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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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Kowalski’s drink section provides a wide array of kombucha flavors and brands.

Fermented Fun

Svara Arimilli, Contributing Writer February 14, 2024

“Who is Kombucha?” said Joe Erickson ‘26. While some may be familiar with the carbonated drink, plenty of students, such as Erickson, are not. The perception of this drink has changed over time from...

Sweet Martha’s Cookies
are the perfect snack when
looking for something

Squeeze in More Summer at State Fair

Gabi Marmet, Page Editor August 29, 2023

Fried pickle on a stick, corn on the cob, Sweet Martha’s Cookies. What do these three foods have in common? They’re all foods at the Minnesota State Fair, a place that you need to go to this year!...

The salad bar is filled with delicious toppings to build your salad.

Salad Bar on Fire This Spring

Zoey Ueland, Co-Editor-in-Chief June 1, 2023

In a list of lunch options,  ranging from the main hot lunch, to the improved power bowl station, the sandwich bar, off-campus Kowalski’s, Chipotle, Pancheros runs, or even the “vendies,” the salad...

Blaze offers a plethora of delicious toppings to choose from.

World Renowned Masterpiece Has Many Good Minnesota Options

Max Yousha, Staff Writer May 31, 2023

Pizza, a delicious food from Italy, is a staple in American food culture. In Minnesota, there are a variety of pizza restaurants, some rare, some common. Blaze Pizza, a chain founded in Florida, with the...

The English breakfast dominates the Stegic house in the morning.

Breakfast Sparks Controversy Between Sweet, Salty Options

Eva Stegic, Arts & Cultures Editor May 15, 2023

When you go out for breakfast, you have to make the ultimate decision: sweet or salty. If you're cool (like me) you obviously choose the salty breakfast, or if you're like my brother, you will probably...

It’s Snack Time!

It’s Snack Time!

Max Yousha, Staff Writer May 8, 2023

After a long day of school, before sports practices or other extracurricular activities, having a snack can be vital to making it through the afternoon. Whether it’s right after school, late at night...

Store-Bought Pasta Sauce Overlooked, Best Sauces This Spring

Store-Bought Pasta Sauce Overlooked, Best Sauces This Spring

Charlotte Opp, Editor Emerita March 21, 2023

I’m sure like me, many of you love pasta and find yourself enjoying a bowl after a long day at school. When preparing your pasta, though, it can be tough knowing what kind of red sauce to pair with the...

Gluten-Free Alternatives Prove Not So Bad After All

Gluten-Free Alternatives Prove Not So Bad After All

Anna Tao, Staff Writer March 14, 2023

What I worried about most was being able to eat the same food as my friends and family, the same food I had in my childhood, and the wonderful nostalgia that came with it.  Food is so much more than...

Pastries You Donut Want to Miss

Pastries You Donut Want to Miss

Cleo Kilpatrick, Photo Editor March 7, 2023

Did you know that there are a-glazing donuts all around the twin cities? This classic American cuisine is loved by many, but I believe there is a difference between a donut you buy at a grocery store,...

New Year, New You, New Diet

Max Yousha, Staff Writer February 17, 2023

The start of a new year means the start of many new years’ resolutions. As 2023 commences, people create goals for themselves for the new year, including fitness, traveling, spending time with family...

Lunches Leave No Crumbs

Lunches Leave No Crumbs

Winnie Ulland, Staff Writer February 2, 2023

Returning to school after a semester abroad came with many surprises, but the most notable was the dining setup, tech, and style transformation. Contrary to last school year’s lunches, in which students...

Macanda is on 294 Grove Lane East in Wayzata. Macanda’s creators also run another popular restaurant in Wayzata, Josephina.

Dining at New Restaurant Macanda is Not Worth the Dollars

Kate Rekas, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

Macanda, a new restaurant on Lake Minnetonka that serves “an eclectic mix of global flavors in a traditional Mexican structure,” didn’t disappoint. However, after seeing the sizable check, I realized...

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