The Spectrum

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 three candidates for one-year terms. The classes of 2021, 2020, and 2019 voted for members of CJB, t...

Bigger, Better

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 years of complaints regarding the rather small sized cups in the lunchroom, students are g...

Forum’s Forum

Forum’s Forum

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 blood donations.  The $500 would significantly increase the current funds Forum has: $0. Tah...

Connor Yu ‘18 starts initiative to improve feminine hygiene products

Connor Yu ‘18 starts initiative to improve feminine hygiene  products

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 came to me and told me about how the quality of the feminine hygiene products was really low. Becau...

Forum’s Forum

Forum’s Forum

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 contest and have more activities. Missing School: Teachers have expressed that the two day brea...

Girl, Manterrupted

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 the internet to communicate shock and intrigue with the amount of times Donald Trump interrupted ...

Forum’s Forum

Forum’s Forum

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, so Forum plans on keeping past years descriptions. Clubs that no longer exist have been deleted. T...

Forum’s Forum

Forum’s Forum

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 animals. Activities sponsored by the club include bake sales for endangered animals, trips to ani...

Forum’s Forum

Forum’s Forum

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 Legacy Day more welcoming towards younger students. Forum Election: New Forum members include: for 9th...

Forum’s Forum

Rex Shen, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016

Despite the popular joke, Forum actually has done a lot since resuming meetings after a three-week hiatus. One of many ideas they are proposing is enforcing new detention rules that will be implemented for being absent numerous times for advisory. For example, students will be strictly held to their ...

Return to Sender

Return to Sender

Jack Barker, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2015

An email a day. Maybe two. Who knew that such an ostensibly trivial issue would snowball into a major controversy? Kali Olson’s emails regarding new developments in the library have raised questions about not only the relevance of the emails themselves but also Blake’s communication systems as a whole ...

Press Release: Forum’s Forum

Mark Gustaferro, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2015

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt was inaugurated as the United States’ thirty-second president, he took the office in one of the worst crises the nation had ever experienced. The Great Depression had devastated the American economy and put around 25% of the national population out of work. Despite the daunti...

The student news site of the Blake Upper School
forum