The Spectrum

Advisory Activities Spark Opposition

October 15, 2019

Advisories are supposed to be fun, relaxing environments where students can build connections with one another. However, many students feel as though forced advisory activities ruin the fun.  This year, advisories are doing forced activities every week, and students are not happy about it. Melanie Su...

LearningWorks Creates Community, Positive Learning Environment

LearningWorks Creates Community, Positive Learning Environment

Nora Fox, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2019

“I learn so much from my students because we all create a community together through LearningWorks. It feels like Blake transforms into a new place during the summer even though it’s the same building,” explains Addison Anderson ‘19, a teacher at LearningWorks. LearningWorks, a private and public p...

Activities to Explore in Minneapolis during Spring

Activities to Explore in Minneapolis during Spring

Nadia Lee and Nora Fox

April 22, 2019

Although April and May can be a stressful time for students with the culmination of AP exams, finals, and end-of-year assignments, spring is a great time to take advantage of the warm weather outdoors and escape the pressures of schoolwork. From city parks and gardens to yoga and fitness classes, Mi...

Five Minute Breakfast Recipes

Five Minute Breakfast Recipes

Emma Martinez Sutton, Nora Fox, Brooke Lee, Payton Crosby, and Grace Griffin

February 7, 2018

Yogurt Parfait  Ingredients 1/2 cup of vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup fresh or defrosted frozen strawberries in juice ¼ cup of fresh blackberries, raspberries or blueberries 1/4 cup of granola Directions Layer 1/4 cup vanilla yogurt into the bottom of the glass. Combine defros...

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