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

Security guard Rio Hansen as well as Head of Security Gene Paulauskas have bikes that they frequently ride to school

Motorcycles Inspire Debate: Safety, Pros, Cons

Erik Norberg, Calvin Bredesen, Contributing Writers June 1, 2022

Recently, some students have begun to ride their motorcycles to school, upending the former ideas surrounding necessary transportation. With gas prices soaring students have begun to question if driving...

Summer Jobs Excite

Rossalyn Moore, Contributing Writer June 1, 2022

As the 2021-2022 school year comes to a close, the summer is filled with camps, travel, and for some, summer jobs! Many students have summer jobs to keep them busy and learn new life skills. Such Jobs...

Justin Krelitz 23 was elected as new years Student Body President

Forum Elections Foment Questions, Interest

Oscar Walsh, Staff Writer & Photographer June 1, 2022

Last week’s elections for student body president and Forum, marred by questions of insufficient notice and publicity, have raised interest in the process of nominating and becoming a candidate.  The...

Truman Morseman 23, Grace Flikke 24, Davin Khan 24, Woerner, Kelly Deng 25, Eloise Walsh 24

Hunger Committee, Empty Bowls Meld for Fundraiser

Cleo Kilpatrick, Sports Editor June 1, 2022

On Monday May 2, 2022 the Hunger Committee and Empty Bowls Club had a very successful charity event. The event raised $1,254 for Every Meal, a non profit organization, with a mission to fight child hunger.They...

The library can serve as a cozy space for a much-needed slumber.

Popular Napping Areas Around School

Amelia Bush, Arts & Culture Editor March 13, 2022

Recently, winter has been long and school has been ramping up which means more work and stress for students and less sleep. This lack of sleep normally only means one thing, sleeping in school. There are...

Plethora of Precautions Recommended as Omicron Cases Rise

Max Yousha, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

With the Omicron COVID-19 variant on a high rise recently, it is more important than ever to take necessary precautions to stay safe. The aforementioned variant has greatly impacted the Blake School...

Some students who are unable to drive have reverted to Doordashing food to school.

Students Yearn for Off-Campus Freedoms

Andrew Richardson, Contributing Writer February 2, 2022

With the spike of COVID-19 cases, the lunchroom is thought to be the hotspot at school for the transmission of the virus, where students and teachers sit close together unmasked. Students, even juniors...

Rishabh Balachandran 23 gives presentation on Microsoft.

Blake Asset Management Club Gains Popularity

Ainsley Pflaum, Staff Writer February 2, 2022

“I don’t really feel like going broke when I grow up; I want to be financially independent,” says Tia Gnanapragasam ‘25. She is a member of the Blake Asset Management Club (BAM), which teaches...

Kate Rekas keeps busy over another pandemic dominated break

Students React to Spending Winter Break in Quarantine

Kate Rekas, Breaking News Editor January 26, 2022

Winter break. An often long-awaited time for rest and recuperation for the student body. While students and faculty alike look forward to break for months, many Blake students’ winter breaks were interrupted...

Minnesota Offers Exciting Winter Fun

Minnesota Offers Exciting Winter Fun

Allyson Jay December 15, 2021

As the infamous Minnesotan winter starts to ramp up with the increasingly cool temperatures and the arrival of snow, many people are turning to traditional, and maybe new, sources of entertainment that...

In-Person Senior Speeches Engages Audience

Max Yousha, Contributing Writer December 1, 2021

Senior speeches are back in person for the 2021-22 school year after being online for all of last year. For some people, this is exciting, and for others, this is not a change-back they were looking forward...

Students, Teachers Acknowledge Lost School Norms

Sage Marmet and Reporting by: Editorial Staff November 30, 2021

Behaviors in the JNA, cafeteria, hallways, and activities pertaining to phones, masks, and academic honesty have all transformed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, marking a communal cultural norms...

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