The Spectrum

New AP Test Brings Challenges, Unknown Format

New AP Test Brings Challenges, Unknown Format

Shira Aronow and Anna Johns

May 14, 2020

Many students are uncertain about what to expect with this year’s new changes to the AP exams; however, the resources provided by Blake teachers and The College Board have made the transition easier. Andrew Chang ‘21 states that this year he is taking a different approach to preparing for the ...

A Look into Students’ Daily Routines

A Look into Students' Daily Routines

Shira Aronow & Anna Johns, Staff Writers

April 25, 2020

During this new era of synchronous learning, some students have found comfort in spending more time with family and structuring their own routines at home, while others miss the school environment and spending time with their classmates. Some may even feel a little bit of both. Joshua Enebo ‘21 e...

Pets Decrease Stress Despite Added Responsibility

Grace Griffin ‘21 participates in a Hunter/Jumper Horse Show in Parker, Colorado.

Anna Johns, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Pets have a very large presence in students’ lives, occupying their free time and increasing their responsibility. Not only that, but many students agree that their pets have become valued members of their family. Solveig Bingham ‘21 has had various pets from a young age, including a dog, hamste...

Students Take Action Against Climate Change

Activists approach the Capitol.

Anna Johns, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

“This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean” Greta Thunberg, an environmental activist whose unrelenting passion has brought her to the UN floor and headlines of newspapers all around the world, opened with this statement to world leaders at t...

Choir Tour Safety Procedure Raises Attention

Choir Tour Safety Procedure Raises Attention

Anna Johns, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Most Blake students, at some time or another, have experienced the panicked feeling of arriving at the door in the morning and not having their key card. Students are either forced to frantically search around for another student, or be resigned to buzzing in to the office and admitting to their forgetfu...

Cast, crew of Once on This Island provide insight on musical’s uniqueness

Cast, crew of Once on This Island provide insight on musical's uniqueness

Shira Aronow and Anna Johns

March 10, 2018

The Blake School musical Once on This Island opens Friday, March 9, and the cast and crew agree their hard work has come together to make a great show. Members of the cast have loved participating in this musical on and off the stage during rehearsal and speak to how it was as a commitment. Anika Hahn ‘2...

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