The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Telescope Advances Space Knowledge

Gunnar Johnson, Contributing Writer March 10, 2022

The James Webb Space Telescope has been successfully launched into orbit and has just captured its first photos. The 10 billion dollar telescope has 18 golden mirrors that help it achieve incredible view...

Astrology, Zodiac App Offers Insight

Astrology, Zodiac App Offers Insight

Mackenzie Higgins, Staff Writer March 10, 2022

The astrology app Co-Star has a cult-like following with 5.3 million users as of 2019. The app provides users with ultra-personal horoscopes based off of an algorithm that combines exact birth dates and...

Is 10,000 Steps Each Day Necessary?

Is 10,000 Steps Each Day Necessary?

Zoey Ueland, Student Life Editor March 10, 2022

In a JAMA Internal Medical study Dr. I-Min-Lee a professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School looked at the effects of taking 10,000 steps a day, a number that originally originated in 1965 as part...

Games Capture Large Audience

Games Capture Large Audience

Will Mairs, Contributing Writer March 10, 2022

Computer and phone games have been many students' pastime for many years, but in recent times it seems like certain games such as Wordle and Geoguessr have spread among the school community in an unprecedented...

Bullet journaling includes creatively planning, organizing, and expressing ideas. Pages
can be broken down into years, months, weeks, and days.

Journaling Relieves Stress, Anxiety

Amelia Bush, Arts & Culture Editor February 3, 2022

Journaling can have many positive effects on mental health, like calming nerves, dealing with stress and anxiety, creating plans for homework, identifying problems, and combating negative thoughts. Personally,...

Computer Sciences Remain Underrated

Computer Sciences Remain Underrated

Ahan Devgun, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of computer science is growing much faster than other jobs at an average of 16% per year. However, according to an NAEP transcript study,  while...

Classroom Zoom Cameras Seem Purposeless, Essentially Unused

Classroom Zoom Cameras Seem Purposeless, Essentially Unused

Harrison Oxford, Contributing Writer December 2, 2021

Last year, Blake purchased cameras and installed them into every classroom ceiling at the Upper School. However, many teachers did not use them since they either didn’t know how to or their students...

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