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Traditions Create Identity, Strong Communities

Traditions Create Identity, Strong Communities

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 ...

Science Teachers Feature Live Animals In Courses

Science Teachers Feature Live Animals In Courses

Maggie Seidel, Staff Writer

February 3, 2019

Animals appear in electives such as Anatomy, Environmental Science, and on Green Team in the Second Semester. As the second semester courses and electives begin, animals remain intertwined with the science experience. The Science Department consistently strives to incorporate nuanced additions while...

Bee club emphasizes the importance of bees

Bee club emphasizes the importance of bees

Maggie Seidel, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2018

The Beekeeping club resumed last year with the goal of nurturing the beehive, as well as promoting the importance of bees in the natural world. After a five year hiatus, the Queen Bee reclaimed her territory following a colony collapse caused by a pesticide spray near Lake Bde Maka Ska. The Queen...

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