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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Sam Hardy 24 on defense guarding an Orono player. Bears won 4-8 against Orono.

Despite Loss Tight Team Bond

Charlotte Opp, Food Editor June 1, 2022

This season the Boys Lacrosse Team has been a tough competitor against many teams and was undefeated for a total of 9 games before losing to Bloomington Jefferson, a top team. Currently, the team is at...

Graham Heathcote 22 jumping in the air, warming up for game vs. Wayzata. Boys varsity team won against Wayzata. This was a monumental win for boys varsity Ultimate team.

Ultimate Team Keeps Growing

Evan Vezmar, Opinions Editor June 1, 2022

The sport of Ultimate Frisbee has gained in popularity at Blake over several years and has led to the establishment of a JV and Varsity boys’ team and a girls’ Varsity team. While not part of the Minnesota...

Boys varsity team won Conference match vs. St.Paul Academy, Breck, Minnehaha Acadmey, Providence Acadmey and Mounds Park Academy.

Golf Starts Slow

Andrew Richardson , Staff Writer June 1, 2022

 “The weather has been absolutely atrocious.” Jason Gelb '22, senior captain of the golf team, sums up the season thus far with these words, which seems to define every spring in Minnesota. At the...

The team lost to Orono 1-6 at their match on Thursday Apr. 21, 2022. The match was at Blake on one of the first sunny days in April. Pictured: Varsity players cheering on their fellow teammates, while waiting for their matches to start.

Boys’ Tennis Team Express Goals, Hopes for 2022 Season

Allyson Jay , Managing Editor April 29, 2022

After a long, relaxing spring break, the boys’ tennis team quickly ramped up with tryouts and practices, soon after their official spring season started. Sam Leslie ‘24, one of four captains this year,...

Kelly Dayton 22 fills out a sample ballot before the mock election.

2020 Mock Election Results

November 3, 2020

President - 407 total votes Biden - 324 (79.6%) Trump - 36 (8.8%) Kanye - 35 (8.6%) Jorgensen - 5 (1.2%) De la Fuente - 3 (.7%) La Riva - 2 (.5%) Hawking - 2 (.5%)   Senate...

Dont Worry, Be Happy

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Sage Marmet, Creative Director April 16, 2020
In the midst of these stressful, uncertain times it is imperative to make time for things that you enjoy, love and that will make you happier.  As avid dog lovers, my family made the decision to adopt a puppy in April. After our travel plans were suddenly cancelled, we found ourselves wanting to pick her up sooner.
Dont Worry, Be Happy

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Sage Marmet, Creative Director April 1, 2020

In the midst of these stressful, uncertain times it is imperative to make time for things that you enjoy, love and that will make you happier.  As avid dog lovers, my family made the decision to adopt...

The Boys Hockey team competes against the Eagles from Eden Prairie in the state semi-final game, eventually losing 4-1.

Boys’ Hockey Finds Success With 2A

Catherine Barry, Food Features Editor March 9, 2020

The Boys' Hockey team has had a very successful season thus far with their new Head Coach Rob McClanahan. McClanahan was on the U.S. Olympic team in 1980 and a part of the team that beat the Soviet Union...

Independent Schools Deserve Protections For Journalistic Freedom

Independent Schools Deserve Protections For Journalistic Freedom

Drew Rosenblum, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 12, 2019

This story was originally published on February 1, 2019   “A student shall have the same right to exercise his or her right to free speech on campus as he or she enjoys when off campus.”...

Vances candy dish is nearly always full, allowing students of all grades to quickly stop by her office and grab a piece.

Vance Keeps Ninth Grade Fresh

Noor Naseer , Contributing Writer November 2, 2018

With her role as the freshmen dean, Jen Vance has made new connections with freshmen while also strengthening those connections as students become upperclassmen. Before her current position, she...

Addison Anderson 19, Sadie Abernathy 19. and Jessie Kang 18 playing assassins.

Assassins accidents cause rules to change

Josh Power, Reviews Editor May 7, 2018

Assassins, a Nerf battle royale in which students compete for glory and prizes among their fellow classmates, is a unique, highly competitive game played at high schools across the country. The premise...

Zac Johnson 18

Seniors’ tattoos expressing the important motivations, realities of life

Josie Lagerstrom, Co-Editor-in-Cheif April 30, 2018

For seniors Zac Johnson ‘18, Lucy Graham ‘18, Max Owens ‘18, and Abbie Nelson ‘18, getting “inked” was not a decision made lightly. Tattoos, legal at the age of 18, and the more recent minimalist...

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