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Tutorial, TASC become more fun, productive

Tutorial, TASC become more fun, productive

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 to happen on and off for a while and silent tutorial was typically placed in one section of the li...

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 books,” and was modeled after the annual Caldecott award, an annual award celebrating the be...

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 avoid fees for late books.  In addition, the Hennepin Country Libraries offer a huge selection of young...

Becoming tech warriors

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

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 not see every day can be of great help to you, in regard to technology and research questions. The fac...

Return to Sender

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

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 about not only the relevance of the emails themselves but also Blake’s communication systems as a whole ...

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