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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?

Becoming tech warriors

The newly renovated library is the home base for the school's tech staff

Anneliese Moore, Managing Editor

December 11, 2015

Especially for ninth and tenth graders, getting to know the teachers outside of the six or seven classes you meet with four times a week can be difficult. However, many of these teachers who you might not see every day can be of great help to you, in regard to technology and research questions. The fac...

Pressure forces students to crave extra time

In order to get into competitive colleges, some students feel that they must abuse the free time granted to them in order to score higher on tests like the ACT and SAT.

Anneliese Moore, Managing Editor

March 19, 2015

For students who view college as a crucial step towards a successful career, choosing the right college creates an inordinate amount of pressure. As a result, an industry has been created: standardized test preparation. Not only do students and their families spend money on buying SAT or ACT preparatory...

New spring sports entice students

Michael Winkey '15 takes aim

Anneliese Moore, Managing Editor

March 5, 2015

     Although synchronized swimming and clay target are both part of MSHSL, they have never been offered at Blake.      Josie Lagerstrom ‘18 decided to establish a synchronized swim team at Blake because she had been a part of the Edina team for two years. After moving to Blake, she wanted to creat...

How to speak Minnesotan

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Anneliese Moore, Staff writer

March 14, 2013

Not being from Minnesota, there have been days when I’ve felt like I live in some foreign land. After moving here, I’ve been confronted with many strange ways that Minnesotans pronounce words, which someday I might start doing too. Upon my arrival in Minnesota, I repetitively heard the word Milacs,...

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