The Spectrum

Synchronized Swimming Offers Opportunity, Community for Swimmers Across Metro

Synchronized Swimming Offers Opportunity, Community for Swimmers Across Metro

Caroline Hardy, Managing Editor March 15, 2019

“One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight,” chant the seven members of Blake’s extended synchronized swimming team routine. Amidst the blanket-like humidity and roar of the short team in the...

Shenelle Haines

Shenelle Haines

"A spunky chick"
Josie Lagerstrom and Fiona Duffy November 20, 2017

Shenelle Haines was the Blake Tech Department's new edition last year. She worked at Circuit City as a manager, and then as an Apple Genius for eight years, most of the time as a Genius Leader. Working...

Building a Strong Language Foundation

Building a Strong Language Foundation

Language teachers continuously pursue new avenues of learning
Matt Martinez Sutton, Opinions Editor February 9, 2017

Communication, intelligence, cultural appreciation, and empathy. These are just a few things that set language classes apart from the rest of the student itinerary.     Although language classes can...

The girls have shown dedication to improvement and learning as a first year team. Clockwise from top left: Coach Ashley Magnuson, Josie Lagerstrom ‘18, Isabel Friedell ‘19, Rachel Eggert ‘19, Madeline Dopp ‘20, Emma Wilson ‘19, Casey Stocking ‘20, Roshnee Tarafder ‘19, Eva Motolinia ‘18, and Sierra Hoff ‘19.


Synchronized swimming takes off in unison
Isabel Hall, Features Editor April 30, 2015

There are two sides to every story, so they say. Sometimes, the side unseen is where all the action takes place. Nowhere is this more true than in the twisting, twirling world of synchronized swimming,...

Michael Winkey '15 takes aim

New spring sports entice students

How synchronized swimming and clay target came into existence and what to expect from these up and coming teams
Anneliese Moore, Managing Editor March 5, 2015

     Although synchronized swimming and clay target are both part of MSHSL, they have never been offered at Blake.      Josie Lagerstrom ‘18 decided to establish a synchronized swim team at Blake...

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