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Students Should Take Electives More Seriously

Students Should Take Electives More Seriously

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 are just as crucial as A.P and honors classes and should be taken with the same seriousness. Usua...

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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