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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The iced caramel brûlée latte topped with whipped cream in its cup

Starbucks Holiday Drink Review

Catherine Barry, Sci-Tech Editor December 16, 2020

Every winter Starbucks comes out with their seasonal winter drinks. I tried two of their many holiday themed drinks: the peppermint mocha and the caramel brulée latte.  I am not a huge fan of sugary...

The Lowrys BLT-A with a side of sweet potato fries.

The Lowry Excites

Catherine Barry, Sci-Tech Editor December 7, 2020

The Lowry offers online ordering curbside pick-up as well as delivery through services such as DoorDash, GrubHub or Bite Squad. I picked it up and tried the green and grain salad and the BLT-A sandwich.   ...

Arugula Caprese flatbread topped with avocado and balsamic glaze.

Homemade Pizza’s Taste Wows

Catherine Barry, Sci-Tech Editor November 9, 2020

Ingredients: 1 package of flatbread dough 1 package of shredded mozzarella cheese 1 small container of cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup basil (fresh or dried) 3 large handfuls of arugula 1 avocado 1/4 cup...

The Aamoth Stadium lays empty during this time

Cancellation of Spring Season Leads to Plans for Summer, Impacts Recruitment

Catherine Barry, Food Features Editor May 23, 2020

Among all the chaos that has come with the outbreak of COVID-19, student-athletes whose sports are in the spring are devastated that they won’t have a season due to the close contact and high risk of...

Cheer has also recently risen to popularity in the media because of its positive and inspiring messages.

Netflix’s New Hit Series “Cheer” Reveals What it Takes to Cheer Among Some of the Best

Catherine Barry, Food Features Editor April 2, 2020

Netflix recently came out with a very popular new original six-part series entitled “Cheer.” The premise of the show is that it follows the story of the Navarro cheerleading team from Navarro community...

Coaches Cherish Connections with Student-Athletes

Coaches Cherish Connections with Student-Athletes

Robert Grace, Contributing Writer November 6, 2019

Within our community, there are about 12 teachers and faculty members that currently coach a sports team for Blake, not including former coaches. Therefore, it is imperative that they balance both their...

Students Dont Universally Celebrate Halloween Traditions

Students Don’t Universally Celebrate Halloween Traditions

Catherine Barry, Sports Editor October 14, 2019

Many students believe Halloween to be a holiday that you celebrate when you are younger by going out with your friends, getting dressed up in a costume, and going trick or treating.  Yet as people...

Yoga Classes Are Offered as an Easy Way to Fill Sports Requirement

Yoga Classes Are Offered as an Easy Way to Fill Sports Requirement

Emma Martinez Sutton, Managing Editor October 14, 2019

Yoga at Blake provides a relaxing, fun, and different way for students to earn their required sports credit. This winter sport lasts from about November to February and meets twice a week after school...

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New Girls’ Tennis Coach Brings New Energy to Successful Team

Audrey Anderson, Contributing Writer September 25, 2019

The Blake girl's tennis team welcomes a new assistant coach to the team this year: Victoria Bravo. Bravo hopes to convey to the team that she is not only a coach, but she is also there to act as a support...

Summer Jobs you Should Try

Summer Jobs you Should Try

Catherine Barry, Contributing Writer May 19, 2019

Summer jobs are a great way to step out of your comfort zone, take on more responsibility and earn your own money. Though finding the time during the summer to work can be a difficult task for many students...

James ’21’s goal propels Boys’ Soccer to first State Championship since 2008

Sara Richardson, Catherine Barry, Staff Writers December 2, 2018

The Blake Boys Soccer Team won the Minnesota Class A championship because of the astonishing goal by Keegan James ‘21. After 105 minutes of play, with the score tied at zero against Bemidji, Jake Lundberg...

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