The Spectrum

  • 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?

Lisa Sackreiter returns to Blake

Lisa Sackreiter returns to Blake

Brianna Pomonis, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2013

Q: For those who were new to the Upper School last year or this year, could you tell us a little about what you do here? A: I started teaching English at Blake in 1996 pretty fresh out of school. I taught English and started service learning programs (there already was community service), so I introduced...

Letter to the Writers: Randy Roberts responds to recent piece about current events in Blake’s curriculum

Randy Roberts, Blake Social Studies Teacher

June 1, 2013

Hi Annelise and Brianna, Thanks for your recent opinion column in The Spectrum (titled "Changing world necessitates dedicated current events class" in the 29 May issue). I enthusiastically endorse and commend your efforts to publicly promote a better understanding of current issues and the need for Bl...

Changing world necessitates dedicated current events class

Do Blake social studies classes prioritize history over current events?

Annelise Ellingboe and Brianna Pomonis, Contributing Writers

June 1, 2013

As up and coming sophomores, the idea of repeating another American History class isn’t the most exciting concept we’ve heard. We're not slamming the great history of ‘Murica, and by no means are we saying it’s not important to learn our country’s history, but we would like to see a social...

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