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Sonia Baig gives her Student Body President speech at home.

Students Elect Both Student Body President and Class Presidents

Forum adds additional representatives
Theo Liu , Sports Editor October 1, 2020

Entering the unusual school year, Forum is attempting to bring normalcy back to Blake. Typically, Forum elections are in the spring, but with the shutdown of school, they decided to push elections back....

Forum meets via Zoom to continue their roles for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year

Student Government Continues Functioning Despite Online Barriers

Elected Forum representative students and teachers work to create new voting system, discouraging "strategic voting" methods
Noor Naseer, Sports Editor May 6, 2020

“Forum’s just open for business as per usual,” says Student Body President Joe Gustaferro ‘20. The group meets weekly through Zoom, as they normally would during school. Gustaferro shares, “conversation...

Forum meets via Zoom to continue their roles for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year

Student Government Continues Functioning Despite Online Barriers

Elected Forum representative students and teachers work to create new voting system, discouraging "strategic voting" methods
Noor Naseer, Sports Editor May 4, 2020

“Forum’s just open for business as per usual,” says Student Body President Joe Gustaferro ‘20. The group meets weekly through Zoom, as they normally would during school. Gustaferro shares, “conversation...

News Brief: Students elect CJB and Forum members

News Brief: Students elect CJB and Forum members

Anderson Blum, Reviews Editor September 8, 2018

On Thursday, September 6, 2018, CJB and forum student elections were held. The class of 2022 heard and voted for candidates to represent the freshman class in forum, the student governing body; electing...

Bigger, Better

Forum delivers larger cups to lunchroom
Blake Brazner, Sports Editor October 16, 2017

Say “goodbye” to multiple trips, but be prepared to say “hello” to longer lines. A new school year brings new changes, but none may be bigger than the addition of larger cups in the cafeteria. After...

Forum's Forum

Forum’s Forum

December 9, 2016
Maya Chadda, Staff Writer December 10, 2016

Blood Drive: The blood drive was a success and met the goal of receiving 31 donations.If the student body keeps donating by april Forum will be eligible to receive $500 for reaching the requirements for...

The feminine hygine prodct dispensers are already open and free to use, however, Connor Yu believes that they should be better quality products.

Connor Yu ‘18 starts initiative to improve feminine hygiene products

Dissatisfaction with school's options has boosted Forum's participation
Grace Vojta, Staff Writer December 8, 2016

Connor Yu '18, a junior Forum representative, has recently taken initiative to improve the quality of the feminine hygiene products in the school’s female and gender non-conforming restrooms. “A friend...

Forum's Forum

Forum’s Forum

November 4, 2016
Maya Chadda, Staff Writer November 7, 2016

Fall Fest: Fall Fest was a success with students enjoying both the donuts and being let out of study hall. Some ways to improve Fall Fest for next year might be to increase student turnout for the costume...

Girl, Manterrupted

Acceptance of manterruption reflects the commonality of sexism in leadership positions
Zoe Wellik, Online Editor November 3, 2016

In a highly polarized culture, the minimal presence of women in positions of power does not act alone in amplifying the opinions of male peers. During all three of the presidential debates, many took to...

Forum's Forum

Forum’s Forum

October 13, 2016
Maya Chadda, Staff Writer October 17, 2016

The Club Handbook: The Club Handbook will be released to club advisors and faculty members who have requested to see it. Some clubs have not responded to Forum’s request for an updated description,...

Forum's Forum

Forum’s Forum

September 30, 2016
Maya Chadda, Staff Writer October 3, 2016

The Halloween Costume Contest is scheduled to happen this year with a prize of candy. The Animal Awareness Club was proposed. The club’s purpose is to address global and local issues involving...

Forum's Forum

Forum’s Forum

September 16, 2016
Maya Chadda, Staff Writer September 19, 2016

Legacy Day: For convocation during Legacy Day this year various stories and poems will be shared. For one of the poems a member from each grade has a line to speak. One of the main goals is to make...

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