The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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Resellers target high-demand brands and products to purchase and mark up to buyers

Students Make Money Reselling Clothes, Shoes

Nya Manneh, Contributing Writer June 2, 2021

Gendler has had lots of success when it comes to reselling clothing. Gendler describes reselling as “buying something either for a retail price or find- ing a seller that has it for cheaper...

Michael-Crushshon on a hiking expedition with classmates at The Alzar School in Idaho

Semester Away Created Escape From COVID-19, Fostered Race-related Micro Aggressions

Nya Manneh, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Rabi Michael-Crushshon '22 had the opportunity to participate in a semester away program this year amidst the pandemic and intense political climate, but from the experience, she learned a lot about herself...

2020 Brings Reflections, Learning Opportunities, 2021 Yields Hope

Nya Manneh, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

It’s easy to say that 2020 wasn’t like anyone imagined. Australia caught on fire, police failed to serve and protect black Americans, many beloved celebrities and history makers died, and, of course,...

Kyle also loves to reread her diverse book collection and watch sports movies, one of her favorites being Rudy.

Ms. Kyle Discusses College Counseling Journey

Nya Manneh, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

Sara Kyle, Director of College Counseling, found her passion for counseling early on. Kyle has worked at Blake as a college counselor for 19 years, but she says that she has “been in college admissions...

A Conversation With Your Counselors: Hobbies, Mental Health, Life

A Conversation With Your Counselors: Hobbies, Mental Health, Life

Nya Manneh, Staff Writer December 5, 2020

When it comes to her job, Counselor Jill Rabinovitz believes that the relationships she fosters with students, families, and coworkers are the most important part of her work. Rabinovitz has worked at...

Students may turn to books and other resources to perfect their college essays.

Seniors Struggle to Navigate, Balance College Application Process

Nya Manneh, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

During the normal school year, we would have had 3-5 hours of homework each night, but now that number is closer to 8 with both Homework and At-Home Work due to hybrid. Assignments are sometimes due on...

Melanie Sun 21 makes Ha Cao, which is similar to shrimp dumplings.

Favorite Ethnic Dishes from Students’ Diverse Backgrounds

Nya Manneh, Staff Writer March 9, 2020

With countless ethnicities and backgrounds represented in the Blake School, it’s nice to know more about them. Specifically, from Asia, some Blake Students represent nations such as the Philippines,...

Lucio Bollettieri ‘22 is a distance swimmer, mainly swimming the 200 free, 500 free, 1000 free, and the mile. He placed fourth at state for the 500 free.

Athlete Spotlight: Bearstangs Swimmer Lucio Bollettieri

Nya Manneh, Staff Writer March 6, 2020

Lucio Bollettieri '22 has been a member of the Breck-Blake boys swim team, the Bearstangs, since seventh grade. After going through a few club teams, he is now part of the Hurricane swim team in Hopkins...

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