The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Cursive: A Storied Past and a Complicated Future

Cursive: A Storied Past and a Complicated Future

Jason Gelb, Lucio Bollettieri, and Maggie Seidel September 29, 2021

Understanding Cursive's Past By Jason Gelb The history behind cursive begins in ancient Greece and Rome, where early versions of it were most likely used to hasten writing and prevent damage to the writing...

A student studies in front of the main fireplace of Northrop, circa 1951

If Walls Could Talk

Sarina Dev , Editor Emeriti February 3, 2019

Studying at the Carlson Commons, going to the English wing for class, meeting up with friends in the "Junior Lounge". The current spaces of the Northrop campus are so integral to students' and faculties'...

Coffee linked to extensive history

Zoe Wellik, Arts & Culture Editor May 24, 2016

The Twin Cities is a hot pot of coffee. Literally. The metro has a strong Scandinavian heritage and identity as well as a large East African immigrant population; coincidentally, these two regions are...

Emma Wexler ‘16 was honored at the state level and published in a national magazine for her paper on Margaret Sanger

Making history

Katya Tobak, Copy Editor September 29, 2015

     “We believe that the pursuit of academic excellence in secondary schools should be given the same attention as the pursuit of excellence in sports and other extracurricular activities, and we...

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