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Blake Community Celebrates Life of Ryan Mahoney

Blake Community Celebrates Life of Ryan Mahoney
Staff and students gather to remember beloved math teacher
September 19, 2019

On Saturday, September 14, the Blake School celebrated the life of Ryan Mahoney. Mahoney taught math at the Upper School for 10 years until cancer took his life on August 31, 2019. Mahoney, a US Navy...

Senior class of 2018: Bringing the fun

From left to right: Thomas Washington '18, Sara McClanahan '18, Bjorn Holm '18, Kyle Meredith '18, Jackson Saunders '18, Bennett Hawley '18, Sam Shapiro '18, and Emily Hykes '18 lead cheers at the Play for Pink Wolfpack game against St. Croix Lutheran.
October 3, 2017

Students come in three breeds upon returning to school: there are those who exude optimism, those who count down the days until next summer before classes even begin, and those who battle to balance positivity...

Setting the Record Straight

The large hole right by the main entrance to the school was the product of the main water line breaking and needing to be replaced along with the original, planned maintenance of the sewer line.
Pipeline bursts, chaos ensues
November 3, 2016
The hole dug by construction workers on Tuesday for water main repares flooded with water from the domestic pipeline.

Setting the record straight

The hole dug by construction workers on Tuesday for water main repares flooded with water from the domestic pipeline.
Pipeline bursts, chaos ensues
November 3, 2016

Students sitting in the dark, Elizabeth Ben-Ozilio stuck in the elevator, and no access to running water were all products of a complication with repairs of the main sewer line in front of the school on...

Leaving a legacy

Service from Legacy Day contribute to over 8 non-profit charities; students learn to give back to organizations across the Twin Cities through a series of speeches, activities, and group dialogues.
Working together to make a difference in the community
November 3, 2016

Legacy Day is the only day of the year where all three campuses of The Blake School including every grade (1 through 12), over 100 volunteers, and every single faculty member all get together and help...

Aamoth stadium gets a makeover

Girls varsity soccer plays Providence Academy in one of their first games of the year
Bulldozers say their final goodbyes as construction nears end
September 29, 2016

Over the summer, one of the middle school’s biggest assets–Aamoth Stadium–underwent some significant upgrades and the long-anticipated turf project was completed. Construction began on March 7th...

Blake Debate goes abroad

Ellie Grossman ‘17 and three teammates at the Greenhill Tournament in Texas Sept. 17, coming in second place to Harvard Westlake
Ellie Grossman '17 member of 2016-17 National Debate Team
September 29, 2016

It seems as though Blake Debate is constantly bringing home new trophies and accolades due to the exceptional work of its team members and coaches; now, though, Blake Debate is going abroad. Ellie Grossman...

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