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Transitioning from Daily Bulletin to BearHug

The scheduling tab of BearHug.
October 3, 2018

Everyday at 3:05 p.m., Blake Upper School students have received Daily Bulletin email in their inbox, courtesy of Betty Brown. But this year, this tradition has been done away with: the bulletin has been...

Rower Reflects on her Sport

Annika Gutzke '19 has been rowing since eighth grade.
September 24, 2018

Annika Gutzke ‘19 started rowing competitively during the summer after her eighth grade year. She remembers sitting in class one day and thinking to herself, “I’m tall; I should row.” She was also...

Taylor competes in Junior Snowboarding World Championships

Submitted by Will Taylor
September 24, 2018

Will Taylor ‘19 competed in the Junior Snowboarding World Championships in Cardrona, New Zealand in early September, placing 28th in the parallel giant slalom event and 34th in the parallel slalom event....

Ultimate Team Splits into Two

Ultimate Team Splits into Two
September 24, 2018

Starting this year, the Blake Ultimate team is splitting up. Sarah Yousha '20 and Jing Jing Munson ‘21 are leading the charge. Yousha says, “We are trying to create an atmosphere that allows for...

SIAC hosts game day, nurtures school bonding

September 9, 2018

On September 4, Blake’s SIAC representatives hosted a game day for the student body in place of assembly that included volleyball, minute to win it, and more party games. In reflection on the event,...

Theater productions announced

Theater productions announced
September 9, 2018

The Upper School Fall Play and Spring Musical were announced to be Rumors, and Fiddler on the Roof to the Upper School Thespians by theater director Diane Landis on Wednesday, September 5, during TASC....

Ben Lee ’19 ends year as National Student Poet representative, starts new chapter

Ben Lee '19 ends year as National Student Poet representative, starts new chapter
September 9, 2018

On August 30, Ben Lee '19, the 2017 National Student Poet representative for the Midwest region, traveled to Washington D.C to welcome the incoming National Student Poets for 2018 at the National Library...

“Back to School” Gallery Installation Opens

September 9, 2018

Returning to the Martha Bennett Gallery is the “Back to School” exhibition, curated by Sara Gregor ‘19 and Azalea Hallin-Graber ‘19. The installation features all forms of art created and submitted...

News brief: Cyrus Northrop Lounge renovations

News brief: Cyrus Northrop Lounge renovations
September 7, 2018

Excellence Accelerated, the financial campaign for updated facilities at the Hopkins campus, has resulted in delays to the renovations for the Cyrus Northrop Lounge. Despite the senior class of 2018’s...

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