The Spectrum

New courses dig deep

New courses dig deep

Course catalog expansion reflects student interest and teacher creativity
Minjae Lee, Fashion Editor March 18, 2016

Let’s face it. Playing three varsity sports and taking six advanced placement courses is a common struggle students deal with on a daily basis.  So, by the time students receive course catalogs for...

76 Blake students weigh in on why they take AP courses. Starting from yellow section going clockwise: get into a good college; challenge; interest; college credit; proficiency in subject; enjoyment; next logical step; helps with desired career path; college readiness; other.

Students assess reasons behind their course decisions

Sam Gittleman, Opinions Editor March 5, 2015

The day has recently passed when students of the Upper School must finalize their course selections for next year. With pressure mounting to impress colleges as sophomores’ schedules become flexible,...

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