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

Zoe Feldshon ‘21, Jack Crow ‘21, and Amanda Ward ‘21 sit in the senior lounge during block 3.

Senior Class Mourns Loss of Traditions, Memories

Jack Prince, Editor Emeritus April 30, 2021

The point of traditions is to bring people of different backgrounds together over a shared love of an activity. A focal point of being a senior at Blake is less about the title and more about the traditions...

Thomas makes homemade pasta at Threshing Table Farm, a farm in Wisconsin. She partners with them for farm fresh produce and also has farm dinners outside.

Nicolle Thomas: Cooking up Community

Jack Prince, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2020

Nicolle Thomas, Blake's Lunch Program Administrator can be in her office crunching numbers, in the food line handing out meals, or in the dishroom cleaning. Wherever you locate her, you will find her wearing...

April Sudoku Challenge #2

Jack Prince, Online Editor April 24, 2020

The objective is to fill this 9×9 grid with digits in such a way that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3×3 grids that make up the larger 9×9 grid contains all of the digits from 1 to 9. Each...

The unprecedented COVID-19 has greatly affected the stock market.

Stock Market Crash Reveals New Strategy for Investors

Jack Prince, Managing Editor, Online Editor April 24, 2020

For about the last 11 years, investors in the stock market have grown accustomed to high returns and a booming economy that presents itself with new jobs and companies. However, that streak has come to...

Trying Hard Leads to Benefits

Jack Prince, Managing Editor March 9, 2020

     A tryhard is someone who does excessive work in order to be perfect or to be perceived as perfect. Even though tryharding has its benefits, there is a social stigma that comes along with the trait....

The Bears line up for the national anthem before a home game. The team has scored 58 goals this year already with Benji Pomonis leading the way with 13 goals.

Boys’ Soccer Looks to Win Second Straight Championship

Jack Prince, Opinions Editor September 25, 2019

On November 2, 2018, U.S. Bank Stadium witnessed the impossible. Fans, spectators, family members, coaches, and players all looked on as Keegan James ‘21 nailed a 55- yard kick to win the Boys...

Crazy Winter Still Slowing Spring Sports

Jack Prince, Staff Writer March 15, 2019

On a Saturday afternoon, the Girls’ Lacrosse team sprints between lines in the gym. Only a hundred yards away from their home turf, the team is unable to practice due to another year of huge snowfalls....

A common scene for students during finals weeks. However, organization can lead to success.

Students Stress Importance of Studying Early, Getting Rest In Preparation For Finals

Jack Prince, Sci-Tech Editor December 12, 2018

Finals is the time of year that everyone dreads. However, if students take the necessary steps to prepare, they are more likely to get a better score on the test. Furthermore, students who prepare well...

The Cherne, a relatively quiet study space on the 3rd floor

Students Rank Optimal Study Spaces

Jack Prince, Sci-Tech Editor December 1, 2018

During free block, many students choose to work on their homework, but finding a quiet and productive study spot is often impossible. The most popular study places are those which are quiet enough to focus...

Elle McCarty

Predicting the future of Rockstar Games

Josh Power, Sports Editor November 30, 2018

People are familiar with the major video game corporations – Activision, EA, Nintendo – that have become name brands among gamers. Quietly, Rockstar Games has emerged as a successful studio,...

Students navigate the road, DMV

Students navigate the road, DMV

Jack Prince, Sci-Tech Editor September 28, 2018

The road to getting a driver’s license can feel endless, but after long, hard work comes great reward: the ability to drive alone. Many teenagers desire this privilege as they hope to be more independent,...

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