The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Required Readings Majorly Impact Student Perspectives

Required Readings Majorly Impact Student Perspectives

Mallika Malaviya, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Over the years at the upper school, students are required to read and consume many different texts in their respective English courses. Certain books can have a lasting impact on those who read them and...

Reading Recommendations for Self-Education, Anti-Racism, and Empathy

Eliot Mitchell, Contributing Writer October 7, 2020

One of the most powerful tools to fight racism is education. People in places of privilege must take it upon themselves to educate themselves and become anti-racist instead of complacent. Here are five...

Senior Summer Reading Recommendations

Senior Summer Reading Recommendations

Sarina Dev, Editor Emeritus May 10, 2019

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel Don’t thank me, thank Mr. Barry. I read this book first semester in my Utopian and Dystopian Literature class and it completely blew me out of the water. Mandel...

“This book is definitely the best of the Harry Potter Series it’s the fourth one, it’s the big tournament one...I like the part when he goes under water and grows water, and there’s all these prisoners and mermaids, I really recommend reading it. I recommend this book to those who want to relive their middle school memories, it’s a good read even though it is pretty long.”-Sam Hykes ‘20

Book recommendations

Eliot Mitchell, Staff Writer December 2, 2018

What to read over spring break

What to read over spring break

Fatiya Kedir, Opinions Editor March 18, 2016

Great Sci-fi Books (such as Hunger Games and Divergent): “Cinder” by Marissa Meyer “Unwind” by Neal Shusterman (holy wow) “Legend” by Marie Lu “Frozen” by Melissa de la Cruz “Under...

Summer sports reads

Summer sports reads

Will Kaback, Sports Editor May 28, 2015

Sports books are a great way to fulfill the necessity of a solid summer book. They come in both nonfiction and fiction form, and encompass an area as wide as the sports they cover. During long summer...

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