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  • Blake hosts first cross country meet on Thursday, September 17. Go Bears! Fall Play will be announced on Friday at 4:00. What will the play be?

50 Things To Do During Quarantine

Coloring is relaxing and a great way to pass time.

Sara Richardson, Managing Editor

April 16, 2020

Clean your house. I am not just talking about cleaning your room, but help your parents organize the garage or go through your closet. Personally, I did this during the first two days of quarantine and I feel uncluttered.  Redecorate your room. Move some things around, put some pictures of your friends and family on the wall, or learn about feng shui. 

50 Things To Do During Quarantine

Coloring is relaxing and a great way to pass time.

Sara Richardson, Managing Editor

April 2, 2020

  Clean your house. I am not just talking about cleaning your room, but help your parents organize the garage or go through your closet. Personally, I did this during the first two days of quarantine and I feel uncluttered.  Redecorate your room. Move some things around, put some pictures of ...

Advisory Activities Spark Opposition

October 15, 2019

Advisories are supposed to be fun, relaxing environments where students can build connections with one another. However, many students feel as though forced advisory activities ruin the fun.  This year, advisories are doing forced activities every week, and students are not happy about it. Melanie Su...

Activities to Explore in Minneapolis during Spring

Breaking out of comfort zones can be hard, shown here are some activities to do in Minneapolis outside of many people's comfort zone.

Nadia Lee and Nora Fox

April 22, 2019

Although April and May can be a stressful time for students with the culmination of AP exams, finals, and end-of-year assignments, spring is a great time to take advantage of the warm weather outdoors and escape the pressures of schoolwork. From city parks and gardens to yoga and fitness classes, Mi...

Doing activities for joy

76 Blake students weighed in on their reasons for taking AP courses. Starting from yellow going clockwise; to get into a good college; challenge; interest; college credit; proficiency in subject; enjoyment; next logical step; helps with desired career path; college readiness; other.

Michael Malecha, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015

As students progress further into high school, the looming gates of college and the world beyond home draw nearer and become more powerful as each day passes. Students undeniably have always and will continue to take specific classes, participate in specific extracurricular activities, and shape their...

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