coaches, and teammates were up smiling and cheering. The annual Special Olympics basketball game, held on Mar. 13, was a huge success. The boys’...

Cast members strike a pose after completing the final number on the Sunday Mar. 12 matinee, wrapping up a weekend of performances.

“Twelfth Night” Energizes

Anna Tao, Staff Writer March 17, 2023

The premiere of the “Twelfth Night” musical showing on Friday, Mar. 10. was electric, so much so that the performance garnered a standing ovation from every single audience member. The show was clearly...

Zach Weiner ‘23, Mehra and Caroline Pollack
‘23 after they plunged. In for this location of the
Polar Plunge $201,079 was raised.

Polar Plunge Makes a Splash

Cleo Kilpatrick, Photo Editor March 17, 2023

On Mar. 11, students from the upper school and Unified Committee took part in the Polar Plunge. The Polar Plunge is a series of events that happen around Minnesota with the overall goal of raising money...

Julia Rasmussen 23 ponders where to put her candy wrapper in the Senior Lounge. This lounge, which is the most frequented in school, has three garbage options, while other places usually only have two.

What a Waste

Faith Zhao , Staff Writer March 7, 2023

The trash cans in our school are emptied every single day; three times a week, the landfill dumpster gets picked up as well as recycling and compost, which are collected twice a week. Ultimately, each...

Forum introduced several ideas in the Feb. 10 meeting, most notably a conversation with Breck about holding a new Defend the Den event in the spring.

Forum’s Forum Updates

Amelia Bush and Cleo Kilpatrick March 7, 2023

On Feb. 10, student body president Justin Krelitz '23 led the Forum meeting which began with a club charter. Several ninth graders presented a new club idea: Game Development Club. They have a goal of...

Short Weeks Annoy

Yoni Zacks, Sports Editor March 6, 2023

Did you know that, by January 31, Minnesota has already had more snow than the average snowfall per year? According to the Minnesota Department of National Resources, as of February 6, we already have...

Sophomore Macaella Sikhoya recalls her two experiences at Mall of America during recent shootings.

Witnessing Gun Violence

Amelia Bush , Managing Editor February 3, 2023

“I just wanted to call my mom,” said Macaella Sikhoya ‘25, a witness to the Mall of America shootings. The Mall of America has been no stranger to darkness, with prevalent issues such as sex trafficking,...

SIAC announced the theme for the winter dance with throwing glow sticks and candy to the crowd.

Winter Dance Revived in Neon

Anna Tao , Staff Writer February 2, 2023

Dances have always been a pivotal part of high school culture. The dance on Feb. 11, being just a mere couple of weeks away, has generated a significant amount of buzz around it. This will be the first...

Max Vinar ‘26 and Jack Mark ‘26 from Anna Reid’s advisory  look up the word inregrity in the Merrium Webster Dictionary.

Community Assess Integrity

Ali Hecker , Student Life Editor February 1, 2023

Oxford Dictionary defines integrity as, “the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles”. Beginning this year, grade deans have introduced the school’s core values as themes for each...

New Electives Excite

Kate Rekas, Opinions Editor January 28, 2023

Every few years, the lifesaving course catalog advertises brand new classes that are available to students. This year, the catalog once again delivered a lineup of interesting new course offerings that...

Tragedy Sparks Positive Change

Sonia Lerner, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

The second-to-last day of Monday Night Football before the playoffs was supposed to be an exhilarating matchup between the Buffalo Bills’ Josh Allen and Cincinnati Bengals’ Joe Burrow. However, tragedy...

This infographic depicts how Forum addresses issues and comes up with solutions.

The Forum’s Forum: Puppies, New Class, Advisory, FLEX

Amelia Bush, Managing Editor December 20, 2022

     Nov. 11 2022, Student body president Justin Krelitz '23 led a Forum meeting that began with the announcement of a new club to support mental health for student-athletes called "Morgan's Message."  ...

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