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  • Blake hosts first cross country meet on Thursday, September 17. Go Bears! Fall Play will be announced on Friday at 4:00. What will the play be?

Revising Advisory

Jim Mahoney’s homeroom gathers in the morning for conversation.

Jack Barker, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

Often viewed as a footnote in the encyclopedia of student life, advisory seems to entertain arbitrary and sometimes aimless topics: surveys, discussions about civil discourse, even just hanging out. Students struggle to explain the purpose of the 30-minute block of time on Wednesdays. “I can’t reall...

Blake’s detention dilemma

Blake's detention dilemma

Lucy Nelson, Arts & Cultures Editor

March 20, 2015

Five. Five mornings a student can arrive tardy to homeroom before they receive an hour of detention. Five mornings of accidentally oversleeping an alarm, getting stuck behind the old man who’s driving ten miles per hour. Five mornings of extending your morning teeth brushing out of respect for your...

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