The Spectrum

STEM Classes Create Tighter Bond Than Humanities Classes

Labs, problem sets, worksheets all lead to an unbreakable bond
Nina Bush, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

STEM courses go beyond the typical talkative nature in the first 5 minutes of class, producing strong bonds between students. The root of this is in the way that Blake structures its courses, as well as...

The school’s darkroom, which in use is illuminated by a dim red light so that students can see what they are doing, but the film isn’t overexposed.

The Darkroom

Unpacking the physics and chemistry behind a simple picture
Sean Ericson, Copy Editor September 29, 2015

“[Photography can] make a tiny fragment of time have meaning,” says Cameron Downey ’17. Photography is a form of art that we create all the time. It’s simple, right? A quick picture and an entire...

Strong chemistry has helped the tennis team become number one in the State.


The quest for a three-peat continues
Armaan Gori and Hannah Korslund, Contributing Writers April 30, 2015

Dominance reigns on the green courts. The boys’ tennis team has become one of the school’s most successful programs, period. They are at the top of their division and have set their sights on hoisting...

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