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Traditions Create Identity, Strong Communities

Seniors from the Class of 2020 work in the

Maggie Seidel, Student Life Editor

September 21, 2019

Many institutions value tradition’s communal aspects and properties that interweave with both daily and habitual activities as well as special moments, Blake being no exception. Traditions, at the core, are designed to unite the community.  David Zalk ‘66, Social Studies Teacher, shares, “Traditions at ...

Nothing Rhymes With Orange

Nothing Rhymes With Orange

Isaac Gittleman, Columnist

May 13, 2019

In my 14 years at Blake, the community is what has supported me through ups and downs, given me perspective, and helped me to start giving back. In listen to Ben Lee’s recent senior speech and reflecting on it, I called into question this community that has supported me for so long, and that’s im...

Legacy Day changes location due to construction

Will Rosenblum, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018

This year’s Legacy day will differ in structure because of the construction on the Hopkins campus.   Legacy day, an annual event at the beginning of each year where grades one through twelve come together to complete various service activities, is usually held solely at the middle and lower sch...

Leaving a legacy

Service from Legacy Day contribute to over 8 non-profit charities; students learn to give back to organizations across the Twin Cities through a series of speeches, activities, and group dialogues.

Drew Rosenblum, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016

Legacy Day is the only day of the year where all three campuses of The Blake School including every grade (1 through 12), over 100 volunteers, and every single faculty member all get together and help give back to the community through service.      For one day out of the 277 we are in school, the entire student ...

Ages of Collaboration

Student volunteers work tirelessly to complete the mural.

Sneha Sinha and Sarah Weinshel

September 29, 2015

While many Blake students were packing up and heading out for vacation this summer, a group of students encompassing all three divisions of our school, alongside Middle School art teacher Seexeng Lee, returned to school to work on an art mural in the Middle School tunnel. During the rigorous five day pr...

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