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

Ellie Morrison 23 Commits for Two Sports in College

Ellie Morrison ’23 Commits for Two Sports in College

Cleo Kilpatrick, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Committing to a Division I school for one sport wasn’t enough for Ellie Morrison ‘23. So she decided to commit to two sports. Morrison is committed to play hockey and lacrosse at Dartmouth College...

Anika Rodriguez Takes the Stage

Anika Rodriguez Takes the Stage

Zoey Ueland, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

Anika Rodriguez ‘23 has always had a passion for the performing arts. Starting in elementary school she found a fondness for the blinding stage lights and the joy that theater brings to the audience...

Not Your Typical Cake: Milk Bars Nationwide Delivery Delights Birthday Celebrants

Not Your Typical Cake: Milk Bar’s Nationwide Delivery Delights Birthday Celebrants

Amelia Bush, Staff Writer December 11, 2021

The New York bakery Milk Bar has taken social media by storm with its trendy, unique and aesthetic cakes that provide an interesting twist on the classic birthday cake and other confections. I purchased...

At-Home Dining Experience Maintains Taste, Preserves Diners Health

At-Home Dining Experience Maintains Taste, Preserves Diners’ Health

Jason Rotenberg, Contributing Writer December 9, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, take-out may be the safest and preferable option for some diners. If that is the experience you desire, Campiello is the perfect place to pick up food to eat at home. When...

Get to Know Marina Battig

Get to Know Marina Battig

Mackenzie Higgins , Staff Writer December 7, 2021

Marina Battig ‘24 has been living with Tess Blake ‘24 for the past few months while studying at Blake for the semester. Battig previously attended Blake in Lower School until her family moved to Uruguay...

Iconic City Landmark Temporarily Relocates

Iconic City Landmark Temporarily Relocates

Sage Marmet, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2021

The “Spoonbridge and Cherry” sculpture marks one of Minneapolis’ most recognizable features. However, on Nov. 16 the cherry portion of the sculpture was removed and began transport to New...

Convenient  Coffee Shops  Provide Unique Experiences

Convenient Coffee Shops Provide Unique Experiences

Ali Hecker, Contributing Writer December 2, 2021

Bordertown Coffee With end-of-semester exams and projects rapidly approaching, Bordertown Coffee is the perfect place for students to study. It's located in an old fraternity house on the University of...

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”...

When asked about who made the decision, Eckhardt adds, everybody.  It was all the administrators coming together figuring out how we can make it the best experience for seniors doing their speeches and also for everybody to feel comfortable, that was ultimately in everybodys decision.

Sophomores Separate During Assembly

Betsy Fries, Creative Director November 7, 2021

     Due to the growing grade sizes and the limited space available, administrators have decided one day a week, roughly half of the sophomore class gets to sit in the JNA to watch senior speeches,...

Webb shares a glimpse into his thought process before breaking the record saying, “Well,
behind the blocks it was really hard to figure out if we were on pace or not and we kind of
have one person who always does it and he’s right before me and I didn’t know if we were
on pace.”

Henry Webb

Zoey Ueland , Staff Writer November 6, 2021

The motivation that comes with a deep passion for swimming drove Henry Webb '25  this past summer when, on the last night of Senior State finals (Aug. 1 2021), he and three of his  teammates destroyed...

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.

Summer of Travels

Summer of Travels

Sofia Perlman, Opinions Editor October 10, 2021

This summer, Habon Samatar '22 spent two months traveling, visiting Kenya, Dubai, and Turkey. She spent two weeks in Nairobi, Kenya visiting her brother, and from there her family went to Dubai. While...

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