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Tutorial, TASC become more fun, productive

Tutorial, TASC become more fun, productive

Activities and focused work time aim to create fun and increase productivity
Shagun Sinha, Contributing Writer November 8, 2019

Since the start of the year, librarians Kali Olson and Lizz Buchanan have brought back silent tutorial on Mondays. Two years ago, silent tutorial only happened during exam week. Last year, it was switched...

BEARdecott Award Begins. Olson and Buchanan preparing for Seattle.

BEARdecott Award Begins. Olson and Buchanan preparing for Seattle.

Miki Rierson, Nadia Lee, Editors January 23, 2019

Voting has begun for annual BEARdecott award and will continue until January 23rd. The BEARdecott award is a contest for children’s picture books at Blake, which the Lower School students call, “Everyone...

Libraries offer multiple resources

Libraries offer multiple resources

Sarina Dev, Creative Director December 2, 2018

The Hennepin County Libraries provide great resources for both academic and leisure reading. Library cards are free for Hennepin County residents, and the library has an automatic renewal system to help...

The newly renovated library is the home base for the school's tech staff

Becoming tech warriors

The library staff tells all
Anneliese Moore, Managing Editor December 11, 2015

Especially for ninth and tenth graders, getting to know the teachers outside of the six or seven classes you meet with four times a week can be difficult. However, many of these teachers who you might...

Kali Olson and Lizz Buchanan send out emails on behalf of the library, yearbook, and tech staff.

Return to Sender

Library emails spark debate
Jack Barker, Contributing Writer October 29, 2015

An email a day. Maybe two. Who knew that such an ostensibly trivial issue would snowball into a major controversy? Kali Olson’s emails regarding new developments in the library have raised questions...

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