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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

As fall quickly starts to feel like winter, students look forward to the approaching Thanksgiving holiday.

Excitement, Anticipation Brews for Upcoming Thanksgiving Break, Holiday

Shira Aronow, Staff Writer November 9, 2019

Thanksgiving means something different to many members of the student body. And, the homework-free weekend is experienced in a variety of ways as well. A time to celebrate with old and new traditions,...

Jacob Pekachek ‘17, Anisa Hickey ‘16, and Cindy Quinn ‘17 participate in a Google Hangout, a video chat service common among students at the school.

The modern study group

Chapel Puckett, Managing Editor December 3, 2015

You start to study for your math test when you realize that you completely forgot what function notation is. The numbers and letters on your page are gibberish, and it’s too late to email your teacher....

A collection of stress-provoking literature.

Staff Editorial: Overworked and stressed

Sam Gittleman, Opinions Editor October 30, 2015

Posted up in the new English wing lounge, a group of ninth graders, merely ankle-deep in the maelstrom of high school, illustrates the heaviness of a Blake student’s course load; there is evidence of...

Two Blake lacrosse helmets. A new Cascade R helmet on the left and an old Cascade CPX-R helmet on the right.

Concussions impact athletes, schoolwork

Ikbal Ahluwalia, Student Life Editor March 19, 2015

Sarah Chute ’18 was elbowed by one of her opponents while she was in front of the net in the Girls’ State Hockey Championship and consequently sustained a concussion. She says, “I have gotten lots...

Procrastination Nation

Procrastination Nation

Lucy Nelson, Contributing Writer October 21, 2013

Sometimes, we’ll do anything to steer clear of the endless sea of homework that we are given at the Blake school. Maybe it’s getting a snack or a “quick” check of Facebook or twitter, which...

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