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Students Should Take Electives More Seriously

Students Should Take Electives More Seriously

Electives can help introduce new passions
Catherine Barry, Food Features Editor March 9, 2020

 Too often, when students talk about classes, they discuss what the 'easiest' course is. Students often try to pick their classes based on the difficulty of other students' opinions. However, electives...

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...

Do Blake social studies classes prioritize history over current events?

Changing world necessitates dedicated current events class

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...

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