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Blake Working to Address Climate Change in Programs, Institutional Advancement

Blake Working to Address Climate Change in Programs, Institutional Advancement

Maggie Seidel, Student Life Editor

December 9, 2019

The topic of climate change is incredibly pertinent today, and the school is engaging with it inside and outside classes. Dr. Anne Graybeal, Associate Head of School, says, “We want all of our students to think critically and debate about current policy, current events, and topics of interest. We let the ...

Teachers Work Climate Change Conversations into Classes

Teachers Work Climate Change Conversations into Classes

Noor Naseer, News Editor

December 9, 2019

Climate change is a constant topic of conversation ringing through the halls, but these conversations take many different forms. According to science teacher Will Bohrnsen, in freshman biology, conversations about climate change might look like a nonchalant passing comment about how the “balance betwe...

Starbucks eliminating plastic straws

Starbucks eliminating plastic straws

Sarina Dev, InDepth Editor

November 2, 2018

On Monday, October 8, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that the world has twelve years to drastically change its environmental impact before an almost irreversible climate change catastrophe. While the Paris Agreement from 2016 pledged to keep global temperatu...

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